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2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park

By September 19, 2018 No Comments

Overview of the 2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park

This 2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park introduces you to over 400 bird species, great adventure and wildlife within the vast savannah plains during your short Uganda safari. Your 2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park surprisingly starts immediately when you start your journey to the park with a bird sighted in each single Kilometer.

Uganda has over 1,070 bird species within 241,038km2 boosting about 50% of the African continent’s species, a phenomenal number for this small area. Murchison Falls national park alone hosts over 451 water, savannah, forest and rare bird species including Uganda’s prestigious bird the crested crane and the elusive shoebill stork. The safari starts and ends in Kampala-Uganda’s capital.

2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park safari highlights

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park and take an evening boat cruise downstream from Paraa.

Day 2: You will go birding in the park and return to Kampala

Details of the 2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 1 of your 2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park

2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National ParkYour drive from kampala will start as early as 7:00am to Murchison Falls National Park with several bird sightings during this interesting drive north of the equator. Your professional Uganda birding guide will help you identify these bird species as you head to Murchison Falls national park. Upon arrival at your hotel, you will have lunch, refresh then go to the park for a boat cruise downstream the Nile. Here you will sight many water species including the raptors. After several sightings you will return to the accommodation in Murchison Falls national park that was prior booked for dinner and an overnight.

Day 2 of your 2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park

After a memorable breakfast of your choice, you will head to the park for another great birding excursion. The Victoria Nile delta 20km voyage is the best for the early morning birding because of the high chances of sighting the elusive shoebill and other water birds. The boat downstream from paraa departs at 7:00am with opportunities of seeing the papyrus endemic species. The area around Red Chilli gives an opportunity to see the Silver bird, Blue Naped Mouse bird, Chestnut Crowned Sparrow Weaver and the localized white eyed seed eater. The Nile Safari Lodge is home to the elusive Shoebill Stork, Grey Cheeked Crane, Goliath Heron, Long toed plover and many more birds. Your professional Uganda birding tour guide will always guide you according to your interest. After the excursion, you return to the hotel for lunch and then drive back to Kampala with more sightings along the way.

End of your 2 days Uganda birding safari to Murchison Falls National Park

No matter how many countries you have birded before, Uganda is no similar to any, you will always get surprised.

 

 

 

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