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4 Days Bird Watching Safari to Murchison Fall

4 Days Bird Watching Safari to Murchison Fall

  • Day 1: Full day bird watching tour in Murchison Falls National Park.

  • Day 2: Bird watching to the bottom of the Falls.

  • Day 3: Bird watching across the Nile.

  • Day 4: Game drive in Uganda.

Routes & Itinerary

4 Days / 3 Nights

  • Day 1: Full day bird watching tour in Murchison Falls National Park.

Upon arriving at the national park, a representative from our company will meet you and drive you to Murchison Falls. A brief stop at Masindi for lunch.

  • Up-Market: Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Moderate: Fort Murchison Lodge / Murchison River Lodge/ Pakuba Lodge
  • Low Budget: Fort Murchison Lodge (Tents) / Murchison River Lodge (Tents)/ red chilli rest camp
  • Meals Plan: Dinner
  • Day 2: Bird watching to the bottom of the Falls.

On day 2, following an early breakfast, you’ll be taken to the foot of the waterfall in a boat ride and then a game drive to the delta in the afternoon. That birds that are usually found near the falls and that we wish to pick up are: Red-throated Bee-eater, Violet-backed Starling, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Pet Lark, Striped Kingfisher, Speckle-fronted Weaver, Long-crested Eagle, Spot-flanked Barbet, Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu, Red-faced Crombec, Grey-headed Kingfisher, Blue Quail, Northern Red Bishop, Sooty Chat, Heuglin’s Francolin. Yellow-mantled Widowbird, Piapiac, Grey Kestrel, Rufous Sparrow, Broad-billed Roller, Yellow-throated Long Claw, Black-bellied Bustard, Bateleur, Klaas’ Cuckoo, Carmine Bee-eater, Rattling Cisticola, Swallow-tail Bee-eater, Viteline Masked Weaver, White-winged Widowbird, Grey-capped Warbler, Blue-naped Mousebird, Martial Eagle, Rufous-naped and Flappet Larks, Siffling and Foxy Cisticolas, Black-billed Barbet, Ruppel’s Griffon, Lappet-faced and Palm-nut Vultures, Tawny Eagle. Mammals present here also include; Warthogs, Elephants, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Oribi, Rothschild Giraffe, Buffalo, Uganda Kob, Jackals, Lions, Bush Bucks, Bohor Reedbuck, and primates like the Patas Monkey.

  • Up-Market: Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Moderate: Fort Murchison Lodge / Murchison River Lodge/ Pakuba Lodge
  • Low Budget: Fort Murchison Lodge (Tents) / Murchison River Lodge (Tents)/ red chilli rest camp
  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: Bird watching across the Nile.

Cross the Nile and go for a whole day game drive up to the top of the falls. We expect to encounter; the White-rumped Canary, Foxy Cisticola, Egyptian Plover, Red-winged Grey warbler, Secretary Bird, Bat Hawk, Pel’s Fishing Owl, Vinaceous Dove, Bruce’s Green Pigeon, Chestnut-crowned Sparrow Weaver, Carmine Bee-eater, Nightjars (Pennant-winged & Standard-winged), White-rumped Canary, etc.

  • Up-Market: Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Moderate: Fort Murchison Lodge / Murchison River Lodge/ Pakuba Lodge
  • Low Budget: Fort Murchison Lodge (Tents) / Murchison River Lodge (Tents)/ red chilli rest camp
  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: Game drive in Uganda.

Morning game drive and afternoon transfer to Kampala. You will either go for overnight in your lodge of booking or transfer to the airport for your onward flight.