Uganda Fishing safaris:
African Fishing Tour in Nile River
Fishing on the Nile for the perch is an interesting adventure in Uganda. There are lots of areas for fishing around the country that include: Near Ssese Islands, Fish of over 80 kg – 100kg have been caught here. The main method of fishing in the lake is trolling with lures, though fly fishing has been tried as live bait. Apart from the Nile perch, local tilapias of up to 5kg have been caught. In the Nile River, below Murchison Falls, the fishing is normally with live bait, and catfish of over 50kg also caught here on the Nile River.
8 Days Uganda fishing safari
Day 1: Transfer to the hotel
On your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by your safari guide who will transfer you to a hotel in Either Entebbe or Kampala depending on where you prefer to stay this Night.
Day 2: From Kampala / Entebbe – Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast early in the morning at 07:30am, start a drive with your guide from Kampala to North words through Uganda’s rolling green hills to Murchison falls National Park. A break for Lunch enroute and In the late afternoon we will descend to the base of Murchison falls and fish the evening for three hours.
A relative level of fitness will be required as the decent is relatively steep. In the dramatic pools below the legendary waterfall we will be targeting the large Nile Perch which have been caught in these waters over 100 Kilos. We will proceed to cross River if you are to stay across for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Whole day fishing in Murchison Falls
This morning you will transfer by boat near the bottom of the falls to fish on the river Nile on the renowned Murchison falls to catch the Nile perch and other species of which several of then can be taken on a fly method including the Awaka a small tiger and the Ungara. You will spend the whole day fishing on the boat and the shore. The boat trip is also excellent for game viewing as you will be fishing in one of the best game areas on the Nile which can prove very exciting moments, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Second day of Fishing in Murchison Falls
Today we will fish the big pools below the falls with lures, live bait and flies for the large perch. Again there are other species that can provide excellent sport. We will take a picnic lunch and plenty of cold drinks and spend the whole day here.
Day 5: Visit the Top of the fall and transfer to Entebbe via Kampala
After breakfast, drive to the top of the falls and proceed later to Entebbe via Kampala for lunch, if time is still early we can drop by to the art market for you to purchase a souvenir, check in to you hotel for dinner and over night.
Day 6: Lake Victoria fishing safari
You will be served with your breakfast today and later transfer to the biggest lake Victoria to get ready for a boat fishing this day, spend the whole day here and also reach to Ngamba Islands to visit the orphaned Chimpanzees return to your hotel for Dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Lake Victoria fishing safari
Spend the whole day on Lake Victoria and all the neighboring Island of Lake Victoria sampling out for different fish here then returning early to Entebbe in the late afternoon, relax at the swimming pool then dinner and overnight.
Day 8: from your hotel transfer to the Airport
You will have breakfast and depending on you flight time, transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.
All accommodations and meals as per itinerary, All airport transfers, Customized 4WD safari vehicle with photographic roof hatch, Services of a private professional safari guide throughout, All National Park entry fees, Game drive and Nature walk in Murchison falls Np, Mineral water while in a trip, Full time English Speaking Guide.
Optional activities, International airfare and flights, Alcoholic beverages and drinks while in camps, Laundry services, all items of a personal nature, Gratuities to safari guide, Airport departure taxes, Travel Insurance, Visa and visa fees.