An Overview of Attractions In Semuliki National Park- Uganda Safari News

An Overview of Attractions In Semuliki National Park- Uganda Safari News

An Overview of Attractions In Semuliki National Park

After having an in-depth insight into the numerous safari attractions in Semuliki National Park that makes this park a destination to look out for on your Uganda safari in the last 4 articles here, we can satisfactorily say that we can look forward to having a good time when we make this short tour Uganda or long tour Uganda to this usually overlooked but quite fascinating park. As we conclude this chapter, let’s have a preview of all the attractions you can encounter while on a Uganda safari tour to Semuliki national park.

Semuliki has quite a number of attractions which include

The biggest Uganda safari attractions in Semuliki national park are birds. Semuliki boasts of being home to over 441bird species ahttps://semulikinationalparkuganda.com/vigrx-plus-ingredients/nd these come with 216 forest birds species.  The birds that make Semuliki a Uganda birding safari destination that should never miss on your Uganda wildlife safari tour include Spot-breasted Ibis, Hartlaubs’s Duck, Chestnut-flanked Goshawk, Red-thighed Sparrowhawk, Long-tailed Hawk, Forest Francolin, Nkulengu Rail, Western Bronze-napped Pigeon, Black-collared Lovebird, Yellow-throated Cuckoo, Red-chested Owlet, Bates’ Nightjar, Chocolate-backed, White-bellied and African Dwarf Kingfishers, White-crested, Black Dwarf, Red-billed Dwarf, Piping and Black-wattled Hornbills, Red-rumped Tinkerbird, Spotted, Lyre-tailed and Zenker’s Honeyguides, African Piculet, Gabon Woodpecker, Red-sided Broadbill, White-throated Blue Swallow, Green-tailed Bristlebill, Sassi’s Olive, Xavier’s, Swamp, Simple and Eastern Bearded Greenbuls. However, most bird watchers who make  Uganda safari tours to Semuliki come to see Semuliki’s elusive Nkulengu rail, dwarf kingfishers among others.

Sempaya Hotsprings

The male and female hot springs of Sempaya are the second biggest tourist attractions in Semuliki. These 2 hot springs are revered as the hottest water points in east Africa with degrees ranging between 96oc to 106 oc. A nature walk in Semuliki to these hot springs of Sempaya is one of the most sought after Uganda safari activity in this park since it gives tourists an opportunity to have a quick bush snack as they get to boil their own plantains and eggs and have them ready to serve in no time.

Bambuti

Making a safari Uganda to Semuliki and miss out on having a cultural encounter with Bambuti is a highly disheartening hence many of the visitors to Semuliki make sure to have a Uganda cultural safari encounter with the Bambuti as part of their tourist activities in Semuliki national park. The Bambuti are part of the safari attractions in Semuliki that draws in thousands of visitors to this park every year because these people bear such a close resemblance to the Batwa people that are found in both Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and on the fringes of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Kanungu.

Not only can encounter the Bambuti on your safari in Uganda escapade to Semuliki but there are also 3 other unique cultures that will give you nothing but epic thrills when you get to meet them on your Uganda safari tour to Semuliki National Park.

Mammals of Smuliki

Mammals. Usually many people think Semuliki is only a park that is known for its birding prowess but its has quite fascinating wild mammals that can be encountered while on when you make nature walks for primates. Some of the known primate species here include pygmy flying squirrel, red tailed monkeys, Ugandan red colobus monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys, debrazza monkeys, bush babies and many others.

In order for you to maximize your Uganda safaris tours experience in Semuliki national park you need to make an overnight stay in any of the numerous Uganda safari lodges in Semuliki national park. Some of these Uganda hotels in Semuliki include luxury lodges like Semuliki safari lodge, Ntoroko game lodge, Kyaniga safari lodge which is located near Semuliki. Mid-range lodges that can be used while on a safaris Uganda to Semuliki national park include Kirumia guest house, Bumuga camp site. If you are interested in a safaris Uganda to Semuliki national Park there are various tour companies in Uganda that offer Uganda safaris tours to Semuliki for birding experience and these include Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd and Wild Gorilla Safaris

You can also read about:

441 reasons for a birder to visit Semuliki national park

Bird species that make Semuliki national park a truly remarkable birding destination

Sempaya hot springs the female and male hot springs of semuliki

The unique Bakonzo cultural tribe another epic attraction of semuliki national park

