Journey Time: 1 Hr: 30Min
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will have a meet & greet by a member of our team who will help you check-in for your domestic flight to Murchison Falls National Park.
Upon arrival at the park (Bugungu/Pakuba airfield), you will be transferred to the lodge to check-in and stay at leisure with lunch at the lodge. In the evening, you will have a sundowner game drive through the delta circuit, reputably known for high concentrations of wildlife.
What to expect: Lions, leopards including elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, hyenas, hartebeests, oribi, Uganda Kobs, patas monkeys & other nocturnal animals.
Return to the lodge for dinner and relaxation in a quiet atmosphere.
Overnight: Pakuba Safari Lodge / Murchison River Lodge
After an early breakfast, you will have a game drive through the delta circuit, reputably known for high concentrations of wildlife. This 4 – 5hour game drive will reward you with stunning views of the savanna and other plant vegetation of acacia and borassus palm trees propagated by elephants all the way from Congo.
Expect a wide variety of wildlife including; Lions, hippos, waterbucks, leopards, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, hyenas, oribis, Uganda Kobs, baboons and patas monkeys.After lunch feel free to select one of the below activities based on your preference;
Option 1: Embark on an afternoon launch cruise on the Nile; offering you a chance to experience a variety of wildlife as you enjoy the stunning views along the world’s longest river. In addition to taking you close to the base of the waterfall, the 3hour launch trip follows a stretch of the Nile with a compelling African atmosphere.This cruise trip ideal for viewing wildlife life along the river banks and stunning bird life to include the African fish Eagle, Goliath heron, saddle-billed stork, African Jacana, Pied and malachite kingfishers, African skimmer, Piacpiac, rock pratincole kingfishers, bee-eaters and many more.
Option 2: Meet your fishing guide (advisable to be accompanied) & go fishing in the jungle waters of the Great River Nile with various wildlife & unique birds to encounter.
Fishing in Murchison Falls National Park is so exciting & involves catching fish by casting lures (best method for catching larger fish like the Nile perch & cat fish), to include live bait & termites for smaller fish like the Tiger fish.
This fishing trip will take you past the crocodiles, hippos & other wildlife to Victoria Nile or the bottom of the falls (best spots for fishing) but you are advised to take caution of the Hippos & Nile crocodiles especially at the banks. Advised to carry enough sun protection equipment (temps rise over 40°C), wear long socks, trousers & insect repellents, also carry spare fishing equipment.After the afternoon adventure, return to your lodge later in the evening and spend the rest of the evening at leisure with dinner at the lodge.
Overnight: Murchison River Lodge / Nile Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
You will have your breakfast at the lodge. Depending on your domestic flight schedule you will be transferred to the airstrip to board your flight arriving at Kasese/Mweya airstrip.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is famous for diverse ecosystems which include sprawling Savannah, shady humid forests, sparkling lakes, wetlands and amazing craters. Ideal for big game, primate species to include Chimps and over 600 bird species. It has superb scenic views of Kazinga Channel, the Rwenzori Mountains and crater lakes which are home to a wide variety of birds.
Upon landing you will be transferred to check in at the lodge and have lunch. After lunch go visit the communities around the park with your tour guide.
Your community tour includes;
Visiting the equator monument
The Queen’s Pavilion
Lake Katwe Salt Works
Kikorongo Women Community
Overnight: Buffalo Safari Lodge / Mazike Valley Lodge
Meal Plan: Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Dusk Game Drive & Afternoon Boat Cruise
Scenic Flight To Bwindi Via Kihihi Airstrip | Day At Leisure
Gorilla Tracking Day | Optional Activities
Transfer To Kihihi, Flight To Entebbe & Departure
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