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5 Days Birding and Fishing Uganda Safari

Birding and Fishing Uganda Safari

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $2148
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 5 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Murchison Falls
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Night drive
  • Birding
  • Boating
This 5-day fishing and birding safari takes you to Murchison Falls Uganda’s biggest National park with about 450 bird species which gives birders a big chance to spot birds like Grey and Yellow Long bill, Olive Green Cameroptera, Tit Hylia, Yellow Billed, Yellow Spotted, Speckled, and Hairy Breasted Barbet, African pitta, Soty Fly Catcher, Fire Crested Allethe, Nahan’s Francolin, Weyn’s weaver, purple-throated cuckoo-shrike and many more. Besides wildlife safaris, Uganda is incomparably one of the exceptional spot fishing destinations in Africa. Nile perch weighing in between 20 – 180 kgs are the main catch in both Murchison falls and Lake Victoria. Safari Highlights • Spot Fishing on Lake Victoria & Murchison Falls • Game drives • Launch trip in Murchison falls • Mabamba shoebill excursion

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Arrival at Entebbe International Airport meet and great with Ganyana safari driver /guide and

transfer to your overnight accommodation. You will get briefed on how you can get the best

experience from your fishing safari.

Day 2: Spot Fishing on Lake Victoria & Mabamba shoebill Excursion

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Lake Victoria for half day fishing activity from a fully

equipped boat as well as other fishing equipment’s, you will spend four hours on the Lake

enjoying spot fishing on the Lake. In the afternoon we head to Mabamba swamp for the Shoebill

Stork and other water birds like the African and Lesser Jacana, Allen’s and Purple Gallinule,

Yellow Billed Duck, Purple and common Squacco Heron, Northern Brown Throated Weaver,

Malachite Kingfisher, after which we head to back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Transfer to Murchison falls – Birding and hike top of the falls

After breakfast, you will start your journey to Murchison falls through the famous Luwero

triangle, Budongo forest on the western arm of the Rift valley, with lots of bird species and great

sceneries reaching the park in the afternoon. Head to top of the falls where the Nile perfects its

beauty before transferring to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Days 4: Boat trip, Game drives & Fishing in Murchison Falls NP
After breakfast, go for a brief game viewing session before going for fishing is from the rocks

around several pools below the Falls. In the afternoon, you may go for a launch cruise on the

Nile River. This cruise will take you to the bottom of the thundering falls. It involves having a

scenic view of schools of hippos, huge crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water

birds such as the rare shoebill, cormorants, ducks, bee-eaters, skimmers, fish eagle, kingfishers and herons.

Day 5: Murchison Falls-Entebbe
After breakfast take on a leisurely drive to Kampala arriving at your preferred accommodation

afternoon. 

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • • Lake Victoria Hotel
  • • Pakuba Safari Lodge

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