Would you like to visit Semuliki National Park? We can help you arrange a customized a short Uganda safari tour or long Uganda tour to semuliki and other destinations around the country. These Uganda wildlife safaris are carried out in any of our wide fleet of safari cars which include 4×4 safari vans for hire in Uganda, buses for hire in Uganda, 4×4 safari land cruisers for hire in Uganda, or 4×4 safari jeeps,

To access these and more tailor made safari in Uganda and other destinations in east Africa, you can check out our website  Would you like to have an encounter with any of these attractions in Uganda? Feel free to check out our website which ultimately gives you a preview of some of our safaris in Uganda  packages that have been designed to lead you on an adventure to various parts of the country giving you unlimited access to the best of Africa safari attractions in Uganda. Our Uganda gorilla safaris packages that have been feature here are designed to give you an encounter with the magical gorillas as the major attraction while Uganda wildlife safari packages cater for those that are interested in epic Uganda savanna wildlife as well as our fascinating and quite interesting culture birds and gorillas if you need them to be included.

Regardless of your intended length of stay in Uganda for a Uganda wildlife tour or Uganda gorilla tour experience, we’ve got you covered with our wide range of packages which include short Uganda wildlife safaris, these run from as low 2 days Uganda safari to Lake Mburo or 2 days Uganda wildlife tour to Queen Elizabeth. our  Long Uganda wildlife safaris, start from  7 days to and run to as long as 18 days even more depending on your choice of number of days you intend to spend while traversing this pristine Pearl of Africa.

For those on a Uganda gorilla trekking safari adventure, we have short Uganda gorilla tours these run from a 3 days Uganda gorilla safari to Bwindi or a 4 days Bwindi gorilla safari and wildlife to Queen Elizabeth to long gorilla trekking Uganda tours that go to start from 6 days to 18 days for example 6 Days Uganda gorilla safari with chimpanzees. You can also try out our other signature Africa safaris that run through other Africa destinations such as Rwanda, Congo, Kenya and Tanzania and these include Rwanda gorilla safaris and these feature short Rwanda gorilla safaris as well as Long Rwanda gorilla safaris. Kenya wildlife safaris also feature both short Kenya wildlife safaris and Long Kenya wildlife safaris. Tanzania wildlife safaris and Congo gorilla and wildlife safaris have also been featured on this website. Would you like to have an encounter with any of these attractions in Uganda? Feel free to check out our website which ultimately gives you a preview of some of our safaris in Uganda  packages that have been designed to lead you on an adventure to various parts of the country giving you unlimited access to the best of Africa safari attractions in Uganda. Our Uganda gorilla safaris packages that have been feature here are designed to give you an encounter with the magical gorillas as the major attraction while Uganda wildlife safari packages cater for those that are interested in epic Uganda savanna wildlife as well as our fascinating and quite interesting culture birds and gorillas if you need them to be included.

Regardless of your intended length of stay in Uganda for a Uganda wildlife tour or Uganda gorilla tour experience, we’ve got you covered with our wide range of packages which include short Uganda wildlife safaris, these run from as low 2 days Uganda safari to Lake Mburo or 2 days Uganda wildlife tour to Queen Elizabeth. our  Long Uganda wildlife safaris, start from  7 days to and run to as long as 18 days even more depending on your choice of number of days you intend to spend while traversing this pristine Pearl of Africa.

For those on a Uganda gorilla trekking safari adventure, we have short Uganda gorilla tours these run from a 3 days Uganda gorilla safari to Bwindi or a 4 days Bwindi gorilla safari and wildlife to Queen Elizabeth to long gorilla trekking Uganda tours that go to start from 6 days to 18 days for example 6 Days Uganda gorilla safari with chimpanzees. You can also try out our other signature Africa safaris that run through other Africa destinations such as Rwanda, Congo, Kenya and Tanzania and these include Rwanda gorilla safaris and these feature short Rwanda gorilla safaris as well as Long Rwanda gorilla safaris. Kenya wildlife safaris also feature both short Kenya wildlife safaris and Long Kenya wildlife safaris. Tanzania wildlife safaris and Congo gorilla and wildlife safaris have also been featured on this website.

 

 

 

 

 

Bird Species That Make Semuliki the Truly Remarkable Uganda Birding Safari Destination You Need To Visit -Uganda Safari News

Bird Species That Make Semuliki the Truly Remarkable Uganda Birding Safari Destination You Need To Visit -Uganda Safari News

 

Are you a birding fanatic looking for your next birding destination to visit? Grab your pair of binoculars and birding list and jump on the next available flight to visit Uganda– the truly remarkable birding safari destination which every birder shouldn’t miss for an epic birding escapade.  Uganda is splendid birding destination a Uganda birding safari can only be compared to a kid’s visit to Disney land as it spoils with numerous spectacular bird species for you to look out for during your Uganda tour.

