This 7 days’ safari will take you to the hot spots for birding in Uganda such at Kibale NP, Lake Mburo NP, Mabamba swamps and Queen Elizabeth National Park. It will take place in different bird habitants such as swamps, lakes, forest, savannah grasslands as you discover the birding paradise of Africa.

Day 1: Pick up from Kampala to Mabamba and transfer to Lake Mburo.

You will be picked from your hotel by our driver guide who is professional in birds after your breakfast, and be briefed about the 7 days birding safari in Uganda. You will right away start your safari to Mabamba wetlands with your packed lunch where you will spot rare birds such as shoebill stork, African Pygmy Goose, Squacco Heron, Winding Cisticola, malachite kingfisher, Goliath Heron and Black Crake among others in canoes.

You will later proceed to lake Mburo NP after a picnic lunch, check in the lodge have dinner and sleep to prepare for next tough day.

Accommodation option: Mihingo lodge / Arcadia lodge / Eagles’ nest lodge

Day 2: Game drive and Afternoon boat cruise on lake Mburo

After an early breakfast, you will be briefed by the park ranger and right away enter the wild to such for rare birds such as Brown Chested Plover, Buff Bellied Warbler, Green Capped Eremomela, Lesser Blue Eared Starling, Red Faced Barbet, Red Bellied Wood Hope.

Return to the lodge for lunch and after head for a boat cruise on Lake Mburo in search for White Backed and Black Crowned Night Herons, African fin foot, Giant Kingfisher among others. You will return to the lodge to relax, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options: Mihingo lodge / Arcadia lodge / Eagles’ nest lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Np and afternoon boat cruise

Wake up early in the morning and take breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park to catch up your afternoon boat cruise.

As you drive in the park you will view a number of attractions including animals such as African buffaloes, African elephants, antelopes, water bucks, among others but focus on the different bird species such as African spoonbill, African skimmer among others while on the boat cruise on kazinga channel that connects Lake Edward and Lake George, you will be able to watch birds like martial eagles, cormorants, pelicans, papyrus Gonolek, African skimmers, African spoonbill, kingfishers among others.

Accommodation option: Mweya Safari Lodge/Enganzi Lodge/Pumba Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale national park after a morning game drive

After your breakfast you will be guided by a park ranger and your driver guide for a game drive activity, where you will spot a number of animals such as lions, sported hyenas, elephants, buffalos, among others but you focus on the birds.

You will watch birds such as Rupell’s Griffon, Blue Quail Small, Lappet Faced Vulture, Verreaus’s Eagle Owl, Black-Headed Gonolek, Ovambo Sarrowhawk, Lesser Flamingo, Amur Falcon, Loland Okalat among others. Return to the lodge for lunch and later transfer to Kibale national park, check in a lodge have dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options: Crater safari lodge / Isunga lodge / Kibale forest camp.

Day 5: Birding in Kibale NP

Wake up to yet another beautiful day, have your breakfast and prepare for another fun of birding experience. Have your packed lunch with you and enter the forest and swamp for the whole day in search of rare bird species such as Green Breasted Pitta, The Great Blue Turaco, Cardinal Wood Pecker, African Broadbill, White Tailed Ant-Thrush, Green Backed Twin spot, Yellow-Ramped Tinker bird, Lesser, Dusky Long-Tailed Cuckoo, Red Chested Owlet, Gross Splendid, Thick-Billed Honeyguide among others. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options: Crater safari lodge / Isunga lodge / Kibale forest camp.        

Day 6: Transfer back to Kampala

Have a leisure breakfast at the lodge and transfer to Kampala. You will have a stopover Mubende for an Enroute lunch and stretching, later proceed to Kampala, check in the hotel, have dinner and relax.

Accommodation options: Skyz hotel/Mt Zion Hotel/Sunrise Hotel

Day 7: Birding in Entebbe and transfer to the airport.

In the morning after your breakfast, head to Uganda wildlife education center and Entebbe botanical gardens where you expect to see bird Like Olive Bellied, Green Throated Collard Sunbird, Black Headed Weavers, Yellow Backed and Golden Backed Weavers, Diederik Cuckoo, Ashy Flycatcher, Palm Nut Vulture, Ross’s and Great Blue Turaco, Lizard Buzzard, Green Crombie among other.

You will have your lunch at Entebbe botanical garden a drop off at Entebbe international airport making the end of the safari.