3 DAYS UGANDA FISHING SAFARI & WILDLIFE TOUR TO LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK, SPOT FISHING SAFARI IN UGANDA

3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour To Lake Mburo National Park – SAFARI OVERVIEW3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari

3 days Uganda fishing safari & wildlife tour to Lake Mburo National Park is a 2 nights/3 day sport fishing safari in Uganda and wildlife viewing in Lake Mburo National Park which starts and ends in Kampala. On this trip, several exciting activities await photoshoots at the Uganda Equator crossing, boat cruise on Lake Mburo, sport fishing on Lake Mburo, and wildlife game viewing adventure on foot within Lake Mburo National Park.

Covering an area of about 370km2, Lake Mburo Park is Uganda’s smallest savannah park, located conveniently close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda. The park features magical savannah grass and woodland with much acacia. It is the best place in Uganda to see the Common eland (the second largest antelope in the world) and has about 350 species of birds and 68 different species of mammals including Burchell’s zebras, Rothschild’s giraffe, Impalas (which, in Uganda, only lives here), Cape buffalos, Defassa waterbucks, Common warthog, Oribi, Reedbuck, Spotted hyenas, Jackals, and Leopards.

There are 5 lakes within the park which are home to hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of waterbirds, with Lake Mburo being the largest and fully inside the park boundary. Lake Mburo contains 6 fish species including Tilapia and the fishing exploration will be carried out at Mazinga sport fishing spot. This magical 3 days fishing safari in Uganda & wildlife viewing tour to Lake Mburo National Park will reward you with incredible animal encounters, awesome photography opportunities, and memories to last a lifetime.

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3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park – PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES

Whole day sport-fishing experience on Lake Mburo

Boat cruise on Lake Mburo

Game viewing & bird watching adventure in Lake Mburo NP on foot

The Uganda Equator crossing experience

3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park – PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES

Whole day sport-fishing experience on Lake Mburo

Boat cruise on Lake Mburo

Game viewing & bird watching adventure in Lake Mburo NP on foot

The Uganda Equator crossing experience

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3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park –SAFARI HIGHLIGHT

Day 1: Drive to Lake Mburo NP with a stop at the equator en-route & enjoy a boat cruise on arrival

Day 2:  Undertake a full day fishing experience on Lake Mburo, at Mazinga sport fishing spot.

Day 3: Enjoy a morning game walking safari in Lake Mburo Park & transfer back to Kampala

3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park − DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park with a Stop at the Equator En-route & Enjoy a Boat Cruise on Arrival.

We’ll start our day with an early breakfast at around 6.30 am, then check out of our accommodation in Kampala and embark on a 240km (3-4 hours) drive southwest to Lake Mburo National Park. The journey to Lake Mburo Park will give you opportunities to see remarkable landscapes and scenery in Uganda’s countryside. You’ll pass agricultural fields of different people working or seated by the stalls of crafts or fresh fruits and vegetable markets.

We’ll make a stop en route at the Uganda Equator crossing at Kayabwe trading centre (about 77km from Kampala) for amazing photo shoots and water experiments can be made here to justify the geographical separation between the northern and southern hemispheres. From Kayabwe, we proceed on the drive past Lukaya town a famous spot for Muchomo (grilled meat) vendors and Masaka town before approaching Lyantonde.

Upon arrival at Lake Mburo National Park, we’ll check-in at the lodge, settle for lunch after which we’ll connect to Rwonyo jetty for an afternoon 2 hours boat cruise on Lake Mburo. In addition to the attractive scenery and simple pleasure attached to being on the water, this stunning boat cruise offers reliable and spectacular sightings of Hippos, Crocodiles, Buffaloes and Waterbucks.

Several waterbirds including African fish eagle, Kingfishers, Egrets and Herons can all be seen on the lake while Ross’s turaco and Narina trogon are frequently seen in lakeside thickets. Lake Mburo is also a great place in Uganda to see the elusive African finfoot, which is generally associated with still water below overhanging branches. Retire from the encounter and do a simple game drive as you connect to the lodge.

Highlight of the day: – The equator crossing experience and boat cruise on Lake Mburo.

 

Accommodation:-

Luxury/Upmarket: – Mihingo Safari Lodge/Matana Tented Camp

Mid-range/Moderate: – Rwakobo Rock/Emburara Farm Lodge/Arcadia Lodge Mburo

Budget/Basic: – Eagles Nest Mburo

 

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: – Approx. 240km or 3 – 4 hours

 

Activities & services of the day:-

  • Transfer to Lake Mburo
  • Photo-shoots at the Equator
  • Boat cruise on Lake Mburo

Optional activities you can choose to do on this day:-

  • Night game drive
  • Horseback safaris
  • Evening game drive

 

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park: Undertake a Full Day Fishing Experience on Lake Mburo, at Mazinga Sport Fishing Spot.

After breakfast at around 8.00 am, we’ll embark on a whole day sport fishing adventure on the scenic Lake Mburo. The Lake supports a range of 6 fish species and these include the Tilapia which is the common, the Lungfish along with the Mudfish. The designated fishing spot Mazinga and anglers are required to bring their own equipment for fishing.