Uganda quite a small country that can only be compared to Great Britain or Oregon state in the United States of America in size. What Uganda lacks in terms of landmass it surely compensates with its wide range of wildlife biodiversity that you can find on your Uganda wildlife safari.  Since we are talking about birds, Uganda is truly a remarkable birding adventure as its home to close to 1070 bird species. This makes Uganda home to over half of all the bird species in Africa and about 13% of the entire world’s birds. If you undertake a Uganda birding watching safari expect to encounter several of these birds many of which are endemic species to this Pearl of Africa.

In order for you to enjoy an epic Uganda birding tour make a Uganda safari to Semuliki National Park- the true birders’ haven. Semuliki national park is located in Uganda which is found in the East African region on the African continent on the geographical coordinates of 00o40’39”N 30o03’40”E. A birding watching safari to Semuliki National Park takes you on a 360km or 5-hour road drive from Kampala city the capital of Uganda to Bwamba county in the southwestern district of Bundibugyo.

bordered by the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, Ntoroko district in the north, Semuliki wildlife reserve in the northeast, mt Rwenzori in the south and Kabarole district in the east, Semuliki National Park Uganda covers an area that is found in the Albertine rift valley basin lying between relatively flat surfaces and gentle slopes with its highest point being 760m or 2,490ft above sea level and its lowest point being 670m or 2,200ft above sea level. Semuliki National park integrates the equatorial tropical forests of Ituri with the lowland forests of Uganda.

Semuliki is one of the highly revered birding safari destinations in Uganda given the numerous bird species that are found here. For me to really explain to you why this Semuliki National Park is a destination you should give some serious consideration while on a bird-watching safari Uganda escapade, let me highlight just a few of the 441 bird species you’re likely to run into while in Semuliki on a Uganda birding tour.

  • Nkulengu rail– The Nkulengu rail, is one of the highly sought out Uganda safari attraction in Semuliki national park. This bird has a body length of about 43cm and a female Nkulengu rail has an average body weight of 390grams. This species of bird has a mottled plumage colour that is similar to that of the francolin birds. The Nkulengu rail makes a sound call of a rhythmical antiphonal duet with a series of phrases of 6 notes described as “ko-kwaw-zi-k”
  • Yellow-throated cuckoo-The other Uganda tourist attraction in Semuliki National Park a birding destination to die for is the Yellow-throated Cuckoo. This bird has an average body length of 19cm weighing in at 30g. the male yellow-throated cuckoo is bronze washed dark coppery on the neck side. This bird makes a clear flute-like whistle of 9-12 notes on the same pitch with the first note being the longest.
  • Piping horn bill– The piping hornbill is 45cm long with a medium to smallish pied hornbill, it has a white underpart and rump and the male piping hornbill has black wings with its central secondaries being broadly white-tipped and the outer tail is also white-tipped. This bird makes calls with fast series of nasal barks in a “kehkehkehkeh…” voice call at a speed of c. 8 notes per second.
  • Black dwarf hornbill– The black dwarf hornbill is a small bird that has an average of 32cm and males have an average weight of 96.6-135g while females weigh less at an average of 83.4g. It has a black hornbill with a white eye stripe and a tail with a white tip. The black dwarf hornbill makes a voice call with 2-3 high pitched whistling notes or a single high piping notes.
  • Red-billed hornbill– This species has a body length of 35cm and males weigh in at 124-185g while females weigh between 90-151g. They have spotted wing coverts and their outer tail is white. Their bills are long slender and red in colour. This species makes a high pitched single clucking notes in contactor low-intensity alarm that becomes or intense and irregular when alarmed with a “kok-kok-kok-kok-kok” sound.
  • Red rumped tinker bird– This is a small forest bird with a body length of 12-13cm and weighs 14-21.1g. both male and female tinker birds have glossy black upperparts with yellow wing bars and a red rump. The red-rumped tinker bird makes a voice call of unbroken series of a “pop” notes at 1.3 notes per second.
  • African piculet– This is a small bird species with a body length of 9-10 cm. this species also resembles the Crombec species but the African piculet males have their foreheads between chestnut to rufous colour. The African piculet makes a high trill “ti-ti-ti-ti-ti” sound call.
  • White throated blue swallow– This species is 14-17 cm long, the white-throated blue swallow has glossy dark blue upper parts with a bright chestnut crown, white throat and greyish-white underparts and underwing coverts. It has a forked like tail that is blackish blue.
  • Maxwell’s black weaver– It has a body length of 13-15cm and weigh between 25-30g. the male maxwell’s black weaver have plumage black with glossy upper parts with nape feathers that have white bases. This species of weaver birds make a soft sizzling call with a “chick chick”
  • Lemon billed crombec– It has a body length of 8cm and weighs 8-9g. lemon-billed Crombec have a short bill with a lemon color and their underpart are yellow in color. The male species has an olive grey head with pale grey ear coverts and the upper parts are also olive grey. The lemon-billed crombec makes high piercing notes of “tsiuu-tsiuu-tsiuu”
  • Orange checked waxbill– This species has a body length of 10cm weighing between 6.5-9.6 g. the male species has an orange patch from the lores to the superciliary area and also its ear coverts are orange. They have a nape grey forehead that merges with a brown mantle and back. The orange cheeked waxbill makes a nasal and strident “zee” or chi-dee-chi”

