Mihingo Lodge (Lake Mburo National Park) 2021 – Star Wilderness Safaris
Mihingo Lodge straddles on a Kopje (rock outcrop) on the eastern side of Lake Mburo National Park and sits in 200 acres of land. It is an exceptional luxury hospitality establishment that luxury travelers on Uganda wildlife safari in Lake Mburo National Park can choose for a night stay after a long day game viewing experience.
The lodge is run by a family and it’s strategically situated offering a clear view over the open savanna landscape of Lake Mburo National Park. It is an eco-friendly lodge with some of its tented camps set on wooden platforms and stilt. The structures are made of locally sourced materials that blend with the environment thus offers you an incredible experience to interact with nature.
Lake Mburo National Park itself lies in Western Uganda and is rated as the most accessible safari park compared to any of the other 9 national parks in the pearl of Africa. It is home to 3 of the big 5 African games (buffaloes, lions, leopards), Rothschild giraffes, zebras, about 350 bird species, and many more. A stay in Mihingo Lodge on Uganda safari lets you uncover the hidden treasures within Lake Mburo National Park.
At Mihingo Lodge, accommodation is at its best and guests get the comfort they need on Uganda safari. The lodge is comprised of about 12 luxury tented rooms each offering visitors total privacy and a relaxing room.
The tented rooms feature en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water, flush toilets, showers, and they are designed to blend with their surrounding environment. There is also a swimming pool for you to cool off yourself after a long sunny day of game viewing.
Visitor comfort is also accompanied by the tasty meals prepared by well-sourced and tested chefs. There is a restaurant where visitor meals are prepared and a dining area on a rock outcrop which gets guests a totally relaxing atmosphere.
At Mihingo Lodge guests also have the opportunity to get in touch with their dear ones back at home given the Wi-Fi which is available around the dining area and in the office area. The veranda of the lodge on the other hand offers an exceptional view over the surrounding area. Guests are provided with canvas chairs to relax from after a long day of exploration in Lake Mburo National Park.
Facilities/amenities at Mihingo Lodge
The available facilities at Mihingo Lodge range from dining area, 10 comfortable tents which are grass thatched, bar, swimming pool, tennis court, mosquito net, outdoor area, en-suite shower. Visitors can have a full board at about $260.
Safari activities to do while at Mihingo Lodge
There are numerous safari activities to do while staying at Mihingo Lodge and they include among others game drives which let guests see a variety of savanna dwellers in Lake Mburo National Park including buffaloes, leopards, lions, giraffes, zebras, birds, antelopes; bush picnics, boat cruise on Lake Mburo where you will sight hippos, water birds, basking crocodiles; massage, sundowners, guided nature walks, horseback riding.
- How to reach Mihingo Lodge
Mihingo Lodge is accessible by visitors on Uganda safari to Lake Mburo National Park. It is situated in the park about 45 minutes’ drive away. You can start your journey from Kampala through the Masaka-Mbarara route which is 4 hours’ drive in a good 4×4 safari vehicle.