10 Days wildlife tour in Uganda/10 days Mount Elgon hike, Kidepo Valley & Murchison falls wildlife safari Uganda

Overview of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda/10 days Mount Elgon hike, Kidepo Valley & Murchison falls wildlife safari Uganda

The 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda is more else a10 days Mount Elgon hike, Kidepo Valley & Murchison falls wildlife safari Uganda. To Eastern and Northern Uganda, this is a wholly wildlife and adventure trip in 10 days. On the 10 days wildlife safari Uganda, you tour Mount Elgon National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Budongo forest and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

To Eastern and Northern Uganda, this tour features Jinja source of the Nile tour for a boat cruise to the source of the Nile River, Sipi falls hike at Mount Elgon National park, game drives and community tour at kidepo Valley Park, a game drive, boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls at Murchison falls park, chimpanzee trekking at Budongo forest and Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Highlights of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda/10 days Mount Elgon hike, Kidepo Valley & Murchison falls wildlife safari Uganda

Day 1: Setting foot at Entebbe international airport, your Uganda safari driver guide will meet you and help with the transfer to a booked lodging facility in Kampala.

Day 2: After early morning breakfast, you are driven to Mount Elgon national park with a stop at Jinja for a boat cruise to the source of the Nile River then continue arriving to Kapchorwa in the evening.

Day 3: Early morning after breakfast, you take a Sipi falls tour to the beautiful falls of Kapchorwa with a hike to the top of the falls.

Day 4: From Kapchorwa after breakfast, you continue with your tour in Uganda with a drive to Kidepo Valley National Park driving past dotted landscapes of the African wilderness.

Day 5: You spend the day within the untouched Kidepo valley along the Narus river as you take a game drive and community tour in the golden valley of Kidepo. you have lunch and then continue with an evening game drive.

Day 6: In the morning, you take another game drive then embark on a road drive to Gulu town in Northern Uganda where you spend the night.

Day 7: After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven to Murchison Falls national park where you spend a night at an accommodation facility close to the park.

Day 8: You start the day with a warm African cup of coffee, go for a morning game drive, have lunch, go for an evening boat cruise and then hike to the top of the mighty Murchison falls.

Day 9: After breakfast, you are driven to Budongo forest adjacent to the prominent Murchison falls park for chimpanzee trekking then spend the night in Masindi.

Day 10: in the morning you are driven to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a 2 hours Rhino tracking experience then continue to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight.

Day by day itinerary of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda/10 days Mount Elgon hike, Kidepo Valley & Murchison falls wildlife safari Uganda

Day 1 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

On setting foot at Entebbe international airport at the shores of Lake Victoria you meet a Uganda tour driver guide who welcomes you to Uganda. Your driver guide ensures all transfers from the airport to a booked hotel in Uganda Kampala. During the drive the guide briefs you on the general safari details where after you arrive, check in and spend the night as you relax from jet lag.

Day 2 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

Following early morning breakfast at your hotel, your driver guide will help you to check out and start the drive to Eastern Uganda. After about a 2 hours and 30 minutes’ drive, you stop at the Nile River in Jinja for an adventure experience. Here, you take a boat cruise to the source of River Nile then after be driven to Kapchorwa in far Eastern Uganda. Arriving in the evening to Kapchorwa, you check in, relax and spend the night at an accommodation in Mount Elgon National Park that was prior booked.  You can take a coffee tour in the evening to the community with a local guide who takes you through the process in which coffee is produced locally.

Day 3 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

Waking up in a cool countryside is one of the amazing moments of this trip on this day. After breakfast, you take time to tour the beautiful countryside at the foot hills of Mount Elgon to Sipi Falls. The three falls are also known as the most beautiful falls in Uganda filled with a beautiful green backdrop. On a full day hike, you are able to visit all the three Sipi falls within this beautiful flower, birds, waterfalls and stream filled paradise. Expect to spend the day within this beautiful haven with picturesque waterfalls and caves. Here you will take several memorable pictures then after return to your lodging facility in the evening.

Day 4 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

When you finish having breakfast at your lodging facility, you embark on a driven to the golden plains of Kidepo Valley national park for an amazing wildlife safari in Uganda experience. For about 7-8hours, you go past beautiful landscapes as you leave the beautiful towering Mount Elgon down to the plains of Karamoja. Going through the golden heart of Kidepo Valley-Moroto town you see the different life styles of the Karamojong people as they spend their daily life. Arriving in the evening, you check in, have dinner and spend the night at an accommodation in Kidepo valley national park.

