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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park

After an early breakfast you will be driven to Murchison Falls National Park via the towns of Malinda and Masindi. Eat lunch in Masindi before entering the park at the Kichumbanyobo gate. You will stop at the top of the falls and admire the spot from which the park gets its name. Here the Nile squeezes itself through a seven-meter gorge before tumbling 40 meters down into a very peaceful river below. Your dinner and overnight will be at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park
Best Time To Visit December to February (Easier to spot animals)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LionOccasional
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ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Hornbill Bush Lodge
  • Budget lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park

Eat breakfast in the morning before going on a game drive in the park’s northern area in search of some of the ‘big five’ (buffaloes, lions, elephants and possibly leopards). Other animals you might see include Rothschild giraffes, bushbucks, warthogs, waterbuck and a variety of antelope. At lunchtime you will return to the lodge and then go on a thrilling launch cruise down the Nile in the afternoon. Sail close to the bottom of the falls and take in the various birds, numerous hippos and giant crocodiles on the banks. If you are lucky, you may see the rare shoe bill stork plus various other bird species within this area. Your dinner and overnight will be at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park
Accommodation:
Hornbill Bush Lodge
  • Budget lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Murchison falls to Jinja

Murchison falls to Jinja

After breakfast you will set off for Jinja Town to visit the source of the mighty Nile, Africa’s longest river. You will arrive in the early evening and relax at your lodge until dinner time. Alternatively, you can go on a short walking tour of Jinja before your overnight stay at the Paradise Hotel Jinja.

Main Destination:
Jinja (Town)
Accommodation:
Hotel Paradise on the Nile
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Jinja
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Jinja - Kampala

Jinja - Kampala

Eat breakfast and then go on a brief drive through through this historical town before exploring the source of the river Nile by boat. You will then spend the rest of the day rafting before heading back to your hotel in Kampala or to the airport for your flight home.

Main Destination:
Entebbe (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.
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  • This tour is offered by East African Jungle Safaris, not SafariBookings.
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  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
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