3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda Safari – Short Uganda Safari
3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda Safari a Short Uganda Safari to the whispers of the wild is a perfect getaway to the jungle. The 3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda Safari is one of Uganda’s most endowed national parks with wildlife and aquatic tourist activities like boat cruises on Lake Mburo. The park is known to be the smallest savannah park in Uganda yet without carnivores. The park harbors beautiful flora and fauna which attracts visitors throughout the year.
Brief 3 Days Lake Mburo Safari Uganda
- Day 1: From Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park with an afternoon boat cruise.
- Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise.
- Day 3: Activity of choice (guided nature walks, bicycle tours, sport fishing) then return to Kampala.
Destination: Lake Mburo National Park
Accommodation: Mpogo Safari Lodge
Detailed 3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda Safari
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, afternoon Boat Cruise and Night Game Drive
After early morning breakfast at your hotel, your driver/guide will be there to pick you up. You will have a moment as he gives you a brief of these entire 3 days at Lake Mburo National Park Safari Uganda. The drive is about 3-4 hours to the park so by 8 am, you will hit the road with the first stopover being at the equator for some lovely pictures. You may also have an option of taking a cup of coffee/tea before embarking on the 3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda Safari.
Continue with the drive to the park and on arrival, you will check in to your lodge. Later have your lunch and relax your mind as you prepare yourself for an evening boat cruise. The driver will take you on the boat cruise on Lake Mburo.
This will bring you face to face with beautiful flora and fauna including several mammals such as otters, buffalos, antelopes, several hippos, and crocodiles. Several bird species including the rare shoebill, African fish eagle, kingfishers, blue-headed weaver birds, herons, and many more water birds can also be spotted in the park.
In the afternoon, after a 2-3 hours boat cruise, return to your lodge, freshen up and go for an evening game drive which begins at 6:30 pm. There is also a night game drive with a professional armed ranger which offers you a better chance of watching several nocturnal mammals such as bush babies and porcupines out of their hideouts in search of food in the park since they are active at night. After a night game drive, return to your lodge, enjoy your dinner and rest from a tiresome day.
- Luxury: Mihingo Safari Lodge/Rwakobo Rock
- Mid-range: Eagle’s Nest Lodge/Arcadia Cottages
- Budget: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/Rwonyo Rest Camp
- Meals: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2 of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda safari: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise
The morning game drive at Lake Mburo National Park starts at 6: 30 am. This means that you need to wake up as early as possible to have your breakfast before your driver hits on your lodge to pick you up to begin the game drive.
This game drive will be the best experience of your 3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda Safari as you will be able to see several ground mammals and nocturnal mammals in abundance.
These mammals include; the elands, zebras, giraffes, warthogs, impalas, waterbucks, and herds of cattle as they all graze on fresh vegetation early in the morning.
This will take you between 2-4 hours to drive inside the park. After the game drive, you will go back to your lodge, have a break, take lunch and freshen up ready for an afternoon boat cruise.
Here you will have a good view to spot different species of mammals like crocodiles, hippos, and several water birds among others. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda safari: Activity of choice (guided nature walks, bicycle tours, sport fishing) then return to Kampala
The guided nature walks in Lake Mburo start at 7 am. This means that you have to wake up but not as early as the previous day. Have your breakfast and wait for the guide to come and pick you up.
A guided ranger follows the trail towards Rwonyo where several wild animals licking on the tasty rock. You will also be in a position to see several mammals including the nocturnal returning to their dens, and several bird species among others. This nature walks lasts between 2-3 hours
A bicycle tour, this is another exciting 1-hour ride within the park and around passing through several mammals including the zebras, antelopes, buffalos, and many more in the park.
You may opt for sport fishing since Lake Mburo National Park is mostly covered by water and harbors several fish species including the catfish, Nile perch, tilapia, tiger fish tiger, Ngara, and barbel all found in the water bodies of Lake Mburo National Park.
After all the activities of the day, you will return to the lodge, have your lunch and at around 3 pm check out. You will meet your driver and start your journey back to Kampala. Drop off at the place of residence in Kampala.
- Meals: Breakfast and lunch
End of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda safari
3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda safari Inclusions and Exclusions
- Transportation in a tour van/Land cruiser.
- Service of an English -speaking tour guide/driver
- All activities mentioned in the itinerary.
- Park admissions
- Accommodation on full board.
- Entrance fees to all destinations as per the program
- Transfer to and from the airport.
- All activities not mentioned in the program.
- Phone calls bills
- International transfers.
- Gratitude to tour guides
- Personal insurance.
- Personal effects of any nature.
- Hotel fees before and after the safari.