2 Days Lake Mburo Safari -Best Wildlife Uganda Safari Overview

This safari takes you to the smallest of Uganda’s savannah parks. Lake Mburo National Park lies within two districts of Mbarara and Kiruhura in the western part of Uganda. The park is about 370 km² in size, with an altitude of 1,220m – 1,828m above sea level. The wetland habitats comprise about 20% of the park’s surface.


Lake Mburo National Park
Leopard seen in the park

The park is home to hundreds of bird species, over 350 including Crested Barbet, Dusky Lark, and many more. A variety of animals including African cape buffaloes, Burchell’s zebras, hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, elephants, and monitor lizards to list but a few. Jewel Safaris organizes the best memorable 2 Days Wildlife Safari to Lake Mburo National Park.

Brief itinerary

  • Day 1: Pickup from your hotel/airport pickup/transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Kampala>Lake Mburo. Have breakfast and meet your guide at the hotel or place of residence for a short briefing about the safari. You will depart and start the journey to the park with an enroute stop at the equator for photography and brief experience before proceeding to the park. As you enter the park, you may encounter animals like; Burchell’s zebras, impalas, harnessed bushbuck, and African Cape buffaloes. You will have lunch as you await the afternoon boat cruise. While on the cruise, you will see more animal species including hippos, crocodiles, and bird species such as the African Fish Eagle, Pied King Fisher, and African Finfoot in addition to the beautiful scenery and simple pleasure attached to being on the water. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Game Drive -Lake Mburo National Park
Uganda kobs seen during a game drive


Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer to Kampala. After an early breakfast, you will head out in search of more species with chances of seeing Burchell’s zebras, Nubian giraffes, buffaloes, impalas, elands, Defassa waterbucks, bohor’s reedbuck, common duicker and klipspringers. You will also see bird species like red-faced Barbet, Coqui Francolin, Black-bellied Bustard among other species. After the game drive, return to the lodge for lunch and check-out. Shortly embark on your journey back to Kampala. Optional drop off at your hotel or at the airport for your flight.

Accommodation is booked in accordance with your preferences and depending on your budget and availability

Package includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Kampala/ Entebbe
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • All park entrance fees
  • Bottled water (2 bottles per day)
  • Full board, lunch last day.

Package excludes

  • Activities not listed in the itinerary
  • Laundry services
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees

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