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3 Days Lake Mburo Uganda birding safari

By October 3, 2018 No Comments

Overview of the 3 days Lake Mburo Uganda birding safari

Your 3 days Lake Mburo Uganda birding safari takes you to the closest, calm and diverse Uganda safari park from Kampala-Uganda’s capital (235km).  Its only at Lake Mburo National Park where you get a chance to have a walk in the wild and get so close to wildlife in their natural habitat. You can decide to do cycling, quad biking or horseback riding within the park since the park isn’t noted to have dangerous animals, this experience is only in this park.

The park is fabulous for bird watching with its landscape and home to a count of over 310 bird species alongside the wildlife. The highlight of the park is the Red-Faced Barbet which is endemic to the park in the whole of Uganda. There several other bird species in the park inclusive of the rare African Fin foot, shoebill stork (though sightings are rare), the Cormorant, Fish eagle, Pelican, Heron, Rufous-bellied Heron, Bateleur, White winged Warblers, Grey crowned crane, Brown Chested Plover, Tabora Cisticola, Lesser Blue Eared Starling, Buff Bellied Warbler, Black-bellied bustard, Brown chested Lapwing and many more.

3 days Lake Mburo Uganda birding safari highlights

Day 1: You will be driven by your professional Uganda birding tour guide to Lake Mburo National Park from Entebbe international airport upon arrival or from Kampala. You will have a stop at the equator and do birding in the evening.

Day 2: You will do birding the whole day in Lake Mburo visiting different spots.

Day 3: You will go for an early morning bird watching tour and then return to Entebbe international airport or Kampala.

Detailed 3 days Lake Mburo Uganda birding safari itinerary

Day 1 of your 3 days Lake Mburo Uganda birding safari

On this first day of your birding safari to Uganda’s Lake Mburo national park, your professional bird watching guide will pick you up from either the airport or Kampala and start the drive through the beautiful landscapes to Lake Mburo. During this 235km drive you will have a lot of stops along the way in search of specific bird species in given localities. You will stop at the equator for photography before you continue to Lake Mburo National Park. Depending on the time of arrival, you will do a short birding excursion in the park with great sightings of bird species at sunset.

Day 2 of your 3 days Lake Mburo Uganda birding safari

After a hearty breakfast at your lodge or hotel, you will go for a birding tour in the park on foot. The park is home to very calm wild species therefore you can walk through within the park with your ranger guide without any fears. You will later go for a birding and game drive through the park, during this drive you will see several bird species and wildlife including the Zebras. After a whole day in the park, you will return to your hotel or lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Day 3 of your 3 days Lake Mburo Uganda birding safari

On this last day, you will go for a birding excursion in the papyrus wetlands in search of the species there including the Red Papyrus Gonolek, Black Papyrus Gonolek and Yellow Papyrus Gonolek. After your last sightings and photography in the park, you will return to the hotel for lunch and your driver guide will drive you back to Kampala or Entebbe international airport for your departure flight.

Lake Mburo National park is too one of the greatest safari parks for Uganda wildlife safaris and within the western region is Bwindi impenetrable national park for Uganda gorilla safaris. Mgahinga gorilla national park is also a great destination for gorilla trekking tours in Uganda adjacent to Rwanda gorilla tours and Congo gorilla safari parks.



There’s no other safari activity that will offer you great beautiful memories like birding. Take this 3- days safari and have a great experience.








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