Accommodation options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury/up-market), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp/UWA Bandas (Budget/basic)

Day 5 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

10 days wildlife tour in UgandaBe up before sunrise, have breakfast carry your packed lunch and take a drive using a 4×4 safari vehicle to kidepo plains for a game drive in the untainted wilderness of Kidepo. Visiting the Narus Valley you are offered chance to wildlife sightings of Elephants, herds of Buffaloes, Antelopes and Zebras with luck for a cheetah sighting. This is the permanent water source at the park and definitely where to spot several wildlife species as they quench their thirst.

In the afternoon after lunch, you visit the Karamojong community where you learn about their culture, unique housing, ornaments, handmade crafts and probably try a local beer and dance. You return for dinner and an overnight stay in a lodging facility in Kidepo.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 6 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

You wake up to yet another morning game drive through the beautiful rugged horizon of savanna grasslands as you observe a profusion of animals on a drive through the two main biomes of Kidepo from Narus Valley to Kidepo valley. Endemic cats such as the Cheetah, Stripped Hyena, Aardwolf, Bat-eared Fox, and Caracal are part of the major sightings on this day of your Uganda wildlife tour. After about 2-4 hours, you return to your lodging facility, have lunch, check out and embark on the drive to Gulu town in Northern Uganda where you spend the night.

Accommodation: Bomah Hotel Gulu

Day 7 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

You have a relaxed breakfast at your hotel then embark on a beautiful drive past the savannah plains of northern Uganda to Murchison Falls National Park for a more rewarding Uganda wildlife safari experience. On arrival, you check in and relax for the rest of the day at an accommodation in Murchison Falls national park.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury/up-market), Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (Budget/basic)

Day 8 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

10 days wildlife tour in UgandaBy 7:00am, you are driven to Murchison falls park for a morning game drive that starts at 7:00am depending on your lodging facility. The several wildlife species possibly sighted include elephants, lions, leopards, lions and giraffes. After the 2-4hours drive, you return to your lodging facility for refreshment and a meal before returning for an evening boat cruise.

At about 2:00pm you go for a boat cruise to the devil’s cauldron below the mighty and thunderous Murchison Falls. You have a chance to enjoy a traditional dance or watch the natives play traditional instruments at the Paraa jetty point which is the set off point for the boat cruise. Cruising to the bottom of the thunderous falls is an amazing experience as you sight schools of hippos and crocodiles. The bottom of the falls marks the starting point for the hike to the beautiful top the falls where you meet your driver guide for a drive back to your lodging facility.

Accommodation options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury/up-market), Pakuba safari lodge (Mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (Budget/basic)

Day 9 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

In the morning after breakfast, you have breakfast, check out of the hotel then be driven to Budongo forest for chimpanzee trekking. This is the second-best birding spot in Uganda and you take a trek in the forest for about 4 hours meeting man’s closest relatives. After chimpanzee trekking, you are driven to Masindi town where you spend the night.

Accommodation: Kabalega Diner

Day 10 of the 10 days wildlife tour in Uganda

Early morning after breakfast, you are driven to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking in the only wild home to Rhinos in Uganda. After about 2 hours Rhino tracking, you continue with the drive to Entebbe international airport for your evening departure flight.

End 10 of the 10 days Mount Elgon hike, Kidepo Valley & Murchison falls wildlife safari Uganda

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9 days Uganda safari Kidepo & Bwindi/9 Days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Overview of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

This 9 days Uganda safari Kidepo & Bwindi is more else a 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda. Exclusively planned, this luxury safari is wholly a flight tour in Uganda for those who would love to trek mountain gorillas and visit the best wilderness in Africa and need to beat the distance. The tour from western to far northern Uganda features gorilla trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable national park, game drives and community tours at Kidepo valley national park.

On day 1 of arrival at Entebbe international airport, an English-speaking guide or a translator (if necessary) will welcome you to Uganda and start the transfer to an accommodation in Entebbe. The next day, you are driven to Entebbe international airport for a flight to an airstrip close to your allocated gorilla trekking sector. The next morning you go gorilla trekking in Uganda then return to Entebbe international airport the next day. The next day you are again returned from your lodging facility to Entebbe international airport for a flight to Kidepo valley national park where you take a full day game drive the next day. A visit to the Ik and Karamojong communities follows before you return to Entebbe international airport for departure.

