5 DAYS LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK ND WHITE WATER RAFTING JINJA
This 5 Day adventure starts and ends in Kampala/ Entebbe, it includes water rafting in the final cost. While on this tour you explore the two major places in the Pearl of African i.e. White-water rafting and Lake Mburo national park where you can have an experience of the 13 other lakes within the Park area. Lake Mburo forms part of a 50km-long wetland system linked by the swamp, 5 of these lakes are within the park’s borders. Once covered by open savanna, Lake Mburo National Park now contains much woodland as there are no elephants to tame the vegetation. In the western part of the park, the savanna is interspersed with rocky ridges and forested gorges while patches of papyrus swamp and narrow bands of lush riparian woodland line many lakes. And the recently introduced Giraffes are doing great totaling to 28.
Highlights of the safari
- Day 1: Arrival
- Day 2: White water rafting in Jinja.
- Day 3. Transfer to Lake Mburo national park with Equator Monument Experience
- Day 4: Morning Game drive and transfer to Kampala.
- Day 5. Transfer to the Airport / Kampala.
Day 1. Arrival
Our Guide will warmly welcome you on arrival at the Airport. For the former, you will be transferred to your hotel where you will be briefed about your safari by our head of Safaris. You are advised to make use of Forex this evening.
Accommodation: Airport link Guest House /African Roots Guest House.
Day 2. Water rafting in Jinja
After breakfast, you will drive to the Eastern town of Jinja for your magnificent White-water rafting adventure experience. Drive through Mabira forest, a tropical rain forest in central Uganda. You will also see lush tea and sugarcane plantations plus several roadside markets, arriving at Kalagala Falls in time for your full or half-day white water rafting adventure on the River Nile. After your rafting experience transfer to Kampala/ Entebbe arriving the Evening.
Accommodation: Airport Link Guesthouse / African roots Guest House.
Day 3. Transfer to Lake Mburo national park with Equator Monument Experience
Today, you will transfer to the park with a stopover at the Equator, have a coffee/ tea and at the sometimes having the opportunity to take pictures on both the southern and northern hemispheres. Later you will watch a small water experiment and souvenir craft shops from the various stalls and some of which support the vulnerable women and children from Kayabwe Village. Embark on our journey to the Lake Mburo National Park, have lunch at your lodge and later proceed for relaxing evening game drive in the park/ You can choose to relax at your lodge.
Accommodation: Eagles Nest lodge/ Rwakobo Rock safari lodge
Day 4: Morning Game drive and transfer to Kampala.
On this day after your breakfast, you leave for the morning game drive in search of the beautiful Impalas, Buffaloes, Topi, the largest herds of Zebras in Uganda and the recently the introduced Giraffes added to the mammal list in Lake. In the afternoon go for a boat cruise on the Lake Mburo located inside the park. The boat safari can take about an hour or more as you look out for the Crocodiles basking in the sun, schools of hippos, numerous birdlife like Sheobill, Fish Eagles, Saddle bill stork pelicans, etc.
Other Optional activities in the evening – horse ride and biking through the park
Overnight at your lodge. Crater Bay.
Day 5. Transfer to the Airport / Kampala.
End of safari.
- Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle (Van) with a pop-up roof.
- Services of an English peaking driver-guide
- Fuel for the whole trip
- Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary.
- Drinking water while in the vehicle
- Boat cruise.
- Park fees.
- Water rafting fees (half day/ full day)
- Meals on the first day.
- International airfares
- visas though this can be acquired on Arrival. USD 50
- Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry