Safaris in Uganda
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Discover Uganda Safaris  and more diverse tourism products with Abeam Safaris in Uganda. We arrange safaris and tours including gorilla trekking safaris, birding tours, nature / guided walks, wildlife game viewing, mountain climbing, religious tours, cultural tours and other custom-guided Uganda tours. We ensure that the client has a memorable safari while touring with Us.

We are an indigenous owned Uganda safaris and tour company; our strength is derived from the qualified and experience managers who have been in the Tourism Industry for the last fifteen years. Our services are cost effective and cater for your all categories of Safaris needs ranging from Budget, Medium and top of the range class. We tailor our Safaris; let our clients directly participate in planning the safari.

9 Days Birding Safari Uganda Avian Watching Africa

Day One; Kibale forest

Drive south western early in the morning to Kibale forest one of its own kinds with about 335 species of birds. Expect to see birds like the Grey-winged Robin, Red-winged Francolin, White-naped Pigeon, Red-chested Flufftail, Abyssinian Ground Thrush, Green-breasted Pitta, African Pitta and Tinny sunbirds enroute. You will also watch out for butterflies, and primate species. You will reach in the afternoon to have a late afternoon birding at the entrance of the Park. Overnight to Kanyankyu Tourist center.

Day Two; Full day birding, Kibale forest

Have breakfast to go for a full day birding in Kibale Forest on the guided Forest walks to search for birds like the superb Black bee-eater, Dark-backed and Yellow-mantled weaver, Willcock’s Honey guides, Olive Long-lived Cuckoos, Cassins Honey-birds and the forest is also a site for joyful Green bul, abundant here but scarce else where in Uganda. You will also see chimpanzees and monkeys. Have lunch to proceed to Bigodi Swamp in the late afternoon for birds like snowy-headed robin –chats, black and white casqued hornbill, yellow-rumped and yellow throated tinker-barbet and brown eared woodpecker. Overnight at Kanyankyu Tourist centre.

Day Three; Forest walk & birding

Go for a walkin Magombe Forest for more bird species and then later embark on a drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for birding around the Mweya Peninsular and Lake George . Look through the window for game enroute to reach in the afternoon. You will then go for a boat ride in the afternoon on the Kazinga channel that combines lakes Edward and George. This trip will reward you with game like hippos buffaloes, and plenty of birds like the African Mourning Dove, rare shoebill, the beautiful black-headed Gonolek, Grey- capped warbler, the swamp flycatcher, the Great white pink –backed Pelicans, great and long tailed Cormorants, the African fish eagle, common sqaucco Heron. Overnight at night at Mweya Safari Lodge/ Camping/ Hostel.

Day Four; Queen Elizabeth NP

Drive to Ishasha through the Maramagambo forest-Kigezi area. Look out for game and birds on the road side enroute. You will arrive in Ishasha and go birding through the sector. Depending on the season this walk will reward you with tree climbing lions, Uganda Kobs and many birds such African Emerald Cuckoo, Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl, Crested Guinea fowl, Yellow bill, Red-headed Bluebill, Yellow throated Leaf love, Ross’ turaco’s and many others. Overnight at Ishasha tented camp.

Day Five; Drive to Bwindi

Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National park – known for Albertine rift endemic bird species and also offers some of the finest montane birding in Africa . You will reach in the afternoon to embark on the walk through the wide, gently undulating track that runs south of Buhoma through forest towards Nteka. Expect birds like Oriole-Finch, Equatorial Akalat, Petit’s Cuckoo-shrike, white tailed Ant Thrush, Dusky Tit, Black and African Sooty Flycatchers and the Handsome Francolin. Overnight at the Gorilla Forest Camp / Buhoma homestead.

Day Six; Bwindi Birding, Ruhija

Go birding in Ruhija area for a few hours. This section of the park will reward you with birds such as Abyssinian Crimsonwing, Green Tinker bird, Archers Robin chat, Red-faced Woodland warbler, Northern Olive Thrush and the rare and Beautiful Shelley’s Crimsonwing. Spend the afternoon birding along the Mubwindi swamp following the short trail. Expect to see birds such as the montane the beautiful Grey chested Illadopsis, Oriole, white headed Wood hoopoe, Carruthers’ Cisticola, Bar-tailed Trogon and the great blue turacos. Overnight at Ruhija (ITFC)/ Gorilla Forest Camp / Buhoma homestead.

Day Seven; Depart to Lake Mburo

Have breakfast and leave for L. Mburo National apark, you will bird enroute along the road. The park is dominated with tall grass savannah dotted with Acacia and Eurphobia trees which Harbour species such as Lead coloured Flycatcher, Black collared Barbet, Green-capped Eremomela, the red headed love bird, Narina Trogon and Fiery necked Lake Mburo NP is the Best place to see the typical of southern savannah species. You reach in the afternoon to bird around the Rwonyo camp. Overnight at Rwonyo.

Day Eight; Game drive & Birding

Go for a game drive to search for birds in the park. Expect birds like Yellow breasted Apalis, Marico sunbird, Greater Blue-eared Starling, Red necked Spurfowl, black bellied bustard, Pennant winged nightjars and many more. Have lunch and go for a canoe trip to see water birds and other game such as Hippos and crocodiles. Expect to see birds like the papyrus Gonolek, lesser and greater Swamp Warbler, African water rail, White winged warbler, African fin foot, Hamerkop, Malachite Kingfisher, Northern Brown throated weaver, spur winged Plover, and the rare shoebill. Overnight at Rwonyo.

Day Nine; Kampala

Have a game drive while you travel back to Kampala . You will have a lunch enroute and then proceed to reach Kampala in the afternoon. Overnight at Sheraton Hotel / Serena Hotel .

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