6 Days Jinja, Murchison, the Mighty Nile Safari Adventure

6 Days Jinja, Murchison, the Mighty Nile Safari Adventure

Nile Uganda Safari - Whitewater Rafting
Nile Uganda Safari - Whitewater Rafting
 

From US$900 per person – Destinations: Murchison Falls National Park & Jinja Source of Nile

OVERVIEW

This safari takes you to the renowned Murchison Falls, Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, and landscapes. Visit Ziwa Rhino Sactuary to track white Rhinos, 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. Visit the Equator as well on the last day.

 Safari Highlights

  • Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Scenic Murchison falls
  • Game drives
  • Boat launch on Victoria Nile
  • Visit to Source of the Nile
  • White water rafting
  • Boat ride on the Nile
  • Equator experience

Safari Itinerary

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 Ministers Village Hotel(Budget) Forest Cottages(mid-range) Hotel Africana (Luxury)

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 Red Chilli Rest Camp(Budget) Parkside Safari Lodge(mid range) Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda Safari - Big Five Safari

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 at Red Chilli Rest Camp(Budget) Parkside Safari Lodge(mid range) Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda Safari - Big Five Safari

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(Budget) Source of the Smile (Mid-range) Jinja Nile Resort(Luxury)

Day 5: Boat cruise and water rafting 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 rafting until late afternoon will you will relocate back to your hotel in Kampala Ministers Village Hotel(Budget) Forest Cottages(mid-range) Hotel African(Luxury)

Nile Uganda Safari - Whitewater Rafting

Day 6: Travel to Equator and later transfer you to the Airport

You will after breakfast set off for a 2 hour drive to the Equator where you will reach around 10 am, At the Equator you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take some photos. Afterwards you will have for lunch at the Equator later travel back to Kampala and later on Entebbe Airport to catch you’ flight back home.

END OF THE TRIP

Safari Notes;

  • Any and all tours can be combined or modified to fit your particular needs. Please tell us your specific requirements using the contact us page.
  • Prices are subject to change based upon accommodation availability, your tour alterations and other parameters until time of full and final confirmation.
QUICK TOUR DETAILS
SAFARI CODE:
EAJS 044
DURATION:
06 Days
COUNTRY:
Uganda
ATTRACTION:
Big 5, Game Drive, Boat Ride
PRICE:
From USD $900 per person

PACKAGE  INCLUDES

  • National Park entry permits
  • Boat Ride Fees
  • Tour Guides Park fees
  • Safari Vehicle, Gas & Driver
  • B&B Accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Lunch enroutes and mineral water

PACKAGE  EXCLUDES

  • Spirits/alcoholic drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips
  • And other personal activities are your personal charge