6 Day Kidepo Valley and Ziwa Rhinos Safari

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  • Rates are per person and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
  • Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

This is an off the beaten track safari to Northern and North eastern Uganda. It will take you to Gulu town

located in Northern Uganda to break the long journey to Kidepo. You will later drive to Kidepo valley

National Park where you will spend three nights exploring the might Park located and divided into two

valleys of Narus and Kidepo National Park. On your return journey, you will spend one night at Zziwa

Rhino Sanctuary to track White Rhinos.

Summary

Day 01: Drive to Gulu town in Northern Uganda

Day 02: Drive to Kidepo Valley National Park for an evening game drive

Day 03: Morning and evening game drives in Narus Valley

Day 04: Morning game drive in Narus Valley and afternoon visit to Kidepo Valley

Day 05: Drive to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 06: Rhino tracking and transfer to Entebbe International Airport

 

Things To Consider

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour
  • Age Limit: 15 years and above

Day one: Kampala-Gulu

After breakfast, you will drive to Gulu town in Northern Uganda. On the way, you may decide to visit

Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to track white rhinos or do it on your return journey. You will have an opportunity

to cross river Nile and ofcourse kaluma falls before proceeding to Gulu town for overnight. We stop in

Gulu town to break the would be long journey to Kidepo Valley National Park.

Drive time: 6-7 hours

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Boma Hotel Gulu

 

Day two: Gulu-Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast preferably very early in the morning, drive to Kidepo Valley National Park. On your way,

you will enjoy some scenic views of the few hills that separate Acholi Land and Karamoja, you will not

miss the great Manyatas on the way, cross some few seasonal rivers and arrive Kidepo Valley National

Park in time for Lunch, relaxation and an evening game drive in Narus Valley.

Drive time: 3-4 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Ngamoru Wilderness Camp (Mid range) Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

 

Day three: Game drives in Narus Valley

After a warm cup of tea/coffee, drive to Narus Valley for your morning game drive. Narus Valley is

popular for mammals such as elephants, giraffes, buffaloes antelopes, zebras and birds. Being the only

permanent water point, many animals come to Narus valley to drink water and feed. Its where you will

find the largest buffalo herds than you can find anywhere on planet earth. Chances of spotting big cats

hunting are very high as well. If lucky, you may spot the rare cheeters too. Return to the Lodge for lunch,

relaxation and then return to Narus Valley for an evening game drive.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Ngamoru Wilderness Camp (Mid range) Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

 

Day Four: Game drive in Narus and Hotsprings visit in Kidepo Valley

After breakfast, drive to Narus valley to do an extra game drive to trace wildlife that you could have

missed on the two game drives done earlier on. Kidepo valley National Park are the best and you wont

be disappointed. The park has observation points with binoculars and it will be your pleasure to use one

of them. Return to the Lodge for Lunch, short relaxation and then drive to Kidepo Valley to visit the hot

springs, the Ugand-Sudan boarder and if lucky spot the giant Ostriches which are found in this place but

have been seriously poached by Sudanese. There seasonal rivers on this side so if it is a rainy season, get

ready to be interrupted for few hours. Return to the lodge for overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lodge: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Ngamoru Wilderness Camp (Mid range) Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

 

Day Five: Kidepo Valley-Zziwa Rhino

After breakfast, you will drive from Kidepo Valley National Park to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino

tracking (That is if you did not visit Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary on your way to Kidepo Valley National Park.

You will stay at Amuka Safari Lodge.

Drive time: 7-8 Hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day Six: To Kampala-Entebbe International Airport

After breakfast, you will be escorted to the wild to track the few white rhinos in the sanctuary. White

rhinos were poached to extinction and they are now being re-introduced in Uganda and by tracking

them, you will be contributing to their conservation efforts. Drive back to Kampala or Entebbe

International Airport for your international departure flight out of Uganda.

Drive time: 3-4 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

4x4 Safari Tour Van

Standard: 4x4 Safari Van

Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people.

4x4 Luxury Safari Land Cruisers

Upgrade: 4x4 Luxury Safari Landcruiser

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smart phones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

This is a private safari and can be booked by an individual or a group of people. Please contact our Safari consultants for a quote

Cost Includes

  • Meet and greet services
  • Airport transfers,
  • Transport in a 4×4 Vehicle with fuel
  • Services of an English speaking local driver guide
  • All park entrance fees
  • Game drive activities in Kidepo Valley National park
  • Accommodation and meal plan as above
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Zziwa Rhino fees

Cost excludes

  • Uganda visa fees
  • International flights to and from Uganda
  • All expenses of personal nature such as drinks and tips

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