Welcome to Lake Mburo National Park


Adjacent to the park are the ranches of the Bahima people, who herd the famed long-horned Ankole cattle, a common sight here, unfortunately both inside and outside the park.


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Lake Mburo National Park activities

$385 Day Trips & Excursions

Lake Mburo National Park Safari Day Tour from Kampala

Your safari will begin at approximately 6:30am as you head to the western part of Uganda to Lake Mburo National Park. During the 3-4 hour drive, you will have a stopover at the equator for an opportunity to stand in the northern and southern hemispheres at the same time. You’ll continue through the grasslands, which are dotted with settlements, plantations and several herds of local long-horned Ankole cattle which are endemic to this part of the country.When you reach the national park, go for a game drive to search for zebras, hippos, crocodiles, elands, antelopes, impalas and a variety of birds. After a lunch break, go for a 2-hour boat ride on Lake Mburo to see a variety of animals such as hippos, crocodiles and several bird species. When the boat ride ends, go for a nature walk to a salt lick to see animals gathering to lick the soil.Return back to your hotel around 7pm in the evening.

$315 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 Days Lake Mburo Safari to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 1, Transfer to Lake Mburo National ParkYou will be picked up from your Hotel in Kampala for your 2 days Lake Mburo safari and our tour guide will transfer you to western Uganda in Lake Mburo National Park. En route to the Park, you will have a stop over at Mpambire drum village and at the Equator at Kayabwe where water experiments will be done to prove to you that you are in both atmospheres (Southern and Northern Hemisphere).Proceed and have a lunch stopover in Masaka town and then later drive towards the Park. Upon entering the park through Nshara Gate, a game drive enroute will be a rewarding activity which will enable you to encounter many of the Parks’ flora and fauna with most wildlife grazing side by side with the Ankole domestic Cattle.You will then go for a 2 hours boat ride on Lake Mburo in the evening which will get you quite close to Crocodiles and Hippos. Dinner and overnight stay at Mihingo Lodge/Mantana luxury tented for Luxury or Arcadia cottages for mid range or Rwonyo campsite for Budget.Day 2, Game drive and transfer back to KampalaEarly morning, you will go for game drive and search for early risers and all other animals that you missed out in the previous game drive. Return to the Lodge for refreshments, Lunch and in the after noon, transfer back to Kampala with Lunch en-route. You will reach Entebbe or Kampala in the evening in time for dinner and overnight stay at your Hotel.This 2 days Lake Mburo safari package is very affordable and best suited for individuals and families looking for a weekend gateway! Please click to inquire or request an obligation free quotation.You may also consider this Overnight Safari to Lake Mburo if time is really an issue;Overnight Safari to Lake Mburo National ParkDay 1, Transfer to Lake Mburo National Parkyour guide will pick you up from Entebbe airport upon arrival or your hotel in Kampala and transfer to Lake Mburo national park with a stopover at the equator for the experiment if you please. Check in at the lodge and have lunch. You will then go for a 2 hours boat ride on Lake Mburo in the afternoon getting you quite close to Crocodiles and Hippos plus a great deal of bird viewing. Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.Day 2, Game drive and transfer back to Kampala enjoy early morning breakfast and go for a game drive where you will encounter the Zebras, buffaloes and antelopes among others. Proceed and exit the park, driving back to Kampala. Drop-off at Entebbe airport for your onward flight or your hotel in Kampala.

$6000 Cultural & Theme Tours

Uganda Safari Wildlife and Cultural Tour 18 Days 17 Nights Tour

Itinerary  • Day 1- On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our representative will meet, greet and transfer you to your Hotel for the overnight.  • Day 2 - The Source of the river Nile Transfer to Mbale, east of Uganda driving through Jinja , the second largest town and Industrial district of Uganda. It is characterized by the Asian architecture, the brewery industries and the colourful gardens. Visit the Source of the Nile on Lake Victoria and then proceed to the spectacular “Bujagali Falls” on the river Nile a few kilometres from the source. Optional: try the unforgettable emotion of white water rafting or bunji jumping, which is one of the main attractions in Jinja. Lunch at Bujagali, where local food is served. In the afternoon drive to Mbale for dinner and overnight.  • Day 3 - The Sipi Fall The activities for this day start with the nature walk to the spectacular waterfalls on the river Sipi, which originates from Mount Elgon. The starting point is at Crow’s Nest, a camping and lodging site. You will see the caves, plantations of coffee, matooke and sugarcane plantations along the way. We ensure that you have packed lunch for the day. Return to Jinja in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.  • Day 4 - The rhinos of Ziwa sanctuary • Day 5 - The Murchison Falls National Park • Day 6 - The boat cruise on the river Nile • Day 7 - Fort Portal at the foothill of the Mountains of the Moon • Day 8 - The Semliki Hot Springs • Day 9 – Queen Elizabeth National Park • Day 10 –The Kyambura Chimp Trekking • Day 11 –climbing lions of ishasha. • Day 12 -The encounter with mountains gorillas • Day 13 – The wonderful Lake Bunyonyi • Day 14 - Lake Mburo National Park • Day 15 - Departure Optional Extension: • Day 15 - The Ssese Islands of Lake Victoria • Day 16 - The Islands tour • Day 17 - Ecological Nature walk and Bugala Village tour. • Day 18 - Kampala City Tour

$3035 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 Day Gorilla Tracking Tour

