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An array of Uganda adventures await you!
Bungee jumping or rafting? No matter which adrenaline activity you choose, it will be unforgettable!
With a little luck, you will see the country's rare white rhinos!
A boat will take you on an adventure across the Nile.
The magnificent beauty of the Murchison Falls will take your breath away.
On the bank of the Nile, you can find many hippos and numerous bird species.
Have your camera ready because you might see elephants bathing in the Nile!
Crocodiles sunbathe on the Nile's banks.
Another amazing photo opportunity!
Uganda impresses with its stunning nature.
Upon arrival, you will spend the night either at The Boma or the Karibu Guesthouse.
The friendly staff awaits your arrival.
The cozy rooms will help you relax after an exciting day.
Cool off in the pool at The Boma.
The pool's seating area is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere.
The idyllic pool perfectly combines with its surrounding landscape.
2friends Guest House's refreshing pool.
All rooms are cozy and lovingly furnished.
The dining room is open and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Discover the Nile River on an exciting boat trip
Observe the unique wildlife in Uganda’s most diverse national park
Jinja is the country’s adventure capital: Bungee jumping above the Nile or white water rafting
Feel the magic in Murchison Falls National Park
Watch waterbuck, antelope, monkey, and even wild elephants on the wild Nile shore
Come adventure to Africa's pearl! The country's abundance of flora, exquisite wildlife, and incomparable hospitality are just a few reasons why Uganda is the pearl of Africa. In Uganda, adventures of all types are waiting for you! It’s the perfect trip for adrenaline fanatics and African safari lovers.
Uganda has a balanced climate despite its location on the equator. Temperatures are between 16 and 28°C. However, December to February and June to September are the driest months. The dry season in Uganda doesn't mean that there's no rain, but rather half as much rainfall than in the rainy season. The months of April and May have the highest rainfall of the year.
Welcome to Entebbe, the former capital of Uganda. Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, your guide will greet you and take you to your guesthouse, which is about 15 to 40 minutes away, depending on traffic. Take a deep breath and enjoy the new scents that surround you. Uganda is full of adrenaline-packed adventure, endless savannahs, and boundless opportunities! Discover the endangered mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, tree-climbing lions, and the Murchison Falls during Uganda’s famous gorilla trek.
Travel time Entebbe Airport - Entebbe Guesthouse: about 10 minutes / approx. 4.5 km
One night at The Boma Guesthouse**** or Karibu Guesthouse**** with breakfast in a standard room, Entebbe, Uganda
Today, you will drive to Jinja early in the morning because it's the perfect starting point for all of the different adventures offered in Uganda. Lake Victoria is the starting point of the Nile River's long journey to the Mediterranean, a paradise for any adventurer, and the perfect place to enjoy spectacular sunsets against the impressive river landscapes. Jinja is a few kilometers downriver from "The Spring." This spring is where the Nile begins its 6,300-kilometer journey to the Mediterranean and divides into many channels. For many generations, Budhagali has been a sacred site for the Busoga people and a place where you will see traditional healers. Others also come to the riverbanks to make sacrifices for the holy spirits who live by the river.
In Jinja, you will also visit the Nile (included) and the place where Speke became the first European to see the Nile Spring in 1862. If time permits, drive through the town of Jinja! Jinja is the adrenaline capital of East Africa, offering optional activities include fishing, bungee jumping, quad biking, boat trips, a nostalgic African Queen Cruise, or kayaking.
Travel time Entebbe - Jinja: about 2-3 hours / approx. 50 km
Two nights at 2 Friends Guest House*** with half board in a standard room, Jinja, Uganda
Wake up early for another adventurous day! Cruise over the Nile River’s world-famous rapids on a half-day white water rafting tour or dive off a bridge during a bungee jumping experience above the Nile. The choice is up to you!
White water rafting is one of Uganda's popular activities. Our partnership with only the best rafting companies guarantees excellent safety regulations. The experience includes modern safety equipment and plenty of time to practice your maneuvers before head off into the water. The breathtaking experience is captured on camera and filmed by kayaks paddling next to you! You can also book optional activities such as horseback riding, kayaking, and sunset boat rides.
Travel time: One hour to the various activities
Today, you will drive to Murchison Falls National Park, a protected area that spans over 4,000 square meters. Uganda’s largest national park preserves the authentic African spirit and has a diverse world waiting to be discovered! At the top of the magnificent waterfalls, you will see many animal species, including crocodiles and other mammals, also at the foot of the falls.
If time permits, stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a reintroduction program that has successfully bred over a dozen white rhinos. It’s the only place in Uganda where you can see them up close!
