8 days Uganda Wildlife Adventure, Kidepo a forgotten wilderness in an area inhabited by the Karamajong people, perhaps where the last truly traditional hunter/pastoralists in Africa, live. Located in the remote far north- eastern corner of Uganda, nestled between the Napore and Zulia Mountain ranges, Kidepo is the last enclave of protected land in the whole Karamoja region with population of zebra, elephant and giraffe. There are host of other occasionally sighted residents such as cheetah, wild dog, lesser kudu and ostrich. Kidepo is the only arid-savannah National Park in Uganda and supports a wider variety of mammal species (82) than any other protected area in Uganda.
Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe – Kampala.
Transfer from airport (Entebbe) to your accommodation for overnight. Accommodation: Papyrus Guest House
Day 2: Transfer from Entebbe to Jinja
Morning breakfast, start your journey to Jinja (where the source of River Nile can be seen) a drive through Uganda’s Capital city “Kampala” will be a day’s highlight proceeding through to arrive in Jinja, you can decide on the activity to do after arrival, however if you want to do white water rafting, please book it in advance. Overnight at one of the lodges with a nice view of the Nile. Accommodation: Nile Porch / Haven Lodge
Day 3: Transfer from Jinja to Sipi falls.
After your relaxed breakfast, drive towards the Eastern part of the country arriving in the Foothills of Mountain Elgon “with World’s largest Caldera Lake” you will arrive in good time for your lunch later go with a local guide to do Sipi falls trail and hiking or do a coffee tour, on a clear day you will have a perfect sunset view. Accommodation: Sipi river Lodge / Rafiki Lodge
Day 4: Transfer to Moroto
Morning sunrise breakfast, later drive to Moroto for overnight, this drive is through one of the most remote areas of Uganda, you will see typical African life and culture, proceed through Pian game reserve “for game drive there is entrance fees” Later proceed to Moroto town for overnight. Accomodation: Karatunga Camp
Day 5: Transfer from Moroto to Kidepo Valley National Park
Early morning drive to Kidepo Valley National Park, game drive in the afternoon. Accommodation: Kidepo Savanah Lodge
Day 6: Kidepo Valley Game drives
All day excursion to the Kananorok Hot Springs- an incredible spot, due date visited by a handful of tourists. Evening “Sundowners” drink overlooking the Narus Valley Plains; dinner and overnight. Accommodation: Kidepo Savanah Lodge
Day 7: Transfer from Kidepo to Murchison falls
Kidepo National Park, Morning and evening game drives, as you checkout, proceed to Murchison falls, visit Aruu falls and Lunch in Gulu town. Arrive in the evening at the lodge for relaxation and sunset viewing. Full excursion of
Day 8: Morning game drive and boat cruise in Murchison Falls National Park.
After breakfast, we’ll experience our first game scenic drive in the park. In the afternoon, we’ll make the amazing launch trip to the Murchison Falls. We’ll pass pods of hippos, crocodiles, vast number of exotic birds and butterflies and myriad wildlife coming to the water to drink. We’ll maybe see the legendary Shoebill Stork. The fall itself is one of Africa’s wonders- the whole of the Albert Nile bursting majestically through a six-meter gap to an awesome forty-Meter drop.
Includes in 8 days Uganda Wildlife Adventure
- Airport transfers
- Accommodations with meals mentioned
- Bottled drinking water
- 4×4 custom built safari vehicle with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
- Entrance fees to the included National Parks
- The following activities: bird watching, game drives, boat trips on the Nile, visit the top of Murchison falls, chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest, boat trip on the Kazinga Channel, boat trip and night game drive in Lake Mburo, Game drive in Kidepo, Boat to the source of the Nile, Hiking Mt Elgon,
Excludes in 8 days Uganda Wildlife Adventure
- International flights
- Visa for Uganda
- All optional activities
- Meals not mentioned and beverages
- Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communication