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9 Days Uganda Birding & Wildlife Safari 2021/22: Birding Tour Uganda

9 Days Uganda Birding & Wildlife Safari, go Bird Watching & Wildlife Safari in Kibale Forest National Park & Queen Elizabeth National Park. 9 Days Uganda Birding & Wildlife Safari is your Best Tour in Uganda.

Trip Overview of the 9 Days Uganda Birding & Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Entebbe Botanical Gardens

Day 2: Kampala City Tour

Day 3: Transfer-Masindi

Day 4: Bird Watching

Day 5: Transfer-kibale

Day 6: Morning Forest Walk

Day 7: Transfer-Queen Elizabeth

Day 8: Game Drive-Queen Elizabeth

Day 9: Departure-Kampala

Detailed Itinerary of the 9 Days Uganda Birding & Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Entebbe Botanical Gardens

On arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you are picked up by a driver guide who transfers you to the Entebbe Botanical Gardens to enjoy Bird watching as you transfer through the forest vegetation. Watch various birds like orange tufted, red chested Sunbirds, orange weaver, slender-billed, Northern Brown –throated, yellow backed, Jackson’s Golden –backed etc. After proceed to check-in your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Cassia Lodge Buziga.

Day 2: Kampala City Tour

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to enjoy a City Tour visiting the various attractions like the King’s Palace in Bulange, Bahai Temple, Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Uganda Martrys’ Shrine, etc. You will have lunch en-route then later transfer back to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Cassia Lodge Buziga.

Day 3: Transfer to Masindi (Budongo)

In the morning after breakfast depart Kampala for Budongo forest in Masindi. You will be picked up by your driver guide with an enroute lunch stopover.  After your lunch, you will take a guided walk in the Nyabyeya region the best place to do a guided bird walk along the Royal mile which runs between Nyabyeya Forestry College and the research station. Dinner and overnight at Masindi Hotel / Nyabyeya Forestry College Guest House.

Day 4: Bird Watching

Bird watching UgandaAfter your breakfast you will set off for a whole day birding experience in Budongo Forest at the Royal mile area. You will carry packed lunch or have a picnic lunch in the forest. Expect to see birds that can not be found else where in East Africa but only in Budongo forest, the Guinea-Congo forest Biome and Yellow-footed Flycatcher. After Bird watching, proceed for Dinner and Overnight at Masindi Hotel.

Day 5: Transfer to Kibale National Park

You will transfer to Kibale National park after your breakfast. This day requires an early start with an enroute lunch stopover. Upon your arrival check in at your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Primate Lodge / Chimpanzee Guest house/Chimp’s nest

Day 6: Morning Forest Walk

In the morning after your breakfast you will go for a walk in the forest searching for birds. The walk will also reward you with primates like the red tailed monkeys, and baboons.  After your lunch take pleasure in a guided afternoon walk in the Bigodi wetland. This wetland walk will reward you with wetland endemics like the Masked Apalis, white headed wood hoopoe and many more.  Dinner and Overnight at Primate Lodge / Chimpanzee Guest house/Chimp’s nest

Day 7: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the morning right after breakfast you will drive to Queen Elizabeth national park a known home to over 60% of Uganda’s bird species which will indeed be a haven for your birding tour.
You will then check in your lodge to have lunch and there after go for a launch cruise on the Kazinga channel that will reward you with a sight of many water birds that may include the pink pelicans, king fishers, and many eagles. Dinner and Overnight at Hippo hill camp /Simba safari Camp/Jacana

Day 8: Game Drive

Today after your breakfast you will setoff for a whole day game drive in the park with your packed lunch. This drive will reward you with views of the aquatic birds rivaled those of the Nile. Possible sightings on this trip may include, 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. Dinner and overnight at Jacana/ Hippo Hill camp/ Simba Safari lodge.

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala

Today after your break fast leave the magnificent and diverse queen Elizabeth Park and drive back to Kampala. End your safari upon your arrival.