Cycling is one of those fun-filled tourist adventure activities done in Lake Mburo National Park. It allows you to explore the park on a bike. The park management designated cycling routes ranging from short flat trails in the savannah plains to longer hilly rides depending on your preference and ability. The routes will offer you a thrilling ride through a truly magical landscape of Lake Mburo National Park. It is a guided tour by a professional trained UWA ranger guide, this for safety measures and to guide you through the right trails while answering your questions.
Lake Mburo is one of Uganda’s smallest parks and the nearest to the capital city Kampala only 4 hours’ drive. Despite its size, it is also a beautiful park with a variety of wildlife ranging from flora to fauna. Some of the animals found in this park include; hippos, zebras, buffaloes, Uganda kob, leopards, waterbuck just mention but a few.
Cycling tour gives you a chance to do game viewing as well as physical exercise, it takes you through the park up to the boundaries where plenty of wildlife can be spotted.
The tour takes about 1 hour taking you up close to the animals; you will be able to see the zebras, buffaloes, antelopes, birds and many more.
Other activities which can be done in Lake Mburo National Park include; boat cruise, game drive, horse riding, cultural encounter, hiking, and nature walks, visit the salt lick, birding.
What to carry when going on a cycling tour?
When planning to set off for a cycling tour in Lake Mburo National Park, you need to have the following; helmet this is given to you by the service providers who rent out the bicycles; Rwakobo Rock Lodge or Mihingo Lodge. Endeavor to wear light clothes for good aeration, carry a soft drink or flask of coffee, Insect repellant, binoculars and lastly camera so that you do not miss out on taking those beautiful photos/videos for remembrance.
Book with Engagi Safaris a cycling tour in Lake Mburo National Park for the best cycling experience. You can also combine your tour with gorilla trekking to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park or Mgahinga Forest National Park and get a full package of the pearl of Africa’s treasure.