With all these bird species and more, Semuliki national park is indeed a truly remarkable birding destination. However its not only Semuliki that will give a birding experience to remember for a lifetime because Uganda is well gifted with other various birding destinations such as Queen Elizabeth National Park which is home to 600 bird species hence being Uganda’s largest birding destination hence being Uganda’s biggest birding destination, LakeMburo National Park has 475 bird species with endemic bird species that aren’t found elsewhere like the Karamoja apalis. Murchison falls National Park is equally endowed with 450 bird species.

With all these attractions at your disposal while on your Uganda wildlife safari to Semuliki expect to have an exciting Uganda safari adventure as there are numerous Uganda safari activities in Semuliki national park besides birding. Some of these other Uganda tourist activities in Semuliki National Park include Uganda cultural safari encounters with the Bakonzo and nature walks. In order for you to maximize your Uganda safari tour experience in Semuliki National Park you need to make an overnight stay in any of the numerous Uganda safari accommodations in Semuliki national park. Some of these Uganda hotels in Semuliki include luxury lodges like Semuliki safari lodge, Ntoroko game lodge, Kyaniga safari lodge which is located near Semuliki. Mid-range lodges that can be used while on a safaris Uganda to Semuliki national park include Kirumia guest house, Bumuga campsite. If you are interested in a safari Uganda to Semuliki National Park there are various tour companies in Uganda that offer Uganda safaris tours to Semuliki for birding experience and these include Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd and Wild Gorilla Safari

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4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Hiking Safari in Mt Elgon National Park

4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Hiking Safari in Mt Elgon National Park

Overview of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Hiking Safari in Mt Elgon National Park

This 4 days Uganda hiking safari in Mt Elgon National Park gives you an opportunity to traverse the lower slopes of Mt Elgon as well as other safari activities such as a cultural tour with the Basamasaba, mountain biking, then rock climbing.

This Uganda safari takes you to Mt Elgon which is located within the boundaries of Mount Elgon National Park that is located in eastern Uganda on the border of Uganda and Kenya. This Uganda wildlife safari to Mt Elgon National Park Uganda  gives a unique opportunity to come face to face with some of mt Elgon’s wide variety of attractions that range from primates like monkeys such as the De brazza monkeys, blue monkeys, vervet monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and other mammals include the serval cats, spotted hyenas, forest elephants and forest buffaloes, duikers and leopards to 300 bird species like Moorland francolin, moustached green tinker bird, Jackson francolin, Black-collared Apalis, Black-shouldered kite, Tacazze sunbird and the endangered Lammergeyer bird.

Highlights of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Hiking Safari in Mt Elgon National Park

Day 1 of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari: Transfer from Kampala to Mbale

Day 2 of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari:  Have a nature walk to Sipi falls then engage in rock climbing

Day 3 of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari:   Have a morning mountain biking session then an afternoon cultural encounter.

