A 7-day Safari to Kidepo Valley National Park with a visit to Murchison Falls National Park.
Explore Uganda’s wilderness with a 7-day safari to Kidepo Valley National Park, one of Africa’s most remote game parks, and Murchison Falls Park. There’s no other park like Kidepo Valley National Park in Africa – it’s rugged, remote, undiscovered, and off the tourist path. It’s also home to some of the most fabulous wildlife in Uganda. When you add Murchison Falls National Park, you have the perfect wildlife safari experience.
7-Day Safari Extravaganza: Kidepo Valley & Murchison Falls – A Journey Through Uganda’s Hidden Gems
🦒 Day 1: Setting Out for Kidepo Valley – An Adventurer’s Dream
We’ll scoop you up from your Kampala lodgings or the airport, kicking off our epic safari. First stop? The iconic Source of the Nile in Jinja, a must-see marvel where two geographical giants meet. Then, we journey to Mount Elgon National Park. Enjoy lunch at Lacam Lodge with the stunning Sipi Falls as your backdrop. Spend your afternoon hiking the falls, capturing some picture-perfect moments, and then dine and drift off to sleep to the lullaby of cascading waters.
🌳 Day 2: Dive Deep Into the Karamajong Territory
Post-breakfast, we venture into the captivating Kidepo Valley and the less-visited Karamajong region. Immerse yourself in the local culture and landscape as we drive through, breaking for lunch en route. Our final destination? Apoka Lodge, your serene home in this untouched wilderness. Wind down with a refreshing drink and anticipate a delectable African dinner under the stars.
🦓 Day 3: Wildlife Wonders and Cultural Riches
Wake up in luxury amid the vast expanse of Kidepo. Our morning game drive in the Narus Valley promises a wildlife bonanza: elephants, buffaloes, and maybe even some big cats! Post-lunch at Apoka, we meet the fascinating Karamajong people, delving into their unique cattle-centric culture.
🌿 Day 4: More Adventures, New Discoveries
Another day, another incredible breakfast and game drive! This time, we set our sights on the Karankorog Hot Springs, navigating through a shifting landscape of savannas, hills, and dry river beds. Savor a delightful lunch at Apoka and embark on our last Kidepo Valley game drive to soak up its untamed beauty.
🐘 Day 5: Murchison Falls Awaits
Bid Kidepo adieu and say hello to Murchison Falls National Park. We make an unconventional entrance, driving into its less-trodden backside. Check-in and lunch await at Paraa Lodge, set right by the Nile. Your afternoon is chock-full of wildlife spotting during a game drive, capped off by a sumptuous dinner overlooking the Nile.
🐊 Day 6: A Cruise Up the Mighty
Nile Early morning game drive promises more wildlife wonder. Refuel with lunch at Paraa Lodge before our river cruise on the Nile. The journey leads you to the thunderous Murchison Falls, accompanied by the sight of hippos, crocodiles, and elusive birds like the Shoebill stork.
🦍 Day 7: The Grand Finale
Early risers are rewarded with a breakfast and a breathtaking view at the top of Murchison Falls. But that’s not all! We’ve saved the best for last: Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest. Enjoy lunch amid the greenery before making our way back to Kampala, wrapping up a safari journey you’ll cherish forever.
There you go, a 7-day adventure that immerses you in Uganda’s incredible diversity! 🌍🦁