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Uganda fishing safari on Lake Victoria and Murchison Falls

7 days Uganda fishing safari on Lake Victoria and River Nile

This 7 days Uganda fishing safari on Lake Victoria and the Murchison Falls goes the best fishing areas. This trip certainly explores Africa’s largest lake and longest river, the Nile. Furthermore, this tour presents the best fresh water experiences in Uganda.

7 days Uganda fishing safari on Lake Victoria and Murchison Falls

Day 1: Airport EBB – Arrival at Entebbe

The guide receives you at the airport on arrival. Thereafter transfer to the hotel for overnight rest.

Overnight stay: Lake Victoria View Guest House (BB) or The Boma (BB)

Day 2: Entebbe- Lake Victoria fishing

After a hearty breakfast, we head out to the expansive lake for the whole day fishing experience. With food and drinks on the boat, the catches are ordinarily easy to find. Thus expect to catch species like the Nile Perch, cat fish and Tilapia. We fish deep in the lake and around the Islands. It is possible to talk to the local fishermen and learn from their own experiences. As the sunsets, we return to the mainland to relax.

Overnight stay: Cycad Guest House (FB) or The Boma (FB)

Day 3: Entebbe- Lake Victoria fishing

After breakfast, we leisurely head out again to the lake’s deep waters for another fishing experience. Moreover, every day of fishing on the lake brings its own successes. During the morning and as the sun slowly rises, we enjoy the sight of the expansive lake and surrounding landscape.  

Overnight stay: Cycad Guest House (FB) or The Boma (FB)

Day 4: Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park   400 km, 6hrs

This morning, we drive northwards through the Masindi colonial town. We continue via the Budongo forest until we reach the top of the Murchison Falls. Here, the sight is marvelous as the river forcefully spews over the rocks. At the bottom, the river calmly continues on its journey to the Mediterranean sea. 

Shortly after, we check in at the lodge. Before dinner though, we relax to the magnificent sight of the sun as it sets over the wilderness. There are animals on the river banks below. Murchison Falls is the largest national park in Uganda with a wide variety of animals. The river Nile runs through the entire park. The wide Nile is teaming with fish since, it lies within the protected area. More so, commercial fishing is not permitted.

Overnight stay: Murchison River Lodge (FB) or the Paraa safari Lodge (FB)

Day 5: Murchison Falls National Park, river Nile fishing

After breakfast and sunrise, we head down on the boat. We then sail to the pools of the river Nile. These are below the roaring Murchison Falls. We expect an array of fish that includes Tilapia, Cat fish, Barbel fish, Lungfish. The boat is indeed an excellent space for fishing. It is also good for wildlife viewing as well. This is because we cruise along the river. This is where animals like crocodiles, hippos and otters live. However, other animals such as the buffaloes come to wallow or for a drink. In case you would like to have a game drive in the afternoon, please let the guide know.

Overnight stay: Murchison River Lodge (FB) or the Paraa safari Lodge (FB)

Day 6: Murchison Falls National Park, river Nile fishing

During the morning, we head out to the river.  For yet another fishing experience, we cruise downstream. Soon, we check out some of the best spots around the rocks on the banks of the river. Without a doubt, we enjoy the fishing as we view wildlife and the green bushes.

Overnight stay: Murchison River Lodge (FB) or the Paraa safari Lodge (FB)

Day 7: Murchison Falls National Park to Entebbe 400 km, 6hrs

After breakfast and relaxation, we drive back to the airport for your departure flight. However, it is also possible to catch a domestic flight to the airport*  End

TOTAL PRICE (Medium range accommodations- Full board)

  • 2 persons: USD 2460 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • 4 persons: USD 2240 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • 6 persons: USD 2150 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • USD: 210 single room supplement outside the double/twin room

TOTAL PRICE (High Budget accommodations- Full board)

  • 2 persons: USD 2895 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • 4 persons: USD 2660 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • 6 persons: USD 2545 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
  • USD: 405 single room supplement outside the double/twin room
The above Price includes:
  • Ground transfers between places
  • 4×4 custom built safari vehicle with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
  • Fishing boat and guides
  • Equipment for fishing (subject to a refundable deposit fee-excluded)
  • Angling permits
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Accommodations with mentioned meals
  • Entrance fees to the National Parks and sites
The following activities: Fishing, bird watching, wildlife viewing.
The above price excludes:
  • All activities that are not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Insurances
  • Flights and visa for Uganda
  • All meals and drinks not according to the accommodations
  • Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communications
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