8 Days Kidepo- Murchison falls Wildlife Safaris
8 Days Kidepo- Murchison falls wildlife safaris. This wildlife adventure safari takes you to the remote wilderness and rugged Kidepo valley. Kidepo valley is the 3rd best wilderness park in Africa and home of the big five. A cultural visit to the karamanjong manyattas is an experience not to be missed.
Murchison falls national park is the largest conservation area with the mighty Murchison falls at the center. The park is gifted with abundant wildlife. Therefore a combination of these two parks gives a visitor an opportunity to view wildlife in its natural habitat. Chimpanzee tracking and rhino tracking can be included to spice up this safari.
Highlights for 8 Days Kidepo- Murchison falls Wildlife Safaris
- Game Drives
- Karamajong Cultural Tour
- Boat Cruise at the Bottom of the Falls
- Top of the Falls
- Nature Walks
Detailed Itinerary 8 Days Kidepo- Murchison falls Wildlife Safaris
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe Airport.
Upon your arrival at Entebbe airport you will be met by our safari guide from Twende Expeditions who will then brief you about the 8 Days Kidepo valley-Murchison falls wildlife Safaris. Then transfer you to your lodge for overnight.(B.B)
Day 2: Fly from Entebbe to Kidepo valley.
After break fast our guide will pick you at your lodge and transfer you to Entebbe airport in time to catch your flight to Kidepo valley national park. The flight will take about 2hours 30minutes. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative from Apoka safari lodge. He will brief you again about the 8 Days Kidepo- Murchison falls wildlife Safaris. Then drive you to the lodge, check in, have lunch. In the evening you will go for a game drive to see elephants,lions,cheetah,buffaloes and zebras. Then return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Full day Kidepo valley national park.
Morning and evening game drive in the park with chances to see lions, cheetahs,elephants,zebras,buffaloes,hyenas and a variety of bird species like ostriches. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Morning game drive and Karamojong cultural tour
After breakfast you will head out to the park for a morning game drive. Then in the evening you will tour the Karamojong manyattas in order to learn about their way of living. Some other traditions are like tasting their locally prepared traditional dishes, interacting with the locals as well as listening to tales of their folklore. It will be a very interesting and enjoyable evening. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Transfer to Gulu
After breakfast you will check out of the lodge and drive to Gulu. You will check in you lodge for lunch. Relax after lunch. Dinner and overnight at Bomah hotel.
Day 6: Transfer to Murchison falls
After breakfast you will transfer to Murchison falls national park with lunch en route. Check in your lodge. Then later go for an evening game drive expect to see elephants, giraffes, buffaloes. Thereafter return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Game and Boat cruise
After break fast you will head out for an early morning game drive to spot a number of animals such as giraffes, lions, buffaloes, antelopes and hyenas. Then in the evening you will enjoy a 2 hours boat cruise upstream to the bottom of the Murchison falls. This will offer you a closer view of the mighty waterfall on River Nile. Expect to see schools of hippos and Nile crocodiles as well as elephants, buffaloes, water bucks at the shores . The river bank has a variety bird species including the rare shoe bill stork. Then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.(B.L.D)
Finally after break fast you will drive to Budongo forest to track chimpanzees at an extra $95 per person. Then stopover to track rhinos at Ziwa rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola district on your way to Kampala; at an extra $50 per person. Then drive to Entebbe in time to catch your flight back home.
End of 8 Days Kidepo- Murchison falls Wildlife Safaris.