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19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris – Birding of Adventurous Trips

With this 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris, you will still enjoy bird watching, game drives, Primate tracking tours in the various Uganda National Parks and bird watching spots.

19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris Highlights

  • Kampala City Attractions
  • Mabamba Birding Activities
  • Boat Cruises
  • Forest Walks

19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris Adventurous Tours OverView

Day 1: Arrive in Entebbe, drive to Kampala, 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

Land at Entebbe International Airport then meet Our guides who will welcome you and transfer you to a booked accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe. However, Time allowing, you may have a brief Kampala city tour so as You see attractions like the Kasubi Royal Tombs, the Uganda Museum, The Bahai Temple, the Martyrs’ Shrine in Namugongo and much more. Have dinner and overnight at a chosen hotel.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Kampala Hotels)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 2: Mabamba Swamp Trip.19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris Adventurous Adult African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus) walking on leaves, Lake Baringo, Kenya

Bird watching in Mabamba bay is still a high moment for you on Uganda Birding Safaris. So Mabamba lies 50 km west of Kampala and it is of late a discovered habitat for the eagerly sought after bird the Shoebill. However, Bird watching is done on canoes in the swamp water channels. So as to See Bird species like the Blue-headed Coucal, yellow Backed Weaver, African Water Rail, Northern Brown Throated Weaver, Papyrus Gonolek, White-faced Whistling Duck, African Purple Swamp Hen, Lesser Jacana, African Pygmy Goose, Squacco Heron, Blue Breasted Bee-eater, Winding Cisticola, Goliath Heron and many others. Dinner and overnight in Kampala.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Kampala Hotels

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park Birding and Wildlife Tour.

In the morning, you start your trip so as heading to Murchison Falls National Park. However, it’s Uganda’s largest National park that protects a large piece of natural African Savannah and interconnected by the great River Nile. So You will arrive at the park in the afternoon. Then Drive to the top of the falls, and At the Falls, the world’s longest river explodes compellingly via a slim gap to push into a frothing pool, 43 meters down. Then You will transfer to the landing spot to cross the river to Paraa Lodge for dinner.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Paraa Safari Lodge,)
  • Mid-range – (Murchison River Lodge,)
  • Budget – (Fort Murchison Lodge, Heritage Lodge)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4: Wildlife Tour, Nile Boat Cruise, and Birding Safaris

19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris AdventurousEnjoy your breakfast and still take a boat along the Victoria Nile to the Delta at the Lake Albert. In fact, This is a home for the Hippos and many exceptionally large Nile Crocodiles. Special birds, that is to say, the famous Shoebill, Pied Kingfishers, Abyssinian Roller, The Ground Hornbill, Secretary Bird, Red Throated Bee-eaters lining along the water banks, Goliath Heron, Sacred Ibis, Saddle-billed Stork, Senegal and Water Thick-Knee, Little Bittern, Osprey, Red-necked Falcon, Vinaceous Dove, Fulvous Whistling- Duck. Then have lunch at the lodge and go for bird watching in the afternoon at the top of the falls. So You will see the Grey Woodpecker, Darter and Giant Kingfisher, Western Violet Sunbird, Brown Twinspot, Red-Winged Pytilia, Bruce’s Pigeon, Red Shouldered Cuckoo-Shrike and others. Overnight and Dinner

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Paraa Safari Lodge,)
  • Mid-range – (Murchison River Lodge,)
  • Budget – (Fort Murchison Lodge, Heritage Lodge)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris AdventurousDay 5: Uganda Game Viewing Safari

Have a game drive the whole day still in the northern bank of the Victoria Nile with packed lunch. So You will identify see birds like the Rock Pratincole, Denham’s Bustard, Red Winged Grey Warbler, Carmine Bee-eater, Pat Hawk, Pels Fishing Owl, Vinaceous Dove, White Rumped Canary and others. Have dinner and overnight

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Paraa Safari Lodge,)
  • Mid-range – (Murchison River Lodge,)
  • Budget – (Fort Murchison Lodge, Heritage Lodge)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6: Bird Watching Safaris in Budongo Forest

