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Birds & Mammals of Uganda

Cost

from £6,880 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

18 days

Journey through western Uganda to several Shoebill sites and seek out a plethora of savannah and forest birds including the Albertine Rift endemics, Yellow-footed Flycatcher, and the Green-breasted Pitta. This birding itinerary also includes the opportunity to spot The Big Five, chimpanzees, and mountain gorillas! Uganda’s 24 Albertine Rift endemics: Handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Turaco, Sooty Boubou, Stripe-breasted Tit, Grauer’s Tit, Grauer’s Braodbill, Red-throated Athlete, Dwarf Honeyguide, Black-faced Apalis, Collared Apalis, Grauer’s Rush Warbler, Grauer’s Warbler, Neumann’s Warbler, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, Chapin’s Flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, Blue-headed Sunbird, Purple-breasted Sunbird, Regal Sunbird, Strange Weaver, Dusky Crimsonwing, Shelley’s Crimsonwing, Archer’s Robin-chat, and Rwenzori Nightjar.

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Mabamba Wetlands

Day 1 - Mabamba Wetlands

  • Entebbe Airport to Mabamba Wetlands (birding)
Mabamba Wetlands, Lake Mburo National Park

Day 2 - Mabamba Wetlands, Lake Mburo National Park

  • Birding Canoe Ride on Mabamba Swamp.
  • Mabamba Wetlands to Lake Mburo NP (birding)
Lake Mburo National Park, Rwonyo

Day 3 - Lake Mburo National Park, Rwonyo

  • Savannah Birding Drive At Lake Mburo
  • Birding Water Safari At Lake Mburo
  • Birding Walk At Rwonyo
Ruhija

Day 4 - Ruhija

  • Lake Mburo NP to Ruhija, Bwindi Impenetrable NP (birding)
  • Birding Walk On Ruhija Main Trail
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Ruhija

Day 5 - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Ruhija

  • Mountain Gorilla Tracking At Buhoma
Buhoma

Day 6 - Buhoma

  • Birding Through The Neck Between Buhoma & Ruhija
Buhoma

Day 7 - Buhoma

  • Birding Walk on Buhoma Main Trail
Kazinga Channel

Day 8 - Kazinga Channel

  • Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable NP to Central, Queen Elizabeth NP (birding)
Kasenyi Plains, Kazinga Channel

Day 9 - Kasenyi Plains, Kazinga Channel

  • Savannah Birding Drive At The Kasenyi Plains
  • Water Birding Safari On The Kazinga Channel
Kasenyi Plains, Isunga

Day 10 - Kasenyi Plains, Isunga

  • Savannah Birding Drive At The Kasenyi Plains
  • Queen Elizabeth NP to Kibale NP (birding)
Kibale National Park, Isunga

Day 11 - Kibale National Park, Isunga

  • Seeking Out The Elusive Dawn Pitta
  • Birds And Chimp Tracking
  • Birding Walk in Kibale Forest
Kibale National Park, Magombe & Bigodi Wetlands, Isunga

Day 12 - Kibale National Park, Magombe & Bigodi Wetlands, Isunga

  • Seeking Out The Elusive Dawn Pitta
  • Birding Walk in Kibale Forest
  • Birding Walk at Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary
Masindi

Day 13 - Masindi

  • Kibale NP to Masindi Town (birding)
Budongo Forest Reserve, Masindi

Day 14 - Budongo Forest Reserve, Masindi

  • Masindi Town to The Royal Mile (birding)
  • The Royal Mile Birding Trail
  • The Royal Mile to Masindi Town (birding)
Murchison Falls National Park, Buligi

Day 15 - Murchison Falls National Park, Buligi

  • Masindi Town to The Nile (birding)
  • Water Birding Safari To The Base Of Murchison Falls
Murchison Falls National Park, Buligi

Day 16 - Murchison Falls National Park, Buligi

  • Shoebill Tracking At The Victoria Nile Delta
  • Murchison Falls Savannah Birding Wildlife Drive.
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 17 - Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

  • The Nile to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (birding)
  • Rhino Tracking
  • Birding Walk (Or Drive) at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Nakasangola

Day 18 - Nakasangola

  • Shoebill Walk & Canoe Tour At Lugogo Swamp
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to Entebbe (birding)