Enjoy Ultimate Luxury on this 3-Day-Luxury Lake Mburo \park Safari
3-Day-Luxury Lake Mburo \park Mini – Safari where you experience the African Wild in luxurious Comfort
3-Day-Luxury Lake Mburo \ Park Safari: Enjoy the top safari experience that offers unrivaled comfort and immerses yourself in the breathtaking beauty of one of Uganda’s finest wilderness areas.
Your adventure begins as you arrive at the luxurious Mihingo Lodge, your base for exploration during your stay. Nestled amidst the pristine landscapes, this upscale lodge offers a serene and intimate atmosphere, ensuring a truly indulgent experience.
At Mihingo Lodge, you wake up to the sounds of nature and savor a delicious breakfast before venturing into the Park’s untamed wilderness. Embark on thrilling game drives led by experienced guides, who will expertly navigate the Park’s diverse habitats. As you traverse the savannah, keep your eyes peeled for the Park’s abundant wildlife, including majestic giraffes, graceful zebras, mighty buffaloes, and an array of antelope species. Marvel at the sight of elusive leopards stealthily moving through the trees and listen to the symphony of bird calls that fill the air.
To truly appreciate the Park’s unique ecosystem, set out on a guided nature walk. Accompanied by knowledgeable rangers, explore the Park on foot and gain a deeper understanding of its flora and fauna. Learn about the medicinal properties of plants, track animal footprints, and witness the intricate interplay of nature up close.
Delight in a leisurely boat cruise on Lake Mburo, where you can bask in the tranquility of the water and observe the Park’s aquatic residents. Glide past pods of hippos wallowing in the shallows and spot crocodiles sunning themselves on the banks. The boat cruise offers a different perspective, showcasing the Park’s diverse ecosystem from a serene and picturesque vantage point.
Back at the lodge, indulge in exquisite meals prepared with the freshest local ingredients. Relish in the fusion of international and Ugandan flavors, paired with fine wines, as you recount the day’s adventures and soak in the luxurious ambiance.
As the sun sets, embark on an unforgettable night game drive. They are equipped with spotlights and venture into the darkness, where a new world awakens. Witness the nocturnal creatures of Lake Mburo National Park in their element, from elusive predators to curious nocturnal mammals. This unique experience adds an extra layer of excitement and allows you to witness the Park’s wildlife in a different light.
Throughout your luxury safari, the dedicated staff at Mihingo Lodge ensures that every need is met, providing personalized service and attention to detail. From the comfortable accommodation to the delectable cuisine and tailored activities, every aspect of your experience is designed to exceed your expectations.
Discover Lake Mburo National Park in the lap of luxury, where every moment is an extraordinary adventure. Immerse yourself in the captivating landscapes, encounter remarkable wildlife, and create memories that will stay with you long after your journey ends.
3-Day-Luxury Lake Mburo \park Safari Highlights:
- Two nights at Mihingo Lodge = Full-Board Stay
- Land-Cruiser Safari Vehicle
- Experienced Driver-Guide
- Game Drive
- Nocturnal Game Drive
- Boat Safari
- Horseback Riding Safari
- Bikind Safari
- Nature Walk
- Equator Visit
- Mabamba Swamp Visit in Search of Shoebill
Other optional activities, such as Morning Run and Bush Breakfast, can be done.
3-Day-Luxury Lake Mburo \park Safari Details
Day-1 Lake Muro National Paark
Your 33-Day-Luxury Lake Mburo \ Park Safari starts with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe at 6:30 AM. Sit back and enjoy the scenic 3-hour drive to Lake Mburo, where your adventure awaits.
Our first stop is the renowned Mabamba Swamp, considered the best spot in Uganda for sighting the majestic Shoebill Stork and other fascinating water birds and swamp specialists. Located along Lake Victoria, this RAMSAR site offers a remarkable opportunity for birdwatching enthusiasts.
Board a fishing boat with an expert birding guide and navigate through narrow channels within the swamp. As you explore, keep your eyes peeled for the Shoebill Stork. This iconic African bird is often spotted in the early mornings, standing motionless in the swamp, searching for lungfish and other prey. Witness the awe-inspiring sight of its beak swooping down to devour its catch. You may even capture some incredible photographs of these magnificent creatures with luck.
After the unforgettable Mabamba Swamp Shoebill experience, we continue our journey to the nearby Lake Mburo National Park. Known as the smallest savanna park in Uganda, Lake Mburo offers a unique opportunity to hike from one end to the other, accompanied by a knowledgeable Uganda Wildlife Ranger Escort.
