7 Days Kidepo valley & Murchison Falls wildlife safari Uganda

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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.

 

 

 

 

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