5 DAYS FISHING AND BIRDING SAFARI

from $2,882 (pp) Based on two persons.  Special rates apply for couples and groups of 3 or more.

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Overview

This 5-day fishing and birding safari takes you to Murchison Falls Uganda’s biggest National

park with about 450 bird species which gives birders a big chance to spot birds like Grey and

Yellow Long bill, Olive Green Cameroptera, Tit Hylia, Yellow Billed, Yellow Spotted, Speckled, and

Hairy Breasted Barbet, African pitta, Soty Fly Catcher, Fire Crested Allethe, Nahan’s Francolin,

Weyn’s weaver, purple-throated cuckoo-shrike and many more.

Besides wildlife safaris, Uganda is incomparably one of the exceptional spot fishing destinations

in Africa. Nile perch weighing in between 20 – 180 kgs are the main catch in both Murchison

falls and Lake Victoria.

 

Day 1

Arrival at Entebbe

Arrival at Entebbe

Arrival in Entebbe & Birding at Uwec

Arrival at Entebbe International Airport meet and great with Ganyana safari driver /guide and

transfer to your overnight accommodation. You will get briefed on how you can get the best

experience from your fishing safari. After check in head to UWEC for birding.

Accommodation and Dinner Arrangements

Accommodation and Dinner Arrangements

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel

Midrange: Innophine Hotel 790

Mean Plan: Full Board

Day 2

Spot Fishing on Lake Victoria & Mabamba shoebill Excursion

Spot Fishing on Lake Victoria & Mabamba shoebill Excursion

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Lake Victoria for half day fishing activity from a fully

equipped boat as well as other fishing equipment’s, you will spend four hours on the Lake

enjoying spot fishing on the Lake. In the afternoon we head to Mabamba swamp for the Shoebill

Stork and other water birds like the African and Lesser Jacana, Allen’s and Purple Gallinule,

Yellow Billed Duck, Purple and common Squacco Heron, Northern Brown Throated Weaver,

Malachite Kingfisher, after which we head to back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel

Midrange: Innophine Hotel 790

Mean Plan: Full Board

Day 3

Transfer to Murchison falls – Birding and hike top of the falls

Transfer to Murchison falls – Birding and hike top of the falls

After breakfast, you will start your journey to Murchison falls through the famous Luwero

triangle, Budongo forest on the western arm of the Rift valley, with lots of bird species and great

sceneries reaching the park in the afternoon. Head to top of the falls where the Nile perfects its

beauty before transferring to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Para safari lodge

Midrange: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Mean Plan: Full Board

Day 4

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Para safari lodge /chobe safari lodge

Midrange: Pakuba safari Lodge

Mean Plan: Full Board

Boat trip, Game drives & Fishing in Murchison Falls NP

Boat trip, Game drives & Fishing in Murchison Falls NP

After breakfast, go for a brief game viewing session before going for fishing is from the rocks

around several pools below the Falls. In the afternoon, you may go for a launch cruise on the

Nile River. This cruise will take you to the bottom of the thundering falls. It involves having a

scenic view of schools of hippos, huge crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water

birds such as the rare shoebill, cormorants, ducks, bee-eaters, skimmers, fish eagle, kingfishers and herons.

Day 5

Transfer - Entebbe

Transfer - Entebbe

After breakfast take on a leisurely drive to Kampala arriving at your preferred accommodation

Afternoon or to the Airport for your outbound Flight.

Arrival:


  • Complementally pick up from Airport/ hotel
  • Accommodation before/end of trip can be arranged at an extra cost

Day 1:

Arrival in Entebbe & Birding at Uwec


Arrival at Entebbe International Airport meet and great with Ganyana safari driver /guide and

transfer to your overnight accommodation. You will get briefed on how you can get the best

experience from your fishing safari. After check in head to UWEC for birding.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel
Midrange: Innophine Hotel 790
Mean Plan: Full Board

Day 2:

Spot Fishing on Lake Victoria & Mabamba shoebill Excursion


After breakfast, you will be transferred to Lake Victoria for half day fishing activity from a fully

equipped boat as well as other fishing equipment’s, you will spend four hours on the Lake

enjoying spot fishing on the Lake. In the afternoon we head to Mabamba swamp for the Shoebill

Stork and other water birds like the African and Lesser Jacana, Allen’s and Purple Gallinule,

Yellow Billed Duck, Purple and common Squacco Heron, Northern Brown Throated Weaver,

Malachite Kingfisher, after which we head to back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel

Midrange: Innophine Hotel 790
Mean Plan: Full Board

Day 3:

Transfer to Murchison falls – Birding and hike top of the falls


After breakfast, you will start your journey to Murchison falls through the famous Luwero

triangle, Budongo forest on the western arm of the Rift valley, with lots of bird species and great

sceneries reaching the park in the afternoon. Head to top of the falls where the Nile perfects its

beauty before transferring to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Para safari lodge
Midrange: Pakuba Safari Lodge
Mean Plan: Full Board

Day 4:

Boat trip, Game drives & Fishing in Murchison Falls NP


After breakfast, go for a brief game viewing session before going for fishing is from the rocks

around several pools below the Falls. In the afternoon, you may go for a launch cruise on the

Nile River. This cruise will take you to the bottom of the thundering falls. It involves having a

scenic view of schools of hippos, huge crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water

birds such as the rare shoebill, cormorants, ducks, bee-eaters, skimmers, fish eagle, kingfishers and herons.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury:  Para safari lodge /chobe safari lodge
Midrange: Pakuba safari Lodge
Mean Plan: Full Board

Day 5:

Transfer from Murchison Falls to Entebbe


After breakfast take on a leisurely drive to Kampala arriving at your preferred accommodation

Afternoon or to the Airport for your outbound Flight.

Persons Date Price per person
1 pax Any Date $2,882
2 pax Any Date $1,742

Includes

  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Park fees
  • Launch trip
  • Mabamba Excursion
  • Game drives
  • All activities as per the itinerary
  • Fishing permits
  • Fuel and car hire
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • COVID 19 Arrangements

Excludes

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Laundry services
  • All items of personal nature
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • COVID 19 test

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