How many days are best for safari to Lake Mburo National Park; It’s only 3 days which you can take to enjoy unforgettable safari to Lake Mburo national park, though it may seem to be a short safari tour package but worth a safari. However, Lake Mburo national park is one of Uganda’s smallest park which can easily outreached by the vehicle, approximately 3 to 4 hours’ drive to access the main safari destination. The park inhabits diversity of wild animals  ‘’antelopes ‘’such as impala, zebras, elephants, buffalos, topis, wild dogs and paradise for bird’s life and some of bird life include; brown chested wattle plover ,African fin foot ,Abyssinian ground ,yellow billed duck ,white tailed pelican ,white winged black tern ,Common scimitar bill ,greater cormorant ,Yellow billed duck ,grey snipe ,white winged barber ,pink backed pelican ,grey crowned crested crane ,tabora cisticola ,papyrus yellow warbler , long tailed cisticola ,yellow breasted apalis, white headed barbet among other. Optional activities to engage in though we have short listed some of them in itinerary but suggest looking for any other activities to do here includes; horseback riding but a private activity, Cycling, birding, walking safari, community walk, camping among others

Safari highlights of 3 Days Lake Mburo National Park

Day1: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Day 3: Morning Nature walk and Drive Back to Kampala or Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo national park –evening game drive

Depending on traveler’s location in Kampala or Entebbe, you will meet with your safari guide and set off to Lake Mburo national park early in the morning at 8am.Drive to lake Mburo national park where you will be given a chance to have a stopover at the equator in Kayabwe long Masaka road. After continue the Journey via Masaka driving to the park. Arrive at the park in lunch time, enjoy it at the booked lodge as you get prepared for evening game drive.

Evening game drive: After lunch, relax at the lodge as you get ready for an evening game drive. While on game drive you will be able to explore the park’s treasures like eland, zebras, topis, giraffes, buffaloes, otter, water bucks and different unique bird species. Drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

How Many Days Are Best for Safari to Lake Mburo National Park
Game Drives in Lake Mburo

 Accommodation Options

Mihingo lodge – Luxury

Arcadia Cottages – Mid-range

Eagle nest lodge -Budget

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Morning game drive: You will wake up, have aroma tea breakfast with delicious snacks, after meet up with your driver or guide for your morning game drive in open plains. During your game drive expect to see number of mammals grazing in savannah grassland and such animals include buffalos, eland, topis, zebra’s impala, have a chance to see nocturnal species after returning back to their hideout, you will also be able to encounter beautiful bird species. After game adventure, drive back to the lodge rest and lunch.

Boat cruise :Later ,in the afternoon go for afternoon boat cruise along lake Mburo which begins at exactly 2pm.Along your boat cruise on lake Mburo ,you will get amazed of cruising near water mammals like hippos ,crocodiles  and other species will be seen along the water banks quenching for thirsty like otters ,antelopes ,water bucks ,topis ,zebras ,water birds like blue headed weaver ,heron ,pelicans ,fish eagles ,king fishers ,shoe bill stork among others .After ,you will drive back to the lodge do refreshment and have dinner .Your overnight stay in the same lodge which was first opinion.

Day 3: Morning nature walk and transfer back to Kampala

Morning nature walk :Wake up early ,have breakfast and go for morning guided nature walk on foot accompanied by armed ranger with in the forests and interesting park trails where you will be able to discover the hidden treasures of the park .As your busy wondering around the park’s nature beauty ,you will have more experience of exploring different vegetation types and mammals like buffaloes  ,eland ,bird species such as white winged warbler ,African fish eagle ,grey crown crane ,brown chest lapwing ,black-bellied bustard ,emerald spotted wood and many more to see here on your visit.

How Many Days Are Best for Safari to Lake Mburo National Park
Nature Walks in Lake Mburo

After return back lodge for lunch and check out. Then depart back to Kampala to be dropped to your hotel or Entebbe to catch up with your flight.

End of 3 days Lake Mburo national Safaris.

Trip includes

Park entrance fees

Walking safari

Knowledgeable English speaking guide

Full board accommodation

Boat cruise on Lake Mburo

Bottled water on safari

4×4 Wheel drive

Fuel on safari

Trip excludes

International flight and Visas

Personal expense like telephone calls, extra meals, laundry, soft drinks, hard drinks, portage and wait staff gratitude.