Origin of the Nile Safari


8 Days


7x - Lodge


A boat trip on the Nile to the Murchison Falls makes a highlight of this trip as you experience the true force of nature. Game drives in the park reveal a variety of wildlife such as the giraffe, hippos, elephants and lions.

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Tour Plan

Day 1 Arrival at Entebbe Airport

Upon arrival at the airport in Entebbe we will be met by our safari guide for transfer to Cassia Lodge for a pre-safari briefing and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Cassia Lodge

Meal Plan: B B

Day 2 Full day city tour in Kampala

After breakfast we drive to Kampala- Uganda’s capital. Its main tourist attractions are mainly pre-colonial and colonial cites that have a lot historical attachment to Ugandans. A must visit on this city tour is the Uganda Museum that explores the country's tribal heritage through an extensive collection of artefacts.

On the other side, Kampala is a fun shopping area with so many craft shops for souvenir and local markets with fresh farm and garden produce to explore.

After lunch at the 7 Hills Revolving Restaurant we proceed to Jinja for dinner and our overnight at The Haven Lodge.

Accommodation: The Haven Lodge

Meal Plan: D B

Day 3 Full day in Jinja

After an early breakfast we head to the starting point of the rafting activity. Enjoy the grade 5 experience on the Nile with picnic lunches and drinks. Extreme white water action, surrounded by the beautiful sceneries of the river Nile. Later on to a sundowner experience. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: The Haven Lodge

Meal Plan: D B

Day 4 Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast we proceed to Murchison Falls NP through Karuma falls. Murchison Falls or Kabarega Falls is the largest National Park in Uganda (1976 sqkm). It is split in the middle by the world’s longest river- the Nile. We arrive just in time at the lodge for lunch. We relax at the lodge and enjoy breath-taking panoramic views coupled with the sounds of the River Nile’s magnificent rapids which sets the scene for an adventure that will impress you. The place offers unique opportunity to sample the wildlife, birds, flora and fauna. Dinner and overnight Chobe Safari Lodge.

Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 5 Nature Walk, Drive to Paraa

Today after breakfast we go for a morning guided nature walk with an UWA ranger guide there after proceed to Paraa with packed lunch. Later in the afternoon we take an evening game drive to the shores of Albert Nile while exploring the Park’s amazing concentration of game including giraffes, lions, elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, kobs and many more. Dinner and overnight Paraa Safari Lodge.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 6 Full day in Murchison Falls

After breakfast we go for a game drive on the northern bank of the Nile, with chances of seeing lots of wildlife in search for food. On the list we may spot giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeest and different species of birds. We return to the lodge to enjoy its facilities and have lunch. In the afternoon, we take a cruise on the Nile to the base of the Murchison Falls. We encounter Hippos and crocodiles in the river while elephants, buffaloes, plains game and giraffes visit the riverbanks to quench their thirst. The view at the base is spectacular. We get off at the bottom of the falls and hike up to the top which is another chance to view the fall. We meet our driver who drives us back to the lodge for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 7 Morning Delta Boat Trip, Drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Today we will have an early breakfast as we’ll be going on a boat trip to the Nile Delta.

It’s home to incredible water bird species, including the prehistoric-looking shoebill stork—a famous find for most tourists on the Nile Delta boat cruise. You can expect to catch sight of herds of elephants, buffalo, and giraffe on the banks of the Nile.

We head back to the lodge for lunch before heading out to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking.

We drive to Amuka Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Amuka Lodge

Meal Plan: B L D

Day 8 Rhino Tracking, Evening Departure

After a relaxed breakfast, we set out for an exciting day in this sanctuary. Ziwa sanctuary is the only place in Uganda where you can view the endangered species in their natural habitat.  The plan is to reintroduce the rhinos into the wild after the numbers increase. On arrival we are briefed about the sanctuary and the rhinos and embark on tracking them. Once we locate them we have 1 hour in their vicinity to observe them. We may also encounter sight of animals on this walk including duikers, waterbucks and more. After this activity we’ll drive back to the lodge for check out and then drive to Entebbe for an evening departure marking the end of our trip.


  • Meal plan as specified –BB (bed and Breakfast), HB (Half board; breakfast and dinner), FB (Full board; breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the hotels
  • Airport transfers and safari on 4x4 vehicles
  • English speaking driver guides
  • Park entry fees
  • Nature walk Chobe
  • Waterfall hike
  • Rhino tracking


  • International arrival and departure
  • Drinks in hotels and lodges/ telephone/ laundry/visa fees/ tips


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