11 Nov Lake Mburo 3 days
This camping safari vacation runs for thrre days beginning and finishing in Kampala- Uganda’s capital. It will journey you through lake Mburo National Park where you will camp overnight. This tour is also available over the weekend.
The smallest national park in Uganda –Lake Mburo National Park covers an expanse of 260 sq Kilometers. The terrain in this region is covered by thick acacia savanna, woodland and grasslands. Noticeably, Lake Mburo park has a different vegetation cover from other reserves. The other regions of the park are covered by a wetland that attracts various birds, animals and nature lovers. In Lake Mburo Park, you will be able to catch sight of the big eland antelope, impals, zebras, topi and acacia related birds.
The lake holds 5 lakes which attract numerous hippos, different water birds and crocodiles, and in the adjacent swamps are 6 mysterious papyrus endemics like the gonolek, yellow warblers, blue headed coucal and white winged.
Day 1: Kampala-Lake Mburo NP
You will be picked from your hotel by our safari driver/guide, and drive to Lake Mburo National Park en route to see traditional drum makers at Mpambire. Another stopover will be at the Equator where you will take some photographs, and later proceed to Lake Mburo Park. After lunch you will go for a game drive by the side of the lake where you will see different aquatic animals & plants. You will journey along the Kigambira-loop trail to view numerous bush duikers and bush bucks. Camp for dinner and overnight at Rwonyo Rest camp or Wilderness Campsite.
Day 2: Lake Mburo NP
After having breakfast, go for a game via the Kazuma track that runs through the woody grasslands with black bellied bustards. The stunning panorama of the Kazuma hills will give you a true exposure and chance to explore Lake Mburao National Park. You will be able to view the 5 lakes together with the spectacular hills in this area. Go to Lake Mburo for a two hours boat cruise after lunch. You will be able to see numerous varieties of birds & animals, among them are: hippos, crocodiles, water birds such as the pelicans, Heron and the black crake. Dine and overnight in Rwonyo Rest Camp or Wilderness Campsite.
Day 3: Lake Mburo – Kampala
After having breakfast have a nature walk through the stunning park. You will visit the salt-lick areas to see more than 4 different animal species licking the salty soil. After having lunch, return back to the capital Kampala.
END OF THE LAKE MBURO CAMPING SAFARI