GHS---26 DAYS BIRDING SAFARI TO ALBERTINE ENDEMIC BIRDS OF UGANDA
GHS---26 DAYS OF BIRDING and MOUNTAIN GORILLAS UGANDA SAFARI
This is a once-in-a-lifetime bird Watching experience. This Safari takes you to all Uganda's prime birding spots including Africa's number one bird watching spot, RUHIJJA in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You have the opportunity to see specialties from the Albertine Rift Mountains and from the five biome species of Central and Eastern Africa to which Uganda is amidst. These biomes comprise the Sudan–Guinea Savanna with 22 Ugandan species restricted to it, the Guinea–Congo Forests biome with 144 species, the Lake Victoria Basin biome with 12 species, the Afro-tropical Highlands biome with 88 species, and the Somali–Masai biome with 32 species. All the selected sites are very rich in other wildlife and flora, expect to meet a big number of mammals for example; Lions, Buffaloes, Elephants, Leopards, Hippopotamus, Warthogs, and many more.
Focus: Birding & Game Viewing
Key Species: Shoebill Stork, Orange Weaver, Papyrus Gonolek, African Finfoot, Red-faced Barbet, Shelley's Crimson wing, African Green Broadbill, Handsome Francolin, Kivu Ground Thrush, Green-breasted Pitta, African Piculet, White-throated Blue Swallow, Puvel's Illadopsis, Nahan's Francolin, Karamoja Apalis, Fox's Weaver, Taita Falcon
Expected birds: over 650 Species Birding Pace: Moderate Physical Difficulty:
Moderate Group Limit:
Birding Photography: Worthwhile
Possible Extensions: Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees Trekking.