WACTHING UGANDA 14 days/13 nights
Arrive at Entebbe international Airport and transfer to your Hotel, depending
on time you can bird Entebbe area overnight Hotel.
Bird the botanical gardens
for Orange weaver, Slender-billed weaver, Northern brown-throated weaver,
a variety of sunbirds, Herons and many other birds afternoon transfer
to Lutembe beach take a hand paddled boat for a variety of water birds
Morning drive to Mabamba swamp for the Shoebill Stork and other water
birds after which drive to Lake Mburo Lunch and birding enroute e.g. at
Kaaku swamp for the Rufous-bellied Heron, Lesser Jacana, Lesser Moorhen
and a variety of water birds overnight Hotel.
Morning birding and mammal watching, bird the grassland for the Brown-chested
Plover (this is there between June and December), Red-faced Barbet, here
we shall have the chance to see the Zebra, Eland, Topis, Impalas and some
other game, afternoon go for a boat ride in search for the African Finfoot
overnight Hotel in Mbarara.
Travel to Bwindi national park birding enroute, drive straight to Ruhizha
birding the “Neck” for Black Bee-eaters, Bronze Napped Pigeon,
Many coloured Bush shrike overnight Institute Guest House.
Trek to Mubwindi swamp for the Green Broadbill, Grauer’s Rush Warbler,
Purple-breasted, Blue headed and Regal Sunbirds evening drive to Buhoma
overnight Hotel. FB
Bird Buhoma for Handsome Francolin, Rufous-chested Fluff tail, Olive Long-tailed
Cuckoo, Red-chested Owlet, Neumann’s Warbler and many other birds
An early morning trek into the forest led by experienced trackers for
Mountain Gorillas. You will be within a meter and spend some time amongst
them returning to your hotel overnight.
Drive to Queen Elizabeth National
park birding enroute, arriving for an afternoon boat ride on Kazinga Channel
believed to host the largest concentration of Hippos in Africa, a variety
of migrant birds, Crocodiles overnight Hotel.
Morning game drive through the Kasenyi track and Kob mating grounds in
search for savanna birds like the Temminck’s Courser, Martial Eagle,
Rupell’s Griffon Vulture e.t.c, and mammals like the lions, Elephants,
Buffalo, Hyena, Giant Forest Hogs, and other game afternoon game drive
to the Crater region overnight Hotel.
Drive to Fort portal birding enroute, afternoon swamp walk for papyrus
endemics overnight Hotel
Morning chimp tracking and birding Kibale Forest for the African and Green-breasted
Pittas and a variety of forest species afternoon drive back t Kampala
An early morning drive to Mabira Forest, bird the whole day for sunbirds,
Weavers, Apalis, Forest Wood Hoopoe and a variety of other forest species
overnight Hotel in Jinja.
After breakfast bird Mabira Forest, depending on your flight afternoon
transfer to the airport for you Flight, end of trip.