8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife

>>>>8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife

8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife

Overview of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife

This 8 days Uganda birding safari features quite a number of Uganda safari destinations to be visited which include Semuliki National Park Uganda, Kibale National Park, Mountain Rwenzori National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park.

A Uganda safari tour to Semuliki National Park is aimed at giving you an opportunity to indulge in an epic Uganda birding safari adventure as Semuliki National Park is home to over 441 bird species that are found within this Uganda birding safari destination. Visit Kibale forest national park Uganda and search for several of the 350 bird species that are found here. Proceed to mountain Rwenzori for short bird watching safari Uganda expedition.  Continue with this safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth and search for several of the 600 birds here. Climax this Uganda safaris tours with a visit to Lake Mburo National Park Uganda which is dubbed the whispers of the wild Lake Mburo comes with sights of wild mammals such as the Burchell zebras, elands and Uganda kobs that you can’t easily find in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Highlights of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife

Day 1 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Transfer from Kampala to fort portal and have a cycling experience in Mpanga tea estate

Day 2 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Transfer to Semuliki for a whole day Uganda birding tour experience

Day 3 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Transfer to Kibale for a full day birding experience and transfer to Kasese

Day 4 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Have a morning birding experience in Rwenzori Mountain and transfer to Queen Elizabeth.

Day 5 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Have a morning birding session and a boat cruise

Day 6 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Another round of birding and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 7 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Have a full day birding experience in Lake Mburo

Day 8 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Enjoy a morning birding session and transfer back to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife

Day 1 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Wake up early in the morning on the first day of your Uganda tour to Semuliki and have an early morning breakfast to give you energy for the magnificent day ahead of you on this 8 days Uganda birding safaris. Expect to be picked by none other than one of our experienced guides who will be your companion on this Uganda safari to Fort Portal which lasts about 5 hours to get there. Even though this safari in Uganda is rather short, it comes with captivating road sightings as you get to see the lush green scenery that blankets Uganda’s landscape. Arrive in fort portal town Uganda’s tourism capital that’s beautifully tucked on the fringes of Rwenzori mountain foothills, have an fine dining experience as you partake a traditional Ugandan meal prepared using fresh and organic foods to give you the best of Uganda’s taste. After this fine dining experience your long Uganda wildlife safari, next on the agenda on this experience tour Uganda/ tours Uganda is a transfer to Mpanga tea estate for a cycling safari experience following the various trails within the tea plantation. After the cycling experience, tag along with the local workers of the tea plantation as they go out to harvest the tea leaves. Follow the tea processing cycle to the factory and see how Uganda’s aromatic tea is processed to give you the sweet aroma and flavour that you get in your cup of tea.

Luxury: Crater Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale, Mountain of the Moon, Nyaika Fort Hotel

Mid-range: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse, Chimpanzee Nest Lodge Rwenzori View Guest Camp

Budget: Kibale Guest Cottages, Kibale Forest Camp, Rweetera Safari Camp

Day 2 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Wake up early in the morning for an early morning breakfast then embark on a thrilling Uganda safari/ Uganda safaris journey to Semuliki National Park with your packed lunch in any of our wide fleet of safari cars such as 4×4 safari minibus for hire in Uganda, 4×4 safari jeep for hire in Uganda/ 4×4 safari land cruiser for hire in Uganda and 4×4 safari coasters for hire in Uganda The journey to Semuliki National Park Uganda lasts about 2 hours covering about 60km. On arrival to the park, begin your birding watching safari which takes you on an exploration journey of various parts of this great birding paradise which gives presents a chance to you to encounter several of the 441 bird species that are found here and these include nkulengu rail, yellow-throated cuckoo, piping hornbill, black dwarf hornbill, red-billed hornbill, red-rumped tinker bird, African piculet, white-throated blue swallow. After about 3-4 hours of traversing Semuliki as you look for the birds that stay here, take a lunch break as you get to enjoy your packed lunch. Begin the second round of Uganda birding safaris experience as you search for more of the 441 bird species. During the afternoon birding session, you can decide to follow the hot springs trail which gives you an opportunity to encounter the Sempaya hot springs. These hot springs are composed of 2 hot springs i.e. the female hot springs which has a temperature of 106oc and a male hot spring which has a temperature of 98oc. Listen out to the captivating local legends that explain their existence. After this experience return to embark on a return journey to Fort Portal town where you will have dinner and an overnight stay.

