Brief description of the itinerary.
This 2 day Uganda safaris offers you the best of the brief but an exciting bird experience in Uganda. It consist of bird watching at Uganda wildlife education center (uwec) Entebbe botanical gardens home to several Uganda bird species within the area of Kampala including lake Victoria then later heading to Mabamba swamps 50km from Kampala home to many bird species including the shoe bill stock.
Day 1: arrival and birding at the Entebbe botanical gardens.
In the morning after breakfast, move to Uganda wildlife education center formerly known as the Uganda zoo. While there you will be able to view the birds such as the grey parrots, 5 species of fly catchers i.e. crested shrikes flycatchers, swamp fly catchers, red bellied fly catcher also you will view the 10 species of weaver birds, crested cranes, African fish eagle etc. depart from UWEC and head to Entebbe botanical gardens for another bird watching experience. The botanical gardens consists of bird from all over Kampala they include those from Lake Victoria they include the African goshawk, Gabar, doves and many more. Later go for a lunch break and relaxation. In the evening you will go your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2: Birding in Mabamba swamps.
Early in the morning after breakfast, your guide will pick you and drive to Mabamba west of Kampala city about 50km from kampala.it contains a huge number of shoe bill stocks in Uganda. When you reach there, you will be briefed out your movements, get in the canoe being paddled by an experienced local personal, as your raw through the narrow water channels, you will begin to notice the presence of birds the most noticeable one include papyrus gonalek, squacco, African water rail, Allen’s gallinule, white faced whistling duck, African jacana and of course the shoe bill stock. Later ill you will get the vehicles and drive back to Kampala, arrive in the evening check in your hotel for dinner and overnight stay or be dropped at the airport in time for your scheduled flight.