Jinja, Sipi Falls, Lira, Murchison Falls, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

ITINERARY

DAY 00: ENTEBBE

Arrival and transfer to Kampala Serena Hotel

DAY 01: KAMPALA – JINJA (100KM)

Have an early start from your hotel and ride to Jinja. Ride around Jinja, either jump off the bungee tower into the Nile, visit source of the Nile, Bujagali falls, explode up and down the Nile on a jet boat , go horseback riding or go wild on the Nile with white water rafting. Dinner and overnight at Wild waters lodge a beautiful place in the middle of the river surrounded by waterfalls very expensive but worth every penny and an experience you shouldn’t miss. www.wild-uganda.com

DAY 02: JINJA – SIPI FALLS (198KM)

After having breakfast enjoy the ride from Jinja to Sipi falls in Kapchorwa. Have a stopover in the lively bustling market town of Mbale to look at Bugisu architecture. You will then reach the three beautiful falls called the Sipi Falls on the foothills of the 4321m high extinct volcano Mount Elgon, which in prehistoric times stood taller than Kilimanjaro. Climbing on nearby crags can be arranged, as can abseil descents of the main Sipi Falls. There are a variety of climbs to suit all standards, made up from 10 sport climbing routes bolted into the cliff face adjacent to Sipi Falls. Abseiling options range from ‘easy’ 25m descents all the way to the 100m waterfall descent. Robs Rolling Rock – a Ugandan company initially trained by Italian climbers – operates climbing and abseiling activities. Sipi River Lodge also provides CE approved climbing helmets for these activities free of charge. Dinner and overnight at Lacam Lodge.

DAY 03: SIPI FALLS – LIRA (240KM)

After an early breakfast proceed to Lira. Have a scenic ride through Soroti district Stop for a quick lunch on the way to Lira. Dinner and overnight at Lillian Towers Hotel.

DAY 04: LIRA – MURCHISON NP (190KM)

An early morning start from Lira begins the panoramic drive through Kamdini trading centre to Murchison Falls National Park. We stop for an early lunch at Masindi hotel where Humphrey Bogart, Katherine Hepburn lived during the filming of African Queen. Ernest Hemingway lived there during his visit to Uganda in 1954. When we get to the park proceed to the top of the falls where you can see the Nile perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 7 meters canyon dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful Rainbow, Plume of spray “the Murchison Falls” dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge.

DAY 05: MURCHISON NP (20KM)

An early morning game drive, in search of lions, Buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, hartebeest, the rare shoebill stock, and many more. In the afternoon you will proceed for a three hours boat trip/lunch along the placid Victoria Nile up stream to the base of the falls. The boat stops just ten meters from the ‘Devils cauldron’. Take pictures of the majestic Murchison falls, it’s the photographer’s paradise and pleasure. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge.
DAY 06: MURCHISON FALLS – ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY – KAMPALA (295KM)
After an early breakfast drive from Murchison, enjoy a rhino walk through Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary then proceed to Kampala then to Entebbe. Dinner and overnight at Lake Victoria Serena Resort.

DAY 07: NGAMBA ISLAND – SSESE ISLANDS

After an early breakfast get on Lake Victoria and board a motorboat that will take you first to Ngamba Island which is a Chimpanzee sanctuary, visit and see them feed, then after proceed to Ssese islands. Islands in the middle of Lake Victoria, dinner and overnight at Ssese Habitat Resort.

DAY 08: SSESE ISLANDS

Have an early breakfast, then we motor around to see some of the most beautiful Ssese Islands. We will take you to some of the most beautiful beaches with clear water to 30meters. Perfect for sunbathing and swimming. Do a little fishing in case you’re in the mood to. In the evening relax back at the hotel, dinner and overnight at Ssese Habitat Resort.

DAY 09: SSESE ISLANDS – ENTEBBE

After breakfast take in some morning sun to continue working on your tans then we motor back to Entebbe with a picnic lunch on board. Then relax before transfer to the Airport for departure.

Price (per person based on double occupancy and 4 people)

  • 9 DAY MOTOR CYCLE TOUR + SSESE ISLANDS: From $1000

What is included?

Accommodation, park entrance fees, ground transport with 4-wheel drive vehicles until you get bikes for your planned trip, fuel, guide fees, meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner), mineral drinking water and all activities in the park.

Excluded are:

Tips, beverages and anything of personal nature, flight tickets.

Please note that clients will be traveling in 4wheel drive vehicles, with enough legroom, with well-experienced guides who can handle all the requirements of the discerning traveler.