DAY 1: Kampala – Lake Mburo National Park
Our safari guide will pick you from your hotel and depart by road to Lake Mburo National Park. Lake Mburo is one of Uganda’s smaller national parks extending over 260 Km of undulating territory. Have a stopover at the Equator for photography, and at Royal Drum makers to see the ceremonial drums of the Buganda Kingdom. Have Lunch Enroute. Proceed to Lake Mburo National Park. The drive will give you the chance to view different animals harbored in the park. These include Burchell’s zebras, Oribis, Defassa waterbucks, Bohor reedbuck, impalas, elands and other ungulates. There are also bird viewing opportunities since the park is blessed with a number of birds such as African finfoot, papyrus bush shrike. After checking in, you will take an evening game drive. Dinner and Overnight in Mihingo Lodge / Mantana Tented Camp / Arcadia Cottages.
Luxury Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge / LakeMburo Safari Lodge / Mantana Tented Camp.
Midrange Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages.
Budget Accommodation: Rwonyo Rest Camp.
Estimated Time from Kampala – Lake Mburo National Park: 4 – 5Hours
Estimated Distance: Km
Daily Flights from Entebbe / Kajjansi:
DAY 2: Game drive – Nature walk
Take a morning game drive to catch up with the early risers. Return to the lodge for breakfast. A ranger guide takes you for a nature walk to the Salt Lick Area which is a strategically located wooden platform (Observation point). You will have the chance to see at least four different species of animals at any one point while they lick the salty soil. Lake Mburo is the only place in this part of Uganda where you can see zebras and Impalas licking salt. It’s also the best place to see the African Eland, Africa’s largest antelope! After lunch visits the Nkokonjeru tombs belonging to the last two Kings of Ankole kingdom and later go farm tourism adventure at the local people’s farms to see the Ankole long horned cattle. Return to the Hotel/lodge for dinner and overnight as above.
DAY 3: Return for Kampala
After breakfast return to Kampala or transfer to airport for a flight.