Lake Mburo Safari - Uganda
A 3 Days Game Viewing Safari in Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda’s smallest national parks, the best safari destination to see the gigantic eland antelopes.
Elands - Lake Mburo National Park
This is a 3 Days Uganda Safari which starts and ends in Kampala.
The safari will take you one of Uganda’s smallest national parks, well endowed with great tourism resources. Lying in the southern part of Uganda, the park covers about 260 Km of extensive acacia woodland, rainforests and undulating plains. The park adopts its name from the Lake Mburo found inside the park. Together with the other four lakes found within the park, a number of hippos, crocodiles, a variety of waterbirds, are attracted to the park. Fringing swamps on these lakes also hide secretive papyrus specialists such as the sitatunga antelope and red, black and yellow papyrus gonalek.
Lake Mburo national park is the best place in the country to see the gigantic eland antelopes, as well as zebras, topis, impalas, and several acacia-associated birds.
Lion by Paul Stanbury
Day 1 Kampala - Lake Mburo NP
Our safari guide will pick you from your hotel and depart by road to Lake Mburo National Park. The journey takes approximately 3-4 hours. 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 fin foot, papyrus bush shrike. After checking in, you will take an evening game drive. Dinner and Overnight in Mantana Tented Camp/ UWA Bandas
Day 2 Lake Mburo National Park
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 visit 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
Day 3 Return for Kampala
After breakfast return to Kampala arriving in the early afternoon.
END OF LAKE MBURO WILDLIFE SAFARI