Day 01: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport for your 8 Days Gorilla Tracking Tour. After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park through the small towns of Uganda. Make a stopover at the Equator line for photograph and some informative talks and experiments. Enjoy an en route game drive as you drive to your lodge\hotel for check in and lunch. After lunch you will have a boat on the lake.Day 02: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. After breakfast, enjoy an en route game drive through Lake Mburo National Park and then Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in South Western Uganda. This journey takes you through the green rolling hills of Uganda with banana and tea plantations and good scenic views. Day 03: Gorilla Tracking Day. Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Tracking at 7:45 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. Day 04: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This morning you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park, be prepared for some incredible scenery along the way. You will arrive in time for Lunch at the lodge and game drive in the plains of Kasenyi Day 05: Morning Game drive and afternoon boat on Kazinga Channel. This morning you will head to back to the plains of Kasenyi for a morning game drive to try to find what could have missed the previous day. Lunch will be served at the lodge and after you will head to the jetty along kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise. This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals .Day 06: Morning game drive and transfer to Kibale National Park After an early breakfast drive to the northern bank of Queen Elizabeth National Park (kasenyi) area in searches the wild animals which include: Elephants, Buffalos, and the wild cats, Savanna birds and deferent species of antelopes such water buck Uganda kobs among others.Day 07: Chimp Tracking. This morning after breakfast you will drive to the park headquarters to join other trackers for a briefing and after you will be taken for chimpanzee tracking, through Kibale Forest National Park. During this walk you will have chances of seeing many of the 13 primate species native to Kibale Forest National Park. After lunch you will drive to Bigodi for a swamp walk. Day 08: Departure This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to back to Kampala\ Entebbe International Airport for your next flight out.

$1380 Kid Friendly

3 Days Lake Mburo National Park Safari

ItineraryDay 1: Travel to Lake Mburo National Park – nature walk & hike in the parkStop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Western RegionYou will enjoy a scenic drive through lush greenery, steep landscapes, rugged hills and a mass of serene countryside, to Lake Mburo National Park situated in the Western region of Uganda. Once you arrive at the park, you will unwind and set out for a guided nature walk and hike through the woodlands where you will sight several forest birds and mammals. A hike to the top of the hill will reward you with a spectacular view of nine of the region’s fourteen lakes. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Game drive in the park – boat cruise on Lake MburoStop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Western RegionIn the early morning, you will hit one of the park’s networks of game tracks for viewing opportunities. While driving through, you will sight many wildlife species including; zebras, elands, waterbucks, buffaloes, leopards, hyenas and topis. In the afternoon, you will embark on a 2-hour boat cruise on Lake Mburo. You will spot crocodiles and hippos at the banks, and a variety of water birds. Besides sailing, you can crown your excursion with spot fishing on the lake. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Birding excursion in the park – return to KampalaStop At: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala, Central RegionYou will embark on a bird watching excursion in any of the park’s famous birding spots; the swampy valleys of Warukiri and Miriti, the roadsides between Rwonyo camp and the jetty, the viewing platforms at the salt licks, and Rubanga forest. After the excursion, you will embark on your return trip to Kampala. This will mark the end of your safari. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$1200 Kid Friendly

4 days wildlife safaris in uganda

ItineraryDay 1: Entebbe-Queen Elizabeth-Lake Mburo National ParkStop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Western RegionOur driver guide will pick you from the hotel or Kampala to queen Elizabeth national park, as you travel, you will have a stopover at the Uganda Equator for photography,You will continue and have your lunch at the Igongo cultural centre, Reach in queen Elizabeth national park and have an evening game drive.Your game drive in the evening will allow you to see a number of wildlife like lions, elephants, buffalos, hyenas and others,You will have your accommodation in either of the following lodges,Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: you have your dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge, as you wait for the next day,Day 2: Take a morning game driveStop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Western Region You will after breakfast, have a morning game drive then have a trip via katwe crater lake,Through this game drive, you will see the wildlife like lions, buffaloes, forest dogs, water bucks, and the Uganda Kobs,From here, you will have your lunch, and then go in for 3hour boat ride along Kazinga channel at lake Edward, where you will be able to see the hippos as they also swim and play in the water,You will take photos, watch birds at the same time.After all this, you will relax have your dinner and overnight at either of the following,Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Mweya safari lodgeDay 3: Transfer to lake Mburo national park where you will have boat rides, visit the Igongo cultural center,Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Western RegionYou will be transferred to lake mburo national park, after your breakfast and this will take you about 3hours driving,As you drive , you will pass by Igongo cultural center, and tour the cultural museum, which collects the tribes of south western Uganda, the old people sculptures, and cows,You will proceed to lake Mburo national park for about 33km from igongo cultural centre,Safari tour in four days.Tour lake Mburo and make it a memory.You will then connect to lake Mburo national park and you will start with a boat cruise,This boat cruise will allow you to have a view at the hippos, crocodiles, and other wild life like giraffe,,Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Eagle's Nest Safari LodgeDay 4: Take a game drive and transfer to kampalaStop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Western RegionOn this last day of 4 days safari, you will have a game walk/ drive and then you will prepare to return to Kampala, or your home, or our hotel, or airport for flight.You will on this day take your game walk and see the zebras, leopards, bush bucks and other wildlife,You will prepare and transfer to Kampala, a 3-4 hour drive,This will the mark the end of your safari with Kenlink tours and travel, hoping to see you next time.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: muyenga hotel

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