Overview of the 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari
A Uganda birding safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is aimed at giving you an opportunity to engage in a spectacular Uganda bird watching safari experience as Bwindi is home to 350 bird species with 23 Albertine rift endemics. This Uganda birding safari is coupled with a Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda is one of the most amazing Uganda safari attractions given its unique attractions that range from the 350bird species that are found here with 23 Albertine rift endemics such as African green broadbill, northern double collared sunbird, shelly’s crimson wing grey crown crested crane, Rwenzori Apalis, western green tinkerbird, cinnamon chested bee-eater, crowned hornbill and many more. Other attractions in Bwindi include 9 primates species including about 400 mountain gorillas that habituate in the forests of Bwindi, other primates you are likely to encounter while on a gorilla trekking safari in Uganda include the black and white colobus monkeys, L’hoest monkeys and the chimpanzees.
A Uganda safari tour visit to Queen Elizabeth is an amazing Uganda safari because Queen Elizabeth has a wide diversity of wildlife which includes 90 mammals, 600 bird species. Some of the wild mammals you will encounter during your short Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth include African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, lions, hippos and many antelope species.
Highlights of the 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari
Day 1 of the 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari: Transfer from Kigali to Bwindi then engage in a birding session and evening Batwa experience
Day 2 of the 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari: Transfer to Queen and an afternoon boat cruise
Day 3 of the 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari: Have a bird-watching session then transfer to Kampala.
Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari
Day 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari: Wake up early in the morning and ready yourself for a thrilling tour Uganda road transfer to Bwindi. One of our guides picks you up from your hotel in Kigali then start your journey to Bwindi which sees you have a spectacular road adventure that lasts for 4-5 hours or 171km to get to your destination. This journey is an Africa safari adventure of its own as it’s loaded with nice sceneries that will leave you amazed by the stunning beauty of these two African countries that share so much in common. As you drive from Kigali look out of your car window and view the numerous rolling hills of Rwanda that make this nation called the land of a thousand rolling hills. When you cross into Uganda via the Katuna border, you are in for a stunning encounter with the towering hills of the Kigezi ranges that are majorly covered with tropical forests. You will drive on the forever winding corners as these roads were carved out of hills. This Uganda safari tour road adventure still has one more trick up its sleeve to get you fascinated and that is an African massage feeling that you will get to experience as you draw close to Bwindi as the drive is done on the dirt roads. On arrival to Bwindi kick off your Uganda bird watching safari that sees you traverse the various parts of this jungle as you search for the several bird species that are found here. After about 3 hours of pure birding in Bwindi, transfer to your already prebooked lodge for lunch then you are up for a thrilling Uganda cultural safari encounter with the Batwa who have habituated in these forests for the last millennium. On meeting the community of these possibly earliest inhabitants of east Africa, you are in for a warm welcome which comes with a sounding Batwa music. The Batwa will take you through how their ancestors managed to live side by side with the wild beasts that live here as well. Have a trip to the jungle clinic which has all the medicines that cured the Batwa of their ailments. After this cultural safari Uganda, return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 of the 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari: Wake up early in the morning then have a nice breakfast then begin your Uganda tour road transfer to queen Elizabeth with your packed lunch and this safari Uganda journey lasts about 4-5 hours. During this transfer, you will have a short Uganda wildlife safari game drive through the Ishasha sector and this gives you an opportunity to site the magical tree climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth. Transfer to Mweya jetty where you have an opportunity to indulge yourself in one of the best activities in this park and this is a nice boat cruise over the Kazinga channel. As a bird watcher, this boat cruise is a thrilling adventure as it puts you in a spectacular position to see several of the waterbird species and also savanna species that are found here such as the giant kingfishers, spoonbills, greater and lesser flamingos, marabou stocks, Chapin flycatchers, martial eagles, white-tailed lark, papyrus gonolek and African skimmer and many more. When this cruise comes to an end, begin another activity on this short Uganda safari tour and this a game drive around this water channel of Kazinga. This gives you an opportunity to see more of the wild mammals of Queen Elizabeth national park such as African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, lions, leopards and spotted hyenas. Transfer to your already pre-booked lodge at the end of this game drive for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3 of the 3 Days Bwindi Birding Safari and Wildlife Safari Wake up early in the morning and you will have a chance to listen to the soothing music of nature composed by numerous birds as they sing to the new daybreak in this beautiful tropical paradise. Have a morning breakfast check out of the lodge then begin another round of birding in Queen Elizabeth and this gives you an opportunity to spot several of the savanna birds that are found in Queen Elizabeth on this Uganda safari. After about 3-4 hours of epic birding, start your road transfer to Kampala via Kampala Mbarara Kampala road and have a lunch stop in Mbarara at Igongo cultural centre for a locally inspired luncheon. If you don’t mind trying out local cuisines, feel free to ask for “eshabwe” which a local stew made using cow ghee. As you proceed towards Kampala, you will bypass another epic Uganda wildlife safari attraction and this is Lake Mburo National Park. Regarded as “the true whisperers of the wild”, Lake Mburo National Park is home to a wide biodiversity of wildlife within its domain. Some of the attractions in Lake Mburo National Park Uganda that will definitely allure your attention are the numerous Burchells zebras that roam the vast savanna plains Lake Mburo, you can easily spot some of the big cats here like the leopards and lions. Other Uganda safari attractions in Lake Mburo National Park include giraffes, hippos, Nile water crocodiles, 350 bird species, cape buffaloes and many more. While on a Uganda safari here you got a myriad of Uganda safari activities in Lake Mburo National Park to engage in such as game drives, boat cruise over the Lake Mburo, birding, horse riding, biking and many more. On your safari in Uganda to Lake Mburo, you can choose to stay in a variety of Uganda safari accommodations in Lake Mburo National Park such As Mihingo Lodge, Mburo Acardia Cottages, Eagle Nest Camp.
After bypassing Lake Mburo National Park Uganda, you will meet the centre point of the world! This is the point at which the world is divided into the 2 halves using a parallel line called the equator. This gives you an opportunity to live in 2 different worlds at the same. While here, take time to have a photo moment so that you are always reminded of your presence at the center half of the world. From here proceed to Kampala or Entebbe to catch a flight back home
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