8 Day Classic Birding in Uganda


Day 1


Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Kampala or Entebbe 

Day 2

Mabamba 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 3

 Transfer 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 4

Birding 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 5

Transfer 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 6

Transfer 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 7

Bwindi 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.