This 6 Days Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari cover a wide range of savanna grasslands in two of Uganda’s national parks which are Kidepo valley and Murchison falls National parks, this 6 days Uganda wildlife safari is remarkably a game-viewing wildlife safari where you encounter animals like Cape Buffalos, herds of Elephants, lions, cheetahs, and antelopes, on your last day you will visit Ziwa rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking activity.

Game drive in kidepo wilderness

Wildlife Safari Highlights

Detailed 6 Days Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

Travel from Kampala to Kidepo Valley National Park via Gulu highway.

On this day, after your early morning breakfast, you will be met with a Jomert Gorilla Safaris guide for the briefing and then embark on the long drive journey to northern Uganda, we shall have a stopover along the way at Kabalega dinners for lunch. From there proceed to Gulu town where we shall spend the overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Boma Hotel Gulu.

After your breakfast, you start your 4hrs drive to Kidepo valley national park; you will go through the remote countryside and the scenic landscapes, upon arrival at the park you will check in at the hotel for some relaxation and lunch. From there drive through the Kidepo towards the Narus Valley in the south in search of the wildlife species such as the Cheetah, Striped Hyena, Bat-eared Fox, Caracal, Lions, Leopards, Zebra, Giraffe, Kob, Topi, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Oribi, and Warthog. From there drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation: Kidepo savanna lodge.

On this day very early in the morning, we shall go for another Kidepo experience. Your guide will lead you to another game drive towards Kanangorok hot springs; on this, you see a lot of animals and birds together with the ostriches. Retire back to the lodge for the lunch. After lunch, you will head to the local community of the Karamajong tribe. Enjoy the traditional performance, visit the kraals, learn about their lifestyle, and visit their craft shops.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation: Kidepo Savanna lodge

After your early breakfast, check out and start your journey to Murchison Falls National Park. We shall have a stopover in Kitgum or Gulu town for lunch. Arrive in Murchison in the late afternoon and check in at the lodge and relax for the rest of the night.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Diner

Accommodation: Fort Murchison Lodge.

On this day after early morning breakfast at the lodge, kick start your adventure on the morning game drive on the Northern bank of the park, and this will enable us with sightings of Lions, cape buffalos, waterbucks, leopards, Jackson’s hartebeest, Rothschild’s giraffe, oribi, and olive baboons are some of the animals to expect. By around noon retire for the lunch break and some relaxation.

After lunch, your safari guide will pick you up and embark on a three-hour private launch cruise on the Nile, this boat cruise offers an adventurous view of the Murchison falls from the bottom angle. Animals like Hippos, Nile crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen along the river banks. Hike up to the top of the falls as you enjoy the scenic Murchison falls as the river squeezes its way through a narrow gorge of 7m in the rocks and tabors 43m below speeding westwards into Lake Albert.

Dinner and Overnight at the lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation: Parkside Safari Lodge Or Sambiya River Lodge

After breakfast, check-in and embark on your journey towards Kampala, with a stopover at the Kabarega Diners for lunch. From there along the way back to Kampala we shall have a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a 1-hour rhino-tracking adventure. You will be led by a ranger guide on the walk-in search for black and white rhinos. The Rhino tracking accomplishes the search for the big five members such as Buffalo, Elephant, Lion, and Leopard seen at the Kidepo and Murchison Falls safaris.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of 6 Days Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

Safari Inclusions

  • Park fees (For non-residents),
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade),
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional),
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section).

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights (From/to home).
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day).
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed increases in taxes and/or park fees.
 

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