1 Day Samuka Island Birding Tour in Uganda

Are you an avid birder interested in watching the various bird species that inhabit the thick green forest vegetation around Uganda, Samuka Island should be on your list for it is a birders paradise with numerous species of birds that can be seen by all kinds of travelers from all over the globe.

Samuka Island is located about 40 minutes off the banks of River Nile and it requires one an hour’s drive from Kampala and only 5 minutes from Jinja Town to reach the Nile River.

Transfer to this Island to experience serenity, peace and relaxation to the fullest. There are numerous species of birds visitors from  all over the world can spot while on this amazing island so take on the package below to adventure the beautiful island to the fullest.

Detailed Itinerary

Birding in UgandaOn arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you are picked up by our company Driver Guide who transfers you for a Boat Cruise along River Nile to Samuka Island. The Island offers remarkable Bird Watching Tours to all travelers as they watch various bird species wandering around their natural forest vegetation habitat. Approximately 50 various species are watched here and these include; long tailed cormorants, egrets, etc.

How to Get to the Island

The Island can be accessed by boarding a boat from Rumours at the Source of the Nile in Jinja and the cruise offers you spectacular views at the waterfront setting, natural beauty.

Travelers can also use a boat from Masese and Jinja Sailing Club to the Island.

Dinner and Overnight at Kampala Serena Hotel or transfer to the Entebbe International Airport to board your flight back home.

  • Ground transportation
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Lunch
  • Bird watching Activity
  • Allowance of a knowledgeable English speaking guide
  • Airfare to Uganda,
  • Visas,
  • Accommodation,
  • cigarettes and personal expenses not listed in the program