8 Days Africa Best Birding Spot Bird Watching Safari

8 Days 7 Nights
  • 8 days birding safari lake mburo
  • 8 days birding safari mubwindi
  • 8 days birding safari ruhija
  • 8 days birding safari UWEC
  • 8 days birding safari Buhoma
  • 8 birding safari mabamba
  • Gorilla trekking safari to Rwandas Volcanoes National Park
  • 15 days safari with lake mburo


Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a habitat to 360 bird species inclusive of 23 out 24 Albertine Rift endemics, Bwindi is also a home to the Shelley’s Crimsonwing and African Green Broadbill which are globally threatened. Other Albertine Rift endemics include; Sassi’s Olive Greenbul, Dusky Crimson-wing, Oberlander’s/Forest Ground Thrush Strange Weaver, Rwenzori Nightjar, Rwenzori Double-collared Sunbird, Purple-breasted Sunbird, Regal Sunbird, Blue-headed Sunbird, Rwenzori Batis, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Short-tailed/Neumann’s Warbler, Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, Grauer’s Warbler, Grauer’s Rush Warbler, Montane Masked Apalis, Kivu Ground Thrush, Collared Apalis, Red-throated Alethe, Stripe-breasted Tit, Rwenzori Turaco, Handsome Francolin. This 8 Days Africa’ Best Birding Spot Bird Watching Safari mainly focuses on the key bird species include: the Shoebill Stork, Orange Weaver, Papyrus Gonolek, African Finfoot, Orange Weaver, Red-faced Barbet, African Green Broadbill, Handsome Francolin, Shelley’s Crimsonwing, Kivu Ground Thrush, and the Albertine Rift Endemics are expected. This safari cover 2 Uganda’s National parks with a chance to spot several primate species in Bwindi impenetrable national park which include; Mountain Gorillas, chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, olive baboon, and several others, and also Lake Mburo National park gives you an opportunity to spot various species like Elands, giraffes, buffalos, warthogs, zebras among others.

8 Days Africa Best Birding Spot Bird Watching Safari Highlights;

  • Birding Uganda Wildlife Education Center
  • Birding Mabamba Swamp
  • Birding Lake Mburo National Park
  • Birding Ruhija Sector In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Birding Mubwindi in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Birding Buhoma Sector In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Game Viewing Lake Mburo National Park
  • Mountain Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Equator Line Experience In Uganda

The birding safari includes;

  •   Full-time English professional safari driver-guide
  • 4×4 safari van/ 4×4 Safari land cruiser with
  • Full board accommodation
  • Gorilla trekking permit fees
  •  Boat cruise fees
  • Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle
  • Bottled water

The safari excludes;

  •  International &domestic flight fees
  • Visa fees
  • Laundry services
  • Items of personal nature
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Other beverages/ drinks
  • Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above



Day 1 Uganda Birding Safari: Arrival at Entebbe international airport For Birding Tour

On arrival, Dav Safaris’ birding guide picks you from the airport for the transfer to the hotel and briefs you about the 8 Days Africa’ Best Birding Spot Bird Watching Safari. Depending on your arrival time, we bird Entebbe botanical gardens or Uganda wildlife education center UWEC.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Lake Victoria Hotel or Equivalent.


Day 2 Uganda Birding Safari: Bird watching transfer to Lake Mburo National Park via Mabamba Swamps for the Shoebill stock search

Early in the morning breakfast, we embark on the bird watching transfer to lake Mburo national park Via Mabamba Swamps for the elusive Shoebill stock and some papyrus endemics like the African and Lesser Jacanas, Blue-breasted bee-Eater, Carruther`s Cisticola, the White-faced and Fulvous Whistling Ducks, The Black-chested, a number of Gull and Heron Species Brown and western Banded Snake Eagles, and other waterbird species hen after continuing to Lake Mburo National Park for our night stay. We have a short stopover at the Equator for an informative talk, en-route lunch, photography, and the equator line experience.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock or Equivalent.


Day 3 Uganda birding safari: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Birding Enroute Birding Uganda Safari.

We go for the morning Game drive as we bird our way out of lake Mburo to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. We look out for the Rufous-bellied Heron, White-winged Tit, Red-faced Barbet, White-headed Barbet, Coqui, and the Blue-spotted Wood Dove, Brown Parrot, Red-winged Francolins, Barefaced Go-away bird, Harlequin and Blue Quails, Greenwood Hoopoe, Common Scimitarbill, Common Button Quail, Blue-napped Mousebird, and Shining-blue Kingfishers, Lilac-breasted Roller, African-grey Hornbill, Blue-breasted, the Nubian, Buff-spotted, and the Grey Woodpeckers, Trilling, Stout, Tabora, and Wing-snapping Cisticolas, Brown-eared, Black-bellied Bustard, Red-necked spurfowl, among others.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Buhoma haven lodge or Equivalent.


Day 4 Uganda Birding Safari: Birding in Uganda at Buhoma

At Buhoma, we lookout for bird species like the Black Bee-Eater, Brown-caped Weaver, Dusky Tit, the Yellow-billed and the African and Black-and-white Shrike Flycatchers, yellow-spotted Barbets, Common Stonechat, Brown-throated and Apalises, Equatorial Akalat, Slaty Flycatcher, Chestnut Wattle-eyes, White-bellied Robin-Chat, Black-throated Apa lis, Chestnut Wattle-eyes, Mountain Masked Apalis, Grey Apalis, Apalis, the Olive-green and Grey-backed Camaropteras, Chestnut-throated, White-chinned Prinnia, Green Hylia, White-tailed Antithrush, Cape Wagtail, Short-tailed Warbler, Grey-capped Warbler, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Grauer’s Warbler, Black-faced Rufous Warbler, Grauer’s Rush Warbler, White-browed Crombec, Mountain Masked Apalis, the list is long.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Bakiga lodge or Equivalent.


Day 5 Uganda Birding Safaris: Ruhija Classic Birds Tour in Uganda bird watching

Today we bird Ruhija sector in search for the darling Handsome Francolin, Strange Weaver, African Green Broadbill, Shelley’s and Dusky Crimson-wings, Rwenzori Batis, White-browed Crombec, Stripe-breasted Tit, White-naped Raven, Sharp’s Starling, Mountain masked and Rwenzori Apalises, Purple-breasted Sunbird, and many more.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Accommodation: Bakiga lodge or Equivalent.


Day 6 Uganda Birding Safari: Birding Mubwindi- Uganda Birding Safari

Whole day birding Mubwindi Swamp we look out for the Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, White-tailed Blue Flycatcher, Black-billed Weaver, Black-necked Weaver, Brown-capped warbler, Red-headed Malimbe, Waller’s Starling, Stuhlmann’s starling, Grey-headed Sparrow, Montane Oriole, many-colored Bush-Shrike, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Pink-footed Puffback, Bocage’s Bush-Shrike, Doherty`s Bush-shrike, Mountain Illadopsis, Luther’s Bush-Shrike, Rwenzori Nightjar.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Bakiga lodge or Equivalent.


DAY 7 Uganda Birding Safaris: Birding Drive to Entebbe

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: 2 friends Beach hotel or Equivalent.


DAY 8 Uganda Birding Safari: End of Birding Tour and Departure

Meal plan: Breakfast, and Lunch.

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