On this sport fishing encounter, you will a variety of other wildlife, as Lake Mburo is a natural haven for beautiful flora and fauna. The shores teem with animals and birds. Crocodiles and hippos are permanent residents and buffalos come to drink during the dry season. The wide variety of resident birds includes Malachite Kingfishers, Pied Kingfishers, African Fish Eagles, Rufous Long-tailed Starlings, Blue-headed Weavers, Green-necked Doves, Hammerkops, Pelicans, Herons, Cormorants and even rare Shoebills.

Retire to the lodge and enjoy an evening campfire roasting/grilling your delicious Tilapia that you caught yourself. Rest for overnight

Highlight of the day: – Full day fishing excursion on Lake Mburo

 

Accommodation:-

Luxury/Upmarket: – Mihingo Safari Lodge/Matana Tented Camp

Mid-range/Moderate: – Rwakobo Rock/Emburara Farm Lodge/Arcadia Lodge Mburo

Budget/Basic: – Eagles Nest Mburo

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Activities & services of the day:-

  • Full day fishing excursion on Lake Mburo
  • Evening campfire

Optional activities you can choose to do on this day:-

  • Bush breakfast
  • Birding in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Morning game drive
  • Night Game Drive
  • Horseback safaris

 

Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park: Do Morning Game Walking Safari And Transfer To Kampala.

After breakfast at around 7.00 am, we’ll undertake thrilling 4-5 hours game viewing and bird watching adventure in Lake Mburo National Park on foot in the company of an expert local ranger guide. The extensive savannah environment of this little scenic park can be better explored on a walking safari. The safari walk at the sunrise allows us to explore the moist savannah dotted with magical acacia species supporting a range of wildlife and birds. We’ll have possibilities of seeing large herds of Zebras, Impalas, Buffalos and other fantastic savannah animals such as Giraffes, Elands, Waterbucks, Warthogs, Oribi and various others as the checklist of mammals reach 68 species.

We’ll also encounter a variety of birds including Red-faced Barbet, only seen in Lake Mburo, Papyrus Yellow Warbler, Saddle-billed Stork, Brown-chested Lapwing, African-wattled Lapwing, Carruther’s Cisticola, Tabora (Long-tailed) Cisticola, African Scops Owl, Abyssinian Ground Hornbill, Grey-crowned cranes and White-winged Warbler plus much, much more.

We’ll also hike to Kazuma Hill for beautiful views of the area and the myriad of lakes below including Lake Mburo and Lake Kacheera the only permanent water sources in the area. You retreat from the 3 – 4 hour encounter and embark on the transfer back to Kampala 240km about 3 – 4 hours’ drive. No accommodation is included tonight. If you would like to stay longer, we can book your post-tour accommodation at our finish point hotel if required.

Highlight of the day: Game walking safari amongst the wild mammals of Lake Mburo National Park.

Meal Plan: – Breakfast & Lunch

Drive distance & time: – Approx. 240km or 3 – 4 hours

 

Activities & services of the day:-

  • Transfer to Kampala
  • Game walking safari

Optional activities you can choose to do on this day:-

  • Cycling in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Village visits to learn about the traditional Banyankole life

 

3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park

3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park − SAFARI INCLUSIONS

 Full-time English professional safari driver-guide

 4×4 safari van/ 4×4 Safari land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing with functional A/C

 Sport-fishing permit fees

 Full board accommodation

 Boat cruise fees

 Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle

 Bottled water

3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari & Wildlife Tour to Lake Mburo National Park − SAFARI EXCLUSIONS

 International &domestic flight fees

 Visa fees

 Laundry services

 Items of personal nature

 Gratuities and tips

 Other beverages/ drinks

 Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

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Nkuringo Gorilla Camp overlooks the Kashasha River Valley and the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and a perfect ground for trekking the Nkuringo Gorilla Family along with the gorilla families of Rushaga.

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Mihingo Safari Lodge is an upmarket accommodation arrangement located on the southern boundary of Lake Mburo National Park. The Lodge is set on a rock Kopje – Precambrian rock that was formed over 500 million years ago thus presenting it with a vantage position that overlooks the extensive savannah of Lake Mburo National Park

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Visas For Uganda – Do You Need A Visa To Enter/Tour Uganda? Here Is The List Of Uganda Entry, Exit, And Visa Requirements

Passport:

Any world traveler interested in a Uganda safari or a Uganda tour is required to be in possession of a valid passport issued by the respective country of origin. Uganda immigration Authorities require that the passport copy should be 6 months valid and must have at least one page where the stamp can be put.

Regarding the citizens of the East African Community, it can be noted that they do not require passports to enter Uganda. They can travel under the admissible temporary document and use their national identification cards for identification.

At Prime Safaris and Tours Ltd, your safety is our utmost priority. We have thus undertaken the necessary safety measures in compliance with the approved Standard Operating Procedures by the Governments of ALL African countries in which we operate with a goal of protecting our customers while travelling and on their Africa safari. The following guidelines will be applicable for your  Safari in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo and other African Countries.

3 Days Uganda Spot Fishing Safari Tour – What to brings?

  • Sun protection as possible – hats, sunglasses, creams.
  • Strops or sandals are a good idea as you may well get wet feet – especially getting on and off the boat!
  • Insect repellent is a good idea.
  • A camera if you’d like to capture “the big fish” on film
  • A pair of binoculars if you are keen on birdlife
  • Light day wear such as T-shirts and shorts are normally fine
  • Rain jacket is recommended in case of bad weather
  • A sweater or light jacket for cooler weather and the evenings.

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