1 Day Mabamba Swamp Birding Safari Uganda( Shoebill Stork )

1-day Mabamba Swamp Birding Safari in Uganda is a whole birding safari adventure, which is suitable for birders with daybreak from either Kampala or Entebbe. Our one-day Mabamba birding tour excursion begins and ends either in Kampala or Entebbe filled with a whole day of magical birding experience in the swampy environment on the shores of Lake Victoria sheltering home to countless birds which include; the rare shoebill stork. The famous Mabamba swamp presents an impressive bird-watching Safari experience while on a local canoe with a bird guide.

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Shoebill Stork in Mabamba Swamp

An itinerary for 1 Day Mabamba Swamp Birding Safari Uganda

After taking your early morning breakfast, you will be picked up by Biiso Africa Safari driver/guide from your hotel or place of stay and then embark on the drive to Mabamba Swamp Bay, it’s about 50 km from Kampala. The drive to Mabamba swamp birding bay is an experience that offers you chances of exploring various bird species like Papyrus Gonolek, White Shouldered Tit, White Spotted Flufftail, White Winged Warbler, Red Cap, Western Banded Snake Eagle, and Weyns Weaver. Upon arrival at Mabamba Swamp bay, you will get to the local canoe and head into the swamp bay, a company with your guide and local personnel with experience in paddling through the narrow water channels surrounded by dense swamp vegetation.

The main activity that is done in Mabamba Swamp bay

Mabamba Birding Safari experience on Lake Victoria will feature a number of the countless spot of birds which includes; the Rare Shoebill stork, Purple Gallinule, Jacanas, Grey herons, and threatened Bellied Heron, and Pallid Harrier. Other bird species include; the blue swallow, ducks, and egrets among others that can be spotted too. Mabamba swamp dwelling Sitatunga antelope may be explored during the swamp tour. You will return from the bird watching experience and drive back to Kampala / Entebbe, marking the end of the Mabamba birding Safari. Some of the Hotels and places to stay while in Kampala or Entebbe

1-DAy Mabamba Bird watching Safari Includes;

  • Safari Vehicle and fuel costs
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Birding spot charges
  • Canoe/boat Charges
  • Drinking water throughout

1-Day Mabamba Bird watching Safari Excludes;

  • Meals and beverages
  • Laundry fees
  • Tips
  • Entry visas
  • Airport taxes
  • Telephone calls
  • Airfares to Uganda

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