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 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.
Day One: 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 stopovers looking out for certain bird species within 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 worthwhile on this birding route in Uganda.
Meal Plan: Fullboard
Drive Time: Approximately 4-5hours
Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock/Lake Mburo Safari Lodge
Day Two: 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 Three: 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 an extra cost
*You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)
*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
*Pre and post-tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
*Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
*Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry
*Drinking water while in the vehicle