You will still begin birding early enough in Budongo forest through the escarpment. So as to Search for the Fox’s Cisticola, Northern Combrec, Grey Headed Bush Shrike, Madagascar Heron, Lesser Masked Weaver, and Shikra. Still, you will use a full day in Budongo which is one of the biggest and most attractive forests in Uganda. So as the forest as well provides accommodation to birds, that is to say, Yellow and Grey Long Bills, Velvet-mantled Drongo, Ituris Batis, Rufous-crowned Eremomela, Red Tailed Ant-thrush and much more. Overnight and Dinner at

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Forestry College)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7: The Royal Mile And Busingiro Bird Watching Tour

Have another breakfast and go bird watching the whole day in the Royal Mile and Busingiro Ecotourism Site. Get to watch bird species, that is to say, the Brown-backed Scrub-Robin, African Dwarf, Chocolate-backed Kingfisher, White-spotted Flufftail, Yellow and Grey Long Bills, Yellow-browed Camaroptera, Cabanis Bunting, Narina Trogon, Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo, Scaly-breasted Illadopsis, Red-headed Bluebill and Crested Malimbe. Overnight and dinner.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Busingiro Tourism Site)
  • Mid-range – Busingiro Camping or Forestry Cottages.

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8: Leave for Kibale Forest National Park.

Still, Head off in the early hours for Kibale Forest National Park. However, this forest is a place for habitation for about 13 primate species and habitation for birds like Masked Apalis, Joyful Greenbul, Black-billed Turaco, White-naped Pigeon, African Pitta, White Collard Olive Back, Grey-winged Robin, Nahan’s Francolin, Tiny Sunbird and Buff-spotted Woodpecker among others. Then, You will arrive at Kibale in the evening. Have dinner and overnight at

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • At – (Kanyankyu Centre, Primate Lodge or Ndali Lodge.)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9: Primates and Birding Safari in Kibale Forest National Park.

Get an early breakfast so as to increase energy for Chimps trekking. Then go to Kanyanchu Tourist Centre to track habituated chimps. In fact, It is an attractive experience to watch them as they fall out, quarrel and play in the vegetation. So you have a chance to view a wider collection of Primates, Birds, and Butterflies through a system of sheltered tropical rainforest paths. Overnight at

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Kanyankyu Centre, Primate Lodge or Ndali Lodge)
  • Mid-range – (Rwenzori View Guesthouse)
  • Budget – (Kanyanchu Ecological site)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10: Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour.

breakfast at Kibale, then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. However, this is Uganda’s second biggest national park, with over 600 species of birds. So You will get to the park in the afternoon and go for an evening bird watching exercise which is definitely worthwhile. So see Bird species like Pelicans, Skimmers, Kingfishers, Thick-knees, Storks, Martins, Swallows, Weavers, Canaries, Kites and relatively a lot of grassland species are common at the park. Dinner and overnight at  or 

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Lodge)
  • Budget – (Institute of Ecology.)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11: Game Drive and Birding Safaris.19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris Adventurous

Begin the morning game drive then birding in the afternoon. So have lunch, set out for a launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel. So as to see groups of water birds. In fact, the Kazinga Channel that joins Lakes Edward to Lake George and is distinguished by being one of the best bird watching spots in the park. You cannot fail to see birds, that is to say, Plain Martin, African Skimmer, Lesser Swamp-warbler, Water Thick-knee, Grey-headed Gull, Yellow Billed Oxpecker, African Spoonbill and much more.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Lodge)
  • Budget – (Institute of Ecology.)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Gorilla National Park.

