11 Days of Uganda storks and herons safari

Length: 9 days

Best time of the year,

Jan-May and Sept-Nov

Key sites:

Mabamba, lutembe, makanaga swamp, Lake Mburo National Park, Kibimba rice scheme, Lake Bisina, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Lugogo swamp, kakooge swamp, Kampala area, Nakiwog swamp

Target:

Spoonbills, Shoebill, Saddle-Billed Stork, Marabou Stork, African Open-Billed Stork, Wooly-Necked Stork, Abdim’s Stork, Yellow-Billed Stork, White Stork, Black-Headed Heron, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Goliath Heron, Black Heron, Rufous-Bellied Heron, Green-Backed Heron, Common Squacco Heron, White-Backed Night-Heron, Black-Crowned Nigh-Heron, Dwarf Bettern, and Little Bettern, wattled crane

Option 1

Day 1 arrival; Bird ebb botanical gardens or Nakiwogo landing site/optional. Lake Victoria view guest house B&B

Day 2 travel to eastern Uganda! Bird Kibimba rice scheme. Sleep in TORORO. Rock hotel B&B

Day 3 Boat at Lake Bisina; stay in Soroti town; the Hursey Resort B&B

Day 4 Travel back to Entebbe; stopover at Lugogo swamp for the shoebill. Another stop at Kakooge swamps in Luwero. Lake Victoria view guest house for 2nights B&B

Day 5 bird to Lutembe and any other area around Entebbe on the shores of Lake Victoria

Day 6 bird to Mabamba wetlands – add Makanaga wetland /optional if necessary. Stay in lake Mburo eagles nest HB

Day 7 lake Mburo boat and walk to the wetland

Day 8 travel to Bwindi area for the woolly-necked stork and grey-crowned crane. Stay at crested crane resort B&B

Day 9 travel back to Kampala/Entebbe.

Included: car, fuel, local guide fees, meals and accommodation only as indicated, boat fees, car entrance, game drives and walking safarisExcluded: extra meals as not indicated, drinking water and any other beverages, tips, any optional activity, laundry, flight charges and visa fees, plus any item of personal nature.Length:

11 days Best time of the year, Jan-May and Sept-Nov

Key sites: Mabamba, lutembe, makanaga swamp, Lake Mburo National Park, Murchison Falls National Park., Kibimba rice scheme, Lake Bisina, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Lugogo swamp, kakooge swamp, Kampala area, Nakiwog swamp

Target: Spoonbills, Shoebill, Saddle-Billed Stork, Marabou Stork, African Open-Billed Stork, Wooly-Necked Stork, Abdim’s Stork, Yellow-Billed Stork, White Stork, Black-Headed Heron, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Goliath Heron, Black Heron, Rufous-Bellied Heron, Green-Backed Heron, Common Squacco Heron, White-Backed Night-Heron, Black-Crowned Nigh-Heron, Dwarf Bettern, and Little Bettern, wattled crane

Option 2

Day 1 arrival; Bird ebb botanical gardens or Nakiwogo landing site. Stay Lake Victoria view guest house B&B

Day 2 travel to eastern Uganda! Bird Kibimba rice scheme. Sleep in Tororo. Rock hotel B&B

Day 3 Boat at Lake Bisina; stay in Soroti town; Stay at Hursey Resort B&B

Day 4 Travel to Murchison falls. Explore the Pakwach albert Nile marsh near the bridge. Stay at Fort Murchison FB

Day 5 Take a boat from Paraa to the delta or top of the falls. Sleep in Masindi B&B

Day 6 Travel back to Entebbe; stopover at Lugogo swamp for the shoebill. Another stop at Kakooge swamps in Luwero. Lake Victoria view guest house for 2nights B&B

Day 7 bird to Lutembe and any other area around Entebbe on the shores of Lake Victoria

Day 8 bird to Mabamba wetlands – add Makanaga wetland if necessary.Stay in lake Mburo eagles nest HB

Day 9 lake Mburo boat and walk to the wetland

Day 10 travel to Bwindi area for the woolly-necked stork and grey-crowned crane. Stay at crested crane resort HB

Day 11 travel back to Kampala/Entebbe. Late night flight back home Download Itinerary Details

Birding in Uganda

Memberships and Associations

Uganda Wildlife Authority
Nature Uanda
Uganda safari guides association
NECA
Nzuguto Environmental Eonservation Essociation-NECA
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Uganda Bird Guides Club