2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari is a Luxury/Mid-range short wildlife photographic Safari to Lake Mburo National Park, the nearest Uganda national park to Kampala city that travelers can actually visit Lake Mburo National Park on 1 day wildlife safaris. This 2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari is an amazing short Uganda wildlife safari that travelers with limited time to spare can take on to experience the wild savannah plains that Uganda has to offer. The 2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari highlights include game Drives and Boat cruise on the beautiful Lake Mburo.

About Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo is Uganda’s smallest savannah National Park. It is conveniently close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda. The park is underlain by ancient Precambrian metamorphic rocks which date back more than 500 million years. Lake Mburo National Park is home to over 350 bird species and has the biggest concentration of Zebras, impala, and eland in Uganda. Other animals in Lake Mburo National Park are: buffalo, waterbuck, leopard, hippo, hyena, topi and reedbuck. Read More »

Equipment to Bring for a 2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari
Camera, Wide angle lens, 200+ mm lens, Tripod, Water proof protection for your equipment, spare batteries and a charger. Snap Uganda gives one set of complimentary photographic accessories that include a trip/monopod, gimbal, cotton carrier and beanbag for each trip.

2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari Summary
Day 1: Depart Kampala for Lake Mburo and do a boat cruise.
Day 2: Morning game drive and return to Kampala.

Detailed Programme

Day 1: Depart Kampala for Lake Mburo and do a boat cruise.
Have a morning breakfast at the hotel in Kampala after which you will be picked up by our driver/ guide, he will also brief you more about the safari as you mark the start of your 2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari. You shal depart Kampala for a transfer to Lake Mburo National Park in the western part of Uganda through towns like Masaka. You will have a stopover at the equator where you will have a polar water experiment, as well as stop to observe and also get to know how the locals make drums.

On arrival in Lake Mburo National Park, continue for a sumptuous lunch at the lodge while enjoying a game drive. As you proceed along the park trails you will spot various animals such as the elands, warthogs, buffaloes, zebras, and waterbucks. In the evening you will have a boat ride along the lake where you will have a great time having a chance to see different animals like the crocodiles, hippos, topis and birds like the African fish Eagle, Giant and Pied Kingfishers, African Fin foot, Bee eaters among others. Later, return to the lodge while chasing the sun set for diner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan (L, D)
Up market – Mihingo Lodge
Midrange – Rwakobo Rock

Day 2: Morning game drive and return to Kampala
On this last day of your 2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari, you shall have an early morning breakfast, check out and start off the game drive through the Park for about three hours. This will give you an amazing glimpse of the Savannah park, and its fauna and flora. Animals to watch out are: Zebra, impala, buffalo, eland, waterbuck, warthog and giraffe, topi and You will also see various animals such as buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, hyenas, topis, hippos, also the different bird species on the acacia trees and near the lake making beautiful sounds.

Birds to watch out are: White-winged warbler, Shoebill stork, Crested Francolin, Brown parrot, Red-necked Spur, Common quails, African grey hornbill, Nubian wood pecker, Trilling Cisticola, Coqui Francolin, Long-tailed Cisticola, Southern red bishop and so much more. The best birding spots in the park include the swampy valleys of Warukiri and Miriti, and the roadsides between Rwonyo camp and the jetty. There are viewing platforms at the salt lick, in Miriti Valley, and in Rubanga Forest.

After the game drive , go back to the hotel for lunch and drive to Kampala. You will reach Kampala in the evening.
Meal Plan (B, L)

End of 2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari

This is a private Photographic Safari and can be booked by an individual or a group of a maximum of people per vehicle.

2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari Cost Includes;

  • Airport transfers/hotel transfers
  • Transport in a 4×4 Safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole safari Boat cruise and game drives in Mburo
  • All park entry fees
  • Drinking water in the Vehicle

2 Days Lake Mburo Photographic Safari Cost excludes
Visa fees, Air tickets, and All expenses of personal nature

Thank you for choosing Snap Uganda Tours. We will be pleased to hear your comments after the Photographic Safari.