Rwakobo rock

June 16, 2020
Safari blog

Rwakobo rock

Rwakobo rock is a safari lodge that is located in Lake Mburo National park. It is a mid-range lodge built on a rock outcrop overlooking the national park. A stay at the lodge is characterized by panoramic views of the wilderness and hills surrounding the safari lodge. Rwakobo rock is secluded and offers privacy during your Uganda wildlife safari. The accommodation at the scattered around the rock, offering authentic wilderness experiences on Uganda safari.

The safari lodge hosts a number of frequent visitors including; zebra, impala, warthog and bush bucks. A camp fire is set out every evening to give visitors a chance to relax and enjoy the starry night on their Uganda safari. Enjoy your cocktail as you hear camp fire stories, learning more about the Ugandan culture.

Rwakobo Rock Accommodation:

Rwakobo rock offers authentic African traditional safari cottages for accommodation. These cottages are grass thatched and solar powered. These cottages are en-suite with a flushing toilet and showers with cold and hot water. The cottages are furnished with comfortable beds, mosquito nets and are designed to blend in with the natural environment. All these cottages have private verandas for you to relax as you enjoy the views of the African wilderness.

Rwakobo rock

Rwakobo rock also offers more budget friendly accommodation in the Hornbill house. This house is grass thatched and contains 5 separate rooms. Each room is en-suite with flushing toilets and showers and has its own private veranda. On request, these rooms can be fashioned into double rooms or twin rooms.

Rwakobo Rock Restaurant and Bar

Rwakobo rock has a well-stocked bar that serves an assortment of wines and spirits, cold and hot drinks. The attentive staff will always available to take your order, Enjoy a cold refreshing drink after an evening game drive in Lake Mburo national park.

Meals at Rwakobo rock are served in the restaurant located in the main lounge of the safari lodge. Buffets and set menus dinners are offered by the experienced chefs at the lodge. In case you are going for an early morning game drive, a packed breakfast can be arranged.

Charging pots for electronics are located around the lounge. For those who would like to share their safari moments with family and friends, a Wi-Fi network is available.

Activities at Rwakobo rock

Game Drives

The lodge is a prime spot for game drives into Lake Mburo national park. Want to catch the nocturnal wildlife like leopards, pangolins, porcupines and hyenas before they hide away for the day? The lodge is 1km away from the main gate. Enjoy the evening and night game drive with a short drive to and from the lodge.

Walking Safaris

Rwakobo rock is perfect for walking safaris. These range from gentle strolls around the rock o long hikes. These walking safaris offered are both within and outside the park. Enjoy the scenery by taking a scenic walk to the neighboring hills.

Cultural Experience

Enjoy the local culture of the Bahima people as you get to interact with them on these cultural safaris. The lodge has partnered with the local communities that allow guests to interact and learn about their local culture. Make local ghee and hear folk stories told by the locals. Milk a cow in the traditional African way on your Uganda safari.

Boat trips

Lake Mburo national park offers relaxing boat trips on Lake Mburo. Get close encounters with hippos, buffalo and crocodiles as you relax on this bot cruise. Uganda wildlife authority runs boat cruises on the Lake in the mornings and afternoon. Spot the amazing bird life on the lake on this cruise.

Bird life

The Rwakobo rock is famous for its bird life. The fig trees attract various bird species including; green pigeons, night jars, turaco, red-faced barbet and many more. As you relax by your veranda, you will be able to spot a few.

Cycling

The lodge has mountain bikes for hire. These allows for guided cycling trips in and out of the park. With an armed ranger, you will be able to cycle into the park and enjoy the wildlife as you cycle. This cycling can be tailored to your needs. Short and long cycling safaris can be determined by your fitness level.

 

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