7 Days Luxury Fishing in Lake Victoria and River Nile in Uganda
Fishing is one of the activities that you can do once you arrive in Uganda. There are several fishing spots you can choose however to start fishing, you need to have a fishing permit which is offered by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. This 7 days luxury fishing safari in Uganda shall take you to the fresh waters of Lake Victoria and River Nile while fishing with some of the best anglers in Uganda. You shall know the strategies fishermen use to get the best catch during their fishing process. Expect to fry or grill some of your catch.
Day 1: Transfer to Pineapple bay
Depending on your pickup point, our company representative shall pick you up and transfer you to Entebbe landing site and take a boat cruise to the luxury pineapple bay. Pineapple bay is one of the luxurious lodges in Bulago Island. The cruise from mainland Entebbe to Pineapple bay takes about 45 minutes. On arrival, you may opt to relax at the lodge while swimming at the Olympic size swimming pool or take a nature walk along the island where you shall witness several birds, monkeys, butterflies and others. Full board accommodation at Pineapple bay
Day 2: Fishing in Lake Victoria
After a delicious breakfast, you shall embark on your fishing tour. You shall be accompanied by fishing anglers and cruise on a motorized boat to the catchment areas. This is a whole day experienced and by time you retreat from the activity, you shall have some catch. Later, move back to the pineapple bay for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Transfer back to the mainland and drive to Murchison falls national park.
After breakfast, you shall transfer back to the mainland Entebbe using a motorized boat from the pineapple bay and start the 351km to Murchison falls national park. You shall arrive in Murchison after 6 hours. On arrival, you shall drive to Chobe safari lodge in the Murchison’s chobe sector for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Chobe safari lodge overlook River Nile and it offers expansive and wonderful views of River Nile.
Day 4: Fishing on River Nile
Take your breakfast under wonderful breeze of River Nile. After breakfast, you shall start your fishing experience along River Nile under the guidance of the fishing expert. You shall enjoy your day after catching some Nile perch and other species which are common in the area. This is a whole day experience under this historic River Nile. Later, you shall move back to chobe safari lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Game drive and transfer to Paraa area
Early in the morning, after breakfast, you shall transfer to the Paraa area where you shall do en-route game drive where you shall witness several wildlife species notable in the park namely the cape buffaloes, lions, Leopards, African Elephants, Uganda kobs, hartebeest and other species. Later transfer to Paraa safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Fishing around the bottom of the falls.
Early in the morning, you shall do fishing at the bottom of the falls. This offers a unique experience than the previous chobe sector. During your fishing, you are likely to catch the Nile perch, the tiger fish, and cat fish types. Much as the safari is oriented towards fishing, you won’t miss out of sights of crocodiles, hippopotamus and several water bird species. Exploring the bottom of the falls shall give you clear sights of the gorge which is 7m which is the center of attraction as water tries to force its way out of it. After an exciting day of fishing, maybe after frying some of catch, you shall drive back to Paraa lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Visit the top of the falls and transfer back to Kampala.
Early in the morning after breakfast, you shall take a boat cruise to the top of the falls to witness the powerful waterfalls. Later, you shall transfer back to Kampala to mark the end of the Safari. This is purely a luxury safari and many more add-ons services and activities may be included as per your request. Be free to make select your place of stay. This is a fully customized safari.
- Fishing permits
- Accommodation during the tour
- Bottled mineral water
- Medical and travel insurance
- Air ticket
- Visa fees
- Personal items
- Beverages apart from those served on meals.