Highlights of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Day 1: Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, your Uganda safari guide picks you up for a transfer to a hotel or lodge within Entebbe where you rest and spend the night.

Day 2: You are driven from your lodging facility to Entebbe international airport for a flight to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 3: After early morning breakfast, you are driven to an allocated gorilla trekking sector for a about 2-8 hours Uganda gorilla trekking experience.

Day 4: From an airfield within Bwindi, you are flown back to Entebbe international airport where you are driven to a lodging facility Entebbe where you spend the night.

Day 5: From your hotel/lodge in Entebbe, you are driven to Entebbe international airport for a flight to Kidepo valley National Park.

Day 6: After breakfast, you go to the plains of Kidepo alongside your driver guide and park guide for a full day game drive with packed lunch.

Day 7: You again take a morning game drive, have lunch and then visit the Karamojong communities in the evening.

Day 8: Following breakfast, you take a visit to the IK people on Mount Morungole spending the day with the natives of the mountain.

Day 9: From Kidepo valley national park, you are flown back to Entebbe international airport where you take a departure flight to your next destination.

Day by day itinerary of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Day 1 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

At Entebbe international airport on arrival, you will be met by your knowledgeable safari driver guide who briefs you about the whole 9 days safari in Uganda, helps you with transfer to a booked accommodation in Entebbe where you check in, have dinner and relax for the rest of the day.

Accommodation options: Protea Hotel (Luxury), 2 Friends Beach Hotel/Boma Hotel (Mid-range)

Day 2 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

After a relaxed breakfast and depending on the time of your chartered flight to Bwindi impenetrable national park, a driver guide will transfer you to Entebbe international airport from your hotel/lodge. Here you are flown to an airstrip close to an allocated gorilla trekking sector in Bwindi forest (the park has 4 gorilla trekking sectors and 2 airstrips). On arrival here, you meet your safari driver guide (the guide drives to Bwindi after driving you to your hotel on day 1, then another driver guide will pick you up from the hotel for a transfer to the airport) who transfers you by road to an accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park. You check in, relax and spend the night there. Depending on the time of arrival, you can take a Batwa cultural experience in the evening or visit the community on a walk.

Day 3 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour UgandaAfter early breakfast and with your packed lunch, you are driven to the park trek start point for briefing from the park rangers on Uganda gorilla trekking etiquette taking about 30minutes. During this time, you are allocated a gorilla trekking sector according to your physical ability alongside 7 other trekkers (a total of 8 trek a single gorilla family) and an armed park ranger. From about 8:30am, you start the search to sight these elusive gentle giants on this Uganda gorilla trekking safari. The time taken to meet the gorillas is unpredictable and when you get to them, you only spend 1 hour with them with the guidance of the trackers and rangers as you take memorable pictures. On return to the trek headquarters, you receive a Uganda gorilla trekking certificate then be driven back to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

Day 4 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Following early morning breakfast, you are driven to a close airstrip for a chartered flight back to Entebbe international airport. On arrival at Entebbe international airport, a driver guide from your tour operator will be there to transfer you to a lodging facility within Entebbe where you spend the night.

Day 5 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

On this day, from the shores of Lake Victoria your driver guide picks you up for a transfer to Entebbe international airport. From here, you are flown to Kidepo airstrip where you meet your safari guide who transferred there from Bwindi. On arrival at the airstrip, you meet your driver guide who transfers you to an accommodation in Kidepo valley national park. Upon arrival here, you check in, have a meal and relax at the plains of the rugged savannah plains of Kidepo.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 6 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour UgandaBe up before sunrise, have breakfast carry your packed lunch and take a drive using a 4×4 safari vehicle to kidepo plains for a game drive in the untainted wilderness of Kidepo. Visiting the Narus Valley you are offered chance to wildlife sightings of Elephants, herds of Buffaloes, Antelopes and Zebras with luck for a cheetah sighting. In the evening, you return to your accommodation in Kidepo valley national park for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

 

