1 Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife safari

1 Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife safari

Uganda Wildlife safari-Uganda safari tours

1 Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife safari over view

This 1 Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife safari is one of the short Uganda wildlife safaris. This is a 1 day fun filled adventurous day that sees you out into the wild. It allows you to take a day off and enjoy the Uganda wildlife. This is most convenient if you are in Uganda for work and conference.

Lake Mburo national park is located in the western part of Uganda and is the smallest national park in Uganda. With more than 68 mammal species, the Lake Mburo national park is mostly famous for is great herds of zebras and impala. The park is made up of savanna, woodlands and the lake which offers amazing boat cruises.

1 Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife safari detailed itinerary

The briefing for your Uganda wildlife safari will be done the day before the safari. We will depart Kampala as early as 6:00 am to avoid traffic and fit in the day’s activities. Driving along the Kampala-Masaka highway, we will make our first stop at the equator. Here, we will have breakfast and take some memorable pictures of the equator monument. We shall indulge in experiments that determine the different hemispheres.

Proceed to Lake Mburo national park through Masaka and on we will enter the park through the Nshara gate. This drive will take up to 4 hours including the breakfast stop. At the gate, we will venture into the wilderness on a game drive. With a guide, we will venture onto the different tracks in the park in search of the wildlife.

The Game drive:

1 Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife safariThis game drive on this Uganda Wildlife safari is done in a customized safari vehicle with a pop up roof. This feature allows you to comfortably view the wildlife in comfort. On this game drive, we will see amazing wildlife like zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, buffalo, warthogs, leopards, bush bucks, water bucks, baboons, vervet monkeys and many more. This game drive will lead us onto the Lake where we will have a delicious lunch with the lake as the back drop. Plenty of bird species like the turaco, weaver birds, king fisher, African fish eagle and many more can be seen on this game drive.

Boat cruise:

After the delicious lunch, we will embark on the afternoon boat cruise. This cruise will take us around Lake Mburo offering amazing views of more Uganda wildlife like Hippos, crocodiles, buffalo and plenty of birds. The boat cruise is both adventurous and relaxing. After the boat cruise, we will check out the park and start our drive back to Kampala.

We will drive through Masaka, stopping for a drink at the equator before reaching Kampala. On arrival, the guide will drop you at your hotel or residence. This will mark the end of your 1 Day Lake Mburo Uganda Wildlife safari.

Rwakobo rock

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.


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.


Nile Safari Lodge

Nile Safari Lodge-Uganda safari accommodation

Nile Safari Lodge is a luxury safari lodge located in Murchison falls national park overlooking the Albert Nile. The lodge offers a luxurious getaway on your Uganda Wildlife safari. The panoramic views of the river and the wildlife in Murchison falls National Park are what characterize your stay at the luxury lodge. The lodge has luxuriously spacious bandas with spectacular views from the private decks. With a honeymoon suite, a family Banda and 8 bandas, the lodge is caters for your luxury needs on your Uganda safari.

Nile Safari Lodge Accommodation.

Nile Safari Lodge

Nile Safari Lodge Luxury Bandas

The lodge has 6 bandas that are luxuriously furnished with traditionally standing bathtub, indoor showers with high pressured cold and hot water. The bandas have comfortable king sized beds and twin beds.  A mini bar in each banda is fully stocked with cold drinks. With a private deck, the bandas offer a relaxing time as you enjoy the views and the wildlife on your Uganda safari tour. The bandas are furnished with an en-suite toilet, fans, an outdoor shower and a day bed for a much needed relax after a morning game drive.

Nile Safari Lodge Honeymoon Bandas

The Honeymoon banda offers a perfect romantic getaway. The banda is perfectly furnished with a sense of romance offering perfect views of the river. The honeymoon banda has its own private pool that allows you privacy with your loved ones. Well furnished with a comfortable King sized bed, a fully stocked bar, Wi-Fi, en-suite toilet, monsoon shower and a private deck, the banda is the perfect stay on your honeymoon and romantic getaway.

Family banda

The family banda is a unique accommodation option for families and large groups looking for luxury on their Uganda safari tour. With 2 master bedrooms, the family banda has 4 single beds and 2 king sized beds. The banda is airy and spacious allowing you to enjoy your Uganda Safari tour as a family. The family banda is furnished with a mini bar, fans, en-suite toilet, private deck, private sitting area, an outdoor shower and a pool that has spectacular views of the Shoe bill peninsular.