Murchison Falls National Park is home to 76 mammal species and 451 bird species. Since the Nile River flows through the park, it’s home to numerous Nile crocodiles, hippos, and the Sitatunga antelope. Lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, the Rothschild giraffe, warthogs, the forest hog, Uganda kob, topi, and water buffalo are just a few of the species that you may see. If you have time, hike to the top of the falls’ viewpoint and soak in the mighty Nile River. It narrows under your feet from half a kilometer to just seven meters and plummets 45 meters.
Travel time Jinja - Murchison Falls National Park: about 6-7 hours / approx. 290 km
Two nights at Murchison River Lodge***+ with full board in a Thatched Cottage, Murchison National Park, Uganda
Enjoy a delicious breakfast before leaving for an early game drive. Your guide will drive you over Lake Albert and the Nile Delta. Murchison Falls National Park is known for its fantastic wildlife, such as elephants, antelopes, giraffes, and buffaloes. With a bit of luck, you will see all of these animals!
Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure through the diverse national park? Drive through the typical African savannahs and notice its dry forest, hilly grasslands, and mysterious swamps. In the afternoon, we have an exciting boat trip planned to take you past the large Nile crocodiles that sunbathe on the waterfalls’ banks. With a refreshing drink in hand, enjoy the breathtaking views of the rushing waterfalls, exotic birds, and other animals such as hippos, crocodiles, and bathing elephants!
Please note that your day is flexible. We encourage you to tailor your day with your guide to switch the boat and game drive times.
After breakfast, you will start your drive back to Entebbe. On the way, stop for a leisurely picnic lunch! Your guide will accompany you to your guesthouse in Entebbe, where you will spend your last night in Uganda.
Travel time Murchison Falls National Park - Entebbe: about 6-7 hours / approx. 290 km
One day at The Boma Guesthouse**** or Karibu Guesthouse**** with breakfast in a standard room, Entebbe, Uganda
Even though it’s your last day in Africa, the adventure will continue! Leave your bags in your accommodation’s dayroom. Before you leave, you will enjoy your last breakfast in Africa and visit the Botanical Garden (included). The Entebbe Botanical Garden is on Lake Victoria's shores and home to the black and white colobus monkeys, hornbills, and many other birds. Do you want to visit one of the islands in Lake Victoria? Then Ngamba Island is the perfect optional day trip experience that you can book with us. Surrounded by the peaceful waters of Lake Victoria, you can reach this island by boat in about 30-40 minutes. Run by the Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust NGO, guests will have the opportunity to observe the 49 orphaned chimpanzees during unique overnight trips.
Depending on your flight's time, your guide will take you to the airport and say goodbye. We hope you enjoyed a memorable vacation in Uganda.
The Boma Guesthouse****, Entebbe, Uganda (Two nights)
The beautiful Boma Guesthouse nestles on a charming tropical hill just outside the center of Entebbe. The 15 rooms are distinctively decorated in a cozy African style and offer a beautiful garden view. The beds come equipped with mosquito nets. The rooms also have a veranda, bathroom, TV, and safe. WiFi is available in the main building.
Karibu Guesthouse****, Entebbe, Uganda (Two nights)
Karibu Guesthouse is about ten minutes from the international airport in Entebbe. The seven cozy rooms are all individually designed, each with an attached bathroom, shower, and comfortable beds with mosquito nets. At the restaurant, try their freshly prepared African dishes seasoned with a Mediterranean touch.
2Friends Guest House****, Jinja, Uganda (Two nights)
The guest house is about a 10-minute walk from the Jinja city center and close to the Nile Spring. All rooms have a private bathroom with a shower and toilet and internet and satellite TV. The rooms’ lovingly decorated interior includes African art and radiates a warm atmosphere. At the pool, cool off on hot summer days by taking a refreshing dip. There’s a rich selection of fresh fruit, potatoes, fresh bread, eggs, and homemade jam at the breakfast buffet.
Murchison River Lodge***+, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda (Two nights)
Murchison River Lodge is on the south bank of the Nile River, ideally situated so you can enjoy views of hippos herds, Papyrus Islands, and Murchison National Park. The lodge opened in 2011 and offers comfortable safari tents and family cottages. Accessible via steps, the cottages have a hammock and sofa to relax. The main building includes the lodge’s bar and restaurant and a beautiful terrace overlooking Murchison National Park and the river.
Duration of the trip: 7 days / 6 nights
Six nights at the accommodation mentioned according to the program
Meals according to the program
Transfer from/to the airport
Welcome drink upon arrival
Transfer to Jinja
Bungee jumping over the Nile or white water rafting
Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Transfer to the guest house in Entebbe
Boat trip on the Nile
Game drive in Murchison Falls National Park
Entrance fees to the national park
Free mineral water in the vehicle while driving
Safari vehicle and gasoline
Meals and drinks that are not included in the scope of services
Visa, if required
Optional excursions and tours
Personal expenses, such as minibar and tips