Day 7 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Anticipate to wake up early for another morning game drive through the beautiful rugged horizon of savanna grasslands as you observe a profusion of animals on a drive through the two main biomes of Kidepo from Narus Valley to Kidepo valley. Endemic cats such as the Cheetah, Stripped Hyena, Aardwolf, Bat-eared Fox, and Caracal are part of the major sightings on this day of your Uganda wildlife tour. In the afternoon after lunch, you visit the Karamojong community where you learn about their culture, unique housing, ornaments, handmade crafts and probably try a local beer and dance. You return for dinner and an overnight stay in a lodging facility in Kidepo.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 8 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour UgandaAfter a night of contemplating on the attractions in Kidepo valley national park, you will be driven to Mount Morungole (2,479m above sea level) to visit the Ik people. This is one of the smallest tribes in Uganda found on this mountainous region of Karamoja and very diverse with unique cultures. You will spend the whole day with the Ik people and share lunch with the local people then after return and spend the night at Kidepo valley national park.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 8 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

After breakfast, you are driven to Kidepo airstrip at the end of your wildlife safari in Uganda. From here, you are flown to Entebbe international airport where you take a flight to your next destination.

End of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

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Get your wings today and fly to the best safari destinations in Africa in just 9 days.

 

8 Days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda/8 days Uganda wildlife safari Kidepo valley, Murchison falls & Sipi Falls Hike tour

Overview of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

The 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda is also an 8 days Uganda wildlife safari Kidepo, Murchison falls & Sipi Falls Hike tour from Entebbe to Eastern and northern Uganda. This exclusive 8 days Uganda wildlife safari features a boat cruise to the source of the Nile at Jinja source of the Nile, Sipi falls hike on Mount Elgon National Park, Game drives and cultural tours at Kidepo valley National Park, Game drive and boat cruise at Murchison Falls National Park and rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

On arrival, a professional driver guide transfers you to a hotel or lodge in Kampala where you spend the night as you wait for a transfer to Kapchorwa with a stop at Jinja for a boat cruise. The next day, you go for a Sipi falls hike then transfer to Kidepo national park the next day. At Kidepo national park, you spend 2 days undertaking game drives and cultural tours then after transfer to Murchison falls national park on the sixth day. At Murchison falls park you undertake a game drive, boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls before tracking rhinos at Ziwa rhino sanctuary on the 8th day as you return to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight.

Highlights of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

Day 1: When you arrive in Uganda, a driver guide picks you up for a transfer to a hotel or lodge in Kampala-Uganda’s capital where you spend the night.

Day 2: Early morning, you are driven to Mount Elgon National Park in Kapchorwa where you undertake an evening Sipi falls hike.

Day 3: After early morning breakfast, your driver guide transfers you to Kidepo Valley National Park arriving in the evening.

Day 4: In the morning, you go for a game drive, have lunch and then undertake an evening game drive.

Day 5: You go for another game drive and take an evening community tour to the Karamojong community.

Day 6: After breakfast, you are driven to Murchison Falls National Park where you spend a night at a lodging facility close to the park.

Day 7: Early morning, you undertake a game drive, have lunch and undertake an evening boat cruise after which you hike to the top of the falls.

Day 8: You are driven back Entebbe international airport for late departure with a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Day by day detailed itinerary of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

Day 1 of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

From Entebbe international airport on arrival, a knowledgeable Uganda safari guide briefs you on the trip and ensures your transfer to a prior booked hotel or lodge in Kampala-Uganda’s capital. To ensure you rest from your flight, you check in to your lodging facility on arrival, have dinner and enjoy the fresh air in Uganda throughout the night.

Day 2 of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in UgandaEarly morning, by the time you finish having breakfast, your driver guide will be at the hotel to ensure your transfer to Eastern Uganda using a 4×4 safari vehicle. After about 80km drive, you stop at Jinja-Adrenalin capital of East Africa for a boat cruise to the source of the Nile. After the boat cruise, you continue with the drive to Kapchorwa where you go for Sipi Falls hike in the evening. After the hike, you are driven back to your lodging facility for an overnight stay.

Accommodation options: Sipi River Lodge (Luxury), Lacam Lodge (Mid-range), Crow’s Nest Camp site (Budget)

Day 3 of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

After morning breakfast, you embark on a road trip from the beautiful hills of Mount Elgon to the golden savannah plains of Kidepo Valley national park far north east of Uganda’s border with South Sudan. After about 8 hours drive, you arrive to Kidepo park in the evening, check in, have dinner and spend the night at a close accommodation in Kidepo valley national park.

