7 days Uganda Birding Safari

This 7 days Uganda Birding Safari Unveil the Uganda’s birders’ paradise ! which will lead you to the great birding areas like Queen Elizabeth National Park as well as Lake Bunyonyi which are all perfect bird watching destinations .

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✓ Group Size : Minimum One traveler
✓ Transport 4X4 Safari Vehicle - Van or Mini Bus
✓ Accommodation : Safari Lodges types ( Budget , Mid - Range or Luxury )
Note : For Booking and Confirmation , a 50% initial deposit is required in order to secure the Accommodation .

Highlights for Uganda Birding Safari

  • Launch cruise and Bird watching on Kazinga Channel
  • Game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Canoeing and Birding on Lake Bunyonyi
  • Early morning Launch Trip with Evening Game Viewing
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • Service of English-speaking driver
  • Delicious meals
  • 6 nights accommodations
  • Airport Pickup and transfer

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Entebbe - Kampala

Upon your arrival at the airport , you will be received by guide / driver who will transport you to a hotel in the capital Kampala . If you arrive early , visit UWEC in the afternoon which is habitat to caged animals plus more than 170 bird species among which are seven weaver species like the uncommon northern - Masked Weaver plus Orange Weaver . Dinner and overnight at Cassia Lodge which overlooks the shors of Lake Victoria . Meal plan : H / B

Day 2 : Kampala - Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast , depart from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park . On the way , stop by the Ugandan equator to take photographs and buy some souvenirs . Following lunch in the town of Mbarara we go on to the Uganda 's southwest towards the stunning Western Rift Valley. On arrival in the beautiful Queen Elizabeth National Park you will go for a thrilling game drive in the evening before checking - in at your accommodation within the park . Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge / Katara lodge / Jacana Safari Lodge or Enganzi lodge Bush Lodge . Meal plan : F / B

Day 3 : Game drive & Boat ride

Begin the day early for a game drive through the northern region of this park . The park not only offers exceptional game viewing however it also offers a lot for birders . We will drive through the large open grass plains which are habitat to huge flocks of Abdims as well as White Stork and the amazing Saddle - Billed Stork particularly in the migratory season . Raptors common among which are the Brown - Snake Eagle , Bateleur , Marsha Eagle , Walberg 's Eagle , Grey Kestrel and African - harrier - hawk . After lunch we take an exciting boat launch to see hundreds of hippopotami , elephants plus several migratory bird , like the Grey - headed Gulls , African - skimmers , White - winged black - Terns , Pink & white - Backed Pelicans , Mourning Dove and the Water Dikkops among others . Return to lodge for dinner and overnight . Meal plan : F / B

Day 4 : Queen Elizabeth - Lake Bunyonyi

From Queen Elizabeth National Park we head to the “Little Switzerland of Uganda” watching some wild animals and bird on the way out of the park . On arrival you will marvel at Lake Bunyonyi which is Uganda 's deepest lake located adjacent to the borders . On a clear day you will catch sight of the marvelously shaped volcano ; Mt Muhavura . At the renowned “Lake - of - the - small - birds” you will find a motor boat waiting to transfer you to Bushara Island . Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi resort / Heritage lodge / Jajama panorama lodge / Bushara Island Camp . Meal plan : F /B

Day 5 : Lake Bunyonyi for Uganda Birding

After breakfast you may hire a local canoe to explore the environs while on water . Float quietly to the various small islands as you enjoy the prolific birdlife . Return for lunch and head to Mukoni Village for a Bird Walk. You will walk past tiny farms and pleasure in the impressive view as you search for various bird species. In general you may see close to 50 diverse bird species on this thrilling walk, among which will be the Swamp Flycatcher, African Hobby, Bronze-chested Sunbirds, Scarlet-chested, the White-head Saw-wing and Red-chested Sunbirds Black Kite. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi-Kampala

On having breakfast we drive back to Kampala having lunch on the way. This drive goes for close to 7 hours through the green beautiful countryside. We arrive late in the afternoon in capital Kampala. Dinner and overnight at Emin Pasha/Cassia Lodge. Meal plan: F/B

Day 7: Departure

Filled with splendid memories of the wonderful experience and take city tour and your lunch. Evening prepare to travel to the airport for your return flight back home. Meal plan: H/B and end of services.

Package for Uganda Birding Safari includes :

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • Visit Lake Bunyonyi for birding
  • Visit top of the falls
  • Park entry fees
  • Game drives

Package for Uganda Birding Safari excludes :

  • Airfare
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone and porter fee
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
  • Any other item not mentioned
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