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7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari On Lake Victoria & Murchison Falls National Park

7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari On Lake Victoria & Murchison Falls National Park

7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari SAFARI OVERVIEW

7 days Luxury Uganda fishing safari is 6 nights/7-days Uganda luxury fishing safari and wildlife tour that allows you to explore some of Uganda’s greatest natural wonders including Lake Victoria –  the world’s largest tropical lake and Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest national park, blessed with the Nile River – the world’s longest river, Murchison Falls – the world’s most powerful waterfall and fantastic wildlife such as Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, Giraffes, Hippos, and Nile crocodiles.

You fish for the legendary Nile Perch – one of the world’s largest freshwater fish, Tilapia, Catfish, Tigerfish and various others

Your tour begins in Entebbe, where you undertake a boat trip over the shimmering waters of L.Victoria to Pineapple Bay on the magical Bulago Island. On your arrival, you’re greeted by pristine sandy tan-colored shores, beautiful palm trees, forested landscape, and the sight of Pineapple Bay Resort’s terracotta-colored buildings.

Spend hours in the warm sunshine in Lamu beds or loungers beside the swimming pool, shaded by palm trees, or take a dip while enjoying spectacular views of the lake and the crescent-shaped bay spread out in front of you, teeming with gorgeous shorebirds. The following day, undertake a whole day sport fishing adventure on Lake Victoria in search of the Nile Perch.

From Pineapple Bay, drive to Murchison Falls Park. You spend 5 memorable days here enjoying thrilling game drives, sport fishing along the historic Nile River and at the bottom of the thundering Murchison Falls plus a hike to the top of the falls.

The record largest Nile Perch in Murchison was 114kg, caught by Kevin Nicholson in 2013, just eclipsing Tim Smith’s 113kg catch in 2009, but far heavier than the previous official record of 73kg, set by C D Mardach in 1959. As you search for the iconic fishes of the Nile, you’ll enjoy the sights of Hippos, Nile crocodiles, Elephants, Buffalos, and numerous waterbirds including the incredible Shoebills.

On this 7 days Uganda fishing safari tour, expect fantastic fish encounters, amazing game viewing, top-class accommodation, a highly experienced and trained private guide, remarkable boats, a custom-made safari vehicle, wonderful hospitality, and unforgettable memories.

You Can Book Or Tailor This Special Sport Fishing Trip To Include Your Special Desires.

7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES

Boat trips on Lake Victoria, the world’s largest tropical lake

Relaxation at Pineapple Bay on the magical Bulago Island in Lake Victoria

Whole day sportfishing adventure on Lake Victoria in search of the Nile Perch

The scenic drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Fishing for Nile Perch, Catfish, Tilapia, and Tigerfish along the historic Nile River

Sportfishing at the bottom of the thundering Murchison Falls

Game drives in search of elephants, buffalos, leopards, lions, giraffes, hyenas, etc.

Visit the top of the Murchison Falls

7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari FEATURED SAFARI DESTINATIONS

Day 1 & 2: Lake Victoria, Pineapple Bay on Bulago Island.

Day 3, 4, 5, 6, & 7: Murchison Falls National Park

7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda via Entebbe International Airport & undertake a boat trip on Lake Victoria to Pineapple Bay on Bulago Island.

Day 2: Whole fishing on Lake Victoria from Pineapple Bay

Day 3: Connect back to the mainland & transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, Chobe Safari Lodge (Chobe Sector).

Day 4: Whole fishing on River Nile from Chobe Safari Lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Paraa Safari Lodge, view wild game en route & do an afternoon game drive as well.

Day 6: Whole day fishing along the Nile River to the bottom of Murchison Falls

Day 7: Visit the top of the falls and transfer back to Entebbe/Kampala

7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive In Uganda Via Entebbe Airport & Undertake A Boat Trip On Lake Victoria To Pineapple Bay On Bulago Island.

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport for your 7 days safari in Uganda. Upon arrival, you team up with the driver guide and embark on the transfer to the landing site from where you board the 45-minute boat cruising on the fresh waters of Lake Victoria to the Pineapple Bay situated on the magical Bulago Island.

Upon your arrival on the 500-acre island, you’re greeted by pristine sandy tan-colored shores, the beautiful palm trees, savannah, forested landscapes, and the sight of Pineapple Bay Resort’s terracotta-colored buildings.

