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Uganda Birding & Gorilla Tracking Tour

This Birding & Gorilla Tracking Tour is designed for the birders who are also interested in tracking the gorillas within Uganda. You will explore bird species of the Albertine and the highland areas. You will trek up the hillside in order to view a family of the gorillas which are nestled in casual, frolicking life time experience.

The company guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
Then dinner and overnight at Entebbe Resort Beach Hotel, Lindsay Cottages or Sophie’s Motel.

You will transfer to mabamba swamp after having your breakfast. You will search for birds which include; Great Blue Turacco,Hadada Ibis,Red-headed Lovebird,Long-toed Lapwing, Papyrus Gonolek, Blue Swallow, Hermakop, Pigmy Goose, Yellow-billed Duck, Winding Cisticola, and Blue-breasted Kingfisher. Then later will later proceed to Lake Mburo national park; where you will bird in the evening. Some of the bird species you will view include; Bare-faced Go away Bird,Taboracisticola,Red-faced Barbet,Green-backed woodpecker,Lilac-breasted Roller,White-backed Scrub Robin,Ruppel’s Long-tailed Starling,Black-headed Oriole, Bateleur,Common Bulbul, Brown Parrot,Grey Hornbill,Coqui Francolin,White-backed and Ruppel’s Griffon Vultures,Black-lored,White-headed,Spot-flanked Barbets,Tropical Boubou,Fork-tailed Drongo.

More of the birds include; the Greater Blue-eared Starling,White-browed Coucal,Emerald-spotted Wood Dove,African Moustached,Arrow-marked Babblers,Mariqua Sunbird,Common Scimitar bill,and Sulphur-breasted Bush Shrike, Black-headed Gonolek, Northern Brubru, Trilling and TaboraCisticolas, White-winged Tit, Golden-breasted Bunting, ChinspotBatis, Red-headed Weaver, Double-toothed Barbet, Green-capped Eremomela, and Buff-bellied Warbler.

Then dinner and overnight at Mihingo Lodge, Arcadia Cottages or Mantana Tented Camp.

You will have a full day transfer to Kisoro.

Then dinner and overnight at Tourist Hotel or any other choice of accommodation.

This park is the smallest park in Uganda. It has got many species of birds and some of them include; the Cape Robin-chat,Dusky Turtle Dove,Bronze Sunbird,Black-headed Waxbill, Brown-crowned Tchagra, and Streaky Seedeater . As you encounter the bamboo belt, you will view birds which include; Cinnamon Bracken Warbler,White Starred Robin,Handsome Francolin, Kivu Ground Thrush and Greater Double collard Sunbird, Rwenzori Batis,Rwenzori Turcaco,Archer’s Robin Chat, Shelly’s Dusky Crimson wing, Olive Pigeon, Black headed waxbill, Western Green Tinker bird,Cape Robin,Malachite Sunbird, and many more birds. Then from there, you will cross to the moorland where you will view more species of birds including; red pokers and the scarlet tufted sunbirds.

Finally have dinner and overnight at the same accommodation.

Bwindi impenetrable national park has got many bird species which include; Mountain Wagtails,African Black Duck,Mountain and Augur buzzards,Ayres’s Hawk-Eagle,Brown-necked Parrot,Rufous-chested Sparrow hawk,Black-billed Turacco,Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo,White-headed Wood-hoopoe,Western Tinker bird,Olive Woodpecker, Thick-billed, Least,Dwarf honey-guides,Black Saw-wing,Gray Cuckoo-shrike,Eastern Mountain, Honey guide, Red-tailed, Shelley’s and Yellow-streaked Greenbuls.

Gorilla tracking tour in Bwindi and birding

Furthermore they include; Olive Thrush, White-starred Robin, Stripe-breasted Tit, Mountain and the beautiful Gray-chested Illadopsis, African Hill Babbler ,Ruwenzori,Black-faced,Chestnut-throated Apalises,Red-faced Woodland-Warbler,White-tailed Blue-Flycatcher,Yellow-eyed Black-Flycatcher,Mountain Sooty Boubou,the rare Lagden’sBushshrike,Black-tailed Oriole,Sharpe’s Starling,Ruwenzori Batis, Strange Weaver, and Oriole Finch. Other bird species which are located in the park include; the purple breasted sunbird, blue headed and the regal sun birds, Dusky, red faced and the Shelley’s crimson wings.

Then finally dinner and overnight at Trekker’s Tavern or Ruhija Campsite.

You will drive to Buhoma through the Neck; birding around its margins. The bird list here has over 347 species and some of them include; the African green broadbill, the chapin’s flycatcher and the Shelly’s crimson wing among others. They are all distributed within the forest.

Then finally dinner and overnight at Community Bandas, Gorilla Resort or Bwindi View Guest House or Engagi Lodge.

You will have breakfast at the Lodge, then assemble for briefing at the head quarters. After, proceed to the park to enjoy your experience. Spending time with these primates is so amazing and rewarding at the same time. This activity takes 1 to 8 hours and you will have an opportunity to meet these gentle giants and be part of their families and group members. You will also see some bird species as you track the mountain gorillas.

And finally dine and overnight a lodge

You will have breakfast at the Lodge and with your packed lunch, you will enter the forest. Once there, you will see many species of birds which include;Pale-breasted,African Hill-Babbler,Black-faced,Red-throated Ale the, African Broadbill, and Mountain Illadopsis, , Black-throated and Mountain Masked Apalises, Banded Prinia and the handsome Black-faced Rufous-Warbler. The other species of birds also include;Cabanis’, Elliot’s and Tullberg’s Woodpeckers, Dusky-blue, Toro Olive, Shelley’s and the strange Grauer’s Warbler and White-browed Crombec, Ansorge’s Greenbuls, Yellow-eyed Black, Ashy Cassin’s Grey Flycatchers.

In addition to the above you will see; the, Chapin’s and Chin-spot and Rwenzori Batis, Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher, Dusky Tit, Blue-throated Brown, Blue-headed, Northern Double-collared White-bellied Crested-flycatcher,Sooty Boubou, and Grey-headed Sunbirds, Pink-footed Puff back, Mackinnon’s Fiscal, Doherty’s Bush-shrike. The rare Jameson’s Ant-pecker may also been seen probing under moss on dead branches or gleaning warbler-like in the canopy along with Strange, Brown-capped and Black-billed Weavers. Overhead, Scarce Swifts forage over the forest. Birding at Buhoma is a truly magical experience. Other wildlife that we may be fortunate enough to find here include; the huge Yellow-backed Duiker, GuerezaColobus, L’Hoest’s, Chimpanzee Blue and Red-tailed monkeys, and several species of squirrels including Carruthers’ Mountain, Ruwenzori Sun Fire-footed Rope, and Red-legged Sun Squirrel.

You will have breakfast, then after you will bird as you travel back to Kampala or Entebbe.

And finally, dinner and overnight at Lake Victoria Hotel or Lindsay Cottages.

End of Safari with Love Uganda Safaris

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PLOT 1490, GAYAZA ROAD
OFF KUBBIRI ROUNDABOUT

KAMPALA UGANDA

What is included in this safari:

  • Gorilla permit
  • 4 WD Vehicle – with a pop – up roof for game viewing
  • A professional English speaking Driver guide
  • Entrance fees to the park
  • Free Wi-Fi internet in the vehicle
  • All ground transportation and fuel
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • All activities / service as per itinerary
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Exclusions of the safari:

  • Visas
  • International air fares
  • Activities / services not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks / wines
  • Laundry and any service of personal nature
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