Day 4 of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari:   Return trip to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Hiking Safari in Mt Elgon National Park

Day 1 of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari:   Wake up early in the morning and have a nice breakfast as you prepare yourself for a Uganda tour adventure of a lifetime. Our guide will pick you up early in the morning so as to ensure that you don’t miss out on any activity during this fully packed first day of this short Uganda wildlife safari to Mount Elgon National Park Uganda. This short Uganda wildlife tour takes you on any a tour to Uganda journey that covers 256km or 6-7 hours journey. As you enjoy this tour in Uganda road trip, you will be in for a variety of fascinating encounters and road stops. These include a stunning stop at Namawojolo which allows you an opportunity to taste Uganda’s version of KFC which roasted chicken on sticks and if you are a total vegetarian there is a wide variety of sweet and organic Ugandan fruits to choose from. From here, proceed to with your Uganda safari tour journey as you drive through the incredibly beautiful tropical forest of Mabira and if you are lucky, you might just some of the inhabitants of these forests such as the grey monkeys waiting for you along this route.  Have a lunch stop in Jinja and also have a relaxed boat cruise to the source of the Nile.  Enjoy the rest of your safari in Uganda journey to Mbale which only comes to an end with a stop after your arrival to the lodge.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Sipi river lodge,

Midrange: Mbale resort

Budget: Chepkui cottages and Annex, Kapkwai forest camp, UWA Bandas and cottages.

Day 2 of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari:  Wake up to the melodic twittering of several of the 300 bird species that are found here as they sing their hearts off to the new daybreak on this safari to Uganda in mt Elgon. Enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee that is brewed using a freshly picked aromatic Arabica coffee that is grown on the fertile soils of the Elgon mountain. Get into our the vehicle which can be any of wide fleet of safari cars such as 4×4 land cruisers for hire in Uganda, 4×4 safari vans for hire in Uganda, 4×4 supercustom vans for hire in Uganda and transfer to the starting place of a hike to the beautiful Sipi falls. This hike takes you through the Sabiny community and you have an opportunity to meet these amazing people as they go about their daily routines such as tending to their gardens. The little kids here are amazing as they give the most genuine and innocent smile you have ever seen. As you draw close to the falls you are welcomed by their loud thunders. On getting to the falls you will be stunned by these magnificent creations of nature as you see water plummeting 96m below the ground and this gives a beautiful view like no other. Have a photo moment at these beautiful falls of Uganda, have your packed lunch then get your rock climbing boots ready because you now going to climbing this cliff face up to the top to crown off the 2nd of your Uganda safari experience here. After reaching the top, begin your hike back to the starting point then return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accomodation options

Luxury: Sipi River Lodge,

Midrange: Mbale Resort

Budget: Chepkui Cottages and Annex, Kapkwai Forest Camp, UWA Bandas and Cottages.

Day 3 of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari:  The third day of this safari Uganda comes with an early morning breakfast after which you get to enjoy a spectacular quad biking session which gives you an opportunity to meet the locals that live in this area. This biking session begins from Sipi town centre and proceeds to Chema hill in Kapchorwa town the place of Uganda’s athletes. At the top of the hill, you will get to have spectacular views of the sipi falls from a far distance as well as the Karamoja plains. Return to the lodge for a locally inspired lunch buffet then venture out to meet engage in a nice cultural encounter with the local Sabiny people. During this cultural safari encounter with the Sabiny, you will have an opportunity to have an understanding of their cultural norms and practices including the infamous female genital mutilation and what these practices symbolize to these people.

 Accommodation options

Luxury: Sipi river lodge,

Midrange: Mbale resort

Budget: Chepkui cottages and Annex, Kapkwai forest camp, UWA Bandas and cottages.

Day 4 of the 4 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari:   Have a relaxed morning breakfast then start your return journey back to Kampala with a lunch stop in Jinja. After lunch transfer to the Jinja jetty for a boat cruise to the source of the Nile then finally proceed to Kampala or Entebbe for a flight back home. If you still have got more time in Uganda, you can extend your Uganda experience with a birding safari to Semuliki National Park Uganda. some of the Uganda safari attractions in Semuliki National Park or tourists attractions in Semuliki National Park include 441bird species, the Bambuti people a wide variety of monkey species and the famous Sempaya hot springs. Some of the tourist activities in Semuliki National Park include birding, cultural safaris and hiking safaris. some of the Uganda safari accommodations in Semuliki National park include semuliki safari lodge, mountains of the moon hotel in fort portal

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1 Day Mgahinga Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 1 Day Uganda Birding Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla Park.-Uganda Safari News

1 Day Mgahinga Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 1 Day Uganda Birding Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla Park.-Uganda Safari News

 

Overview of the 1 Day Mgahinga Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 1 Day Uganda Birding Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

