Jinja White Water Rafting and Murchison Falls
- 5 Days - VSU 331
You will be met by our representative at the Entebbe International Airport
who will drive you to Jinja an old colonial industrial town of Uganda
set up at the source of the River Nile. You will check in at Nile Resort
hotel at the banks of river Nile . Lunch , dinner and overnight.
day is dedicated to white water rafting on River Nile OR Clients who
will not go for rafting will visit the source of River Nile, Bujagali
Falls. After which drive to Kampala forlunch and proceed to Murchison
Falls via Masindi town arriving in the evening for overnight at Paraa
Safari Lodge, Sambiya or Nile Safari Camp -Fullboard .
Start the day with an early morning game drive on the Buligi, Albert
or Queens tracks north of the river Nile. You are able to view those
animals that are unique to the African Savannah like giraffe, antelope,
lion, Elephant, and the Uganda kob. After lunch, you will go for a launch
cruise on the Nile River. The cruise takes to the bottom of the thundering
falls where you will see huge crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffaloes,
elephants and a variety of water birds like herons, cormorants, ducks,
bee-eaters, kingfishers, skimmers, fish eagle and the rare shoebill.
Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
this day before you leave the park, you take a drive to the “Top
of the falls” for a breathtaking sight of the raging Nile as it
forces it’s way through a rocky gap barely six meters wide. This
is the point where the Nile River explodes through a narrow gorge and
cascades down to become a placid river.
on passing through Bugungu gate to Budongo forest a dense natural forest.
Take a simple natural walk seeing different species of primates –chimps,
monkeys etc. then proceed to Kampala arriving in the evening. Lunch
enroute. Check in at Grand Imperial Hotel or Hotel International for
Dinner and overnight.
breakfast transfer to the airport for departure.
& Queen Elizabeth Safari - 5 Days - VSU 441
1 Kampala - Bwindi
breakfast you will set off for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the
home of Mountain Gorillas. It is estimated half of the world’s
surviving population of mountain gorillas –300 live within Bwindi
boundaries. The drive is long but enjoyable with lunch stop on the way
in Kabale. Bwindi National Park is located in the southwestern part
of the country –the Kigezi Highlands once known as Switzerland
National Park offers a dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly
dense, but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to
tourists. The 4 families have been habituated for tourism and each is
visited by 8 people per day. Although trekking may e strenuous the viewing
of the gorillas in their natural habitat is an experience long to be
savored.. Apart from the gorillas, there are a variety of primates to
be seen including the blue monkeys, red tailed monkeys, and black &
white Columbus monkeys. The great blue tauracos are often seen and even
for a non bird watcher they are marvelous sight.
will be in the late afternoon and you will then settle in at the Gorilla
Forest Camp, Buhoma Camp or Community Bandas , which are just 200 meters
from the park offices, for dinner as you prepare for tomorrow’s
2 Gorilla tracking
breakfast you will be escorted to the park offices to begin your adventure.
A briefing from your local guide and then its off! The time taken and
the terrain varies (1- 8 hour) according to the movement of these gentle
giants. The thrill of meeting face to face takes away the pain of some
times long and arduous trek. Return to your lodge for overnight stay.
3 Bwindi – Ishasha /Queen Elizabeth National Park
early breakfast head for Ishasha, which is the southern sector of Queen
Elizabeth National Park, carry out a game drive where you may sight
tree-climbing lions. Ishasha is dominated by acacia woodland and scrubland
and features the meandering Ishasha River, banked by a riparian forest.
After picnic lunch drive all the way to the northern sector of the park
and check in at Mweya Safari Lodge or Institute of Ecology . The evening
will be at leisure dinner and overnight.
4 Queen Elizabeth National Park
early breakfast drive to Kyambura gorge for a primate walk where your
will see chimps and other primates e.g Columbus & velvet monkeys
and baboons. Queen Elizabeth National is one of the most outstanding
treasures of Uganda, and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for
Humanity under UNESCO auspices. It borders on Lake George and Lake Edward
as well as Kazinga Channel in the western area of the Great Rift Valley
After lunch take a 2-hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. This
waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and it is filled with schools
of hippos, buffaloes with elephants at the banks. Retire to the lodge
for dinner and over night.
5 Queen Elizabeth National Park - Kampala
morning game drive to see more animals that habit this park, that include
predators lion. leopard and other game. Over 500 bird species have been
identified here, making it a Mecca for bird-watchers. They include the
black bee–eater, 11 different species of kingfisher and several
falcons, eagles and other raptors. After late breakfast proceed to Kampala.