7-Day Kid Friendly Family Wildlife Safari – Murchison Falls Park

Posted by on January 10, 2017

7-Day Family Big 5 Wildlife Safari – Murchison Falls Park for Children of all ages

7-Day Kid Friendly Family Wildlife Safari -Discover Murchison Falls Park as a Family with Children


7-Day Kid Friendly Family Wildlife Safari – Murchison Falls Park is one of our most  popular Kid – Friendly Family safaris. On this family safari you stay in upmarket kid-friendly lodges with swimming pools and activities that will delight the family. Rhino Trekking, Wildlife Game Drives, Boat Launch Safari, Nature Walk – a comfortable 4 – heel drive Vehicle with Kid-Friendly Driver, Kid Friendly Lodges and more.

This 7 day Safari will create lasting memories for you and family. The Safari can be adjusted using moderately priced lodging without swimming pools.


 Day – 1 – Arrival in Uganda – Entebbe International Airport:

Your 7-Day Kid Friendly Family Wildlife Safari – Murchison Falls Park begins. Arrive at Entebbe Airport – Our Driver Guide will be there with a Kabiza Wilderness Safari Sign to meet you and welcome you to Uganda for your Kid Friendly Safari in Uganda. You are taken to Cassia Lodge in quiet suburb of Kampala.

The Lodge is located on a hill overlooking Lake Victoria and Kampala.  Simply one of the best viewpoints in the Kampala area. Cassia Lodge has rooms with WiFi, Satellite TV, Room Service – there is also a swimming pool with lifeguard.

Dinner at Cassia Lodge on the balcony deck overlooking the city and the lake.  Child friendly food is available.  The Lodge is Belgian owned and that is reflected in the food.

Service is excellent and very helpful at Cassia Lodge.

Lodging:  Cassia Lodge (lower upmarket)

Meal Plan: Dinner


Day 2 – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Amuka Lodge:

 Breakfast at Cassia Lodge and we leave for Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which is on the way to Murchison Falls Park. (3 1/2 hour drive – first out of the city and then through the countryside).

At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary we check into Amuka Lodge, South African owned and purported (former clients on Family Safari) some of the best food in Uganda.

Your Tented Cottage is made from local material included recycled wood from an abandoned sawmill. There is a swimming pool for your family including the children to enjoy.

Lunch at Amuka Lodge Afternoon on Foot Rhino Tracking 1 1/2 hours in length with Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Guides that are armed.

This is an experience seeing these massive animals from only 6 meters away.

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Children eyes open wide as they see their first African Animal in the wild on their Kid-Friendly Safari.

Dinner Amuka Lodge – The lodge can serve meals that children find delightful and tasty.

Lodging:  Amuka Lodge (upmarket)

Meal Plan: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner


Day – 3 – Murchison Falls National Park – Chobe Safari Lodge:

Breakfast and morning boat-safari through the Lugogo Swamp of Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – watch antelopes coming to water, water-birds in abundance including the famed and elusive Shoebill Stork. This gentle boat ride is normally at dawn but we will arrange a later time for the family.

A time that is informative for children and parents alike – you are guided by professionals who now how to navigate a boat and point out the various things to see along the ride.

Depart for Chobe Safari Lodge which an hour plus ride away from here.  Chobe Safari Lodge on the River Nile has proven to be one of the best family friendly lodges in Uganda – a place that children and parents enjoy.

Check into a room, suite, connecting rooms, cottages and tents are available.

You can also use one of the larger tents that are actually tented luxury cottage, there is also the Florence Baker Cottage ( easily accommodates a family)  without view and the Presidential Cottage with view, 2 bedrooms with bath, dining, living room, huge deck overlooking the Nile.

There is a great swimming pool overlooking the Nile, as does most everything including the inside restaurant or outside eating area where you are served food at mealtimes.

This has been a favorite lodge by parents for their children – it surpassed any other lodge in the area for their children.  Certainly Chobe Safari Lodge is kid-friendly.

Lunch overlooking the River Nile

Afternoon Game Drive with Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger – between the driver-guide and the Ranger – there is not much that your family will miss.  Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Lions, Leoapards, Warthogs, Birds.

