1-Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife Adventure Safari

1-Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife Adventure Safari

This 1-Day Lake Mburo Safari takes you to Lake Mburo for wildlife viewing, bird watching, boat ride and guided nature walk. The Park contains an area of wetland and harbours several species of mammals including zebras, impalas, elands, topi and buffaloes. The bird population is also impressive including the rare Shoebill stork. Lake Mburo is the only place in Uganda where Impala can be found and the best place to see large herds of Elands. It is also the only park where a guided game walk is possible.

Day 1: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park, Do Activities and Drive Back to Kampala

You will set off from Kampala at 6:30am and head to the western part of Uganda to Lake Mburo. The drive takes 3-4 hours with a stopover at the Equator for an opportunity to stand in both the northern and southern hemispheres at the same time. You will continue through the Savannah grasslands dotted with settlements.

Game drive and Boat launch on Lake Mburo. Immediately you get to Mburo you will for a game drive in search of plain game like zebra, hippos, crocodiles, eland, antelope, impala and a variety of birds. You will have a lunch break after which you will go for a 2 hour boat launch on Lake Mburo which is endowed with a variety of water animals such as hippos and crocodiles and several bird species.

You will after the boat ride travel back to Kampala.

  • Main Destination: Lake Mburo National Park
  • Best Time to Visit: June to August and December to February
  • High Season: June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
  • Best Weather: June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

What to Do on 1-Day Lake Mburo Safari?

1-Day Lake Mburo Safari

Lake Mburo National Park

On a 1-Day Lake Mburo Safari, start early to make the most of your time. Begin with a thrilling game drive through Lake Mburo National Park, where you can spot zebras, impalas, giraffes, and more against the stunning backdrop of acacia woodlands and savannah plains. Following the game drive, embark on a boat safari on Lake Mburo, observing hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species such as the African fish eagle and the malachite kingfisher. Afterward, enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the park’s natural beauty before heading back, ensuring you’ve experienced the best of Lake Mburo’s wildlife and landscapes in just one exhilarating day.

What to See on 1-Day Lake Mburo Safari?

On a 1-Day Lake Mburo Safari, you’ll have the chance to encounter a diverse array of wildlife and scenic landscapes. Keep an eye out for iconic African species such as zebras, impalas, buffaloes, and giraffes during your game drive through the park’s picturesque savannah and acacia woodlands. The highlight of your trip will likely be the boat safari on Lake Mburo, where you can observe hippos lounging in the water, crocodiles basking on the banks, and an abundance of birdlife, including African fish eagles and kingfishers. Additionally, the park is known for its scenic vistas, offering opportunities for stunning photography and moments of peaceful contemplation amidst the natural beauty of Uganda’s wilderness.

  • Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
  • Meals & Drinks: Lunch (Breakfast & dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
1-Day Lake Mburo Safari

Uganda Wildlife Safari

End of 1-Day Lake Mburo Safari

A transfer back to the airport is not included. You can use a taxi, request your hotel to arrange a transfer or prearrange a transfer yourself.

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park, nestled in the heart of western Uganda, is a serene haven of wildlife and natural beauty. The park is characterized by its rolling hills, expansive grasslands, and acacia woodlands, providing a picturesque backdrop for an array of wildlife encounters. One of the park’s main attractions is its diverse population of animals, including zebras, impalas, buffalo, and giraffes, offering visitors the opportunity for rewarding game drives through the savannah. Additionally, Lake Mburo is one of the few places in Uganda where visitors can spot the elusive Burchell’s zebra, adding to the park’s allure as a wildlife destination.

Beyond game drives, Lake Mburo National Park offers a variety of activities to immerse visitors in its natural splendor. Boat safaris along Lake Mburo provide a unique perspective of the park’s wildlife, with opportunities to spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species, including the iconic African fish eagle. Guided nature walks offer the chance to explore the park on foot, accompanied by experienced rangers who share their knowledge of the local flora and fauna. The best time to visit Lake Mburo National Park is during the dry seasons from June to August and December to February when wildlife sightings are more frequent and the weather is favorable for outdoor activities. However, the park can be visited year-round, with each season offering its own unique experiences amidst the tranquility of the Ugandan wilderness.

1-Day Lake Mburo Safari Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Park fees
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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