The 8 Days Nile Perch tour 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 8 Days Nile Perch fishing tour 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!
Day 1: Arrive in Uganda – Transfer to Pineapple Bay, Bulago Island in Lake Victoria
Day 2: Whole day fishing on Lake Victoria from Pineapple bay
Day 3: Transfer to Chobe sector in Murchison Safari Lodge
Day 4: Whole day fishing along the Nile River in Chobe sector from Chobe Safari Lodge
Day 5: Drive to Paraa Safari Lodge, do game drive / wild game viewing en route & afternoon game drive
Day 6: Whole day fishing along the Nile River to the bottom of the falls from Paraa Safari Lodge
Day 7: Drive to Araa Fishing Village
Day 8: Whole day fishing in Araa & Drive back to Kampala
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 45 minute 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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
After an early breakfast, you embark on the fishing encounter along the Albert Nile. You get on boat with an expert guide who will be your perfect companion throughout the whole process. You enjoy the views of the DR Congo across the river along with counts of water birds. The range of fish can be caught including the Nile Perch which is the icon of the safari. You retire for relaxation and overnight
After your lunch, you embark on the transfer back to Kampala/ Entebbe taking about 9 hours’ drive to mark the end of the 8 Days Nile Perch Fishing Tour in Uganda