birds at lake mburo

Virgin 008: Ssese Islands And Lake Mburo - 5days /4nights

Tour highlights: Ssese Island, forest Walk on Ssese Island, game drive in Lake Mburo National Park and boat trip on Lake Mburo.

Day One

On arrival, you will be met by a Virgin World Safaris representative, after an early Breakfast, then go for an optional Entebbe town drive or visit Uganda wildlife education centre before having early lunch in town then after transfer to Nakiwogo on the shores of Lake Victoria in time for the ferry leaving at 1400hrs for your transfer to the Ssese Islands on Lake Victoria arriving in the early evening. Take an afternoon walk on the sandy beaches exploring the atmosphere the island has to offer as you relax during sun set before going to your accommodation for overnight. Meals and overnight at the Ssese Islands Beach Hotel. Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day Two

Morning forest walk in search of the primates, birds and other wildlife. Later take an optional fishing trip on the lake where it is possible to catch an amazing 150-pound Nile Perch!!! Or go for an island trip. Thereafter return to your hotel for a sundowner drink before dinner. Overnight Ssese Islands Beach Hotel Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day Three

Morning after breakfast, transfer by ferry to Bukakata in Masaka then proceed on a good tarmac road to Lake Mburo National Park in Mbarara. After go for Lunch spend the afternoon at Leisure. Dinner and overnight at the Luxury Mihingo Lodge, Mid-Range –Rwakobo Rock Lodge or Basic Rwonyo camp Meal Plan - Breakfast and Dinner.

Day Four

After breakfast, you may opt for a game drive in this park which hosts Zebra, Impala, Topi, Cape buffalo and other Plains game or a game walk where a ranger guide will take you through a Bush walking experience through the African Wilderness. The walk involves moving through the Savannah grasslands stalking the unsuspecting Zebra and other wildlife, through the Hyena’s Den, on through the swamp and ending at the Lake. Have lunch at the camp then proceed for a boat trip which takes you close to the Hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife on Lake Mburo. Return in the evening. Dinner and overnight at the Luxury Mihingo Lodge, Mid Range Rwakobo Rock Lodge or Basic-Rwonyo camp. Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day Five

After breakfast leave for Kampala having stops at the Equator for Photos, refreshments and souvenirs thereafter, arriving in Kampala for lunch and drop off at your preferred place.


Accommodation, meals as per your accommodation choice, park entry fees, forest walk on Ssese Island, game drive, boat trip, ferry and ground transportation in a private 4x4 with an English speaking driver guide.


International Air Fares, entry visa fees, domestic and international departure tax. ****no meals if staying in Budget accommodation. Beverages, tips, and expenses of a personal nature. Please note that although refreshment stops on route will be made for the clients comfort no meals or beverages are included whilst traveling to and from lodges or accommodations. And No beverages are Included at all except for the one bottle of water a day and tea or coffee at breakfast if included in the accommodation schedule.

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