Uganda Birding Tour

This Safari is specifically designed for birders who are interested in tracking mountain gorillas in Uganda plus exploring endemic bird species of the Albertine Rift and Highland areas.

This Safari is specifically designed for birders who are interested in tracking mountain gorillas in Uganda plus exploring endemic bird species of the Albertine Rift and Highland areas.

Trekking up the hillside to view a family of gorillas, nestled in casual frolicking, play, is a fascinating once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Destinations

This Particular Uganda Birding holiday takes you to some of the country’s finest and most diverse birding sites including Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park – famous for world’s endangered mountain Gorillas and a high number of albertine rift endemics; Lake Mburo National Park; Murchison Falls National park; Semliki Forest for the lowland forest species and Congo biome species; Mabamba Shoebill wetland – only reliable site for the iconic shoebill; Budongo Forest providing prime forest birding; Queen Elizabeth Conservation area (hosts the highest number of biodiversity than any other national nature reserve in Africa); Kibale Forest National Park  which holds 13 primate species including the Chimps, and a considerable number of albertine rift endemics; and many others.

The tour will likely cover a multitude of habitats from lush rainforest, wild savannahs, dry acacia forests, to wetlands some with papyrus Reed beds and others with open water.

The scenery is varied and arguably some of the finest in all of Africa. This tour will likely give a chance to see more than 400 species of birds, and the mammal experience will be great enough with chances for about 50 species, including elephants, zebras, lions, and leopard, Hippo, Crocodile etc

We shall be in company of our best bird guides with the help of a superb network of other on-site guides in the respective destinations.

Many of the high-altitude areas we'll visit on this trip will be chilly (10-18 °C, 50-65°F). The terrain is rugged and walkways can be very slippery. You are hereby advised to carry warm layered clothing, rain gear and hiking shoes (jungle boots) to negotiate the slippery surfaces.

Accommodation

Accommodations on this trip have been carefully selected. They are in the midrange category and are clean, comfortable with ensuite rooms. With the exception of Vanilla Lodge and Bwindi community Camp; all the hotels and lodges serve both local and continental dishes, have well stocked bars and a few have recreation facilities to help you relax after long journeys and long hours in the field. Most of them are strategically located in areas where we shall only be separated from the wild life by the wall; we shall have an opportunity to hear buzzes of insects, birds and while you are outside your rooms, occasional visitors will mostly amaze you!

Price

Two Persons - US$5,340 each participant sharing accommodation

Four – Six Persons – US$4,450 each Participant sharing accommodation

Single Room Supplement - US$780

 

Detailed Itinerary. pdf

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