12 Days Uganda Birds Safari


Kampala, Mabamba Swamp, Murchison falls, Kibale Forest, Fort Portal, Kazinga Chanel, Bwindi Impenetrable, Entebe.


12 Days

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala

Upon arrival at the Airport, you are met with our representative and transfer to your hotel
Meal plan: BB- Bed and Breakfast is only included.
Overnight at Lake Heights Hotel – BB
Overnight at Forest Cottages – BB

Day 2: Mabamba Swamp

Early breakfast and transfer to Mabamba Swamp, a large and accessible wetland on the shores of Lake Victoria. This is one of the best places to see the Shoebill Stork. In the afternoon we visit the BotanicalGardens in Entebbe to see many beautiful bird species.
Meals and overnight at  Nanjing Hotel

Day 3: Murchison Falls

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Birding in Kaniyo Pabidi (Budongo Forest) in the afternoon. Afterwards we proceed to Murchison falls and spend the night on the shores of the Nile.
Murchison Falls is one of the most beautiful national parks of Uganda. One of the main attractions is the Nile, with the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the whole Nile is forced through a narrow gorge and falls 60 meters. Expect to see elephants, giraffes, lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.
Meals and overnight at  Pakuba Lodge

Day 4: Murchison Falls

Early game drive in the morning to see the large animals of Africa and also for birding. In the afternoon we make a boat trip on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls. The boat is an ideal platform to make photos of the birds.
Meals and overnight at  Pakuba Lodge

Day 5: Murchison Falls

Early transfer to Budongo forest. Birding through the jungle. In the afternoon we drive to Hoima Town were we spend the night. Budongo Forest is also home of many butterflies and chimpanzees.
Meals and overnight at Hoima Cultural Lodge

Day 6: Kibale Forest

After breakfast we drive to Kibale Forest. You can make a walk through the forest around the lodge in the afternoon. It is also possible to make a night walk through the forest to see the animals of the night, like bush babies (both activities optional). Kibale Forest is a spectacular jungle, with 13 primate species! Including chimps, baboons, black and white colobus, red colobus, grey cheeked mangabey and L’Hoest monkey.
Meals and overnight at Kibale Guest Cottages

Day 7: Kibale Forest

Chimpanzee tracking in the morning or in the afternoon. Birding in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes (optional).
Meals and overnight at Kibale Guest Cottages

Day 8: Fort Portal

Birding in Kibale Forest and the area around it. Later transfer to fort portal for an overnight.
Meals and overnight at Rwenzori View Guest House

Day 9: Kazinga Channel – Bwindi Impenetrable

Drive to Kazinga Channel for a boat trip and birding on the lake. Later drive to Bwindi for overnight
Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the 2 places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!
Meals and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Day 10: Bwindi Impenetrable

Gorilla tracking!! Birding in the afternoon in Buhoma tracking area if time allows. (Bwindi National Park).
Meals and overnight at Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Day 11: Bwindi Impenetrable

Birding through the Neck area of Bwindi. In the afternoon drive to Ruhija (Mubwindi swamp) for birding. Later drive to your accommodation
Meals and overnight at Gorilla Mist Camp 

Day 12: Entebbe airport

After breakfast, You will transfer to the airport

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Price Includes

  • Personalised itinerary
  • Accommodation during the safari
  • Ground transportation using special safari
  • English speaking driver/guide.
  • Unlimited Game drives as Indicated on the Itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Meet-and-greet services
  • Mineral water during safari days
  • Gorilla Tracking permit

Price Excludes

  • Visas
  • Inoculations
  • Personal insurance
  • Airport taxes
  • Tips
  • Laundry and other personal expenses
  • Easter Supplements – Per person – $180.00
  • Christmas and New Yea Eve Supplements – Per person – $250.00

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