This is an ultimate African safari into the wilderness of Kidepo Valley National Park (KVNP) and Murchison Falls National Park (MFNP), these are Uganda’s premier game viewing destinations. On this safari, you will have an encounter with Africa’s finest Game as you take part in Game drives, Nature walks, Launch cruise and hikes. Kidepo Valley N.P is home of 77 mammal species and 500bird species whereas Murchison Falls N.P hosts 76 species of mammals and over 451 bird species.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kitgum.
After an early breakfast at the overnight accommodation in Kampala, you will be met by your guide and then transfer Northwards of the country. En-route, you will break-off in Nakasongola and go to the wilds of Ziwa to track the white Rhinos on foot. After lunch, head to Kitgum and check-in at your accommodation where dinner and overnight will be. Meal Plan: Half Board, Overnight: At selected hotel
Day 2: Early transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park
Begin the day with an early breakfast at the accommodation, then checkout and transfer to the park where you will arrive in the afternoon hours and continue to the lodge, check-in for lunch. Take a late afternoon game drive along the Narus Valley where you will see Buffalos, Giraffes, Zebras, Elands, Oribis and Elephants, even the odd Jackal and Lions among others. Later return to the lodge where dinner and overnight will be. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At selected hotel
Day 3: Game Drive and nature walk/ Narus valley tour or hiking.
After an early breakfast leave the lodge with packed lunch boxes, depart on a morning game drive to the hot springs via the palm tree lined Kidepo River. Lookout for the Ostriches and Leopard tortoises along the way among other wildlife. After a lunch break, stretch your legs during a guided walk through the park and for adventure enthusiasts, you hike the pleasant Morungole ranges for a stunning view of the sunset below the Karamajong plains. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At selected hotel
Day 4: Depart to Murchison Falls National Park.
Take breakfast early enough at the lodge, checkout and embark on the drive from Kidepo to Murchison Falls. Enjoy a lovely drive through Acholi-land via Kitgum and Gulu. You will break-off en-route for lunch and later continue to the park arriving in the late afternoon or evening, check-in at the booked accommodation. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At selected hotel
Day 5: Launch Trip, Hike top of the falls and evening game viewing
Start with an early breakfast at the lodge, head to Paraa for a launch cruise of about 2 to 3 hours upstream along the Nile. You will be able to see the wildlife along the banks as you continue all the way to the bottom of the falls. [Options; you may decide to do a one-way trip and then set out of the boat to hike to the top of the falls or do a round trip and be driven to the top of the falls]. Here you will see and hear the Nile explode through a 7m gorge with roaring sounds. After lunch, go for a game drive on the northern bank in the evening to track the great game. Meal Plan: Full Board, Overnight: At selected hotel
Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Budongo and travel back to Kampala
Start with an early breakfast at the lodge, check-out and transfer southwards of the park to Budongo Forest Reserve where you will track Chimpanzees in Kaniyo Pabidi section on the nature walk through the reserve you will encounter other primates such as Olive Baboons, Blue Monkeys and birds including those endemic here. Continue to Masindi town where you will have lunch and drive back to Kampala or Entebbe for your flight.