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5 days River Nile and Jinja Tour

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Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls national park.
Boat cruiseAfter breakfast our guide will pick you from your hotel and then drive to Murchison Falls national park. You will stop to marvel at the beautiful scenery right at the top of the falls and later proceed to your accommodation with a game drive along the way.

Luxury; Paraa safari lodge, or Nile Safari camp
Mid range: Sambiya River lodge
Budget: Red chili rest camp or the Sambiya Lodge bandas

Day 2: game drive and Launch cruise.
After an early cup of tea, you will leave for a game drive in the savanna and near the Lake Albert Delta looking for animals such as warthogs, elephants, buffaloes, lions, giraffes plus a profusion of birds. You will later head back to the lodge for a late breakfast, relax and lunch. After lunch you will have a launch cruise on the Victoria Nile to see animals like buffaloes, crocodiles and hippos just by the river banks.
In addition you may hike for 1 hour to the peak of the falls just at a small additional price and there you will find your driver waiting for you who will drive you back to the lodge for dinner and the overnight.

Day3: transfer to Kampala- Jinja
Following your breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala, have lunch along the way and then continue to Jinja make a stop to visit the sugar plantations before finally arriving in Jinja where you will dine and spend the night.

Luxury; Nile Resort Jinja
Midrange; Gately on the Nile
Budget; Kingfisher

Day 4: Day in Jinja.
Right After breakfast, you enjoy White water rafting, quad biking, kayaking, or even horse riding. Rafting is a thrilling activity and is among the most fascinating tourist activities carried out at the source of the Nile, and it doesn’t need any expertise since you can actually learn on the same day. You will head back to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for a boat ride, visit some fishing villages and the Bujagali Falls. Dine and overnight at the hotel

jinja rafting

Day 5: Jinja – Entebbe
Following breakfast, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy some additional activities that you missed out the day before and then return to Kampala. You will go for one more activity which will may not have done the previous day before you drive back to Kampala. Stop by Mabira forest to see various primates, trees and birds. Have lunch along the way and once in Kampala you will be transferred to airport for your departure flight.

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