10 Days Uganda birding safari

10 Days Uganda birding safari takes to see the rare Shoebill and other bird species in Uganda. Uganda is one of the prime birding destinations on the continent 10 Day Uganda birding safari, bird watching and wildlife safari tour

10 Days Uganda birding safari

The 10 Days Uganda birding safari takes you through the Mabamba wetland for the shoebills, Lake Mburo national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Kibale Forest national park, and finally to the Murchison Falls national park for a number of activities.

Savannah birding/wildlife (10 days tour)

Day 1: Arrival and overnight at a hotel in Entebbe

Upon your arrival in Uganda, you will be welcomed by a representative from Pamoja Tours and travel who will transfer you to your booked hotel according to your budget.

Day 2: Early morning transfer to Mabamba for the Shoebill later to L. Mburo N.P with a stopover at the equator overnight at Lake Mburo Safari lodge

To begin with, you will have a delicious breakfast. Then, you will be driven to Mabamba where you will see lots of birds using a canoe. There are various species. For instance: Angola Swallow, Swamp Flycatcher, Olive bellied Sunbird, Grey-rumped Swallow, Blue breasted Bee-eater,  African Jacana, African Fish Eagle, Long tailed Cormorant, Yellow billed Duck, Malachite Kingfisher, Glossy Ibis, White-winged Tern among others. There after, you will be transfer to lake Mburo national park with a stopover for lunch. upon your arrival, you will check in, relax as you wait for dinner and overnight stay at your booked lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Whole day at Lake Mburo National Park, morning game drive pm boat trip and overnight as above 10 Day Uganda birding safari, bird watching and wildlife safari tour

After morning breakfast, you will head out for a game drive where you will spot a lot of animals including Topis, Impalas, bush back, Giraffes, Buffaloes among others then come back for lunch at your lodge as you wait for a lunch cruise to see water loving animals including Crocodiles, hippos and others. Thereafter, come back for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge:

Optional activity: evening nature walk

Day 4: Early morning drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a stop at the Equator for photography. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari lodge/ Bush lodge/Kyambura lodge

After breakfast, you will be driven to Queen Elizabeth national Park, upon arrival you may opt to relax or do an evening game drive as you wait for dinner and overnight stay.

Optional Activities:

Lake Katwe salt mining experience

Day 5 : Whole day activity at QUENP, morning game drive pm boat trip and overnight as above

After breakfast, you will go for morning game drive in Mweya Peninsula where you will spot a lot of wildlife including the lions, elephants, buffaloes, antelopes and on a lucky day you may spot a leopard then come back to your lodge for lunch as wait for a boat cruise at Kazinga Channel where you will spot Hippos, water buffaloes, crocodiles and different bird species such African Fish eagle, pied king fisher among others then you will come back at your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6 : After breakfast drive to Kibale N.P through the foothills of Mount Rwenzori National Park. Dinner and overnight at Chimpanzee Guest House/ Kibale Forest Lodge.

10 Day Uganda birding safari, bird watching and wildlife safari tourAfter breakfast, you will drive to Kibale forest national park where you will encounter the Chimpanzees the next day. upon arrival, you may opt for Bigodi Swamp walk as you wait for dinner and overnight stay at your booked lodge.

Day 7 : Early morning  Chimp trekking,  afternoon either go for a visit to the kings palace or visit the crater lakes. Dinner and overnight as above.

After morning breakfast, you will go for a briefing at Uganda wildlife Park headquarters then enter into the forest for Chimpanzee tracking which takes one hour then come back to your lodge for lunch and in the evening, you may opt for a visit to the Kings palace or Crater lakes. Then come back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8 : Early morning drive to Murchison falls N.P through Kagadi, Hoima to Masindi later to Murchison which is a long distance for close to night hours drive. Dinner and overnight at Murchison river lodge/ Paraa Safari lodge/ Pakuba lodge

After a relaxed breakfast, you will drive to Murchison Falls National park with a stopover in Masindi town for lunch and there after enter the park with a visit to the Top of falls for photography then proceed to your lodge for checking in as you wait for dinner and overnight.

Day 9 : Early morning game drive, afternoon boat trip and overnight as above.

Morning breakfast and head out for a game drive in such foe wildlife species including lions, buffaloes, giraffes, hyenas, leopards among others then come back for lunch and a boat cruise to the base of the falls here you will see a lots of wildlife including the crocodiles, hippos, water buffaloes and different bird species. There after come back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10 : Early morning drive back to Entebbe for your evening return flight.

After breakfast, you will transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe with a stopover for lunch and this marks the end of your 10 Days Uganda birding safari to Uganda.

10 Day Uganda birding safari, bird watching and wildlife safari tour

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Tour costs include the following

  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • Park fees (non-residents)
  • All activities that are shown in the itinerary
  • Professional driver/ tour guide
  • All transfers (airport pick up and drops)
  • All Taxes
  • All transportation
  • Meals (as specified in a day by day section)
  • Drinking water all days

Tour costs Excludes

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and after the trip
  • Tips
  • Government imposed increased of taxes and park fees
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visas etc.)
  • Laundry
  • Optional activities (not detailed in the above itinerary)

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