uganda & Kenya
As soon as you reach at Entebbe international airport, meet and be greeted by our company safari guide who will then welcome you and carry your luggage to the car thereafter drive you to Kampala for your relaxation.
Take a cup of coffee in the morning just to warm up a bit from the cold then head on for the game drive that will take place along the kanji tracks as you search for the wild animals while on the drive you will see animals such as the lions, Cape Buffalos, Elephants, Warthogs, Waterbucks, Spotted hyenas, Mangoose, kobs among others. Back to lodge to take your actual delicious breakfast meal as you relax around and enjoy the silent environment.in the afternoon you will head for yet another exciting activity which is the fascinating kazinga channel boat ride for two good hours, during the ride you will see various game that lives in and around the water body plus the various birdlife along this spot.
Back to the lodge for dinner and a nights rest.
One of Uganda’s most magnificent rain forests famously known for the chimpanzees and 12 other primate species situated in the heart of Tooro Kingdom. Kibale is the primate capital of the world but also has a number of birds, over 372 species recorded. A visit to Kibale will reward you with sights of human’s closest living relatives – the chimps and primates like Collabus monkeys, blue monkey, grey cheeked Mangabey among others. The nearest town is Fort portal and if coming from Kampala, Kibale can be accessed via the Mubende Fort-portal route or Mbarara – Kamwenge route.
Accommodation at the hotel of booking
Safari Highlights: – 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 Safari overview
Pick up from your pick up point at 6.30am after breakfast, followed by a drive to Murchison Falls National Park passing through beautiful woodlands and Savannah grasslands; straight to the park, and then to the accommodation facility of your choice. You will then relax and have your lunch then take the rest of the day at leisure In the evening you have the option of going for the game drive or relax and enjoy the hotel facilities
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 meres 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
You will wake up with relaxed breakfast and check out of the lodge as you meet your guide for the drive to Ziwa rhino sanctuary for tracking of rhinos. Depending on the chosen activity you will drive back to Kampala with lunch en-route to either Ziwa or any place chosen for lunch reaching Jinja by evening
You will be transfer to selected accommodation facility / homes
If you are visiting Uganda on a business trip unable to take long Uganda safari, you can take this 1 day Jinja tour to see a bit outside of Kampala to three main sites. The tour starts after an early breakfast preferably 6.30 am in the morning from Kampala or Entebbe to avoid the traffic jam. You will be driven through tea plantations, sugar plantations and colorful roadside fruit and vegetable markets. On two stops you will see several Ugandans selling roast meat as a quick snack for travelers in buses and taxis.
BUSOWOKO FALLS EXPERIENCE
For any adventure traveler with a thing for waterfalls, there is something unique and majestic about being around those foamy watery edifices plunging down the rocks as we saw when we visited Busowoko falls found in Bususwa/Bukongo village, Budondo Sub-county, just after Namavundu forest, 19kms off Jinja City (Approx. 81kms by road), East of Kampala.
It is a hidden gem that has since been flooded by travelers and one that offers a fresh experience as you view part of River Nile, the longest river on earth, flowing on its three -months journey to the Mediterranean Sea.
Until four years ago, this land that is home to Busowoko Falls and Beach had been an abandoned forested landscape. But today, that thought has long been discarded and tourists from all walks of life converge here to ‘make love’ to the graceful rushing waters of the Nile in Busowoko, one of the last waterfalls on the Upper Victoria Nile, as others have disappeared under its backed up water.
Boat ride on Source of River Nile – Jinja
On arrival in Jinja, you will start with lunch after which we shall enjoy a boat ride on River Nile as it starts exiting Lake Victoria. This is will be the last site on this adventurous Jinja tour with a boat ride to the “Source of the Nile” at the now submerged Rippon Falls. This is where the Nile starts its 4000 mile journey to the Mediterranean Sea traversing various countries along the way. The boat rides take between thirty minutes and two hours depending on the available time. Listen to your local site guide tell you stories of the ‘source of the Nile’ as believed by the locals. Jinja is also known as ‘the adventure capital of East Africa’ because of the many adventure activities carried out on the Nile and along the Nile which include water rafting, kayaking, jet boating, bungee jumping, squad biking and horse riding along the Nile. You are free to stay longer and enjoy these many activities or arrange to return for the same.
Hiking Mabira forest Our next stop will be Mabira forest the largest rain forest nearest to Kampala city. You will start with payment at the Eco tourism center after which you will be given a local guide to lead you through. After learning about the duration of the walk, the guide will choose one of the many forest trails where you will take a hike through the forest. On the trail, you will learn about the different medicinal trees and how people lived and survived on the forest. You will encounterdifferent bird species, beautiful butterflies, red-tailed monkeys jumping from one tree to another and hopefully sight the Uganda Mangabeys on a good day. It will take like one hour.
Located in the Southwestern region of Kenya, the game reserve consists of unique landmarks made up of grassy plains and rolling hills, is called home by exotic species of wildlife ranging from The Big Five to the local herbivores zebras, antelopes and wildebeest all included.
The Maasai Mara also has one of the largest densities of lions in the world, no wonder this is the home of several BBC
Wildlife channels focusing on wild cats, a good example being The Big Cat Diary.
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
After breakfast you will proceed for a Full Day Game drive with your packed lunch. This day is spent game viewing in Kenya’s finest wildlife park, the Masai Mara National Reserve. The game drives take you in search of Africa’s Big Five and the plethora of other wildlife inhabitant’s vast Kenyan game reserve. You will be able to see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bateared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, and wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and hippos are also found in great numbers. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains for their next meal. At the evening you can do Optional Masai Village Visit and get to learn their culture. (Drivers to communicate the Charges)
Dinner and overnight stay at Fig Tree Mara
On this day after breakfast you will check out at the Camp have a morning game drive as you proceed back to Nairobi you might be lucky to witness some Cats hunting and animals you might have missed in your previous game drives. Arrive in Nairobi late in the afternoon.