If you are looking for a brief Wildlife Safari through the pearl of Africa, this one will meet your expectations. Get close to the unique wildlife of Uganda’s largest National Park with a visit to the top of one of the world's most powerful waterfalls. You have an opportunity to stop over at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track Rhinos with an optional boat cruise on the Nile to the bottom of the falls.
Journey time: 45mins – 1 Hour
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be received by our Driver guide who will transfer to your pre-booked hotel in either Kampala City/Entebbe.
Overnight: Speke Hotel | Fairway Hotel & Spa | Speke Resort Munyonyo – Or similar
Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast
Journey time: 6 – 7 Hours
The activities of the day call for an early start therefore you will have an early breakfast (or chose to pack it for later) then leave Kampala for Murchison Falls National Park at 06:00am
Coffee Break: make a brief break to grab some coffee/ Tea & Pastries before proceeding to Ziwa (Clients’ own cost)
• En-route to Masindi 3 hours’ drive out of Kampala, make a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the Rhinos before proceeding to the National Park.
Upon entrance into the park, visit the top of the falls; here you will spot a permanent rainbow right from the top. The view is rewarding as it explains why Murchison Falls features on many travellers’ bucket lists.
Overnight: Fort Murchison |Pakuba Safari Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge – Or similar
Meal Plan: Half Board
After an early breakfast, you will have a game drive through the delta circuit, reputably known for high concentrations of wildlife. This 4-5-hour game drive will reward you with stunning views of the savannah and other plant vegetation like the acacia and borassus palm trees. These are propagated by elephants all the way from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Later on, drive back to the lodge and enjoy your lunch.
In the afternoon go for a launch cruise on the Nile; offering you a chance to see a variety of wildlife as you enjoy the stunning views along the world’s second longest river. In addition to taking you close to the base of the waterfall, this 3-hour launch trip follows a stretch of the Nile with a picturesque African scenery. Hippos in their hundreds.
Expect to see some of the following;
• The Nile crocodiles
• Small herds of buffalo, waterbuck, and kobs
The captivating birdlife on the river bank include Goliath heron, saddle-billed stork, African Jacana, Pied and malachite kingfishers, African skimmer, Piacpiac, rock pratincole kingfishers, bee-eaters and many more.
Overnight: Fort Murchison Lodge | Pakuba Safari Lodge | Paraa Safari Lodge – Or similar
Meal Plan: Full Board
Journey time: 6 – 7 Hours
After an early breakfast start off your journey back to Kampala City, if time allows, do a brief city tour then proceed to the airport to check in for your departure flight.
Meal Plan: Breakfast + En-route lunch
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1) The journey time stated in the itinerary is an estimation and it is subject to variation depending on traffic and road conditions.
2) Listed accommodation options are subject to availability at the time of booking. If not available, similar properties will be considered.
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