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5 DAYS LAKE BUNYONYI TOUR AND LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK SAFARI

DAY 1: TRANSFER TO LAKE BUNYONYI

Early morning after breakfast at your hotel transfer to Lake Bunyonyi in the Southwestern part of Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale. Along the way stop over at Mpambile the drum making centre for a cultural experience and also stop at the equator and take enough photos and buy souvenirs if you wish. Continue to Mbarara town for lunch before heading to Kabale. When you reach Kabale town, proceed to Lake Bunyonyi and check in at your lodge for dinner and overnight Birdnest @ Bunyonyi resort (Luxury) / Arcadia cottages Bunyonyi or Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort (Mid-range) / Bushara Island Camp (Budget)

 

DAY 2: SIGHT SEEING | BOAT CRUISE | BIRD WATCHING |COMMUNITY WALKS

Breakfast in the morning then go for community walks and visit the Batwa and Abaheesi communities, interact with them. Get to know how the move on with their lives, know their day to day activities after return to the lodge for lunch and later in the afternoon, go for canoeing on Bunyonyi where you will get chance to view the beautiful landscape including some of the 29 islands, different bird species then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight Birdnest @ Bunyonyi resort (Luxury) / Arcadia cottages Bunyonyi or Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort (Mid-range) / Bushara Island Camp (Budget)

 

DAY 3: LAKE BUNYONYI | LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK

Have breakfast in the morning, go for a nature walk and have a last glance of the stunning landscape of the surrounding area. Then drive to Lake Mburo national park through the savannah with evergreen state of Africa and the kigezi highlands. Check in at the lodge, have lunch and prepare for a game drive later.

After lunch, you will go for a game drive in the park where you will spot the big 5 and other animals like giraffes, Ugandan kob, water-bucks, zebras and buffalos among others. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight Mburo Safari Lodge (Midrange) / Mantana Tented Camp or Mihingo Safari Lodge (Luxury) / Rwonyo Rest Camp (Budget)

 

DAY 4: MORNING GAME DRIVE – BOAT RIDE | LAKE MBURO

After your breakfast, drive to the park for a game drive and view the beautiful eland, antelopes, sitatunga, herds of buffalos, topi, bohor reed-back, impala, warthogs, hyenas, leopard, jackal, and defassa waterbuck and after return to the lodge for lunch

After lunch, you will go for a boat cruise on Lake Mburo where you will see crocodiles, variety of birds, hippos in their natural habitat, antelopes and about 3 types of otters on the lake as well as birds like hammerkobs, shoebill, pelicans, African fish eagles and many more. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight Mburo Safari Lodge (Midrange) / Mantana Tented Camp or Mihingo Safari Lodge (Luxury) / Rwonyo Rest Camp (Budget)

 

DAY 5: MORNING GAME DRIVE | DEPARTURE

After breakfast, you will go for a morning drive one more time in the park and later return to the lodge for lunch and prepare to check out of the lodge for your return back to Kampala. End of your safari!