Overview of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
This 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda takes you to the renown spectacular Murchison Falls National Park and to the source of the Nile River in Jinja (East Africa’s Adrenalin capital). With breathtaking scenic allure and landscapes, this 5 days adventure and wildlife safari in Uganda is a private tour to home of the most powerful waterfall in the world at Murchison Falls National Park and to the source of the Nile river on a Jinja source of the Nile Tour.
Starting your trip with arrival at Entebbe international airport, a knowledgeable driver guide picks you up for a drive to a booked accommodation in Kampala-Uganda’s capital. The next morning, you are driven to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking on foot in the only rhino home in Uganda then continue to Murchison falls national park where you will have great wildlife sightings the next day. On day 4, you are driven from Murchison falls park to Jinja source of the Nile where you refresh at the shores of the Nile river ad undertake white water rafting. You depart from Entebbe international airport on the last day of your trip.
Highlights of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
Day 1: On arrival at Entebbe international airport a professional driver guide will pick you up, meet and greet and transfer to a booked hotel or lodge in Kampala. Depending on the time of arrival, you can take a short Kampala city tour before retiring for the night at your lodge.
Day 2: From your booked accommodation, a safari driver guide will pick you up for a drive to Murchison falls national park with a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking.
Day 3: In the morning, you will do a game drive, have a lunch break either at the lodge or a picnic lunch then undertake an evening launch trip/boat cruise.
Day 4: After breakfast, your driver guide will transfer you to Jinja source of the Nile River for a tour and adventure experience the next day.
Day 5: In the morning, you go for a white-water rafting experience then after go for an evening boat cruise.
Day 6: This morning, you choose from either Horse riding, quad biking or cycling along the banks of the Nile river then after be drive to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight.
Day by day detailed itinerary of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
Day 1 of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
Welcomed with a cool refreshing breeze from Lake Victoria (world’s largest continental lake), you arrive at Entebbe international airport where you meet your Uganda safari guide for a drive to a booked lodge in Kampala. On arrival, you check in and spend dinner as you rest from jet lag throughout the night.
Day 2 of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
After breakfast at your lodging facility, your professional Uganda safari guide will pick you up for a drive to Murchison Falls National Park. A branch off to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking starts off your Uganda wildlife safari adventure as you go rhino tracking in the only habitat for rhinos in the country. After about 2 hours of rhino tracking, you continue for lunch and then after drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Arriving in the evening, you check in, have dinner and relax at a booked accommodation in Murchison falls national park.
Day 3 of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
After an early morning cup of coffee, you proceed to the park for a morning game drive that starts at 7:00am though this depends on where you spent the night. If there’s need to cross by ferry to the park, the game drive may start a bit minutes late. The game drive lasts about 2-4hours as you drive through the park sighting several bird species.
You then return to your lodging facility for lunch then or have picnic lunch then after go for an evening boat cruise/launch cruise to the bottom of the mighty Nile falls. Observing the Nile river waters squeezing through a 7-meter gorge then falling 40m below with a thunderous sound. From the bottom of the falls, you start the hike to the top of the falls where you meet your driver guide for return to your lodging facility. By the end of this day, you will have sighted all the big five Africa wildlife species (Buffaloes, Rhino’s, Elephants, lions and leopards).
Day 4 of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
After a relaxed breakfast, you will be driven by your driver guide to jinja passing via Kampala. When you arrive in Jinja, you check in, relax at the banks of the Nile river and have an overnight stay at a booked accommodation in jinja source of the Nile.
Day 5 of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
This morning, you go for a great adventure on the world’s longest river as you undertake the adrenaline raising white water rafting experience. Practical training is offered before the raft experience starts with snacks provided during the raft. Having great adventure moments on the fresh waters is amazing and alongside you are kayakers guiding you through the raft. You have lunch after the raft in the afternoon then take an evening boat cruise to the source of the Nile River after which you return for the night at your lodging facility at the shores of the Nile River.
Day 6 of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
On this last day of your amazing adventure safari, you can choose to either do horse riding, cycling or quad biking before return to Kampala. You drive through this historical town with great architecture then be driven back to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight.
End of the 6 days Jinja tour and Murchison Falls wildlife safari in Uganda
In the Pearl of Africa, you are spoiled by choice for whatever kind of safari you want. For Uganda gorilla trekking safari experiences, many who tour Murchison falls park continue to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Adventure is always the best way to discover your excitement on a safari, don’t hesitate to have a blend of wildlife and adventure in a single safari.