Birding Tours

7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park

 Mbarara, Kasese, Uganda
 12th Feb - 12th Feb

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7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park

7 Days Birding Trip in Uganda | Birding Uganda Safaris| 7 Days Uganda Pure Birding Safari- Bird Watching Tour. The 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park 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 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park safari is for all categories of birders that is to say twitchers, young, old, learners, and the safari will be led by a birding instructor with varied experience and knowledge of other wildlife. On this 7 Days, Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park you will bird through different bird habitats; wetlands, savanna grasslands, rivers, and lakes, forests finding hundreds of birds as you discover the birding paradise of Africa. Enquire from here...

7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park Itinerary In Summary

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe Airport

Day 2: Birding in Entebbe Environments (along Lake Victoria Shores, UWEc, and Botanical Gardens)

Day 3: Birding to Mabamba Wetlands

Day 4: Birding in Lake Mburo National Park

Day 5: Birding in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 6: Birding in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 7: Return to Kampala.

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Tour Overview

Availability

January 01 - December 31

Duration

7D/6N

Pickup Location

pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise

Language

English

Car PickUp

Available

Tour Guide

Included

Included

  • Ground Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • All Meals and bottled water
  • All Government Taxes
  • All Tourist attractions and activities charges charges
  • English-speaking driver/guide

Excluded

  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Airport Taxes
  • Items of personal nature like Laundry
  • Bar bills
  • Tipping and any extra expenses not included above.

Itenary

Day 1
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 1: Of 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Arrival at Entebbe Airport
    Arrive for our simple birding safari at Entebbe International Airport and transfer to your respective hotel of Accommodation.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Entebbe Protea Hotel - Luxury option)
    (2 Friends Beach Hotel - Midrange option)
    (Central Inn Hotel - Budget option).

Day 2
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 2: Of 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Birding in Entebbe Environments (along Lake Victoria Shores, UWEC and Botanical Gardens)
    Whole day birding around Entebbe area, i.e the Botanical Gardens and Uganda Wildlife Education Center, while here we look out for the Superb Sun, Olive, Olive Bellied, Green Throated and Collared sunbird, Orange, Slender Billed, Black Headed, Yellow Backed and Golden Backed weaver, Klaas’s and Diederik Cuckoo, Ashy Flycatcher, Green Crombec, Gabor Goshawk, Lizard 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 Category:
    (Entebbe Protea Hotel - Luxury option)
    (2 Friends Beach Hotel - Mid Range option)
    (Central Inn Hotel - Budget option)

Day 3
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 3: Of 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Birding to Mabamba Wetlands
    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.

    Thereafter we head to Lake Mburo National Park, Lunch at the equator depending on the time we get out of the Swamp, birding enroute 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. Dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation Category;
    (Mihingo Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Rwakobo Lodge - Midrange option)
    (Eagle's Nest Rest Camp - Budget option).

Day 4
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 4: Of 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Birding in Lake Mburo National Park
    Morning birding and game viewing, bird the grassland for the Brown-chested Plover (a nigrant 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 Finfoot overnight Hotel in Mbarara.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Mihingo Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Rwakobo Lodge - Midrange option)
    (Eagle's Nest Rest Camp - Budget option)

Day 5
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 5: Of 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park, 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) and many others. Dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Mweya Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Enganzi Lodge - Midrange option)
    (Pumba Safari Cottage - Budget option)

Day 6
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 6 : Of 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Birding in Queen Elizabeth National Park
    Whole day birding in search for Savanna birds like the Temminck’s Courser, Martial Eagle, Rupell’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 Sparrowhawk, Lowland Akalat, Greater and Lesser Flamingo and Temminck’s Courser. Mammals include African Elephant, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Lion and many others, afternoon bird the crater area.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Mweya Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Enganzi Lodge - Midrange option)
    (Pumba Safari Cottage - Budget option).

Day 7
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 7: Of 7 Days Uganda Birding Tour - Mabamba Wetland, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Return to Kampala.
    After breakfast drive back to Entebbe for your Flight, end of our simple birding safari.