8 Days Uganda Birding Safari

This 8 day short Uganda Birding Safari takes you on a unique birding experience through two of the major birding spots in the country. In the papyrus swamps around Lake Victoria and other wetlands you’ll be able to meet the rare Shoebill, and others including Papyrus Yellow and White-winged Warblers, Carruther’s Cisticola, Papyrus Gonolek, Swamp Flycatcher and Orange Weaver. in the savanna areas birding is complemented with game drives.

Highlights

  • Mabamba Bay Shoebill Search
  • Game Drive & Nature Walk in Lake Mburo
  • Uganda Birding in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Hot springs in the riverine forest
  • A visit to the Salt lake

Walk in Lake Mburo Game Park

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival


 

DAY 2 :


After an early breakfast drive to Nakiwogo pier and cross the ferry to Buwaya then proceed to Mabamba Wetland Sanctuary and search for the Shoe bill and other bird species. Thereafter you proceed to Masaka town with a stopover at the Equator to take photographs on arrival you check in your Hotel and then have Lunch. In the afternoon you go to Nabijuzi wetland for more birding then return to the Hotel. Night at Brovad Hotel OR Garden Court Hotel. Half Board.

DAY 3:


After breakfast you drive to Lake Mburo National Park on arrival you check in Lodge and then go to the Lake Mburo and begin birding on the Lake surroundings. You will move with a picnic Lunch as you do your birding then return to the Lodge. Night at Mburo Safari Lodge OR Rwakobo Rock Lodge. Full board

DAY 4:


After breakfast you drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park on arrival you check the Lodge and then have Lunch. At 2.00 pm you will go for a Launch trip on the Kazinga Channel to view a variety of birds then return to the Lodge. Night at Mweya Safari Lodge OR Buffalo Safari Lodge. Full board

DAY 5:


After breakfast you drive to Lake Katwe and Lake Munyanyange for more birding, you will be sure to have a glimpse of the Flamingos and do further birding in the crater area and return to the Lodge for Lunch. In the afternoon you will go for a game drive and more birding in the Kasenyi area then return to the Lodge. Night at Mweya Safari Lodge OR Buffalo Safari Lodge. Full board

DAY 6:


After breakfast you drive Lake George for more birding then proceed to Fort Portal town on arrival you check in the Hotel and then have Lunch. In the afternoon you drive to Semuliki National Park and have a nature walk to the Hot Springs as you do more birding then return to your hotel. Night at Kalya Courts OR Mountains of the Moon Hotel. Full board

DAY 7

After breakfast you begin your journey to Entebbe on arrival you check in your Hotel and then have Lunch. In the afternoon you visit the Botanical Gardens in Entebbe for birding then return to the Hotel. Night at Laico Lake Victoria Hotel OR Capre Diem. Half board

Day 8

After breakfast you are transferred for your evening flight at Entebbe International Airport. Breakfast

Lake Mburo Bird Watching

Included in the trip

  • Airport Transfers
  • Birding
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise
  • Transportation in 4×4 Safari Vehicle with Driver
  • Salt lake viewing
  • Accommodation on fullboard and bed breakfast basis
  • All government taxes applicable

Not Included

  • Visa entry fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Birding gadgets
  • Alcoholic drinks and meals not specified in itinerary

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