5 Days Murchison Falls and White Water Rafting
Day 1: Kampala– Murchison Falls National Park
After an early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you from your hotel, by 6:30am then transfer to North-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park. En-route lunch at Kabalega dinners or Masindi hotel.
Proceed and enter the park with a visit to the top of the falls where you can see the Nile's beauty perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 6-meter canyon dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar.
Later you will have an evening game drive as you proceed to Pakuba Safari Lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Pakuba Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Half-Board.
Day 2: Game drive and Nile boat ride.
Morning game drive via the Nyamsika plateau, enjoy the view and you may see some of the big five like (elephants, lions, buffaloes and leopards), Giraffes, warthogs, bush backs, water bucks, heart-beasts and many more. Return to lodge for refreshment, breakfast and lunch, then after prepare for a boat trip on placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls.
En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, water bucks and a wide variety of birds like the stork pelican bee-eater, egret and heron. The boat stops just tens of meters from the "Devil's Cauldron". Take pictures of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls. Proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 3: From Murchison back to Kampala
Wake up for early morning breakfast at around 6:00am and set out for an early morning game drive by 6:30am. The timing is appropriate to catch the nocturnal and hunters before they retire to their hideouts. Explore the major game tracks, Queen and Albert for spectacular sightings of wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes, antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda kobs, oribis, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson's Hartebeests, bushbucks and hopefully the elusive leopards among others. There is an optional stopover at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking. You will have en-route lunch. Thereafter take your Leisurely drive via the villages of north-west Uganda back to Kampala or Entebbe. You will arrive in evening and our guide will drop you off at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: Forest Cottages
Day 4: White Water Rafting In Jinja
After having an early breakfast, you depart from Kampala city to Jinja. The journey takes about 2 hours. While on your journey to Jinja, you will get to see Mabira forest Uganda’s largest rain forest. Mabira has a lot of birds and some primates.
Meet up with the rafting team in Jinja and attend a briefing session after which you will get into the vehicle and drive to the starting point where you will also be taken though a brief exercise to familiarize yourself with the rafting experience. Make your choice between grade 3 or grade 5 rapids and begin your adventure. Rafting on the Nile river lasts between 1 to 3 hours and it is always celebrated with a cold bottle of Nile special beer at the end.
Your driver / guide will then be ready to transfer you back to Kampala arriving in the evening.
Accommodation: Forest Cottages
Day 5: Optional Kampala City Tour And Departure
After a relaxed morning, you will have an optional Kampala city tour in which you will visit some of the attractions in the city including the Namugongo matyrs shrine, Uganda meseum, or choose to visit a school or orphanage. After lunch we shall drop you off at the airport for your scheduled flight back home.