7 Day Glorious North Murchison Falls | Kidepo Valley
Escape from everything and head off the beaten track toward the north of Uganda. After rhino trekking and the grandness of the Nile at Murchison Falls NP, prop up north to the superb Kidepo Valley NP. This remote lovely wild is evaluated by CNN travel as the most beautiful national park in Africa. Home to lion, panther, hyena, elephant, eland, zebra, ostrich, giraffe and essentially huge groups of buffalo and set among the tough view of Karamoja. Nobody knows Kidepo superior to us.
Entebbe to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Morning takeoff from Entebbe, you travel through the villages of rustic southern Uganda to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in time for lunch. You will have some time to explore the guest focus, chill in the lodge pool and sink into your accommodation before we go Rhino Trekking in the late evening after the sun has lost its power. This is an extraordinary opportunity to see these brilliant brutes by walking in a controlled common habitat where the Rhinos are allowed to meander inside the enormous sanctuary however are monitored day in and day out. The expense you pay goes 100% to Rhino Fund Uganda, in support of their work to set up a practical Rhino populace here so the under risk Rhino can be reintroduced into Uganda’s national parks. Supper is given at your lodge and we will go through the night in this breathtaking reserve, which is likewise home to bushbuck, hartebeest, an incredible exhibit of birdlife and even the intermittent panther and serval.
The Thundering Murchison Falls
After breakfast at Ziwa, we head into Murchison Falls. You will initially go through the old Budongo Forest before arriving at the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley and the far-reaching sees over the savannah and forest of Murchison Falls NP. You will take your packed lunch at the ‘top of the falls’, where the relentless Nile shakes the ground underneath your feet as it surges, tumbles and froths its way through a seven-meter hole in the ledge. In the wake of exploring the area for some time, you will explore the lush vacation game drive track on your way to your lodge for the night.
Game drives and River Cruises at Murchison Falls
An early wake-up and a fast mug of coffee and some organic product before we cross the Nile to the delta area for your morning game drive. There might be lions, elephant, giraffe, and conceivably panther and hyena. You’ll come back to your lodge for lunch and toward the evening board the Wild Frontiers waterway launch and start your cruise to the foot of the falls. It takes around 90 minutes to arrive at the falls and in transit, we’ll scour the riverbanks, together with your top notch exceptionally experienced guide, for wildlife. You will see hippos and crocodiles normally and a wide assortment of spectacular water birds and on the banks, there’s an opportunity of seeing buffalo, warthog, elephant and different antelope. Once at the footfalls we moor briefly to an enormous stone to stand amazed at the intensity of the strong stream before gradually drifting down into the late evening sun, considering the explorers and travellers who saw what we are seeing at this point.
Voyage through the north to Kidepo Valley
One final opportunity to consider some to be as we head out of the north-eastern corner of the park in transit to the clamouring ‘capital of the north’, Gulu for lunch. After lunch, we take the street north to Kitgum and conditions direct our advancement however we hope to take around 2 hours through the country north before a brisk break in Kitgum. From Kitgum, we head north-east to Kidepo. This is a dazzling drive as we head into the progressively bumpy territory before at long last blasting through the mountain go with the wonderful Kidepo Valley National Park spread out before us. We land at your lodge in the early night and will then accept the open door to extend your legs and climb Amapuis Rock perspective for a sundowner.
Major Game and Big Scenery at Kidepo
Wake up in the middle of the activity and watch the dawn over the Morongole mountains with a coffee and some new organic product. Then we start our day of game review with a visit into the Narus valley looking for lion, elephant, giraffe, eland, zebra, and panther and to wonder about seeing the immense crowd of buffalo brushing in the wetland. After lunch at the lodge, you will head towards the occasional Kidepo waterway looking for cheetah and ostrich. You can take a cooling drink among the Barassas palms at the Kidepo waterway, from which the area take their name before coming back to your lodge in the mid-night.
The staggering landscape of Karamoja
Up in time for dawn again and breakfast before the long adventure ahead. Contingent upon street weather conditions, our course will either take us through the eastern area of Kidepo and south through the dazzling Karamoja scene by means of Moroto or back by means of Kitgum and Soroti. Our objective is to visit the tremendous reserve of Pian Upe on the southern Karamoja fields and to have one last opportunity to see ostrich, cheetah and hyena. In any case, street conditions are much of the time-poor here so we don’t ensure that we can reach here.
Come back to Entebbe
You will have the opportunity for a short game drive in this only occasionally visited, however wonderful reserve before proceeding with your adventure to Entebbe, arriving at night.