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Birding Safaris

Uganda birding & Primate safari 24 days

This specialized tour demonstrates exactly how Uganda is ‘Gifted by Nature.’ This holiday in Uganda escorts you through Uganda’s bspoke bird-watching spot and wildlife safari parks covering the north west, south west, south, central and eastern regions of Uganda. All venues and excursions are especially selected for being eco-friendly.

Program

Day 1: Arrival at the air port if time allows visit Botanical garden or UWEC
Day 2: Bird watching safari to Mabamba Wetland
Day 3: Birding safari to Lake Mburo National Park recorded species about 313 spp
Day 4: Morning birding /nature walk+ afternoon Birding on Boat
Day 5: Birding en-route to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park-Ruhizha area
Day 6: Birding safari to Mubwindi Swamp
Day 7: Bird watching en route to Buhoma via The Neck
Day 8: Morning Gorilla Tracking in the forest
Day 9: Birding Buhoma afternoon visit the local community
Day 10: Birding en-route to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 11: Whole day Birding in the park: recorded species about 612 bird
Day 12: Bird watching safari to Kibale Forest National Park 355 bird species
Day 13: Early morning Birding, afternoon chimpanzee Tracking
Day 14: Early morning Bird watching in Kibale Forest. afternoon Bigodi swamp walk
Day 15: Bird watching safari to Bihingamy wetland then transfer to Semliki
Day 16: Bird watching safari in Semliki National Park
Day 17: Bird watching en route to Murchison Falls National park
Day 18: Chimpanzee tracking / Habituation, evening bird watching in Budongo Forest.
Day 19: Birding in Budongo Forest – Royal Mile & Busingiro.
Day 20: Bird watching en route to northern section of Murchison falls National park.
Day 21: Morning Bird watching in Murchison Falls N.P afternoon launch / Boat cruise to the base of the falls..
Day 22: Birding to Kaniyo Pabid in search of the Puvel’s Illadopsis
Day 23: Birding en route to Mabira Forest
Day 24: Departure and end of our classic birding safari

End of Safari

Included in the package;

  • Private transport in an open roofed 4 x 4 WD vehicle with gasoline
  • Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide
  • Entrance to all the named parks & reserves
  • Half day White water rafting in Jinja
  • 1 chimpanzee tracking permit per person in (Kaniyo Pabidi -Budongo forest)
  • 1 chimpanzee permit per person (KNP )
  • 1 chimpanzee permit per person (QENP )
  • 1 Gorilla tracking permit per person Bwindi
  • 23 nights accommodation and meals (F/B) Dbl/twin rooms
  • Launch/Boat trip to the base of the falls (MFNP)
  • Launch boat on Kazinga Channel (QENP)
  • Nature walks as stipulated in itinerary
  • Rhino tracking at Ziwa Ranch
  • Game drives as indicated in the itinerary
  • Mineral water while in vehicle

Excluded in the package;

  • Air fares & Entry Visas
  • All bar bills for drinks (soft and alcoholic)
  • Laundry
  • Porters during gorilla treks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any expenses of personal nature i.e. phone bills, antiquity purchases, etc
  • Personal insurance