6 Days Bird watching Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

6 Days 5 Nights
  • 6 days birding safari ishasha sector
  • 6 days birding safari kasenyi track
  • 6 days birding safari kyambura
  • 6 days birding safari to uganda in mweya penisula
  • 6 days birding safari Botanical gardens
  • 6 days birding safari in mweya penisula
  • 6 days birding safari uganda kazinga channel

Description

Queen Elizabeth National Park is a birding destination with remarkable diversity with 606 species, the park has the highest concentration of birds in Africa with its key birding spots in Kasenyi Area, Mweya Peninsula, Kazinga Channel, Maramagambo Forest, Ishasha Sector, Lake Kikorongo, Katunguru Bridge area Ishasha Sector, and Katwe Area Tours. Its population also includes 11 recorded species of global concern. This tour is available throughout the year and it is done with help of our expert bird watching safari guides. This safari also includes a wildlife tour in Queen Elizabeth national where a lot will be enjoyed like the tree climbing lions adventure in the Ishasha sector, game viewing along Kazinga channel boat cruise, and Kasenyi sector. Key bird species include Nahan’s francolin, Masked Apalis, Western Nicator, Blue-breasted Kingfisher, Brown Illadopsis, Blue-headed Sunbird, Crowned Eagle, Black Bee-eater, Ruwenzori Apalis, Northern bearded scrub-robin, Scaly-breasted Illadopsis, Dusky Crimsonwing, Black dwarf and Red-billed dwarf, Greenbuls Eastern bearded, Sassi’s olive and Simple greenbuls, Red-eyed Puffback, Yellow-throated Nictor, Grant’s bluebill, and Black-winged Oriole, Lowland akalat, the Western bronze-naped pigeon, Piping Hornbill, Rufous-sided broadbill, Yellow-throated Cuckoo, Xavier’s greenbul, Capuchin babbler, Red-billed helmet-shrike, Crested malimbe, Pale-fronted ant pecker, and many more.

6 Days Bird watching Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park Highlights;

  • Birding Tour at Entebbe Botanical Gardens or Uganda Wildlife Education Center
  • Birding Tour at Mweya Penisula in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Birding Boat Cruise on Kazinga Chanel In Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Whole Day Birding Kasenyi Track in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Birding Ishasha Sector In Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Birding Kyambura Gorge In Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Wildlife viewing on the Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Wildlife viewing on the Boat Cruise along Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Tree Climbing lions Expedition in Ishasha Sector
  • Road trip Adventure through the plains of Uganda
  • Equator line Experience in Uganda

 

 

The tour includes:

  • English speaking birding Safari Guide
  • Park entrance fees
  • Transportation in 4×4 tourists’ vehicle
  • All accommodation
  • All meals
  • Drinking water on board

The tour excludes;

  • International flight tickets
  • Insurance fees

Itinerary

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Day 1: Bird watching Arrival and Transfer to the Hotel

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you are received by your bird watching safari guide and transfer to the Hotel, and have a briefing about 6 days bird watching safari to Queen Elizabeth national park. Depending on your arrival time, we bird Uganda Wildlife Education Centre or Entebbe botanical gardens.
Meal plan: Dinner
Accommodation: Boma Entebbe.

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Day 2: Bird watching Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park

After early morning breakfast, we transfer to the home of 606 bird species. We shall have a stopover at the equator line and Mbarara town for lunch. Along the way, we shall have several stops possibly to encounter a number of bird species hence arriving late in Queen Elizabeth national park.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Elephant Hab Lodge or Equivalent

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Day 3: Birding at Mweya Peninsular and Kazinga Channel.

On this day, we head out to bird the Mweya Peninsular and in the afternoon we embark on the boat cruise to the bird Kazinga channel. You will have exposure to the Malachite and Pied Kingfishers, African Skimmer, Swamp Flycatcher, Grey-capped Warbler, White-winged Terns, Collard Pratincole, African Jacana, Grey-headed Kingfisher, Martial Eagle, Gabon, and Slender-tailed Nightjars, Pin-tailed Whydah, Great and Long-tailed Cormorants, Common Squacco Heron, the lovely Black-headed Gonolek, African Fish Eagle, Sedge Warbler, White-winged Warbler, Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl, Papyrus Gonolek, Papyrus Canary, African Mourning Dove, African Open-billed Stork, Great White, and Pink-backed Pelicans, Black-rumped Buttonquail, Egyptian Goose, a number of Gull species, Yellow-billed and Marabou Stork, and several others. This comes alongside the encounter of mammal species like the Topis, Buffalos, elephants, lions, and many other species.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Elephant Hab lodge or Equivalent

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Day 4: Birding Watching through Kasenyi Track and the Craters in Uganda

On this day, we head out to bird the Kasenyi trail and the afternoon craters bird watching for hundreds of Savannah bird species, we lookout for the Common Rock Thrush, Whinchat, Common Redstart, White-fronted Black Chat, Pied Wheatear, Sooty Chat, Common Bulbul, Cameroon Sombre Greenbul, Yellow-throated Greenbul, Isabelline Wheatear, the Black, White-breasted, and Red-shouldered Cuckoo Shrikes, the Arrow-marked, Black-lored and Brown Babblers, the Black and Penduline Tits, Nubian Woodpecker, Brown-backed Woodpecker, Lesser Honeyguide, Cardinal Woodpecker, Scaly-throated Honeyguide, Green Wood Hoopoe, a number of Buzzards, Black Scimitarbill, Barbets, Rollers, Harriers, Vultures, Eagles, Bee-eaters, Warblers, and so forth.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Elephant Hab Lodge or Equivalent

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Day 5: Bird watching Ishasha Sector and Kyambura Gorge

Today we set off after breakfast to bird these beautiful sections for hundreds of bird species, we shall observe several birds among which will include; Black-headed Gonolek, Slender-billed Weaver, Ruppell’s Long-tailed Starling, Little Weaver, Black-headed Weaver, Red-headed Lovebird, Spur-winged Lapwing, Grey-headed Sparrow, the African Red-eyed and African Morning Doves, the Winding, Cracking and Zitting Cisticolas, African Thrush, just to mention but a few.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Elephant Hab Lodge or Equivalent

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Day 6: Bird watching transfer to Entebbe in Uganda

On our last day, we have breakfast and embark on the transfer to Kampala. Along the way, we shall have a stopover at the equator for lunch and some other stops for spotting rare birds. Arrive in Entebbe in the evening for the departure flight back home.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

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