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Lake Mburo national Park
Lake Mburo National Park is a compact gem, located in western Uganda. It is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah national parks and has key selling points. The National Park is the only park in Uganda with eland, impala and klipspringer. It is also home to the largest population of zebra in Uganda estimated at about 5,000 and probably contains the highest concentration of leopard found anywhere in Uganda( though they are rare). Some of the other animals which inhabit the Park include Buffalo, waterbuck, topi and warthog, Reedbuck, oribi, Hyena, genet, bush pigs and white-tailed mongoose are often seen on night game drives. It is home to 350 bird species and is such a great birding destination in Uganda. Lake Mburo National Park has always been regarded a stopover for most Visitors to break their Journey while on your Vacation across to or from western Uganda.
What is the cost of activities to do in Lake Mburo National Park?
Guided day Game drives
Wildlife viewing is the most interesting activity to do in Lake Mburo National Park. The Park is endowed with several wildlife species that you see during the morning and evening game drives, these include; giraffes, buffaloes, elands, waters bucks, antelopes, zebras, oribis, topis , warthogs and sometimes leopard can be spotted. You can opt to do day game drives in morning and afternoon in the Park to increase your chances of seeing the wildlife, this costs USD20 with Park guide per vehicle.
Night Game Drives
A night Game drive in Lake Mburo National Park gives you a chance to see nocturnal animals such as bush baby’s, pottos and depending on luck a leopard though this is very rear. This activity can be arranged will on ground or even in advance. The night game drive can start at 7pm and takes an hour and costs USD30 per vehicle.
Boat cruise on Lake Mburo
Lake Mburo public boat cruise costs USD30, taking a boat trip on the lake is an amazing time, this two hour voyage gives you an opportunity to watch crocodiles and hippos among various water animals including a variety of birds species such as African fish eagles, pelican, king fishers, herons, cormorants, You can as well opt for private cruise and we shall arrange it for you.
Walking Safari in Lake Mburo National Park
The guided Walking Safari coats USD30 in company of Park guides and armed ranger in Lake Mburo National Park, it gives you an opportunity to spend time with savannah animals in this park up-close giving you a great experience like no other great opportunity for photographs and learning about these animals, you will be able to meet the Zebras, Giraffes, Warthogs and Many others.
Guided Forest walk
The small tract of forest on the western side of Lake Mburo is a home to a variety of forest bird species giving more areas for birding which costs USD30. You will walk through the guided tracks as they see different things. You will have guided forest work and you see lots of bio-diversity like tree species, Monkeys, reptiles and birds.
This is one the most interesting budget activity to do in Lake Mburo National Park, The Horseback safaris operated by Mihingo lodge which is a luxury lodge and you will have an up-close encounter with wildlife in the park. However for this activity you will need to book in advance contact us here given the fact it sells out very quickly racing on horses through the Park, this ranges from USD40 and depends on the hours you spend.
Cultural and community encounter
Lake Mburo national park has communities living in the outskirts of the park boundaries, most of the locals do rare cows and goats, and other domestic animals that kids will like to see and you can plan to visit the community to learn about their traditions, grazing, milking and other African way of life. You can as well visit the igongo cultural Museum to have a cultural touch of the western Uganda culture.
What is the cost of Entrance fees to Lake Mburo National Park?
The Park Entrances fees also determine how much it costs to Visit Lake Mburo National Park, the Entrance fees cost USD40 per person for Non- foreign residents, USD30 for foreign residents and UGX 20,000 for East African Citizens. The entrance fees are paid per 24 hours spend in the Park. All Payments are made to the Park Headquarters or at the Head office in Kampala. Entrance fees allow you access the Park for a great safari experience.
What is the cost of accommodation in Lake Mburo national Park?
Lake Mburo national park has variety of Hotels/Camps/Lodges to choose from. There are Budget, Midrange and Luxury choices of accommodation with in the Park and outside the Park. The budget lodges are cheap but with good service and standard and safe for your visit. The luxury hotels/Lodges include Montana Luxury tented Camp, Arcadia Lodge and Mihingo Safari Lodge and range from USD200-400 per person per night, , the budget/Midrange include Rwakobo rock lodge, Lake Mburo safari lodge, Emburara lodge and these cost range from USD70-100 per person per night. Depending on your budget structure and interest, we shall book for you the best rooms for your stay to Lake Mburo national Park. The cost of accommodation will influence how much it will cost your entire safari to Lake Mburo National Park.
What is the Cost of transportation to Lake Mburo National Park?
The Park can be accessed by road, it is approximately 3-4 hours’ drive each way from either Kampala/ Entebbe. The park can be accessed from various main gates which include Kyanyanshara Gate linking you to Mihingo Lodge, Akagate Gate and Sanga Gate which leads you to Rwakobo Rock Lodge. We do use 4×4 safari vehicles for your whole safari, the vehicles are well serviced, with enough leg room and comfortable. With open roof that are ideal for game viewing while in the Park, Vehicle hire per day range from USD100-150. The transport cost inclusive of Vehicle hire per day, Guides allowance per day, fuel for the whole trip can be shared amongst the Persons travelling with you safari.
You can as well opt to for Flying Safari to Lake Mburo National Park via charter and scheduled flights from Kajjansi and Entebbe International Airport, operators of these routes include Aero Link Uganda and Fly Uganda among others. This however needs to be booked in advance given the fact the routing is mostly determined by the number of travelers aboard the flight, their destination and weather. You will fly to the Airstrip in Mbarara and the flight trip is about 45 mins and then you drive to Lake Mburo national park. The flight costs ranges from USD300 per Adult one way.
Why book with us your trip to Lake Mburo National Park.
Eco Adventure Safaris organizes safari trips to Lake Mburo National Park Combined with many choices of activities as well customized Uganda Safari packages. Our magic in organizing authentic experience stems from the fact that we have over time assembled a team mixed with young and energetic staff guided by well-experienced mature managers and directors who are Ugandans and passionate about what they do. Eco Adventure Safaris is highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor to help you learn on the experiences of the other travelers who have traveled with us. Contact us about How much does it cost to visit Lake Mburo National Park