The luxury resort features attractive Swahili coast architecture with all the romance of Arabian Nights. After being provided with a welcome drink of the sweetest freshly-squeezed pineapple juice and refreshing towels, you’ll be shown to your room.

Then spend languorous hours in the warm sunshine in Lamu beds or loungers beside the swimming pool, shaded by palm trees. Take a dip while enjoying spectacular views of the lake and the crescent-shaped bay spread out in front of you, teeming with gorgeous shorebirds.

Enjoy your barefoot lakeside holiday on this beautiful African tropical island at your leisure, perhaps rambling in the fertile areas along the beaches or exploring rocky crags. In the center of the island lie rolling grasslands, while the northeast section has lush rainforest that abounds with over 200 bird species.

Check out the walking trails that are free of traffic or follow one of the paths to a hilly elevation to enjoy stunning vistas of the lake and the beauty of the island. You might even spot a few monkeys otters, and monitor lizards. Settle for dinner and overnight.

The Highlight Of The Day: – Boat Trip Over The Shimmering Waters Of Victoria And Relaxation On The Wonderful Bulago Island.

Accommodation: – Pineapple Bay Resort

Meal Plan: – Lunch & Dinner

Activities & services of the day:-

  • Pick up from Entebbe International Airport and drive to a landing site on Lake Victoria
  • Boat cruise on Lake Victoria to the Pineapple bay on Bulago Island

Optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-

  • Sunset boat cruise on Lake Victoria
  • Visit Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Day 2: Whole Fishing On Lake Victoria From Pineapple Bay.

After a hearty breakfast at 7.00 am, embark on the fishing encounter in the company of the expert guide on a motorized boat with hopes of catching lots of fish including the mighty Nile Perch. The fascinating experience will not only arise from the fishing encounter but also the surrounding scenery that marks the area including the series of Islands, counts of fishermen, the expanse water mass, and the water birds.

You take good pictures of your memorable encounter on the lake. You retreat for lunch and relaxation and then you can connect back in the afternoon for more rewarding encounters. Settle for dinner and overnight.

The Highlight Of The Day: – Hooking The Iconic Nile Perch As You Cruise On The Freshwaters Of The Majestic Lake Victoria.

Accommodation: – Pineapple Bay Resort

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Activities & services of the day:-

  • Full day fishing on Lake Victoria on a motorized boat from Pineapple Bay
  • The boat ride back to Pineapple Bay

Optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-

  • Visiting local fishing villages
  • Visit Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Day 3: Connect Back To The Main Land And Transfer To Murchison Falls National Park, Chobe Safari Lodge (Chobe Sector).

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at around 8.30 am and embark on a 45 minutes boat trip back to the mainland. Upon arrival, you’ll find an extended Luxury Safari land cruiser waiting for you to embark on a 351km (5-6 hours) Uganda wildlife safari game drive Norwest to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest national park, blessed with the world’s longest river, the world’s most powerful waterfalls, and a collection of classic African wildlife including over 451 bird species, 76 species of mammals, four of the Big Five and the world’s largest population of the Rothschild’s giraffes.

On the way to Murchison, drive through the impressive sceneries of central Uganda crossing the Kafu River and the mighty Karuma Bridge on the River Nile. Arrive at Chobe Safari Lodge checking in any of its lush units as earlier selected and spend the rest of the day swimming in the three-level swimming pool overlooking the flowing Nile River as it roars past the small rapids that stand along its way.

You can also opt to take a sunset fishing encounter on the river banks before resting for dinner and overnight.

The Highlight Of The Day: – The Scenic Drive Through Impressive Countryside And Relaxation Along The Banks Of The Nile River.

Accommodation: – Chobe Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: – Approx. 351km or 5-6 hours

Activities & Services of the day:-

  • Boat trip from Bulago Island on Lake Victoria to the mainland
  • Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park Chobe sector

Other optional activities you can choose to do on this day:-

  • Sunset fishing encounter on the Nile Riverbank
  • Sunset boat along the Nile to the delta area
  • Evening game drives

Day 4: Whole Fishing On River Nile From Chobe Safari Lodge.

Have breakfast at 8.00 am and embark on the fishing activity along the Nile River in the company of expert guides exploring the wonders of the historic Nile which is not a mere stream but the world’s longest River featuring great fish species that it generates from the gigantic Victoria Lake.

Fishing in the Chobe sector dates back to the old days when it stood as a great spot for fishing in the region of East Africa. The reconstruction of Chobe Safari Lodge means the regeneration of ancient memories and putting the site back on the map regarding its fishing potential. You retreat for stimulating lunch at the lodge.

You can undertake an evening fishing experience on the River till sunset. We endorse a strict catch and release policy to protect and conserve fish populations.

The Highlight Of The Day: – Hooking The Legendary Nile Perch In The Historic Nile River.

Accommodation: – Chobe Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services of the day:-

  • Morning fishing along the Nile River
  • Evening fishing experience on the River till sunset

Other optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-

  • Bush breakfast
  • Morning game drive

Day 5: Transfer To Paraa Safari Lodge, View Wild Game En Route And Do An Afternoon Game Drive As Well.

After breakfast at around 7.30 am, embark on the drive to the Paraa area. As you drive through the park, look out for Lions, Cape Buffaloes, African Elephants Leopards, Rothschild Giraffes, Hippos, Uganda Kobs, Oribis, and Jackson’s Hartebeest.

Murchison Falls NP is also a rich haven for birds. Search for Shoebills, Marabou Stork, Abyssinian Ground Hornbill, Secretary Birds, Black-bellied Bustards, Open-billed Storks, Widow Birds, Swallow-tailed and Red-throated Bee-eaters; Woodland, Pied, Giant and Malachite Kingfishers; Grey heron; Hamerkop and more.

You settle at Paraa Safari Lodge for lunch and relaxation overlooking the calm Nile River as it flows to the delta area. In the afternoon, you do another game drive to explore the wild game of Murchison in detail. The sunset views of the savannah with patches of Borassus palm trees are rewarding to encounter.

The Highlight Of The Day: – Game Drive In Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation: – Paraa Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services of the day:-

  • Morning game drive from Chobe Safari Lodge to Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Afternoon game drive in Paraa area

Other optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-

  • Bush breakfast
  • Hot air balloon safari
  • Birding
  • Sunset boat cruise along the Nile River to the delta area

Day 6: Whole Day Fishing Along The Nile River To The Bottom Of Murchison Falls.

After breakfast at around 8.30 am, you get on the boat along with the expert guides and begin the fishing encounter along the Nile upstream.

The area has potential for catching the Nile Perch, the Catfish types, and the Tigerfish. During the fishing encounter, you may not dodge the sights of Hippos, the Nile Crocodiles, and water birds like the Shoebill stork which is the highly sought-after bird in Uganda.

You carry along with the packed lunch and fish to the bottom of the Murchison falls where the Nile Perch is easily landed as it is still unstable following the squeezing of the Nile River narrow gorge. After this incredibly exciting activity, return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Highlight Of The Day: – Fishing Along Nile River And At The Bottom Of Murchison Falls.

Accommodation: – Paraa Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services of the day:-

  • Fishing encounter along the Nile upstream on a boat cruise
  • Sport-fishing at the bottom of the Murchison Falls

Optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-

  • Bush breakfast
  • Morning game drive
  • Hot air balloon safari
  • Hiking to the top of Murchison Falls
  • Birding

Day 7: Visit The Top Of The Fall And Transfer Back To Kampala.

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at around 8.30 am and then cross with a ferry to the southern section of the park to visit the top of the fall.

The Murchison fall is arguably the world’s most powerful! It is not very big or wide like some you may have seen before but think of the world’s longest river which is about 50 meters wide squeezing through a narrow cleft of up to 7 meters and fall 45 meters down to what has been termed the “devil’s cauldron” below, forming a plume of spray marked by a thunderous roar and a permanent rainbow. It is a truly unforgettable experience!

Retreat from the activity and embark on a 311km (5-6 hours) drive to Kampala or Entebbe, settling for lunch en route and arrive in Kampala in the afternoon.

The Highlight Of The Day: – Visiting The Top Of The World’s Most Powerful Waterfall.

Meal Plan: – Breakfast & Lunch

Activities & Services of the day:-

  • Ferry transfer to the southern section of Murchison Falls National Park
  • Visit the top of Murchison Falls
  • Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-

  • Hot air balloon safari

End of the 7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari

Getting There

7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari SAFARI INCLUSIONS

  • Full-time English professional safari driver-guide
  • 4×4 luxury Safari land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing with functional A/C
  • Full board accommodation
  • Sport-fishing permit fees
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle
  • Bottled water

7 Days Luxury Uganda Fishing Safari SAFARI EXCLUSIONS

  • International &domestic flight fees
  • Visa fees
  • Laundry services
  • Items of personal nature
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Other beverages/ drinks
  • Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above
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