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Rwonyo Rest Camp is a budget lodge located in Lake Mburo National Park, it is well suited for budget travelers and students visiting Lake Mburo National park. Rwonyo Rest Camp is managed by Uganda Wildlife Authority offering Tents and bandas, along with camping at Mazinga Camp site for those interested in Camping during their visit to Lake Mburo National Park. Lake Mburo National Park is located very close to the Capital city of Uganda that is Kampala and the hub of Uganda that is Entebbe making it the park offering a one day trip for wildlife viewing.
Rwonyo Rest Camp can be accessed from the Nshara gate one of the entrances of Lake Mburo National Park which is 30 kilometers from the main road. The Camp was constructed using local materials that is thatched grass, the woods which imitate the true African art, the cam attracts many wild animals to come around giving you a chance to encounter with them up-close
Rwonyo Rest Camp offers accommodation options ranging from bandas built inform of wooden hats with shared bath rooms, tented rooms on elevated wooden platforms with private showers. The camp also offers great camping grounds for those interested in camping during their visit to Lake Mburo National Park.
Rwonyo Rest Camp also has a an onsite restaurant offering great meals ranging from half and full board, this restaurant has all the best meals and menus that are both important to your body and also to your taste, and all these meals are organized by profession chefs.
Cost of accommodation at Rwonyo Rest Camp
Rwonyo Rest Camp offers accommodation stay in Bandas with shared bathrooms which costs USD60, Tented Rooms with Private Bathrooms at USD80 and Camping at USD40 with your own tent and USD50 with hired tent. These prices exclude the meals and with this you can pay for this at the restaurant during your stay here.
Activities to do during your say at Rwonyo Rest Camp Lake Mburo National Park
Day Game drives in Lake Mburo National Park
Game drives in Lake Mburo National Park can be done in the morning, mid-morning, afternoon and evening hours, this means any time you arrive at the park you will be able to do a game drive to search for wildlife, the best time though is during morning and evening hours, this will give you a opportunity to see various savannah animals and birds including Giraffes, Zebras, Elands, Topis, Impalas among others.
Night Game Drives in Lake Mburo National Park
A night Game drive in Lake Mburo National Park gives you a chance to see nocturnal animals such as bushbabys, pottos and depending on luck a leopard though this is very rear.
Lake Mburo Boat Safari
This is done on Lake Mburo; this two hour voyage gives you an opportunity to watch crocodiles and hippos among various water animals including a variety of birds.
A Walking Safari in Lake Mburo 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.
Mountain Biking in Lake Mburo is operated by Rwakobo Rock and Leopard Rest Camp; this as well gives you an opportunity to experience wildlife in Lake Mburo National Park Up-close.
Lake Mburo National Park hosts 332 species of birds making it one of the great places to go for birding in Uganda, the bird list of this park contains papyrus and acacia species which include the papyrus gonelek, papyrus yellow warbler, white-winged warbler and the shoebill stork.
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.
The Horseback safaris operated by Mihinga lodge are another activity in Lake Mburo national park that gives you 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.
How to access Lake Mburo National Park
By Road: Lake Mburo National Park is located between the towns of Masaka and Mbarara close to the main south western road that links Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. It is 228km drive from Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park which takes you approximately 3-4 hours drive each way. 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. The park is close to the main road making it easy for accessibility you will need to follow sign posts of Uganda Wildlife Authority.
By Air; Flying Safari to Lake Mburo National Park is also available via charter and scheduled flights from Kajjansi and Entebbe International Airport, operators of these route 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 with the minimum being 4 people.
Best time to visit Lake Mburo National Park
The best time to visit Lake Mburo National Park is during the dry months of December to February and then June to October during this time the road accessing the park are dry and driving through is easy compared to wet season, as well viewing wildlife and doing game drives it is easy given the fact during this time many animals converge at the various water points in the park and seeing them it is very easy compared to wet seasons of March to May and Later October to November. However the park can as well be visited throughout the year and you will be able to do the above activities in Lake Mburo National Park.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your stay at Rwonyo Rest Camp Lake Mburo National Park
At Eco Adventure Safaris we are well set to host tourists with various SOPs put in place in-line with WHO for the safety and health of our clients, we ready to organize your safari following precautions set to prevent the spread of COVID and ensure you do your safari safely and successfully.