Day 1: Arrival-Entebbe & Mabamba Swamp
We will transfer you to your hotel, before your first birding adventure with a trip to Mabama in search of the Shoebill.
Day 2: Entebbe-Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, we drive (7 hrs) to Kibale Forest National Park in the west of Uganda, taking lunch en route.
Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park
This morning, we enjoy one of the primate highlights of Uganda and track Chimpanzees. After lunch at the lodge, we visit BigodiSwamp, a community-run conservation project.
Day 4: Kibale-Queen Elizabeth National Park
This morning we enjoy more birding in Kibale, and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a walk around Maragambo Forest and bat cave.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
An morning spent on game drives exploring QENP—a park known to harbor over 600 bird species. After lunch we enjoy an exclusive boat tour on Kazinga Channel for more birding activities.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth NP-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
This morning we drive to Bwindi, stopping at Ishasha for a game drive. Here the famous tree-climbing lions can be seen, as well as Shoebill and a variety of birds of prey.
Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
We spend a day birding around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Today we track the critically endangered Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi—an unforgettable experience.
Day 9: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Today we transfer to Ruhija while birding all the way around Bwindi Forest
Day 10: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Today we have a full day excursion, birding in the Muwindi Swamp area.
Day 11: Bwindi—Mgahinga National Park
An early morning birding excursion around Ruhija, after which we transfer to Mgahinga National Park
Day 12: Bwindi—Mgahinga National Park
Today we have a full day’s birding on the forested slopes of the Virungas.
Day 13: Mgahinga—Lake Mburo National park
We drive to Lake Mburo NP, taking lunch en route. Upon arrival we enjoy a boat cruise on the lake itself, where the elusive African Finfoot is often spotted.
Day 14: Lake Mburo—Entebbe
This morning we enjoy a final guided birding walk, before driving back to Entebbe for our international departure later today