2 Days Lake Mburo Safari. Wildlife viewing in Lake Mburo National Park


This 2-day Lake Mburo Safari takes you to Uganda’s most popular game park for seeing zebras in the wild. In Lake Mburo, you will get to see many animals, especially the big herds of zebras the park is famous for.

Located off the Kampala-Mbarara Highway, Lake Mburo is easy to reach and the closest national park to Kampala.

Your trip will leave Kampala and head west toward Lake Mburo via Masaka. You will have a stopover at the equator for some pictures and roadside snacks.

We shall reach Lake Mburo National Park in the afternoon – just in time for lunch. That evening, we shall go on the first game drive in the park and see the various wild animals.

You will have another game drive or boat cruise in Lake Mburo before saying your goodbyes and heading back to Kampala in the afternoon.

This Lake Mburo safari trip is perfect for a quick weekend getaway where you will enjoy the wildlife and come back relaxed to start off the next week of work.

Detailed Itinerary

Here is the full day-by-day itinerary for this tour

Day 1: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

Today we drive from the capital city of Uganda – Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park which is located between the towns of Masaka and Mbarara.

Stopover at the Equator line in Mpigi for snacks and photography before continuing to Mburo which is a 3 and a half hours or 4 hours drive (228 km) from Kampala.

Continue driving to the park while enjoying a game drive before you check into your lodge for dinner & overnight stay.


Standard Rwakobo Rock Lodge
Comfort Arcadia Cottages
Luxury Mihingo Lodge

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2:Game drive in Lake Mburo & Driving back to Kampala

Early morning after breakfast, your guide will take you on an early morning game drive where you will get to encounter zebras, impalas, buffaloes, hippos, topi, and elands including the rare shoebill, crested cranes, pelicans, fish eagles, and other birds.

If possible, you will go for a 2-hour boat trip on Lake Mburo amidst crocodiles and a huge number of hippos.

Later check out of the lodge and drive back to Kampala.

Accommodation: None. (Last day)

Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch


The price of this tour includes the following items
  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with a pop-up roof.
  • All fuel for the tour.
  • English-speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board.(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Park-entrance fees for all National parks
  • All activities described in the itinerary.
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.


The price of this tour does not include the following items
  • International airfares.
  • Entry visa to Uganda.
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • Personal insurance (medical/travel)
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature.(e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities.)

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