Come for a 5 days Kidepo safari to the untouched wilderness of Kidepo Valley National Park. This remote park in the north of Uganda is something out of the ordinary and the only one in Uganda where you can see both zebras and giraffes in the same place. During this 5 days Kidepo Valley NP safari you’ll see animals of the savanna as well as meet the fascinating Karamojong people. On the way back you make a stop at Ziwa rhino sanctuary to trek rhinos.
Day by day itinerary for our 5 days Kidepo safari:
DAY 1: TRANSFER TO KITUGUM VIA LIRA/ VIA SOROTI OR GULU S WE START OUR 5 DAYS KIDEPO VALLEY SAFARI
Be picked up by your guide in the morning and start your 5 days Kidepo safari . Be prepared for a long day in the car, but with a lot to see as you enjoy the Ugandan landscape passing by the windows during this day of transfer.
Overnight Boma hotel Kitgum
DAY 2: TRANSFER TO KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast drive northwards through Lira in a landscape of vast plains and semi-arid savannah framed by jagged mountains and wooded hills. Kidepo is one of the wildest and most spectacular reserves in Africa, which you will discover during this 5 days Kidepo safari. The landscape throughout the park is studded with small hills, rocky outcrops and inselbergs from which one can obtain stunning views in all directions enjoy panoramic views of the Narus River Valley and photographic opportunities of wildlife from all corners. Enjoy an evening game drive along the Narus River Valley for game Viewing and photography of Elephants, herds of Buffaloes, Jackals, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Klipspringer and possibly Lions.
Overnight at Apoka hostel bandas
DAY 3: AT KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
After an early breakfast we continue our 5 days Kidepo safari by going for a morning game drive to Kanangorok hot spring. A variety of animals can be seen roaming around including Ostrich. In the afternoon have a cultural experience that will bring into contact with Karamojong peoples at Karenna and Kapedo. Meet the local elders and have an opportunity to interact with them. They will show you the kraals, the grinding stones and many more interesting items.
Overnight at Apoka hostel bandas
DAY 4: TRANSFER BACK THROUGH GULU
In the morning we drive out of the park as we hopefully spot some last animals. Travel through the remotest zones of Uganda, seeing the villages and thatched houses passing by the window. Spend the night in the town of Gulu.
Overnight in the Churchill hotel
DAY 5: TRANSFER TO KAMPALA VIA RHINO SANCTUARY
You leave Gulu, Uganda’s second biggest town, after breakfast. Along the way to Kampala take a light break at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to trek rhinos being reintroduced to Uganda. Before Kampala your guide will point out to the Popular Luwero triangle and continue through to the City as he drops you at your hotel at the end of your 5 days Kidepo safari.
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Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way.
Excluded: International flights, visas, drinks, tips and personal expenses.
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Explore the less visited northern parts of Uganda taking the estern route up passing by Sipi Falls and the Sebei tribe. Continue up through the land of the Karamojong people to the untouched wilderness of Kidepo Valley NP for exciting game-drives. Travel southwards to Murchison Falls NP for a boat-cruise on the Nile and finish off with a visit to Ziwa rhino sanctuary.
Start off by driving up to the north of Uganda to experience Kidepo Valley National Park with its untouched wilderness. From there start the journey to the south with highlights of boat-cruise, game-drives and chimps trekking on the way, as well as changing nature and friendly people. In the south you will meet the gentle giants of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the Mountain Gorillas.
Get a full Uganda experience during this safari. Go rafting on the Nile, visit scenic Sipi Falls, the untouched wilderness of Kidepo Valley NP, see giraffes in Murchison Falls NP, take a hike in the Rwenzori mountains, go chimps trekking, search for tree-climbing lions in Ishasha, have the highlight of Gorilla trekking, relax by Lake Bunyonyi, see zebras in Lake Mburo NP and finish of with a search for the prehistoric looking great shoebill stork.
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