This 4 Days Uganda Bird Watching Safari takes you to enjoy birding in Murchison Falls National Park. This park is indeed a birding paradise in Uganda with over 451 bird species which include; Albertine rift endemic birds, water birds, and savannah birds. Enquire Now The safari combines bird watching experience with wildlife sighting including the Rhino trekking tours at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Game safaris and a boat trip to the bottom of the falls and to the Nile Delta for a chance to spot the rare shoebill bird. Other birds include Abyssinian Ground Hornbills, Nightjars, Marabou stork, Black headed lapwing, Back-bellied Bustard among others.
Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
You will be met by a Gorilla Adventure Tours tour guide who will pick you from your hotel or place of residence in Kampala and take you to Murchison Falls National Park for your birding experience. You may spot some bird species along the way including white-crested Turaco. You will have lunch in Masindi and then continue through Nakasongola to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. At the sanctuary you will receive a briefing from the ranger regarding the rhino project and then proceed to trek the sanctuary. After lunch, drive to the top of the Falls for Pel’s fishing Owl, Rock Pranticoles, Bat Hawk and a variety of Night Jars. Overnight and meals at Paraa Safari Lodge (High End) or Murchison River Lodge (Mid Range) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget). Meal Plan (Lunch, Dinner).
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park Tour
Morning cross with a ferry for a game drive to the Delta for the Shoebill stork and other water birds, animals like the Lion, Leopards, Giraffes, Oribis, Hartebeests, Elephants, to mention but a few. Afternoon boat ride to the bottom of the Falls where we shall see a variety water birds, schools of Hippos, Crocodiles and the magnificent falls at a close range on the second day game drives in the morning and afternoon. Overnight and meals at Paraa Safari Lodge (High End) or Murchison River Lodge (Mid Range) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget). Meal Plan (Lunch, Dinner).
Day 3: Another Day in Murchison Falls National Park
Full day dedicated for birding with a boat cruise along the Nile Delta. that takes you between 4-5hrs, this is one of the most interesting experiences in Murchison Falls National Park through the extensive papyrus delta through which the Victoria Nile flows into Lake Albert. Here again there are plenty of animals and birds to see with an excellent chance of seeing the rare Shoebill. The afternoon is spent relaxing at your Lodge. Overnight and meals at Paraa Safari Lodge (High End) or Murchison River Lodge (Mid Range) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget). Meal Plan (Lunch, Dinner).
Day 4: Murchison Falls – Kampala / Entebbe
Today is dedicated for a return journey back to Kampala with your lunch enroute. Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch).
End of the 4 Days Uganda Bird Watching Safari.
The 4 Days Uganda Bird Watching Safari includes:
- All ground Transportation by our safari vehicle & tour quide.
- All meals as per the itinerary.
- Game drive.
- Boat trips in Murchison Falls.
- Ziwa rhino trekking.
- En-route Lunches.
- Bottled drinking water.
- Birding experience.
- Full board accommodation as per the itinerary.
- Driver guides allowances.
Exclusions: The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, Alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.