Uganda Savannah Birding Safari


Uganda Savannah Birding Safari

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 landscapeis fabulous for birdwatching. Bird through wetlands, lakes, savannah, rolling hills, acacia trees–all thereproviding the perfect habitat for a variety of birds. Over 313 different types of birdshave been recorded in this park.

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    DAY 1: Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

    Today you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park via the Equator to start your 3 DayUganda Savannah Birding Safari. You will have stops on the way as you sport severalbirds.As we transfer there will be numerous stop overs looking out for certain birdspecies with in there hardly missed localities. The Wolly-Necked Stork, Lilac BreastedRoller, Ruffaous Bellied Heron are among the birds of intereston this transfer. Stopping at the equator for photography and stretching up will be worthy while on this birdingroute in Uganda. MealPlan: Fullboard DriveTime: Approximately 4-5hours Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock/Lake Mburo Safari Lodge

    DAY 2: Birding in Lake Mburo National Park

    Todayyouwillhaveawalkinthetrailswithanarmedparkrangerasyouidentifyvariousbirds.After this we proceed for a game and birding drive which gives us higherchances of viewing mammals like the Zebras, Impalas, Elands, Topis, Buffaloes amongothers, 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, SulpherBreasted Bush-shrike, Green Capped Eremomela, Bare faced Go-away-bird, Red BilledWood Hope and moreacacia associated birds, in the afternoon we go for a boat ride insearch for the African Finfoot, White Backed and Black CrownedNight Herons, GiantKingfisher etc back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. MealPlan: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 youmight have missed and later drive back to Entebbe/Kampala to end your 3 Day UgandaSavannah Birding Safari. There are good spots and we look out mostly for species thatwere missed where the Papyrus gonolek might be among. MealPlan:Lunch DriveTime:Approximately 5-6hours  

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