A 15-day birding tour
Day 1: Early morning transfer to Mabamba for the shoebill and other water birds. Drive to stop at Equator for lunch and proceed to L Mburo N.P. Evening birding around the camp, dinner and overnight at Rwakobo Camp.
Day 2: Early morning boat pm drive to Ruhizha overnight at Terven cottages. It is located at the edge of the park(the northern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable N.P)
Day 3: Whole day birding mubwindi swamp. You will go very early morning with packed lunch, dinner and overnight as above.
Day 4: Drive to buhoma birding via the ‘neck’ . The distance is short but with many birding stops. You will go with packed lunch from the hotel.Evening birding around the camp. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma Community Camp or Bwindi view.
Day 5: Whole day birding starts at the gate of the camp. You will go with packed lunch to avoid walking back. Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 6: Early morning walk to the UWA offices which are close to the camp to be briefed by the park
guides before proceeding for Gorilla trekking. Morning Gorilla trekking afternoon birding, Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 7: Early morning drive to Semliki via Queen Elizabeth N.P, kasese town down to the foot hills of Mount wenzori to Fort Portal town and proceed to Bundibudgo. This day is a long drive which will take close to 9 hours with a few stops. Some places, you will drive on rough roads others are good turmac. Dinner and overnight at vanilla lodge.
Day 8: Whole day birding Semliki(kirumia trail)with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 9: Whole day the new trail, transfer to Kibale N.P in the evening. The distance is 2 to 3 hrs drive from Semliki N.P to Kibale N.P. Dinner and overnight at Chimp Guest House. It is located at the entrance of the park.
Day 10: Early morning birding, afternoon Chimp trekking. Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 11:This is another day of long drive to Masindi. There are many stops for a bird or two. Dinner and overnight at Court view.
Day 12: Early morning drive to bird kaniopabidi. Evening transfer to Murchison and overnight at River lodge.
Day 13: Early morning game drive, afternoon boat trip. Overnight as above.
Day 14: Early morning drive to Budongo forest for birding(royale mile), afternoon transfer to Entebbe. It is about 5 to 6 hrs drive, so you will do a half day birding. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Entebbe.
Day 15: Early morning return flight back home.