Luxury: Crater Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale, Mountain of the Moon, Nyaika Fort Hotel

Mid range: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse, Chimpanzee Nest Lodge Rwenzori View Guest Camp

Budget: Kibale Guest Cottages, Kibale Forest Camp, Rweetera Safari Camp

Day 3 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Wake up early in the morning breakfast then transfer to Kibale forest for a birding expedition. This Uganda bird watching tour kicks off with you taking a walk of faith into the Kibale jungle canopy forest with an experienced birding guide who will lead you to numerous birding spots in forest to give you an edge on viewing the various bird species here  during this Uganda bird watching excursion such as the Abyssinian ground thrush, african pitta, green breasted pitta, pin tailed whydah, grey parrot, Rwenzori appalis, Cassin’s spine tail, crowned eagle, dusky  Crimsonwing, western nicator, white-naped pigeon, yellow-rumped tinkerbird,   sunbird. Brown illadopsis, and the great blue turaco. After this birding experience, transfer to Kasese where you will have dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 4 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Day 4 takes you on a bird-watching safari experience in Rwenzori national park as you explore the lower slopes of the Rwenzori Mountain. During this Uganda birding tours expect to meet several of the 217 bird species that are found here such as Rwenzori turaco, blue-headed sunbird, Rwenzori turaco, regal sunbird, Kivu ground thrush, dusky and shelly’s crimson wing, Rwenzori batis, handsome francolin, dwarf honey jar, Rwenzori nightjar. After about 5-6 hours of pure birding joy, return to Kasese for a brief relaxation then transfer to Queen Elizabeth.

Day 5 wake up early in the morning and enjoy a nice breakfast. After which you get to embark on an wild drive following numerous tracks that lead you on a birding adventure  enjoy a one in the world Uganda birding safari session which puts in prime position to view several of 600 bird species that are seen hovering in the skies of Queen Elizabeth National Park like Chapin flycatchers, like African finfoot, African hobby, shoebill stork, black bee-eater, papyrus gonolek, Caspian plover, great blue turaco, common sand martin, great white pelican, pink backed pelican, red chested sunbird. The end of this activity culminates the end what has been a busy Uganda wildlife safari tours day with incessant wonders. Retreat back to your already booked lodge and have a fine lunch treat. In the afternoon transfer to the Mweya jetty for a relaxing boat cruise over the Kazinga channel. This gives you the best chance to view the various water animals that live here like the numerous schools of hippos and the jaw-dropping and enormous Nile crocodiles. Expect to have a bird watching safari Uganda spectacle as this channel in rich with a variety of waterbird species. After this boat cruise, enjoy an evening game drive around the channel while following the channel track. Finally, make your to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 6 of the 8 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari with Wildlife: This day is quite relaxed as you get to wake up a bit late at around 8:00 am and have breakfast, after which you get to the checkout of the lodge for another round of birding adventure.  After 2-3 hours of exploring queen Elizabeth scouring for birds, kick start your journey to Lake Mburo which takes you on a road adventure of about 3-hour journey covering about 190km. this road trip is interlude with a lunch break at Igongo cultural center where you get to enjoy a spectacular locally inspired cuisine that is mainly composed of local foods. On arrival to Lake Mburo, enjoy an evening game drive in the savanna plains of Lake Mburo National Park and this puts you in position to meet several of the wild game here such as the Burchell zebras, elands, giraffes which you didn’t encounter while in queen Elizabeth a few days back. On arrival to Lake Mburo you have liberty to choose to stay in any of the several Uganda safari accommodations in Lake Mburo national park which come in various types for example luxury lodges in Lake Mburo like Mantana Tented Camp, Mihingo Lodge Mid-range lodges in Lake Mburo like Lake Mburo Safari Lodge, Arcadia Cottages Lake Mburo Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Safari Lodge and if you’re looking for relatively cheap budget lodges in Lake Mburo you can visit Eagle Nest Camp, Rwonyo Safari Camp.

Birds in Lake Mburo National Park UgandaDay 7 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: Kick off the 7th day of this safari Uganda with an early morning breakfast then engage in a birding session which gives you an opportunity to sight several of the 350 bird species that are found here like from shoebill stork, African finfoot, white winged warbler, crested francolin, barefaced go away bird, brown parrot, emerald spotted wood dove, Nubian woodpecker, lilac breasted roller, southern red bishop, black billed barbet, yellow throated long claw. Have a lunch break then finalize the day with an evening session.

Day 8 of the 8 Days Uganda Birding Safari with Wildlife: This is a relaxed day as it kicks off with a relaxed breakfast at around 08:00am. Checkout of the lodge and transfer to one of the communities adjacent to Lake Mburo and engage in a cultural encounter with the Ankole people who will take you through their cultural and social life aspects which include milking, cattle herding, you will meet the long horned Ankole cattle that is a highly cherished by the Banyakole given its cultural sentimental value attached to these cows. After this cultural safari commence your journey back to Kampala.

Some of theother  Uganda safari attractions in Lake Mburo National ParkUganda /tourist attractions in lake Mburo national park will definitely allure your attention are the numerous Burchels 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 safaris 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. How to get to Lake Mburo National Park? Getting to Lake Mburo National park shouldn’t a worry to you as it lies only 250km or 3 hours journey from Kampala city Uganda’s capital.

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