Birding Tours in Uganda

Welcome to Birding Tours in Uganda with Bird Uganda Tours!

If you’re a passionate birdwatcher or a nature enthusiast, then you’re in for a treat. Our Birding Tours in Uganda are meticulously crafted to provide you with an unforgettable avian adventure in the heart of East Africa. Uganda, often referred to as the “Pearl of Africa,” is a true paradise for bird lovers, boasting a remarkable diversity of avian species in a stunning array of habitats.

At Bird Uganda Safaris, we understand the profound allure of Uganda’s extraordinary birdlife. Our experienced guides and naturalists are dedicated to ensuring you have an enriching and captivating experience as you explore the birding wonders of this beautiful country.

Birding Tours in Uganda

Why Choose Bird Uganda Safaris for Birding Tours in Uganda?

Expert Local Guides: Our team of expert guides possesses an in-depth knowledge of the region’s avifauna and will take you to the most sought-after birding destinations.

Tailored Birding Itineraries: We offer a range of thoughtfully designed itineraries to cater to various interests and timeframes, ensuring you see the bird species you desire most.

Sustainable Tourism: We are committed to responsible and eco-friendly birdwatching, ensuring that our tours contribute to the conservation of Uganda’s rich biodiversity.

Comfort and Safety: Rest assured, your comfort and safety are our top priorities. We provide well-maintained vehicles and accommodations to make your journey pleasant and secure.

Whether you’re a novice or an experienced birder, our Birding Tours in Uganda will leave you awestruck by the sheer beauty and variety of birds in this extraordinary land. From the dense forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to the vast wetlands of Murchison Falls National Park, you’ll have the opportunity to spot rare and endemic species that are unique to Uganda.

Discover the beauty of the Shoebill Stork in the swamps, the elusive African Green Broadbill in the lush forests, or the striking Rwenzori Turaco in the misty Rwenzori Mountains. Our itineraries are thoughtfully designed to maximize your birding opportunities while also allowing time to appreciate the diverse landscapes and wildlife of Uganda.

Join Bird Uganda Tours for an incredible journey into the heart of Africa’s avian paradise. Whether you’re a solo traveller, a couple, or a group of friends, our Birding Tours in Uganda promise an unforgettable experience, and we can’t wait to share it with you.

Explore, experience, and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of birdlife in Uganda. Book your adventure with Bird Uganda Tours today!


Birding Tours and Safaris Packages


What is the best time for bird watching Safaris in Uganda

The best period for bird-watching safaris in Uganda generally coincides with the dry season, typically spanning from December to February and from June to August. These months offer ideal birding conditions due to the prevailing dry weather, facilitating enhanced visibility and observation of a diverse array of bird species. Moreover, the presence of numerous migratory bird species during this period further enriches the birding experience. Nonetheless, Uganda boasts a rich and varied bird population throughout the year, ensuring that bird watching remains rewarding irrespective of the season. We rely on bird Uganda Safaris’ professional bird guides network that is located around Uganda and East Africa to design very enriching birding itineraries of East Africa.

Birding Safaris in Kidepo National Park

Explore the unparalleled biodiversity of Kidepo National Park, a haven for bird enthusiasts with over 475 avian species. You will encounter impressive birds such Abyssinian roller, purple heron, Abyssinian ground hornbill, and Clapperton’s francolin, Black-breasted Barbet, Verreaux’s Eagle, Egyptian Vulture, and Pygmy Falcon, amidst breathtaking landscapes that seamlessly blend sweeping savannahs with rugged mountains. Ranked second only to Bwindi in bird diversity, Kidepo promises unforgettable birdwatching experiences.

Birding Safari in Kidepo

How many bird Species are there in Uganda?

Uganda boasts a rich avian population with more than 1,100 bird species, positioning it as a premier birding haven in Africa. It’s important to note that this count might experience minor fluctuations due to continuous research and taxonomic updates. For the latest and precise information, please refer to the most recent data available on Bird Uganda safaris website

Birding in Murchison Falls National park

Custom Guided Birding Trips

At Bird Uganda Safaris, we pride ourselves on offering custom guided birding trips that deliver an unparalleled, personalized birdwatching experience. Designed to cater to the unique interests and preferences of bird enthusiasts, our bespoke birding tours stand out for several key reasons:

1.⁠ ⁠Personalization: Each itinerary is meticulously crafted to align with your specific birdwatching objectives. Whether you’re aiming to observe certain bird species, explore unique habitats, or focus on rare and endemic birds, we tailor each trip to meet your goals.
2.⁠ ⁠Expert Guidance: Our tours are led by highly experienced and knowledgeable bird guides, licensed by the Uganda Tourism Board. These experts provide invaluable insights into local bird species, their behaviors, and habitats, significantly enriching your birdwatching experience.

3.⁠ ⁠Flexibility: We offer unmatched flexibility regarding trip duration, locations, and activities. You can select the dates, destinations, and difficulty levels that best match your interests and physical capabilities. We ensure that your preferences are fully incorporated before finalizing the itinerary.

4.⁠ ⁠Educational Experience: Our birding tours are more than just observation; they are enriched by our guides’ extensive knowledge. You’ll learn about bird identification, bird calls, conservation issues, and the ecology of the regions visited, making your experience both enjoyable and informative.

5.⁠ ⁠Small Group Size: To ensure a more intimate and focused experience, our custom guided birding trips typically cater to small groups or even individuals. This allows for personalized attention from our guides and enhances your overall birdwatching adventure.

6.⁠ ⁠Access to Exclusive Locations: Depending on demand and special arrangements, our participants gain access to private reserves, lesser-known birding hotspots, and restricted areas typically off-limits to the general public. This exclusivity increases the likelihood of encountering rare and elusive bird species.

7.⁠ ⁠Commitment to Excellence: Bird Uganda Safaris is dedicated to providing a tailored, immersive, and highly rewarding birdwatching experience. Our custom guided trips are ideal for both novice and experienced bird enthusiasts looking to deepen their connection with nature.

8.⁠ ⁠Diverse Experiences: While our itineraries primarily focus on birds, we offer flexibility in enriching your experience with other thrilling activities. These can include Mountain Gorilla tracking, Gorilla habituation, Chimpanzee trekking, Chimpanzee habituation, mammal night game drives, and community cultural entertainment.

9.⁠ ⁠Reach Menu:
We offer other tour packages such us Mountain Gorilla encounter experience. Primate Tours of Uganda and East Africa, Mammal watching Tours of East Africa, Religious Tours, and Butterfly Tours.