On Saturday 27th October, #TakeABreak, a community of vibrant youthful tourists and explorers set off for the Mbarara- Lake Mburo road trip experience from the City Square Kampala. The journey that was full of life, interactions, networking, companion and all amazing jazz about wildlife had thirty (30) people on board both backpackers and adventure fanatics.
#TakeABreak tour bus was full to capacity
First stop over of the road trip was at the Equator located at Kikutuzi-Mpigi District, Kayabwe from where the first bunch of souvenirs of the trip were bought at the crafts shops and creating memories at the Equator monument with cool photos through the lens of Kab Derrick, Frost Pro and @256mkyotara (What’s a trip without photography anyway?)
The Second pause of day one was in Lukaya to fest on the famous road side mouthwatering roasted chicken.
Stop over at Lukaya
After spending enough amazing hours at lukaya, the awesome journey proceeded upto the third and final stop over of day one in Biharwe Eclipse 1520 AD Monument for rock climbing and a courtesy visit to the monument; which is believed to be a prayer point because of its strategic location in a quiet place and also an eclipse historical site and we would latter leave for Mbarara town where we spent the night and checking out various top night hangout spots in the town with Club Vegas in Mention.
The following day after morning preparations, we set off from Mbarara at around 11:30am and arrived at Lake Mburo National Game Park at around 1:00pm and checked in for a game drive where we were warmly welcomed by the playful simians (Read monkeys) and we were able to sight and learn about the different wild animals like the Giraffes, Zebras,Buffaloes and much more plus having a feel of the beautiful scenery in the park upto late in the evening when we left the park for a return journey.
Preparations before setting off for Lake Mburo
On the way to the park
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