This 1-day Uganda birding safari gives you an opportunity to meet several of the 180 bird species and also an epic cultural encounter with the Batwa inside Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is found in southwestern Uganda about 500km or 12-hour drive from Kampala the capital of Uganda. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is home to wide biodiversity of species such as mountain gorillas, golden monkeys and 180 bird species as well as the fascinating Batwa people who are believed the earliest inhabitants of these forests. Given long drive time from Kampala to get to Mgahinga which makes a 1-day safari to Mgahinga quite impossible, this 1-day birding safari Uganda will begin from Kigali the capital of Rwanda which is quite close to Mgahinga Gorilla Park as it lies only150km or 3.5hours of a drive from  Kigali.

Highlights of the 1 Day Mgahinga Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 1 Day Uganda Birding Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

Transfer from Kigali to Mgahinga Gorilla Park, engage in a birding session then an afternoon Batwa cultural experience.

Detailed itinerary of  the 1 Day Mgahinga Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 1 Day Uganda Birding Safari in Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

Kick starts off this incredible adventure to Mgahinga National Park with an early morning pick up after early morning breakfast at your hotel in Kigali and this leads on the start of an awesome road trip adventure through the rolling hills of Rwanda. This road adventure is fascinating as your eyes are in for a treat of the truly magical experience loaded with a lot of sightings that will leave you breathless as you get to view the mountain gardens on the hills of Rwanda. you may also meet the many Rwandan children running to school in case the school term is open. This road trip to Mgahinga National Park on your birding safari Uganda via Kigali Rwanda is a very comfortable one as it is done on the tarmacked road all the way to Cyanika border which is about 125 km away from Kigali the capital of Rwanda. Cross into the Ugandan territory on this Uganda tour and be fascinated by the towering hills and the never-ending winding corners as you drive towards your final destination. On arrival to the park headquarters begin your birding expedition which puts you on a search mission of several of the 180 bird species such as African paradise flycatcher, black kite, cape robin chat, pin tailed whydah, speckled mousebird, African olive pigeon, African swift Ruwenzori batis, Ruwenzori nightjar, Ruwenzori turaco and many others. After about 3 hours of birding return to the headquarters for a short debrief then transfer to any of nearby safari lodges for lunch buffet. After this nice lunch, expect to be stunned by the Batwa way of life as you engage in a nice cultural experiential visit to the Batwa. Find your way to Batwa’s jungle clinic and get enlightened about how the Batwa used to heal themselves of their ailments. As you climax, this cultural exchange with the Batwa, engage in a spectacular signature Batwa cultural performance that comes with Batwa dances and singing.  After this Batwa cultural exchange experience, embark on a road trip back to Kigali and this concludes your tour to Uganda in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

On your next Uganda tour, visit Semuliki national park have a cultural encounter with the Bambuti people who have a striking semblance to the Batwa as they have also lived in the forests of Semuliki in Uganda on the Uganda Congo border for quite a long time. During this safari in Uganda to Semuliki National Park, you are in for a birding adventure of a lifetime as Semuliki National Park has over 441bird species with many Congo biome endemic species as well as Albertine rift endemics. On your Uganda safari tour to Semuliki National Parkyou are free to choose to lodge in of the Uganda safari accommodations in Semuliki National Park Uganda such as Semuliki Safari Lodge, Ntoroko Game Lodge, Mountains Of The Moon, Kirumia Guest House And Bumuga Campsite. Getting to Semuliki national park is possible by both road and air transport. Using road transport, Semuliki National Park is 360km away from Kampala while a flight to Semuliki National Park lasts for about 3 hours from Entebbe international airport.

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3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Lake Mburo Park- Uganda Safari News

3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Lake Mburo Park- Uganda Safari News

Overview of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Lake Mburo Park.

This 3 days Uganda birding safari to Lake Mburo National Park takes you a Uganda safari adventure to Lake Mburo National Park as you engage in a myriad of stunning activities such as a game drive birding session, nature hike, morning horse ride evening biking and a boat cruise on Lake Mburo.

 Lake Mburo National Park Uganda is one of the popular Uganda wildlife safaris destinations that is found on the western Uganda tourism circuit. Lake Mburo National Park is located in Uganda which is found in the East African region on the African continent on the geographical coordinates of 00o37’40”S 30o58’00”E. Lake Mburo National Park lies 250 km or 3 and ½ hour drive from Kampala city Uganda’s capital in the western district of Kiruhura and covers about 370 sq. km of land making it Uganda’s smallest savannah plains national park. Lake Mburo National Park occupies relatively flat lands with its highest elevation point being 1,828m above sea level and lowest elevation point is 1,220m above sea level.