Accommodation options;

Luxury/up-market:  Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget/basic: Apoka Rest Camp/UWA Bandas

Day 4 of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

Early morning, you are transferred to Kidepo valley park headquarters for a game drive at the Narus river. This is the permanent water source at the park and definitely where to spot several wildlife species as they quench their thirst. You return to your hotel for lunch and then return in the evening for another game drive.

Accommodation options;

Luxury/up-market:  Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget/basic: Apoka Rest Camp/UWA Bandas

Day 5 of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in UgandaIn the morning, you go for another game drive to the park where you get the chance to sight the other wildlife species that you missed the previous day and visit the kanangarok hot springs.  With a lucky day, you could sight the cheetah which is the fastest land animal and endemic to Kidepo in Uganda and the ostrich. In the evening, you have a moment with the diverse Karamojong community as they demonstrate their daily life skills within their homesteads, this is a moment you will wish to never miss. You return to your lodging facility for dinner and relaxation from the experiences of the attractions in Kidepo valley national park.

Accommodation options;

Luxury/up-market:  Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget/basic: Apoka Rest Camp/UWA Bandas

Day 6 of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

After breakfast, you say goodbye to Kidepo valley park and then embark on the drive to Murchison falls national park. This is not just a road trip but an en route game drive, what you meet along the way is beautiful views and daily life activities. Arriving in the evening, you check in and spend the night a prior booked accommodation in Murchison falls national park.

Accommodation options;

Luxury/up-market:  Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba safari lodge

Budget/basic: Fort Murchison Lodge

Day 7 of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in UgandaBy 7:00am, you are driven to Murchison falls park for a morning game drive with several wildlife species inclusive of which are elephants, lions, leopards, lions and giraffes. After the 2-4hours drive, you return to your lodging facility for refreshment and a meal before returning for an evening boat cruise. Cruising to the bottom of the thunderous falls starting at 2:00pm where after you driver guide drives you back to your lodging facility picking you from the top of the falls after your hike.

Accommodation options;

Luxury/up-market:  Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba safari lodge

Budget/basic: Fort Murchison Lodge

Day 8 of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

By morning, you have breakfast then be driven back to Entebbe international airport. You branch off to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking on foot for about 2 hours. The drive continues to Entebbe international airport for drop off as you depart for your way forward flight.

End of the 8 days Kidepo Valley wildlife safari in Uganda

Uganda tours are much more than rewarding, if you decided to join a safari from northern Uganda to Western Uganda, a Uganda gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi impenetrable national park is the best option to tour alongside Murchison falls.

From Eastern to northern Uganda, have a memorable wildlife tour to the beautiful, diverse and wildlife packed safari parks of Uganda.

 

 

 

 

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7 Days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

Overview of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

This 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda or 7 days Uganda wildlife safari Kidepo Valley & Murchison Falls is a Kidepo Valley national park and Murchison falls national park wildlife safari in Uganda. Featuring game drives and community tours at Kidepo valley national park, a game drive and boat cruise at Murchison falls national park and Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary starts and ends in Entebbe international airport.

With a pick-up from Entebbe international airport, your wildlife tour in Uganda starts as a knowledgeable driver guide takes you past Uganda’s capital to the countryside arriving and spending a night in Gulu town. The next morning, the drive past the savannah plains continues to Kidepo Valley national park arriving in the evening for a game drive. You spend 2 whole days in Kidepo then drive to Murchison falls national park. You have wildlife interactions at Murchison falls park the next day and after return to Entebbe international airport for departure the next day with a stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Highlights of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

Day 1: From Entebbe international airport a tour guide drives you to Gulu town in Northern Uganda.

Day 2: From Gulu town, your Uganda wildlife safari continues with a drive to Kidepo Valley National Park where you undertake an evening game drive.

Day 3: Early morning, you go for a game drive where you spend the whole day at the park specifically along the Narus Valley of Kidepo.

Day 4: In the morning you go for another game drive and visit to the kanangarok hot springs then visit the Karamojong community in the evening.

Day 5: After breakfast, you are driven to Murchison Falls National Park with scenic en route sightings.

Day 6: Early morning, you are driven through Murchison falls park on a game drive, have lunch then undertake an afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the thunderous falls.

Day 7: After breakfast, you are driven back to Entebbe International airport for a departure flight with a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking on foot.