MWelcome to Mihingo Lodge in Lake Mburo National Park
Upon arrival at Lake Mburo Park, you will be welcomed to the family-friendly Mihingo Lodge for the next two nights. The lodge offers an upmarket experience and is perfect for families with children. The main clubhouse, featuring a swimming pool, provides a warm and inviting atmosphere. Your accommodation will be in private tented cottages overlooking Mburo National Park, with even the bathroom offering a scenic view. The tented cottages are on wooden platforms with thatched roofs and can comfortably accommodate small families.
Mihingo Lodge is a luxurious family-owned establishment in a magical location near Lake Mburo National Park. Perched on a rocky kopje, it offers breathtaking views of the vast savannah landscape. The lodge is designed to harmonize with its delicate surroundings, providing an environmentally friendly retreat that combines comfort, relaxation, and a profound connection with nature.
You can admire the valley below from the infinity pool, where buffalo, eland, impala, warthogs, bushbuck, and zebra often gather at the waterhole. With luck, you might spot the resident family of Klipspringers on the rocks. While a leopard sighting cannot be guaranteed, there is a good chance of encountering one during a night game drive. Rungwe Kingdon, son of renowned wildlife author Jonathan Kingdon and a guest at Mihingo Lodge, once remarked, “I have seen more leopards in Lake Mburo National Park than in any other park in East Africa.”
To further enrich your experience of the African wilderness, Mihingo Lodge is the only lodge in Uganda that offers daytime and overnight horse safaris into the national Park.
Many guests desire to have booked a more extended stay at Mihingo Lodge due tits extraordinary experiences. The lodge’s website provides a glimpse into the beauty and activities available during your visit.
Enjoy lunch at Mihingo Lodge, where they serve children-friendly meals with stunning views of the Park. Witnessing wildlife below the lodge while enjoying your meal is uncommon. Read more.
Boat Ride on Lake Mburo
Enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Mburo with an unforgettable Boat Ride. Step aboard the spacious boat, accommodating up to 16 passengers, and prepare for a captivating safari on the tranquil waters. The safety of all passengers is ensured with the provision of life vests.
As you glide along the lake, prepare to be amazed by the incredible wildlife that calls Lake Mburo home. Keep your eyes peeled for the majestic pods of hippos gracefully swimming and basking in the water. Look out for the stealthy crocodiles lurking along the shores, adding a touch of excitement to the experience.
Lake Mburo is a haven for bird enthusiasts, and on this boat ride, you’ll have the opportunity to spot various water birds, including the magnificent Fish Eagles. Their impressive calls and elegant flight patterns will leave you in awe.
As you navigate closer to the lake’s shore, observe the wildlife that gathers to drink and bathe at the water’s edge. Zebras, buffaloes, and various antelope species are often seen in their natural habitat, providing a remarkable close-up encounter with these magnificent creatures.
For children who have only seen wildlife in zoos, this boat ride will be a truly mesmerizing experience. The opportunity to witness these animals in their natural environment, displaying their natural behaviors, will leave a lasting impression and create cherished memories for the whole family.
Be prepared to be captivated by the wonders of Lake Mburo during this enchanting Boat Ride, where the beauty of nature unfolds before your eyes.
Nocturnal Game Drive:
Conclude the day with a nocturnal game drive, where you and your family will have the opportunity to spot predators
Experience the thrill of a Nocturnal Game Drive with Mihingo Safari Lodge in Lake Mburo Park. As the sun sets and darkness descends, embark on an extraordinary adventure into the nighttime wilderness. Accompanied by expert guides, you and your family will set out in a specially designed vehicle with spotlights to explore the Park after dark.
During the Nocturnal Game Drive, you’ll have the opportunity to encounter elusive nocturnal creatures that emerge under the cover of darkness. Please keep your eyes peeled for sightings of leopards, known for their stealth and beauty, and hyenas, which become more active at night. Your knowledgeable guides will share fascinating insights about these remarkable animals’ behavior and unique adaptations.
The nocturnal world comes alive with a symphony of sounds and captivating sights. Listen to the calls of nocturnal birds and the rustling of nocturnal mammals as they go about their nighttime activities. Capture the magical ambiance of the African wilderness under the starry sky as you navigate through the Park in search of these extraordinary creatures.
Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to witness the secrets of Lake Mburo Park come to life during a Nocturnal Game Drive with Mihingo Safari Lodge.
Meal Plan: Lunch – Dinner
Day-2 Lake Muro National Paark
Horseback Riding Safari
Take an unforgettable horseback riding safari in Lake Mburo Park. This thrilling and kid-friendly adventure offers a unique opportunity to explore the Park’s breathtaking landscapes and encounter wildlife from a new perspective.
Accompanied by experienced and knowledgeable guides, your family can saddle up on a horseback adventure tailored to your comfort and skill level. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a beginner, the guides will ensure everyone feels safe and confident throughout the journey.