Dinner at Chobe Safari Lodge

Lodging:  Chobe Safari Lodge (Upmarket)

Meal Plan: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner


Day – 4 – Murchison Falls park – Chobe Safari Lodge:

Breakfast – which here at Chobe Safari Lodge is a Culinary Event and Experience for the Guests – especially for  children with the wide array of choices.  A wide variety of fruit, juices, assorted breakfast items including pancakes, omelets and more.

Lunch overlooking the Nile

Late afternoon – 2nd Game Drive – each game drive is different – no two are every the same – there are new surprises around each turn- Giraffes, Elephants, Buffaloes, Antelopes and much more.

Enjoy the sunset over the River Nile.

Fishing can be done from the River’s edge with guides from the lodge for older children and for parents – one can catch even the ferocious Nile Perch along the Banks of the River Nile.

Dinner

Lodging:  Chobe Safari Lodge (Upmarket)

Meal Plan: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner


Day 5 – Murchison Fall Park – Paraa Safari Lodge:

Another Breakfast Experience for your family to enjoy and afterwards we take the 2 1/2 hour drive to Paraa Lodge which is the best location in Murchison Falls Park for activities such as game-drives and boat safaris.

The drive has a lot of wildlife viewing on the way for you to enjoy – our vehicle has a pop-up roof for best game viewing – Giraffes, Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, at times leopards, savannah birds.

 We reach Paraa Lodge -The choice of Rooms here are standard rooms – we can arrange for connected rooms, rooms with air-conditioning, suites, luxury tents closer to the River Nile and the Queen’s Cottage – 2 bedrooms with bath, Dining area, Living Room – deck overlooking the River Nile and its wildlife.  A swimming pool is there for your enjoyment and fun for the children.

We check into the rooms of your choice.  Paraa Lodge is another lodge that is family friendly – both Chobe Safari Lodge and Paraa Lodge have special children rates.

Lunch on the verandah overlooking the River Nile.

Late Afternoon Wildlife Game Drive – Lions, Elephants, Giraffe herds as large as 50, antelopes, buffaloes, bushpigs at times, leopards and more. The children will love it seeing African Animals in the Wild compared to a zoo.

Dinner

Nocturnal Game drive – seeing the predators out at night with spotlights – this is an optional activity depending on the age of the children.

Lodging:  Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket)

Meal Plan: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner


Day-6 – Murchison Falls Park – Paraa Lodge:

Breakfast which is also a wide variety of choices here at Paraa Lodge.  Afterwards it is the morning game drive through the savannah along Albert Nile on another game track.

Lunch

Afternoon Boat Safari up to the Waterfall where you will see Hippos in abundance, Crocodiles, Elephants, Buffaloes, antelopes Nile Monitor Lizards, water-birds – normally this is one of the highlights of the park visit.

Option – if children are old enough – we take the 45 minutes guided hike up the falls to the top of the falls where your driver – guide will meet you and return to Paraa Lodge.

The boat safari is 3-hours in length – at the end of it you return to Paraa Safari Lodge.

Dinner

Lodging:  Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket)

Meal Plan: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner


Day 7 – Entebbe Departure:

Breakfast and cross the Nile by Ferry – drive to the top of Murchison Falls to see the most powerful Waterfall from above. Quite an impressive site.

7-Day Family Big 5 Wildlife Safari – Murchison Falls Park comes to an end as we continue to Entebbe – stopping for lunch at the Masindi Hotel in Masindi for lunch.

Continue to Entebbe arriving in the late afternoon.

Optional Dinner at Goretti’s along Lake Victoria where the children can enjoy a great pizza and you some great fish, steak, curries.

Continue to Entebbe Airport for departure or we book either a day-room for you or overnight at Boma Hotel (swimming pool – family friendly).


Included in this family Safari:  Lodging and Food, 4 Wheel Drive Safari Vehicle, Fuel, English Speaking Driver, Bottled Drinking Water on all Drives, Park Entrance fees and cultural site entrance fees, Permits as applicable, Guide for Tracking and Game Drives. We include fruit snacks, juice in the vehicle for the children.  We can also have Car- Children Seats available for you.


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