8 Day Classic Birding in Uganda
Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Kampala or Entebbe
Day 2Mabamba Wetland
After an early breakfast, we drive to Mabamba Swamp expecting to see birds like White-winged Warbler, Papyrus Gonolek, Yellow-backed Weaver, Northern Brown-throated Weaver, Blue-headed Coucal, and other swamp specialties including the rare Shoebill. Overnight stay at the lodge, Full board basis.
Day 3Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast embark on our road trip to Kibale Forest National Park. Have a stopover in Fort portal town for lunch, then proceed to the lodge for check in, dinner and overnight. Full board basis.
Day 4Birding in Kibale and Bigodi wetland sanctuary
After an early breakfast, we go Birding you have chances of viewing; Black-headed Oriole, White broad Robin chat, woolly necked stork, Green Breasted pitta, Ruppel’s Long-tailed Starling, Common Bulbul, Brown Parrot, Palm nut vulture, Black and white casqued hornbill, White-browed Coucal, and many others. Overnight at the lodge, Full board basis
Day 5Transfer to Semuliki National Park
After the morning breakfast, depart parked lunch to Semuliki national park (the birders heaven). This park is one of the richest areas for birds in Africa with a large number of predominantly Central African species reaching the eastern limit of their distribution here and cannot be found anywhere else in East Africa. These include some of the continent’s most spectacular and sought-after birds such as; Congo serpent Eagle, Long-tailed Hawk, Nkulengu Rail, Black-wattled Hornbill and Lyre-tailed Honey Guide. Go back to the lodge for dinner and overnight, Full board basis.
Day 6Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast embark on our road trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, pass via the equator in Queen Elizabeth National Pak and perhaps take pictures continue to the lodge in Bwindi for check-in, dinner and overnight, Full board basis.
Day 7Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Forest birding at Bwindi ranks as the best bird watching in Uganda plus it is ranked as the number one hot spot in all of Africa It is home to over 23 highly-localized Albertine Rift endemics. Specialty birds include; Black-faced Rufous Warbler, Grauer’s Warbler, Banded Prinia, Black-faced Apalis, Black-throated Apalis, Mountain Masked Apalis, Red-throated Alethe, Yellow-eyed Black-Flycatcher, Ashy Flycatcher, Dusky-blue Flycatcher, and many others.
Day 8: Depart to Entebbe International Airport, end of the trip.
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