This 6 Days Kidepo and Murchison falls 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, hiking top of the falls 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 kilometres 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, cheetahs, 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 perse game viewing and the glamorous Murchison Falls from which the park gets its name. 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.
Murchison Falls National Park is the only game park in Uganda which has all the big five that include the lions, buffaloes, rhinos, leopards and elephants. Other animals in the park include giraffes, hyenas, antelopes, warthogs, and chimpanzees, baboons, monkeys 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.
Arrival Day at Entebbe International Airport – You will be met by our driver / guide from African adventure Travellers 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 Kidepo and Murchison tour the following morning.
Itinerary for your 6 Days Road Safari to Kidepo & Murchison Falls Parks.
Day 1: Kampala – Kitgum
After your morning breakfast, we set off from Kampala / Hotel and we head North towards Kitgum town which is about 452 kilometres. 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 Boma Hotel for our night.
Day 2: Kitgum Town – Kidepo Valley National Park
After the early morning breakfast, we set off for a 2-3 hour drive to Kidepo Valley National Park through, kakwanga, loitanit villages and finally enter the park. We relax by our Lodge / UWA Bandas, lunch and we arrange for an evening fully parked game drive.
Return in the evening for an overnight in Apoka Lodge/UWA Bandas
Day 3: Full Day in Kidepo Valley National Park
After our breakfast, we embark on our game drive, return for lunch and again return to the game trails for the afternoon Game safari
Dinner and Overnight at UWA Bandas or Apoka Lodge
Day 4: Travel day to Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast, we drive through Kitgum town, Gulu town for lunch and continue through Karuma checking into Murchison fallslater on driving through the game trails for yet more big chances of the game.
Check into Paraa safari Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 5: Game drive and Boat ride on the Victoria Nile
Early morning breakfast and continue for a 4 hours game drive in Murchison falls National Park. It is another great morning yet to get only a few meters away from the Antelopes, Giraffes, and Jacksons heartbeasts, Warthogs, Jackals, Elephants, Lions and the Hippos at the Hippo Pool for breakfast.
Return at around 11:00 am and continue to our lodge for freshening up and lunch.
At exactly 2:00 pm, we get onto a boat and start a 3 hours ride on the Victoria Nile with sightings of the great Nile Crocodiles, Buffaloes, Hippos, and lots of birds, you will be shown the crash point of Ernest Hemingway.
Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge
Day 6: Travel day back to Kampala / Entebbe Airport
Early morning game drive, cross the ferry, visit the top of the falls, rhino tracking at the sanctuary and drive back to Kampala.
End of 6 days kidepo and murchison falls safari
6 Days Queen Elizabeth & Murchison falls
6 Days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls tour / wildlife safari chances you to a great wildlife like elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, warthogs, leopards, antelopes, rhinos, topis and many more species, memorable Nile boat and Kazinga channel boat rides combined with Ishasha region for a chance to see the tree climbing lions.
Programme for the 6 Days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls tour
• 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
• Round-trip airport transfer
• Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
• Drinking water (On all days)
• 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.)
• Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees