Wild Classic plus Nile Tour 10 days

Tour Outline
Duration
10 days / 9 nights
Starting Point
Entebbe Airport
Means of Transport
Private vehicle
Destination
  • Jinja
  • Mount Elgon NP
  • Murchison Falls NP
  • Sipi Falls
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Activities
Boat trip
Chimpanzee tracking
Game drive
Hiking
Rafting
Rhino treking
Shoebill trek
Option
  • Baloon safari
  • Bungee jumping
  • Horseback ride
  • Night game drive
  • Night nature walk
  • Sports fishing

Destination Guide
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

The Sanctuary provides tourists with an opportunity to see one of the world's most endangered wild animals, the White Rhinos. It also gives an opportunity to see the birds like Shoebill Stork,

Geographic features: Forest and Swamp, Size: 70km2

Activity: Rhino trekking, shoebill trek, nature walk, night walk

Murchison Falls National Park

The largest national park in Uganda,76 species of mammals and 450 species of birds are recorded. It is known for the Nile River which flows in the middle of the park and Murchison Falls, which are 40m high, also the narrowest point of the river. Savannah in the north bank is a home to large mammals like lions and elephants, Nile River is home to birds, crocodiles and hippos, Budongo Forest is home to the Chimpanzees.

Geographic features: Savannah, forest, lake, river Size: 3,840 km2

Activity: Game drive, night game drive, boat trip, chimpanzee tracking, hiking, sport fishing, balloon safari

Jinja

It is located 80km east of Kampala, it is known as a town of Source of the Nile. There are many options of activities. Activities: Boat trip to the Source of Nile, Itanda Falls, rafting, kayaking, horseback ride, ATV quad-biking, sports fishing, bungee jumping.

Sipi Falls

The most beautiful and the tallest water fall in Uganda that is 100 meters high. This water originates from Mountain Elgon and flows into Lake Kyoga. The panoramic view of the fall, escarpment, flat and vast green earth is stunning and magnificent.

Geographic features: Mountain and River, Size: 100m

Activity: Sightseeing

Mount Elgon National Park

The second highest mountain in Uganda. The highest peak of the ex-volcanoes, Wagagai is 4,321m. It has some hiking courses and climbing course to the peaks.

Geographic features: Mountain, forest, Size: 1,279km2

Activity: Hiking, climbing

Tour Itinerary
Day
1
PM
Arrive at Entebbe Airport, transfer to Kampala

Our driver guide will welcome you at Entebbe Airport. Our sales and reservation staff will brief you the itinerary after your arrival at Kampala. It normally takes 1-2 hours to reach Kampala.

Movement
Entebbe
2hr drive
Kampala
Meal
  • B Nil
  • L Nil
  • D Hotel
Overnight Kampala
Cassia Lodge
HB
Day
2
AM
Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
PM
Rhino trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Walk in bush with rangers and track rhinos. It is rare experience to view rhinos on-foot. It starts at 4pm, takes about 2 hours.

Movement
Kampala
3hr drive
Ziwa
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Ziwa Sanctuary
Amuka Safari Lodge
FB
Day
3
AM
Shoebill trek at Lugogo Swamp

Take a canoe ride along waterway in the beautiful swamp. Guide will search for shoebill and other birds that inhabit in this swamp. It takes about 4 hours.

PM
Game drive at the northern bank

Drive with an open roofed vehicle in vast savanna and look for large mammals like lions, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and antelopes. Evening game drive starts at around 4pm, it takes 3-4 hours. Tell your rangers, if you have your favorite mammal before you take off.

Movement
Ziwa
4hr drive
Murchison NP
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Murchison Falls National Park
Paraa Safari Lodge
FB
Day
4
AM
Game drive at the northern bank

This is the last game drive at Paraa. If you missed your favorite mammal the first time, tell them to your ranger guide. Morning game drive starts at 6:30am, it takes 3-4 hours.

PM
Boat trip to the bottom of falls, hiking to the top

Ascend the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the Murchison Falls by boat. Both banks of the river are covered by deep green, also are habitats for reptiles like crocodiles and many species of birds, and resting place for hippo and buffalo. It starts at 2pm and takes about 2 hours to the bottom of falls. Hiking to the top of falls takes about one hour.

Movement
Murchison NP
3hr drive
Masindi
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Masindi
Masindi Hotel
FB
Day
5
AM
Chimpanzee tracking at Budongo Forest

Walk in a rainforest with rangers and track chimpanzees which are the closest creatures to humans. The tracking starts at 8am and takes 3-4 hours depending on their movement of the day. Enjoy the beauty of the forest and observation of chimpanzees.

PM
Transfer to Kampala
Movement
Masindi
1hr drive
Budongo
3hr drive
Kampala
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Rest
  • D Hotel
Overnight Kampala
Cassia Lodge
HB
Day
6
Whole day
Rafting of Nile River
Descend Nile River for 20km on raft boat, you will pass many rapids of White Nile. Both banks are covered with green, enjoy rafting in the beautiful scenery. Briefing starts at 8:30am, rafting takes 4-5 hours.
Movement
Kampala
2hr drive
Jinja
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Jinja
Paradise
FB
Day
7
Whole day
Free
Movement
Jinja
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Jinja
Paradise
FB
Day
8
AM
Transfer to Sipi Falls
PM
Hiking at Sipi Falls

Hike the three falls of Sipi Falls or only the main fall which is 100m high. The hiking course is steep and slippery. It takes 1-4 hours.

Movement
Jinja
4hr drive
Sipi Falls
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Sipi Falls
Sipi Resort
FB
Day
9
AM
Hiking at Mount Elgon

Hiking at the foot of Mount Elgon. There are several hiking courses to the falls, caves or cliffs. It starts at 8am and take 2-6 hours depending on choice of course.

PM
Transfer to Kampala
Movement
Sipi Falls
6hr drive
Kampala
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Rest
  • D Hotel
Overnight Kampala
Cassia Lodge
HB
Day
10
AM
Free
PM
Transfer to Entebbe

Leave Kampala for Entebbe Airport 4 hours before the departure time of your flight.

Movement
Kampala
2hr drive
Entebbe
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Rest
  • D Nil
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