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7days Birding Safari

The tour gives you a chance to get to experience ugandas top ten birds like the crested crane which happens to be the national bird that represents the peace and unity of the PEARL OF AFRICA.Among these is also the great blue turacco and the shoe bill that makes your tour memorable and worth a life time .

per adult from

$5,261

AUD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Lakeside Adventure Park
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Use of bicycle
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre

  • Day 1: Birding at UWEC

    Stop At: Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, Plot 56/7 Lugard Avenue, Entebbe Uganda
    After early morning breakfast our tour guide will pick you from your hotel of residence drive towards Uganda Wildlife Education Center(UWEC) formerly known as the Zoo. This has attracted over 170 bird species such as the rare Northern masked weaver, Golden Backed, African paradise,Baglafect Northern Brown Throated, Grosbeak, Black Necked and many others. 5 species of flycatchers, Red bellied, Crested shrike flycatcher, Lead colored, Swamp flycatcher, and many others. Encounter Raptors such as the Gabar Goshawk, small banded snake Eagle, Shikra, African plus many others including captive animals. Proceed to Botanical gardens for another birding experience. Have lunch relax as you move forward to the evening visit to the sewage lagoons. Return for Dinner and Overnight at Speke Hotel.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Speke Hotel

    Day 2: Birding along the Heritage Trail

    Stop At: Heritage Road, Kampala, Uganda
    Wake up for early morning breakfast and transfer to the Heritage trail .It is a 10 minutes’ drive from the Airport species. What may be seen include Short Toed Snake Eagle, Brown Crowned Tchargra, Mssustached Warbler, Violet backed Starlings, Black Cuckoo Shrike, Red Shouldered Cuckoo Shrike, Yellow bill, Brown Twin spot, Great sparrow hawk, Southern Banded Snake Eagle and many more. Proceed to Lutembe Beach for lunch. Board a boat in search for the thousands of Grey Headed Gulls, the papyrus Canary, White Winged black Terns, Papyrus Gonolek, and continue birding the evening. Return to Dinner and Overnight Speke hotel


    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Speke Hotel

    Day 3: Birding in Mabamba Swamps

    Stop At: Mabamba Swamp, Uganda
    Early morning breakfast and then proceed to Mabamba swamps another Important Bird Area (IBA) with a population of about 5 Shoebills. Most of the birding is done canoeing. Other species to be seen may include Squacco, African water Rail, long Toed Plover, Goliath, Purple, Herons, Pygmy Goose, Yellow Billed Duck, White Faced Whistling Duck, Grey and Black Headed Heron Moorhen, Allen’s Gallinule, Black Crake, African Jacana, Sitatunga Antelope (swamp Antelope) and many more. Return to Kampala but along the way stop by another swamp. Here you will be able to spot Papyrus Gonolek; White winged Warbler, Yellow Crowned Bishop, Weyns Weaver, etc. Dinner and overnight at Speke Hotel.


    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Speke Hotel

    Day 4: Birding in Mabira Forest

    Stop At: Mabira, Mabira, Eastern Region
    Early morning breakfast and then route to Mabira forest for specially forest birding about an hour drive from Kampala. Expect species like Yellow whiskered Greenbul, Leaf love, Toro Greenbul, Buff spotted Woodpecker, Grey spotted Woodpecker, White spotted Fluff tail, Red headed Blue Bill, Yellow spotted Barbet, Grey throated Barbet, Forest Robin, Yellow Rumped Tinker bird, Yellow Throated Tinker bird, Blue Breasted Kingfisher, African Pygmy, Shining blue, Woodland Kingfishers, Banded Wattle Eye ,Red tailed Ant Thrush, Chin spot Batis, , Brown capped ,Chestnut Wattle Eye, Yellow mantled, Black Billed, Weyn’s Weavers, Violet backed Starling, Red headed Malimbe, Purple headed Starling, and many more attractive species. Have a picnic lunch and continue birding the evening. Return to Kampala for dinner and overnight at Speke Hotel or similar other.


    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Speke Hotel

    Day 5: Lake Mburo National Park

    Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Western Region
    Wake up early morning take breakfast and transfer to Lake Mburo National park. It’s a 4 hours drive from Kampala. The park is situated in western Uganda. Briefly stop at the equator, proceed to Lake Mburo, birding to the entrance of Nshara gate. Expect the following Common Scimitarbill, species; Emerald Spotted Wood Dove, Bare faced Go-Away Bird, Crested Francolin, Green Wood Hoopoe, Lilac breasted Roller, Spot-Flanked Barbet Northern Black Tit, Common Scimitarbill, Trilling Cisticola, Greater Blue Eared Starling, African Grey Hornbill, Brown Parrot may be seen. Take lunch at Rwonyo Restaurant. After lunch, embark on late afternoon game drive along the Zebra Track which may expose you to species like Coqui Francolin, Black Bellied Bustard, Temmricks Courser, African Wattled Plover, Rufous napped Rufous, Chested Swallow and Flappet Lark, etc. Look out also for evasive Leopard and other nocturnal species. Dinner and Overnight at Mantana Tented Camp.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mantana Tented Camp

    Day 6: Nature Walk

    Stop At: Lake Mburo National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Western Region
    Have an early morning Breakfast, embark on a nature walk encountering several species of wetland and savanna species of birds, Impalas among others. Return for lunch head for evening game drive along the Kigambira loop. Species to expect are; localized Red Faced Barbet, Red Headed lovebird, Black Collared Barbet, Green capped Eremomela and Lead colored Flycatcher. Dinner and Overnight at Mantana Tented Camp.


    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mantana Tented Camp

    Day 7: Game Viewing & Birding along the Lakeside Track

    Stop At: Lakeside Adventure Park, Sugu, Uganda
    After early morning breakfast we go morning game drive along the Lakeside Track. This entails approach to Aquatic habitats around Lake Mburo. Species to expect may include, White Winged Warbler, Papyrus Gonolek, Papyrus Yellow Warbler, Lesser and Greater Swamp Warbler and also the elusive Shoebill, the Blue headed Coucal. Continue to the lakeside campground, as we look out for the African Darter, African Water Rail, African Fin foot, Spur winged plovers, and many others. Return midmorning for breakfast and proceed for a launch- cruise in search for papyrus species missed the previous day including Hippos, Crocodiles, etc. Setoff for Kampala and make a stop over in Masaka town for Lunch and then proceed to Kampala. However, note that we have got two types of Safaris, Some opt for Luxury Safari (lodges / hotels) and others opt for Budget Safaris (camping and simple accommodation).Our rates vary with the accommodation.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Prestige Hotel Suites Kampala, Plot 9 Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala 6219, Uganda
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Africa Exquisite Tours

Activity ID: V-187515P5

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