3 DAY BIRDING IN KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL
PARK & QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK


Three days birding in kibale will get you looking out for birds like the Green-breasted Pitta, Yellow-billed Barbet, and African Emerald Cuckoo, Black-billed Turaco, Narina Trogon, Blue-shouldered Robin-chat, Sabine’s Spine tail, Chestnut Wattle eye and Narrow-tailed Starling among others. While here you will also have views of lots of other primates can also be seen among which are the Red Colobus, Black and white Colobus, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, Olive Baboon, Red-tailed Monkey, and L’Hoest’s Monkey.


Highlights


  • Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International AirPort
  • Day 2: Transfer to Kibale National Park Kanyanchu side.
  • Day 3: Bird in Bigodi then transfer to Queen Elizabeth.
  • Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala and catch flight back to your country

Detailed itinerary


Day 1: On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be received by our Company representative and transfer you to your accommodation place depending on arrival time. If you arrive early morning, you can relax at a hotel for late breakfast or early lunch then set off to Kibale Forest


Day 2: Birdind in Kibale Forest
After your breakfast, you will drive south to Kibale in the Toro Kingdom, with birding en-route you will start to look out for birds species like the Western banded Snake Eagle, Striped Kingfisher, Great blue Turaco, Lizard Buzzard, Lesser Striped Swallow, Joyful Greenbul, Chubb’s Cisticola, Masked Apalis, Cassin’s Grey Flycatcher, Whinchat, Stonechat, Green-headed Sunbird, Common Fiscal among others. On arrival at (the primate capital of the world) kibale forest national park you will check into the hotel have dinner and overnight at one of the lodges.


Day 3: Kibale National Park kanyanchu side.
Proceed to bird the side of Kanyanchu after having breakfast look out for bird species like the Green-breasted Pitta, Yellow-billed Barbet, and African Emerald Cuckoo, Black-billed Turaco, Narina Trogon, Blue-shouldered Robin-chat, Sabine’s Spinetail, Chestnut Wattle eye and Narrow-tailed Starling among others. You will break for your lunch meal and then be back to search for more bird species that you weren’t able to see in the morning. Lots of other primates can also be seen among which are the Red Colobus, Black and white Colobus, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, Olive Baboon, Red-tailed Monkey, and L’Hoest’sMonkey. After the activity go back to the lodge for and overnight.


Day 4: Bird in Bigodi and transfer back to Kampala
Following your breakfast meal will be the Bigodi swamp walk to look out for bird species of which you will also have a view of other primates in the swamp. You will head back to hotel just in time for your lunch meal. And there after the meal you will check out of the hotel to transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park with birding enroute.Coming back in time for lunch. After lunch, start the drive south to Queen Elizabeth National Park driving along the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains (crossing the equator) and birding en-route. Look out for birds like, Lizard Buzzard, Blue-spotted Wood Dove, Great Blue Turaco, Blue-breasted Kingfisher, Black-and-white Casqued Hornbill, Woodland Kingfisher, Pygmy Kingfisher, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Double-toothed Barbet, little Greenbul, Winding Cisticola, ZittingCisticola, Green Crombec, Black-and-white Shrike-Flycatcher, Black-headed Gonolek, Bronze Sunbird, Fan-tailed Widowbird, Black Bishop, Black-crowned,Waxbill
End of Tour


What to carry for your 3 day Birding tour in Kibale Forest
  • Camera and charger
  • Sunglasses
  • Light and heavy clothes
  • Hiking boots
  • Binoculars (if available)

INCLUSIONS:


  • Airport Transfers
  • Transportation by a 4wd safari vehicle
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Chimp permits
  • Birding excursions
  • Canoe ride at Mabamba for Birding
  • Night Birding experience
  • Park fees
  • Room use for refreshment on the last day for the safari
  • Game drives
  • Services on an English speaking Professional Bird guide.

EXCLUSIONS: –


  • Airfares
  • isas or Insurance
  • Tips to local guides
  • Porterage or Laundry
  • Soft or alcoholic
  • drinks or mineral water (excl. water in the vehicles)
  • Items of a personal nature
  • any meals not indicated above
  • any tours not mentioned from the itinerary above
  • AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance

NOTE: We arrange for you three (3) different accommodation classes that is; Luxury, Mid-range and Budget. You are advised to choose according to your safari budget/spend plan
Primate Lodge Kibale
Nyinabulitwa Country Resort
Chimps’ Nest
Kanyanchu River Camp
Kibale Forest Camp