1 Day Mabamba Shoebill Tour

We take the pleasure of welcoming you on this 1 Day Mabamba Shoebill Tour. This is one of the best short trips in Uganda. However much this tour is usually added to Kampala and Entebbe trips, we have decided to tailor it for you. The purpose of doing this is to give you more time on the Mabamba Swamp. This trip is also designed to give travelers a more personalized experience. The Mabamba Swamp is one of the best birding safari destinations in Uganda. The swamp is home to multiple bird species dominated by the Rift Valley endemics. During this spectacular 1 Day Mabamba Shoebill Tour, you will learn about the behavior of some of the bird species of Africa. An interaction with the local fishermen is a moment turned into a memory. Without any further do, let us dive into the detailed itinerary of this trip.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Mabamba Swamp Shoebill Tour

After breakfast at your hotel in Kampala / Entebbe or upon arrival at the Entebbe International Airport. You will meet our professional driver guide, and meet and greet. He or she will brief you about your spectacular 1 Day Mabamba Shoebill Tour. You will transfer to the landing site and board a boat to the island. Upon arrival at Mabamba Island, you will be briefed and assigned an expert bird guide. You will start on the search for the shoebill stork. It will not take long to spot these magical birds as they hunt lungfish. The activity is best done in the morning hours of the day. An interaction with the local members of the communities is a must-do. Mabamba Swamp is home to multiple bird species, especially water birds.

Depending on the program for the rest of the day, you may take on the optional Nkima Forest birding walk. The walk will take you through the lush green vegetation while seeing many bird species. Later on, you will board a boat back to Entebbe town. The driver guide will drop you at the Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight. Alternatively, the driver guide may drop you at a hotel of your choice in Entebbe or Kampala. This will mark the end of your special Mabamba Shoebill Tour.

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