9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda

9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda

Overview of the 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda

The 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda features the mighty Nile Perch as the icon of the trip while incorporating the exploration of other fish species along with scenery and wildlife like the Big four in Murchison namely the lion, leopards, elephant and Buffalo and other wildlife like Rothschild Giraffes, the Hippos, Nile crocodiles, Jackson’s Hartebeest among others not forgetting great counts of birds. The 9 Days Nile Perch fishing safari in Uganda takes you to Bulago Island in Lake Victoria, Chobe and Paraa in Murchison Falls National Park and eventually Araa Fishing Village in Adjumani along the Albert Nile. It involves sleeping in Luxury lodges, travelling with expert guides and using the remarkable boats. Catch the great Nile Perch with us!

Safari Highlight of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda

Day 1 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Arrive in Uganda – Entebbe International Airport & transfer to Pineapple Bay, Bulago Island in Lake Victoria

Day 2 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Whole day fishing on Lake Victoria from Pineapple bay

Day 3 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Transfer back to the main land & transfer to Chobe sector in Murchison Safari Lodge

Day 4 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Whole day fishing along the Nile River in Chobe sector from Chobe Safari Lodge

Day 5 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Drive to Paraa Safari Lodge, do game drive / wild game viewing en route & afternoon game drive

Day 6 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Whole day fishing along the Nile River to the bottom of the falls from Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 7 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Drive to Araa Fishing Village

Day 8 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Whole day fishing in Araa

Day 9 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Drive back to Entebbe

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Detailed Safari Itinerary of the 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda

Day 1 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Arrive in Uganda – Entebbe International Airport & transfer to Pineapple Bay, Bulago Island in Lake Victoria

Lake-Victoria-Pineapple-bay-Entebbe Uganda fishing safari

Lake-Victoria-Pineapple-bay-Entebbe Uganda fishing safari

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport following your flight from the country of origin and upon arrival, you team up with the driver guide and embark on the transfer to the landing site where you board the 45minute boat cruising on the fresh waters of Lake Victoria to the Luxury Pineapple bay situated on the magical Bulago Island which is among the great tropical Islands of Uganda marked with remarkable sandy beaches, the beautiful palm trees, savannah and forested landscapes. You can opt to spend the rest of the day enjoying in the thrilling waters presented in an Olympic size swimming pool as you take breaks to do sun bath or take a nature walk on the Island to explore birds, butterflies, monkeys or doing simple fishing. Settle for the thrilling dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Pineapple Bay Resort

Day 2 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Whole day fishing on Lake Victoria from Pineapple bay

After the thrilling breakfast, you 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 mark 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.

Accommodation: Pineapple Bay Resort

Day 3 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Transfer back to the main land & transfer to Chobe sector in Murchison Safari Lodge

After breakfast, you connect back to the main land taking a 45minute transfer and upon reaching the mainland you find an extended Luxury Safari land cruiser waiting for you to embark on the drive to Chobe sector in Murchison Falls National Park 351km about 6 hours’ drive driving past the impressive sceneries of central Uganda crossing Kafu River and the mighty Karuma Bridge on 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 leveled 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 sun set fishing encounter on the river banks before resting for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge

Day 4 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Whole day fishing along the Nile River in Chobe sector from Chobe Safari Lodge

After breakfast, 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 featuring great fish species that it generates from the gigantic Victoria Lake. Fishing in Chobe sector dates back to the old days when it stood as 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 to map regarding its fishing potential. You retreat for stimulating lunch at the lodge. You can undertake an evening fishing experience on the River till sun set.

Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge

Day 5 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Drive to Paraa Safari Lodge, do game drive / wild game viewing en route & afternoon game drive

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murchison-falls-game-drive uganda safari

After breakfast, embark on the drive to Paraa area. The drive through the park offers you magical wild game views including the big four of the Big five like Lions, the Cape Buffaloes, the African Elephants and the Leopards. Other sights like the Rothschild Giraffes, the Uganda Kobs, the Oribis and the Jackson’s Hartebeest may not be missed. Murchison Falls National Parks is also a rich haven for birds. You settle at Paraa Safari Lodge for lunch and relaxation overlooking the calm Nile River as it flows to the delta area. In the evening, you do another game drive to explore the wild game of Murchison in detail. The sun set views of the savannah with patches of borassus palm trees are rewarding to encounter.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 6 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Whole day fishing along the Nile River to the bottom of the falls from Paraa Safari Lodge

After breakfast, get on the boat along with the expert guides and begin the fishing encounter along the Nile up stream. The area has potential for catching the Nile Perch, the Cat fish types and the Tiger fish. 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 the packed lunch and fish to the bottom of the falls where the Nile perch is easily landed as it is still unstable following the squeezing of the waters in a less than seven meter gorge to fall 43m below. You retreat from the activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge

Day 7 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Drive to Araa Fishing Village

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Adjumani to the north of the park about 4 hours transfer. You drive through impressive landscapes of northern Uganda with great open savannah and communal traditional settlements. You arrive at the Araa fishing lodge and settle for lunch. Araa presents a calm environment on the Albert arm of the Nile. You spend the rest of the day relaxing at the lodge or do simple fishing on the Nile banks before retiring for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Araa Fishing Lodge

Day 8 of 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Whole day fishing in Araa

Undertake a morning game drive in the northern section of the park a myriad of wild game is found grazing on the open savannah grass land including the elephants, the Buffaloes, the Giraffes, the lions, the leopards, Jackson’s Hartebeests, the Waterbuck among others. You retreat to the lodge for breakfast and then cross with the ferry at 11am transferring to Kampala. You make a stop en route at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary branching 7km to the its headquarters from the main road to track white Rhinos. The encounter with the southern white Rhinos marks your full encounter with the Big five land animals. You retreat from the activity and transfer to Kampala.

Accommodation: Araa Fishing Lodge

Day 9 of the 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda: Drive back to Entebbe

After breakfast, you embark on the transfer back to Entebbe taking about 9 hours’ drive to mark the end of the 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda.

End of the 9 Days Nile Perch Fishing Safari in Uganda

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

More lodging options in Entebbe

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Lake Victoria Serena Hotel is a luxury / upmarket accommodation establishment located on the shores of Lake Victoria and is noted to the recent to be added to the Serena Hotels portfolio in East Africa.

More lodging options in Kampala

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Emin Pasha Hotel is positioned along Akii-Bua Road Plot 27 Nakasero Kampala presenting an upmarket / Luxury accommodation option for the travellers on safaris in Uganda.

More lodging options in Murchison

Chobe Safari Lodge - accommodation in murchison falls np

Chobe Safari Lodge presents magical panoramic views of the River and the intense savannah woodland that surrounds it derives a complete serene environment.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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