- 5 days (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
This safari takes you to the renowned Murchison Falls, Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, and landscapes. You will enjoy a game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile River and observe the squeezing of the Nile River in a 7 meter gorge before tumbling 40 meters down in a thunderous explosion and then flows down into a very peaceful river whose water banks are swarmed with a profusion of water and land animals as well as birds. You will relocate to Jinja to visit the source of the Nile River and to participate in the white water rafting adventure.
- Family friendly
- Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
- See native wildlife in their natural environment
- Small group ensures personal service
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- 2 nights accommodation
- Fuel surcharge
- National Park fees
- Dinner - 3-course dinner
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
- Private tour
- Bottled water
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Hotel in Kampala
Day 1: Arrival in Uganda
You will be met at the airport by our safari guide who will transfer you to the hotel reserved for you in Kampala. Dinner and overnight will be at Forest Cottages
Day 2: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park
You will have an early breakfast and be driven to the Murchison Falls National Park through Malinda town. Along the way you will visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary where you will have a guided nature walk to track the Rhinos. You will proceed to Masindi town where you will have your lunch after which you will enter the Park via the Kichumbanyobo gate and visit the Top of the falls, the spot from which the park gets its name. At the top of the waterfalls, you will observe the River Nile squeezing itself in a 7 meter gorge before tumbling 40 meters down in a thunderous explosion and then flows down into a very peaceful river whose water banks are swarmed with a profusion of water and land animals as well as birds. You will have dinner and overnight at the Parkside Safari Lodge
Day 3: Game drive and boat launch
In the morning you will have breakfast before going for a game drive in the park’s Northern area to see the big 5 including Buffaloes, Lions, Elephants, and if fortunate even see a Leopard. Other animals you will see include: Rothschild giraffes, Bushbucks, Warthogs, Waterbuck, plus a great diversity of other Antelopes in large numbers. At lunchtime you will return to the lodge and later in the afternoon go for the thrilling launch cruise down the Nile. You will sail close to the bottom of the falls and on this cruise you will see various birds, numerous hippos and giant crocodiles plus some other animals grazing close to the banks. If fortunate, you may see the uncommon shoe bill stork plus various other bird species within this area. You will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight Parkside Safari Lodge.
Day 4: Transfer to Jinja
You will after breakfast, set off for Jinja to visit the source of the Nile, Africa’s longest river. You will arrive in the early evening and relax at your lodge until dinner time and overnight Paradise Hotel Jinja
Day 5: Boat cruise in Jinja and transfer to Kampala
You will after breakfast have a brief drive through this historical town after which you will visit the source of the Nile and explore it by boat. You will then spend the rest of the day, late afternoon will you will relocate back to your hotel in Kampala or to the Airport for your departure flight.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant seats available
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.