RIVER NILE EXPERIENCE
This 6 day, safari to Uganda, will take you through the journey of when the Nile starts its journey, have fun on it, look at its wonder in Murchison. To the East youll visit the source of the Nile, Ssezibwa Cultural site, adventure rafting on the Nile before heading towards the North to visit Uganda’s largest conservation area: Murchison Falls National Park famous for Murchison Falls, and a variety of wild game. You will have what to talk about back home.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Transfer from Nile to Murchison Falls National Park|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 7:15 AM for a prompt departure at 7:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Day Morning Afternoon/Night
- Arrival and transfer Sheraton Hotel
- Jinja tour and White water Rafting Gately Hotel
- Transit to Murchison Falls NP Sambiya River Lodge
- Morning Game Drive and Boat Trip Sambiya River lodge
- Drive Back to Kampala Sheraton hotel
- Reserved for departures
Jinja tour and White water Rafting
Arrival at the Airport, transfer to Kampala the city of Impalas built on seven hills originally. Kampala is Uganda’s Capital City. Dinner and Overnight at Sheraton Hotel Kampala.
Meal Plan: Half Board Basis.
Transit to Murchison Falls NP
After breakfast, you will set off for whole day exploration at Jinja. This tour will take you to where the mighty Nile starts its long journey to Sudan, Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea. Enroute, you will branch off to Ssezibwa falls observations in vegetation, relief that are worth seeing. You will head east passing through coffee, Tea and Sugar plantations and the colorful roadside fruit/vegetable markets not forgetting the drive through Mabira forest. Continue to Jinja to view the source of the Nile. This is a spot where John Speke first discovered the source of the Nile River. Boat cruise is a must to the actual source where the Lake water and the river water separates. Lunch will be in Jinja, there after we shall go for half day water rafting with Nile rafting. (You may opt) for a short relaxation in the town for shopping in one of the towns still with the colonial buildings. Retire to the hotel arriving late in the evening at Gately on the Nile.
Meal Plan: Full Board Basis.
Transfer to Murchison falls National Park
Early in the morning, you will transfer to Murchison falls National Park. Drive south west through Nakasongola, drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the white rhinos and lunch, Drive further towards MFNP, on reaching the park you will drive to the top of the falls to see how the calm Nile forces itself through a narrow gorge through which it explodes into the falls. After you will transfer to your Lodge,
Sambiya River Lodge Meal Plan: Full Board Basis.
Morning Game Drive and Boat trip
Our morning safari of Murchison National park starts around 6:30am, with an early morning breakfast or packed breakfast. Drive to the Ferry crossing area to the northern bank for a thrilling game drive. Expect to see some of the big 5 (Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard) and other wildlife animals not forgetting the Giraffe; you will also have a panoramic view of Lake Albert. Later, return for breakfast and relax at the Lodge waiting for lunch. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise to the bottom of the mighty falls; you will see Hippos, crocodiles, elephants and other animals, as well as a variety of bird species.
Dinner and Overnight at Sambiya Lodge Meal Plan: Full Board Basis.
Drive Back to Kampala
After breakfast, drive through the cool tropical rain forest of Budongo on your way to Entebbe. Expect to see, road site markets for fresh fruits interacting with the locals. Continue to Entebbe through Kampala arriving late in the evening at the hotel.
Sheraton hotel for dinner and overnight.
Reserved for departures
Transfer to the Airport for departure home with your memories back home of Uganda.