Bicycle safaris in lake Mburo National park – Bicycle tours around park. It’s a unique way of adventuring the park and its confines. The bicycle rides at the park take a maximum of 1 hour and it guarantees you a view of zebras, elands, buffaloes, antelopes, bush bucks and many more.
All the bicycles tours and rides are well guided by Uganda wildlife Authority rangers, who know specific areas to venture in so as to have the best wildlife view. The few challenges encountered while on the bike trail is the nature of the terrain; some areas are hilly while others are sloppy. But all in all the the bike trails guarantees one quit an amazing experience
With the combination of exercise and game viewing our guided cycle trips are hard to beat! We have 15 mountain bikes for hire, or you may wish bring your own bike. Along with our guides we have developed a wide variety of routes, from short flat trails to longer hilly rides depending on your preference.
During the biking tour you could end up in Lake Mburo’s key birding spots like swampy valleys and viewing platforms near the salt licks. The best birding spots in Lake Mburo National Park include the swampy valleys of Warukiri and Miriti, and the roadsides between Rwonyo camp and the jetty. There are also ideally-situated viewing platforms at the salt lick, in Miriti Valley,. Species observed at these locations include the Rufous-bellied Heron, Bateleur, Coqui Francolin, Grey Crowned Crane, Black-bellied Bustard, Brown-chested Lapwing, Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove, Brown Parrot, Red-headed Lovebird, Ross’s Turaco, Bare-faced Go-away-bird, Green Wood-hoopoe, Common Scimitarbill, White-headed Barbet, Red-faced Barbet, Nubian Woodpecker, Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike, Long-tailed Cisticola, Yellow-breasted Apalis, White-winged Tit and Finfoot among others. Rubanga Forest can be visited using a vehicle or on foot. This is a real draw for keen birders, and prior arrangement should be made with the warden. The rare Red-faced Barbet – only seen in Lake Mburo National Park.