1-Day Lake Mburo National Park Safari with Boat trip (2 day option available)

This short but packed tour is ideal for travellers who want a 1-day or weekend safari trip with a rich serving of cultural interactions. The tour includes a day time game drive of Lake Mburo National Park, guided walks on the foot trails of the park, a night time game drive (for the 2-day option), a tour of the Igongo cultural museum, stops at local markets for fresh in-season fruit and to meet local vendors, a visit to the Biharwe eclipse monument (for the 2-day option) and a stop at a local drum making factory for some authentic crafts. The tour also includes a stop at the Equator crossing at Kayabwe. Guests selecting the 2-day option will also enjoy a night at the magnificent Rwakobo Rock Lodge (subject to availability) or the Igongo Country Hotel

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15 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch - Lunch with non-alcoholic drink included. Lunch also included on 2nd day for 2-day option
    • Breakfast - Breakfast included. Breakfast also included on 2nd day for 2-day option
    • Snacks - In season fruit like bananas and mangoes are bought fresh from markets along the way and are provided as a snack during the trip
    • Bottled water - Constant flow of bottled water provided on trip
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Dinner - Dinner with non alcoholic drinks included during overnight stay, for 2-day option
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Mburo National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Igongo Cultural Centre
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara Uganda

    Enjoy a 1-day or 2-day visit to Uganda's smallest national park, boasting boasting five small lakes. Enjoy viewing Rothschild giraffes, Zebra, Hippos, Buffalo, Impala and if you're lucky, the elusive Eland. You will even spot domestic cattle grazing alongside the game animals. This tour also includes a boat trip on lake mburo, where you will spot rare birds like the shoebill stork and papayrus yellow warbler. There are also marine animals and rare plant life to spot on the boat trip. If you opt for the 2-day trip, enjoy a night game drive, a tour of the Igongo cultural museum as well as a climb to the 1520 AD Eclipse monument atop Biharew hill, for a spectacular view.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Igongo Cultural Centre, 16 Km Mbarara-Masaka Road, Mbarara Uganda

    Offered on the 2-day option: Visit the Igongo Cultural Museum and learn the wonderful history of the tribes from Western Uganda

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Biharwe, Uganda

    1520 AD Eclipse Monument on top of Biharwe hill for a great view of the rolling hills and wonderful history of eclipses in Uganda

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Uganda Equator, Masaka Road, Kayabwe Uganda

    Stop over at the Equator crossing in Kayabwe on the way back from the park, for a toilet break, some souvenir shopping, equator photos and a quick science lesson on...er flusing toilets :-)

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Mpambire, Uganda

    Stop and visit the famous Mpambire drum factory; see the artisanal drum makers practicing their craft and buy authentic Ugandan drums to take with you

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up offered from any hotel/ residence within or surrounding Kampala and Entebbe
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by ImmersionUG

Activity ID: V-107642P18

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