The experiences can be enjoyed in a variety of safari styles depending on how you prefer to travel, when and more specifically, your budget.
Pick from your hotel In Kampala and drive south westwards stopping at the Mpigi Drum Makers where you will watch the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through generations you will have another stopover at the equator to take photographs continue on to Lake Mburo National Park, the only park in the country with an entire lake from which it derives its name. In the afternoon have a boat ride on the lake overnight at Mburo Safari Lodge FB.
Lake Mburo National Park (LMNP) is a very special place; every part of it is alive with variety, interest and color. LMNP contains an extensive area of wetland. The park harbors several species of mammals including zebras, impalas, elands, topi and buffaloes. Its sculptured landscape with rolling grassy hills and idyllic lakeshores has a varied mosaic of habitats: forest galleries, rich acacia tree valleys, seasonal and permanent swamps which all support a wealth of wildlife. The park is only 370sq km and the smallest of Uganda’s savannah national parks.
Location: Lake Mburo National Park is situated in Mbarara district. It is about 3.5 hours drive from Kampala. The park is accessed from the Masaka-Mbarara road; turn left to Nshara gate (13kms past Lyantonde) or alternatively turn left at Sanga trading centre (27kms past Lyantonde) which brings you through Sanga gate. Both junctions have clearly marked signposts. It is about13 km from Sanga trading centre to Sanga gate and 8 km from the main road to Nshara gate. It is about 20 minutes’ drive from either gate to Rwonyo park headquarters.