6 Days Murchison falls & Jinja

Overview

Last revised: 7 months ago

This 6 days safari, will take about 5-6 hours you to the mighty Murchison falls Park which is the largest of the ten national parks Uganda, covering an area of about 3,893 sq. kilometers. Enjoy the views of the stunning falls; take a hike to the top. Enjoy the game to the big five, waterfall boat. Continue to Jinja with the mail highlight of water rafting with many activities.

Day 1: Arrival at the Airport
Day 2: Drive to Murchison Falls Park
Day 3: Game drive & boat cruise to the waterfalls
Day 4: Drive to jinja
Day 5: Water Rafting & Visit to the Source of River Nile
Day 6: drive back to kampala

Day 1: Arrival at the Airport
Our Guide/driver will be already waiting to pick you up from the airport and transfer you to booked hotel or lodge for the first night depending on your time of arrival to rest as you wait for your marvelous and memorable safari to all Uganda national parks for the adventure.

Accommodations
Budget: Airport Guest House
Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast

Day 2: Drive To Murchison Falls Park
The guide will pick you up in the morning from the hotel, lodge or guest house were you spent your night. He will then brief you how your safari or trip is planned, and about the journey you are going for. You will then drive to Murchison falls National Park. On your way you will also visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for lion tracking. You will then precede passing through the rain forest “budongo” which has got also some primate species, like chimpanzees, baboons and different types of monkeys
Driving hour: 6 to 8 hours

Accommodation
Budget: Fort Murchison - lazy camping tents
Meal plan:- Bed & Breakfast

Day 3: Game drive & boat cruise
after an early morning breakfast (@ 6:00am), you will go for game drive within the park. You will be able to spot variety of animal species like; Uganda cob, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, lion, hartebeest, waterbuck, bohor reed buck, bushbuck, hyena and also you will be able to see the leopard. After a lunch,

In the afternoon you will go for a boat safari to the bottom of the mighty exciting falls. As you on the boat cruise, you will have a spectacular view of the water life animal like; crocodiles in, hippos, elephants that come to take water in afternoon, water bucks and birds like the Shoebill which is only found in Uganda. 

After reaching the bottom of the falls you will get off the boat and begin your hike to the top of the falls (for about 45 minutes) where you will be able to have a spectacular view of the world’s longest river where millions of gallons of water squeeze in 6-meter gap in rocks before it explode into thunderous explosion aiming its water to the bottom (about 40m) forming a pool water before its discharged off for the long journey. You will still sleep here!

Accommodation
Budget: Fort Murchison - Lazy camping
Meal plan:- Bed & Breakfast

Day 4: Murchison Falls National Park–Jinja
In the morning you start your journey and proceed to Jinja via soroti - mbale - iganga reaching jinja in the late afternoon. check in your booked accommodation, relax and stay for a over night.
Driving time: 6 to 8hrs

Accommodations
Budget; Nile river explorers
Meal plan; Bed & Breakfast

Day 5: water Rafting & Visist to the Source of River Nile
After enjoying breakfast, set off for water rafting on the most popular falls in Uganda, the Bujagali falls. These rapids go about 10km down river of the source of the Nile which has turned it to be one of the best spots for water rafting and kayaking.

in the afternoo, you go for a boat ride on the Nile to visit the source of the longest river in the world "Nile river" at the point where the Nile separates from lake Victoria before its long journey to Egypt. Feel the adventure all the way. Have your dinner and night at your lodge.

Accommodations
Budget; Nile river explorers
Meal plan; Bed & Breakfast

Day 6: Drive Back to Kampala
In the morning you will go for a Jinja city tour as you visit different markets, and other places. You will then continue back in Kampala, the driver will drop you at your booked hotel for the night or drop at the airport if you have got a flight to catch back home on that day.

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The package includes:

  • Ground transportation by 4WD Minivan
  • Return airport transfers
  • Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast
  • English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Activities per program
  • Entrance fees and taxes
  • Water in safari cars
  • Fuel & car

The package excludes:

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal drinks; like sodas, spirits, beers, and cigarettes
  • International Air ticket and related costs
  • Meals out of booked accommodation and program
  • Personal Insurance covers
  • Optional activities 
  • Phone calls

Transport to be used on your safari
This Tour is based on a Min-van with 4wd. it seats from up to the maximum of 8 persons. All our used vehicles are well maintained, customized with comfortable seats, a pop up roof which gives a wide viewing 360 angle!!

Upgrade to a Land cruiser
But in case you want an upgrade to a Land cruiser which is rated as the strongest safari vehicle on the African roads, it’s well maintained, customized with comfortable seats, a pop up roof which gives a wide viewing 360 angle!!. This come's with an extra cost, but it’s worth it. Just in inform us in advance

Accommodation & Transport - Budget;

For this trip accommodation you will be staying in lodge or Camps which are built in  African safari style tents, comfortably furnished with twin or double beds. Each unit has its own private en-suite bathroom with a flush toilet, a dressing room and a hot water shower. Seated from your own verandah, the red or black and white colobus can often be observed in the dense camp surrounding

NOTE: For this the above mentioned accommodations it depends on availability and we make sure the best is our first priorities when we are making this booking. In case there is no availability during the requested dates of your safari, we do our best to look for another alternative accommodation which is relatively in the same standards or rate range.

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