6 DAYS KIDEPO AND MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARKS SAFARI.

6 days kidepo and Murchison falls national park safari is one of the best safaris in Uganda. This safari will take you to Kidepo valley national park where you will spot abundant wildlife species including the big four mammals [lions, leopards, elephants and buffaloes], other mammals, bird species, vegetation types among others. After that visit Karamoja community where you will enjoy the traditions and cultural practices of the Karamojong and then end your safari with a tour to Murchison falls national park the largest protected area in Uganda that offers interesting activities like game drive and boat cruise to bottom of the falls.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1. Travel from Kampala to Gulu.

    After breakfast, your driver guide will pick you and you begin your journey to Gulu town in Northern Uganda. It is an exciting drive on a smooth road and there are several optional activities en-route and among them being a visit to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. Have lunch on the way and proceed to Gulu arriving in the afternoon and head to the lodge to relax. OVERNIGHT AT BOMA HOTEL.

  • Day 2. Gulu to Kidepo valley National Park and game drive

    After breakfast, you will head to kidepo valley national park. This is a 3 to 4 hours’ drive with the most interesting sites along the way including the Mantattas [grass thatched houses] and the scenic views of the hills that separate the lands of Acholi and Karamoja. You will also cross some rivers and arrive at Kidepo valley National park in time for lunch.

    After taking lunch, you will go for an afternoon game drive. During the game drive you will drive to Narus valley where you will be able to view a number of wildlife species including buffaloes, elephants, zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, oribi that gather around the river to drink water, cheetahs, hyenas and rare bird species. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for dinner. OVERNIGHT AT APOKA HOSTEL BANDAS.

     

  • Day 3. Morning game drive and afternoon Karamoja community tour

    After an early breakfast, you will meet up with your guide to head for a morning game drive where you will be rewarded with great views of animals including elands, bohor reedbuck, Jacksons hartebeest, waterbucks which are always grazing in the open savannah plains, view predators like lions, cheetahs, jackals, leopards, hyenas looking for a morning hunt plus different bird species like yellow barbet, ostriches, kori bustards, among others. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for relaxing and taking lunch. After lunch, you will visit a local community of the Karamoja tribe. You will learn about their traditions and cultures, unique housing, ornaments and crafts. You will also enjoy traditional dance presentation. Return to the lodge for dinner. OVERNIGHT AT APOKA HOSTEL BANDAS.

  • Day 4. Transfer from Kidepo to Murchison falls National park.

    After breakfast, your driver guide will pick you and depart for Murchison falls national park. You will have a stopover in Gulu town for early lunch. Arrive in Murchison late in the afternoon, relax for the rest of the day at the lodge. OVERNIGHT AT TWIGA LODGE.

  • Day 5. Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on the Nile with Murchison falls hike.

    After an early breakfast, set off for a morning game drive in the park to observe plenty of animals and birds and enjoy beautiful savannah scenery. Explore the vast grasslands of the park where you will be exposed to huge sum of game like buffaloes, lions, Uganda Kobs, giraffes, oribi, baboons, patas monkeys among others plus a variety of bird species like carmine bee-eater and Abyssinian ground hornbill being conspicuous throughout the game drive. The game drive takes 4 hours, return to the lodge to rest and have lunch. Transfer to Paraa for a boat trip on the Nile to the base of the Murchison falls. The cruise takes 2 hours where you will be able to see plenty of life along the Nile including hippos, crocodiles, elephants and others that come to drink water plus water birds like cormorants, kingfishers, herons, fish eagle etc. after the cruise, do a 45 minutes’ hike on a trail from bottom to top of the falls. Enjoy the amazing views of the world’s strongest waterfall. Meet the driver at the top and transfer back to the lodge for dinner. OVERNIGHT AT TWIGA LODGE.

  • Day 6. Transfer back to Kampala.

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    After breakfast, check out and leave for Kampala, stopping over at the Kabarega dinners in Nakasongola lunch and then continue to Kampala.

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    Safari Quote is USD 1,065 per Person Rate Sharing a Private En Suite Double Room.

Tour includes

  • Transport in 4WD safari van
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Bottled water
  • All activities included on the itinerary
  • Taxes and park fees

Tour excludes

  • Visa fees
  • Air fairs
  • Luxury drinks
  • Tips and porterage
  • Travel insurance
  • Laundry and other personal expenditure.

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