Embark on an unforgettable 8-day birding safari in Murchison Falls National Park and Budongo Forest in Uganda. This adventure will immerse you in the diverse habitats of these incredible wilderness areas, allowing you to witness a remarkable array of bird species. With over 460 bird species and 76 mammals, including iconic species like the Little Crake, Yellow-billed Barbet, African Paradise Flycatcher, and African Citril, this tour promises an exceptional birdwatching experience. Get ready to explore the natural wonders of Uganda’s Murchison Falls and Budongo Forest while surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and rich wildlife.
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by our team and transferred to Murchison Falls National Park. Check in at your chosen accommodation and take some time to relax and prepare for the exciting birding adventure ahead.
Embark on a thrilling game drive in Murchison Falls National Park, where you will have the opportunity to spot a variety of bird species, along with other wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for the Yellow-billed Barbet, African Paradise Flycatcher, and many more. After the game drive, return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Set sail on a memorable boat cruise along the Nile River, offering fantastic birding opportunities. Marvel at the African Citril, Grey-backed Camaroptera, and numerous waterbirds. In the afternoon, transfer to Budongo Forest and settle into your accommodation.
Explore the enchanting Budongo Forest, home to an incredible diversity of bird species. Trek through the forest trails, guided by expert birding guides, and keep an eye out for the Chestnut-capped Flycatcher, African Moustached Warbler, Lemon-bellied Crombec, and more. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the lush surroundings. Return to your lodge for dinner and relaxation.
Continue your birding adventure in Budongo Forest, exploring different areas and habitats. Look out for the Green-backed Eremomela, Yellow-throated Greenbul, and other forest-dwelling species. In the afternoon, embark on an exciting chimpanzee tracking experience, observing these intelligent primates in their natural habitat. After an eventful day, return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Enjoy another game drive, expanding your birding checklist with additional sightings. Keep an eye out for raptors, such as the Martial Eagle and African Fish Eagle, among others. Later, head back to your lodge for dinner and rest.
Embark on a birding excursion within Murchison Falls National Park, exploring different habitats and landscapes. Look for the Little Crake, Chin-spot Batis, and other unique species. In the afternoon, hike to the top of the majestic Murchison Falls, where the Nile River forcefully plunges through a narrow gorge. Capture breathtaking views of the falls and the surrounding scenery. Return to your lodge for dinner and relaxation.
After breakfast, bid farewell to the wilderness of Uganda as you transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Take with you incredible memories of the diverse birdlife and spectacular landscapes you encountered during your birding safari.
Note: The bird species listed are a sample representation and may vary depending on the season and specific sightings during your tour. The expertise of your birding guide will ensure optimal opportunities for spotting various bird species throughout the trip.
Littlerock Safaris offers a wide range of unforgettable adventures in Uganda. In addition to Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Safari, we also provide trips to Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo, Jinja, Wanale Ridge, Chimpanzee Tracking, Sipi Falls, and many more exciting destinations. Experience the wonders of Uganda with our expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and exceptional service. Contact us to plan your next adventure with Littlerock Safaris.
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