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7 Days Uganda Birding Safari

This trip takes you to some of Uganda’s Birds important areas, the Uganda’s birders’ paradise! This Uganda safari will journey you to the great Queen Elizabeth National Park as well as Lake Bunyonyi which are all perfect bird watching destinations.
Day 1: Entebbe-Kampala
Meet our guide at the airport, transfer to a hotel in the capital Kampala. With early arrival, visit UWEC in the afternoon which is habitat to caged animals plus more than 170 bird species among which are seven weaver species like the uncommon northern-Masked Weaver plus Orange Weaver. Dinner and overnight at Cassia Lodge which overlooks the shoes of Lake Victoria. Meal plan: H/B
Day 2: Kampala-Queen Elizabeth National Park
Breakfast; depart to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Stop by the Ugandan equator to take photographs and buy some souvenirs. Lunch in the town of Mbarara we go on to the Uganda’s southwest towards the stunning Western Rift Valley. En-route game drive in the evening before checking-in at your accommodation within the park. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge/Katara lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge or Enganzi lodge/Bush Lodge. Meal plan: F/B
Day 3: Game drive & Boat ride
Dawn game drive via the northern region of this park. The park offers exceptional game viewing however it also offers a lot for birders. Drive through the large open grass plains which are habitat to huge flocks of Abdims as well as White Stork and the amazing Saddle-Billed Stork particularly in the migratory season. Raptors common among which are the Brown-Snake Eagle, Bateleur, Marsha Eagle, Walberg’s Eagle, Grey Kestrel and African-harrier-hawk. After lunch we take an exciting boat launch to see hundreds of hippopotami, elephants plus several migratory birds, like the Grey-headed Gulls, African-skimmers, White-winged black-Terns, Pink & white -Backed Pelicans, Mourning Dove and the Water Dikkops among others. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B
Day 4: Queen-Lake Bunyonyi
Breakfast, head to the “Little Switzerland of Uganda” watching some wild animals and bird on the way out of the park. On arrival you will marvel at Lake Bunyonyi which is Uganda’s deepest lake located adjacent to the borders. On a clear day you will catch sight of the marvelously shaped volcano; Mt Muhavura. At the renowned “Lake-of-the-small-birds” transfer by motor boat to Bushara Island. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi resort/Heritage lodge/Jajama panorama lodge/Bushara Island Camp. Meal plan: F/B
Day 5: Lake Bunyonyi
Breakfast, hire a local canoe to explore several environ islands as you enjoy the prolific birdlife. Return for lunch after visit Mukoni Village for a Bird Walk. You will walk past tiny farms and pleasure in the impressive view as you search for various bird species. In general you may see close to 50 diverse bird species on this thrilling walk, among which will be the Swamp Flycatcher, African Hobby, Bronze-chested Sunbirds, Scarlet-chested, the White-head Saw-wing and Red-chested Sunbirds Black Kite. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B
Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi-Kampala
Breakfast, drive back to Kampala with en-route lunch on the way. Through the green beautiful countryside we arrive in capital Kampala. Dinner and overnight at Emin Pasha/Cassia Lodge. Meal plan: F/B
Day 7: Departure
Breakfast, city tour for splendid memories of the seven wonders of Kampala, lunch. Evening prepare to travel to the airport for your return flight back home. Meal plan: H/B and end of services.

The price will cost as quoted in the table below

Particulars 2 pax  4 pax 6 pax  8 pax 
Luxury US $ 2036 US$ 1540 US$ 1369 US$ 1284
Midrange US$ 1870 US$ 1383 US$ 1215 US$ 1131
Budget  US$ 1661 US$ 1201 US$ 1043 US$ 969

The package includes:
Airport transfers
Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
Transportation by safari vehicle
Boat ride
Game drive
Visit Lake Bunyonyi for birding
Kampala city tour
En-route lunches
The package excludes:
The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, Luxury drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigarettes and any other item not mentioned above.