1 Day Safari to Lake Mburo National Park

This one day safari tour takes you to Lake Mburo National Park for wildlife viewing, bird watching, boat ride and guided nature walk. Lake Mburo National Park is the only place in Uganda where Impala can be found and the best place to see large herds of Elands (African’s largest Antelopes). It is also the only park where a guided game walk is possible.

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1 Day Safari to Lake Mburo National Park


Embark on an extraordinary adventure with our 1 Day Safari to Lake Mburo National Park. Located in the heart of western Uganda, this captivating national park is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Immerse yourself in the diverse flora and fauna, picturesque landscapes, and thrilling activities that make Lake Mburo National Park an unforgettable experience.

One of the highlights of this 1-day trip is the exhilarating game drive. Encounter a rich variety of wildlife species, including zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, and impalas. Our experienced guides will lead you through the park, sharing their extensive knowledge of animal behavior and ensuring an informative and memorable safari experience. Keep your eyes peeled for elusive creatures like leopards and hyenas, adding an extra layer of excitement to your adventure.

In addition to game drives, Lake Mburo National Park offers a range of other exciting activities. Explore the stunning landscapes on horseback and witness the wildlife from a unique perspective. Glide through the peaceful waters on a canoe or boat safari and get up close to the park's abundant birdlife and aquatic animals. For those seeking a touch of adventure, guided nature walks and night game drives are available, allowing you to discover the park's hidden treasures under the moonlit sky.

Prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking scenery that defines Lake Mburo National Park. Rolling hills, open savannahs, and tranquil lakes create a paradise for photographers and nature enthusiasts alike. The centerpiece of the park is Lake Mburo itself, home to a vibrant array of water birds and graceful hippos. Don't miss the opportunity to witness these stunning sights firsthand.

Extend your stay at Lake Mburo National Park with our selection of accommodation options. From luxurious lodges to budget-friendly campsites, we have something to suit every traveler's needs. Spending the night allows you to soak in the sights and sounds after dark – listen to the calls of nocturnal animals and marvel at the beauty of a star-filled sky.

In conclusion, our 1 Day Safari to Lake Mburo National Park promises an unforgettable journey into Uganda's natural beauty. With its abundant wildlife, thrilling activities, and breathtaking landscapes, this national park is a must-visit destination. Whether you're on a game drive, enjoying a boat safari, or simply taking in the awe-inspiring scenery, Lake Mburo National Park will leave you with memories to cherish forever. Book your adventure today and experience the wonders of Lake Mburo National Park firsthand.

trip overview
trip overview
trip overview




Kampala to Lake Mburo (Game Drives and Boat Cruise) to Kampala

You will set off from Kampala (or Entebbe) at 6:30 am and head to the western part of Uganda to Lake Mburo National Park. 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, plantations and several herds of local long horned Ankole cattle endemic to this part of the country.

Once you get into Lake Mburo National Park you will go for a game drive in search of wildlife like zebra, hippos, crocodiles, eland, antelope, impala and a variety of birds. Post lunch you will go for a 2 hour boat ride on Lake Mburo which is endowed with a variety of water animals such as hippos and crocodiles and several bird species. After the boat ride you will drive back to Kampala (or Entebbe) arriving in the late evening.


  • Day 1 - Lunch

Drive Times

  • Day 1 - Kampala to Lake Mburo takes about 4.5 to 5 hours (244 km)

  • Day 1 - Lake Mburo to Kampala takes about 4.5 to 5 hours (244 km)

Note 1 : These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.


  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • Game drive as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • A professional driver/guide.

  • 4x4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van.

  • All Taxes and VAT.

  • Meals as per itinerary.

  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary.


  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Tips.

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes, and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

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