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

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

Overview of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park

The 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park features fishing and wild game viewing in one destination – Lake Mburo National Park. Located in the south west of Uganda along the Masaka – Mbarara road 15km from the main road accessed easily through Nshara gate if you are coming from Kampala, Lake Mburo National Park stretches for 260km2 featuring magical savannah grass and woodland with much acacia. It also has a wetland system that features five lakes with Lake Mburo being the largest and fully inside the park boundary. The lake has 6 species of fish including Tilapia and the fishing exploration is offered at Mazinga. The Lake Mburo National Park is a rich wildlife park with counts of grazers like Topis, Rothschild giraffes, Impala, Burchell’s Zebra, Warthogs, the waterbucks, Bushbucks, Elands among other species. It is a magical fishing and wildlife experience in Uganda courtesy of Lake Mburo National Park.

Safari Highlight of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, make a stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe en route & boat cruise on Lake Mburo on arrival

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park: Whole day fishing experience at Mazinga Landing site

Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park: Do morning game walking safari and transfer to Kampala

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, make a stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe en route & boat cruise on Lake Mburo on arrival.

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Detailed Itinerary of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, make a stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe en route & boat cruise on Lake Mburo on arrival

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After breakfast embark on the transfer to Lake Mburo National Park in the south west of Uganda departing your place of stay at 6:30am. The drive to Lake Mburo National Park is 240km about 3 – 4 hours’ drive and you will break this journey after driving only 77km from Kampala at the Equator crossing Kayabwe which is a re-known site for photography since most of the travellers prefer taking pictures with one leg in one hemisphere and the other leg in a different hemisphere. There are also geographical experiments that can be carried out for the keen geographers to demonstrate the geographical separation of the north and southern hemispheres. You retreat from this break and continue on the drive to Lake Mburo National Park. Upon arrival, you check in at the lodge, settle for lunch after which you connect to Rwonyo jetty for an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Mburo. The thrilling afternoon boat ride presents rewarding views of the calm waters of Lake Mburo that provide an ideal habitat for Hippos and the Nile Crocodiles. The views of fringing swamp and Kigarama hill beyond are also amazing. The bird species like the African Fish eagle and the African fin foot may be spotted during the boat ride. Retire from the encounter and do a simple game drive as you connect to the lodge.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mihingo Safari Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Arcadia Cottages Mburo, Budget / Basic: Eagles Nest, Wild Camping

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park: Whole day fishing experience at Mazinga Landing site

This whole day is dedicated for a rewarding fishing experience on Lake Mburo. The Lake supports a range of six (6) fish species and these include the Tilapia which is the common, the lung fish along with the mud fish. The fishing experience in Lake Mburo is carried out at Mazinga landing site and anglers are required to carry own equipment for fishing. The permit for fishing is acquired from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Retire to the lodge and enjoy an evening camp fire roasting / grilling your delicious Tilapia that you caught yourself. Rest for overnight.

Upmarket / Luxury: Mihingo Safari Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Arcadia Cottages Mburo, Budget / Basic: Eagles Nest, Wild Camping

Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park: Do morning game walking safari and transfer to Kampala

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Lake Mburo National Park with an extensive savannah environment can be better explored on foot. The game walking safari at the sun rise allows you to explore the moist savannah dotted with magical acacia Species supporting a range of wildlife and birds. During the walk, you have possibilities of exploring the range of game including Impala, Rothschild giraffes, Burchell’s Zebra, Topis, waterbucks, Warthogs, bushbucks, Klipspringer, Cape Buffaloes, elands not forgetting acacia associated birds including the endemic Red faced Barbet. The hike to the Kazuma Hill allows you to gain 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.

End of the 3 Days Uganda Fishing & Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park

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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Marafiki Safari Lodge, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Marafiki Safari Lodge is positioned on the boundary of Queen Elizabeth National Park overlooking the Rwenzori Mountains and the distant shores of Lake George.

More lodging options in Bwindi National Park

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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.

 More lodging options in Mburo
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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

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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