Lake Mburo National Park Uganda is situated in western Uganda in Mbarara and Kiruhura districts. Lake Mburo National Park is about 57km from Mbarara the main city near the park and a drive to the park takes about 1 hour. While coming from Kampala, the park is approximately 228km and driving to the park from Kampala is about 4 hours if you are driving to park without any stop overs. Lake Mburo National Park is the nearest park from Kampala of all parks in Uganda.
Because the park is near, it is possible to do a one-day wildlife safari tour in the park if you are short of time. However, if you have a more time than just a day, there is a lot to explore in the park and lots of exciting activities to do such as game drives, nature walks, horse riding, boat cruise, quad biking, bird watching and you can do all these activities in just one day.
2 days Wildlife safari in Lake Mburo National Park Uganda
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
You will be picked from the destination of your choice by our Uganda safari guide. If you are arriving through the airport at Entebbe, you will be welcomed by your safari guide and then start your journey/transfer you to the Park. While driving to the park, your driver guide will make a stop over at the Equator for photographs and also do a polar water experiment.
After the equator, you will proceed to the park arriving in time for lunch and later go for an afternoon boat cruise where you will encounter with several hippos, crocodiles and birds. This boat is very nice for people on Uganda birding safaris as well as Uganda wildlife safaris since you get chance to see a lot of birds and animals as they quench their thirst in Lake Mburo.
After the boat cruise, you will be driven to your lodge/hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay until the following day.
Day 2: horse riding and game drive and then Transfer back to Kampala / Entebbe or at your area of stay.
Horse riding can be done in the morning between 8am-4pm. Horse riding in Lake Mburo National Park doesn’t require a skilled person because it can be done by anyone. Horseback riding is done for about 3-4 hours. This is the only activity in the park that gives you chance to get close to the animals.
The Lake Mburo National Park game drive will enable you take lots of photos of the wild game found in Lake Mburo National Park. During game drives, tourists see variety of birds as well animals found with in the park for example the elands, impalas, antelopes and giraffes. Game drives are one of the best activities enjoyed by tourists on Uganda wildlife safaris.
After your activities, you will board the vehicle and transfer back to Kampala.
Drop-off will be at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport for your onward flight.
End of your safari