3 Days Lake Mburo Wildlife Safari
3 Days Lake Mburo Wildlife Safari includes 3 days and 2 nights starting and ending in Kampala the capital city of Uganda. Lake Mburo national park is one of the smallest but adventurous destinations in Uganda the pearl of Africa not only for being amongst the best savanna parks but also offers plenty of breath taking tourist activities ranging from Game drive safaris, boat cruise tours, walking safaris, cycling, horseback ride, and many more talking you on an encounter with the true beauty of a thrilling vegetation cover that harbors different wildlife species including mammals such as Zebras, Uganda Kob, Crocodiles, Hippos, antelopes, bird species such as shoebill stork, eagle fish, king fishers and many other wildlife that is seen grazing alongside cattle of the local Banyankore that graze within the park. This 3 days Lake Mburo national park wildlife safari is yet amongst short Uganda wildlife safaris that favors both travelers including budget, midrange and luxury depending on the accommodation type one intends to sleep in while on this 3 days Lake Mburo national park wildlife safari. This adventure is yet one of the best safaris that favors both sole travelers, group tours, family tours and school trips. All you need is spending an overnight in Kampala a day before your safari. You can organize for you accommodation before the start of your safari upon request.
Highlights of 3 days Lake Mburo National park wildlife safari
- Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Lake Mburo National park for an afternoon Boat cruise
- Day 2: Fully day excursion in Lake Mburo National park (walking safari and game drive )
- Day 3: Horseback riding safari and transfer back to Kampala
Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Lake Mburo National park for afternoon Boat cruise
Transfer to Lake Mburo national park: Early in the morning on day 1 of 3 days Lake Mburo national park wildlife safari, expect our company representative to pick you from the communicated location with in Kampala or any nearby location and start your 3-4 hours’ drive straight away to Lake Mburo national park situated in western part of Uganda. The drive journey is short as compared to the drive to other different parks in Uganda and there is a lot of attractions to view along the way including the local people in their farms as farmers and cattle keepers and then enjoy a stopover at the equator to enjoy a brief session of photo taking to enhance your 3 days Lake Mburo national park wildlife safari. After visiting the equator, you will proceed for a short distance drive direct to Lake Mburo national park where you are expected to arrive approaching lunch time, check in your lodge for an early lunch and have some rest.
Afternoon boat cruise in Lake Mburo national park: Later in the afternoon, be transferred for a 2-3 hours boat cruise where you will sail on one of the 8 lakes in Lake Mburo national park while watching several wildlife along the shore of the Lake having some drinking water, view the Hippos, Zebras, buffaloes, Uganda kob, and the cattle among others. After the boat cruise, you will embark on an evening game drive as you return to the lodge to enjoy your dinner and have an overnight sleep awaiting to fully explore the park the next day.
Meal plan: Lunch and dinner
Day 2: Full day excursion in Lake Mburo National park (Walking safari and Game drive)
Full day in Lake Mburo National park: Have your breakfast served as early as possible on day 2 of 3 days Lake Mburo national park wildlife safari and start your day with a guided walking safari through well-defined walking trails to exploring different unique attractions such as Bat caves act as a habitat for bats and pythons. Lake Mburo national park is known as the best destination when it comes to walking safaris due to the nature of the park and the possible encounters along the walk including other mammals, reptiles, amphibians, aquatic wildlife, birds, butterflies and several flora species. After the walk, you will embark on a game drive to explore other parts of the park while in a van to spot more of the attractions including those spotted while on a walking adventure. During the game drive, you will be in position to view several wildlife species including Zebras, Uganda kob, Buffaloes, impalas, Topis, elands and many more. However proceeding to an evening game drive, will open doors to encounter with the nocturnal wildlife including Hyenas, Leopards, serval cats and many more that are always active at night and hiding during day. There are other optional activities to enjoy on this day including Cycling, night game drive, cultural tours, sport fishing, birding and many more.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3: Horseback riding safari and transfer back to Kampala for departures
Horseback riding safari and departures: After breakfast on day 3 of 3 days Lake Mburo national park wildlife safari, head out for a horseback ride safari in the park. Lake Mburo national park is one of the best parks in Uganda that offers thrilling horseback ride tours. However, the maximum weight for one to engage in horseback ride is 100kgs above that one is disqualified to participate in this adventure activity.
Horseback ride in Lake Mburo starts from 30 minutes to about 6 hours depending on one’s choice though the longer the duration the more the money spent as this activity is charged depending on the duration. While on the horseback, you will explore different parts of the park ridding amidst wildlife via woodland and grassland. After the horseback ride, you will return to the lodge for a meal, check out and be driven back to Kampala for a brief city tour before being dropped at Entebbe International airport depending on your departures time to catch a flight back home or to the next travel destination.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
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