Uganda Comprehensive Birding and Wildlife Spectacular: Albertine Endemics, Shoebills, Mountain Gorillas, and More

  • Uganda offers a good mix of habitats to maximize your Uganda birding experience, giving you a good chance to see over 600 bird species on the full tour. Some of the fantastic birds you will see on our Uganda birding and wildlife tours includes the amazing Shoebill, the Green-breasted Pitta, Great Blue Turaco, Ross’s Turaco, Northern Carmine Bee-eater, and much more. You should see nearly twenty species of sunbirds, including Green-headed Sunbird, Blue-throated Brown Sunbird, Northern Double-collared Sunbird, Regal Sunbird, Scarlet-chested Sunbird, Purple-banded Sunbird and Superb Sunbird and more. 

  • You will enjoy the Albertine Rift endemics (14 different species), including Handsome Francolin, Red-throated Alethe, Grauer's Rush Warbler, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Mountain Masked Apalis, Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, Stripe-breasted Tit, Dusky Crimsonwing and more.

  • Uganda offers the quintessential African Safari  experience. Besides seeing nearly ten primate species (including Chimpanzee, Baboon, and numerous species of monkeys), Uganda is the best place in East Africa to see the Mountain Gorilla. You will also enjoy seeing African Lion, African Elephant, Rothschild's Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Hyena, Nile Crocodile, and even Zebra.  Everyone will love the National Parks supporting this safari experience, including Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park , and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Mammals

Reedbuck, Buffalo, Burchell's Zebra, Hippo, Impala, Klipspringer, Oribi, Topi, Mountain Gorilla, Black-and-white Colobus, Velvet monkey, Chimpanzee.

Birds

Shoebill, Gray-crowned Crane, Red-breasted Sunbird, African Finfoot, Papyrus Yellow Warbler, Papyrus Canary, Black-billed Turaco, Senegal Lapwing, Bar-tailed Trogon, Grauer's Swamp Warbler, White-winged Warbler, Archer's Robin Chat, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Ruwenzori Batis, Ruwenzori Apalis, Ruwenzori Nightjar, Spot-flanked Barbet, Black-and-white casqued Hornbill, Tabora Cisticola, Regal Sunbird, Purple banded Sunbird, Purple-breasted Sunbird, Petit's Cuckoo Shrike, Black Bee-eater, Pink-footed Puffback, Dusky Crimsonwing, African Broadbill, Dwarf Honeyguide, Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo, Short-tailed Warbler, Scaly-breasted Illadopsis, Many-coloured Bush-shrike.

Habitats and

Special Sites

Wetlands, papyrus swamp, savanna grasslands, lowland and montane forest.

Other Attractions

Albertine Rift endemics, 500 total bird species possible.

More Details About this Trip:

Pricing:  $5,890 US Dollars (£4,710 GBP) for 18 Days and 17 Nights.  

Extensions available.

 

Group Size:  Most tours viable at 4 to 8 participants (priced at 6 participants).

 

Upcoming Dates: 

July 7 to 24, 2021

September 5 to 22, 2021

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