6 Day Nile Trek

Upon arrival in at Entebbe International Airport in Kampala, this itinerary will take you directly to the source of the Nile River, Lake Victoria. From the lake-side town of Jinja straight into Murchison Falls National Park, you will experience the white water majesty of the Nile as it is squeezed through a narrow passages and over steep cliffs.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Entebbe Arrival - Jinja

Our safari guide will pick you up upon arrival in Entebbe and drive you to the Source of the Nile –Jinja is situated directly at Lake Victoria, where the Nile finds its origin. En route we will make a stop at Mabira Forest for a nice forest walk with the possibility of seeing different types of primates birds and colorful butterflies. After Mabira Forest you will proceed to Owen Falls, and see the source of the Nile. Dinner and overnight at Wild Waters Lodge.

Overnight: Wildwaters Lodge (Dinner included)

Day 2 - Jinja

Ready for a full day of adventure? Then start rafting at the source of the Nile. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and thundering rapids of the White Nile. Don't forget to watch the incredible birdlife as you drift quietly between the rapids of the river. Dinner and overnight at Wild Waters Lodge.

Overnight: Wildwaters Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 3 - Jinja - Murchison Falls

Beginning with a panoramic drive northwest, stop and visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (a sanctuary created to re-introduce Rhino to Uganda after their extinction in 1982) after lunch proceed to Murchison Falls National Park for an afternoon game drive around Chobe Safari Lodge area, later check in to the lodge, marveling over the panoramic views of the Nile and enjoy your first evening in the African bush.

Overnight: Chobe Safari Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 4 - Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, embark on an early morning game drive / transfer to the heart of the Murchison Falls National Park where your guide will help you spot the plethora of wildlife found in the Park. After lunch, you will safari upstream by boat to the calm Victoria Nile and the base of the falls just tens of meters from the "Devil's Cauldron." Return in the evening for dinner and an overnight accommodation at Paraa Safari Lodge.

Overnight: Paraa Safari Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 5 - Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, visit the top of the Murchison Falls, from this vantage point you will have an opportunity to see the Nile's beauty perfected as you watch the Nile forced through a seven meter cleft in the rocks and plunge 45 meters below, forming a spectacular rainbow. Return to the lodge for lunch and after an afternoon siesta; venture on a game drive through the Borassus Palms plains, a visual feast. Later your will retire for dinner and overnight accommodation at Paraa Safari Lodge.

Overnight: Paraa Safari Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 6 - Murchison Falls - Kampala Departure

Depart from Murchison Falls, for your return to Kampala.

Accommodation Information

Wildwaters Lodge

Nestled in the Uganda rainforest on its own private island, mid-stream in the mighty Nile, Wildwaters Lodge is breathtaking. Thick riverine forest naturally covers the island and each of the ten timber-floor rooms is nestled amidst the forest with private, breathtaking views over the River Nile and it’s rapids. The expansive, canvas walled, traditionally thatched, rooms each boast private decks with elegant free-standing baths and wash basins carved from the local pink granite. Softly lit with hand-made furniture, you can relax in comfort on this island paradise listening to the thunder of the Nile rapids, and the calls of the many species of bird who call the island home.

Chobe Safari Lodge

The lodge accommodates up to 94 guests in absolute luxury. Rooms are river-facing, and include minibars, en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities as well as private terraces. In addition, four exclusive suites have their own plunge pools and separate lounges.
Other facilities include a fully equipped conference room seating up to 90 people, broadband internet, billiards, library, gym, beauty salon, a stylish cigar bar overlooking the Chobe River, a large terraced swimming pool and riverside boma area.

Paraa Safari Lodge

Paraa Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Set in an area of landscaped gardens, the lodge recreates a mood that we have come to associate with the famous explorers of East Africa.

Paraa Safari Lodge offers a choice of fine dining throughout one's stay, and the Explorer's bar is the ideal watering hole after a day of wildlife discovery in Murchison Falls National Park.

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