Birding destinations in Uganda are Mabamba swamp known for shoe bills, Mabira forest, Kazinga channel in queen elizabeth park, semuliki valley, Lake Bunyonyi and Ruhija in Bwindi forest.This safari begins and ends from kampala or Entebbe at 8am, after breakfast, you are picked from your hotel and drive through fort portal Bundibugyo to reach the park.
Day 1 semuliki
The journey offers you beautiful sceneries of the mountains of the moon and plantations, arriving time for the afternoon birding at the entrance of the park. The entrance passes through beautiful Borassus savannah and extensive grass lands that harbour bird species such as common scimitarbill, African grey hornbill, Crested francolin, Helmeted guinea fowl and many more. Have dinner and over night at Semliki Safari Lodge.
Early in the morning take breakfast, and with packed lunch go for full day birding on the Kirumira trail or forest. This early morning birding rewards you with species like African scops Owl,Pearl spotted Owlet and Night jars. The Forest being a home to some of the Congo biome species this birding will also reward you with birds like, African piculet, Zenkel, Red billed, Nkurengu rail, honey guide, Black chested cuckoo, red rumped tinkerbird, Rufous sided broadbill, Green tailed bristle bill, White bellied, dwarf and Pygmy kingfishers, piping, white thighed, black and white casqued, and African pied hornbills, fire crested alethe, red bellied and blue billed malimbe, black wattled, black bill and white crested hornbill, swamp palm bulbul, forest scrub robin, Leaf love, red breasted sparrow hawk, and others. Over night and dinner at Semuliki safari lodge.