Welcome to the Mabamba Birding Tour, an exceptional adventure tailored for nature lovers and bird enthusiasts alike! Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey into the mesmerizing Mabamba Bay Wetland System, nestled near Kampala, Uganda. Our tour is meticulously crafted to provide you with an up-close and personal encounter with the extraordinary birdlife that thrives within this remarkable wetland.
Guided by our friendly and knowledgeable experts, including esteemed members of Uganda Women Birders, you’ll be immersed in a world of avian wonders. Our team is passionate about sharing their expertise, ensuring that you don’t miss a single moment of the captivating action. As you venture into the vast marshes and explore the papyrus-fringed bay, be prepared to witness the awe-inspiring presence of the rare and globally-threatened Shoebill. Mabamba Bay is renowned as a birdwatcher’s paradise, with an exceptional likelihood of spotting this iconic and elusive bird.
But the excitement doesn’t end there. Marvel at the breathtaking diversity of bird species that call this Ramsar site and Important Bird Area (IBA) their home. With nearly 190,000 birds seeking refuge in this sanctuary, Mabamba Bay showcases the harmonious coexistence of numerous avian species. From the enchanting Blue Swallow, a mesmerizing sight in flight, to the captivating Papyrus Yellow Warbler, a testament to the wetland’s conservation efforts, you’ll be captivated by the array of globally significant birds that grace this precious ecosystem.
Amidst the splendor of this natural wonderland, we invite you to indulge in a delightful 3-course lunch at the renowned Mabamba Lodge. As you savor the delectable flavors of locally-inspired cuisine, you’ll be enveloped by the serene ambiance of the wetland, forging a deeper connection with nature.
Join us on the Mabamba Bird Watching Tour, an extraordinary adventure that seamlessly blends thrilling exploration, passionate conservation, and an unwavering appreciation for the avian wonders of Uganda. Book your spot today and embark on a journey that will leave you with cherished memories, a newfound love for our feathered friends, and a desire to protect and preserve our precious natural heritage.
Check out the highlights:
🦜 Explore the stunning Mabamba Bay Wetland System, a marshy paradise surrounded by papyrus. It’s home to a wide variety of bird species that you won’t want to miss.
🦩 Keep your eyes peeled for the famous Shoebill, a rare and magnificent bird that loves hanging out in this wetland. You’re in one of the best places near Kampala to spot it!
🐦 Be amazed by the incredible birdlife here. You’ll find nearly 190,000 birds residing in this wetland – it’s like a bird party!
🐤 Marvel at the Blue Swallow population, as this wetland system hosts around 38% of the world’s endangered Blue Swallow species. It’s a real conservation success story!
🌿 Learn about the efforts to protect globally-threatened birds, such as the Papyrus Yellow Warbler and other important feathered friends.
🍽️ And let’s not forget the delicious part! You’ll enjoy a mouthwatering 3-course lunch at Mabamba Lodge, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the wetland. So, what are you waiting for? Join us for a day full of birds, nature, and incredible experiences at Mabamba Bay Wetland System. Let’s make this trip unforgettable!