DAY 1: Kampala Birding Tour: Birding Uganda Zoo – Bird Watching Uganda Tour
Birdwatching starts in the morning and by the end of the day, you shall have met a big number of the 170 species of wild birds living in the Uganda Wildlife Education center. Here, expect to see the Giant Kingfisher, Swamp Flycatcher, Broad-billed Roller, Black-and-white Casqued Hornbill, Splendid Starling, Olive-bellied Sunbird, Orange Weaver, Vulturine and African Fish Eagle, Verreaux’s Eagle-owl, Red-chested Sunbird, Ross’s Turaco, Pied Hornbill, Crowned Hornbill, Open-billed Stork, Great Reed Warbler, Grey-caped Warbler, Sedge Warblers, the rare Northern Masked Weaver along with the Golden Backed, Black Necked, Northern Brown Throated, Grosbeak, different races of the Baglafecht Weavers, a number of flycatcher species such as the Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher, Lead colored, Pale Flycatcher, Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher, African-paradise flycatcher, African Blue Flycatcher among others. Should you be interested, you will also visit in the sewerage lagoons to see other bird species.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Protea hotel/Boma Hotel
DAY 2 Kampala Birding Tour: Bird Watching Uganda Mabamba Wetlands – Shoebill Uganda Tour
After breakfast, your birding experience at the Mabamba Swamps commences. Birding here is done canoeing on a big scale. A variety of species to be seen may include; The elusive Shoebill, White-faced Whistling-duck, Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Goliath Heron, Purple Heron, Common Squacco Heron, Long-toed Plover, African water Rail, Grey, and Black Headed Herons, Striated Heron, Pygmy Goose, Yellow Billed Duck, Black Crake, Swamp Moorhen, Allen’s Gallinule, African Jacana, Rufous-naped Lark, Flappet Lark, Mosque Swallow (monteiri race), Weyn’s Weaver, White Shouldered Tit, Sand Martin, Brown Snake-Eagle, Eurasian Hobby, Tropical Boubou, Striped Kingfisher, Common Stonechat, Little Bee-eater, Red-chested Cuckoo, Klass’s Cuckoo, Diedrick Cuckoo, White-browed and the Senegal Coucals, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird, Yellow White-eye, common and black-capped Waxbills among others. You could also see the Sitatunga, a swamp antelope, and much more wildlife.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
End of 2 Days birding around Kampala
The package includes
- Transportation by safari vehicle
- Entrance fees
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Driver allowances
The package excludes.
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like Airfare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills, and ciggs.