Mbarara is a thriving town in Western Uganda that continues to attract visitors with its growth and development. Trek Africa Expeditions is proud to offer a variety of tours, safaris, and excursions from Mbarara to various tourist sites in and around the town. Located approximately 4 hours from Kampala and 4-5 hours from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mbarara is a convenient destination for those working in the growing number of offices, organizations, and universities in the area. Whether you’re a resident or just passing through, there is no shortage of things to do in Mbarara
Mbarara offers a diverse range of activities that are sure to cater to everyone’s interests. From taking a guided tour of the local sites, to exploring nearby natural wonders like Lake Mburo National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Mgahinga National Park, the opportunities for adventure are endless. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the wilderness with game drives, boat cruises, gorilla trekking, birdwatching, forest walks, and even canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a thrill-seeker, or just looking to relax and take in the sights, Mbarara has something for everyone.
Embark on a thrilling adventure to witness gorillas in their natural habitat with Trek Africa Expeditions. Our team can arrange a 2 or 3-day gorilla trekking tour from Mbarara to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Our safari consultants will handle all your requests and check the availability of all services including gorilla permits, accommodation, and transportation. Upon payment, we’ll secure all the necessary arrangements and provide you with a confirmation.
You’ll be picked up from Mbarara and driven to Bwindi, where you’ll spend two nights and three days exploring the park. Choose between a one-hour gorilla trek or a four-hour gorilla habituation experience. On the third day, you’ll return to Mbarara. For more information, including pricing, contact us and we’ll be happy to provide a quote.
Embark on a thrilling adventure to Lake Mburo National Park, a stone’s throw away from Mbarara town. With Trek Africa Expeditions, you can choose to spend a day, two days or even three days exploring the park. Lake Mburo is famous for its spectacular game drives and boat cruises that offer an unforgettable wildlife experience. During a game drive, you will have the chance to spot diverse animals like giraffes, zebras, impalas, and if you’re lucky, even leopards. The park is small, but it boasts an abundant variety of wildlife. On your way to Lake Mburo, you may encounter the Hima people with their distinctive long-horned cattle, and you can take photos with their permission. Trek Africa Expeditions will take care of all the transportation and arrangements, including meals, park fees, and the game drives and boat cruise. Contact us for more information on your next Mbarara town to Lake Mburo National Park adventure.
Discover the beauty of Queen Elizabeth National Park from Mbarara with Trek Africa Expeditions. As one of the largest parks in western Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park is a sought-after destination for its thrilling game drives, captivating boat cruises, and the unique tree-climbing lions. Our safaris from Mbarara to Queen Elizabeth National Park offer a comprehensive experience, with stops at the stunning Bunyaruguru to capture photographs of tea plantations, crater lakes and much more.
Depending on your schedule, you can take multiple game drives in the north (Mweya) and embark on a relaxing boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. The southern region of the park, Ishasha, is renowned for its tree-climbing lions and exceptional game drives. In addition, you can go on forest and gorge walks, visit Lake Katwe to learn about the local salt extraction process, and witness how the community coexists with wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park. ContactTrek Africa Expeditions for more information on what to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park from Mbarara town.
For a unique and challenging hiking experience, visit the Rwenzori Mountains from Mbarara town. These mountains, located in Africa, are the largest non-volcanic range and are known for their ice-capped peaks. Trek Africa Expeditions can help you plan your journey, including transportation to and from the starting point of your hike. Once there, you’ll be handed over to experienced trekking and mountaineering services to guide you on your journey. Choose from a variety of hikes, from short excursions to a full ascent to the summit. Contact Trek Africa Expeditions for more information on how to embark on this exciting adventure from Mbarara.
Step into the heart of western Uganda and explore the beauty of Kibale Foorest National Park on a chimpanzee trekking adventure from Mbarara. With Trek Africa Expeditions, you’ll travel from Mbarara to Ibanda, Kamwengye and finally, to the park where you’ll have the chance to trek chimps, admire the diversity of birds, and enjoy a forest walk. You can opt for a regular chimpanzee trek or an immersive chimpanzee habituation experience. All your safari needs will be taken care of by Trek Africa Expeditions, including transport, accommodation, park entry fees and permits. Contact us for more information on this exciting excursion.
Other activities to enjoy from Mbarara include a visit to Mgahinga National Park for gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking, or hiking one of the three Mgahinga, Muhavura or Sabinyo volcanoes. You could also head to Lake Bunyonyi or Mutanda for canoeing and scenic views, among other things.
Trek Africa Expeditions is the ultimate choice for your safari planning in Uganda and Rwanda. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, we are equipped to provide you with the best information on tours and safaris. Our dedicated team of young, motivated staff members will be with you every step of the way, from planning your safari from Mbarara to the various destinations mentioned. Trek Africa Expeditions is a proud recipient of numerous awards and recognition, including a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Our commitment to providing the highest quality service has made us a highly rated and recommended tour operator, both on TripAdvisor and other online travel platforms.