5 Days Murchison & Jinja Safari is one of the unique Uganda Safari tour packages that are offered to thrill your stay in Uganda as you explore the wilderness.

5 Days Murchison Falls & Jinja Safari

Highlights of the 5 Days Murchison & Jinja Safari

  • Day 1: Pick up and transfer for Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise
  • Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala – Jinja
  • Day 4: White water rafting – Source of the Nile
  • Day 5: Return to Kampala/Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up and transfer for Murchison Falls National Park

  • Transfer to Murchison Falls: Depending on your location in Kampala City, you will meet your driver guides and depart to connect to Murchison falls national park. It’s a 5 hours’ drive with en-route lunch, en-route ziwa rhino trekking sanctuary for rhino trekking.
  • Drive to the top of the falls: Proceed to enter the Kichumbanyobo gate and proceed to the top of the falls. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. 
  • Accommodation and Meals: Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range)/Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget) on half board

Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise

  • Game Drive: After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will go for a morning game drive. The activity takes about 3-5 hours depending on animals available, and you will find animals including elephants, Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, lions, Hartebeest, Uganda Kobs, Oribis, and waterbucks.
  • Boat Cruise: After the drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch. Later afternoon at 2 pm, go for a launch cruise on the along the Nile which will give you an exciting panoramic view at the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. Along the cruise, you will encounter crocodiles, hippos, and birds on the river banks like kingfisher, cormorants, and bee-eater. You will spend take viewing the falls at the bottom while taking pictures then later return to meet your driver and connect back to your lodge and a relaxed evening. After viewing the bottom of the falls, sail back to meet your driver who will transfer you back to your lodge with en-route game drive. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge as above

Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala – Jinja

  • Return to Kampala: Transfer After breakfast, a brief stop to the top of the falls then drive out of the park. Lunch will be served depending on where you will.
  • Connect to Jinja: Pass past Kampala to connect to Jinja. Arrive late afternoon and connect to your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at 2 friends Guesthouse Jinja

Day 4: White water rafting – Source of the Nile 

  • White water Rafting: After breakfast, meet your guide to connect to you for water rafting. Thereafter return for lunch then visit the source of the Nile and take a boat trip. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge as above

Day 5: Return to Kampala/Entebbe

  • Departure: After breakfast, drive back to Kampala and be dropped at a place you will advise. This is a 2-3 hours drive to Kampala/Entebbe.
5 Days Murchison Falls & Jinja Safari
Wildlife in Murchison

End of the tour 5 Days Murchison & Jinja Safari

See also: 3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari in Uganda

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