2 Days Birding trip in Mabamba


This 2 days birding trip takes you through some of Uganda's best birding sites including the Mabamba swamps where the Shoebill stork is the top highlight

This tour also gives you an opportunity to visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Center where you encounter other species of birds and wildlife such as the cheetah

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Day to day

Day 1

Birding in Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) and Entebbe Botanical Gardens

On arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative and transfer to your accommodation. Depending on your arrival time you can visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Center, which hosts over 150 bird species including weavers, and stocks and different animals.


After breakfast, you will go to Entebbe Botanical Gardens where you will have an ample time birding as you look out for birds such as the Great blue Turaco, Ross's Turaco, Great Reed Warbler, Sunbirds, and many more. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the gardens, relax while birding and return to your hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Day 2

Meet the Shoebill in the Mabamba swamps

After early breakfast, transfer to Mabamba swamp which is 50 km west of the capital Kampala. Not only is this swamp one of the best sites to spot the shoebill stork but also other bird species for example the Allen's and Purple Gallinule, grey herons, jacanas, squaco, pallid harrier, blue swallow, egrets and ducks. This birding experience is best by a canoe.

Later in the afternoon, drive back to your hotel birding en-route for dinner.​

End of the trip.


Price on request, please send an email to info@ichumusafarisafrica.com


  • Accommodation.

  • Park entrance.

  • Car hire and fuel.

  • Transportation in a comfortable safari vehicle.

  • English speaking guide/driver.

  • Mineral water.


  • Personal expenses.

  • Air tickets.

  • Additional drinks like wines,beers.

  • Tips.

  • Telephone charges.