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Tour Packages Details

Price Per Person

USD 1,625
Country: Uganda
City: Kitgum
Duration: 6 Day(s) - 5 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Explore the true African wilderness that lies in the rugged, semi-arid valleys of Kidepo Valley National Park. It is Uganda’s second largest and most remote Park, but the stunning beauty of this faultless wilderness is very impressing. The park has diverse wildlife and different bird species for the visiting birders. It contains a bird list of over 475 species. Also putting in mind the unique culture of the host community of the Karamajong with their unique architecture of “Manyatta”.

Day 1

Arrival & Transfer to Kitgum

Be picked up by our Safari guide in the morning who will brief you before heading out to Kitgum which is in the northern part of Uganda start your Kidepo Valley National Park safari. Hike to the top of Sipi falls. Get back on board and prepared for a long day in the car, but with a lot to see as you enjoy the Ugandan landscape passing by the windows during this day of transfer. Lunch en route, dinner and overnight at Bomah Hotel Kitgum.

Main Destination:

Kitgum

Accommodation:

Bomah Hotel Kitgum

  • Budget hotel located in or near Kitgum

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Transfer to Kidepo valley National Park

After breakfast drive northwards through Lira in a landscape of vast plains and semi-arid savannah framed by jagged mountains and wooded hills, Kidepo is one of the wildest and most spectacular reserves in Africa. The landscape throughout the park is studded with small hills, rocky outcrops and Inselbergs from which one can obtain stunning views in all directions enjoy panoramic views of the Narus River Valley and photographic opportunities of wildlife from all corners. On arrival in the park, you will check in, relax a bit and have lunch. Later go for an evening game drive along the Narus River Valley for game viewing and photography of Elephants, herds of Buffaloes, Jackals, Jackson's Hartebeest, Klipspringer and possibly Lions.

Main Destination:

Kidepo Valley National Park

Best Time to Visit September to March (Dry season)

High Season September to March (The park rarely gets crowded)

Best Weather September to November (End of the rains)

Nga’Moru Wilderness Camp

  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kidepo Valley NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Kidepo National Park morning game drive and evening Karamajong interaction

After an early breakfast, go for a morning game drive to Kanangorok hot spring. A variety of animals can be seen roaming around including Ostrich and later return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon have a cultural experience that will bring you into contact with Karamojong peoples at Karenna and Kapendo. Meet the local elders and have an opportunity to interact with them. They will show you the kraals, the grinding stones and many more interesting items. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Nga’moru Wilderness Camp.

Main Destination:

Karamoja Region

Accommodation:

Nga’Moru Wilderness Camp

  • Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kidepo Valley NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Morning game drive -Transfer back through Gulu

After breakfast, have a morning game drive to search for Kidepo’s exclusive wildlife such as Ostriches, hartebeest, Roan antelopes and many woodland birds. Have lunch and relax by the lodge. Later, travel through the remotest zones of Uganda, seeing the villages and grass thatched houses passing by the window. View the wild, domestic and Cultural richness of this pearl of Africa, experience quality Vegetation Spend the night in the town of Gulu. Dinner and overnight at Gulu Churchill courts.

Main Destination:

Gulu

Accommodation:

Acholi Inn

  • Budget hotel located in or near Gulu

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Transfer to Kampala via Rhino sanctuary

After breakfast, check out and embark on an exciting road trip back to Kampala. You will have a stop over in Nakasongola at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary which is a famous gateway for Rhino tacking to have a fell of the African big five. You will have lunch and later transfer back to Kampala. Diner and overnight at Fairway hotel.

Main Destination:

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Accommodation:

Fairway Hotel & Spa

  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Kampala

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

City tour and Departure

Have a city tour and head to Entebbe international airport to catch up your flight.

Main Destination:

Kampala

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Included

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)

Excluded

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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Rates Per Person

 

Single 1 room

2+ people Sharing rooms

$1,831

$1,625

 

 

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