6 DAYS UGANDA FERAL BIRDING SAFARI

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Uganda Feral Birding Safari

Safari Overview – 6 Days/ 5 Nights

The 6 Days trip takes you birding through Uganda’s hot spots for birding in Entebbe Environments, Mabamba Wetlands, Lake Mburo National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. This safari is for all categories of birders that is to say seniors, young, old, learners and the safari will be led by a birding instructor with varied experience and knowledge of other wildlife. You will bird through different bird habitats; wetlands, savanna grasslands, rivers and lakes, forests finding hundreds of birds as Safari Highlights.

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Arrival:


  • Complementally pick up from Airport/ hotel
  • Accommodation before/end of trip can be arranged at an extra cost

 Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe


Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, meet and greet with Ganyana safari driver/guide and transfer to your overnight accommodation.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Protea Hotel
Midrange: Lake Victoria Hotel
Meal Plan: Full board 

Day 2: Birding in Entebbe


Whole day birding around Entebbe area, i.e. the Botanical Gardens and Uganda Wildlife Education Center, while here we look out for the Superb Sunbird, Olive, Olive Bellied, Green Throated and Collard sunbird, Orange, Slender Billed, Black Headed, Yellow Backed and Golden Backed weaver, Klaas’s, Emerald and Diederik Cuckoo, Ashy Flycatcher, Green Crombec, Gabor Goshawk, Lizzard Buzzard, on lucky days the Bat Hawk can be seen anytime flying over, Palm Nut Vulture, Ross’s and Great Blue Turaco, Grey Woodpecker and much more.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Protea Hotel
Midrange: Lake Victoria Hotel
Meal Plan: Full board

Day 3: Birding in Mabamba and Transfer to Lake Mbauro


Morning drive to Mabamba swamp for the Shoebill Stork and other water birds like the African and Lesser Jacana, Allen’s and Purple Gallinule, Yellow Billed Duck, Purple and common Squacco Heron, Northern Brown Throated Weaver, Malachite Kingfisher, after  we head to Lake Mburo National Park, Lunch at the equator depending on the time we get out of the Swamp, birding en-route there are special and interesting stop over points say the at Kaaku swamp which is very popular for the Rufous-bellied Heron, Lesser Jacana and Moorhen and a variety of water birds.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mihingo Lodge
Midrange: Mburo Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: Full board

Day 4: Birding in Lake Mburo


Morning birding and game viewing, bird the grassland for the Brown-Chested Plover (a migrant from Western Africa to Northern Tanzania and at times crosses to this place between June and December), Coqui and Crested Francolin, Red-faced Barbet, Red Headed Weaver here we shall have the chance to see the Zebra, Eland, Topis, Impalas and some other game, afternoon go for a boat ride in search for the African Fin foot then overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mihingo Lodge
Midrange: Mburo Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: Full board

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park


Drive to Queen Elizabeth NP, arriving for an afternoon boat ride on Kazinga channel where we get close to big schools of Hippos, Crocodiles, water birds like the African Spoonbill, African skimmer (seasonal) the Temminck’s Courser, Martial Eagle, Rup ell’s Griffon, White Headed, Lappet Faced Vultures, Harlequin Quail, Blue Quail, Small (Common) Buttonquail, African Crake, Martial Eagle, African Skimmer, Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl, Black Headed Gonolek, Amur Falcon, Ovambo Sparrow hawk, Lowland Akalat, Greater and Lesser Flamingo. Mammals include African Elephant, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Lion and many others, afternoon bird the crater area.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Mazike Valley Lodge
Midrange: Elephant Hab Lodge
Meal Plan: Full board

Day 6: Transfer back to Entebbe


After breakfast drive back to Entebbe for your Flight, end of our simple birding safari.

Persons Date Price per person
1 pax Any Date $2,948
2 pax Any Date $1,887
3 pax Any Date $1,733
4 pax Any Date $1,506
5 pax Any Date $1,490
6 pax Any Date $1,379

Includes


  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Park Entrance fees
  • Car hire in 4×4 safari Vehicle
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • Refreshments like water
  • All accommodation & Meals
  • All activities
  • All Taxes /VAT
  • A professional driver /guide
  • Fuel
  • Drinking water

Excludes


  • Tips and gratuities
  • All items of personal nature
  • International flights
  • Alcoholic drinks

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