Day 1: Welcome to Uganda, Airport pick up to Kampala
Stop At: Kampala Fair, 25 Bukoto Street (next to Alliance Française), Kampala Uganda
Your driver/guide will be at Entebbe Airport to pick you up and take you directly to the lodge in Kampala. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may be able to explore some of the sites in and around Kampala.
You will stay in a nice Hotel in the heart of Kampala. The hotel has cozy safari style furnished rooms, equipped with satellite TV, fridge bar, telephone, fan, and a comfortable bathroom.
Duration: 1 hour
• Dinner: Accommodation at Forest Cottages
Meals according to the time of arrival
• Breakfast: Have an early morning breakfast before hitting the road to Murchison falls national park, 6 hours drive!
Accommodation included: Overnight at Forest Cottages, a 4 star accommodation
Day 2: Game Drive at Murchison Falls National Park
Stop At: Paraa Masindi, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
Early in the morning our warm and friendly Safari Guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Murchison falls National Park. The adventure will start with a game drive across the savanna, along Lake Albert Delta, slowly through the wildlife. As you climb to the narrow gorge that makes the famous Murchison Falls, look out for;
The 76 species of mammals including four of the “Big Five”, with huge herds of buffaloes and elephants, well-camouflaged leopards and a healthy population of lions
Olive baboons are common along the roadsides – be sure to keep car windows and doors shut if you don’t want to lose your lunch! Blue and red-tailed monkeys and black-and-white Columbus can be found in the forested sectors
Duration: 4 hours
• Breakfast: Early morning breakfast before a memorable game drive!
Accommodation included: Murchison river lodge
Day 3: Boat Trip on the Nile
Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls P.O.Box 455, Masindi Uganda
Boat Trip on the Nile,
This interesting but more placid activity: the boat trip, will take you through the extensive papyrus delta through which the Victoria Nile flows into Lake Albert. Here again there are plenty of animals and birds to see with an excellent chance of seeing the rare Shoe-bill. The varied habitats of Uganda’s largest park make it home to a variety of birds with 451 species recorded. The list includes the Shoe-bill Stork, the Goliath Heron – the largest heron in the world – and pairs of elegant Grey Crowned Cranes - Uganda’s national bird. Also seen along the banks of the Nile are the Blue-headed Conical, Swamp Flycatcher, Squacco Heron, African Jacana, Sandpipers, Den-ham's Bastard, and many more. This trip takes four to five hours.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Murchison River lodge