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Uganda Northern Circuit & Kidepo Valley National Park - 12 Days

This trip specifically includes the most important places of Northern Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Sipi Falls, Jinja the source of the Nile, and the Karamojong.

Uganda Northern Circuit & Kidepo Valley National Park - 12 Days

Highlights
Game drives (safaris) on the savannahs of Murchison Falls National Park, seeing the wildlife from close quarters
Boat trip on the Nile to the Murchison Falls, where Nile River is forced through a gorge and drops 60 meters
• Spectacular wildlife viewing from the boat on the Nile River where it reaches the delta into Lake Albert
Game drives (safaris) on the savannahs of Kidepo Valley National Park, there are more lions than tourists in this remote national park!
• Visit the Karamojong and experience their local way of living.
• The Karamojong are the 'Masai' of Uganda.
• Visit the spectacular Sipi Falls, the highest waterfall in East Africa
• See the source of the Nile in Jinja and do some kayaking or rafting

Day 1: Entebbe Airport - Kampala
On arrival at Entebbe Airport, your guide will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to Kampala city.

Day 2: Kampala - Jinja
After breakfast we drive to Jinja, where we make a walk along the Nile and visit the source of the Nile. We visit local communities to see their rural and local way of living. It is also possible to go for White water-rafting, kayaking, quad biking or horse riding (optional activities).

Please let us know if you want to go for rafting. This must be booked in advance (certainly in high season).

Day 3: Jinja - Sipi Falls
Today we drive to Sipi Falls, a beautiful crater landscape on the slopes of Mount Elgon (4321 m). Make a beautiful walk to the 3 huge waterfalls in the afternoon. This area is known for its stunning panoramas of the Karamoja plains below and nice hanging villages.

Sipi Falls is the highest Waterfall in Uganda, the water falls down for 100 meters.

Day 4: Sipi Falls - Lira
After a relaxing morning we drive to Lira. We make a stop at the Nyero Rock Paintings dating back to the iron age. Lira is a nice town with many markets, cafes etc. On our way we make some stops to meet the local people.

Day 5: Lira - Kidepo Valley National Park
Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park. Evening relaxation over the fire place.

Kidepo Valley National Park is one of the best national parks in Uganda with high chances to see lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes and large numbers of buffalo. Kidepo is also home to the Somali Ostrich.

Day 6: Kidepo Valley National Park
Early morning and afternoon game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park

Day 7: Kidepo Valley National Park
Early morning game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park. In the afternoon we visit a Karamajong village, a unique cultural experience!

Day 8: Kidepo Valley National Park - Kitgum
Early morning game drive as you transfer to Kitgum afterwards.

Day 9: Kitgum - Murchison Falls National Park
Today we drive to Murchison Falls through the countryside entering the park from the northern part. Sunset relaxation.

Murchison Falls is one of the most beautiful national parks of Uganda. One of the main attractions is the Nile, with the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the whole Nile is forced through a narrow gorge and falls 60 meters. Expect to see elephants, giraffes, lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.

Day 10: Murchison Falls National Park
Early morning game drive. Afternoon boat ride on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls.

The boat is an ideal platform to see birds and animals coming for a drink or a plunge.

Day 11: Murchison Fals National Park - Budongo Forest
After breakfast we drive south to Budongo Forest. This forest is an interesting jungle with many bird species, primates and chimpanzees.

Chimpanzee trekking in the afternoon. Chimps are our closest relatives. This is an experience you will never forget!

Day 12: Budongo Forest - Entebbe Airport
Optional: After breakfast and relaxation, proceed to the Airport.

Inclusive of the safari:

  • All airport transfers
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Accommodation while on Safari
  • 4WD Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Air-Conditioned Vehicle
  • Boat ride on Murchison Falls
  • Refreshments while on safari
  • Meals as specified
  • English speaking driver/guide.
  • Game Drives
  • Ranger Fees

Exclusive of the safari:

  • All flights not specifically listed in the itinerary.
  • Cost of visas.
  • Travel, medical and personal insurances
  • Gratuities and personal requirements.

For more enquiries send an email to [email protected]

Wild Facts
Kob

DISCOVER THE BEST OF UGANDA WITH THIS UNIQUE TOUR! ENJOY THE FLEXIBILITY AND PERSONALIZED SERVICE OF A SMALL GROUP GUIDED TOUR WITH UNFORGETTABLE PRIMATE AND WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS, CULTURAL INTERACTIONS AND OVERNIGHTS IN TRADITIONAL AND ADVENTUROUS SAFARI LODGES.

  • Safari walk in Lake Mburo NP
  • Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest
  • Search of the tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Visit to a local primary school
  • Chimp tracking in Kibale Forest
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