Summary of the itinerary
Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe and transfer to Ssese Island.
Day 2: A romantic invigorating nature walk on the island.
Day 3: Visit Ngamba Island and romantic dinner.
Day 4: Transfer to Jinja and visit the source of the Nile and Speke monument.
Day 5: Bungee Jumping, tubing, and Sundowner boat cruise at the Nile.
Day 6: Horse riding in the morning and white water rafting in the afternoon.
Day 7: Ziplining in the morning with bush lunch and transfer to Sipi Falls.
Day 8: Full day Hiking Sipi Falls.
Day 9: Transfer to Kampala.
Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe to Ssese Island.
The honeymoon adventure will commence with a pickup from Entebbe International Airport to the Nakiwogo landing site for the 3-hour journey to Ssese Island. In the evening, you will have a romantic Honeymoon sundowner boat ride on Lake Victoria that will immerse you with joy, and happiness of an ecstatic view of the African sunset and check in at the lodge where you will stay for an overnight.
Sse Island Beach Hotel
Day 2: Do a nature walk on the island.
In the morning, you will have a delicious honeymoon Room service breakfast at the lodge with stunning views of the lake.
Afterward, you will go for a lovely nature walk around the white sandy beaches through palm tree forested areas that will connect you to nature as you have spectacular views of the outstanding natural beauty of the Island.
Return to the lodge for a romantic lunch as you prepare for swimming at the white sandy beaches as well as do beach games in the evening together with your partner.
Accommodation: Brovad Sands Lodge.
Day 3: Visit the Ngamba Island.
After having breakfast at the lodge, you will embark on a 1-hour boat ride to Ngamba Island ringed by the tranquil waters of Lake Victoria.
Ngamba Island is a Chimpanzee Sanctuary, home to 52 orphaned and rescued chimpanzees.
The visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary will give you a close view of the chimps in their protected area.
The sanctuary provides an exceptional opportunity to closely observe these fascinating great apes in our unique setting. Thereafter tracking, you will have your lunch at the sanctuary and then embark on a cruise back to Entebbe where you will have a fruit basket and candle-lit dinner with wine.
Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel in Entebbe.
Day 4: Transfer to Jinja
You will have a cozy breakfast at the hotel, after which you will go for a 3-hour drive to Jinja from Entebbe. On arriving in Jinja, you will have lunch in Jinja City and then visit the source of the Nile.
A unique boat ride to the charming source point will make you experience the magical eye-catching surface movement of water from Lake Victoria entering the gigantic river Nile as you enjoy nature, mesmerizing sounds of water, and wild water waves.
In the evening, you will visit the Speke Monument in the Gardens of Living Waters resort which holds a strong historical significance about the source of the Nile.
Thereafter check in the lodge where you will have dinner and an overnight stay.
Lemala wild waters
Day 5: Do Bungee Jumping in the morning and a Sundowner boat cruise at the Nile.
After having your breakfast in the morning, you will go for a fun and adventurous Bungee Jumping that will spice up your honeymoon from a 44m cliff tied with a rope in the open air as you immerse yourselves in the Nile waters.
Then you will go for an optional tubing along the Nile or kayaking on the white-water rapids while sunbathing, marveling at the birds, and also exposing you to incredible landscapes and lush green forests among others.
Day 6: Do Horse riding in the morning and white water rafting late afternoon.
You will have breakfast in the morning and then go for a captivating Horse ride along the Nile through magnificent landscapes and local communities with panoramic views of stunning vegetation, valleys, and hills while experiencing the countryside.
In the afternoon after having your lunch, you will go for an invigorating white water rafting on the mighty river Nile that will give you an exciting experience for your vacation.
Day 7: Do Zip lining in the morning with a bush lunch and transfer to Sipi Falls.
After having breakfast in the morning, you will go for adventurous and invigorating Ziplining in the Mabira forest that will unleash your excitement and relieve stress.
On this eye-popping zip-line, you will relish the breathtaking view of the Forest Canopies, encounter several primate species such as the red-tailed monkeys, vervet monkeys, and the Grey-cheeked Mangabey and outstanding bird species with melody sounds such as the African Pied Hornbill, African Fish eagles, Palm-nut vultures, Black- casqued Hornbill, Speckled Yellow-billed Barbet, Great blue Turacos, as well as the magnificent Griffin waterfalls found on River Musamya.
Then you will have a bush lunch in the Mabira forest with great views of the biodiversity and then in the afternoon transfer to Sipi Falls.
Sipi Valley Resort
Sipi Falls Lodge
Day 8: hiking Sipi fall.
You will have breakfast in the morning and embark on a strenuous and often muddy hike to an elevation of 1775m. The captivating hike to the three majestic falls will fade away your worries and woes from your life and release new ones.
The adrenaline-pumping hike through farmlands and local communities crossing rivers in the rugged terrain until the cascade sound of water surrounds you with all your senses active, the unstoppable excitement brings you joyful tears in your eyes on reaching the top of the falls with ecstatic and scenic views of Lake Kyoga, the Karamoja lowlands, coffee plantations, and another countryside.
The trek is quite therapeutic, allowing you to relax and enjoy the countryside as well as spot some wildlife along your way.
Sipi Valley Resort
Sipi Falls Lodge
Day 9: Transfer to Kampala.
Unfortunately, the honeymoon adventure comes to an end, after having delicious breakfast; you will set off the Journey back to Kampala/Entebbe.
End of the safari
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- Inclusions of the safari
4 WD Vehicle
A professional English-speaking Driver guide
Park entrance fees
All ground transportation and fuel
Accommodation and Meals
All activities/services as per itinerary
Drinking water in the vehicle
Exclusions of the safari:
Activities/services not included in the itinerary.
Alcoholic drinks/wines, Laundry, and any other service of a personal nature
Travel insurance policy
Souvenirs, tips, etc.