LAKE MBURO & THE NILE SAFARI – 3 DAYS
3 Days Lake Mburo & The Nile Safari takes you to Lake Mburo National Park which lies in the middle of an extensive rich acacia woodland. This is the Uganda’s most spectacular and breathtaking game park, Lake mburo is a gem of a park conveniently located close to the western high way that connects Kampala to the park of western Uganda. It’s a very special place with a medley of habitats ranging from dry hillsides, rocky outcrops, bushy thickets, open wooded savannas to forest galleries. What to see includes Uganda Equator tour with game drive safaris is a short one day lake mburo tour package to see zebras, hippos, drive for lions, leopard; and a boat ride on Lake Mburo. This tour will also take to Jinja Eastern Uganda where you will have a chance to see the source of the Nile river which is the longest in Africa
LAKE MBURO AND THE NILE ITINERARY
Day 1: Briefing on the safari, transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo Tour – Leopard sighted in Lake Mburo Nationa ParkMeet and greet with our local guide over breakfast, and then after we drive heading to southwestern Uganda. En route, there is a local community popular for making local drums and crafts and a fruit market. Stopover, admire and buy yourself souvenirs. Proceed to the Equator line taken as one beautiful scenery in Africa – the pathway of the sun and take photographs. Early afternoon, arrive in Lake Mburo for a lunzerba-l.Mbulo-N.Parkch in the park grounds as you marvel at the game and birds within the park. Take a game drive in the afternoon and look out for zebras, topis, buffalo, elland, impala, water hogs, waterbucks etc
Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park/ Return to Kampala
Rise early for breakfast before a short drive to the Lake Mburo Rwonyo Park Headquarters. This has often been a good chance of seeing hyenas coming back to their dens, hippos walking back to the water, you will see buffalo, zebra, impala and topi and with a bit of luck maybe even a sitatunga, an antelope rarely seen living in the papyrus swamps. After your early morning activities, return the lodge for a late breakfast on the wooden decking overlooking the water hole. Before lunch you can relax at the pool, the bar area or enjoy the privacy of your room. In the afternoon you can go on a game drive to Kazuma Look-out Point with a stunning view onto 9 of the lakes surrounding this Park. On your way you will see most of the animal species occurring in Lake Mburo National Park. The walk oOn Uganda Tour – Tourist Seeing Wild Lions Mating and Leopard Hunting in Queen elizabeth National Parknto Kazuma Look-out Point is steep but short and extremely rewording and should not be missed when visiting this Park.
Afterwards, we bid farewell to the park’s friendly staff as we depart for Kampala. We drive through a magnificent hilly country and lush cultivation on an approximately four-hour journey. En route we will stop at the Equator for photographs and ‘polar-water experiment’, then a local community popular for making local drums (Mpabire Village), gardens, crafts shops and fruit markets.
We will be in Kampala in the evening before for your flight back home.
Day 3: White water rafting on the Nile and transfer to Kampala or airport
Your driver picks you at 7:00 AM for the drive to Jinja, Uganda’s Adventure capital. You drive through sugarcane plantations, tea plantations, and Mabira Forest before you embark on the day’s main adventure of white water rafting. Enjoy the most thrilling white water rafting at different grade stages. The white water rafting begins with a comprehensive briefing and the fitting of lifejackets and helmets. The rafting is done on a 10 kilometre stretch of the Nile River. The first few rapids are low grade (1,2) and give clients a sense of confidence. As the river meanders through beautiful scenery, the rafts are guided into the mighty challenges of the best “grade 5” rapids on the Nile. Eight major rapids are rafted plus lower graded runs to maximize the adrenaline rush of this adventure.
You return to Kampala in the evening before being transferred to Entebbe for your flight back home
Accommodation options available (all on full board basis)
Up-market: Mihingo Lodge / Mantana Tented Camp/ Archadia Cottages
Moderate: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/ Rwakobo Rock
Low Budget: Rwonyo Campsite / Eagle’s nest lake mburo
Accommodation options available (bed breakfast basis)
Up-market: Sheraton Kampala hotel, Serena hotel
Moderate: Golf course hotel, Grand imperial, Imperial royal
Low Budget: Red Chili hideaway,
Accommodation is based on a standard double/ twin or single room in your choice of accommodation. This can either be budget, mid-range or high end. All accommodation options are selected by its location and service standard compared to its price. When you are with 1, 3 or 5 persons 1 single supplement is included. When you want more single supplements you can contact us at [email protected]
Please see other accommodation options in Lake Mburo national park
- The Equator
- Game Drive.
- Boat Cruise
- The Nile
- White Water Rafting
- January to March: Hot and dry, an excellent time of year to be on safari in Uganda.
- April and May: Uganda’s long rainy season when many camps are closed. Rains tend to be in the morning and late afternoon.
- June to September: Temperatures climb rapidly and this is a fantastic time of year for gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
- October to December: Another great time of year to be on safari, you can get some rain in November but temperatures are favourable and conditions are ideal for game viewing.
- Transport in a 4wd safari motor vehicle for excellent safari view viewing
- All fuel for the tour;
- English speaking Ugandan driver/guide;
- Full board accommodation with all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Bottled drinking water on safari, private 4×4 ground transportation with an English
- speaking driver guide, guides in national parks
- Meals according to the program
- Entrance to Lake mburo national Park including Vehicle
- International air fares;
- Entry visa Uganda;
- Accommodation in Kampala
- Meals that are not part of your accommodation;
- Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, hotel staff, etc;
- All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.).