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This 6-day Kidepo and Murchison safari takes you through rugged and semi-arid terrain with a rewarding experience of beautiful landscapes, and wildlife, you will enjoy wildlife game drives, community visits, and a walk to sipi falls and coffee experience in eastern Uganda.

Price Includes

  • 5 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees
Itinerary

Day 1Drive to Kapchorwa- Sipi Falls and Coffee Tour

Drive to Kapchorwa and proceed to Sipi Falls; Proceed to the lodge and in the afternoon, go for the trek through the Sipi Falls. The falls are characterized by 3 spectacular falls along the river Sipi. The region is predominantly panoramic with the view of the unique Karamoja valley. Along this walk, you will have a chance to have a coffee tour where you will learn about coffee and personally experience the processes of coffee growth, drying, and processing locally. The Sipi Falls area, found at the base of Mount Elgon is particularly famous for Bugisu Arabica Coffee produced and grown by the local farmers. Bugisu Arabica only grows at an altitude of between 1,600 and 1,900 meters; it is the main cash crop in the area and genuinely one of the finest coffee in the world. Later return for dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 2Drive to Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast start the drive to Kidepo Valley National Park. The Park lies in the rugged, semi-arid valleys between Uganda’s borders with Sudan and Kenya, some 700km from Kampala. Gazetted as a national park in 1962, it has a profusion of big game and hosts over 77 mammal species as well as around 475 bird species. Kidepo is Uganda’s most isolated national park is also the most magnificent, for Kidepo ranks among Africa’s finest wildernesses.

Day 3Nature walk, game drive and community visit

You will have a morning nature walk in the park thereafter have a midmorning game drive where you will have a chance to see elephants, zebras, giraffes, huge herds of buffalo, warthogs, duikers, Jackson’s Hartebeest, lions, leopards, cheetahs, and hundreds of bird species, other animals that may be seen roaming around include Jackal Roan, Antelope, Waterbuck, Eland, Oribi, Klipspringer, and Lions. The park also boasts of being the highest concentration of birds endemic to Uganda like Ostrich, Kori bustard, vultures, pygmy falcon, hornbills, eagles, and more. Later in the afternoon, go for a cultural tour in the Karamajong community. Here you will spend a wonderful evening with the Karamajong people and have an insight into their way of life and beliefs. Return to the lodge.

Day 4Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Drive to the legendary Murchison Falls National Park. This Park is one of Uganda’s largest conservation areas and boast of 76 mammal species and 451 bird species that thrive in the open savannah and tropical forests. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park.

Day 5Game drive and launch cruise on the Falls

After an early breakfast, proceed to have a game drive. Drive in the open African savanna in search of Lions, Leopard, Hyena, Buffalo, elephants, Jackson Hartebeest. Oribi, Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, and enjoy spotting various Bird species. This is a beautiful drive across the savannah, Borassus Palm Forest, and grassland down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north. In the afternoon, go for a boat ride up the Nile to Murchison Falls. Enjoy these spectacular falls where the Nile squeezes through a 7-meter gap. Thereafter drive back to the lodge.

Day 6Drive to Kampala, visit Ziwa rhinos and departure

You will start your journey back to Kampala, have an en-route visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, home to the southern white rhinos while here you will have a walking safari to the rhinos. Thereafter, proceed to Entebbe International airport connect with your onward evening flight back home.

FAQ

How much is a gorilla permit?

Gorilla Permit is at $800

Gorilla Habituation is at $1500

 

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

– US Dollar ($)
– France – Euro (EUR)
– Germany – Euro (EUR)
– Italy – Euro (EUR)
– Netherlands – Euro (EUR)
– Switzerland – Swiss franc (CHF)
– United Kingdom – Pound sterling (£)

What is cancellation policy?

2 weeks in advance prior to the safari

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