An adventurous journey of discover through the heart of Africa! Drift to a hidden world full of wildlife and spend a night in the African Jungle before being challenged by the rapids of the Nile!
Day 1: ARRIVAL
Warm welcome at Entebbe International Airport and transfer to your hotel at Entebbe. Overnight in Sophie’s Motel.
Day 2: KAMPALA
After breakfast we start the day with a city tour through the bustling capital of Uganda. Immerse yourself in the traditions of the Kings of the Buganda tribe at the Kasubi Toms, visit the Namirembe Cathedral and explore the African Craft Village for the most authentic crafts and arts. Overnight at Kings Holiday Inn.
Day 3: TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Early departure from Kampala to Murchison Falls. With lunch en route we will arrive in the national park in the afternoon and visit the magnificent waterfalls, where the river Nile is being forced into a seven meter crevice. Dinner and overnight in Red Chilli Rest Camp.
Day 4: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After an early breakfast we start the day with a game drive on the northern bank of the Nile, with chances of seeing giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeest and different species of birds. In the afternoon you will go on board of the Madi Gras boat that will take you to a hidden world with abundant wildlife, while drifting quietly downstream. Late in the afternoon arrival at Bush Camp where your tent will be pitched. As night falls you will enjoy a delicious barbecue meal, with the sounds of Africa at night. Overnight at Bush Camp.
Day 5: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Early in the morning you will go with a ranger for a safari walk in the surrounding area. Return to the boat and enjoy breakfast while we slowly return to Paraa. The rest of the afternoon you have the opportunity to relax and enjoy the beautiful nature. Dinner and overnight at Red Chilli Rest Camp.
Day 6: TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
We depart Murchison Falls and head towards Fort Portal. This long journey will be rewarded with stunning views as you pass small villages and local markets. From Fort Portal we continue directly to the dense jungle of Kibale Forest National Park. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale.
Day 7: KIBALE FOREST & BIGODI SWAMP
Go in search of the wild chimpansee families, the red-tailed monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys and many other primates in Kibale Forest. After a traditional lunch in Bigodi Village, we will visit the swamp, known for its rich diversity of birds and primates. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale.
Day 8: TRANSFER TO KAMPALA
In the morning you can enjoy the majestic Rwenzori Mountains in its full glory, where you will have a guided nature walk at the foothills and get a glimpse of the village life. After lunch return to the capital city where you will arrive late in the afternoon. Overnight at Kings Holiday Inn.
Day 9: TRANSFER TO JINJA
After breakfast we leave the busy town and head towards the east. 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 colourful butterflies. Dinner and overnight at Adrift Nile High Camp.
Day 10: 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 Adrift Nile High Camp.
Day 11: DEPARTURE
Time to say goodbye to the Pearl of Africa! Enjoy the beauty of the Nile one more time before we transfer back to Entebbe. Drop off at the airport for your flight back home.