3-Days Zebra Paradise Conservation Safari at Lake Mburo National Park

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Lake Mburo is located in the west of Kampala covering an area of about 370 square kms and is
the smallest of Uganda’s Savannah National Parks. The park harbors 68 different species of
mammals including Zebra, Impala, Eland, Topi and Buffalos. Leopards, hyenas and jackals are
the predators that are present in this park.

There are 315 species of birds including the rare shoebill stork, papyrus yellow warbler, African
fin foot, saddle billed stork, brown chested wattled plover, ground hornbill, and white wing
warbler.

The beautiful landscape with grass hills and idyllic lake shore provides a varied mosaic of habitat
with gallery forest, rich acacia valleys, seasonal and permanent swamp to support this wealth of
wildlife.

The Rubanga Forest.

Within the park is the Rubanga forest which is a very small but attractive to the bird watchers.
The forest though small, is a real high forest with closed canopy. There are over 40 species of
birds recorded over the years, 5 of which are forest specialists and include Harrier hawk, Green
pigeon, Narina trogon, Grey-backed cameroptera and Double-toothed barbet.

Day 1
Community Conservation Education and Tree planting at Lake Mburo National Park

On this day, you will have your breakfast and drive through the Uganda’s rolling green hills to Lake Mburo National Park (the drive will take approximately 3-4 hours). Bird viewing opportunities are excellent – for birders, this is one of the best places to find African fin foot, papyrus bush shrike. Lake Mburo National Park is an extension of the Tanzanian plains with big herds of zebra, impala, eland and other ungulates. You will reach in the late afternoon and then go for Community Conservation Education and Tree planting activity with the Communities of Lake Mburo National Park.

Day 2
Zebra experience and game drive at Lake Mburo National Park

On this day, you will have breakfast and go on a game drive that will feature zebras, impalas, elands, cape buffaloes, warthogs and many others. Later on, we will return for lunch, relaxation and in the afternoon go for boat trips where we will expect to see Crocodiles, hippos, buffalo, as well as colorful kingfishers, magnificent fish eagles, shoebill, hammer kops and their enormous nests. We will return for dinner, relaxation and overnight at the Lodge/Hotel/Guest House.

Day 3
Lake Mburo National Park-Entebbe International Airport

On this day, you will wake up early in the morning to have a chance of seeing Leopards, Waterbucks, Zebras and birds before you embark on an exciting road trip to Entebbe international airport with a stopover at the equator, and Kampala for our lunch. You will arrive in Entebbe international airport in the evening to catch up with your flight back home.

 Inclusive in the Package are;

  •  Inclusive in the Package are;
  • All park entrance fees
  • Tree planting fees
  • Community facilitation fees
  • Game drive fees
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Park Ranger fees
  • All meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle

Exclusive in the Package are;

  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; 
  • drinks 
  • tips
  • laundry 
  • telephone 
  • Accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
TYPE 1 Person 2 People 3 People 4-12 People
Up-market accommodation $2,425 $2,226 $1,974 $1,550
Mid-Range accommodation $1,580 $1,285 $1,078 $987
Budget accommodation $1,322 $1,030 $886 $775

           

What to bring

Wear stout shoes or walking boots suitable for steep muddy slopes.

Gardening gloves are excellent in the forest when pulling on vines and nettles and during tree planting activity.

Carry rain gear, sunscreen lotion, a hat (as the weather is unpredictable) and insect repellent.

Porters are available to hire when need a rise.

Where to stay

Accommodation facilities in each of the areas we will visit are based on a standard double/twin or single room in up market or mid-range hotels or hostels for budget options.

Accommodation

Lake Height Hotel 

Palm Beach Hotel

Lake Victoria Hotel

Rwakobo Rock Lodge 

Mantana Lake Mburo Tented Camp

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3-Days Zebra Paradise Conservation Safari at Lake Mburo National Park