Uganda Savannah Birding Safari

3 Days 2 Night

Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

Overview

This 3 Day Uganda Savannah Birding Safari will take you to Lake Mburo National Park, one of the most perfect parks in Uganda for a birding safari including wildlife. This park, the closest to Kampala is a real treasure to birders! The landscape is fabulous for bird watching. Bird through wetlands, lakes, savannah, rolling hills, acacia trees – all there providing the perfect habitat for a variety of birds. Over 313 different types of birds have been recorded in this park.

Tour Summary

  • You will visit Uganda
  • You will visit Lake Mburo National Park
  • Pre and post tour accommodation can be booked at an extra cost

Things To Consider

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • 3 Day Uganda Savannah Birding Safari
  • Tour can be customised
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival

  • You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

DAY 1: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

Today you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park via the Equator to start your 3 Day Uganda Savannah Birding Safari. You will have stops on the way as you sport several birds.As we transfer there will be numerous stop overs looking out for certain bird species with in there hardly missed localities. The Wolly-Necked Stork, Lilac Breasted Roller, Ruffaous Bellied Heron are among the birds of interest on this transfer. Stopping at the equator for photography and stretching up will be worthy while on this birding route in Uganda.

Meal Plan: Fullboard

Drive Time: Approximately 4-5hours

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock/Lake Mburo Safari Lodge


DAY 2: Birding in Lake Mburo National Park

Today you will have a walk in the trails with an armed park ranger as you identify various birds. After this we proceed for a game and birding drive which gives us higher chances of viewing mammals like the Zebras, Impalas, Elands, Topis, Buffaloes among others, as we do birding we focus our attention on the search for the Red Faced Barbet, Coqui Francolin, Brown Chested Plover, Tabora Cisticola, Lesser Blue Eared Starling, Buff Bellied Warbler, Red Headed Weaver, Black Shouldered Cuckoo Shrike, Sulpher Breasted Bush-shrike, Green Capped Eremomela, Bare faced Go-away-bird, Red Billed Wood Hope and more  acacia associated birds, in the afternoon we go for a boat ride in search for the African Finfoot, White Backed and Black Crowned Night Herons, Giant Kingfisher etc back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Full board

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock/Lake Mburo safari Lodge


DAY 3: Morning drive through the Park as you head out to drive back to Entebbe to end your trip

Today after breakfast you will have a drive through the park as spot other birds that you might have missed and later drive back to Entebbe/Kampala to end your 3 Day Uganda Savannah Birding Safari. There are good spots and we look out mostly for species that were missed where the Papyrus gonolek might be among.

Meal Plan: Lunch

Drive Time: Approximately 5-6hours

End of Tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

 

COST PER PERSON SHARING

PersonsDatePrice per person
1 PersonAny dateUSD900.00
2 PersonsAny dateUSD490.00
3 PersonsAny dateUSD470.00
4 PersonsAny dateUSD450.00
5 PersonsAny dateUSD440.00
6 PersonsAny dateUSD440.00

Lodge Options

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

Route Map

STANDARD: 4X4 SAFARI VAN

Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people

UPGRADE: 4X4 LUXURY SAFARI LANDCRUISER

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

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