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Uganda Fishing Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 10 Days / 9 Nights
  • - Lodging; Safari lodges
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Entebbe
- Arrive Entebbe.
- Airport transfer to Lake Victoria Hotel
- Briefing on fishing trip and tackle check with Paul Goldring
- Accommodation: Lake Victoria Hotel (Bed and Breakfast)

Days 2,3,4: Lake Victoria
- Three full days on Lake Victoria fishing from a fully equipped 18 foot ski-boat, with twin 60 HP motors, rods and other fishing equipment, captain and local gillie included
- Accommodation is "on the lake" in chalets besides the water on Bugala Island, the largest of the Ssese Islands
- Rooms are en suite with showers and flush toilets
- Please note that 4 pax maximum can fish at one time from the boat to avoid line tangling
- We do have other boats, but if more boats are used the costs per person may increase
- Accommodation: Chalets (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 5: Murchison Falls National Park
- Early morning departure from the islands to Entebbe for the 6 hour drive to Murchison Falls National Park
- Overnight Sambiya River Lodge
- Sambiya Lodge is approximately a 20 min drive from the top of the Falls, and has en suite chalets, pool, bar
- Fishing at the Falls requires one to be fit - the walk down the gorge to the rocks besides the water takes 25 minutes, and coming back up about 45 due to the steep incline!!
- Accommodation: Sambiya River Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Days 6,7,8: Murchison Falls National Park
- Fishing is from the rocks around several pools below the Falls
- For those not fishing, or for a break, we have the option of taking either a morning or afternoon cruise on the Nile - great for birds & game
- Accommodation: Sambiya River Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 9: Lake Victoria
- Further time to fish, departing before lunch for the return drive to Entebbe
- Overnight at the Lake Victoria Hotel
- 68,800 square kilometers (26,560 miĀ²) in size, making it the continent's largest lake, the largest tropical lake in the world, and the second largest fresh water lake in the world in terms of surface area
- Accommodation: Lake Victoria Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 10: Safari Ends
- Transfer to airport for outward flight
- Or join a safari to see the endangered mountain gorillas!
- (Breakfast)

  • Safari Includes
  • - Return airport transfers
  • - Use of boats on Lake Victoria with fuel, fishing tackle, life jackets etc
  • - Gillie / assistant on safari
  • - Meet & greet service
  • - Accommodation as stated in quality hotels / lodges
  • - Meals as above
  • - Fishing permits at Murchison Falls National Park
  • - Services of Paul Goldring
  • - Comprehensive passenger and public liability insurance
  • Safari Excludes
  • - Visas if required
  • - Personal travel insurance
  • - Drinks & tips, Christmas & New Year supplements
  • - Travel arrangements to / from Entebbe

  • Rates On Request
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in US Dollars
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - UGAN; from £ 482
  • USA - UGAN; from $ 1065
  • EUR - UGAN; from € 570
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

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  • Getting to Uganda

  • Getting to Uganda
  • Entebbe International Airport is the main point of entry into Uganda when flying from outside or within Africa. Airlines that fly into Entebbe are Turkish Airlines, KLM, SAA and Emirates to mention a few.
  • It is from Entebbe that most safaris will depart.
  • Safaris are best combined with either a Kenya and/ or Tanzania safari package.
  • Uganda Map

  • Uganda Map
  • Map of Uganda featuring Uganda, Kampala, Lake Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Kibali, Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks.
  • This Google Map by Uyaphi pin points most (if not all) the lodges and safari camps that are used when on Safari in Uganda.
  • Switch between Satellite and Map views to see the areas from above.
  • Malaria in Uganda

  • Malaria in Uganda
  • Because of the tropical climate and high rainfall Malaria is common, the time of year on travels also plays a factor.
  • Malaria is found in all areas of Uganda, one must use the utmost of care when travelling here.
  • Please consult your doctor or travel clinic before departing for your safari.
  • Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers.
  • Uganda Weather

  • Uganda Weather
  • The rain season is Mar-May
  • Light rain season is Nov-Dec
  • Wet seasons are Mar-May & Oct-Nov
  • Dry seasons are Dec-Feb & Jun-Aug
  • Rainfall is between 500mm - 2500 mm
  • Humidity is between 70% -100%
  • Remember that Uganda enjoys ideal weather conditions, warm in the tropical lowland region and cool in the Kigezi highlands.
  • Uganda Distance Table

  • Uganda Distance Table
  • Kampala to Bwindi Park 530km
  • Kampala to Kibale Park 350km
  • Kampala to Kidepo Park 840km
  • Kampala to Lake Mburo 230km
  • Kampala to Murchison Falls 350km
  • Kampala to Queen Elizabeth 435km
  • Kampala to Entebbe 40km
  • Kampala to Ruwenzori 265km
  • Kampala to Jinja 80km