Uganda Birding Tour

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  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Entebbe, Uganda
  • Ends Entebbe, Uganda
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit Uganda's best birdwatching destinations with expert local guides
  • Track gorillas in Bwindi National Park
  • Enjoy a safari and birdwatching excursion in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Although mountain gorillas and chimpanzees are Uganda's main draws, this safari destination is also well-known for the thousand bird species which call the country home and the easy access to birdlife, making the country one of Africa’s best birdwatching regions.

This tour begins in the town of Entebbe, from which you'll traverse south and west through Uganda’s savannahs, forests, woodlands, swamps, highlands, rivers and lakes. Important habitats to visit along the route include Mabamba Swamp, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale Forest, Lake Mburo, Mabira, Jinja and Bwindi.

Keep your eyes peeled for the vibrant feathers of the green-breasted pitta, the crooked smiles of shoebills and the majestic crests of the gray-crowned cranes, Uganda's national bird. What's more, Lake Mburo is the only place in Africa where you can easily see the aquatic African finfoot.

Yet, Uganda's birds are only half the story. In Kibale's Queen Elizabeth National Park, you'll observe chimpanzees, elephants, lion and buffalo. In Bwindi's Impenetrable Forest, you'll encounter the endangered mountain gorilla, while plains of long-horned cattle can be found in Ankole.

Uganda is the perfect wildlife-watching destination for serious ornithologists and birding enthusiasts. Start designing your dream birding itinerary for Uganda today, with the help of our African travel specialists.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe
  • Day 2: Mabamba Swamp, Kibale Forest
  • Day 3: Birding in Kibale Forest
  • Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 5: Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 7: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 8: Birding in Bwindi
  • Day 9: Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 10: Game Drives and Birding around Lake Mburo
  • Day 11: Transfer to Mabira Forest
  • Day 12: Transfer to Jinja
  • Day 13: Departure from Uganda
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private airport transfers
  • Activities and transport as mentioned in full itineary
  • Gorilla trekking permits
  • National Park fees
  • Private tours and wildlife watching excursions with local guides and wildlife experts
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance & visas
  • Optional activities
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CANCELLATION

20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

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A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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