5 Days Big 5 Uganda Wildlife Safari -Kidepo National Park

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5 Days Big 5 Uganda Wildlife Safari -Kidepo National Park

Kidepo valley national park is located in the north eastern part of Uganda on the border of Uganda and Sudan.

The park also boasts of a great number of animal species than any other park in Uganda.

Including; the bush duikers, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, lesser kudus, buffalos, jackals, antelopes, bush babies and lots of game.

The park also boasts of great hiking adventures with beautiful scenery, as well as the nature walks to the community. It also offers a night Game drive when requested.

Uganda 
Start Kampala (Day 1)
Day 1-4 Kidepo Valley NP
Day 5 Kampala
End Entebbe (Day 5)

 

Tour Features

Budget tour

This budget tour uses hotels and bandas.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customized

You can request changes to this tour.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

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Minimum age of 1 year

The minimum age for this tour is 1 year.

Day 1
Transfer from Kampala to Kitgum

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

• You'll be collected from the airport.

• Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

After having breakfast, we set off from Kampala/ Hotel and we head north towards Kitgum town which is about 452km.

The journey takes us through the busy traffic jammed town which was badly affected during the 1980s Ugandan civil war.

We shall stopover in Luwero town for a couple of fruits and then continue through Nakasongola district.

Which is a largely populated area with open savannah grasslands?

Have lunch in Gulu and we then continue to Kitgum where we check in at Boma Hotel for an overnight.

Main Destination:

Kidepo Valley National Park

Best Time to VisitSeptember to March (Dry season)

High SeasonSeptember to March (The park rarely gets crowded)

Best WeatherSeptember to November (End of the rains)

Wildlife in Kidepo Valley NP

ElephantCommon, BuffaloAbundant, ZebraCommon, GiraffeOccasional, LionOccasional, CheetahOccasional

Accommodation:

The Boma Nairobi

• Luxury hotel located in or near Nairobi

Meals & Drinks:

• Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2
Game drives in Kidepo national park

Early in the morning after breakfast, we set off for a 2-3 hour drive to Kidepo National park through, Kakwanga, Loitanit Villages and finally enter the park, we shall relax at the lodge/ UWA bandas, lunch and then we arrange for an evening fully parked game drive were you will have a chance to view many animal species including ; the Cheetah, caracal, aardwolf, greater and lesser kudu, mountain reedbuck and Guenther's dik-dik, Jackson's hartebeest, oribi, eland and klipspringer, lions and many more.

Main Destination:

Kidepo Valley National Park

Accommodation:

Apoka UWA Bandas

• Budget banda located inside Kidepo Valley NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3
Morning Game drive & evening

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will proceed for a game drive in the park, were you will view many animals including; the lions, elephants, giraffes, bird species, buffalos, and many more. You will have a lunch break as you prepare for an night game drive with in the park were you have a chance to view more animal species that you would have missed at the previous game drives.

Main Destination:

Kidepo Valley National Park

Accommodation:

Apoka UWA Bandas

• Budget banda located inside Kidepo Valley NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4
Departure from Kidepo national park

Have an early morning breakfast, and after proceed for a game drive in the park where you will be able to view the animal species that you would have missed out on the previous game drives, have lunch and check out of the lodge as you drive back to Kitgum.

Main Destination:

Kidepo Valley National Park

Accommodation:

The Boma Nairobi

• Luxury hotel located in or near Nairobi

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5
Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, check out of the lodge and drive to Gulu town for 2 hours where we have our lunch and later continue to Kampala arriving late in the afternoon.

Main Destination:

Kampala

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

• Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

• You'll be dropped off at the airport.

Important to Know

• Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

• This tour accepts children who are 1 year and older.

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
  • • Some meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)

Accommodation & Meals

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Day

Accommodation

Meals

  • 1

The BomaNairobiLuxury hotel in or near Nairobi

Lunch & Dinner Included

  • 2-3

Apoka UWA BandasBudgetbanda inside Kidepo Valley NP

All Meals Included

  • 4

The BomaNairobiLuxury hotel in or near Nairobi

Breakfast & Lunch Included

  • 5

End of tour(No accommodation)

Breakfast & Lunch Included

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