Juvenile Kingfisher in flight
Are you a birding fanatic? Prime safaris proudly present to you 2 days Uganda birding safari to Queen Elizabeth national park that will definitely see you put your passion to work as you search for several of the 600 bird species that are found here.
This 2-days safari Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Parks will reveal to you why this national park was dubbed “the medley of wonders”. Located along the western Uganda safari circuit, Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda is a sprawling savannah plains park that is filled with an incredible amount of wildlife biodiversity to feast your eyes on as you get the best of this wildlife safari Uganda with numerous attractions ranging from 95 mammal species, which includes the rare tree-climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, hippos, a wide range of antelope family, a variety of monkey species and chimpanzees, 600 bird species and many reptiles like the Nile crocodiles, snakes and lizards and a number of volcanic features like volcanic cones and crater lakes like lake Katwe and Kikorongo.
Special attractions that will catch your eye.
The epitome of this wildlife safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park
will be a tour Uganda boat cruise over the Kazinga channel for a sight of numerous waterbird species that are found here. Enjoy a drive over the Kasenyi plains and search for most of the savannah birds that call Queen Elizabeth their home.
Summary of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth Birding Safari / 2 days Uganda Birding Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park
National Park that leads you to a remarkable 7-hour journey that is fully loaded
with awesome roadside stopovers and sightings that will keep your eyes firmly
glued on for the entire journey. In the evening, enjoy a relaxed and captivating boat
ride over the Kazinga channel that will leave you breathless on this 2 days Uganda
tour. The second day breaks to an epic Uganda wildlife safari encounter of
Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda finest mammals as you do a morning game drive
over the Kasenyi plains after which enjoy a transfer back to Kampala via Kasese-
Fort portal – Mityana road.
Detailed itinerary of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth Birding Safari / 2 days Uganda Birding Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 1 of the 2-days short Uganda tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park commences with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Kampala or from Entebbe then embark on an adventure road trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park which is about 7- hour drive away but this wildlife safari Uganda journey is an adventure of its own as it’s loaded with memorable road experiences and exciting stops and road sightings
Enjoy the Uganda tour road adventure
Your memorable wildlife tours in Uganda experiences begin with a stop in Kayabwe at latitude 0 o or commonly known as the equator line which divides the world into 2 halves. While here, you get to experience spectacular safaris Uganda moment of living in 2 different halves of the world at the same time and place and also get to know of the change in direction of water movement in these 2 halves and at the equator itself. Please take as many photos as you so as to immortalize this moment forever. Your next stop is Lukaya a roadside market where you be greeted by enchanted men and women carrying an assortment of fresh and organic sweet Ugandan fruits and chilled drinks for you to choose from and if you don’t mind, you can also try out the Ugandan version of “KFC” which is freshly roasted chicken on sticks, trust me when I say its “finger-licking good!” Now your last stop on this incredible wildlife tours in Uganda journey is in Mbarara town at Igongo Cultural Center for a hearty African fine dining experience where you get to taste a truly Ugandan buffet made of various local staple foods around Uganda.
The journey that never ceases to give
Enjoy the rest of the short Uganda safari journey as you drive through the green tea estates of Bushenyi and watch out for the dramatic plunge of land escape as you get to drive through the eastern edge of the western arm of the great east African rift valley. Your drive ends with your arrival at the lodge where you will be welcomed by the elegant and truly warm-hearted Ugandan staff who will see to it that you have a comfortable stay at the lodge. As we welcome the setting of the sun over the horizon of Queen Elizabeth National Park, enjoy a one in the world Uganda birding watching safari session as you do a boat cruise over the spectacular Kazinga channel which puts in prime position to view several of 600 bird species that are seen hovering in the skies of Queen Elizabeth National Parklike Chapin flycatchers, African finfoot, African hobby, shoebill stork, black bee-eater, papyrus gonolek, Caspian plover, great blue turaco, common sand martin, great white pelican, pink backed pelican, red chested sunbird. The end of this activity culminates in the end what has been a busy Uganda wildlife safari tours day with incessant wonders.
Day 2 of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth Birding Safari / 2 days Uganda Birding Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up on the second day of your wildlife safari Uganda to the melodious the twittering of many of the 600 bird species that are official residents of this tropical paradise as they sing to the new dawn of the day and this is usually coupled with loud interjection of various mammal sound calls made by numerous wild game that roam the savanna plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda.
Believe your eyes when you see them…
Set off to an early morning birding drive over the Kasenyi plains and get a thrilling view of numerous of the bird species that are found roaming the grassland plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Some of the birds you are to encounter include the collared pratincole, palm nut vulture, swamp flycatcher, common sand martin, caspian plover, spotted redshank, western banded snake eagle, African skimmer. After this, Uganda bird watching safari retreat to the lodge and partake of a hearty breakfast then check out and embark on a return journey back to Kampala via – fort portal- Mityana road with a lunch stop in Fort portal.
Where else in Uganda to do get a truly magical Uganda wildlife experience?
Uganda is known as the pearl of Africa and you can decide to extend your Uganda
Did you know that Uganda is also home to the elusive mountain gorillas.?!
Yes Uganda is home to over 400 gorillas and you can do a Uganda gorilla safari to visit these majestic creatures in their natural home Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on a 3-day gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, 4 days gorilla trekking safari and Queen Elizabeth tour,
and long gorilla tours in Rwanda packages such as a 1-day Rwanda gorilla
trekking tour, 3days gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda.