Detailed Itinerary for the 20 Days Hardcore Birding trip
Day 1: Arrival and overnight at Travelers Inn Entebbe.
Day 2: Early morning drive to Mabamba for the Shoebill, later to Masindi with a few stops for birding in the swamps. Dinner and overnight at Masindi hotel
Day 3: Whole day birding Budongo forest. Stay as above
Day 4: Early morning bird Kanio pabidi en-route to Murchison. Dinner and overnight at Pakuba lodge.
Day 5: Early morning game drive, afternoon boat trip, stay as above.
Day 6: Early morning drive to bird the Escarpment. Stay at Masindi hotel
Day 7: Early morning drive to Kibale N.P with a few stops for birding. This day is a long drive on a rough road. Dinner and overnight at Kibale forest cottages.
Day 8: Whole day birding Kibale forest, Chimp trekking. Stay as above.
Day 9: Early morning transfer to Semliki birding en-route.
Dinner and overnight at Rain bow camp.
Day 10: Whole day birding the Albertine Endemics. Stay as above.
Day 11: Another full day at Semliki NP. Dinner and above as above
Day 12: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth N.P birding en-route. Dinner and overnight at Bush lodge.
Day 13: Early morning game drive, afternoon boat trip. Stay as above.
Day 14: Early morning game drive at Ishasha sector for climbing lions, afternoon drive to Bwindi NP. Stay at Bwindi view camp.
Day 15: Whole day birding buhoma sector. Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 16: Transfer to Ruhizha birding via “the neck”. Dinner and overnight at Tavern cottages.
Day 17: Whole day birding Mubwindi swamp for African Green Broad bill and other specials. Evening drive to Rushaga and stay at Lake Mutanda resort
Day 18: Early morning Gorilla tracking, evening drive to stay at White Horse Inn, Kabale.
Day 19: Transfer to Lake Mburo NP with stops for birding. Stay at Lake Mburo Safari lodge.
Day 20: Early morning boat ride for the African fin foot and other water birds. Afternoon drive back to Entebbe for your evening flight.
- Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking permits
- 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
- Government imposed increased of taxes and park fees
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visas etc)
- Optional activities (not detailed in the above itinerary)