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5 DAYS KIDEPO VALLEY MURCHISON FALLS WILDLIFE SAFARI, the trip takes you to Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda’s most remote park, situated in the Karamoja region, in north-eastern Uganda. The park’s major attractions include; the Kidepo and Narus rivers, Mount Morungole, Kanangarok hot spring, the Narus and Kidepo valleys. The IK farmers, Karamojong, and Dodoth pastoralists are also part of the park’s attractions. And combine the similar experience with Murchison falls national, known for Murchison Falls, where the Victoria Nile River surges through a narrow gap over a massive drop. Park wildlife includes elephants and hippos, and there are chimpanzees in the Kaniyo Pabidi mahogany forest. The Lake Albert Delta is home to rare shoebill storks, the two parks major’s activities include:  Game drives, birding excursions, hikes, and nature walks, are some of the adventures to engage in while at the park.

Day 1:  Entebbe/Kampala – Kidepo valley national Park.

Your wildlife safaris start with a pick up very early morning (6:00 am) at your Hotel or Residence in Kampala or Entebbe, ready to have a long drive to Kidepo Valley Park, the country national park that has been named the 3rd best national park in Africa; this national park is a must-visit for any traveller to Uganda. The drive takes you via Gulu, Kitgum and later in the evening check-in at your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Distance:  571km (about 10 hours)

Medium range accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge (FB)

High range accommodation: Apoka safari lodge (FB)

Day 2: Kidepo valley national park

Today, after your breakfast, take a morning game drive along Narus valley; be ready to encounter some of the wildlife during your adventure game drive like   Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, Elands, Orbis, elephants and if lucky lion and leopard .  after lunch, proceed to the Hot springs via palm trees lined along Kidepo river, famous for Ostriches and Leopard, Tortoises and along the back, you can make a small walk to stretch your legs and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Medium range accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge (FB)

High range accommodation: Apoka safari lodge (FB)

Day 3: Kidepo Valley – Murchison Falls national park

After your early morning breakfast, have another scenery drive to Murchison falls national park Uganda’s largest park, while in Murchison Falls Park enjoy the beautiful Savannah vegetation of Acholi long land as we reach the park. This is where the Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos and crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. The vegetation is characterized by savannah, riverine forest and woodland. Wildlife includes lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, chimpanzees, and many bird species.

Distance:  440km (about 8 hours)

Medium range accommodation: Pakuba safari lodge / Fort Murchison lodge (FB)

High range accommodation: Paraa safari lodge / Bakers lodge (FB

Day 4: Murchison Falls National Park- Game drive and waterfall.

Today, experience the morning game drive in this savannah national park and expect some of the animals like elephants, buffalos, giraffes, waterbucks, oribis, bushbucks, among others if lucky lions, spotted hyenas and leopards. In the afternoon, take a 3 hours boat cruise on Victoria Nile to the base of the Murchison Falls. Expect to encounter some of the animals like hippos, crocodiles, variety of waterbird species.

Medium range accommodation: Pakuba Lodge / Fort Murchison (FB)

High range accommodation: Paraa safari/ Backer’s lodge (FB)

Day 5: Murchison falls– Top of the falls and Rhino Trekking.

After breakfast, have a drive to the top of the falls to have a close view at the Murchison falls, where the Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river, which is just 7 meters or 23 feet wide, and topples to 43 meters or 141 feet below with a thunderous roar forming a residual water stray that forms a beautiful rainbow; the view is very breathtaking! From here it then continues its westward into the stunning Lake Albert.

Afterwards, proceed to Masindi or Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for lunch before Going for Rhino trekking and then drive back to Kampala city dropping you off at your Hotel or Airport if you have a flight on the same day.

Distance:  355 km (about 06 hours)

Note: Kidepo Valley National Park can also be reached by taking a scheduled flight that leaves Entebbe every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.


Transport in a 4wd Land cruiser with modified roof excellent for game viewing.

English speaking guide

Accommodation as listed in the program

Meals according to the program

Park entrance fees to the national parks, all mentioned activities: cultural tour in Kidepo, visit the Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino, ferry crossing, game drive, boat cruise to the bottom of the Murchison falls.


International airfares

Entry visa Uganda 50 USD

Meals that are not part of your accommodation.

Personal (medical/travel) insurance

Tips and gratitude to rangers, driver/guide, porter, and hotel staff, etc.

All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional, optional activities, souvenirs, etc

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