Day by day itinerary details of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

Day 1 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

From the shores of Lake Victoria at Entebbe international airport, a knowledgeable Uganda wildlife safari guide will be ready to welcome you and take you through your trip. After a briefing on the safari in Uganda, the drive to Kidepo valley national park starts. After about 5-6hours drive, you arrive at Gulu town where you spend the night at a prior booked lodging facility as you prepare to continue the trip the next morning.

Accommodation: Boma Hotel Gulu (Luxury)

Day 2 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

After a warm breakfast in the morning, you embark on a drive through northern Uganda to north Eastern Uganda’s Kidepo valley national park. You are driven past scenic views of the dotted savannah plains and the traditional structures of the Karamoja region arriving in the afternoon. Upon arrival, you check in and have lunch at a prior booked accommodation in Kidepo Valley National Park then after engage in an evening game drive.

Accommodation options for day 2 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

Luxury/up-market:  Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget/basic: Apoka Rest Camp/UWA Bandas

Day 3 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari UgandaEarly morning, you are transferred to Kidepo valley park headquarters for a game drive at the Narus river. This is the permanent water source at the park and definitely where to spot several wildlife species as they quench their thirst. You return to your hotel for lunch and then return in the evening for another game drive.

Accommodation options for day 3 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

Luxury/up-market:  Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget/basic: Apoka Rest Camp/UWA Bandas

Day 4 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls w7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Ugandaildlife safari Uganda

In the morning, you go for another game drive to the park where you get the chance to sight the other wildlife species that you missed the previous day and visit the kanangarok hot springs.  With a lucky day, you could sight the cheetah which is the fastest land animal and endemic to Kidepo in Uganda and the ostrich. In the evening, you have a moment with the diverse Karamojong community as they demonstrate their daily life skills within their homesteads, this is a moment you will wish to never miss. You return to your lodging facility for dinner and relaxation from the experiences of the attractions in Kidepo valley national park.

Accommodation options for day 4 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

Luxury/up-market:  Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget/basic: Apoka Rest Camp/UWA Bandas

Day 5 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

After breakfast, you say goodbye to Kidepo valley park and then embark on the drive to Murchison falls national park. This is not just a road trip but an en route game drive, what you meet along the way is beautiful views and daily life activities. Arriving in the evening, you check in and spend the night a prior booked accommodation in Murchison falls national park.

Accommodation options for day 5 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

Luxury/up-market:  Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba safari lodge

Budget/basic: Fort Murchison Lodge

Day 6 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

By 7:00am, you are driven to Murchison falls park for a morning game drive with several wildlife species inclusive of which are elephants, lions, leopards, lions and giraffes. After the 2-4hours drive, you return to your lodging facility for refreshment and a meal before returning for an evening boat cruise. Cruising to the bottom of the thunderous falls starting at 2:00pm where after you driver guide drives you back to your lodging facility picking you from the top of the falls after your hike.

Accommodation options for day 6 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

Luxury/up-market:  Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba safari lodge

Budget/basic: Fort Murchison Lodge

Day 7 of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

By morning, you have breakfast then be driven back to Entebbe international airport. You branch off to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking on foot for about 2 hours. The drive continues to Entebbe international airport for drop off as you depart for your way forward flight.

End of the 7 days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

If you want to customize any of these national parks with any other park, Mount Elgon national park suits a 7 days tour with Kidepo and a gorilla trekking safari Uganda to Bwindi impenetrable national park suits to be customized with Murchison falls park.

Touring these 2 destinations is one of the amazing tour packages you can opt for on a wildlife tour in Uganda.

 

 

 

 

3 Days Uganda wildlife safari Kidepo Valley National Park

Your 3 days Uganda wildlife safari Kidepo Valley national park or 3 days flying Uganda wildlife tour Kidepo is a short flight tour to Kidepo Valley national park far north east of Uganda. Named several times as the best safari park in Uganda and one of the best wildernesses in Africa, a trip to this wilderness is more than just a Uganda wildlife safari but an adventure to an amazing wilderness. With a lot of endemics this short tour offers you a chance to sight species like the cheetah and ostrich in the two biomes of Kidepo.

3 days Uganda wildlife safari Kidepo Valley national park

Game drive in Kidepo valley national park

For an amazing tour to Kidepo valley, get all details from this itinerary

Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo

 

 

 

 

 

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