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Mountain Gorilla Tracking And Birding Safari in Uganda (7 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching   Hiking & Trekking  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1640 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2399 US Dollar (USD)

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, boosts of a 360 bird species record with 23 of Uganda’s 24 Albertine Rift endemics among which include the globally threatened species such as the African Green Broadbill and Shelley’s Crimsonwing. Others include; Oberlander's/Forest Ground Thrush, Sassi's Olive Greenbul, Dusky Crimson-wing,Strange Weaver, Rwenzori Double-collared Sunbird, Regal Sunbird, Purple -breasted Sunbird, Blue-headed Sunbird, Rwenzori Batis, Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Short -tailed/Neumann's Warbler, Grauer's Warbler, Grauer's Rush Warbler, Collared Apalis, Montane Masked Apalis, Kivu Ground Thrush, Red-throated Alethe, Stripe-breasted Tit, Rwenzori Nightjar, Rwenzori Turaco, Handsome Francolin.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival for Uganda Mountain Gorillas and Birdwatching Tour

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, transfer to the Hotel. Depending on the time of arrival, we bird Entebbe botanical Gardens or Uganda Wildlife Education Centre.

Overnight at Laico Lake Victoria Hotel | Entebbe Travellers Inn (Meal Plan Full Board)

Day 2: Bird to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Western Uganda - Uganda Birding Safaris

After an early breakfast, we bird to western Uganda for the birding experience in Africa’s No. 1 birding Spot. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to over a half of the world’s endangered Mountain Gorillas and is home to a good number of nocturnal and diurnal Primates therefore expect an excellent safari.

Overnight at Buhoma Lodge | Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Meal Plan Full Board)

Day 3: Birding and Uganda Gorilla Tracking - Bird Uganda

Early in the morning you assemble for a short briefing at the trekking departure point before heading for for the unforgettable experience with the world endangered gentle giants. While trekking, you could encounter a number of forest species. If trekking is successful early, you can have a self guided birding evening around the premises. Look out for the Black Bee-Eater, Dusky Tit, Brown-capped Warbler, the Yellow-billed and Yellow-spotted Barbets, the African and Black-and-white Shryke-Flycatcher, Common Stonechat, Brown-throated and Chestnut Wattle-eyes, a number of Apalis Species, Equatorial Akalat, Slaty Flycatcher, White-bellied Robin-Chat, the Olive-green and Grey-backed Camaropteras,White-chinned Prinnia, Green Hylia, Short-tailed Warbler, White-tailed Anti-thrush, Cape Wagtail, Grey-capped Warbler, Grauer's Warbler, Grauer's Rush Warbler, White-browed Crombec, the list is long.

Overnight at Buhoma Lodge | Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Meal Plan Full Board)

Day 4: Ruhija- Uganda Birdwatching Tour

Today we bird Ruhija in search for the darling African Green Broadbill, Handsome Francolin, Strange Weaver, Shelley’s and Dusky Crimson-wings, Stripe-breasted Tit, Rwenzori Batis, White-browed Crombec, White-aped Raven, Purple-breasted Sunbird, Sharp’s Starling, Mountain masked and Rwenzori Apalises and many more.

Overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Lodge Trekkers Tavern (Meal Plan Full Board)

Day 5: Uganda Birding Tour at Mubwindi - Birdwatching Uganda

Whole day birding Mubwindi swamps. We look out for the Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, White-tailed Blue Flycatcher, Brown-capped Warbler, Black-billed Weaver, Black-necked Weaver, Red-headed Malimbe, Grey-headed Sparrow, Waller's Starling, Stuhlmann's Starling, Montane Oriole, Many Coloured Bush-Shrike, Bocage's Bush-Shrike, Mountain Illadopsis, Rwenzori Nightjar, just to mention but a few

Overnight at Ruhija Gorilla Lodge | Trekkers Tavern (Meal Plan Full Board)

Day 6: Birding to Entebbe
Overnight at Laico Lake Victoria Hotel | Entebbe Travellers Inn (Meal Plan Full Board)

Day 7: End of birding Uganda Tour - Departure

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Please note: The given prices are based on shared occupancy in standard accommodation.

Price Includes:
- Vehicle and Fuel costs
- English-speaking Driver/Guide
- Gorilla Permits
- Nature Walk Fees
- Park entrance fees
- All birding spots entrance Fees
- Site Guides Fees
- Accommodation and meals
- Drinking water throughout.

Price Excludes:
- Laundry fees
- Drinks in Bars
- Tips
- Entry visas
- Airport taxes
- Telephone calls
- Airfares to Uganda.

About This Supplier
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Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2012
Client Request Served: 9

We emphasize quality bird watching tours: The primary aim of our guides is to show you those birds which are truly remarkable and elusive; the likes of the endemics, restricted-range, endangered, vulnerable and threatened. A tour guide is a very important part of any tour; our guides are chosen very carefully on...

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