8 Days Birding Murchison Falls and Budongo Forest in Uganda.
These days in the forest will surely give you the view of the mystical Murchison Falls National Park and Budongo Forest Reserve which boasts a Checklist of over 460 bird species and 76 mammals due to a wide range of habitats. It is for sure that while on this safari you will see bird species like the,Little Crake, Yellow-billed Barbet, Chestnut-capped Flycatcher, African Paradise Flycatcher, Chin-spot Batis, Grey-backed Camaroptera, Lemon-bellied Crombec, African Moustached Warbler, Green-backed Eremomela, Yellow-throated Greenbul, African Citril, Sunbird and a lot more.
Day 1: Arrival for Murchison Falls National Park.
On arrival at the airport you will be picked up by our company guide to engage in birding in Entebbe botanical gardens ,have lunch and bird through your journey, to where you are going to have dinner and stay overnight at Laico Lake Victoria Hotel.
Day 2: Birding Tour to Murchison Falls National Park.
After breakfast, head to Murchison falls national park with birding en-route and alunch stop reaching the park in the evening for check in dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge | Red Chilli Rest camp.
Day 3: Birdingwhile on a Game drive.
Wake to agreat breakfast treat and then packed lunch so as to have more time in the wild, head for a game drive as you watch out for the available bird species like, The Giant, Pied, Malachite, Stripped, Chestnut-bellied, Blue-breasted, Woodland and the African Pygmy Kingfishers, House Martin, African Rock Martin, Lesser Stripped Swallow, Ethiopian Swallow, Angola Swallow, and various others. There after head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge.
Day 4: Nature Walk and Launch Cruise.
Today following breakfast will be the nature walk to look for the bird species in the destination on foot with accompaniment of agame ranger that will take you through all the birding spots to see the active birds. After which we will get back to the lodge have lunch and then head on to the afternoon activity which will be a boat cruise along the Nile delta where we can watch water birds more closely and various other birds like the Shoebill Stork, Little Grebe, Great White and the Pink-backed Pelicans, Red-knobbed Coot, African Water Rail, Allen’s Gallinule, Black Crake, after the activity retire to be back for dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge or RedChili Rest camp meal plan full board.
Day 5: Game drive and Transfer to Budongo Forest.
Having had breakfast you will then transfer to Budongo forest where you will engage in more birding, make sure to have you lunch pack so as to spend more time in the forest as you enjoy the rewarding bird species that can be viewed while in Budongo forest. There after the activity head to the lodge reserved at for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Birding Tour in Budongo Forest Reserve
You will have breakfast and escorted by the rangers head to yet another trail of the forest to search for the birds as you here then sing in the trees and a lot more character that they tend to expose. You will have a brief break for lunch and then back to the forest. Among the rare species that you will find here will be the Nahan’s Francolin, and the Chocolate–Backed Kingfisher, White-headed Saw-wing, White Wagtail, and many more. Then head for Overnight at MasindiHotel.
Day 7: Birding en-routeEntebbe.
Have breakfast and bird the whole day during your last night on the itinerary, lunch then after the activity have dinner and overnight at Laico Lake Victoria Hotel or Entebbe Traveller’s Inn
Day 8: Departure
Wake up in the morning and eat breakfast then head for the airport.