13 Day Birding Safari in Uganda, the best birding experience ever!

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With our guests from abroad, we emphasize quality bird watching safaris/trips in Uganda. Our birding safaris and tours project is dedicated to offering our esteemed customers the ultimate birding experience ever. This birding tour includes the Entebe botanical gardens or the Uganda Wildlife Education center, Semuliki National park, the beautiful Borassus savannah and extensive grass lands that harbor bird species such as the African grey horn bill, common scimitar bill, helmeted guinea fowl, crested francolin etc. Then you will meet birds like, red breasted sparrow hawk, African piculet, African pied horn bills, Zenkel, Red billed, piping, dwarf and Pygmy kingfishers, Nkurengu rail, honey guide red rumped tinkerbird, Rufous sided broad bill, Black chested cuckoo, Green tailed bristle bill, White bellied, white thighed, black and white casqued, forest scrub robin, fire crested alethe, red bellied and blue billed malimbe, black wattled, swamp palm bulbul, black bill and white crested horn bill, Leaf love etc. You will dine and have your overnight in a host family or at Semuliki safari lodge.
Then to Kibale National park- Sebitoli birding site, recommended as the best birding site in Uganda. Then embark on your birding fascination. Look out for special species like, Toro olive and Cameroon sombre green buls, African black duck, Joyful, cabanis, Brown-capped Weaver, Brown and scaly breasted illadopsis, Velvet-mantled Drongo, Pink-footed Puff Back, Bocage’s Bush-shrike, Green-throated Sunbird, Green-breasted Pita, African pita, -headed Sunbird just to mention but a few. From Kibale National Park connect to Bwindi Impenetrable, then to Mgahinga National, Lake Mburo National Park and finally back to Kampala
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Detailed birding safari itinerary:
Day 1 Arrival: On arrival at Entebbe International Airport you shall meet our company representative who will warmly welcome and transfer you to your Hotel. But depending on your time of arrival you may go birding in either the botanical gardens or the Uganda Wildlife Education center. Any of these places is a good representative of Uganda`s bird species hence they can inaugurate one to the different bird species in the country. Overnight at Sheraton Hotel/ Hotel Africana/ Imperial Botanical Beach/any other hotel you may desire.

 

Day 2 Transfer to Semuriki National Park: After an early breakfast embark on your transfer to Semuliki National park taking the road through fort portal Bundibugyo to reach the park. This route has beautiful mountains of the moon sceneries plus plantations. After arrival but with enough rest you shall go for a late afternoon birding at the entrance of the park. That passes through beautiful Borassus savannah and extensive grass lands that harbor bird species such as the African grey horn bill, common scimitar bill, helmeted guinea fowl, crested francolin etc. Overnight at Semuliki Safari Lodge.

 

Day 3 Whole day birding- Semuliki National Park: After an early morning breakfast, but with packed lunch embark on a full day birding on the Kirumira trail or forest. This early morning birding offers you species like Night jars, African scopes Owl, and Pearl spotted Owlet just to mention but a few.

Being a home to some of the Congo bird species, this birding safari will also reward you with birds like, red breasted sparrow hawk, African piculet, African pied horn bills, Zenkel, Red billed, piping, dwarf and Pygmy kingfishers, Nkurengu rail, honey guide red rumped tinkerbird, Rufous sided broad bill, Black chested cuckoo, Green tailed bristle bill, White bellied, white thighed, black and white casqued, forest scrub robin, fire crested alethe, red bellied and blue billed malimbe, black wattled, swamp palm bulbul, black bill and white crested horn bill, Leaf love etc. You will dine and have your overnight in a host family or at Semuliki safari lodge.

Day 4 Whole day birding Semuliki National Park: Just after breakfast again with packed lunch to embark on another birding trip on either the main road Sempaya trail or the Kirumira trail, depending on the previous’ day`s results. The choice remains in interest of the group.

Day 5 Birding –Sebitoli: After taking a cup of tea early in the morning transfer to Kibale National park- Sebitoli birding site, recommended as the best birding site in Uganda. As you reach in the afternoon have lunch and embark on your birding fascination. Look out for special species like, Toro olive and Cameroon sombre green buls, African black duck, Joyful, cabanis, Brown-capped Weaver, Brown and scaly breasted illadopsis, Velvet-mantled Drongo, Pink-footed Puff Back, Bocage’s Bush-shrike, Green-throated Sunbird, Green-breasted Pita, African pita, -headed Sunbird just to mention but a few. Your dinner and overnight shall be in a host family or at Ndali Lodge/ Kanyanchu tourist center.

