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Birding Uganda Central Region Trip - 3 Days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 238 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 559 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Uganda Wildlife Education centre

The birding experience starts in the morning and by the end of the day, you shall have met a big number of the 170 species of wild birds living in the Uganda Wildlife Education center. Here, expect to see the Giant Kingfisher, Swamp Flycatcher, Broad-billed Roller, Black-and-white Casqued Hornbill, Splendid Starling, Olive-bellied Sunbird, Orange Weaver, Vulturine and African Fish Eagle, Verreaux's Eagle-owl, Red-chested Sunbird, Ross's Turaco, Pied Hornbill, Crowned Hornbill, Open-billed Stork, Great Reed Warbler, Grey-caped Warbler, Sedge Warblers, the rare Northern Masked Weaver along with the Golden Backed, Black Necked, Northern Brown Throated, Grosbeak, different races of the Baglafecht Weavers, a number of flycatcher species such as the Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher, Lead colored, Pale Flycatcher, Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher, African-paradise flycatcher, African Blue Flycatcher among others. Should you be interested, you will also visit in the sewerage lagoons. Overnight at Serena Hotel | Holiday Express (Full Board).

Day 2: Mabamba Swamps

After breakfast, your birding experience to the Mabamba Swamps commences. Birding here is done canoeing on a big scale. A variety of species to be seen may include; The elusive Shoebill, White-faced Whistling-duck, Fulvours Whistling Duck, Goliath Heron, Purple Heron, Common Squacco Heron, long-toed Plover, African water Rail, Grey and Black Headed Herons, Striated Heron, Pygmy Goose, Yellow Billed Duck, Black Crake, Swamp Moorhen, Allen's Gallinule, African Jacana, Rufous-naped Lark, Flappet Lark, Mosque Swallow (monteiri race), Weyn's Weaver, White Shouldered Tit, Sand Martin, Brown Snake-Eagle, Eurasian Hobby, Troppical Boubou, Stripped Kingfisher, Common Stonechat, Little bee-eater, Red-chested Cuckoo, Klass’s Cuckoo, Diedrick Cuckoo, White-browed and the Senagal Coucals, Yello-rumped Tinkerbird, Yellow white-eye, common and black-capped Waxbills among others. You could also see the Sitatunga, a swamp antelope and much more of wildlife. Overnight at Rain Forest Lodge (Full Board).

Day 3: Mabira Forest Reserve

After breakfast, we lead out to Mabira Forest Reserve with packed lunch for the Nahan’s Francolin, African Dusky flycatcher, Buff-spotted Woodpecker, Yellow-crested Woodpecker, Black-shouldered Nightjar, Wood Warbler, Yellow-whiskered Greenbul, Red-tailled Bristlebil, White-spotted Fluftail, Red-headed Malimbe, Yellow-spotted Barbet, Grey-throated Barbet, Little Geenbul, Blue-breasted Kingfisher, African Pygmy Kingfisher, Shining-blue Kingfisher, Red-caped Robin-chat, Forest Robin, Fire-crested Alethe, Brown-chested Alethe, White-throated Greenbul name it. In the evening you will be returned to where you were picked and this will mark the end of the tour.

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 single occupancy in standard accommodation. However, different and cheaper prices apply for shared accommodation.

Price Includes:
- Vehicle and Fuel costs
- English-speaking Driver/Guide
- All birding spots Entrance Fees
- Boat trips
- Canoes
- 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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