6 days birding expedition in bwindi impenetrable national park
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6Days birding expedition in Bwindi impenetrable national park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. Its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests, which dates back over 25,000 years and contains almost 400 species of plants. The park provides habitat for some 120 species of mammals ten of which are primates and more than 45 small mammal species, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos and many endangered species.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Upon your arrival, you will meet our guide, exchange your money and transfer you to western Uganda for bird watching. Dinner and overnight at Buhoma community rest campwww.buhomacommunity.com
Day 2: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park-Buhoma-Ivi trail
After an early breakfast, you will proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable looking out for species like Black Bee-Eater, Tinkerbirds and Barbets, Woodpeckers, African Broadbill, Greenbuls, White-bellied Robin-Chat, Red-throated Alethe, Chapin’s Flycatcher, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Grauer’sWarbler,Mountain Masked Apalis, Bocage’s Bush-shrike, Luhder’s Bush-shrike, Pink-footed Puffback, Petit’sCuckooshrike, Starlings, Sunbirds, Black-billed Weaver, Brown-capped weaver, Dinner and overnight Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Campwww.sanctuaryretreats.com
Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park-Buhoma-Muyaga waterfall trail
You will get an early start to look for birds like Bar-tailed Trogon, Black Bee-Eater, White-headed Wood-hoopoe, Tinkerbirds and Barbets, Woodpeckers, African Broadbill, assorted Greenbuls, White-bellied Robin-Chat, Red-throated Alethe, Chapin's Flycatcher, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Black-faced Rufous Warbler, Grauer's Warbler, Short-tailed Warbler , Oberlander’s Ground Thrush ,Mountain Masked Apalis, Bocage's Bush-shrike, Luhder's Bush-shrike, Pink-footed Puffback, Petit'sCuckooshrike, Starlings, Black-billed Weaver, Brown-capped weaver among other birds. Dinner and OvernightSilverback Lodgewww.silverbacklodge.com
Day 4: Bird as you transfer to Ruhija via the Neck
After breakfast, bird as you transfer to Ruhija looking out for birds like Black Bee-eater, Red-throated Wryneck, Mountain Wagtail, Toro Olive-Greenbul, White-starred Robin, Olive Thrush, Cassin’s-grey Flycatcher, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Grauer’s Warbler, Chubb’s Cisticola, Banded Prinia, Mountain Masked Apalis, Chestnut-throated Apalis, Collared Apalis, Stripe-breasted Tit, Grey Cuckoo-shrike, Sharpe’s Starling, Regal Sunbird, Strange Weaver, Dusky Twinspot, Yellow Bishop and Black-throated Seedeater. Dinner and overnight Ruhija Gorilla Mist Campwww.gorillamistcamp.com
Day 5: Bird Mubwindi Swamp
After breakfast, walk down to the Mubwindi Swamp looking out for species like the Black-billed Turaco, Western Green Tinkerbird, Fine-banded Woodpecker, African Green-Broadbill, Shelly’s Crimsonwing, Mountain Greenbul, Yellow-streaked Greenbul, African Hill Babbler, Mountain Illadopsis, Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, Mountain Yellow Warbler, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Grauer’s Warbler, Chestnut-throated Apalis, Collared Apalis, Stripe-breasted Tit, Rwenzori Batis, Doherty’s Bush-shrike, Bar-tailed Trogon, Blue-headed Sunbird, Regal Sunbird and more!!!!!!!!!!Dinner and overnight Ruhija Gorilla Resortwww.asyanuttours-safaris.com
Day 6: Transfer to Kampala
You will be transferred to Kampala to meet your flight. Depending on your flight time, you may visit the craft village to buy souvenirs for your friends and lovely ones.