6Day Uganda Birding safari

6Day Uganda Birding safari

6 Day Uganda Birding safari

Overview

The 6 Day Uganda Birding safari trip takes you through Uganda’s hot spots for birding in Entebbe Environments, Mabamba Wetlands, Lake Mburo National Park, and also Queen Elizabeth National Park. This safari is for all categories of birders that is to say seniors, young, old, learners, and also the safari will be led by a birding instructor with varied experience and knowledge of other wildlife. You will bird through different bird habitats; wetlands, savanna grasslands, rivers, and lakes.

Day 1. Arrival and hotel transfer

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, meet and greet with Pamoja Tours and Tours driver/guide. He will brief you about the 6Day Uganda Birding safari. Then the driver will transfer you to your hotel where you will have time to relax while enjoying the cool breeze from the Lake. Later have dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: All meals and drinking water

Accommodation: Via via Guesthouse

Day 2. Birding in Entebbe area

Whole day birding around Entebbe area, i.e. the Botanical Gardens and Uganda Wildlife Education Center, while here we look out for the Superb Sunbird, Olive, Olive Bellied, Green Throated, and Collard Sunbird, Orange, Slender Billed, Black Headed, Yellow Backed and Golden Backed weaver, Klaas’s, Emerald and Diederik Cuckoo, Ashy Flycatcher, Green Crombec, Gabor Goshawk, Lizzard Buzzard, on lucky days the Bat Hawk can be seen anytime flying over, Palm Nut Vulture, Ross’s and Great Blue Turaco, Grey Woodpecker and much more. Later head to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Meal Plan: All meals and drinking water

Accommodation: Via via Guesthouse

Day 3. Birding in Mabamba swamp and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Morning drive to Mabamba swamp for the Shoebill Stork and other water birds like the African and Lesser Jacana, Allen’s and Purple Gallinule, Yellow-Billed Duck, Purple and common Squacco Heron, Northern Brown Throated Weaver, Malachite Kingfisher, after we head to Lake Mburo National Park, Lunch at the equator depending on the time we get out of the Swamp, birding en-route there are special and interesting stopover points say the at Kaaku swamp which is very popular for the Rufous-bellied Heron, Lesser Jacana, and Moorhen and a variety of water birds. Later head to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Meal Plan: All meals and drinking water

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock

Day 4. Birding and game viewing in Lake Mburo

Morning birding and game viewing, bird the grassland for the Brown-Chested Plover (a migrant from Western Africa to Northern Tanzania and at times crosses to this place between June and December), Coqui and Crested Francolin, Red-faced Barbet, Red-Headed Weaver here we shall have the chance to see the Zebra, Eland, Topis, Impalas and some other game, afternoon go for a boat ride in search for the African Finfoot then dinner and overnight

Meal Plan: All meals and drinking water

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock

Day 5. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth

Drive to Queen Elizabeth NP, arriving for an afternoon boat ride on Kazinga channel where we get close to big schools of Hippos, Crocodiles, water birds like the African Spoonbill, African skimmer (seasonal) the Temminck’s Courser, Martial Eagle, Rup ell’s Griffon, White Headed, Lappet Faced Vultures, Harlequin Quail, Blue Quail, Small (Common) Buttonquail, African Crake, Martial Eagle, African Skimmer, Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl, Black Headed Gonolek, Amur Falcon, Ovambo Sparrow hawk, Lowland Akalat, Greater and Lesser Flamingo. Mammals include African elephants, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Lion, and many others, afternoon bird the crater area. Later head to the lodge for dinner and overnight as the climax of your 6Day Uganda Birding safari.

Meal Plan: All meals and drinking water

Accommodation: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge

Day 6.  Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast drives back to Entebbe for your Air transfer, end of your 6Day Uganda Birding safari.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and drinking water

Accommodation: end

INCLUDED;

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Canoe ride
  • Round-trip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)

EXCLUDED

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp. per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Laundry

 

 

 

 

 

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