5 Days Birding Tour in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Birding Tours in Uganda
Suitably located in the Western part of Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park is a very suitable Bird Watching Destination due to the remarkable Birding Adventures it offers to all birders around the world. Take on the 5 Days Birding Tour in Queen Elizabeth National Park to enjoy the best Bird watching Tours in Uganda.
Day 1: Arrival-Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 2: Birding-Maramagambo Forest
Day 3: Birding Kyambura Gorge
Day 4: Game Drive-Queen Elizabeth
Day 5: Departure-Kampala
Day 1: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park
On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you will be picked up by a company driver who will transfer you to Queen ELizabeth National Park to experience your bird watching Tour.
You will transfer for some hours and when you reach the park, you will embark on a Game Drive watching various wildlife animals like lions, elephants, buffalo, kobs, elands, small antelope, etc as well as birds of the air like Rupell's Griffon Vulture, Martial Eagle, Weavers, Common Squacco Heron, Glossy and Sacred Ibises. After the Drive, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight at Jacana safari lodge, Mweya Safari Lodge, Buffalo Safari Lodge.
Day 2: Bird Watching in Maramagambo Forest
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Head quarters where you will be distributed in groups so as to go bird watching along the various trails in Maramagambo Forest. With skilled guides you will transfer with your gadgets o watch various birds like the Scaly-Breasted Illaopsis, Snowy-headed Robin-Chat and Chestnut Wattle-Eye, Dark Capped Yellow Warbler, Fawn Breasted Waxbill, Black Headed Batis, Brubru and Sulphur Breasted Bush Shrike etc. After watching the birds you will transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Jacana Lodge, Hippo Hill camp, Simba Safari Lodge.
Day 3: Bird Watching in Kyambura Gorge
Wake up early have breakfast then transfer to the green forest to watch birds along the various trails in the forest and the birds you will watch include; Black Bee Eaters, Blue Breasted Kingfisher, Black and African Black Emerald Cuckoos, Speckled Tinker bird, green Hylia, Cormorants, Goliath Herous, Sacred Ibis and fish Eagles, White-spotted Fluftail etc.
You will watch some primates as well as you transfer along the trails and these include; Black and White Colobus, Chimpanzees, Vervet Monkeys and Olive Baboons. After the experience, return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and overnight at Jacana/ Hippo Hill camp/ Simba Safari lodge.
Day 4: Game Drive-Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Park to experience a Game Drive on which you will spot various wildlife animals as well as various bird species which include; the African Skimmer, Striated Heron, African Spoonbill, Water Thick-knee, Three-banded Plover, Marsh, Green, Wood and Common Sandpiper, Gray-headed Gull, Plain Martin, Lesser Swamp-Warbler and Yellow-billed Oxpecker and many others. Return to Jacana/ Hippo Hill camp/ Simba Safari lodge for dinner and an Overnight stay.
Day 5: Departure
After your breakfast you will go for birding near the airstrip and catch up with sightings of some bird’s species you might have missed out in your past days in the park. Thereafter depart from the park and drive back to Kampala with an en-route lunch stopover.
THIS SAFARI INCLUDES:
- Ground transportation
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Bird Watching Permits to be booked in advance
- Allowance of a knowledgeable English speaking guide
- Airfare to Uganda
- Cigarettes and personal expenses not listed in the program
The 5 Days Birding Tour in Queen Elizabeth Route Plan