Overview of the 2 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 2 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park
Semuliki National Park is located in the western district of Bundibugyo about 360 km or 5-6 hour drive from Kampala. Semuliki National Park Uganda is highly revered for its rich biodiversity of birds as it has close to over 441 bird species and many of these are Albertine rift and Congo biome endemic species. some of these bird species in Semuliki National Park include the Nkulengu Rail, Yellow Throated Cuckoo, Piping Hornbill, Black Dwarf Hornbill, Red-Billed Hornbill, Red Rumped Tinkerbird, African Piculet, White-Throated Blue Swallow, Maxwell’s Black Weaver, Lemon Billed Crombec, Orange Checked Waxbill. Other attractions here include chimpanzees, forest elephants and buffaloes, the pygmy flying squirrel, grey-cheeked mangabeys, Ugandan red colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys and many others.
Highlights of the 2 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 2 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park
Day 1of the 2 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Safari: Transfer from Kampala to Semuliki and an evening cultural encounter
Day 2 of the 2 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Safari: Indulge in birding expedition and transfer back to Kampala
Detailed Itinerary of the 2 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 2 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park
Day 1 of the 2 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 2 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park
Wake up early in the morning of your Uganda tour to Semuliki and have an early morning breakfast to give you energy for the magnificent day ahead of you on this 3 days Uganda bird watching safari to Semuliki National Park. Pick up from your hotel in either Entebbe or Kampala is done by any of our highly experienced safari guides and this marks the commencement of your short Uganda wildlife tour to Semuliki which lasts about 5 hours to get to Fort portal town. This Uganda wildlife safari road adventure is something you should look forward to as it comes with its own attractions that will definitely captivate you during this safari in Uganda. On a clear day look out of your car window seat and glance at the sun it majestically strides the eastern horizon with its rays piercing through the partial clouds to warm you up for this is a beautiful day to be on a Uganda safari. Smell the fresh air rushing through your nostrils to give you a perfect aroma of Uganda on this 2 days safari to Uganda in Semuliki. Have a lunch stop in Fort portal town then proceed to Semuliki National Park. On arrival to Semuliki, transfer to the Bambuti community who will give a fantastic welcome to their community with dances and accompanied by sounds of Bambuti drum beats. These amazing locals take you through their daily life to give you an insight into how they lived in harmony with the wild mammals that are found in the jungles of Semuliki National Park. After this encounter with the Bambuti transfer to your already pre-booked lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge, Mountains of the Moon
Mid Range: Mountains Of The Moon, Fort Motel, Fort Fun City Hotel
Budget; Kirumia Guest House, Bumuga Camp Site, UWA Bandas
Day 2 of the 2 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Safari / 2 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park: Wake up early in the morning for breakfast transfer to the park and begin a birding adventure in Semuliki National Park which presents to you an opportunity to see several of the 441 bird species that exist here. After 3-4 hours traversing various parts of Semuliki as you search for the birds, return to your lodge for lunch that has been well prepared to give you the best of Africa’s taste when it comes to food. Check out of the lodge and begin your return journey to Kampala.
In case you decide to engage yourself in another short Uganda safari next time you come to Uganda, visit Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which is a famous destination for a Uganda gorilla trekking safari as its home to the Nyakengezi gorilla family that has been habituated for gorilla trekking. Other attractions in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda include the golden monkeys, Batwa people, and the Virunga ranges of Muhabura, Sabinyo and Gahinga. In addition to a great gorilla trekking safari in Uganda in Mgahinga National Park, you can engage in various tourist activities in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and these include in mountain hiking, birding, Uganda cultural safari encounters with the Batwa. On your Uganda safari to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, you can choose to stay in any of the Uganda safari accommodations in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park such as Mount Gahinga Lodge, Lake Chahafi Resort, Mucha Hotel, Travellers Rest Hotel and Kisoro Tourist Hotel. Getting to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park can be done by road using the Kampala- Mbarara- Kabale –Kisoro road which covers a distance of about 434km or a 10-hour drive from Kampala. You can also get to Mgahinga from Kigali city in Rwanda following the Kigali to Kisoro road via Cyanika border post. From Kigali to Cyanika border is 205 km and from Cyanika to Kisoro is 11 km
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