4 Days Birding In Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 Days Birding In Queen Elizabeth National Park

Uganda is among the most well-known birding destination in the whole of Africa. It has a diversity of bird species a number of which are not easily spotted in any other part of the African continent. There are several birding destinations within the country and these have made Uganda certainly one of the finest birding paradises. There are more than 1010 bird species all of which you certainly enjoy on a Uganda safari.

This 4 days safari trip will allow you explore Queen Elizabeth national Park, a beautiful park with birds of all species you may not have seen elsewhere.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth national park 

Day 2: Bird watching safari to Ishasha and Kyambura Gorge

Day 3: Bird watching safari to Kasenyi Trail and Maramagambo forest

Day 4: Bird watching safari to Kazinga channel

Day 1
Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth national park

Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park, we meetyou at your hotel,brief and start the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We shall have a stop at the Equator where you will perform a simple experiment water tropical balance, have a look at the traditional drums and crafts being made, and thereafter proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a park known to boast the highest bio-diversity ratings of any game park in the worlds with habitats to include; lakes, forest, savannah grassland as well as wetlands.

Meals and accommodation are provided for at Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge and Simba Safari Lodge (FB).

Day 2
Day 2: Bird watching safari to Ishasha and Kyambura Gorge

Enjoy breakfast and go for a whole day game and bird watching drive to the Ishasha and Kyambura Gorge where you have high chances of seeing the Harlequin and Blue Quails, Small (Common) Buttonquail, African Crake, White winged Warbler, Martial Eagle, African Skimmer, Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl, Papyrus Gonolek, Amur Falcon, Ovampo Sparrow hawk, Lowland Akalat, Greater and Lesser Flamingo, Black Bee-eater, Caruthers’s Cisticola, Terek Sandpiper, Secretary Bird, and Temminck’s Courser. Besides birds you can also see mammals like African Elephant, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Lion, Ugandan Kob, Side-striped Jackal, Baboons, Chimpanzees, Bush and Water Bucks, Warthogs, Giant Forest Hogs to mention but a few. Meals and accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge and Simba Safari lodge (FB).

Day 3
Day 3: Bird watching safari to Kasenyi Trail and Maramagambo forest

Enjoy breakfast and go for a morning game drive to the Kasenyi trail and Shoebill wetland with packed lunch. After lunch drive to Maramagambo Forest and check out the Yellow-bellied and Jameson’s Wattle-eyes, Black Bee-eater, Brown and Grey-chested Illadopsis, Shinning Blue Kingfisher, Brown-eared Woodpeckers, Narina Trogon, Least Honey guide, Grey Greenbul, Brown-chested Alethe, and the African Fin foot. The trail through the forest leads past a bat cave; you may see pythons too. Meals and accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge and Simba Safari Lodge (FB).

Day 4
Day 4: Bird watching safari to Kazinga channel

After breakfast, take a boat trip and do bird watching along the Kazinga Channel till late morning. Kazinga Channel links Lakes George and Edward; during the launch cruise we expect to meet groups of African Skimmers, Striated Heron, African Spoonbill, African Crake, Water Thick-knee, and Three-banded Plover, Marsh Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Grey-headed Gull, Plain Martin, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Collard Planticoles, Yellow-billed Ox-pecker and many others. have lunch at the Lodge; and by afternoon transfer to Kampala which marks the end of the tour.

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