ViapoAfrican Safaris

1 Day Birding Mabamba Swamp Safari.

1 Day Birding Mabamba Swamp Safari.

Have early breakfast and start birding on the way to Mabamba Swamp, which is about 50 kms west of Kampala. Bird en-route to the swamps lookout for papyrus specials such as the Papyrus Gonolek, White-winged warbler, Nothern Brown-throated, Weyn’s weaver to mention but a few. Move to Mabamba swamps most of the birding here is done canoeing as we look out for the rare Shoebill Stork, African Water rail, Allen’s and Purple Gallinule (swamp hen) Squacco, Goliath, Purple, Grey Herons, a variety of Egrets, ducks etc.  There are also chances of encountering the elusive Sitatunga Antelope adapted to swampy habitats. We later go back to Kampala/Entebbe Airport.

1 Day Jinja Safari

After breakfast, drive to Sezibwa falls and later proceed to the source of the Nile where you will take a boat ride around source of the River Nile where it dramatically separates from lake Victoria, the stream of water will start running towards the North forming the Victoria Nile co-joining with the Albert Nile in the Murchison falls National Park to Sudan to meet the Blue and White Nile and continue through Egypt to the Mediterranean sea.

1 Day Birding safari in Mabira Forest

Our first stop over will be at Sezibwa falls – a Buganda cultural site rich with birds, folktales and great scenery. This is a great Uganda birding spot for bird lovers, cultural site with folk stories and traditional healers and lastly the water falls that equally have a story as to how they got to be named. On arrival we shall be met by a resident tour guide who will lead us explaining the different. Then proceed to Mabira Forest, Mabira forest is the largest rain forest nearest to Kampala city. We will drive to the Eco tourism center to take on one of the many forest trails where we take hike through the forest; we will meet our local site guide who will lead us on this excursion. On the trail, you will learn about the different medicinal trees in the forest and how people lived and survived on the forest. You will encounter different bird species, beautiful butterflies, red-tailed monkeys jumping from one tree to another and hopefully sight the Uganda Mangabeys on a good day. Later transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe Airport.

1 Day White water rafting Experience.

After morning breakfast, you will go to the Bujagali Falls for white water rafting. You will spend the morning bouncing over, through and under the water during this activity. You will stop to have lunch at the Hotel and then visit the Source of the Nile and see where John Speke discovered what is known today as the Source of the Nile. You can take a boat ride on the Nile and go right to where Lake Victoria and the Nile meet. You will have lots of opportunities to take pictures from flowers to the Nile and its fishermen.

1 Day Kampala City Tour

The city tour can be adapted to your interests of crafts shopping, cultural sights or community tourism. The length of the city tour depends on your flight time and your guide will transfer you to Entebbe in time for check-in.

1 Day Ngamba Island Safari

After you breakfast at the hotel/lodge, you will be transferred to Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary. You will leave the mainland, cross by the ferry and do the chimpanzee feeding after cross back to the mainland. Then proceed to Kampala/Entebbe Airport.