8 DAYS MT ELGON NATIONAL PARK, KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK AND MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK



Destination:



Uganda has a lot to offer when it comes to nature, vegetation, wildlife and favorable weather. This tour will let you witness and experience all these amazing adventures. From the rich MT Elgon slopes to the untouched wilderness of Kidepo valley and the glorious Murchison falls in western Uganda. Let’s discover Uganda’s wildlife nature and friendly people.

Includes;

• Sezibwa falls

• Source of the Nile

• MT. Elgon national park

• Sipi falls

• Kidepo valley national park

• Murchison falls national park

• Zziwa rhino sanctuary




Detailed Itinerary for 8 DAYS MT ELGON NATIONAL PARK, KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK AND MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK


Day 1: DRIVE TO MBALE VIA JINJA

After breakfast in the morning, our driver/ guide will pick you from your residence or hotel and head towards the eastern part of Uganda{mbale} via jinja for our 8 days’ safari across Uganda. You will have a stopover at sezibwa falls one of Uganda’s cultural treasures. The site offers a beautiful view of water falls marked with sharp edged rocks creating a soothing sound of water flowing.

We continue to the source of the Nile which marks the starting point for the longest river in Africa and enjoy a boat cruise across the Nile proceed to jinja town for lunch there after head to mbale town enjoying the peace and beauty of green fields or rice and banana plantations. Check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight

Accommodation options:

Budget: Mbale travellers inn

Mid-range: Kayengi hotel

Luxury: mount Elgon hotel



Day 2: MT. ELGON NATIONAL PARK/SIPI FALLS

On this day you have a variety of activities to choose from like hiking to Sipi water falls, nature walks, birding, rock climbing, sport fishing, mountain biking or cultural encounters where you will find out your coffee comes from the Bagisu farmers have a reputation of producing some of the finest washed Arabica in Kenya and Uganda. Picnic lunch will be severed in the wilderness.in the evening head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:

Budget: Mbale travellers inn

Mid-range: Kayengi hotel

Luxury: mount Elgon hotel



Day 3: KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK & MEETING WITH KARAMAJONG PEOPLE

After breakfast, we set off for kidepo valley national park wilderness park dry, hot and isolated yet spectacular and virgin waiting to be discovered. Enjoy the isolated wilderness dominated by the 2,750m Mount Morungole.

 On arrival before entering the park we have a cultural encounter with the Karamojong people at Karenna and kidepo and learn about their lifestyles, cultures, dressing style, dancing and tools used. Proceed to the park while enjoying an evening game drive into the park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Apoka safari lodge



Day 4: FULL DAY EXPLORING THE PARK, MORNING AND EVENING GAME DRIVE

After breakfast the morning game drives takes us towards Natabba gate area for the cheetahs, ostriches and other lower grassland mammals. The landscape through kidepo is studded with small hills and rocky outcrops and the Narus valley has a permanent water source and for much of the year the parks wildlife congregates here. After head back to the lodge for lunch and later go for an evening game drive across the Narus river for animals like lions, elephants, buffaloes, Jackson’s hartebeests among others. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Accommodation: Apoka safari lodge



Day 5: DRIVE TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

After an early breakfast head to Murchison falls national park via Kitgum with a stopover in Gulu town for lunch Enroute. We arrive in Murchison falls national park late in the afternoon check in, unwind and loosen up after the long journey and relax at the lodge. Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:

Budget: Red chili rest camp

Mid-range: Bakers lodge

Luxury: Chobe safari lodge/Paraa safari lodge



Day 6: GAME DRIVE & BOAT LAUNCH TRIP

Early morning after breakfast we set off for a game drive in the park. On the broad savannah you will search for Big cats, elephants, buffalos among others we continue browsing through the Buligi peninsula which is the prime game viewing area all the way through to the delta point where the Nile flows north out of lake Albert. After head back to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for a boat launch trip to the bottom of the falls. Along the way this is the best time to view water mammals as well as land mammals like hippos, Nile crocodiles and a variety of bird species. After head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:

Budget: Red chili rest camp

Mid-range: Bakers lodge

Luxury: Chobe safari lodge/Paraa safari lodge



Day 7: MORNING GAME DRIVE & TRANSFER TO ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY

After early breakfast, head out for another game drive just to have another look at the wild animals and possibly get to see what you missed the day before the Big five, elephants and a vast number of birds and trees like the sausage tree which animals enjoy quite a lot, after check out and head to Ziwa rhino sanctuary where you can be able to see rhinos in their natural habitat. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Amuka lodge



Day 8: RHINO TRACKING & TRANSFER TO KAMPALA

After morning breakfast, you will go for an on foot rhino tracking. Look out for white rhinos you will get an opportunity to track these endangered magnificent huge creatures in their natural habitat. After that head back to the lodge and prepare for the long journey back to Kampala going back with fond memories of this amazing tour.

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PRICE: The price depends on the number of people and the accommodation used. Please send us an inquiry and will surely quote for you the best price to suite your safari.

INCLUDED: accommodation, meals, 4*4 safari car, guide, park entries, activities mentioned in the car, bottled water.

EXCLUDED: international flights or any others flights not mentioned in the itinerary, visas, travel insurance, gratuities and any other personal expenses




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