5 Days Murchison Falls Fishing Tour
Unlike other tour packages, this one is unique in that it enables the client to do some fishing escapades on the falls as she /he is at the same time viewing other wild game and marine life. You can have a fishing competition if there are other fishing tourists around in Murchison Falls National Park. Below is the proposed itinerary for this kind of safari;
Day 1: Airport pick up
Pick up from Entebbe airport .Depending on your time of arrival, visit Mabamba swamp on the outskirts of L.Victoria in Entebbe. Here you will watch various species of birds that will highly entice you. Such birds include; hornbill, shoebill, marabou stalk, pelicans etc. From here proceed to Ngamba island to view some animals here that were orphaned or rescued. Then proceed to Serena hotel [luxury] or Cassia Lodge [mid-range] for Dinner and Overnight. Meal are based on F/B
Day 2: Murchison Falls NP
Wake up very early in the morning and have your breakfast then afterwards you will be picked up by your driver and depart Kampala for Murchison passing through the beautiful green vegetation to Murchison Falls National Park. Arrive in time for lunch check in at paraa safari lodge [luxury], Red chill [budget and freshen up. After lunch you will go to the base of Murchison falls and fish for about three hours. You will require a relative level of fitness as the decent is relatively steep. You will be targeting the Nile Perch in the dramatic pools below the legendary waterfall. After that return to the lodge for dinner and Overnight.
Day 3: Game drive and Boat cruise
Rise up very early in the morning before 7 am and have breakfast and then move into the park for game drive. This early morning drive will enable you to catch a glimpse of some animals returning to their dens from their night preys. Such animals will include the big five [elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes],hyenas,warthogs,alibi,silver buck etc.Move to the hotel for lunch and refreshments. In the evening go for boat cruise that will also reward you with several wildlife like hippos, crocodiles as well as waterbucks and then afterwards return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meals are F/B
Day 4: Fishing
After Breakfast you will fish the River Nile by boat below the world renowned Murchison falls for the Nile perch and other species several of which can be caught using bait like a fly including the AWaka a small tiger and the Ungara. Spend the whole day fishing from the boat and the shore. The boat trip is also excellent for game viewing as you will be fishing in one of the best game areas on the Nile. You will have picnic lunch, dinner and Overnight at your hotel.
Day 5: Drive to Kampala
Wake up not so early in the morning and have a relaxed breakfast. Then embark on the long journey to Kampala and head straight to the airport if your flight is on schedule and thus the end of the safari.
This safari includes
Ground transport in a comfortable 4WD safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
– Full board accommodation
– Full time English speaking professional driver/guide
– All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
– Bottled water while on safari
– Airport transfers
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