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10-Day Family Adventure Uganda

Safari Overview

The 10-Day Family Adventure Uganda is an immersive family adventure vacation based on hand-picked family luxury accommodations.

Explore Jinja, the adrenaline capital of Uganda for a Family float rafting session on the Nile and Quad Biking.  Get enchanted by the explosive majestic Murchison Falls while looking out for the Big Game. Wind down the trip with a visit to Ngamba Island, the chimpanzee sanctuary for feeding time sessions.  

Tour Itinerary 10-Day Family Adventure Uganda

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe Airport

You will be welcomed by a Company Representative and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at the Hotel No. 5 (B&B).

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast at 7:00 a.m., you will be on your way North to Murchison Falls National Park. Have a stop-over at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary, home to the only wild rhinos in Uganda Have an optional stop at the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

The Rhino trek takes 1-2 hours and you will get an opportunity of viewing them at close quarters. After lunch, you will proceed to your place for an overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge 

Day 3: Game Safari and Boat Cruise to the bottom of the falls.

After breakfast, set off for a game safari that can last 2 hours, look out for chances of seeing giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeest, and different species of birds.

Have lunch and thereafter head to the jetty for the boat cruise on the Victoria Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls at 14:00 hrs. This cruise is also a wildlife experience with sightings of wallowing buffaloes, schools of hippopotami, large Nile crocodiles, elephants, and plenty of water birds – fish eagles, and various storks among others. 

Later return to your place for an overnight stay. Accommodation and meals at Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 4: Top of the Falls and Evening Game Drive

After a relaxed breakfast, head out to the summit of Murchison Falls, You are rewarded with spectacular views of the powerful waterfall as it plunges into the narrow gorge below.

The sight and sound of the rushing water create an unforgettable moment and a sense of awe-inspiring natural wonder. Head back to the lodge for relaxation and lunch.

In the evening, the game drive promises an unforgettable safari experience filled with wildlife sightings, stunning landscapes, and the magic of an African sunset. Look out for games such as hyenas,  leopards, and owls among others.

Accommodation and Meals at Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 5: To Jinja -Adrenaline Capital of Uganda

After breakfast, head to Jinja the adrenaline capital of Uganda arriving in the evening for relaxation. Accommodation and Meals at WildWaters Lodge/ the Haven Eco River Lodge 

Note:  Wildwaters Lodge is unable to accept guests below 12 years on the island because it’s close to the rapids.  Alternative accommodation IS at The Haven Eco River Lodge 

Day 6: Family Float Rafting and Relaxation

Today you will embark on the two-hour family float, the perfect adventure for kids, there is plenty of opportunity to splash in the waters of the Nile, and this trip provides a wonderful morning adventure for families.

Alternative activity.

Take a Boat Cruise along the Source of the Nile taking in the cool breeze and looking out for some birds such as the African Eagle, kingfisher, monitor lizards, and otters.  Spend the evening relaxing at the lodge.

Accommodation and Meals at Wildwaters Lodge / The Haven Eco River Lodge 

Day 7: Horse Back Riding OR Quad Biking

Today you will head out for a Quadbiking Session. Kids have the option of riding with their Parents or on their own using carefully designed and supervised circuits with skilled guides.

Adults can have the option of embarking on Explorer Safaris, River Nile Safaris visiting the local communities, farmers, and areas of forest on this trip besides the River Nile.

Alternative Activity

Horse Back Riding ( Pony Rides) for Kids and Advanced Rides for Adults. The ride takes in mostly the rural areas and the section along the Nile. There are options for short circuits on this ride,  no one is expected to go faster than they feel comfortable.

Accommodation at Wild Water Lodge / The Haven Eco River Lodge 

Day 8: Jinja – Entebbe

After breakfast, head back to Entebbe arriving in time for lunch at Hotel No 5 and relaxation in the evening.

You may visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Center, a center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife. ( optional activity for the evening)

Learn more about the flora and fauna of Uganda during your day tour as you take in the sights of animals like elephants, lions, leopards, tigers, giraffes, chimpanzees, snakes, birds like the Shoebill Stork and so many others.

Accommodation and Meals at Hotel No. 5

Day 9:  Entebbe – Ngamba Island

After your breakfast, you will depart to the jetty for the 45-minute boat cruise at 9:00 am to Ngamba Island arriving in time for the day excursion. Upon arrival at the sanctuary, you will be directed to the visitor’s center where you will be given an introduction to the project, its history, our residents, and their plight.

You will receive an educational orientation by a chimpanzee caregiver and view the feeding of the chimpanzees from the visitors’ raised platform area along the edge of the sanctuary fence at 11:00 am before having lunch at the Island.

You will return to the mainland heading back to the lodge.  Accommodation and Meals at Hotel No. 5

Day 10: Departure back home.

Depending on the time of your flight, you will head to the airport for your departure flight back home.

Included in the 10-Day Family Vacation Experience

  • Ground transportation in a safari customized 4WD with gasoline/fuel,
  • Mineral water in the vehicle,
  • Services of an English speaking Driver/guide,
  • Accommodation as shown at the lodges mentioned in the itinerary,
  • Meals as shown (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner),
  • All Park Entrance Fees,
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary

Excluded in the 10-Day Family Vacation Experience

  • International Airfares; Excess baggage charges;
  • Ugandan Entry Visa Fees
  • International travel Vaccinations and Inoculations;
  • Beverages and Alcoholic Drinks
  • Alternative Activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any other services not expressly shown in the itinerary or indicated as included.