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This tour starts and ends in Kampala, Uganda
1 Day Lake Mburo National Park Safari:
Lake Mburo National Park compared to other parks in Uganda is rather small (over 260km); but its size makes a more exciting park to tour – the park boasts of large varieties of wild life.
You will not miss antelopes like Bushbucks, Topi, Deffassa waterbuck, reedbuck, two primates; olive baboons and velvet monkeys are common sightings. Some species like the impala and eland can only be found here in the southwest part of the country. You will be welcomed by a herd of zebras, Impalas grazing.
Lake Mburo has the highest number of Zebras, followed by Kidepo valley national and pian up – all in far North eastern party of county)! At night its common to hear Hyena calls. On a lucky day, their chances of spotting Leopard even during day despite its elusive behavior.
Lake Mburo and other 5 lakes attracts schools of hippos, water birds, like kingfishers. The Park now has more woodland covered by acacia hockii as the dominant specie, rocky ridges and forested gorges while patches of papyrus swamp and narrow bands of lush riparian woodland line many lakes as there are no elephants work on the bushes. over 350 bird species have been recorded in lake Mburo.
Trip Duration: 1Day
Meal Plan: meals not included;
Vehicle: Private 4WD Toyota Van
5.30am: Our driver will pick you up from your destination hotel in Kampala, drive to Lake Mburo National Park. You will proceed for morning game drive. Look out for Bush bucks, waterbucks, Eland, buffalo, zebra, impalas and Topi and with a bit of luck maybe a leopard. Less than 2 years ago, 15 Giraffes were re introduced to Lake Mburo, we search for them as well.
12 noon: We go for a boat ride on lake mburo, from where the park derives its name. Here we looked out for schools of hippos, crocodiles, lots of birds; Raptors, weavers, kingfishers, cormorants, egrets, and the most sought after bird – the African fin foot can be spot on a good day.
You will have Lunch break by the lake side restaurant.
3:00pm: After we say bye to lake Mburo community and drive back to Kampala. On our way back we stop at the Equator, experience being in north and southern Hemisphere at once. There is an interesting polar-water experiment worth seeing (optional) and lots of crafts and curios, you never know you may like some.
Arriving in Kampala after 6pm.
we are offering you at a rate of:
- $115 per person based on a group 5 people.
- $105 per person based on a group 6 people
Please note; that if you can add a night, you would have a great added experience! including early morning milking of Ankole long horned cows in their kraal! and opportunities for optional biking or game walk.
$115 per person based on a group 5 people.
$105 per person based on a group 6 people
Trip price Includes:
- 4×4 transportation in safari van with driver and English speaking guide and gas.
- Day game drive.
- Park Entrance.
- Boat ride on lake mburo.
- Brief stop at Equator and a bottle of mineral water.
Tour price Excludes:
- Lunch and Equator water experiment.