Have breakfast then head off for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, the globally known jungle address of the Mountain Gorillas. However, The Park being popular for gorillas, it’s a home to about 300 bird species. So the drive will take you via the Ishasha Sector to then get to Bwindi in the late afternoon. Unique birds, that is to say, Red Throated Alethe, Banded Prinia, Yellow-Eyed Flycatcher, Chapin’s Flycatcher, White-naped Raven, Magpie Mannikin, Shelly’s Crimsonwing, Oriole Finch, Ayre’s Hawk-eagle, Tullberg’s Woodpecker, Robin-chat, Neumann’s Warbler, Equator Akalat, Handsome Francolin, Mackinnon’s Fiscal, Narrow-tailed Starling, Rwenzori Batis, Pink-footed Puffback, African Golden Oriole, Brown-capped Weaver, Grauer’s Warbler see at the park. Dinner and overnight at.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Gorilla resort)
  • Mid-range – (Volcanoes Exclusive Camp, Buhoma Homestead.)
  • Budget – (Buhoma community Bandas, Gorilla Forest Camp,)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13: Gorilla Tracking Tour

Another Early breakfast, move to the Park head offices for a briefing. So as to be briefed by the guide and it’s usually at 8:00 am. So set off to find out the gigantic mountain gorillas. However, this period for tracking gorillas is unpredictable in a range of 2-9 hours depending on their movements. Therefore, Bumping into the gorillas creates eagerness and enthusiasm. Finally, this makes the trip to Uganda a memorable one for the rest of one’s life. Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Gorilla resort)
  • Mid-range – (Volcanoes Exclusive Camp, Buhoma Homestead.)
  • Budget – (Buhoma community Bandas, Gorilla Forest Camp,)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day (14, 15, 16, 17): Have Uganda Birding Safaris.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Gorilla resort)
  • Mid-range – (Volcanoes Exclusive Camp, Buhoma Homestead.)
  • Budget – (Buhoma community Bandas, Gorilla Forest Camp,)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14:

Then, do bird watching in the Buhoma sector the whole day followed by birding in Ruhija.

Day 15, Day 16:

Still, Head to Mubwindi for birding and come back to Ruhija.

Day 17:

The 4 km path to Mubwindi Swamp is still the most exceptional place for some and the hardest to find of all the Rift-Valley endemics. The Mubwindi Swamp has species, that is to say, Rwenzori Apalis, Dwarf Honeyguide, Fraser’s Eagle-Owl, Stuhlmann’s Starling, White-headed Wood Hooper and the Montane Night-jars among others. Dinner and overnight

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Gorilla resort)
  • Mid-range – (Volcanoes Exclusive Camp, Buhoma Homestead.)
  • Budget – (Buhoma community Bandas, Gorilla Forest Camp,)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18: Drive To Lake Mburo National Park

In the morning, still, have breakfast. Then Head off to Lake Mburo National Park, a park with an animal and plant diversity. However, the park contains a widespread swamp and harbours numerous species of mammals and flora. So you will arrive in the afternoon to go for a boat ride on the lake. Searching for birds, that is to say, Papyrus Gonolek, Black-collared Barbets, Ground Hornbill, White-winged Warbler, Brown-chested Plover and others. Dinner and overnight at.

Accommodation of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Luxury – (Mihingo Lodge)
  • Mid-range – (Mantana Tented Camp.)
  • Budget – (Rwonyo Camp,)

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19: Game Drive, Birding Safari and Return to Kampala

Take breakfast and still set off for a game drive and birding Safari for half a day. Afterwards, have lunch and drive to Kampala. Dinner and overnight at any booked hotel.

Accommodation of Day 19: 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

  • Kampala Hotels

Meal Plan: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 20: Departure

In other words, depending on your time schedule, you will drive to Entebbe International Airport. Then Catch up a departure flight back home.

This closes the 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris Adventurous Trip

The 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris Adventurous Trip package includes;

  • All Meals
  • Bottled water
  • Gorilla trekking permits
  • Chimpanzee tracking permits
  • 4wd ground transportation Safari Vehicle
  • Accommodation for all the Nights
  • Boat Cruises
  • Game Drives
  • An English Speaking Driver / Guide
  • Park and Entry Fees
  • Transport Transfers

Excludes of 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris, that is to say, Visas, Travel insurance, Tips for your guides, Laundry, Other beverages, Telephone calls, postage fees and many othersbook_now_button 19 Days Birding Uganda Safaris

 


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