Budongo Forest has a high biodiversity with 24 species of small mammals; nine being primates; 465 species of trees and shrubs; 359 species of birds; 289 species of butterflies; and 130 species of moths.
The bird life is extremely rich with many outstanding species, including a number of colorful turacos, kingfishers, barbets, woodpeckers, and sunbirds.
Tours Budongo Forest
Our 15-day trip brings you the highlights of Uganda: where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 13 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!
Our 21-day trip brings you the best of Uganda: where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, and leopard) and up to 16 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!
Our 22-day trip brings you the best of the birdlife in Uganda.
Uganda has a variety of landscapes and over 1000 bird species! This trip brings you to the most important birding sites in Uganda. Habitats to be seen: Forest, Lowland jungle, Swamps, Canals and Lakes, Mountains and Savannahs.
More Budongo Forest
Budongo Forest is located on the banks of Lake Albert, south of Murchison Falls National Park. It covers an area of 793 km² of which only 53% is forest. The remaining 47% is grassland.
Budongo Forest is the largest Mahogany forest in East Africa and home of the largest population of chimpanzees (600-700) in Uganda.
Kaniyo Pabidi and Busingiro Ecotourism site are the major tourist site within Budongo Forest Reserve.