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For dedicated Ornithologists, specialized birders and budding birding beginners, we tailor your birdwatching Uganda tour and safari needs into one perfect birding itinerary. The country is a premier birdwatching destination on the African continent, with more than 1,060 bird species and it is the smallest of the four African countries whose bird list hits the 1000 mark, making it an appealing destination for birding African holidays.

The rich blend of its eco-system and biodiversity composed of extensive savannas, tropical forests, wetlands and idyllic water bodies among other factors make birdlife flourish. The country is at the confluence of the West African jungle and East African savannas and this explains its alluring diversity of bird species as well a huge appeal for birdwatching Uganda safaris and tours.  

Birding in Uganda is complete and exceptional, it is a destination that has attracted the attention of birders and researchers over the years, it and some of its sites have received a number of birding accolades for example; in 2012, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park was voted No.1 among Africa’s best birding sites by the African Bird Club and in October 2013, the African Geographic listed the top 10 impressive birds to lookout for while on a birdwatching tour or safari in Uganda.

Because of its impressive diversity, birdwatching safaris in Uganda can be done almost everywhere even in the vicinity of accommodations in tourist areas, and cultivated fields among others but major key sites will definitely not miss out on any birders itinerary who makes it for birding Uganda Safari. These site include but not limited to; Semliki National Park with 440 bird species and Bwindi Impenetrable- 350 species, they also have the highest numbers of the Albertine Rift endemics. Queen Elizabeth National Park hosts more than 600species and its classified as an Important Birding Area (IBA) by Birding International, Murchison Falls National Park with 451species and Kidepo Valley with 475 will reward you with the best savanna species.

Kibale Forest National Park is home to forest varieties and with a count of over 372 species and 6 that are endemic to the Albertine Rift region. Mabamba wetland near Entebbe, Tooro-Semliki wildlife reserve, Budogo Forest, Bigodi wetland near Kibale Forest and many other sites will undeniably make your birdwatching Uganda tour epic.

The appealing list of the bird variety includes; the Great Blue Turaco, the pre-historic looking Shoebill Stork, Shelley’s Crimson-wing, African Green Broadbill, Green Breasted Pitta, Doherty’s Bush Shrike, Short-tailed Warbler, Egyptian Vulture and Palm-nut Vulture among others. For a keen birder aim for and expect to see at least 500+ species on a single 10 day and above birdwatching Uganda tour while for a starter, aim for 300+ in the same period.

For a painstakingly organized birding African safari, Avens Travel World is a Ugandan bred Destination Management Company, which will take care of all detail for your birdwatching Uganda tours and safari program. Whether you want to undertake a short birding tour of 1or 2 to 8 days or 10 days and above of birdwatching only, or combined with other activities like; African Photography safaris, Culture, Game viewing, Adventures, and Gorilla tracking among others we will customize all your needs in one perfect itinerary.  

3 Days Birding in Mabamba and Lake Mburo
Overview: On this short birdwatching Uganda tour and safari, you will go birding in Mabamba wetland and Lake Mburo national park. Birding in Uganda is flawless, it is a beautiful country with an impressive range of habitats, a factor that makes birdlife flourish and it’s indeed a birdwatching ....
9 Days Birding and Primate Tracking
Overview: On this Uganda birdwatching safari / tour and chimpanzee primate tracking Uganda safari, you will visit Kibale, Semliki and Murchison Falls national parks. Uganda is a prime birding destination, its verdant eco system characterized by lush forests, swamps, water bodies and extensive savan ....
10 Days Shoebill Birding Special in Uganda
Overview: This is a 9 nights Shoebill Stork birdwatching Uganda tour / safari special. Though other birds will also be seen or watched, it is a special birdwatching safari designed especially for those that are enthusiastic about seeing this bird; the Whale-headed, commonly known as the Shoebill St ....
11 Days Uganda Birding Safari
Overview: This is a Uganda birding safari |tour for birdwatching enthusiasts and Ornithologists, leading you to the alluring sites of Uganda. On this avian Uganda safari, you will search for the bird variety including; rare and endemic species in the forests of Bwindi and Kibale Forests as wel ....

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 Gorilla Trekking
Gorilla tracking is one of the best Uganda safaris and most exciting activities you can have on any African safari. It is such a humbling experience to encounter the majestic Silverback Gorilla (s) and their families in the forested and misty mountain ranges of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and ....
 Game Viewing Safaris
Game viewing wildlife safaris and tours are some of the most saught after holiday / vacation experiences in Africa. Every dream of an African holiday maker during an African safari is to watch the Great Game roaming the undulating savannas of Africa. Game viewing wildlife safaris in Africa will defi ....
 Adventure Safaris Uganda
Travelling to Africa creates sheer adventure to those looking for active and challenging holiday experiences. In particular, adventure safaris Uganda are classic African holiday moments, and as a country, Uganda is a premier African adventure tourism and holiday destination with various sites and ac ....
 Primate Tracking Safaris
Primate tracking Uganda and Rwanda safaris are second to the exciting Mountain Gorilla trekking safaris in the two countries and mainly the Chimpanzee tracking safaris. At Avens Travel World, we organize other forms of Primate tracking tours and safaris, which can be 100% tailored to make ....
 Cultural Safaris
Cultural safaris in Uganda are a feeling of splendor. It is such a flawless safari experience to encounter some of the most interesting people and cultures of Eastern Africa. Apart from the famous Masai people of Kenya who are similar to the Karamojong of Uganda, Uganda is a perfect destination for ....
 Photography Tours and Safaris
Photography is one way to remember and capture the thrill of a destination. An African photography safari or tour is an absolutely a perfect thing. Eastern Africa is a captivating region with exceptional cultures, dramatic landscapes and wildlife which draw travellers all the way from their home cou ....

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