8 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING AND BIRDING SAFARI

Tailored Gorilla Tracking Trip


Day 1: Birding Safari Entebbe
Join us on this exciting 8 days birding safari in Uganda. An exceptional birding destination, Uganda is one of Africa’s premier birding and wildlife locations, with varied habitats protecting a plethora of quality bird and mammal species, special the Shoebill stork.
Day 2: Entebbe to Lake Mburo National Park
After an early breakfast, birding at mabamba is productive. Drive to Lake Mburo National Park with several stopovers to catch up with the barefaced go away bird, Brown chested plover, crowned plover, wattled lapwing, southern red bishop, Variable Sunbird, African harrier hawk, larks and many more species. Enjoy the free songs of the morning dove, deidrick cuckoo, grey-capped warbler and black-headed weaver. Park.
Dinner and overnight at Rwakobo Rock Lodge or similar midrange Lodge.
Day 3: Lake Mburo National park.
Morning boat cruise at Lake Mburo national park will reward you with a face to face encounter with the flora and fauna of the lake. You will also see many animals that come to the water especially in the dry season. You will also see many hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, buffaloes, and over 3 types of otters that are found in this lake. Also when it comes to the birds, you will view the malachite kingfishers, African Fish eagles, blue headed weavers, the brown chested lapwing, lilac breasted roller, black bellied bustard, helmet guinea fowl, coqui francolin, rufous napped lark, vultures, eagles, kites and many more.
Day 4: Mburo to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national Park
After the morning breakfast and drive through Kabale Town as you proceed to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. Stop over for lunch on the way as you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the lush vegetation of Kigezi hills and proceed the home of the mountain Gorillas. Several bird species are seen through the entire journey on your way to bwindi National park.
Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable forest national Park
Early in the morning report to the park headquarters for briefing and go to the impenetrable forest for Gorilla tracking the most exciting tour activity in Uganda. On finding the gorilla family, you will spend one hour watching the Gorillas as they go on with their daily activities. Return to the lodge for lunch and have a guided birding trip in the afternoon in the forest.
Return to the lodge for Dinner and over night
Day 6: Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an early morning breakfast drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for another exciting birding experience. The park was Classified as an Important Birding Area (IBA) by Birding International, Queen’s great variety of habitats mean it is home to over 600 bird species. Key species include the Martial Eagle, Black-rumped Buttonquail, African Skimmer, Chapin’s Flycatcher, Pinkbacked Pelican, African Broadbill, Verreaux’s Eagle Owl, Black Bee-eater, White-tailed Lark, White-winged Warbler, Papyrus Gonolek, Papyrus Canary, Corncrake, Lesser and Greater Flamingo, Shoebill, Bar-tailed Godwit. Don’t miss these birding hot spots, Kazinga Channel, Kasenyi Area, Mweya Peninsula, Maramagambo Forest, Inshasha Sector, Lake Kikorongo, Katunguru Bridge area and Katwe Area Tours. You will enjoy birding as you connect to queen Elizabeth National Park through the Inshasha Sector.
Dinner and Over night
Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Boat cruise at the kazinga Channel for another exciting moment. The Kazinga Channel harbors a huge population of hippos and crocodiles. On a typical hot day, the banks attract a profusion of big game, that come to drink, cool off, shower & eat the fresh grass along the channel. Elephants, Buffaloes, Monitor Lizards, Antelopes are common, while the predators like Lions, Leopards, Hyenas do appear but briefly, mainly for a drink. This boat trip will offer you a chance to see all these creatures. 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.
Day 8: Departure back to Entebbe