1 day Lake Mburo safari in Uganda

This 1 day lake Mburo safari shall take you to Lake Mburo national park in Uganda for a game drive and a boat cruise. Lake Mburo national park is the nearest national park from Entebbe or Kampala, the capital city of Uganda and therefore is the one of the ideal national park that you can visit during your visit to Uganda.

Lake Mburo national park is situated 235 km from Kampala. The park is located in Kiruhura district which is nearby Mbarara town, one of the metropolitan western cities in Uganda. The park was named after Lake Mburo which supplies the park’s inhabitants with water. During the visit to the park, you shall be in position to spot so many wildlife species such as buffalo, waterbuck, leopard, hyena, topi, reedbuck, zebra, impala, elands, and many more. During the visit, you will participate in the game drive and a boat cruise.

 Our company has excellent tour guides who are knowledgeable and are ready to show you the different attractions within Lake Mburo

This tour is assumed to begin in Kampala or Entebbe however other pickup points in Uganda can easily be discussed. Very early in the morning, our tour guide shall come to your place of stay, normally your hotel or residence around Kampala or Entebbe. Upon the formal greeting with the tour guide, you shall start your journey to Lake Mburo. It approximately takes 5 hours to Lake Mburo. You will drive along the famous Masaka road. Along the way, you will have a stopover at the equator in Kayabwe to witness the difference between the Northern and southern Hemisphere. Water experiments are possible. Later, you will continue your journey pass rolling hills and various cattle farms until the park.

Upon arrival, you drive to the park entrance, fulfill the park entrance requirement and later start your game drive. The game drive in Lake Mburo is so insightful. During the game drive, you shall watch several instinctive and non-instinctive behaviors of various wildlife species that inhabit the park. For birders, the park hosts over 350 species. After the game drive, you shall have lunch at some of the lodges within the park. Later, you will go for a boat cruise along the Lake Mburo where you will stand the opportunity to spot crocodiles and hippopotamus and other aquatic species.  You will retire from the activity in the evening, and later, you will start your journey to Kampala to mark the end of the tour. It is possible to buy some souvenirs along the way.

The tour includes:

Food, water, transportation, park entrance, boat cruise fee

The tour excludes:

Souvenirs, air ticket, visa fees, tipping, accommodation, drinks apart from those served on meals.

Some of the frequently asked questions about 1 day lake Mburo trip:

How much is the 1 day tour to Lake Mburo?

Our prices are cheap and they are discounted depending on the number of travelers

What to carry during the 1 day tour to Lake Mburo national park?

Just carry the normal safari clothes, cameras, phones and other personal items

Do I need to be in Kampala to start the tour?

No, we can always pick you from any destination within Uganda

Who is meant for this 1 day lake Mburo Tour?

This tour is meant for anyone who would like a simple 1 day gateway from Kampala or any destination in Kampala. It is convenient for travellers with little time in Uganda.

If you would like 2/3 days tour to lake Mburo, you can contact us and we shall organize it for you