3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park
Overview of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park
This 3 days Uganda tour to Semuliki National Park gives you an opportunity to indulge in numerous activities as you explore Semuliki National Park. activities you get to do while on this Uganda wildlife safari to Semuliki include a spectacular Uganda birding safari excursion, a cultural encounter with the Bambuti, a nature hike to the hot springs of Semuliki and another hike into the Semuliki wilderness.
Dubbed “The True Birder’s Haven”, Semuliki National Park Uganda is indeed a birder’s paradise given its spectacular and rich diversity of bird species which tallies to a count of over 441 bird species that come with numerous Albertine rift endemics as well as Congo biome rift endemics. Some of the bird species here 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.
Highlights of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park
Day 1of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour: Transfer from Kampala to Semuliki and have a cultural encounter with the Bambuti
Day 2of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour: Have a morning birding experience as well as a hike to the hot springs in the evening
Day 3 of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour: Nature walk following the monkey trail and transfer back to Kampala.
Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park
Day 1 of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park: As you kick off this tour in Uganda to Semuliki National Park, wake up early enough so that you get to ready yourself for the memorable day ahead of you as you get to engage in epic tour Uganda activities that will forever be imprinted in your memories. Take time off to get yourself a hot cup of tea or coffee with accompaniments to energize you for a spectacular Uganda safari that’s about to start off. Pick up is done by any of our team of professional guides who will see to it that indeed this 2 days short Uganda wildlife safari trip to Kibale Forest National Park will forever be imprinted in your memory. Strap yourself in any our wide fleet of safari cars such as the 4×4 safari van for hire in Uganda, 4×4 luxury land cruisers for hire in Uganda. This Uganda safaris road adventure to Semuliki is quite a short one as it lasts about 5 hours of Uganda safari tour drive. Although it’s rather not very long it comes splendid views of the pearl of Africa as you get to see towering foothill of Rwenzori surrounding and the meet the locals here as they go about their daily rounds tilling their gardens or riding bicycles loaded with agricultural products heading to the market centres to make a sale. Take time off to enjoy a nicely crafted lunch that is purely Ugandan given that has been prepared from organic ingredients after making it to Fort portal town. Proceed to Semuliki Park and where you get to you get a chance to visit the hot springs of Semuliki which are the hottest in Uganda. While on this safari in Uganda visit to these hot springs listen to the ear-catching local legends that explain the existence of these hot springs. If you have raw banana plantains or eggs with you on this excursion to the Sempaya hot springs, you can decide to have your dinner early by simply dropping these foodstuffs into the hot springs and I tell you they will be ready in no time. After this encounter with the hot springs transfer to your already pre-booked safari lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park: Wake up early in the morning and enjoy a nice breakfast then transfer to park to start your short Uganda safari birding here. As you venture out into the Semuliki wilderness, expect to meet several of the 441 bird species that reside here such as Nkulengu rail, yellow-throated cuckoo, piping hornbill, black dwarf hornbill, red-billed hornbill, red-rumped tinker bird, African piculet, white-throated blue swallow, maxwell’s black weaver, lemon billed crombec, orange checked waxbill. After about 3-4 hours of traversing Semuliki as you look for the birds that stay here, return to the park centre and have your packed lunch then begin a whole new Uganda tour adventure in Semuliki. This new adventure is none other than a cultural encounter with the Bambuti people who have lived in the Semuliki plains for close to 1000 years. These people will give you a dramatic welcome that comes with songs of joy accompanied by the Bambuti drum beats that definitely appeal to anyone listening and push you towards joining these natives to groove to this rhythm. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3 of the 3 Days Semuliki Birding Safari Uganda Tour / 3 Days Uganda Birding Safari to Semuliki National Park: Wake up and listen to the morning singing of the birds here then have a heavy breakfast that will see you through memorable Uganda hiking safari experience as you follow the red monkey trail. This hike gives you the best opportunity to see a variety of monkey species that are the official residents of the Semuliki plains such as the Uganda red colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, de brazza monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys. This hike is done for about 2-3 hours after which you return to the lodge for lunch and check out to start your return journey to Kampala.
After this Uganda wildlife safari to Semuliki has come to an end, we can definitely start planning for our next adventure in Uganda and this should be none other than a Uganda gorilla safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda and this can be done either on a short Uganda gorilla tour or long gorilla safari Uganda tour
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