Bicycle safaris in Lake Mburo National Park offer a truly unique and exhilarating way to explore the park and its stunning surroundings. These guided bicycle tours promise an unforgettable adventure, showcasing the park’s natural beauty and wildlife. As you embark on your cycling journey, be prepared to witness magnificent creatures such as zebras, elands, buffaloes, antelopes, bushbucks, and a host of other fascinating wildlife.
Guided by experienced Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers, your bicycle tour is meticulously designed to lead you to the best vantage points for wildlife observation. These rangers possess an intimate knowledge of the park’s terrain and animal habits, ensuring that you enjoy the most captivating wildlife encounters. While the bike trails may present some challenges, with hilly and sloped areas to conquer, the overall experience is nothing short of extraordinary.
For those seeking a harmonious blend of exercise and wildlife viewing, our guided cycle trips are unparalleled. With 15 mountain bikes available for hire, you have the option to bring your own if preferred. Together with our knowledgeable guides, we’ve crafted an array of routes to suit all preferences. Whether you opt for short, flat trails or more extended, hilly rides, you’ll find an adventure that perfectly aligns with your desires.
During your biking tour, you may find yourself traversing Lake Mburo’s prime birding spots, including the swampy valleys and strategically positioned viewing platforms near the salt licks. Notable bird species await your discovery in these locations, such as the Rufous-bellied Heron, Bateleur, Coqui Francolin, Grey Crowned Crane, Black-bellied Bustard, Brown-chested Lapwing, Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove, Brown Parrot, Red-headed Lovebird, Ross’s Turaco, Bare-faced Go-away-bird, Green Wood-hoopoe, Common Scimitarbill, White-headed Barbet, Red-faced Barbet, Nubian Woodpecker, Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike, Long-tailed Cisticola, Yellow-breasted Apalis, White-winged Tit, and the enchanting Finfoot, among a host of others.
For dedicated birders and nature enthusiasts, Rubanga Forest beckons, a captivating draw for those yearning to explore its avian wonders. To partake in this extraordinary experience, it’s essential to arrange your visit in advance with the park warden. In the heart of this forest dwells the elusive Red-faced Barbet, a species found exclusively within the boundaries of Lake Mburo National Park. Witnessing this rare beauty is an opportunity not to be missed.