The trip starts with a visit to Lake Mburo national park, one of the small savannah national park. The park has a variety of different species of mammals plus birds.
Lake Mburo national park,
we start our trip driving south western part of Uganda, approximately 5hours by road to Lake Mburo the nearest national park in the western part. The park lies in dry acacia woodland.
There other habitats in the park including the lake, grassland and swamp. Mburo protects over 50 mammals such as Antelope
, jackals, topi, hyenas, leopard. There also bird species including red faced barbet, Nile crocodile
, pelicans, hippopotamus
and many more. There also guided walks and game drives offered at the park.
Queen Elizabeth national park,
is an ecosystem including tropical forest, swamp, beautifully scenery and Crake Lake which inhabit the flamingoes. The park is one of the largest area to see the elephants
, Uganda kobs
,black and white colobus monkeys, Lhotse’s, sitatunga, red tailed and blue monkeys and many more.
The park also protects predators including the spotted hyena, leopard. And over 400 bird species
such as the black-headed gonolek, fly catcher, black bee eater.
Day: 1 Kampala-Lake Mburo
Day: 2 Lake Mburo game drive boat trip
Day: 4 Game drive-boat ride
Detailed itinerary for 5days/4nigts
You and our guide depart at the hotel early morning at 7am after your briefing and a short briefing about the whole trip. The journey to Lake Mburo takes 4 hours, reaching the park in the afternoon. Check in at the lodge have lunch and get ready for the afternoon boat ride at the lake. The ride will give you an opportunity to view a number of animals including the Nile crocodiles
, African buffaloes
and many more at the shores of the lake. After the ride relax at the lodge, refresh and have dinner.
Meal plan: lunch and dinner
Eagles nest lodge
Matana safari tents
Day 2 morning game drive and a nature walk
Wake up early morning and hurry for a game drive to see the elands
, topis, zebras
, impala, warthogs
, kobs,African buffaloes
and many animals .return to the lodge for lunch and encounter with a guided nature walk to Nakivale wetland or Rubanga forest to encounter with a beautiful scenery of nature spot out a number of bird species such as the shoebill stork, gonolek, red faced barbet, yellow warbler.
After the nature walk return to the lodge for dinner and refreshment.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Eagles nest lodge
Matana safari tents
Enjoy your early morning breakfast as early as possible and prepare for a boat ride for sights and sounds of hippopotamus and Nile crocodiles
in Lake Mburo and many more. There many bird species
such as fish eagle, African king fisher, crested crane, pelican’s herons, bush shrike, African fin foot. Have lunch and continue to Queen Elizabeth national park
arrive in the evening but before 6pm check in at the lodge and have dinner.
Meal plan: dinner
Jacana safari lodge
Simba safari camp
Queen Elizabeth bush lodge
Day 4 Game drive-Launch cruise
Return to the lodge for breakfast relax and wait for the afternoon launch cruise on Kazinga channel. The launch cruise will reward you with wilds like the hippootamus
, this area is one of the best place for the concentration of hippopotamus
, African buffaloe
s and plenty o bird species for bird lovers you will love this.
Have a relaxed breakfast, check out and board a vehicle for your return to Kampala, stopover in Mbarara for lunch at Agip motel after continue with your journey have another stopover at the equator take some pictures and check out the craft shops as well as buying some.
Drive to Kampala arriving bore 6pm at your hotel or evening flight depending on your travel plans.
Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.