Overview of the 1 Day short Uganda wildlife safari Lake Mburo National Park Uganda
Our short Uganda wildlife safari tour is a private tour that takes you to the smallest National Park in Uganda and the closest of all parks from Kampala; Lake Mburo National Park Uganda. As part of your Uganda safari adventure, you will explore the park’s wildlife with a game drive, the crocodiles, hippos and several birds on a launch cruise or decide to get close to nature on a guided walking safari.
Situated close to southwestern Uganda, along the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara highway, Lake Mburo National Park is home to thousands of Burchell’s Zebras, massive herds of “impalas”; an animal whose name is where Uganda’s capital city name “Kampala” was derived. During your Uganda wildlife safari game drive in a comfortable 4×4 safari Land cruiser, expect to see Eland antelopes, topi, bushbuck, common duiker, oribi, Defassa waterbuck, Bofor reedbuck, Buffalos, warthogs, bush-pigs.
After your lunch, you will have a launch cruise along Lake Mburo where you will have the best sight of the crocodiles, hippos as well as birds. Your 1 Day short Uganda wildlife safari will end with a game drive as you return to Kampala. This safari Uganda will start and end in Kampala.
Highlight of the 1 Day short Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park Uganda
- This 1-day short Uganda wildlife safari tour to Lake Mburo National Park requires that you wake up so early in the morning so that your set for the journey by 6am in the morning. Have your breakfast packed for you at your hotel.
- You will drive to Lake Mburo National Park for a distance of about 235km in about 3-4 hours along the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara highway.
- Arrive at the park through the Sanga gate, check in and start away with a game drive with en route for lunch.
- After lunch, you will go for a boat cruise along Lake Mburo, expect to see several birds, hippos, crocodiles as well as other wildlife animals.
- Have your last game drive as you retire from the park back to Kampala.
Detailed itinerary of the 1 Day short Uganda wildlife safari Lake Mburo National Park Uganda
Our professional guide will pick you up at your hotel very early in the morning so you can start your journey by 6am. Upon his arrival, he will take you through a short briefing about your 1-day short Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park, have your breakfast packed and set for your journey driving through several small towns and villages having sights of the wonderful ever green hills in the “Pearl of Africa”.
Upon arrival in the park, through the Sanga gate, check in and start your game drive straight away for about 2-3 hours. During the game drive, you will sight several wildlife in this compact gem like, impalas, eland, buffalo, warthog, topi, impala, duiker, bushbuck, waterbuck, zebra and many more.
At 1pm, you will have lunch at one of the lodges or restaurants in the park for about 30 minutes, proceed to Lake Mburo for your boat cruise, which is a 2hours amazing experience having good sights of the crocodiles, hippos and other animals along the lake banks as they quench their thirst. This lake is also a birders paradise so expect to see a good number of birds.
After the boat cruise, you shall have your last game drive as you leave the park and proceed to Kampala where our trip ends.
You will have a great drive with a short stopover at the equator, where you will have chance to take some photos and a polar water experiment. After the stop, continue with your journey to Kampala arriving late in the evening.
End of your 1 Day short Uganda wildlife safari Lake Mburo National Park Uganda