Explore the charm of Lake Mburo National Park, the smallest savannah national park in western Uganda. Situated in Kiruhura, Isingiro, and Mbarara districts, this safari offers a unique opportunity to encounter diverse wildlife, including zebras, buffaloes, hippos, warthogs, leopards, jackals, and elands. With over 300 bird species, it’s also a birding enthusiast’s paradise. Engage in thrilling activities like game drives, a boat cruise, nature walks, and a stopover at the equator for photography and geographical insights.
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Lake Mburo NP Upon arrival at the airport, your driver-guide will transfer you to Lake Mburo National Park via Masaka road, the closest national park to Kampala. The journey offers picturesque landscapes, lush greenery, and a glimpse of Uganda’s serene countryside. Enjoy a stopover at the Uganda equator in Kayabwe for souvenirs and photos. Depending on your arrival time, opt for a nature walk around the park.
Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise Embark on a morning game drive after breakfast, exploring the park’s diverse wildlife, including zebras, elands, waterbucks, buffaloes, leopards, hyenas, and Topis. The game drive, lasting 2-3 hours, provides an immersive safari experience. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat cruise along Lake Mburo, spotting hippos and crocodiles. Optionally, try sport fishing for added adventure.
Day 3: Bush Walking and Transfer Back to Kampala If time allows, take a bush walk safari after a relaxed breakfast, spotting various wildlife. Check out of the lodge and embark on the journey back to Kampala, with another stopover at the equator. The approximately 4-hour drive on the tarmac road concludes with a drop-off at the airport or your hotel, depending on your flight schedule.
Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Lake Mburo National Park, creating unforgettable memories on this captivating safari experience.