Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be fast tracked through the Immigrations department, and later handed over to a Winco Safari Guide in the Arrivals section who will drive you to your hotel for an overnight. In the event that you come off an early or midday flight, you will have the option of engaging in optional activities such as; behind the scenes experience at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, Visit the orphaned chimpanzees at Ngamba Island, Visit the Botanical Gardens famed for the 1940s Tarzan movie or enjoy a beautiful sunset cruise on Lake Victoria.
Today you will be transferred to the Airport for a domestic flight to the famed Murchison Falls National Park for an amazing adventure. The national park is home to the world’s most powerful waterfall, an estimated 76 mammal species, over 451 bird species and breath taking landscapes. Upon landing at the airstrip, you will be welcomed by your official Guide who will take you on a brief game drive as you head to the lodge for a warm lunch. You will drive through picturesque landscapes consisting of open savannah grassland, Borassus palms; the grasslands provide a grazing platform for herbivores as well as a hunting ground for predators. You will drive in search of leopards, hyenas, lions, buffalos, elephants, waterbucks, and abundant birdlife.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy a private sunset boat cruise up the Nile where you will enjoy watching the resident water wildlife like crocodiles, hippos, water birds such as Flamingos, and visiting buffalos and elephants, you will then proceed to the famous Murchison Falls for a spectacular view of the falls and later transfer to the lodge.
Today you will embark on a morning boat ride down the Nile Delta where lots of Papyrus islands can be seen floating on the water surface, the delta is also home to the resident hippos, crocodiles and a variety of monkeys that can be seen jumping from one tree to the other. The boat ride provides a perfect opportunity to spot the ancient Shoebill is rare to find. You will stop at a secure spot for a hearty breakfast in the wild and then proceed for a brief game drive as you head back to the lodge.
In the late afternoon, you will enjoy a hot air balloon safari in search of wildlife from an aerial view of the park. You will wind up the evening with a beautiful sunset, you will return to the lodge where you will be entertained by a cultural dance.
After an early breakfast, you will be transferred by your Guide to the airstrip for a domestic flight to Entebbe; you will enjoy Uganda’s scenic landscapes during your flight. Upon arrival at the airport you will be fast tracked through the immigrations department for your connecting flight back home with wonderful memories of your safari. In the event that you come off an early or midday flight, you will have the option of a day room in a nearby hotel or engaging in optional activities such as; behind the scenes experience at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, Visit the orphaned chimpanzees at Ngamba Island, Visit the Botanical Gardens famed for the 1940s Tarzan movie or enjoy a beautiful sunset cruise on Lake Victoria and later transfer back to the airport for your flight.
Winco Safari is an indigenous company in Uganda that offers authentic and life changing safaris in Uganda coupled with extension safaris in Mara-Kenya and Rwanda that can be guided in English, German, Spanish, French and Chinese.