Highlights of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Lake Mburo Park

Day 1of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari: Transfer from Kampala and a full day birding experience.

Day 2 of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari:  Have a morning game drive and an evening nature walk.

Day 3 of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari: Horse riding and transfer back to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Lake Mburo Park

Day 1 of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Lake Mburo Park: On your first day of this 3 days Uganda tour to Lake Mburo National Park By waking up early and ready yourself for an exhilarating Uganda safari experience. Pick up from your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe will be done by any of our highly experienced safari guides using any of our fleet of safari cars. Enjoy your journey to Lake Mburo on this short Uganda wildlife safari as it comes with beautiful road sightings and stops that gives you a rather spectacular Uganda wildlife tour road cruise experience. have a stop at Kayabwe for a quick breakfast then enjoy a the equator experience that will fascinate given the fact you be able to straddle 2 completely different halves of this world at the same place and time since the equator line divides the planet into the northern and southern hemispheres from here. Continue with Uganda tour trip until you get to Lake Mburo National Park which lasts about 3-4 hours from Kampala. On reaching Lake Mburo transfer to your already pre-booked Uganda safari lodge then venture out to start your Uganda bird watching safari that takes you on a journey to site several of the 350 bird species that are found in Lake Mburo National Park for the entire day. Your Uganda birding safari is interlude with a lunch break then return to it for the rest of the day. Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mantana Tented Camp, Mihingo Lodge

Mid-range: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge, Arcadia Cottages Lake Mburo Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Safari Lodge

Budget: Eagle Nest Camp, Rwonyo Safari Camp

Day 2 of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Lake Mburo Park: Wake up from your peaceful slumber to the melodic twittering of the birds here as they sing joyfully to the dawn of a new day on this African savanna during your 3 days short Uganda safari. On a clear day, draw your curtains at letting the sun beam through the roam to give you a morning warm glow. Make your way to the restaurant and have a truly satisfying African breakfast treat. Jump into the 4×4 safari van or 4×4 luxury land cruiser and off you go to the open wilderness for a thrilling game drive that gets you in a prime position to see numerous wild mammals that are found in this park such as the Burchell zebras, the elands, the cape buffaloes, topis and on a lucky day, you might get a chance to spot the wild ninja cat- the leopard on a morning patrol. This game drive takes about 2-3 hours, return to the lodge and for a brief relaxation as you recount on the wildlife that you have sited during your morning game drive and wait for lunch.

After the sumptuous lunch, get out of the comfort of the lodge and take a nature stroll which gives a unique opportunity to get close to the tropical wilderness as you meet the wild animals and several of the 350 bird species that call this savanna plain home. After 1-2 hours of pure hiking safari in Lake Mburo, return to the lodge for an overnight stay and dinner.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mantana Tented Camp, Mihingo Lodge

Mid-range: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge, Arcadia Cottages Lake Mburo Lodge, Rwakobo Rock Safari Lodge

Budget: Eagle Nest Camp, Rwonyo Safari Camp

Day 3 of the 3 Days Lake Mburo Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Lake Mburo Park: Have another round of breakfast then transfer to the horse stables to begin your Uganda wildlife safaris horse riding adventure which sees you traverse this spectacular ecosystem without the annoying noises of the 4×4 safari land cruiser. This ride gives you the peace of mind you need to enjoy a savanna horse ride since the only sounds you get to listen to are those of nature and the galloping steps of your horse but not those of a revving engine of a 4×4 safari van. Return to the lodge and have an African buffet luncheon then check out of the lodge and embark on the return journey to Kampala.

Extend your short Uganda wildlife safari with a visit to Semuliki National Park which gives you more another perspective on Uganda safari birding experience. Semuliki National Park Uganda has over 441bird species with many Congo biome endemic species as well as Albertine rift endemics. On your safari tour to Semuliki National Parkyou are free to choose to lodge in any of the Uganda safari accommodations in Semuliki National Park Uganda such as Semuliki Safari Lodge, Ntoroko Game Lodge, Mountains Of The Moon, Kirumia Guest House And Bumuga Campsite. Getting to Semuliki national park is possible by both road and air transport. Using road transport, Semuliki National Park is 360km away from Kampala while a flight to Semuliki National Park lasts for about 3 hours from Entebbe international airport.

