This 2 day Lake Mburo game and boat safari is suitable for those that are in Kampala or Mbarara and want to have a wildlife and boat experience while in Uganda. Lake Mburo National Park is the closet park from Kampala and or Mbarara and Encounter Africa Safaris organizes short trips and safaris to enjoy the game and boat cruises on the lake.
Summary of 2 Day Lake Mburo game and boat safari
Day 01: Drive from Kampala to Lake Mburo via the Equator for an afternoon boat cruise on the Lake
Day 02: Morning game drive or safari walk in the park and drive back to Kampala or Mbarara
- You’ll go to Uganda Uganda
- This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)
- You’ll visit Lake Mburo National Park
- Activities: gorilla tracking
- Getting around: open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle
- A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
- Additional accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged for extra cost
Things To Consider
- Accommodation is Inclusive
- Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
- Tour Can Depart any day
- Tour can be customized
- Solo travelers can join this tour
- Age Limit: 10 years and above
Day 01: Start your 2 Day Lake Mburo game and boat safari
You will be picked by Encounter Africa safari guide who will meet and brief you about this 2 day Lake Mburo game and boat safari. You will then drive to Lake Mburo National Park passing small towns along Kampala-Mbarara road arriving in time for lunch, short relaxation and a boat cruise on Lake Mburo National Park. This tour provides an opportunity to stop at the Equator crossing for photography and some experiments to prove that indeed this is center of planet earth. Our 2 day Lake Mburo game and boat safari also stops at Mpambire royal drum makers for you to see how local drums are made out of trees and animal hides and skins.
After your lunch, you will be driven to the lake to meet your captain of the day who will take you for a two hour boat excursion. Lake Mburo boat cruise is an opportunity to see hippos, crocodiles, water bird such as the African fish eagle and the rare African fin foot. Many animals such as buffaloes and antelopes gather here to drink some water so an opportunity to enjoy wildlife most especial marine animals. After your boat cruise, you will retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 02: Morning game drive and or Safari walk
After breakfast, you driver guide will drive you to the park for a game drive or for a safari walk depending on your interests. Lake Mburo National Park has a bad history of Wildlife and humans to the extent that major animals like lions were hunted/killed to extinction but due to improved relationship between the government and the local communities, animals and communities are co-existing together. Because of this many animals have been re-introduced including lions (rarely seen though) and giraffes. A game drive in lake Mburo National Park will guarantee you herds of buffaloes, zebras, impalas, birds and so much more without driving so much. For those interested in safari walks will see the same except that it will be on foot. After your morning activity, you may choose to have lunch at the Lodge or drive back to Kampala and have it en route.
Standard: 4x4 Safari Van
Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people.
Upgrade: 4x4 Luxury Safari Landcruiser
We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smart phones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.
This is a private safari and can be booked by an individual or a group of people. Please contact our Safari consultants for a quote
- Airport transfers
- Transport in a 4×4 Safari vehicle
- Services of an English speaking driver guide
- Fuel for the whole safari
- Boat cruise and game drives in Mburo
- All park entry fees
- Drinking water in the Vehicle
- Visa fees at USD50.00
- All expenses of personal nature