Rwakobo rock safari lodge is a beautiful lodge found in Lake Mburo National Park, the lodge has private thatched cottages, with solar lighting, flush toilets and solar heated showers, which blend into the natural landscape. The cottages celebrate the natural lines of the surrounding wilderness which provide guests with real comfort and luxury. Rwakobo Rock is a mid-range and budget lodge choice for travelers to Lake Mburo National Park.
The full board rate is $130 per person (based on two people sharing) in a double room. There are discounts for residents and citizens of East Africa. The lodge also has en-suite safari tents at $85 per person, based on 2 people sharing in a double/Twin
Rwakobo rock safari lodge has private cottages and self-contained rooms in Hornbill House. This beautiful thatch building has 5 bedrooms each with their own en-suite and verandas. Hornbill House’s rooms are $85 per person with full board (based on two people sharing). The cottages are dotted around the hill taking advantage of rocky ledges and secluded corners. The safety, hygiene and dedicated to the specific needs of our guests, providing a unique and authentic experience.
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 a opportunity to see various savannah animals and birds including Giraffes, Zebras, Elands, Topis, Impalas among others.
A night Game drives in Lake Mburo National Park are legal and have an extra charge which gives you a chance to see nocturnal animals such as bush babys, pottos and depending on luck a leopard though this is very rear.
This is done on Lake Mburo with in the park, this two hour voyage gives you an opportunity to watch crocodiles and hippos among various water animals including a variety of birds. You can opt to have a morning or afternoon boat cruise, the cruise costs $30 per person and payment is done to Uganda wildlife Authority.
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. You will have a guided walk with the ranger through the trails in the Park.
Lake Mburo National Park has about 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. Book your birding trip while staying at Rwakobo Rock safari lodge.
The Horseback safaris is another great adventure to so while in Lake Mburo national Park, the activity is operated by Mihinga lodge that gives you an up-close encounter with wildlife in the park. However for this activity you will need to book in advance contact us here given the fact it sells out very quickly.
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 park can be accessed from various main gates which include Kyanyanshara Gate linking you to Mihingo Lodge, Akagate Gate and Sanga Gate which leads you to Rwakobo Rock Lodge. The park is close to the main road making it easy for accessibility you will need to follow sign posts of Uganda Wildlife Authority. You can as well fly to Mbarara from Entebbe international Airport.
Rwakobo Rock lodge is open, and Lake Mburo National Park was re-opened as well to restart tourism. The lodge is follow up the new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) issued by Uganda tourism Board that were compiled by different lead stakeholders and Ministry of Tourism, Here is the Link to guide hotel Operations and Travelers.https://utb.go.ug/sites/default/files/PROTOCOL%20on%20Hotel%20Operations%20in%20the%20%20COVID19.pdf
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