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7 Days Murchison Falls and Kidepo Valley National park

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7 Days 6 Nights
Max People : 32

This is tour combines two great national parks in Uganda. It will take you to the African Second best  National Park{Kidepo Valley National park} for game drives, Scenic Views and then to Murchison Falls National Park for game activities and boat cruises on the mighty River Nile.

Tour Details

Some more extra days to spend? Visit both the northern savannah parks of Uganda in one trip! Kidepo Valley National Park and Murchison Falls National Park are the last original habitats of the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe, also known as the Uganda giraffe. Want to see birds of prey? Kidepo hosts more than 50 species. From the very common yellow-billed kite, the pygmy falcon, fox kestrel and tawny eagle to the rare Verreaux’s eagle and the very rare Taita falcon. Several vulture species can be seen too.
On mammals, large herds of African buffalo and bush elephant can be seen easily in Kidepo. With a little luck you will see lions and maybe cheetah. During the game drive to the hot springs of Kanangorok ostriches can be observed in the northern part of the park.

After visiting a Karamojong village you will drive to one of the oldest national parks of Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park. During game drives you will watch the abundant wildlife of this beautiful savannah park. See oribis, bush elephants, Ugandan kobs, lions and maybe leopard and spotted hyena. Many bird species can be seen, especially during the boat trip to the Murchison Falls. Some energy left? Hike to the top of the falls and enjoy a stunning view over the park. And don’t worry. Your driver/guide is waiting there for you with the car.
And last but not least visit the critically endangered white rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on your way back to Kampala. A trip you will never forget.

Price Includes

  • All park entrances
  • All activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accomodation
  • Driver/Guide
  • Meals

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Sunscreen
  • power bank
Itinerary

Day 1Kampala to Gulu

After breakfast, you will drive to Gulu town in Northern Uganda. On the way, you may decide to visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to track white rhinos or do it on your return journey. You will have an opportunity to cross river Nile and ofcoursekaluma falls before proceeding to Gulu town for overnight. We stop in Gulu town to break the would be long journey to Kidepo Valley National Park.

Drive time: 6-7 hours

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Boma Hotel Gulu

Day 2Gulu to Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast preferably very early in the morning, drive to Kidepo Valley National Park. On your way, you will enjoy some scenic views of the few hills that separate Acholi Land and Karamoja, you will not miss the great Manyatas on the way, cross some few seasonal rivers and arrive Kidepo Valley National Park in time for Lunch, relaxation and an evening game drive in Narus Valley.

Drive time: 3-4 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Ngamoru Wilderness Camp (Mid range) Apoka Rest Camp (Budge

Day 3Game Drive in Narus Valley

After a warm cup of tea/coffee, drive to Narus Valley for your morning game drive. Narus Valley is popular for mammals such as elephants, giraffes, buffaloes antelopes, zebras and birds. Being the only permanent water point, many animals come to Narus valley to drink water and feed. Its where you will find the largest buffalo herds than you can find anywhere on planet earth. Chances of spotting big cats hunting are very high as well. If lucky, you may spot the rare cheeters too. Return to the Lodge for lunch, relaxation and then return to Narus Valley for an evening game drive.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Ngamoru Wilderness Camp (Mid range) Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 4Game drive in the Narus Valley and visiting the Hot springs

After breakfast, drive to Narus valley to do an extra game drive to trace wildlife that you could have missed on the two game drives done earlier on. Kidepo valley National Park are the best and you wont be disappointed. The park has observation points with binoculars and it will be your pleasure to use one of them. Return to the Lodge for Lunch, short relaxation and then drive to Kidepo Valley to visit the hot springs, the Ugand-Sudan boarder and if lucky spot the giant Ostriches which are found in this place but have been seriously poached by Sudanese. There seasonal rivers on this side so if it is a rainy season, get ready to be interrupted for few hours. Return to the lodge for overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Ngamoru Wilderness Camp (Mid range) Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 5Kidepo Valley to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, you will drive from Kidepo Valley National Park to Murchison Falls National Park. You will enjoy an en route game drive through the northern section of the park popularly known as Para where you will have chances of spotting many mammals and if luck strikes, big cats hunting. Cross the ferry and overnight in the Park.

Drive time: 6-7 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Baker’s Lodge (Luxury), Murchison River Lodge (Mid Ranger) Red Chilli (Budget)

Day 6Morning game drive and a Boat cruise along the Victoria Nile

After breakfast, you will cross the ferry for an evening game drive in Paraa. Its at this time that most animals are feeding while predators are hunting. You will not miss out on spotting buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, hippos, antelopes and so much more. Depending on your luck of the day, you may spot large cats hunting as well. Return to the lodge for lunch followed by an afternoon boat cruise to the base of the might Victoria falls on River Nile. On this boat cruise, you will have an opportunity to spot many water birds that include crocodiles, hippos, water birds, and other land animals that come to drink water here. Return to the Lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Baker’s Lodge (Luxury), Murchison River Lodge (Mid Ranger) Red Chilli (Budget)

Day 7Murchison Falls to Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast, you will drive back to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight out of Uganda. You may passby the top of the falls to see the falls from the top or drive to Zziwa Sanctuary to track white Rhinos. Lunch en route and drive to Entebbe International Airport.

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