4 Days Murchison Falls Birding Tour
Welcome to our 4 Days Murchison Falls Birding Tour, a trip that takes you deep into one of the most beautiful national parks in Uganda, renowned for its spectacular waterfalls, diverse wildlife, and abundant bird species. This tour is designed for bird enthusiasts who want to experience the best of Uganda’s avian fauna while enjoying the scenic beauty of the park.
Detailed 4 Days Murchison Falls Birding Tour
DAY 1: Arrival and Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you’ll be met by our guide who will transfer you to Murchison Falls National Park, located in the northwestern part of Uganda. The journey takes approximately 5-6 hours, with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the endangered white rhinos. You’ll have lunch en route and arrive at your lodge in the late afternoon
DAY 2 : Birding in the Delta Area
On the second day of the tour, we’ll start early with a morning game drive in the delta area of the park. This area is known for its diverse bird species, including the rare Shoebill Stork, Goliath Heron, and the White-crested Turaco, among others.
You’ll also have a chance to spot other wildlife species such as elephants, lions, giraffes, and more. After the game drive, we’ll return to the lodge for breakfast and then head out for a boat cruise on the Nile River. The cruise offers spectacular views of the Murchison Falls as well as more bird species such as African Fish Eagles, Pied Kingfishers, and the elusive Pel’s Fishing Owl.
DAY 3 : Birding in the Savannah and Woodlands
After an early breakfast, we’ll embark on a game drive in the savannah and woodland areas of the park. This is the best time to spot the various bird species in the park, such as the Abyssinian Ground Hornbill, the Northern Carmine Bee-eater, and the Red-throated Bee-eater, among others. We’ll return to the lodge for lunch and take an afternoon siesta or visit the top of the falls for a scenic view of the Nile River cascading down the rock formation
DAY 4 : Departure
On the final day of the tour, we’ll have breakfast at the lodge and then start our journey back to Entebbe International Airport. We’ll make a stopover at Masindi town for lunch before proceeding to the airport for your onward flight.
In conclusion, the 4 Days Murchison Falls Birding Tour is a perfect getaway for bird enthusiasts who want to explore the avian fauna of Uganda’s most popular national park. The tour is designed to offer you the best birding experience, guided by our knowledgeable and experienced bird guides. With comfortable accommodation, delicious meals, and excellent birding opportunities, this tour is a must-do for any birding enthusiast visiting Uganda.
- Transportation in a tourist vehicle
- Services of the English speaking guide
- All activities are described in the itinerary.
- Drinking water
- Tourist Entry Visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Travel Insurance
- Items of Personal Nature
- Tips and Gratuities