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7-Day Game & Adventure Safari on the Nile

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7-Day Game & Adventure Safari on the Nile

Experience the Nile River at its best! This 7-Day Game & Adventure Safari on the Nile adventure takes you to Murchison Falls National Park, which lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley. Murchison Falls, Uganda’s most favorite park with various species such as elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, buffaloes, and several bird species.

it is crossed by the Nile – the longest river as it flows to the Mediterranean. An adrenaline-pumping adventure also awaits you in Jinja with a rafting experience and activities like (kayaking, quad biking, Horseback riding, zip-lining, cultural).

Water rafting in Jinja. Rafting in Jinja is an exhilarating and adrenaline-pumping adventure activity that takes place on the mighty Nile River, near the town of Jinja in eastern Uganda. It is one of the most popular and thrilling water-based activities in the country, attracting adventure enthusiasts and thrill-seekers from all around the world.

Murchison falls National Park.

The journey southwards will then take you to Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park commonly known as the nature wonders of Uganda. This is the starting point of the safari, and it promises exciting wildlife encounters. The combination of a game drive and a boat cruise on the Nile River offers an opportunity to see a wide variety of animals. Such as the iconic African Big Five (lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinoceros).  Meanwhile, the Murchison Falls is where the Nile River squeezes through a narrow gorge and plummets into the Devil’s Cauldron, is a stunning natural spectacle.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1:  Arrival in Uganda

On this 7-Day Game & Adventure Safari on the Nile, Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you’ll be met by our professional tour guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Kampala. The journey from the airport to Kampala takes approximately an hour. After check-in, you’ll have the rest of the day to relax and acclimate to the new surroundings.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Nile Village Hotel &Spa

Mid-range: Source of the Nile

Budget: Mountain Elgon View Hotel

Meals Plan: breakfast, Lunch and dinner Drinking water and fruits throughout

Day 2: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, you’ll depart for Murchison Falls National Park, which lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley. The journey from Kampala takes about six hours, and you’ll enjoy scenic views of the countryside and several towns along the way. You’ll arrive in the park in the late afternoon and check into your lodge.

Luxury: Nile Village Hotel &Spa

Mid-range: Source of the Nile

Budget: Mountain Elgon View Hotel

Meals Plan: breakfast, Lunch and dinner Drinking water and fruits throughout

Day 3: Game Drive and Nile River Boat Safari

You’ll wake up early for a game drive to explore the park’s wildlife. The park is home to various species and several bird species. After lunch, you’ll embark on a boat safari on the Nile River, where you’ll see hippos, crocodiles, and several bird species. The highlight of the boat ride is the Murchison Falls, where the Nile forces its way through a narrow gorge, creating a thunderous roar and a beautiful view.

Luxury: Nile Village Hotel &Spa

Mid-range: Source of the Nile

Budget: Mountain Elgon View Hotel

Meals Plan: breakfast, Lunch and dinner Drinking water and fruits throughout

Day 4: Travel to Jinja

After breakfast, you’ll depart for Jinja, the adventure capital of East Africa. The journey from Murchison Falls to Jinja takes about seven hours, and you’ll enjoy scenic views of the countryside and several towns along the way. You’ll arrive in Jinja in the late afternoon and check into your hotel.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Nile Village Hotel &Spa

Mid-range: Source of the Nile

Budget: Mountain Elgon View Hotel

Meals Plan: breakfast, Lunch and dinner Drinking water and fruits throughout

Day 5: White Water Rafting on the Nile River

You’ll wake up early for an adrenaline-pumping white-water rafting expedition on the Nile River. You’ll navigate through several rapids, including the famous “Big Five” rapids. The rafting guides are experienced, and you’ll be provided with all the necessary safety equipment. After lunch, you’ll have the option to relax at the hotel or participate in other activities such as bungee jumping or quad biking.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Nile Village Hotel &Spa

Mid-range: Source of the Nile

Budget: Mountain Elgon View Hotel

Meals Plan: breakfast, Lunch and dinner Drinking water and fruits throughout

Day 6: Visit the Source of the Nile

After breakfast, you’ll visit the Source of the Nile, where the Nile River starts its journey to the Mediterranean. You’ll have the opportunity to take a boat ride to the exact spot where the Nile starts and learn about the history and significance of the river. In the afternoon, you’ll return to your hotel in Jinja and have the rest of the day to relax.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Nile Village Hotel &Spa

Mid-range: Source of the Nile

Budget: Mountain Elgon View Hotel

Meals Plan: breakfast, Lunch and dinner Drinking water and fruits throughout

Day 7: Departure

After breakfast, you’ll check out of your hotel and travel back to Entebbe International Airport for your flight back home.

In conclusion, this safari adventure offers a unique opportunity to experience the Nile River at its best, from the thunderous Murchison Falls to the adrenaline-pumping white-water rafting in Jinja. It’s a perfect blend of wildlife, nature, and adventure, and we guarantee an unforgettable experience.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Nile Village Hotel &Spa

Mid-range: Source of the Nile

Budget: Mountain Elgon View Hotel

Meals Plan: breakfast, Lunch and dinner Drinking water and fruits throughout

Price includes:

4 x 4land cruiser / Minibus with an English-speaking driver guide

All fuel for the tour

Full board meals and rooms

Bottled water

Park entrance Fees

All activities named

Chimpanzee Permit

Price excludes:                                

Gorilla permit

International Flight fare

Entry visas

Meals that are not part of your room

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