Northern Uganda Adventure
- Entebbe - Kampala
- Kampala- Kitgum
- Kitgum – Kidepo Valley National Park
- Narus Valley
ENTEBBE - KAMPALA
Arrival at Entebbe International Airport. You will be picked by our staff and taken to your hotel in Kampala.
Low/ medium budget- Namirembe Guest House, Kampala Kolping Hotel
Luxury- Emin Pasha Hotel, Lake Victoria Serena Hotel
KAMPALA - KITGUM
After breakfast, you will start off your journey early morning and drive northwest through the famous battle zone of the Luwero Triangle. Have a stop at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. Following extinction of Uganda’s rhinos in the early 1980s during the period of civil unrest and heavy poaching, a sanctuary has now been established to breed black and white rhinos, and restore rhino populations in Uganda’s protected areas in a later stage. You will then continue to Kitgum where you will spend the night.
Medium budget: Fugly's Hotel
Luxury: Boma Hotel
KITGUM - KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
Early in the morning you will drive to Kidepo Valley National Park. Kidepo Valley, though the remotest National Park in Uganda, is rated among Africa’s finest wildernesses and is indeed a sight to reckon. Located at the far Northern border with Sudan, Kidepo Valley National Park in addition to its wildlife, boasts of East Africa’s rarest and most sought after birds.
Although the distance to Kidepo Valley National Park is long and the road network is poor, if you are a lover of nature you will definitely be blown away by the stunning scenery along the way and you will also have a chance to meet the local communities of the Acholi and Karimajong and have a glimpse of their culture.
Medium/ Budget- Apoka Rest Camp
Luxury- Apoka Safari Lodge
Take a game drive along the Narus Valley. Keep your eyes peeled for buffalo, giraffes, zebras, elands, oribis and elephants – and even the odd jackal. Your guide may even be able to locate lions, sunbathing atop rocks. Retire for the night thereafter.
GAME DRIVE TO HOT SPRINGS AND NATURE WALK / NARUS VALLEY TOUR
Depart on a morning game drive to the hot springs via the palm tree lined Kidepo River. Search for ostriches and leopard tortoises along the way. After lunch, visit the Lorokul Cultural Group and explore the fascinating, ancient culture of the Karamojong. Visit traditional homesteads, sample local dishes and hear stories of the folklore of this remote tribe. Retire for the night
KIDEPO VALLEY - MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Depart Kidepo and drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Once there, you can have an afternoon boat ride before retiring for the night.
Medium budget: Pakuba Lodge
Luxury: Paraa Lodge/ Chobe Safari Lodge
MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, go for a morning game drive which will take you through different habitats. On the drive you may see different animals which include giraffes, Elephants, Bushbucks, Lions, Jackals, Hartebeests and a variety of birdlife. Take a drive to the top of the falls. From the different viewpoints you will be able to see the refreshing spray as the second world’s longest river, the Mighty Nile thunders through different rapids from a 7-metre gap to fall over 40 meters below.
Return to the lodge for lunch and later proceed to the river for a launch trip from where a number of animals can be seen. These include schools of Hippos, crocodiles, water birds, sometimes elephants, among others. Many birds can also be seen at the banks of the river. These include goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelican bee-eaters, kingfishers, Hornbills, cormorants and the rare shoebill stork.
Evening game-drive before you retire for the night.
MURCHISON FALLS CONSDERVATION AREA
rAfter breakfast you will enter the tropical rain forest of Budongo for a guided nature walk. From the forest, there are a number of chimpanzees as well as other primates. Have lunch and relax as you regain energy for another superb evening; a game drive on the Northern banks of the Nile from where you will be able to spot elephants, lions, Rothschild’s giraffes, cape buffalos, waterbucks, oribi, bushbucks, spotted hyenas, hartebeests and at times leopards and lions. You will then retire for the night.
MURCHISON FALLS - KAMPALA
rAfter breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala and either spend a night there or catch your flight back.
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