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6 Days Wildlife Adventure At Kidepo And Murchison Falls National Park

This trip involves viewing one of the most unique cats (cheetah) as well as the most beautiful fall in Uganda (Murchison falls).

per adult from

$2,585

AUD

Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • All Airport Transfers
    • Accommodation and Lodging
    • Emergency Doctors (AMREF)
    • Domestic Flights
    • English Speaking Guide/Driver
    • Park Entrance Fees
    • Bottled Water and Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary)
    What's excluded :
    • International flights
    • Cigarettes and alcohol
    • Travel Insurance
    • Souvenirs
    • Personal expenses

  • Day 1: Kampala – Ziwa Rhino tracking – Gulu

    Stop At: Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary), Gulu Highway Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Nakitoma Uganda
    The trip starts from Kampala City or Entebbe with pick-up from the hotel at 7.00am. Travel northwards along the Kampala – Gulu highway to the Ziwa Rhino & Wildlife Sanctuary in Nakasongola for your first adventures. Situated about 2 hours’ drive from Kampala. There were plenty of Rhinos in Uganda but rampant poaching and civil wars of the 1970’s and early 1980’s lead to their extinction. The Sanctuary was established to breed Rhinos that later will be re-introduced back into Uganda’s National Parks where they once flourished. There is also other wildlife in Ziwa of which includes Oribi, Bushbucks, Uganda Kobs, Hippos and Monkeys and over 351 bird species. After rhino trekking, we continue the journey northwards, getting to Gulu in the evening.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Boma Hotel or Standard

    Day 2: Kitgum – Kidepo – Afternoon game drive

    Stop At: Kidepo Valley National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Northern Region
    After breakfast, we embark on the journey to Kidepo Valley National Park, where we arrive in the afternoon, check in at the lodge, have lunch and relax. Later, set out for an evening game drive in the unadulterated wilderness of Kidepo, visiting the Narus Valley located in the south of the park. This is the main game viewing area in the park mainly because of the permanent water source even during the long dry spells when the rest of the park dries out. A number of animals congregate in this area during the day to drink and cool off; Zebras, Elephants, Antelopes and large herds of Buffaloes are a common sight. Return in the evening for dinner and nightlife around the campfire.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp or Standard

    Day 3: Morning game drive – Afternoon community tour

    Stop At: Kidepo Valley National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Northern Region
    Go for a morning game drive in the park after an early breakfast. Enjoy the beautiful sunrise over the rugged horizon and savanna/acacia grasslands, observing plenty of animals when you drive through the two main biomes of Kidepo – from the savanna/acacia grasslands of the Narus Valley in the south, to the semi-arid short grass of Kidepo Valley in the north near the border with South Sudan. Kidepo is very popular for cats, such as the Cheetah, Stripped Hyena, Aardwolf, Bat-eared Fox, and Caracal, some of which cannot be found in any other park in Uganda. Other mesmerizing animals in this Park include Lions, Leopards, Zebra, Giraffe, Kob, Topi, Waterbuck, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Oribi, and Warthog. The Ostrich is one of the conspicuous birds here and which you cannot find in any other park in Uganda. Not to be missed is the famous sand river and the Kanangorok hot springs both found in the northern most part of the park.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Kidepo Valley National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Northern Region
    After lunch you will visit a local community of the IK people who are very similar to the famous Masai of Kenya. Learn about their traditions and cultures, unique housing and artistry (ornaments and crafts). You shall also be treated to a traditional dance presentation, before returning to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp or Standard

    Day 4: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

    Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Western Region
    Have early breakfast, check out of the lodge and set off for Murchison Falls National Park. Stopover in Kitgum or Gulu town for early lunch, arriving in Murchison in the late afternoon; relax for the rest day of the day at the lodge.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Fort Murchison Lodge or Standard

    Day 5: Game Drive – Afternoon boat safari – Murchison Falls hike

    Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Western Region
    Be up for an early snack/tea/coffee at 6.00am and set off for a morning game drive in the park to observe plenty of animals, birds and the Park’s wonderful scenery. Explore the vast grasslands in the northern area of the park where you will be exposed to a large volume and variety of game. Sightings here include Buffaloes, Lions, Uganda Kob, Giraffes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Oribi, Hyena, Leopard, Baboons, Patas Monkeys and more. Birds are in plenty with the beautiful Carmine Bee-eater and Abyssinian Ground Hornbill being conspicuous throughout the game drive. The game drive lasts 4 hours before returning to the lodge for breakfast and relaxation till lunch.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Western Region
    After lunch, transfer to Paraa for a Boat cruise on the Nile to the base of the Murchison Falls. On this 2 hours relaxing ride, you get to observe plenty of wild life along the Nile including Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, and other game that come to drink and cool off in the water. Water birds, including cormorants, kingfishers, herons, fish eagle, bee-eaters and more, are also abundant in the area. When the boat gets to the base of the spectacular Murchison Falls, disembark and do a 45 minutes hike on a trail from the bottom to the top of the falls. Enjoy the amazing views of one of the world’s strongest waterfall where the Nile squeezes through a tiny cleft of 7 meters between the rocks to explode into the whirlpool below, before the river continues on a calm course filled with plenty of wildlife as you may have observed during the boat trip. You will meet the driver at the top of the falls to transfer you back to the lodge.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Fort Murchison lodge or Standard

    Day 6: Murchison – Kampala

    Stop At: Kampala, Kampala, Central Region
    After breakfast, check out of the lodge and leave for Kampala, stopping over at the Kabalega Diners in Nakasongola for lunch. Drive to Entebbe Airport to catch your flight, or if time permits, you can have a tour of Kampala city in case your flight is scheduled another day. Tour ends.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Travelers can be picked up at the reception and any changes made about pick ups, the information will be given to the accommodation management or contact travelers directlyAirports
    • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • • Never act lost even if you are • Keep your money out of sight and Jewelry at the accommodation facility • Protect your Documents (make copies and keep them with your relative) • Photographic Equipment (Protect Camera and Binoculars) • Have and Protect your Mobile – Cell Phone
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by KENT SAFARI TOURS

Activity ID: V-278378P4

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