Our 7 days Uganda bird watching safari that takes you visit Mabamba wetland and Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi National park. Visit these parks for birdwatching and an opportunity to see more than 200 bird species in less that 7 days. If you wish to combine your safari with a gorilla safari this too can be organised.
- Day 1: Arrive Entebbe international airport.
- Day 2: Bird watching in Mabamba Wetland.
- Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth park.
- Day 4: Game drive and Birdwatching in Kasenyi Area.
- Day 5: Bird watching in Ishasha/ Afternoon Transfer to Bwindi.
- Day 6: Birdwatching in Muyanga waterfalls Trail.
- Day 7: Drive to Kampala.
Day 1: Arrive Entebbe international airport.
Arrive at Entebbe airport to meet our company representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at Central inn Hotel Entebbe.
Day 2: Bird watching in Mabamba Wetland.
Today you will go birdwatching in Mabamba wetland to search out for birds. Go for a boat ride within the wetland as you search for birds. Watch out for birds like the papyrus canary, pygmy geese, blue swallow, papyrus gonolek and also the shoebill stork. Overnight at Central Inn Hotel Entebbe.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth park.
Today at 7am, you will drive to transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. On the way to the park you will visit the equator and also stop in Mbarara. Watch out for birds whilst having lunch in Mbrarara. You will drive to proceed and enter the park and on your way as you transfer to your hotel. You can expect to see birds like ; Lesser Striped Swallow, Barbet, Cinnamon Chested Bee-eater, Grey-backed Shrike, African Jacana, the Snake Eagle, Barbets and so much more. Overnight at Buffalo safari lodge
Day 4: Game drive and Birdwatching in Kasenyi Area.
In the morning before sunrise, you will wake up to a cup of tea or coffee and then with your packed breakfast, go for a game drive and bird search. Look out for animals and plenty of birds in the area. Later in the afternoon, you will go for a boat ride on the kazinga channel where you will see plenty of animals and also plenty of birds at the shores. In addition, you might spot birds like Pied Kingfisher, Copper Sunbird, Scarlet-chested Sunbird, Widowbirds, Bishops. Grey-backed Fiscal, Black-bellied Bustard, Common Button Quail, Red-chested Sunbird, Temminck’s Courser and Black-winged Stilt, Plain-backed Pipit, African Wattled Lapwing, Spur-winged Lapwing, Martial Eagle, Black-headed Gonolek, pelicans and so much more.
Day 5: Bird watching in Ishasha/ Afternoon Transfer to Bwindi.
In the morning right after breakfast, go bird watching in the Ishasha sector and then in the afternoon you will drive to transfer to Bwindi Forest national park. Overnight at Bwindi view bandas.
Day 6: Birdwatching in Muyanga waterfalls Trail.
Today you will go for a guided nature walk along the muyanga water fall trail searching for birds. the trail takes you through ferns, orchids and plenty of trees. Walk along the Muyanga river and you will end up at the water falls after crossing the river three times. The walk along this trail is very rewarding when it comes to birds. Bwindi forest is home to over 400 different species of birds. Overnight at previous lodge.
Day 7: Drive to Kampala.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will drive to transfer back to Kampala. Drive to proceed to the airport to catch your onward flight back home. End of 7 days Uganda bird watching safari.