Overview of the 2 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park
This 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park is a short safari in Uganda that takes you to a very unique and amazing safari destination. This short safari to Uganda’s Lake Mburo National Park gives you the chance to have a taste of unrivaled wildlife encounters within the land of the “whispers of the wild”. Lake Mburo National Park is the closest park to Kampala and the only safari park in Uganda where you can either walk, do a horse ride, go biking, quad biking or boat cruise as you see wild animals. As its popular as the land of the whispers of the wild, the park is fully safe.
This safe and beautiful land is situated in Uganda’s western districts of Mbarara and Kiruhura. From Uganda’s capital-Kampala, Lake Mburo National Park is about 235km taking an estimate drive time of 5hours. The drive to the park features a stop at the equator line in Kayabwe where you will have an experience of standing in the southern and northern hemisphere at the same time and here you will weigh 3kgs less.
On your 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park, anticipate to see several wildlife species within the savannah plains. The rock out crops are home to the Klipspringer and the Sitatunga antelope finding home in the swamp environment. The famous Impala antelope, buffaloes, the second largest antelope-eland, biggest concentration of Burchell’s Zebra, the Topis that is endemic to the park, Deffasa water buck, bush buck. Uganda wildlife safaris will also bring forth more wildlife like the two diurnal primate species including the vervet monkeys and olive baboons, predators include the hyena, leopard and serval cat, Nocturnal species like the hare, porcupine, white-tailed mongoose, honey badger and side-stripped jackal. The water in Lake Mburo national park hosts concentrations of hippos. These are so over whelming and yet that’s not all!!! Birds in the park add up to 315 species including the rare African Fin foot, shoebill stork (though sightings are rare) and the Red-Faced Barbet that is found only in this park in Uganda.
2 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park safari highlights
Day 1: Drive from Kampala to lake Mburo National Park in Western Uganda. You will have a stop at the equator and lunch in Mbarara. Depending on the time of arrival, in the evening, you will do a boat cruise that starts at 2:00pm.
Day 2: You will do a game drive in the morning and later on choose to either do a horse back ride, quad biking, cycling or walk through the park. In the evening you will drive back to Kampala.
2 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park safari itinerary
Day 1 of your 2 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park safari
Your professional safari guide will pick you up from Kampala or any destination of a close range to head for your memorable wildlife safari in Uganda’s Lake Mburo National Park. In Kayabwe, 80km from Kampala, your driver guide will make a stop at the Equator for memorable 00 latitude where you will take memorable photographs and also do a polar water experiment.
After the equator experience, you will proceed to Mbarara for lunch then drive 65.3km to the park for an afternoon boat cruise. During the boat cruise, you will encounter with several hippos, crocodiles and water birds. For those interested in Uganda birding safaris as well as Uganda wildlife tours this boat is rewarding since you get chance to see a lot of birds and animals as they quench their thirst in Lake Mburo.
After the boat cruise, your driver guide will be drive you to your lodge/hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2 of your 2 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Lake Mburo National Park safari
Wake up to an early morning breakfast in this calm wild and get ready to go for a morning game drive as you plan to see what luck has for you that morning. Your driver guide will pick you up from the lodge and then drive you to the park headquarters for your game drive.
Game drives start at 8:00am and last about 4 hours. This is the best opportunity to see wildlife, take photographs with lots of the Zebras which is popular to be in the park. Since this is your safari, you can choose to either do horseback riding, quad biking or cycling as you view wildlife. After your activities, you will have lunch and embark on a road trip back to Kampala.
Just because you haven’t yet spent those two days traveling, you can’t know how much its worth. Choose to spend 2 days in the wild and discover what nature has to offer.