Arrive in Entebbe in the morning (or the day before). Meet and greet on arrival at the airport and take an early lunch at Hotel Africana No.5 (Luxury).
The magical Murchison falls, Primates, scenery, unique cultures, birds… No visit to Uganda would
be complete without a visit to the magnificent Murchison Falls National Park renowned for its scenic beauty and the spectacular falls, from which the park derives its name. Murchison Falls has abundant flora and fauna to delight the visitor. From rolling savannah and tall grasslands to thick bush and woodlands, the diversity of this park never ceases to amaze visitors and residents alike. They can be viewed from the top where the Nile River narrows from 50 metres to crash through a 7 metre gorge, falling 45 metres to the rocks below
Wake up early with a snack and set off on a Sunrise game drive (about 6.30am) in the Nyamsika plateau, while on the game drives, cape buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes, Uganda kobs,hartebeest and water buck are commonly seen. You may also spot Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reed buck, Shy Sitatunga, bush duiker, warthog, and bush pig plus carnivores including lions, leopards, and spotted hyena.
Chimpanzee and olive baboons head the list of six primates’ found in the park. And crocodiles and hippos will be seen along banks of the Nile. Some of the more common birds that can be seen include goliath heron, Egyptian geese, bee -eaters, kingfishers, saddle billed stork, cormorant, hornbill, and the rare shoe bile stork
After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch and there after you will relax. After lunch, proceed for the boat trip on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. En –route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water bucks and wide variety of birds like unusual shoe bile stork.
The boat stops just ten metres from the “Devil’s cauldron”. From here you will disembark and take a hike to the top of the falls where your vehicle will be waiting for you for pick up. This is an awesome experience, as you will experience the majestic Murchison falls forming into impressive rainbow. You will great to take opportunity for pictures. There after we shall return to your accommodation facility for dinner and overnight stay
This morning we will fly back to Entebbe, this takes approximately 45 mins. If time permits it is possible to stop in Kampala for shopping and lunch and a visit to the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers. You are then transferred to Entebbe International airport to connect with your departure flight. Please note the departure flight must be in the late afternoon or evening, alternatively we can arrange another overnight in Entebbe.
Depart early morning by 0730hr and proceed to Masai Mara, having your first stop over at the Great Rift Valley Escarpment continue with our Journey arriving at Masai Mara in time for lunch, check in at Fig Tree Mara Camp.
In the evening 4pm we take our first thrilling game drive in the Masai Mara game reserve, one of East Africa’s top safari destinations. 6pm return to the Camp for dinner and overnight stay. In the night you can hear different animal sounds as they communicate with each other in the darkness – more than enough reason to visit.
Dinner and overnight stay at Fig Tree Mara