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Tour Description

Kidepo National Park and Murchison falls 6 days tour takes you to the Northern section of Uganda with great wildlife in Kidepo to see the cheetahs, rock lions, great savannah overlooking south Sudan and Kenya. Visit Murchison falls for a great Nile boat ride and open grasslands and wooden savannahs.

Kidepo Valley National Park is Located in the North Eastern part of Uganda on the Boarder of Uganda and Sudan. The park measures a distance of 1,442 square kilometers and boasts of a great number of animal species than any other park in Uganda. The park’s Game viewing is far the best with lots of game like the bush duikers, leopards, cheatahs, striped hyenas, lesser kudus, buffaloes, jackals, lots of antelopes, bush babies and lots more Game.

Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest game park famous for its purse game viewing and the glamorous Murchison Falls from which the park gets its name.

Murchison Falls National Park is the only game park in Uganda which has all the big five that include the lion, buffalo, rhino, leopard and elephant. Other animals in the park include giraffes, buffalos, antelopes, warthogs, and chimpanzees among others. The park is habitat to several bird species namely the rare shoebill stock, white thighed hornbill, ducks, kingfisher, fish eagles, herons and the yellow footed fly-catcher.

Murchison Falls National Park has become one of the must-visit destinations for tourists in Uganda. This is due to the variety of safari activities that the park presents such as game viewing, chimpanzee tracking, sport fishing, boat cruises, and birding among others

Arrival Day at Entebbe International Airport. You will be met by our driver/guide and you will be taken to an already reserved Hotel. Depending on the arrival time of your flight, you may decide to rest for a day after the long flight, or start your 6 days tour of Uganda the following morning.

Tour highlights

  • Day 1: Kampala – Kitgum
  • Day 2: Kitgum Town – Kidepo Valley National Park
  • Day 3: Full Day in Kidepo Valley National Park
  • Day 4: Travel day to Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Day 5: Game drive and Boat ride on the Victoria Nile.
  • Day 6: Transfer back to Kampala
Price includes

  • Meals
  • Launch cruises
  • Accommodation
  • Game drives
  • 1 liter of bottled water per day per person
  • Ground transportation
  • Entry fees
  • 24 hour service from us
  • All that is mentioned in the itinerary

Price excludes

  • Air fares to and from Uganda
  • visas to Uganda
  • Yellow fever vaccination

After breakfast, we set off from Kampala/Hotel and we head North towards Kitgum town which is about 452km. The journey takes us through the busy traffic jammed streets of Kampala City through Luwero Triangle which was badly affected during the 1980’s Ugandan Civil War. We stop over in Luwero town for a couple of fruits and continue through Nakasongola District a large Densely populated area with open savannah grasslands. Lunch in Gulu and we continue to Kitgum where we check in Bomah Hotel for our night.

Early morning breakfast, we set off for a 2-3 hr drive to Kidepo Valley National Park through, kakwanga, loitanit villages and finally enter the park. We relax by our Lodge/UWA Bandas, lunch and relax at the lodge for the rest of the day.
Return in the evening for an overnight in UWA Bandas

After our breakfast, we embark on our Game drive, return for lunch and again return to the game trails for the afternoon Game safari. Expect to see animals like Lions in abundance-especially during the dry season of the year (even some tree climbing ones) Elephant and Buffalo herds roaming, Giraffe, leopards, cheetahs, wild dogs, ostriches-pangolins, the bat eared fox, striped hyena, aardwolf, caracal, and hunting dog, antelopes such as eland, bush buck, bush duskier, defassa water buck, bohor reed buck, jackson’s hartebeest and oribi among others.

Dinner and Overnight at UWA Bandas

After breakfast, we drive through Kitgum, Gulu towns for lunch and continue through Karuma checking into Murchison falls later on driving through the Game trails for yet more big chances of the game.

Check into Fort Murchison lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

Early morning breakfast and continue for a 4hr Game drive in Murchison falls National Park. It is another great morning yet to get only a few meters away from the Giraffes, jacksons heart beasts, Warthogs, Jackals, Elephants, Lions and the Hippo Pool for breakfast.
Return at 11am and continue to our lodge for freshening up and lunch.

At 2pm, we get onto a boat and start a 3hr ride on the Victoria Nile with sightings of the great Nile Crocodiles, Buffalos, Hippos, and lots of birds, you will be shown the crash point of Ernest Hemingway.

After breakfast we shall drive back to Kampala. We shall have lunch at a selected restaurant by the guide and then continue to Kampala to our accommodation (Ndere centre) for refreshment and dinner before our flight back home.

After we shall drive to Entebbe to the Airport for our flight back home carrying memories of Uganda.

“We dont tell you where to go, you tell us. ”