5 days jinja and Murchison falls safari is an adventurous Uganda safari which offers an opportunity to see jinja city which lies on Lake Victoria and has the source of the Nile as well as Murchison falls national park which is a home to wildlife and the amazing Murchison falls.
Day 1; Arrival and transfer to Source of the Nile
Day 2; Visit itanda falls
Day 3; Transfer to Murchison falls national park
Day 4; Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
Day 5; Transfer back to Kampala for departure
DAY 1; ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO THE SOURCE OF THE NILE
A pick up from Entebbe airport or hotel in Kampala with a briefing from the guide on how the safari will be and after embark on a journey to jinja. The journey takes 2 to 3 hours and while on the way you will have lunch and a stopover in mabira forest for zip lining and bird watching, after the experience you will proceed to jinja. On arrival to jinja town, you will have an evening boat cruise on the source of river Nile which is an amazing experience. After the boat cruise, you will head to your lodge for dinner and a night stay.
DAY 2; TRANSFER TO ITANDA FALLS
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will head to itanda falls for a white water rafting as well as other activities such as bungee jumping, quad biking, kayaking and spot fishing among others. After the day’s activities, you will head to the hotel have dinner and a night stay.
DAY 3; TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALS NATIONAL PARK
Waking up so early in the morning and have breakfast, check out of the hotel and embark on a journey to Murchison falls national park which is a 5 to 6 hour drive. While on the way you will have lunch as well as a stopover at the Ziwa rhino sanctuary to see the white rhinos in their natural habitat. From the sanctuary we shall drive up to Murchison falls national park where you will check into the lodge have dinner and a night stay.
Luxury- chobe safari lodge
Mid-range- pakuba safari lodge
Budget – heritage safari lodge
DAY 4; MORNING GAME DRIVE AND AFTERNOON BOAT CRUISE
Waking up early in the morning, have breakfast and drive to the park for a morning game drive of about 3 to 5 hours as you move through the plains of the national park as you spot animals such as lions, giraffe, warthogs, elephants, buffalos, bushbucks, hippos, Jackson’s heartbeats among others. You will be able to see birds such as yellow-billed stork, abdim’s stork, goliath heron, white-faced whistling duck secretary bird and many more. After the game drive, you will head back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.
After lunch, you will head for an evening boat cruise on Murchison falls at which starts at paraa jet which takes 2 hours of sailing on the still waters of the Nile. While on the cruise you will see animals such as elephants, buffalos, crocodiles and hippos as well as birds such as shoebills. After the boat ride you will head back to the lodge have dinner and a night stay.
DAY 5; TRANSFER BACK TO KAMPALA FOR DEPARTURE
Early in the morning after breakfast, a drive to the morning game drive where you will spot animals such as leopards, elephants, lions, antelopes and many more. After you will embark on the journey back to Kampala which is 4 to 5 hours. On reaching Kampala you will be dropped at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe for your flight.
5 days jinja and Murchison falls safari Includes
All park entrance fees
Accommodation and meals
Bottled drinking water
A 4*4 safari vehicle
Boat cruise fee
An English speaking guide
All activities in the itinerary
5 days jinja and Murchison falls safari Excludes