5 Days Kidepo National Park Safari
this 5 days kidepo national park safari takes you to kidepo valley national park, one of ugandas most pristine destination, filled with amutiplicities of wildlife species , some of which cannot sighted in other Uganda’s national park.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Gulu
Have breakfast and begin your journey to Gulu town in Northern Uganda; this is an interesting drive on a smooth road and there are a number of optional activities en-route notable among them being a visit to Zziwa Rhino sanctuary. Have lunch en-route and proceed to Gulu arriving in the afternoon. Spend the rest of the day, dinner and overnight in at Bomah Hotel Gulu.
Day 2: Gulu to Kidepo Valley National Park
Breakfast will be served early and embark on your journey to Kidepo Valley National Park. This is a 3 to 4 hours drive with eye-catching sites along the way including the Mantattas (small grass thatched houses) and the scenic views of the hills which separate the lands of Acholi and Karamoja. You will also cross some seasonal rivers.
Arrive Kidepo Valley National Park well in time for Lunch and an evening game drive in the Narus valley, known to posses the largest buffalo herds than anywhere else in the entire world. There are also high chances of spotting big cats on a hunt and on a lucky day; you may spot the rare cheetahs too which are endemic to Kidepo in the whole of Uganda. Head back to the lodge for lunch and embark on an evening game drive in the Narus valley again. Dinner and overnight at Apoka Safari Lodge/Kidepo Savannah lodge/Camping
Day 3: Game drive in Narus and Hot springs visit in Kidepo Valley
Enjoy breakfast and briefly visit the Narus valley for another game drive. The park has great observation points with binoculars and you will be happy to use them and you can never have enough of a game drive in this park! Return to the lodge for lunch and unwind a bit before embarking on a drive to Kidepo valley close to south Sudan boarder to visit the hot springs where you will encounter different bird species especially Ostriches within the region although their numbers are highly threatened by poaching by south Sudanese. Dinner and overnight at lodge as above.
Day 4: Transfer to Sipi falls
Very early after breakfast, depart Kidepo via Moroto and visit Sipi falls in Kapchorwa. Dinner and overnight stay at Sipi River Lodge
Day 5: Transfer back to Kampala
Have breakfast and if you missed the falls on the day 4, visit the falls and transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route in Jinja town. Proceed to Entebbe airport for your onward flight.
End of tour