Discover the tranquil beauty of Lake Mburo National Park from the comfort of Rwakobo Rock Safari Lodge, an idyllic retreat that allows you to immerse yourself in the untamed essence of Uganda. Nestled on a scenic outcrop, this lodge boasts breathtaking panoramic views that provide a glimpse into the wild heart of Africa. The lodge features eight comfortable and spacious cottages, each thoughtfully positioned for utmost privacy and adorned with spectacular sunset vistas. As you relax at Rwakobo Rock, you’ll find yourself captivated by the surrounding Ankole ranchlands and the allure of Lake Mburo National Park.
The lodge’s main dining area overlooks an expansive rock formation that seamlessly merges with the park, offering an enchanting backdrop to your dining experiences. Whether you prefer unwinding in a hammock with an ice-cold beverage or embarking on exhilarating explorations within Lake Mburo National Park, Rwakobo Rock offers a myriad of options to cater to every guest’s desires.
Rwakobo Rock Lodge is more than just a place to stay; it’s an immersive experience. Animals like zebras, warthogs, impalas, and bushbucks freely roam the lodge’s vicinity, often congregating at the water hole beneath the dining area. After nightfall, the symphony of bush sounds comes alive, igniting your imagination with the mysteries of the wilderness.
Lake Mburo National Park is a treasure trove of natural wonders and exciting activities that promise to make your visit unforgettable. Here are some of the remarkable experiences awaiting you:
Lake Mburo National Park invites all visitors to partake in guided nature walking safaris. These enlightening excursions are typically conducted in the company of an armed park ranger guide. Starting from the Rwonyo park center, these guided walks take you to the salt lick, renowned as one of the best locations for observing diverse wildlife.
Lake Mburo boasts an astounding 68 mammal species and an impressive 350 bird species concentrated within its boundaries. With a burgeoning giraffe population and a thriving hippo community, the park surprises many with its abundance of wildlife. We recommend enhancing your experience with an optional boat ride to catch glimpses of crocodiles and engage in premier bird watching. If you don’t have your own safari vehicle, don’t worry; we can help arrange transportation, subject to availability.
Lake Mburo offers one of the finest opportunities for clients to search for elusive nocturnal wildlife in the park. Keep your eyes peeled for the enigmatic leopard, porcupine, white-tailed mongoose, and immerse yourself in the captivating sounds of hyenas, zebras, buffalos, and bush babies.
Lake Mburo National Park stands out as one of the few places in the country where you can embark on a game viewing adventure while riding a horse. This unique activity is hosted at Mihingo Lodge and is conducted under the expert guidance of trained staff in collaboration with park rangers. The horseback ride through Lake Mburo typically spans 1 to 3 hours, allowing you to explore the park’s savannah while reveling in views of the wild game.
Lake Mburo offers excellent opportunities for fishing enthusiasts. The lake boasts six fish species, with tilapia being the most commonly caught. Other species you might encounter include catfish, lungfish, tiger fish, Angara fish, and barbell. For those interested in a fishing safari, please bring your own equipment and secure access permits from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. The prime fishing spot is Mazinga.
Embark on a rewarding boat cruise when visiting Lake Mburo National Park. This serene activity promises a view of the park’s remarkable flora and fauna, including wildlife like crocodiles and hippos. Bird enthusiasts will be delighted by sightings of African fish eagles, pelicans, kingfishers, herons, cormorants, rare African finfoots, and hammerkops. During dry seasons, you may even spot other wildlife taking refuge in the water areas, including buffaloes and antelopes.
For a unique adventure, explore the park and its surroundings through bicycle tours. These guided bicycle rides typically last for a maximum of one hour and offer opportunities to view zebras, elands, buffaloes, antelopes, bushbucks, and more. Knowledgeable Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers accompany you, ensuring the best wildlife sightings. Be prepared for varying terrains, including hills and slopes, along the bike trails. Rest assured, the bike trails promise a remarkable and memorable experience.
Experience the allure of Rwakobo Rock Safari Lodge and the captivating activities of Lake Mburo National Park. To book your stay and safaris, contact Trek Africa Expeditions, and embark on a journey of discovery in this stunning Ugandan wilderness.