Mpogo safari lodge is located on the beautiful hills of Lake Mburo National Park in western Uganda, it is a mid-range facility that has excellent service and you will have a good time on your stay. The lodge is designed to make you feel at home in the neighboring wild. This heaven in the midst of the Ugandan wild is surrounded by astonishing views which are visible from every room. From the main dining area, guests can enjoy the view of the nearby wild life as well as the stunning evening sunsets over Lake Mburo National Park.
Mpogo safari lodge has got 16 rooms offering mid-range accommodation at affordable prices. The rooms have private en-suite bathrooms and toilet, with hot and cold water running 24 hours a day. They also have two very private luxurious grass thatched cottages that are slightly expensive for Luxury travelers. The rooms differs i.e the lodge has single, double, twin, triple and family rooms. You can stay at Mpogo safari lodge en-route to your safari to south western Uganda.
Mpogo safari lodge offers private cottage accommodation both shared and single, the double room costs $130 and single room costs $90 per night on Full board meal plan. These prices exclude the meals, room service, VAT tax and all other amenities.
Stay at Mpogo safari lodge for a wildlife experience in Lake Mburo national Park, Game drives in Lake Mburo National Park can be done in the morning, mid-morning, afternoon and evening hours, this means any time you arrive at the park you will be able to do a game drive to search for wildlife, the best time though is during morning and evening hours, this will give you an opportunity to see various savannah animals and birds including Giraffes, Zebras, Elands, Topis, Impalas among others.
You can opt for a guided night Game drive in Lake Mburo National Park, this gives you a chance to see nocturnal animals such as bush babys, pottos and depending on luck a leopard though this is very rear.
You will have a two hour voyage on Lake Mburo, this gives you an opportunity to watch crocodiles and hippos among various water animals including a variety of birds. You can also have a chance to see other wildlife on the shore of the Lake as they quench their thirst.
A Walking Safari in Lake Mburo gives you an opportunity to spend time with Savannah animals in this park up-close giving you a great experience like no other great opportunity for photographs and learning about these animals. All walking safaris in Lake Mburo must be guided by an armed ranger and Park guides for the safety of visitors.
Mountain Biking in Lake Mburo national Park, while staying at Mpogo safari lodge, this can be arranged for you. You will have an opportunity to experience wildlife in Lake Mburo National Park Up-close.
Lake Mburo National Park hosts 332 species of birds making it one of the great places to go for birding in Uganda, the bird list of this park contains papyrus and acacia species which include the papyrus gonelek, papyrus yellow warbler, white-winged warbler and the shoebill stork.
The Horseback safaris is another activity to do in Lake Mburo national park while staying at Mpogo safari lodge, However for this activity you will need to book in advance contact s here given the fact it sells out very quickly. You will view wildlife up-close and you will have a marvelous time in the wilderness.
By Road: Lake Mburo National Park is located between the towns of Masaka and Mbarara close to the main south western road that links Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. It is 228 km drive from Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park which takes you approximately 3-4 hours’ drive each way. The Lodge is Just a few minutes from the Park Main Gate.
By Air; you can opt to fly to Mbarara from Entebbe international airport by charter or scheduled flights. The flight will only take you at 40 mins and then drive for 30 mins to Mpogo safari lodge This however needs to be booked in advance given the fact the routing is mostly determined by the number of travelers aboard the flight and their destinations.
The best time to visit Lake Mburo National Park is during the dry months of December to February and then June to October during this time the road accessing the park are dry and driving through is easy compared to wet season, as well viewing wildlife and doing game drives it is easy given the fact during this time many animals converge at the various water points in the park and seeing them it is very easy compared to wet seasons of March to May and Later October to November. However the park can as well be visited throughout the year and you will be able to do the above activities in Lake Mburo National Park.
At Safari Vacation and Travel Services, we are well set to host tourists with various Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) put in place in-line with World Health Organisation (WHO) for the safety and health of our clients, we ready to organize your safari following precautions set to prevent the spread of COVID iv and ensure you do your safari safely and successfully.