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Royal Mile Budongo Forest

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For all private lovers Uganda has a wide variety to offer and this place is one of the many places... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Ubsafaris
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Entebbe, Uganda
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A must-visit forest for birders

The Royal Mile is a single straight track through beautiful forest - Budongo - of tall mahogany... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
CharlieBeau
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Kampala, Uganda
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Masindi-Bugungu route | Busingiro Ecotourism Site, Masindi, Uganda
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good selection of birds but hard work constantly gazing up at the high trees, worth it but not for more casual bird watchers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Staffsmartin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly, this foreis is amazing. It's bustling with life. Nature in every direction. There are so many birds. It was just me and my wife. We drove all the way into the thick African wilderness. We visited a few centers, but sadly there weren't many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank V8200TYmichaeln
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

For all private lovers Uganda has a wide variety to offer and this place is one of the many places with some concentration of primates. Trekking them on foot and then seeing them in the forest canopy feeding on the leave vegetation and wild Fruits...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

The Royal Mile is a single straight track through beautiful forest - Budongo - of tall mahogany trees. You're very likely to hear chimpanzees. At night you can hear the rather creepy screams of the Rock Hyrax - the only place in Uganda I've come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CharlieBeau
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Great historical significance in The Royal mile. It is an easy, straight forward hike through a moist forest with a good number of sought after bird species at the edge of the Albertine rift. Also an important research area for chimpanzees.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rrheard
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We picked up our guide outside the park and started our walk down the Royal Mile. We saw numerous monkey's and baboons but no chimps on this occasion. There were numerous birds to see and various species of squirrel. Our guide was very informative. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WildMike
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous experience with our guide Saturday. They say there’s a 70% chance of seeing chimps. Be very patient and with the right guide you will have an amazing experience.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Meltham57
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We learnt of this nice little place tucked inside the Murchison Park from a fellow traveller and, It is one of the best things we did in Uganda. This is a place that has been cared for. Eco tourism is outstanding and the safety measures...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank suand
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My husband and I went on the chimpanzee trek while another guide took our two children on a nature walk in the park. The children said that the guide was very informative and they really enjoyed the walk. The chimpanzee trek was a once in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Peanut_face
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is worthy. Go for chimps tracking in budongo forest. You will see the chimps and their community. The rangers will tell you interesting things about the wildlife. Worth every shiling

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Michal B
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