1 Day Mabamba Bird Watching Tour
This 1 Day Mabamba Bird Watching Tour happens in Mabamba swamp, a natural home for Shoebills and one of the Important Birding Sites in Uganda. For birders, this is an opportunity to watch a big number of birds.
The 1-day Mabamba bird watching tour occurs in Mabamba swamp, a natural home for Shoebills and one of the Important Birding Sites in Uganda. For birders, this is an opportunity to watch a big number of birds (about 260 bird species recorded in Mabamba bay) in the shortest period possible while just near the airport on the edge of lake Victoria.
The 1-day Mabamba bird-watching tour is one of the best Uganda birding safari trips crafted for you to sight the diversity of avifaunal species that make Uganda a birder’s paradise. Your bird-watching expedition allows you to enjoy the amazing sight of the elusive shoebill storks.
This one bird-watching experience involves exploring Mabamba Wetland along the lush shores of Lake Victoria, west of Entebbe. Your trip starts and ends in Kampala about 1 and half hours’ drive in a 4×4 Safari Vehicle.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
Trip highlights of 1-day Mabamba Bird Watching Tour
- Bird watching
- Spotting the shoebill stork
- 2 boat cruise/ride to Mabamba Wetland
- Scenic view of Lake Victoria and Mabamba Swamp
Detailed Tour Plan of 1 Day Mabamba Bird Watching Tour
Have a hefty breakfast and afterwards vacate your hotel in Kampala, ready to embark on 60 minutes’ drive west of Entebbe. Make sure you have a good camera and binoculars to boost your birding experience. Arrive early to take a boat ride to start your long day of bird spotting with expectations to sight the elusive shoebill storks.
The other interesting bird species to keep you excited on your birding tour in Maamba include yellow-billed ducks, common Squacco heron, Angola swallows, whale-headed stork, malachite kingfishers, purple herons, blue-breasted kingfishers, spur-winged goose, great cormorant, sooty chat, red-billed fire finch, little stint, African fish eagles, blue breasted bee-eaters, lesser jacannas, pied kingfishers, crowned hornbill, knob-billed duck and a lot more.
Get back on your canoe/boat ride, relax and then drive back to your hotel/area of residence. This will mark the end of your Uganda bird watching safari in Mabamba, Wetland.
- Bottled drinking water
- Photography & touring
- Pick up and drop off at a hotel in Kampala/Entebbe
- 2 boat rides (in the morning & afternoon)
- Service of an English-speaking tour guide
- Bird sighting
- Traveling in a 4×4 Safari Car
- Laundry services
- Hotel fees after the trip
- Beverages/other drinks
- Telephone bills
- Optional Activities
What to carry on 1-day Mabamba bird-watching trip
- Good shoes
- Birding pack
- Field Guide Book
- Safari hat
- Insect repellent
- Light rain jacket