kinds of Birds waiting to be discovered by you
Come to the pearl of
Africa for your African Birding Safari - Uganda
the Pearl of Africa is filled with scenic wonders, an abundance of wildlife,
the friendliest people in Africa and is
enriched by 1040 species of birds.
The perfect destination for the birding enthusiast. 25% of Uganda
is covered by lakes making it for the perfect place to sight water birds.
the various rain forests that bring with it a different variety, and of
course there is afro-montane regions of the country with its abundance of
birds. From the arid plains of the Kidepo valley to the Rwenzori Mountain
range you can discover different kinds of birds. From Kampala city
to the Mgahinga Forest, from Lake Mburo to Mabira Forest, from Queen Elizabeth
National Park to Murchison Falls National Park, from the Rwenzori Mountains
to Mount Elgon there are birds awaiting your visit on a Uganda Birding Safari
This year Experience
Africa-Discover its Pearl-Uganda.
an area the size of Great Britain or Oregon State in the USA contains over half of the species of birds
found in all of Africa. The key is its bio-diversity and of course
its variety of habitats, all of which make Uganda the favorite destination
amongst birders. A bird Checklist of Ugandan Birds is available for those
is very different from other safari destinations in Africa, there are less
tourists, because this jewel, this so called pearl of Africa has been hidden
by wars and conflicts which meant that tourists put this on the no visit
list. In the last two years there has been peace in all of Uganda.
The current crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not affect Uganda,
only that some refugees have fled to Uganda. Uganda is safe, probably
one of the safest destination in Africa and birding is supreme here
(For more information see the Staying
Safe in Uganda Page).
Uganda is the perfect destination for those seeking a variety of African
birds. We invite you to come and see for yourself what treasures the
Pearl of Africa holds for you
Uganda Birding Safaris for
you to choose from
1040 Species of Birds can
be found in Uganda
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Two Day in search of the
Shoebill Stork Safari: Introductory primer to Uganda Birding. A 2 day mini-birding safari to Entebbe and Mabamba Swamp.
Close to Kampala and yet it seems far away, the
peace of the Botanical Gardens at Entebbe with its
fabulous plants and vegetation grazed by hundreds of
different species of birds and then Mabamba swamp
with its Shoebill Stork and other water birds, float
across this ancient swamp and take in the peace
around you, the birds in the reeds and overhead and
it is a day well worth it.
Mabira Rainforest Birding
Two days in the largest rainforest in the central area of
Uganda. Lovely forest and great forest birding.
This is the only rainforest near Kampala and
portions were to be allocated to a sugar
conglomerate but due to a wide protest both within
and outside of Uganda it has not taken place.
Just one hour from Uganda, you can stay in the
lovely Rainforest Lodge, take guided walks through
the forest and see small mammals, monkeys and lots
of birds, it is a peaceful setting and gives you an
African Rainforest close to Kampala.
Mgahinga Gorilla Park
Birding at Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda, combine with
hiking, golden monkey or Mountain Gorilla tracking (trekking).
This is one of the scenic wonder parks Uganda.
It has a gorilla group that shifts back and forth
between Uganda, Rwanda and the DRC, but there are
hikes up the volcanoes and along through bamboo
forest with lots of birds, most of them have never
been recorded because Mgahinga is sort of bypassed,
however it is simply bypassed.
Lake Mburo Birding Safari:
A great two day birding and wildlife Safari to the closest
National Park to Kampala. You can take a one day,
or two day Birding Safari to Lake Mburo and combine
it with wildlife viewing, take a boat ride on Lake
Mburo and simply enjoy the birds in the overhanging
trees, overhead or as a fish eagle dives into the
lake for tasty tilapia. Shoebill storks can
also be found here...you can stay in the up-market
comfort or budget, both choices have tented camps.
Mount Elgon Hiking and Birding
of Birding and Hiking around Sipi Falls in Eastern Uganda.
Hike around Sipi Falls and discover the beauty of
Eastern Uganda climbing an extinct volcano that was
higher than Kilimanjaro until the top blew off.
Hike through Bamboo Forest, Afro Montane vegetation
and find birds found nowhere else in Uganda. This
safari also spends the last day going to the source
of the Nile where you will also find some water
Sipi falls and cave alone are worth, but there is so
much that awaits you including a multitude of birds
Murchison Falls National
Park and Budongo Forest Birding Safari:
Five days of fantastic birding with the added bonus of wildlife
and most fantastic scenery. What can one say about
Murchison Falls, but that it is simply fabulous and
a great variety birds and wildlife is found there.
Then this birding safari will take you to the famous
Magic Mile at Budongo Forest where you can always
tie in some chimpanzee tracking the in the old
growth Mahogany Forest.
Queen Elizabeth National
Park Birding Safari: Five days in the National
Park with more birds than anywhere else in Uganda, plus
great wildlife. Queen Elizabeth is the one park
with more birds than any other one in Uganda.
Pelicans, Shoebill storks, flamingoes and hundreds
can be found here, besides the fantastic wildlife
that calls QEP home. There is savannah, lakes,
including crater lakes, forest, and large lakes all
providing for different species of bird and given
you maximum variety.
5 Days of Gorillas and Birding
in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest: A classic combination Safari combining Gorillas and Birding.
Bwindi Forest with its streams, waterfalls, lush and
verdant vegetation provides a great habitat for a
variety of birds and mammals. Known mostly for
its mountain gorillas, but it is also a birders
paradise and the perfect place to spend 5 days the
Forest of Bwindi meaning Darkness in the local
could easily spend a week here and even run, it is
relatively cool here, the quietness of the lodging
is noticeable and the sounds of the day and night is
7 Day Birding Safari in Uganda:
Entebbe along Lake Victoria, Mabamba Swamp Shoebill Storks, Lake Mburo National Park
with its savannah and lakes and Queen Elizabeth National
Park. Here is one example of a 7 day birding safari, we
can however create one for as long as you like and
your wishes for the kinds of birds you like to find
while in Uganda will be our desire to fulfill.
Create your own Uganda Safari: Plan your own Safari in
Uganda. From Parks to visit, wildlife, birds, primates
such as gorillas or chimpanzees, scenic beauty such as Lake
Bunyonyi. The freedom to pick your own accommodations
for your own personal and private safari budget, moderate or
luxury style. Plan your own safari in Uganda.
From Budget to Luxury
accommodations can be found in every game park in Uganda. Tented
camps that give you that classical Safari feel, great lodges with
fabulous food all enhancing your Uganda safari in the National Parks
Safari Tours in Uganda-Africa: Including Uganda African
Photo Safari, African Honeymoon Safari in Uganda and Create your own Uganda Safari. Each of the specialty safari tours is
created with your input in mind. Private photo safaris
where you are in control, Adventure safaris that allow you
to experience Uganda in a very different way, romantic
Honeymoon safaris that reflect the celebratory note of your
visit to Uganda and Create your own African Safari.
Travel Guide and Visitor Information:Here you will find the
complete Uganda Travel Guide and Visitors
Information such as Packing for your Ugandan Visit,
Flying to Uganda, Visa Information, Uganda
Background Information, Money Tips, Safety Tips,
Health Advice, Luganda Phrases, Restaurants, Kampala
City Information and more.
built on 7 hills, now many more, Kampala is a truly African city where
much awaits your visit. Here are some of the things you can see and
do in Kampala and simple practical tips for a Kampala visit. From day
trips from Kampala to entertainment.
The World is a book, and those
who do not travel read only a page. - St. Augustine