Highlights: Kampala - Jinja - Mbale - Soroti - Murchison Falls
Other departures: Manchester - £2869, Glasgow - £2955, Birmingham - £2869, Cardiff - £2999, London Gatwick - £2959, Newcastle - £2955, Edinburgh - £2869, Aberdeen - £2995, Norwich - £3005, Bristol - £3335.
Alternate Travel Dates: 19 Aug - 11 Dec 2020
This package is designed for folks that want to revisit Uganda and experience the vast changes that have taken place in recent years in Uganda.
Uganda has lots to offer from rolling hills, gorilla trekking, the amazing lake Victoria. Simply take a grade 5 white water rafting trip on the Nile. One of the best grade 5 white water adventures in the world. Day 1: Arrival in Kampala.
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide, who will then drive you to Kampala to your hotel.
Accommodation: Cassia Lodge Meal: Breakfast & Dinner. Day 2: Kampala City Tour
After breakfast, you will have a city tour of Kampala. Where you will have a chance to be shown your old house or business premises. you will visit various sites like the Uganda Museum, the Bahai temple (the only temple in Africa), the Uganda Martyrs Shrine, beautiful cathedrals, the old mosque of Kampala, Kabaka lake and many more. You should watch out for the seven hills of Kampala.
Accommodation: Cassia Lodge Meal: Breakfast & Dinner. Day 3: Drive to Jinja, boat ride to the source of the Nile & city tour.
After an early breakfast, you will start your journey to Jinja. Established in 1907 Jinja is a former Industrial as well as the second-largest town in Uganda and also home to the Source of the River Nile. You will enjoy a boat ride on the source of the Nile. The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, regarded as the longest river in the world (6,853 km long). After the boat ride, you will have a city tour of Jinja, visit a market and then retire to your accommodation.
Alternatively, you can depart early and get a chance to have white water rafting, half or full-day white water rafting and market visits.
Accommodation: Haven Lodge Jinja Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Day 4: Drive to Mbale.
After an early breakfast drive towards Mbale, en route, you will take a walk to the 3 Phase Sipi waterfalls.
You shall walk to the base of the falls and relax while taking a dip in the cool water of the falls, located at the base of Mt Elgon.
Accommodation: Mbale Resort Hotel Meal: Breakfast & Dinner. Day 5: Drive to Soroti
Drive and explore Soroti and have an overnight.
Accommodation: Hursey Resort Meal: Breakfast & Dinner. Day 6: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast proceeds to the next highlight of your memorable tour in Uganda, going on to the beautiful north-western Uganda Murchison Falls National Park. Proceed to your lodge
Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Day 7: Game Drive & River Cruise on the Nile.
After an early breakfast, proceed for a game drive. This is a beautiful drive across the savannah, Borassus Palm Forest and grassland down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north. Drive in the open African savanna in search for Lions, Leopard, Hyena, Buffalo, Elephant, Jackson Hartebeest. Oribi, Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, and enjoy spotting various Bird species such as the Secretary Bird, Black Chested Snake Eagle, Tawny, and Marshal Eagles Carmine and Swallow-Tailed BeeEaters and many more. In the afternoon, go for a boat ride up the Nile, to Murchison falls, whence the park derives its name. Enjoy these spectacular falls whence the Nile squeezes through a 7-meter gap and at the bottom you will see huge Nile Crocodiles basking. Thereafter, hike to the top of the falls.
Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Day 8: Rhinos and Drive to Entebbe
After an early breakfast, you will start your journey back to Entebbe: with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino trekking.
Later you will proceed to the Airport for your departure flight. Meal: Breakfast & Lunch Excludes:
• Visa fees
• Tips, souvenirs, any soft drinks, and any personal purchases.
• Any Optional activities or those not included in the program.