6 Days Kidepo and Murchison Wildlife Safari

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6 Days Kidepo and Murchison Wildlife Safari

Overview

This 6 Days  Kidepo and Murchison Wildlife Safari is designed to take you to Uganda’s classic parks that is Kidepo and Murchison falls National parks.

It will avail you of the best and unforgettable wildlife gem during your African safari which will include the big four that is lions, leopards, elephants and buffalos.

Kidepo valley will offer you the scenic beauty of the landscapes and also the only place to see Ostriches in Uganda. You will also witness the power of the River Nile as it squeezes itself in a narrow gorge of 7 meters.

Highlights

  • Drive Entebbe to  Kidepo Valley then Murchison Falls
  • African savanna wildlife game drive in Kidepo Valley
  • Murchison Falls Scenic Hike
  • Boat Safari on Victoria Nile to Murchison Falls
  • Sleep in classic safari camps


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Included in the price:

  • Airport transfers
  • Ground transport in a private 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation as described in the itinerary, based on a double room sharing
  • Meals as described in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Bottled mineral water in the car
  • Entrance and ranger fees for the national parks
  • Activities mentioned in the program
  • Boat Safari on the Nile in Murchison
  • VAT for upcountry hotel and lodge accommodations

Not included

  • International flight
  • Visa (USD $50)
  • Optional activities in Jinja
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Laundry service
  • Tips

ITINERARY


Arrival

You’ll be picked from the airport in Entebbe and transferred to your hotel lodge in Entebbe by your private  Kidepo and Murchison Wildlife Safari Safari guide. Accommodation before the trip is arranged at an extra cost.

Day 1: Transfer to Kidepo Valley (8-9 hours)

Early morning, we set off the Murchison & Kidepo Valley Wildlife Safari and head towards the northern Uganda border with South Sudan to Kidepo valley  National Park. Have lunch en-route.

Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge/ Acholi Lodge

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Note: For a supplement, you can opt to stay at Apoka Safari Lodge, a top-end safari lodge surrounded by grassy plains and abundant wildlife.

All ten privately situated cottages have an individual veranda and outdoor stone bathtub overlooking the valley. The main lodge offers a dining room, lounge with views on the nearby waterhole and a swimming pool.

DAY 2: Classic African Savanna Wildlife Game Drive in Kidepo

Early in the morning, you will explore the Narus River Valley by game drive or safari walk. Go in search of giraffes, ostriches, zebras, elephants and lions.

The park is also a birders paradise as it boasts a bird list with over 475 species. Optional Nature walks in the park or relaxation at the lodge.

Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge/ Acholi Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 3: Full day Karamojong Culture Experience

The Karamojong tribe is well known for its unique nomadic lifestyle and rich traditions of storytelling. You will learn more about their livelihood, social life and commercial lifestyle.

Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge/ Acholi Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

DAY 4: Kidepo Valley to Murchison Falls NP (6 – 7 hours)

You change the Murchison & Kidepo Valley Wildlife Safari route and head south to Murchison Falls National Park.

We will enter the park from the north and with a game drive continue south towards the famous river Nile. Look out for buffaloes, hartebeests, Uganda Kobs and elephants, while we pass the savannah, dotted with Borassus palm trees.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge/ Murchison River Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Note: For a supplement, you can opt to stay at Bakers Lodge, the lodge features raised safari tents only meters from the river’s edges, enabling you to enjoy a private and uninterrupted view of the Nile.

DAY 5: Africa Safari Game Drives & Boat Safari, Hike to Murchison Falls Top

After an early breakfast, we start the day with another game drive on the northern bank of the Nile. In the afternoon the safari will be continued with a boat cruise on the river Nile for game viewing at close quarters.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge/ Murchison River Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 6: Departure & End of Murchison & Kidepo Valley Wildlife Safari

After breakfast, we will transfer back to Kampala en-route lunch and on your way, you will participate in Rhino tracking at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Enriched with an experience of a lifetime and unforgettable memories you will say goodbye to the Pearl of Africa.

Depending on your flight schedule you can join our guide on a city tour and visit some interesting and historical sites.

In time you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport for your international flight.

End of  Kidepo and Murchison  Wildlife Safari

Terms and Conditions

* The rates are in US dollars and subject to change.

* Availability of accommodation, permits and activities is not guaranteed until confirmation by your contact person of Forever Africa Safaris. Permits are sold on ‘first come first serve’ basis.

* Should any of the included accommodations not be available, Forever Africa Safari reserves the right to substitute it with an alternative suitable accommodation, which might affect the final quoted price.

* The estimated travelling hours are based on the actual hours of driving. Stops for lunch and photos are not included.


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