2 Day Lake Mburo National park wildlife viewing Safari Adventure


Day & Night Game drive, Boat ride, Equator Visit, Mpambire drum Makers.


Lake mburo National Park


2 Days


All Year Round

Tour Overview

This 2 Day Lake Mburo National Park Wildlife Viewing Safari Adventure takes you to one of Uganda’s smallest National Park. The Lake Mburo National Park is located approximately 240km by road west of Kampala and takes you about 4 hours drive making it the closest park to Kampala or Mbarara. The park is home to over 68 mammal species such as buffaloes, bush pigs, and leopards and is famous for having large numbers of Zebras as well as various bird species. The park also has great sceneries starting from the rolling hills, the lush forests to the Savannah grasslands, and seasonal swamps to lakes. There are 5 lakes in the park where by you can engage in sport fishing for opportunities to catch large tilapia and other fish species, also large numbers of hippos occupy the lakes. While in the park on your Night Game drive you might not want to miss out on seeing the leopards, hyenas, and side-stripped jackals if lucky.

2 Day Lake Mburo National park wildlife viewing Safari Adventure – DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1: Depart Kampala / Entebbe for Lake Mburo National Park, an evening Boat ride.

Our Driver Guide will pick you up from your Hotel in Kampala and drive towards the Western part of Uganda passing through small towns like Lyantonde and Masaka towns along the Kampala-Mbarara road. You will have a stopover at the equator monument for a water experiment and Photographs. Later on arrival in the park, continue for lunch at the Restaurant or lodge of your choice after proceeding along the park trails where you will spot various animals such as the elands, warthogs, buffaloes, zebras, waterbucks and many others. In the evening you will have a two-hour boat ride excursion along the lake where you will have great chances to see different animals like crocodiles, hippos, topis and birds like the African fish eagles and the rare African fin foot. Many animals such as buffaloes and antelopes gather here to drink water so an opportunity to enjoy wildlife, especially marine animals. After your boat cruise drive to the lodge for dinner and an overnight at Luxury accommodation: Mihingo Lodge

Midrange accommodation: Rwakobo Rock Lodge / Mihingo

Budget accommodation: Eagle’s nest

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

DAY 2: Morning Game drive & drive back to Kampala

Have an early morning breakfast and start off a 3 hours game drive through the Park. This will give you an amazing glimpse of the Savannah and the 5 lakes.  A game drive in lake Mburo National Park will guarantee you herds of buffaloes, zebras, impalas, antelopes, zebras, hyenas, topis, hippos, birds and so much more without driving so much also not forgetting the different bird species on the acacia trees and near the lake making beautiful sounds. After the game drive head back to Kampala with a stopover at Mpambire royal drum makers for you to see how local drums are made out of trees and animal hides and skins. On Arrival in Kampala, you will be dropped off either at your hotel or at the airport for your departure flight back home. End of your 2 Day Lake Mburo National park wildlife viewing Safari Adventure

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

The above 2 Day Lake Mburo National park wildlife viewing Safari Adventure includes:

  • Park entrance fees
  • Professional English-speaking driver guide
  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with a pop-up roof.
  • Fuel for the tour
  • Boat cruise
  • Day game & one-night Game drive
  • Drinking Bottled water in the Vehicle
  • Activities included in the itinerary
  • Photography and touring
  • One Night Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)
  • Equator Visit

The above 2 Day Lake Mburo National park wildlife viewing Safari Adventure Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Accommodation while in Kampala (First and last night)
  • Entry Visa fees to Uganda at USD50.00
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All Personal expenses of personal nature such as Souvenirs, crafts, beverages/drinks, laundry, and optional activities.

Time & Dates of Travel:

This is a private tour, departure can be organized for any time throughout the year subject to the availability of accommodation and transport.

Accommodation Booking: 

The Accommodations Mentioned in the Program depend on availability and Reservations are only made after your booking Confirmation. In case the mentioned accommodations are not available during the requested period, we will always do our best to book one for you in the same Class. This is done only after consulting you. While on a Safari always be sure to have all your belongings before checking out of the Accommodations to avoid losing things that may be important to you.


Our Safaris involve a lot of travelling on the main Tarmac and Dirt Roads thus transport is provided in closed 4X4 Wheel drive Toyota Land Cruisers for all luxury Tours and the standard 4×4 Wheel drive Safari minivans for all Midrange – Budget Safaris. All Vehicles are provided with pop-top roofs for easy and excellent safari viewing. All passengers will have a dedicated window seat. Your professional English-speaking and courteous driver/guide will be at your disposal for questions or translations.

For fly-in Tours/safaris / Private Charter flights: a combination of light aircraft and small plane Charters can fly you to all National Parks in Uganda Such as;

  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Kisoro and Kihihi Airstrip) for your Gorilla Trekking Safari.
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park (Mweya and Kasese Airstrip) to view the Park’s Big Five Game Safari.
  • Murchison Falls National Park (Pakuba and Chobe Airstrip) to view the Park’s Big Five Game Safari and the Murchison Falls.
  • Lake Mburo National Park ( Mbarara Airstrip)
  • Kibale Forest National Park ( Kasese Airstrip)
  • Kidepo National Park.  These Flights decrease the miles on ground needed to reach remote destinations. This is also Combined with the use of closed 4×4 Wheel Drive Vehicles with pop-top roofs that pick you up from the Airfields since they are located far away from the National Parks and Lodges that are usually in remote areas and this may involve some travelling on main tarmac or dirt roads to reach the final destinations.

What to bring with you for a wildlife safari

  • A rain Jacket is essential as it could unpredictably Rain
  • Light Clothes as the sun does shine pretty bright in Murchison falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks
  • Torch is essential for safety purposes
  • Sunglasses to protect you from direct sun rays
  • A zoom lens Camera for photographs
  • A good insect repellent to keep those persistent Insects and Mosquitoes away.

NB: It is not a guarantee to see all the Various Animals in the Parks, especially Cats but there is a great chance that you might see them during an Evening or Early Morning Game drive because it is less hot around that time and therefore the animals are freely roaming around as opposed to typical afternoon hours when it gets too hot for the animals and they go undertaking cover from the sun.

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You can also choose to go for our 10 days Uganda wildlife & gorilla safari or our more interesting safari package 15 day Uganda wildlife & Gorillas