14 days Birding Safaris ( Botanical Gardens & Lutembe Entebbe, Mabamaba,Bwindi,Mabwindi,QueenElizabeth,Kasenyi,Fort Portal,Kibale Forest and Mabira)

Day 1:Arrive at Entebbe international Airport and transfer to your Hotel, depending on time you can bird Entebbe area overnight Hotel. BB.

Day 2 :Bird the botanical gardens for Orange weaver, Slender-billed weaver, Northern brown-throated weaver, a variety of sunbirds, Herons and many other birds afternoon transfer to Lutembe beach take a hand paddled boat for a variety of water birds overnight Hotel. FB.

Day3 : After breakfast, go for a morning drive to Mabamba swamp for the Shoebill Stork and other water birds after which drive to Lake Mburo Lunch and birding enroute e.g. at Kaaku swamp for the Rufous-bellied Heron, Lesser Jacana, Lesser Moorhen and a variety of water birds overnight Hotel. FB.

Day4 : Breakfast,morning birding and mammal watching, bird the grassland for the Brown-chested Plover (this is there between June and December), Red-faced Barbet, here we shall have the chance to see the Zebra, Eland, Topis, Impalas and some other game, afternoon go for a boat ride in search for the African Finfoot overnight Hotel in Mbarara. FB.

Day5 : Breakfast, Travel to Bwindi national park birding enroute, drive straight to Ruhizha birding the “Neck” for Black Bee-eaters, Bronze Napped Pigeon, Many coloured Bush shrike , lunch en-route , dinner ,overnight Institute Guest House.

Day 6: Breakfast ,Trek to Mubwindi swamp for the Green Broadbill, Grauer’s Rush Warbler, Purple-breasted, Blue headed and Regal Sunbirds evening drive to Buhoma overnight Hotel. FB

Day7 :Bird Buhoma for Handsome Francolin, Rufous-chested Fluff tail, Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo, Red-chested Owlet, Neumann’s Warbler and many other birds overnight Hotel. FB.

Day8 :An early morning trek into the forest led by experienced trackers for Mountain Gorillas. You will be within a meter and spend some time amongst them returning to your hotel overnight.

Day 9: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park birding enroute, arriving for an afternoon boat ride on Kazinga Channel believed to host the largest concentration of Hippos in Africa, a variety of migrant birds, Crocodiles overnight Hotel. FB.

Day10:Morning game drive through the Kasenyi track and Kob mating grounds in search for savanna birds like the Temminck’s Courser, Martial Eagle, Rupell’s Griffon Vulture e.t.c, and mammals like the lions, Elephants, Buffalo, Hyena, Giant Forest Hogs, and other game afternoon game drive to the Crater region overnight Hotel. FB.

Day 11: Drive to Fort portal birding enroute, afternoon swamp walk for papyrus endemics overnight Hotel. FB

Day12 :Morning chimp tracking and birding Kibale Forest for the African and Green-breasted Pittas and a variety of forest species afternoon drive back t Kampala overnight Hotel. FB.

Day13 :An early morning drive to Mabira Forest, bird the whole day for sunbirds, Weavers, Apalis, Forest Wood Hoopoe and a variety of other forest species overnight Hotel in Jinja. FB.

Day14 :After breakfast bird Mabira Forest, depending on your flight afternoon transfer to the airport for you Flight, end of trip.

Included in this itinerary: Accommodation on fullboard basis, park entrance fees, boat cruises, vehicle hire with fuel and driver guide, ranger guides fees and guided nature walks, chimp tracking.

Excluded : tips, drinks and anything of personal nature, e.g laundry.

Note :BB: Bed and Breakfast,BLD: Break, Lunch & Dinner,FB: Full Board

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