 

 

2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari / 2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari Uganda Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari / 2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari Uganda Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

This 2 days Uganda safari to Murchison Falls National Park gives a chance to explore the southern sector of Murchison falls that is majorly famous for the presence of many primates and forest birds. This Uganda safaris to Murchison falls gives you chance to indulge in chimpanzee trekking as well as a nature hike following the numerous trails here.

Overview of the 2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari / 2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari Uganda Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

Murchison falls national park is a unique ecosystem that has been meticulously preserved given the unique biodiversity that exists here. Murchison falls national park manifests itself in 2 different forms. The first is the open savanna grassland that covers the northern sector and this is home to many African savanna wild game which includes 4 out of Africa’s big 5 game which is present here and these include the lions, leopards, African bush elephants, and cape buffaloes. Other animals you find here include hippos in the Victoria Nile, kobs, giraffes and kobs, Jackson hartebeest. The southern sector is on the other hand composed of savanna woodland and tropical lowland rainforest called the Budongo forest. These forests are home to primates such as pottos monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys, L’Hoest monkeys as well as black and white colobus monkeys and numerous forest birds.

Highlights of the 2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari / 2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari Uganda Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

Day 1 of the 2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls national park then engage in an evening hike following any of the numerous nature trails that are this forest

Day 2 of the 2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari: Engage in a morning chimpanzee trekking then transfer back to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary of 2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari / 2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari Uganda Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

Day 1 of the 2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari / 2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari Uganda Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

Kick-off this safari Uganda with an early morning pick from your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe and embark on a Uganda tour journey to Murchison falls which lasts about 5-6 hours which are filled with spectacular road sightings and road stops. You will have a lunch stop in Nakasongola at Kabalega Dinners for a sumptuous lunch prepared by a team of experienced chefs whose aim is to complement your tour Uganda safari experience. Enjoy the rest of your journey to Murchison Falls National Park. This safari to Uganda to Murchison falls comes to an end with your arrival at your already pre-booked lodge where you receive a warm welcome from the present staff members that ensure that you are fully and comfortably settled in. take a breather then begin your short Uganda tour nature hiking safari in the forests of Budongo. On this nature hike come along with a good pair of binoculars that will definitely come in handy as you get to zoom in on some of these creatures that might just be far away from your sight. Some of the inhabitants you are likely to encounter on this Uganda safaris tours while on this hike include grey-cheeked mangabeys, black and white colobus monkeys and a variety of forest bird species. after about 1-2 hours of hiking depending o your physical fitness level return to the lodge for dinner.

Accomodation:

Luxury: Paara Safari Lodge, Bakers Lodge, Nile Safari Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Lodge

Midrange: Murchison River Lodge, Fort Murchison Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Budongo Eco Lodge

Budget: Budongo Eco Lodge, Red Chilli Rest Camp, Boomu Women’s Camp

Day 2 of the 2 Days Uganda Murchison Falls safari / 2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari Uganda Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

Wake up early in the morning then enjoy a nice breakfast to give the energy you need for the ultimate Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari that awaits you on this day. After breakfast, transfer to the starting point for a short briefing about the rules and regulations of chimpanzee trekking then start your chimpanzee trekking tour in Uganda. After finding the chimpanzees, you have an hour to observe these amazing creatures as they go about their daily routines. You can take many photographs so as to memorize this hour forever. After the lapse of your one contact hour with the chimpanzees, start short Uganda safari trek back to the starting point. Have lunch at Budongo Eco Lodge then start your short Uganda wildlife safari back to Kampala.

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Take A Birding Safari to The True Birders’ Haven

Have you ever heard of the true birders’ haven before? If not, no need to worry. Let me give a brief about this unique place called the true birders’ haven. This is none other than Semuliki National Park Uganda. Just like its catchphrase name suggests, Semuliki National Park comes is indeed a birders’ paradise given its 441 bird species of which 216 are truly forest birds. Other attractions in Semuliki National Park include the Bambuti people or the pygmies, 2 spectacular hot springs as well as wild mammals. You can engage in a myriad of activities in semuliki national park which include a Uganda birding safari, a cultural safari in Uganda and nature walks. On your visit to Semuliki, you can choose to stay at any of the Uganda safari accomodations in Semuliki National Park which are near the park such as Semuliki Safari Lodge, Kyaninga Lodge, Mountains Of The Moon And Kirumia Guesthouse.

 

 

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