HIGHLIGHTS

Map The beauty of being in the capital of the pearl of Africa combined by a life time adventure to the nation’s biggest national park through the home of the Rhinos at Nyakitoma in Ziwa sanctuary the only breeding place for the White Rhinos. and standing as the eyes capture the scene of the waters of the world’s most powerful water falls is an experience more rewarding to the visitors who take on this safari. Expect to experience the thrust the river forms but also you get to experience a life time experience on the world’s longest river and get educated on the predators of the Nile as well as glance at some bird species of the Nile.

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 5 days & 4 nights
  • Places: Murchison Falls National Park
  • Experiences: 3
  • Ages: 10 - 45
  • Starting Point: Entebbe
  • Ending Point: Kampala
Introduction

The view from the top after a hike to the top of the falls is a sight to behold as the Nile waters violently thunders and blows a fine mist high into the sky filled with dancing rainbows that can be seen most of the time of the year. While on the boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, the water life that includes the Nile crocodiles, hippos among other game also presents you a chance of sighting the famous shoe bill stork and the goliath hero traditionally it used to be home to the black and white rhinos which are now left in Rhino Sanctuary outside the park. Abundant wildlife can be viewed on the safari to Murchison falls including, over 100 species of mammals and over 450 species of birds. The park is well served with different ranges of accommodation to choose from ranging from the budget to luxury and can be accessed anytime throughput the year.

Day

You will be met on arrival by your driver guide who will warmly receive and welcome you. Transfer to your hotel in Entebbe.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at A) 2friends Guest House (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) The Haven, C) Wild Waters Lodge
  • 8am - 4:30pm

You will be picked from your hotel and transferred to Jinja for a full day of adventure as you raft the white waters of the Nile starting at the Source of the Nile. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and thundering rapids of the White Nile and do not forget to watch the incredible birdlife as you drift quietly between the rapids of this mighty river. If you prefer a more peaceful experience can also decide to go for a wonderful river journey instead of choosing the wildest rapids, we drift swiftly between beautiful forested islands, bounce down smaller rapids and explore the least known channels.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at A) 2friends Guest House (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) The Haven, C) Wild Waters Lodge
  • 8am - 4:30pm

Your driver guide will pick you up early from your accommodation in Jinja and you will be driven north Murchison Falls national park via to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary for white rhino tracking. Founded in 1998, Rhino Fund Uganda works to reintroduce black and white rhinos into Uganda. They run a breeding program, as well as working to educate communities on these endangered giants, the problem of poaching and the need for environmental conservation. In the Rhino Sanctuary you will have a safari-hike to the rhinos which will give you the opportunity to view them at close range. After having lunch, continue to Uganda's largest national park, Visit the top of the falls and later relax in the afternoon.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at A) Fort Murchison (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) Budongo Eco Lodge C) Bakers lodge.
  • 8am - 4:30pm

After an early morning breakfast, you will set out for an early morning game drive while the animals are the most active. In the early morning hours animals are the most active, the sun is not yet so bright and temperatures are cooler. A drive through the park up close with the African animal kingdom: You are likely to spot elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, different species of antelope and a variety of tropical birds. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a boat safari to the bottom of Murchison Falls. You are likely to see Nile crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds and a variety of animals that come to the drink water at the banks of the river Nile.

  • Dinner and overnight at A) Fort Murchison (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) Budongo Eco Lodge C) Bakers lodge.
  • 8am - 4:30pm

You will wake up early for breakfast and depending on the flight time you will then drive through the savannah plains of Luwero. You will have lunch and then proceed with your journey to Entebbe International Airport for your onward flight back home.

  • End of advanced adventures services
  • 8am - 4:30pm

What's included

  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle

  • English speaking driver/guide

  • Accommodation in places mentioned in the itinerary

  • Meals as described in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

  • Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle

  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks

  • AMREF Flying Doctor Insurance

  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program

  • VAT for upcountry hotels and lodges

Exclusions
  • International flight

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above

  • Items of personal nature

  • Visa fees of USD$ 50

  • Tips and gratuity

  • The price for the trip

    Note: The given rates are subject to change. Accommodation and activities can only be guaranteed after confirmation and payment of the requested deposit. The final price will be dependent on the facilities available at the time of booking. We can always offer suitable alternatives should any of the facilities not be available. Please refer to our booking terms and conditions for more information and our website. www.advanced-adventures.com

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