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1 day Mabamba birding tour

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1 day Mabamba birding,  Get the best of Uganda birding safari only on the 1-day Mabamba bird-watching expedition. This birding excursion exposes enthusiastic birders on Uganda safari to the diversity of water birds with major focus to identify lots of shoebill storks.

Mabamba Wetland lies on the shores of Lake Victoria, the freshest water lake in the world. It is approximately 1 and a half hours’ drive from Kampala capital city and it makes up the arm that connects the Busi Island. Your trip begins and ends from Kampala or Entebbe.

Detailed itinerary of 1 day Mabamba birding tour

If you are starting your trip from Kampala then expect to rise up early to have breakfast at the hotel or place of residence. Drive to Western side of Entebbe where Mabamba Swamp is found to catch up with a speed boat.

Both the first and second phases of your birding trip in this scenic wetland involves sighting variety of water birds including the elusive shoebill storks, Squacco heron, common moorhen, swamp flycatchers, malachite kingfishers, African water rail, African jacana, saddle billed stork, white faced whistling duck, Hammerkop, grey headed gull, spur winged lapwing, white winged tern, African purple Swamphen, blue breasted bee-eaters, Madagascar bee-eaters and a lot more.

Return from your exciting birding tour ready to drive back to the hotel to relax, dine and spend a night. This will mark the end of your 1 day Mabamba birding expedition.

What to carry for your 1 day Mabamba birding tour

  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks
  • Pair of binoculars
  • Light rain jacket
  • Insect repellents
  • Camera
  • Sun hut

Safari Inclusions

  •  Bottled drinking water
  •  Travel in 4×4 safari vehicle
  •  Fulltime English-speaking driver
  •  All relevant government taxes
  •  Activities in the travel plan but not the optional ones
  •  Game drives
  •  Boat cruise
  •  Park entry fees

Safari Exclusions

  •  International Flight fares
  •  Personal insurance
  •  Tipping
  •  Telephone calls
  •  Additional/optional activities
  •  Hotel fees before and after the trip
  •  Laundry services
  •  Beverages of personal interest
  •  Visa fees
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