 

Day 6 Whole day Whole day birding in Kibale: Early in the morning after breakfast go for a guided birding trip in the Kanyanchu area where you will watch out for birds like; grey parrots, the African go-shwak, masked apalis, the majestic crowned eagle etc. You will have picnic lunch in the forest and the afternoon then head to the Bigodi wetland sanctuary through the Magombe swamp to see birds such as papyrus canary, papyrus Gonolek, brown headed Tchagra and mosque swallow. Your dinner and overnight shall be in a host family or at Ndali lodge / Chimp Nest Lodge

 

Day 7 Birding-Bwindi: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park but watch out for birds and game en route to reach in the afternoon. Have your birding trip in Buhoma area in the afternoon. Your dinner and overnight shall be in a host family or at Gorilla forest camp/ Buhoma community Rest Camp

 

Day 8: Whole day birding –Bwindi: Very early in the morning after breakfast, move into the forest on the water fall trail for birding. Look out for birds such as Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, Kivu ground thrush, Mountain Buzzard, Mackinnon’s Fiscal, Sooty Boubou, Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo, African Hill-Babbler, Ayre’s Hawk-eagle, Black-and-white Shriker-flycatche white bellied Robin-chat and slender billed starling Dusky Tit, Ashy Flycatcher, Chin-spot Batis, Rwenzori Batis, Dusky-blue Flycatcher, Doherty’s Bush-shrike. Bird along the main track- in the afternoon as you descend to the camp, then move along the long trail to Bwindi for more birding adventures. Your dinner and overnight shall be in a host family or at Gorilla forest Camp/ Buhoma community Rest Camp

Day 9: Whole day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi – Buhoma: Early in the morning after breakfast go for birding on the long trail to Mubwindi as well as the short trail in the afternoon. Watch out for bir Oriole, Dwarf Honey guide, Oriole Finch and Bar tailed trogon, Carruthers’ Cisticola Red chested Fluff tail, Waller’s starling, Blacke –billed turacos, the Montanebarbets, and the Cabanis’s Green bull. As you do your bird search you an opportunity to search for gorillas too. You will have dinner and overnight in a host family or at Gorilla forest Camp/ Buhoma community Rest Camp

Day 10: Birding on the Neck continuing to Ruhiija. Early morning after breakfast go birding in the ruhiija area and look out for birds like the Grey-throated Barbet, Red-tailed and Shelley’s Greenbul, Common Buzzard, Red-throated Alethe, African Shrike-flycatcher Ayres’s Hawk-eagle, Black Bee-eater and Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater to mention but a few. Your dinner and overnight shall be in a host family or at Gorilla forest Camp/ Buhoma community Rest Camp

 

Day 11 Bwindi to Lake Mburo National Park: After your early morning breakfast, drive towards Lake Mburo National Park along the road towards Kabale. You will bird along the entrance road to Rwonyo in the late afternoon to watch out for acacia associated bird species like Rupell’s long-tailed starling, mosque swallow and black bellied bustard. You will spend the night and dine in a host family or at Mantana Tented camp

Day 12 Lake Mburo to Kampala: Transfer back to Kampala drive along the lake side track and Kigambira loop, Watch out for birds like Batelour, Green-capped Eremomela, Austral migrant, black cuckoo-shrike Tawny, African Hawk, and so many other species en route. You will arrive in the evening to spend the night dine at Hotel Africana / Sheraton Hotel, The Lodge-Lweza.

Day 13: End Of the birding safari: One of our staff will transfer you to Entebbe International Airport for your flight.

Included in the price:
Pick up from Entebe Airport
Ground transport in a private 4WD safari vehicle
A guide who understands your language
Accommodation (single or double room)
Meals ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Bottled mineral water in the car
Entrance and ranger fees for the national parks activities mentioned in the program

Exclusions:
International flight Visa
Items of personal nature
Laundry service
Tips

Optional activities
Gorilla Permit (600 USD PER PERSON)
Chimps Tracking (150 USD per person).

For more information on this tour visit our site at https://v2040rc.wordpress.com/wildlife-safaris-in-uganda/fourteen-days-uganda-birding-safari-birding-tours-in-uganda/
Contact us by sending an email at [email protected]
Phone: +256752888149
+256772888149

When you make contact or pay for your visit through website expect a confirmation email from our travel coordinator as soon as possible.

Expect a warm welcome to Uganda and a rewarding trip of your lifetime.

At  the end of your visit you will be awarded a GIFT CERTIFICATE which offers you a 10% discount on your second visit, or to another person you will recommend to our services.

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