BIRD UGANDA SAFARIS LTD
Bird Uganda Safaris was established in 2002 and is headquartered in Kampala Uganda.
Over the years the company has lead tours for Mass Audubon society USA, Vent Bird Tours USA, Tropical Birding Tours, Peregrine Bird Tours Australia, Avian Journeys USA, Sandpiper Journeys USA, Mark Pretty Nature Tours USA and African Geographic.
The company hosts group tours and individual clients from South Africa, Colombia, Ecuador, and Argentina United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden, Norway, and Finland.
The main focus is Birding tours however, the company also leads Photography, Natural History and Cultural Tours.
THE BIRD GUIDES
Uganda has well trained guides and Bird Uganda safaris through its Director Herbert Byaruhanga has been instrumental in training bird guides. Having been trained as a trainer of guides in South Africa in 2001, Herbert Byaruhanga started training guides in the country. The company therefore is able to hire qualified and graded guides with levels ranging from Bronze, Silver and Gold.
THE BIRDING ITINERARIES
The company’s itineraries are well researched and tested by the guides and have improved over the years based on recommendations and reviews from clients. The company is constantly on the look out for new locations since most of the region is unexplored.
CUSTOMISED BIRDING TOURS.
Although the tours are scheduled and set, the company is flexible and always ready to customise a tour based on a clients needs.
OUR INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE
Since 2006 Bird Uganda Safaris has been present on most of the popular Birding festivals and conventions through out the United States and Europe. Bird Uganda Safaris was the first Ugandan tour company to exhibit at the American Birding Convention in Maine Bangor in 2006. Subsequently the company has been at British Birdwatching Fair, South Africa Bird Fair, African Birding Expo, South America Bird Fair, Asian Bird Fair, Rio Grand Birding Festival, Cape May Birding Festival and Space Coast Birding Festival. The staff are always available for a face to face meeting to provide more clarification on the services offered
Uganda is one of Africa’s richest areas for birds. There are magnificent ancient forests, papyrus-fringed swamps and lakes, as well as wide-open plains. It is home Bizarre Shoebill. We plan our itineraries to maximize our chances of locating this special bird around the country.
We are members and sponsors of Uganda Bird Guides Club, Uganda Women Birders Club, Uganda Young Birders Club, Uganda Safari Guides Association, Nature Uganda, Association of Uganda Tour Operators ( AUTO) and several other community groups in the country.
The Award Wining Nature Guide in Panama Carlos Bethancourt made it to Uganda for the 2nd African Birding Expo 2018. He joined other invited birders for the Familiarization birding trip which preceded the expo. The toured many places of Uganda of which included Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees,Game drives, Shoebill, Boat cruises and interacting with the local people.
Thank you guys for the wonderful holidays – my trips to Uganda since 2010 are always a success. Cheers!!!, Thank you for all your work organizing such a marvelous trip.
The Trips are always as expected – nothing misses. we absolutely obtained more than we expected. Recommend you. Thank You ever!
Marie and I would like to say that we are very happy with crammy as our guide and would be only too pleased to have him guide us for the whole 3 weeks.