Cycling in Lake Mburo National Park

Cycling in Lake Mburo National Park is one of the top activities done in the park where travelers enjoy the wildlife tour on bicycles. Despite the size of Lake Mburo National Park, there is so much more you can do to supplement your wildlife safari within the area. The cycling safari is one of the visitor activities with in Lake Mburo. Cycling, in fact, is another way of exploring Lake Mburo and the surrounding areas. Besides being one of the smallest national park,  Lake Mburo has not ceased to be exciting; it offers a lot of other park activities besides the common game drives and birding safaris. Cycling is famously known in Lake Mburo national park and is one of the most interesting activities with in Lake Mburo national park.

Cycling in Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo national park covers about 370sq.km of the land in the area, however, it is one of the most common and famous national parks in Uganda. Perhaps, the unique zebras make Lake Mburo national park very attractive, together with cycling and horseback riding. The wildlife in Lake Mburo national park is very interesting and unique, for example, the zebras are only found in Lake Mburo national park, the impala, slender mongoose, bush rats among others.

The cycling safaris in Lake Mburo national park offer you a chance out of the usual game vehicles and reach closer to the savannah fields filled with zebras, antelopes, impalas among others. There are other more adventurous activities with in Lake Mburo national park like quad biking, nature walks, horseback riding among others.

However, cycling in Lake Mburo is a real wild experience because the cyclists are allowed to ride through the safe route in the national park. The cycling activities in Lake Mburo are possible and favorable in the whole national park because Lake Mburo national park has no a lot of dangerous animals that can attack or kill the cyclists. The animals you can encounter during the Lake Mburo national park cycling include the beautiful zebras, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, and impalas among others. 

Perhaps, the buffaloes are the only dangerous animals that are common within Lake Mburo national park, however, you got nothing to worry about because the cyclists are guided with a trained and armed game range who ensures the safety of all his team. There is nothing to stop you from getting your legs stretched during cycling in Lake Mburo Park. 

Lake Mburo national park has a number of well-established cycling routes that go through the flat or plain savannah grasslands, through the swampy valleys and the forested hills of Lake Mburo national park. The cycling trip in Lake Mburo national park is organized depending on your preference, the more adventurous travellers can take on the cycling in the hilly routes of the park, whereas the others can take the flat routs with in the savannah grassland of Lake Mburo national park.

What to expect 

Cycling tours in Lake Mburo national park is one of the activities that a famously known among the adventure seekers who visit Uganda for safaris and vacations. The cycling safaris in Lake Mburo national are also guided safaris which take about 1hr to 2 hours’ time. The cycling will give you a chance to ride among the zebras in the open savannah of the park. You can also enjoy the slender mongoose on the avid mountain cycling for the most adventurous and energetic cyclists.

Bicycle riding in Lake Mburo national park is guided by the game rangers from the Uganda Wildlife Authority offices of the park. The guides will help you follow in the safe routes for cyclists in Lake Mburo national park. The mountain bikers can still enjoy biking in Lake Mburo national park; there are challenging stretches that they can use to have their fun time at maximum.

When going for cycling in the park, remember to carry light clothes for the trip, also remember to carry a helmet, however, the bike comes with helmets. You can also carry some drinks if you wish such as water, a cold beer, tea or coffee in a flask, insect repellants, among others. You might also carry your camera and binoculars in case of something interesting, you can always take some photos for your home gallery.

Accommodation 

Lake Mburo national park is well supplied with a number of good accommodation facilities where you can reside as you enjoy cycling, horse riding, quad biking and nature walks among other activities with in Lake Mburo national park. You have a wide range of awesome accommodation options within Lake Mburo national park and around the area. The accommodation in Lake Mburo national park ranges from the budget campsites and luxury camping areas, budget tents and bandas to the most luxury cottages and forest cabins situated within the natural environment of Lake Mburo national park.

All the accommodation in Lake Mburo national park are situated is areas with a good view of the terrain and the verdant surrounding such as shrubs and the forested patches of Lake Mburo national park. You are free to choose from any of the accommodation options in Lake Mburo national park because they will all offer you a touch of nature and authentic wilderness of the wild west. From your camp or banda, you have a chance to see a lot of animals like the zebras grazing, impalas in the open savannah grasslands, baboons, and elephants among other creatures with in Lake Mburo national park.

The accommodation in lake Mburo national park are not so big; they are small in terms of accommodation capacity, they include, Eagles nest, Rwakobo rock lodge, Nshara, and Sanga community campsites, Arcadia cottages, Mburo safari lodges, Mantana tented camp, and Mihingo lodge among others.

Cycling in Lake Mburo National Park
Cycling in Lake Mburo National Park

Other activities in Lake Mburo national park

There is a lot more you can do in the park besides cycling, you can enjoy horseback riding which involves riding on mature horses freely through the park while enjoying the different natural phenomena in the park. You can also enjoy fishing in Lake Mburo or you can join the birders and enjoy viewing some of the 350 species of birds within Lake Mburo national park. Despite the size of Lake Mburo national park, the boat cruise in Lake Mburo national park is something you need to spice up tour trip or safari in the park. 

You can also enjoy the game drives in Lake Mburo national park which offers you a chance to see a lot of wildlife like the lions, zebras, impalas, Uganda kobs, elephants, buffaloes, slender mongooses and an array of bird species with in the park.  Lake Mburo national park is a free park where you can enjoy walking in, almost, all the park on foot, so guided nature walks are fantastic in Lake Mburo national park. You can also enjoy exploring the rubanga forest, visit the salt licks, igongo cultural center, and the cultural encounters in the nearby villages. You can visit Lake Mburo national park at any time of the year for a superb safari and cycling among others. Book with your tour agent to avoid inconveniences like delays, cancellations among others.

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