6 Day Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls Safari
The Best 6 Day Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls Safari that combines all the Best Uganda’s Game Parks and wilderness safaris where we do ultimate game drives and chimpanzee trekking with rhino safaris visiting Kidepo Valley National Park and Murchison Falls National Park
Day 1: Drive to Kidepo Valley National Park
After early morning breakfast, set off for a 13 hour journey to kidepo passing through mabira forest, the white nile, the home of mountain elgon, tororo and later in the evening arrive at the beautiful park where you will not only see a large number of animals but also have an 80% chance of seeing all the animals in the park. A lunch stop will be made at mbale as you overlook the beautifully solid standing mountain elgon enroute to the park where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 2: Safari Game Drives in Kidepo Park
After morning breakfast, set out to explore the only park with Uganda with not only cheetahs but where you have an 80% chance of seeing wild cats. In this game drive you will see many giraffes, lions, elephants, Buffalos, zebras, kobs, bushbucks and primates like baboons and monkeys.
After lunch, you will relax as you enjoy beautiful views from your hotel and after set off for an evening game drive to kabale rock, one of the most famous rocks in the park. Here you will have a physical encounter with the wild cats like, cheetahs and lions as they will be coming out to start their day.
Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Karamojong Visit.
After morning breakfast, set out to explore the only park in Uganda with not only cheetahs but where you have an 80% chance of seeing wild cats. In this game drive you will see many giraffes, lions, elephants, Buffalos, zebras, kobs, bushbucks and primates like baboons and monkeys. Later in the Evening we visit the Karamojong local communities.
Day 4: Transfer to Murchison Falls Park
Have early morning breakfast and set off for murchison falls national Park. Enjoy beautiful scenery as you pass through villages, seeing plains and karamojong homesteads, meeting the karamojong people along the way, Kraals and farms. Stop at gulu for lunch and proceed to Murchison falls national park passing through pakwach where you will have an enroute game drive and dinner in your hotel of choice.
Day 5: Activities in Murchison Falls
Do an early morning game drive of 4-5 hours to catch up with the nocturnal animals like lions and leopards before they retire for the day. You will not only see part of the big five like elephants, Buffalos, lions, leopards but also the herbivorous wild like giraffes, warthogs, antelopes, bushbucks not forgetting birds like the African darters, Goliath herons, yellow-billed Stork and shoebill among others.
After that return for early lunch and later on proceed for a 3-4 hour boat cruise along the nile on a stretch upstream from paraa to the bottom of the falls. Along the way, you will encounter a couple of animals ranging from crocodiles and hippos to water snakes.
You are Supposed to Hike up to the top of Murchison Falls. Expect to be fit for the trek. This journey will be filled with beautiful scenery that will leave you not only mesmerized but lens excited. And because of that keep your cameras stand by to capture all the beautiful moments.
Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking and Return to Kampala
After an early morning breakfast, set off to budongo forest where you will be briefed and embark on a 3-4 hour chimp tracking experience. In the forest you will not only encounter a number of unique tree species but also birds, primates and reptiles. You will spend an hour with the chimps and later retire for lunch. Drive to Ziwa rhino sanctuary to Spend 2-3 hours in the rhino sanctuary and continue to Kampala / drop off point