Tour operators in Arua – is a town located North West of the capital Kampala its location near the Democratic republic of Congo and Sudan favors it in big business channels and it’s the main administrative center of the famous west Nile where the former president of Uganda Idi Amin dada was born from
Arua being the main administrative capital of west Nile you can access the following locations from Arua
Adjumani district, Moyo district, koboko district, Nebbi district, Maracha district.
Ugandan local flight company Eagle air operates weekly flights to Arua for more information you can click the link below
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Many bus operators have daily bus schedules to Arua, these include gaagaa coach, baby coach, California bus services, traditional Nile coach, KKT travelers for more guidance contact www.greatadventuresafaris.com
BY PRIVATE CAR
You can also hire a car to drive from Kampala to Arua this is much more convenient way to travel as it’s quicker than the bus which makes multiple stops to pick and drop passengers.
Arua is not a big tourist attraction however the following activities can be arranged upon request from Great Adventure Safaris
-simple wildlife safaris in Ajai game reserve
-Boda Boda tours
-Idi Amin’s ancestral home
WHERE TO STAY IN ARUA
Desert breeze, white castle, hilltop, tropical suites
TRIBES IN ARUA/WEST NILE
Lugbara’s are the biggest ethnic tribal group in Arua they occupy bigger parts Arua , Maracha , moyo ,Adjumani.
Tour operators in Arua – Murchison Falls National Park offers two boat cruise tours for the travelers who visit this National Park. The National Park offers a boat trip to the bottom and upstream of the Murchison falls. This is one of exciting adventures you will encounter when you take part in this amazing experience. The boat cruise downstream to the Victoria Nile delta stretching up to the shores of Lake Albert, the boat cruise on the Nile takes approximately 4 to 5 hours and it’s done in two shifts that are the morning shift and the afternoon shift. During the boat cruise on the Nile this will expose you to number of attractions like different bird species like the Shoebill stork, African fish eagle, Goliath heron, Kingfishers and others and other water animals like the hippos, buffalos, crocodiles and others. The delta boat cruise offers you the clear views of the sunset down the stream since it’s done in many times during the evening. The evening boat cruise is so romantic and full of excitement as you view the nature’s greatness while watching the dusk falling, sunset and it’s the best time to take photos.
The boat cruise up stream up to the bottom of the falls, offers two shifts the morning boat begins at 8:30am and the afternoon boat kicks off at 2:30pm and it lasts for about 3 hours. The boat cruise downstream offers you a great chance to view different bird and animal species like the hippos, the crocodiles, the waterbucks, and other animals like the Giraffe, Uganda kob and others seem feeding and drinking water along the shores of the Nile. This offers travellers an amazing experience during your safari visit to Murchison Falls National Park.
Daily Waterfall Cruises
The cruise upriver from the jetty at Paraa on the South bank to view Murchison Falls at the head of the Fajao Gorge has been the park’s most popular attraction since the 1950s. It is a scheduled trip every afternoon departing by 2.30pm as well as in the mornings at 08.30am and 11.00am when demands require. Pickups and drop offs by boat from the North bank at Paraa as well as lodges along the Southern banks of the Nile River can be pre-arranged. A special Waterfall Sundowner Trip with drinks and snacks included which departs at 3.30pm every afternoon can also be arranged if requested in advance and private trips on an exclusive basis.
Private Waterfall Cruises
Private waterfall cruise can be also arranged on request in advance for couples and small families. This is an excellent opportunity for viewing the large resident populations of hippos and crocodiles, as well as other wildlife and extensive birdlife, including a wide range of water birds, and a huge colony of cliff-nesting red throated bee eaters, along the way.
The Victoria Nile delta is a 20km voyage downstream from Paraa, this is a home to rare wetland birds including shoebill and papyrus endemic species. Scheduled delta area cruises with a “breakfast on board” option are offered in the mornings departing from the jetty at Paraa on the South Bank at 07.00am. We can also tailor make your trip with a private boat and timings to suit your interests.
We can offer you a private boat on the River exclusively for activities and timings to suit your interests so that you enjoy your adventure. Perhaps some fishing combined with bird viewing or simply taking in the beauty and views from the boat as you search for the animals en route. Your guide can show you special places for a stop off and walk or moor up for a while and enjoy your sundowners. Just tell us your wishes and we will accommodate you as best we can.
Cruise and Safari
Your park experience can be enhanced by combining River voyages with pre-arranged vehicle collection. Travel by boat to the delta and return to Paraa with a game drive through the game-rich Buligi area. Or leave your boat in Fajao Gorge and climb to the Top of the Murchison Falls for the view down into the thunderous chasm, before returning to Paraa by vehicle with our professional safari guide.
Game Drives and Transfers
Our Murchison River safaris are based on 4×4 customized vehicles with game viewing roof hatches for game drives around the delta area and the National park at large. Each client in the car is entitled to a window seat for better view of the game. Tour operators in Arua – Great Adventure Safaris for your visit at Murchison Falls National Park for launch cruises and wildlife viewing.