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Come and experience a compact gem, located conveniently close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda.

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda

You will be picked from Entebbe Airport by a guide driver who will bring you to Kampala for an overnight. If you arrive on time, the driver will take you around Kampala for city tours.

Day 2: Travel to Lake Mburo National Park

You can travel from Kampala or the western parks and arrive at Lake Mburo in the afternoon. You check into your choice of accommodation (from luxury to budget choices). Take a relaxing evening boat ride along the eastern banks of Lake Mburo as you view birds, crocodiles and hippos against the setting sun.

Day 3 – Game Drives in Lake Mburo National Park

Take a morning game drive and encounter zebras, buffalo, elands and impalas along with a great variety of birds. After lunch, walk with a ranger guide across the wooden observation platforms of the salt lick area, where wildlife gathers to lick the salty soil. You can do evening walks or choose to relax in your room as you prepare for a drive off in the morning.

Day 4: Return to Kampala

Take an optional visit to the Conservation Education Centre, near Sanga Gate. Check out Igongo Cultural Centre with a local museum to learn more about the area. Visit the craft stalls and take pictures of the equator monuments on either side of the road on your way back to Kampala. You can choose to stay long and enjoy bird watching within the park or continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park for tree climbing lions or go for mountain gorillas. Check our itineraries for these parks.

Check out our other itineraries for more experiences to choose from. We are open to a customized trip arranged by you!

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