2 Days Lake Mburo Safaris; Lake Mburo national park, is located in Kiruhura near the town of Mbarara.The amazing story of how Lake Mburo national park started all began with the two brothers and these were Mburo and kigarama. After one of the two brothers having a dream and was forced to tell his brother about it because of the information that the dream carried, kigarama’s dream was about the downfall of their area that they were living in, which finally came to pass. That resulted in to the death of his brother Mburo hence the name.
Lake Mburo national park has 68 mammals and over 360 bird species and of recent giraffes were introduced to lake Mburo national park and also issues of lions have been recorded in lake Mburo national park, hippopotamuses and crocodiles are also seen in the shores of the park. Lake Mburo national park is the only park with water bodies draining it, with 13 lakes. 5 of these are found in its boundaries but above all Lake Mburo being the largest lake in the park. Lake mburo national park is also known as the nearest national park from all other national parks in Uganda.
This 2 days lake mburo safaris will take you greatly deep in the pure nature of lake mburo national park. You will get an opportunity to see many wildlife animals which includes rare antelope species like the eland and impala with a bonus of viewing the beautiful prints of animals with their natural colors on their bodies. The nature in Lake mburo national park will create a difference most especially during this two days safari in Lake mburo national park.
Highlights of the 2 Days Lake Mburo Safaris
- Guided nature walk in lake mburo national park
- Unforgettable game drive in lake mburo national park
- Visiting the salt licks
- Visiting the Rubanga forest
- Amazing boat cruise
- Service of an English speakers driver or guide
- Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
- One night accommodation
- ExceptionalUganda equator experience
- Airport transfer
Day 1 : Travel From Kampala To Lake Mburo National Park
You will be picked up by your safari guide or driver after you having your heavy breakfast to begin the journey early so as to beat the early morning traffic jam. Therefore you should be on the road at least at 7:40am as you are picked from your hotel or place of residence to start your great safari, to lake mburo national park.
You will be using the Kampala – Mbarara high way and on your way, your professional driver will be forced to make a stopover at the equator and take photographs for your 2 days lake mburo safari.
You will proceed and go through the districts of kalungu, masaka, Lwengo, Lyantonde and then finally through kiruhura district where the Savanna park is also located and due to this you have lunch in the Park Hotel.
After the amazing lunch, you will advance for a boat cruise on Lake Mburo and here you will get an opportunity of seeing lots of wild animals that are habiting most of lake Mburo national park grounds. Some of these animals that are mostly likely to be spotted during this cruising include hippopotamus, zebras, bush buck, crocodiles, accompanied with a variety of birds flying in the skies of this park. Breathtaking views of the surrounding wetland and also grassy hills just from a distance and all this can help you to refresh your mind. After all that you will return and prepare for an overnight and also have dinner within the pure nature of lake mburo national park .
Day 2 : Morning Game Drive in Lake Mburo National Park & Back to Kampala
You will wake up very early in the morning at around 6:45am and take a quick cup of coffee to warm you up and then continue for the game drive. This game drive is carried out in order for you to be able to view nocturnal animals before they return to their hideouts.
You should expect to view animals like impalas, warthogs, zebras, bush backs, and also buffalos and again you stand a chance of seeing elusive leopards if you’re lucky. After the game drive, you come back to the lodge have some moment of relaxation, have lunch and later have a evening nature walk ,after this walk you get ready and kick off to Kampala .
Things to Bring On This Safari
- Torch is essential
- Rain jacket is essential
- Light clothes as the sun does shine pretty bright in this part
- A good zooming lens camera for photos
Come and have your great experience with nature only in the precious grounds of lake mburo national park.