6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls

Overview of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls

This 6 days Uganda wildlife safari takes on a Uganda safari adventure that sees you visit 2 spectacular Uganda destinations which include Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park. This 6 days safari Uganda gives you an ultimate overview of Uganda rich wildlife biodiversity as you get to have a thrilling encounter with some of Africa’s finest wild mammals which are found in Murchison falls national park and Kidepo valley. These include lions, leopards, African bush elephants, cape buffaloes Jackson hartebeests and giraffes and a Nile river boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison falls. Kidepo, on the other hand, is home to the Burchell zebras, cheetahs, leopards lions cape buffaloes, greater and lesser kudus and many more wild mammals. In case you are in love with birds, you have got yourself a golden opportunity to several bird species while on this Uganda safari tour as Murchison falls park is home to 450 bird species such as elusive shoebill stork, goliath heron, kingfisher. This safari in Uganda to Kidepo valley puts you in a prime position to see bird species such Abyssinian ground horn bill, Egyptian eagle, Abyssinian Roller, Abysinnian Scimitarbill, Black Breasted Barbet, Chestnut Weaver fox Kestrel, Golden Pipit,  Greater Kestrel, Jackson’s Hornbill, Karamoja Apalis, Northern Carmine Bee Eater, Pygmy Falcon, Dark Chanting Goshawk, Kori Bustard, Red and Yellow Barbet and the Ostrich and so many others because Kidepo valley is the second biggest birding destination in Uganda with over 475 bird species .

Highlights of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls

Day 1 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls: Transfer to Kitgum with an enroute rhino trekking experience in Ziwa rhino sanctuary

Day 2 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls: Transfer toKidepo and have an evening game drive

Day 3 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls: Have a morning game drive a cultural encounter

Day 4 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls:  Transfer to Murchison falls national park

Day 5 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls:  Have a morning game drive and an afternoon boat cruise

Day 6 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls:  Another morning game drive and a transfer back to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls

Day 1of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari In Murchison Falls With Chimpanzees: Wake up early in the morning and ready yourself for a tour Uganda wild road transfer to Kitgum by one of our highly experienced guide using any of our fleet of safari cars such a 4×4 luxury safari land cruisers for hire in Uganda, 4×4 safari vans for hire in Uganda and super customs for hire in Uganda. This Uganda tours adventure lasts between 7-8 hours and while it lasts, it’s absolutely magical as you get to enjoy splendid views of Uganda’s lush green landscape as well as the incredibly thrilling road stops along the way. These begin with a stop in Luwero at a roadside fresh fruit market to so that you can replenish your energy levels from an assortment of fresh, sweet and juicy Ugandan fruits that are purely organic. Proceed with your safari Uganda journey to Ziwa rhino sanctuary which gives you an opportunity to meet one of the 5 big Africa game- the rhinos as this sanctuary is home to 27 of these land giants. As you search for the rhinos here, don’t miss out on the various bird species that are found here.  After a fascinating encounter with the rhinos, transfer to Kabalega dinners to enjoy a sumptuous hot exotic meal. Proceed with the rest of your journey to Kitgum where you will have dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls:

Enjoy an early morning breakfast then continue with your short Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo. This journey lasts between 4-5 hours and while it lasts its spectacular as you get to see Uganda’s landscape. Making it to the Kidepo valley gate  ushers you into the wonderful scenery of Kidepo Valley National Park and now expect to see of the inhabitants of Kidepo showing themselves to you as a gesture of welcoming you to their home on your way to the lodge. Have a nicely prepared lunch and also have a drink to keep you cool from the usually hot temperatures of Kidepo Park. In the evening, start off you Uganda safari game drive that takes you on an amazing adventure in Kidepo Valley National Park. During this game drive expect to encounter some wild animals like Elephants, Cape Buffaloes, Hippos, Lions, Burchell Zebras, Giraffes and many more. During this very game drive, you can still take time off and indulge in a mini birding adventure as you get to see several of the bird species that roam the savanna plains of Kidepo Valley National Park.

Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 3 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls: The third of this Uganda safari is a spectacle which you have to savour every moment of. Kick-off the day with a nice breakfast and savor the breathtaking Kidepo sunrise which is incomparable to any other you have seen before. Transfer to the Kidepo’s Narus valley wilderness which is a hotbed for various wild mammals which flock the Narus river to have a drink and graze to the fresh and succulent pastures here. This grants you an opportunity to numerous wild mammals such as Burchell zebras, cheetahs, leopards lions cape buffaloes, greater and lesser kudus, giraffes, African bush elephants and hippos. As you enjoy this game drive, also have your pair of binoculars ready as you might need to zoom in on the various bird species as you are likely to cross paths with several of the 475 bird species that exist here. After 2-3 hours of exploring the untamed wilderness of Murchison falls park, return to the lodge for lunch. As the hot temperatures of Kidepo wind down in the evening, get into the van and transfer to one of the Karamajong communities for an epic Uganda cultural safari experience. On arrival here, you are in for a thrilling Karamajong welcome frenzy which comes with traditional Karamajong music and dances and when the rhythm of this high jumping and foot-stamping dance gets to your inner core, feel free to join these locals and groove to this African beat. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 4 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls:  Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast checkout of the lodge and embark on a 7-8 hour drive from Kidepo valley national park to Murchison falls national park. Enjoy a mini-game drive en route to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 5 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls:  Day 5 kicks off with an amazing breakfast treat at the lodge which is aimed at giving you a lot of energy for the day’s activities ahead. Kick-off this eventful day on this 6 days Uganda safari tour with a morning game drive following several game drive tracks in Murchison falls in search of the wild mammals that dwell in this tropical savanna paradise. During this game drive expect to encounter wild animals such as Burchell zebras, cheetahs, leopards, lions cape buffaloes, Jackson hartebeest, giraffes, African bush elephants and hippos. After 2-3 hours of traversing Murchison falls park wilderness, return to the lodge and relax as you wait for lunch to be served. After this lunch transfer to the Paara jetty for a fascinating boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. During this cruise, take to the upper deck and have 360 views of this part of Murchison falls wilderness. Expect to have dramatic encounters with wild water dwellers such as the hippos, the prehistoric Nile crocodiles that have hardly evolved for over 50 million years. As you enjoy this cruise, look out for the Nyamusika cliffs which habituate thousands of various bird species such as red-throated bee-eaters, swallowtails kingfishers and many more. As you draw close to the falls, you will be welcomed by a thunder roar of the falls as the water plunges itself a whopping 43 meters below a cliff. Get off the boat and hike to the top of the falls where you will be ushered into the real beauty of Murchison falls as you get to see its true tenacity as you see millions of gallons of water squeezing through a narrow gorge of about 8 meters before plummeting 43 meters below a cliff.

Day 6 of the 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls: The final day of this safari in Uganda is quite relaxed given that you have a light schedule. Wake up at around 07:00 am have breakfast, checkout of the lodge and begin another round of game drive for about 2  hours in order to have a sighting of more of the wild mammals that fascinated you on during the previous game drive as well as more of other wild animals. After this game drive embark on a road transfer back to Kampala with a lunch stop in Masindi town.

Uganda is truly a land of a wide diversity of wildlife and attractions and if you have a chance to have to visit Uganda again, visit Jinja for a Jinja city tour and enjoy a 1 day Jinja city tour/ Jinja source of the Nile tour/ Jinja day tours/ to see various attractions in Jinja source of the Nile which include the source of the Nile, Itanda falls, birds, Lake Victoria. Engage in various safari activities in Jinja source of the Nile which include bungee jumping, white water rafting, horse riding, quad biking and kayaking. If you decide to have an overnight stay in Jinja, the town has various accommodations in Jinja source of the Nile you can choose from and these include Explorers River Camp, Nile River Camp, Jinja Nile Resort, Samuka Island Retreat, Source of The Smile Hotel and Guesthouse.

 

 

 

6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls
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