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Birdwatching in Queen Elizabeth National Park - 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   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1066 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1824 US Dollar (USD)

Queen Elizabeth National Park birding spot' remarkable diversity is reflected in its bird list of 606 species, the largest of any protected areas in Africa. Eleven species of global conservation concern have been recorded, and there are old records of three other such species.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival For Bird watching 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.

Day 2: Uganda Birding Journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
After an early breakfast, we bird to the home to 606 bird species. We stop several times on the way for possibly encountered species hence a late arrival. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp .

Day 3: Birding Uganda at Mweya Peninsular & Kazinga Channel.
The morning of this day, we bird the Mweya Peninsular and in the afternoon we take a boat to Kazinga channel. You will have the exposure to the, African Skimmer, Malachite and Pied Kingfishers, White-winged Terns, Swamp Fly-catcher, Grey-capped Warbler, Grey-headed Kingfisher, Collard Pranticles, African Jacana, Pin-tailed Whydah, Martial Eagle, Gabon and Slender-tailed Nightjars, the lovely Black-headed Gonolek, Great and Long-tailed Cormorants, Common Squacco Heron, African Skimmer, African Fish Eagle, Verreaux's Eagle-Owl, Sedge Warbler, White-winged Warbler, Papyrus Gonolek, Papyrus Canary, Great white and Pink-backed Pelicans, African Mourning Dove, African Open-billed Stork, Black-rumped Buttonquail, Yellow-billed and Marabou Stork, Egyptian Goose, a number of Gull species, just to mention but a few. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp .

Day 4: Birding Tour through Kasenyi Track and the Craters in Uganda.
Today, bird the Kasenyi trail and the craters for hundreds of Savannah species, we search for the Common Rock Thrush, Pied Wheatear, Whinchat, Common Redstart, White-fronted Black Chat, Sooty Chat, Isabelline Wheatear, Common Bulbul, Cameroon Sombre Greenbul, Yellow-throated Greenbul, the Black, White-breasted, and Red-shouldered Cuckoo Shrikes, the Black and Penduline Tits, the Arrow-marked, Black-lored and Brown Babblers, Nubian Woodpecker, Cardinal Woodpecker, Brown-backed Woodpecker, Lesser Honeyguide, Scaly-throated Honeyguide, Black Scimitarbill, Green Wood Hoopoe, a number of Buzzards, Barbets, Rollers, Harriers, Vultures, Eagles, Bee-eaters, Warblers, and so forth. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp.

Day 5: Bird Uganda Ishasha Sector and Kyambura Gorge.
We bird this beautiful sections for hundreds of species, among which will include; African Thrush, Ruppell's Long-tailed Sterling, Black-headed Gonolek, Slender-billed Weaver, Little Weaver, Black-headed Weaver, Grey-headed Sparrow, Red-headed Lovebird, Spur-winged Lapwing, the African, Red-eyed and African Morning Doves, the Winding, Croacking and Zitting Cisticolas, just to mention but a few. Overnight at Jacana Safari Lodge/Kingfisher Lodge.

Day 6: Bird watching to Entebbe in Uganda.
We wisely spend the last day; we have breakfast and bad to Kampala. We might have several stops along our way for spotted birds. Overnight at Laico Lake Victoria Hotel/Entebbe Traveller's Inn.

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

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Vehicle and fuel costs
- English-speaking driver/guide
- Game rangers
- Nature walk fees
- Park entrance fees
- All birding spots entrance Fees
- Launch cruises
- Game drive
- 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.

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

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2012

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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