As you trot along the Park’s scenic trails, be prepared to be amazed by the beauty of your surroundings. The serene landscapes, dotted with acacia trees, rolling hills, and shimmering lakes, create a picturesque backdrop for horseback exploration. Marvel at the vastness of the Park and the sense of freedom that comes with riding through its open spaces.
Keep a keen eye out for wildlife as you make your way through the Park. Zebras and antelopes may graze peacefully nearby while giraffes gracefully roam the distance. You may even spot herds of buffaloes or warthogs scurrying through the grasslands. Your guides will share their expertise and highlight the species you encounter, providing fascinating insights into their behavior and habitats.
This horseback riding safari offers a unique blend of adventure, nature, and wildlife, creating an experience that will leave a lasting impression on children and adults alike. It’s a fantastic opportunity to bond with these magnificent animals and appreciate the beauty of Lake Mburo Park from a whole new perspective.
So, saddle up and prepare for an exhilarating horseback riding safari in Lake Mburo Park. It’s an adventure that promises unforgettable memories and a deeper connection with the natural world around you.
Afternoon Game Drive in Lake Mburo National Park:
Go on an unforgettable Afternoon Game Drive in Lake Mburo National Park, where the African wilderness comes alive with incredible wildlife encounters and breathtaking landscapes.
As you venture deeper into the Park, you will see the diverse range of animals that call Lake Mburo home. Keep your eyes peeled for herds of impalas gracefully leaping through the grasslands, zebras grazing peacefully, and buffaloes congregating near watering holes. Marvel at the sight of majestic giraffes, with their long necks towering above the trees, while warthogs scurry across the plains in their characteristic manner.
The knowledgeable driver-guide will share fascinating insights about the Park’s wildlife, their behavior, and the intricate interactions that sustain this thriving ecosystem. Learn about the unique adaptations of each species and gain a deeper appreciation for the delicate balance of nature.
Lake Mburo National Park is renowned for its rich birdlife, with over 350 species recorded. During the afternoon game drive, you’ll have the opportunity to spot a variety of avian wonders, from colorful kingfishers darting along the water’s edge to majestic African fish eagles perched atop trees.
An afternoon game drive in Lake Mburo National Park offers an immersive and thrilling experience, allowing you to witness the wonders of the African wilderness up close. From the diverse wildlife to the captivating landscapes, this adventure promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of nature.
Meal Plan: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
Day 3 – Return to Kampala or Entebbe:
Lake Mburo National Park Saltlick Nature Walk:
See Lake Mburo Park’s wonders with a thrilling Nature Walk guided by the experienced UWA Rangers. This ninety-minute hike will take you to the Saltlick, where abundant wildlife can be observed. As you embark on this adventure, prepare to be amazed by the variety of wildlife you will encounter.
Led by knowledgeable rangers, you will traverse the Park’s scenic trails, immersing yourselves in the natural beauty that surrounds you. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of zebras, buffaloes, antelopes, and an array of bird species. The rangers will share their expertise, providing fascinating insights into the behavior and habitats of the animals you encounter.
At the Saltlick, a hide awaits, providing the perfect vantage point to observe wildlife as they gather to lick the mineral-rich salts. From this concealed location, you will have the unique opportunity to witness animals up close as they engage in their natural behaviors. Capture breathtaking photographs and create lasting memories as you witness the interactions of these incredible creatures.
Enjoy lunch at Mihingo Lodge. As we return to Kampala or Entebbe, your incredible 3-Day Upmarket Family-Kid Friendly-Wildlife Safari in Lake Mburo Park. On the return journey to Kampala, a special stop awaits at the Equator, providing a perfect opportunity for picture-taking and a chance to indulge in an optional snack.
Pause at this iconic landmark, where the Northern and Southern Hemispheres meet. Capture memorable photographs as you stand with one foot in each hemisphere, commemorating your journey and incredible experiences in Lake Mburo Park.
While at the Equator, you can savor a delicious snack, allowing you to refuel and reflect on the adventures of the past few days. Take a moment to soak in the surroundings and appreciate the significance of this geographical wonder.
The Equator stop adds extra excitement and is a memorable conclusion to your family safari in Lake Mburo Park. It’s the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories and reflect on the incredible wildlife encounters and natural wonders you’ve experienced throughout the journey.
So, make the most of this stop at the Equator, capturing photos, indulging in optional snacks, and cherishing the memories made during your 3-Day Upmarket Family-Kid Friendly-Wildlife Safari in Lake Mburo Park.
Your 33-Day-Luxury Lake Mburo \park Safari in Lake Mburo Park ends as we reach Entebbe or Kampala.
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