Wildlife Tours

3 Days Uganda wildlife Tour - Lake Mburo National Park Birding Tour

 Mbarara, Uganda
 12th Feb - 01st Jul


3-day Safari Tour  To Lake Mburo National Park

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Your Lake Mburo National Park safari tour will begin at approximately 6:30 am as you head to the western part of Uganda to Lake Mburo National Park. During the 3-4 hour drive, you will have a stopover at the equator for an opportunity to stand in the northern and southern hemispheres at the same time. You’ll continue through the grasslands, which are dotted with settlements, plantations, and several herds of local long-horned Ankole cattle which are endemic to this part of the country. When you reach lake Mburo national park, go for a game drive to search for zebras, hippos, crocodiles, elands, antelopes, impalas, and a variety of birds. After a lunch break, go for a 2-hour boat ride on Lake Mburo to see a variety of animals such as hippos, crocodiles, and several bird species. When the boat ride ends, go for a nature walk to a salt lick to see animals gathering to lick the soil. Return back to your hotel around 7 pm in the evening, in case you need to add it your long safari tour here is the best option.


  • Enjoy a boat ride on the Lake Mburo with chances to see Hippopotamus, crocodiles, and lots of water birds like herons, fin foot and many more
  • Game drive in search of Savannah animals
  • Night game drive in search of nocturnal wildlife
  • Game/ nature walk to have a closer view of the Savannah animals



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Tour Overview


January 01 - December 31



Pickup Location

pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise



Car PickUp


Tour Guide



  • Ground Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • All Meals and bottled water
  • All Government Taxes
  • All Tourist attractions and activities charges charges
  • English-speaking driver/guide


  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Airport Taxes
  • Items of personal nature like Laundry
  • Bar bills
  • Tipping and any extra expenses not included above.


Day 1
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Lake Mburo national.
    Today we start our birding trip/safari early in the morning from your respective place of accommodation. As we transfer there will be numerous stop overs looking out for certain bird species with in there hardly missed localities.

    The Wolly-Necked Stork, Lilac Breasted Roller, Ruffaous Bellied Heron are among the birds of interest on this transfer. Stopping at the equator for photography and stretching up will be worthy while on this birding route in Uganda.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Mihingo Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Rwakobo Lodge - Midrange option)
    (Eagle's Nest Rest Camp - Budget option).

Day 2
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 2: Early morning birding
    Morning birding on foot along the park trails with an armed ranger then back to our lodge for breakfast, after this we proceed for a game and birding drive which gives us higher chances of viewing mammals like the Zebras, Impalas, Elands, Topis, Buffaloes among others, as we do birding we focus our attention on the search for the Red Faced Barbet, Coqui Francolin, Brown Chested Plover, Tabora Cisticola, Lesser Blue Eared Starling, Buff Bellied Warbler, Red Headed Weaver, Black Shouldered Cuckoo Shrike, Sulpher Breasted Bush-shrike, Green Capped Eremomela, Bare faced Go-away-bird, Red Billed Wood Hope and more acacia associated birds, in the afternoon we go for a boat ride in search for the African Finfoot, White Backed and Black Crowned Night Herons, Giant Kingfisher and many more back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Mihingo Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Rwakobo Lodge - Midrange option)
    (Eagle's Nest Rest Camp - Budget option)

Day 3
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 3: Birding in Entebbe.
    Our birding today will depend on the flight time or where we spend our night. There are good spots and we look out mostly for species that were missed where the Papyrus gonolek might be among. End of our short Birding Safari in Uganda.