12 Days

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12 Days East and Northern Uganda

Tour Overview

This safari will take you to Murchison falls national Park, Kidepo valley national park, mountain Elgon and the source of the Nile in jinja.

ItInerary

Upon arrival in Uganda, our company will pick you and transfer you from Entebbe international airport to your first accommodation in Uganda. Dinner and overnight stay

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Serena Hotel
  • Midrange: Imperial Royal Hotel
  • Budget: Fairway Hotel

After breakfast, depart Kampala for Murchison falls national park located in the north western of Uganda. This is Uganda’s largest national park with…. This is home to………. upon arrival in the park you will visit the top of the falls for photography view of the strongest water falls in the world. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge
  • Midrange: Sambiya River Lodge
  • Budget: Bwana Tembo Safari Camp

Wake up early in the morning after breakfast you will go for a morning game drive through the southern bank of the park. Drive through the park looking for wild animals like lions, cape buffalos, African elephants, giraffes, bush bucks, water bucks, and many antelopes. This three-hour game drive will give you excellent opportunity to view a variety of wildlife in this national park. After lunch, you will go on an afternoon launch cruise along the Nile and this will lead you to the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. The two and a half hours boat cruise will give you an excellent opportunity to see many crocodiles, hippos, and many bird species including the endangered species. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge
  • Midrange: Sambiya River Lodge
  • Budget: Bwana Tembo Safari Lodge

After breakfast, you depart to Murchison falls national park for Kidepo valley national park in the extreme northern part of Uganda a journey that will take around 8 hours. This is Uganda’s national park with over 80 mammals as well as around 450 bird species. Kidepo national park is the most isolated national park in Uganda but also most magnificent. It ranks among Africa’s finest wilderness. Dinner and overnight stay

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Apoka Lodge
  • Midrange: Nga Moru Wilderness Camp
  • Budget: Apoka Rest Camp

Take a morning game drive to Kanangorok hot springs and the Narus valley after an early morning breakfast. The tracks of this park support animals like elephants, cape buffalos, Rothchild’s giraffes, Burchell’s zebras, cheaters, lions, leopards, elands among others. Birds to be seen include the giant ostrich, bustard’s secretary birds, Karamoja Apalis, and many more. After lunch you will proceed to Karenna and Kidepo for a cultural performance given by the native Karamojong people. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Apoka Lodge
  • Midrange: Nga Moru Wilderness Camp
  • Budget: Apoka Rest Camp

Early morning, go on a hike to Lomes mountains to meet members of the endangered Ik tribe and wander the splendid Kidepo river valley between banks of Borassus palm forest. Alternatively, you can visit Morungule mountains outside the park still to meet the Ik people also known as the mountain people. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Apoka Lodge
  • Midrange: Nga Moru Wilderness Camp
  • Budget: Apoka Rest Camp

After breakfast, depart Kidepo valley national park for mountain Elgon national park in Mbale. This is a journey that will take 8-9 hours and lunch will be enroute. Dinner and overnight stay in Mbale town.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Mbale Resort Hotel
  • Midrange: Sipi River Lodge
  • Budget: Kayegi Hotel

Enjoy views of the Sipi falls. After breakfast, visit the Sipi falls in Mt. Elgon national park. You will have a leisurely hike to the top of the falls. Alternatively, you can opt for a full day nature hike from Budadiri to the Mudange cliffs known as the walls of death at the boundary of the park. These cliffs are located in the tropical forest and blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and baboons are likely to cross your track. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Mbale Resort Hotel
  • Midrange: Sipi River Lodge
  • Budget: Kayegi Hotel

Wake up at leisure and after breakfast, visit mountain shambas to find out where your coffee comes from. Arabica coffee also named Sipi or Bugisu by farmers is the finest washed coffee in Uganda. You will also learn about the lifestyle of the Sabiny as you meet local residents and participate in traditional weaving. Learn about the African cuisine through the preparation, cooking and testing of local dishes. After you will also visit the women’s handcraft shops to buy souvenirs. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Mbale Resort Hotel
  • Midrange: Sipi River Lodge
  • Budget: Kayegi Hotel

After breakfast, depart Mt. Elgon national park and head to the source of the Nile in jinja. A boat cruise along the Nile will lead you to the point where Lake Victoria separates from river Nile giving unforgettable experience. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Jinja Nile Resort
  • Midrange: Gately On The Nile
  • Budget: The Haven

Wake up at leisure and have the whole day relaxing along the Nile. You will have a boat cruise to the nearby islands. Optional activities which are also carried out on the Nile and can be arranged on request include; bungee jumping, kayaking, white water rafting, river boarding, quad biking, canoeing among others. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation

  • Luxury: Jinja Nile Resort
  • Midrange: Gately on The Nile
  • Budget: The Haven

After breakfast, depart Jinja for Entebbe to catch up with your flight.

END OF SAFARI

Cost excludes

  • Activities indicated as payable by client
  • Alcohol
  • Activities not mentioned
  • Visa fees
  • Note: gorilla trekking permits are recommended to be booked early enough like 3 months in advance so as to ensure availability. This is because they are on high demand and each family of the gorillas is permitted to be viewed by a maximum of 8 people per day.
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