Duration : 7 Days

Safari to Sipi falls, Kidepo Park, Murchison and Ziwa Rhinos Uganda

This Safari takes you to Ziwa Rhinos, Murchison falls national park and Kidepo national park (northern Uganda) for an adventure of the Big 5 in the savannah grass lands plus beautiful Sipi falls and a boat cruise to view the source of river Nile.


Kidepo National park
Sipi falls
Murchison Falls National Park
Ziwa Rhinos

After your breakfast, you will start off your journey from Kampala or Entebbe towards kapchorwa Eastern Uganda through Jinja and Mbale cities. Expect to see the beautiful Mabira forest. Today you will undertake a boat cruise to the Source of river Nile, the longest river in the world. This cruise is relaxing and a chance to view many different bird species. A Lunch stop will be made in Jinja at all friends or javas house. After your lunch, you will embark on your journey and head to Mbale where you will check in at Mbale resort upon arrival.

You will spend the evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight

After breakfast proceed with your journey to Sipi falls where you will explore the 3 beautiful Sipi falls. Sipi falls is waterfall found on the foothill of mountain Elgon and at the edge of Mt Elgon. It has a series of three tall waterfalls all plunging along the lower slopes of Mt Elgon in Eastern Uganda. You will be walked by a knowledgeable site guide. Take a break and have lunch at your lodge, you will then go for a coffee tour, where you will learn how coffee grows up to the last stage of roasting and pounding it. Sipi area also offers the best scenery for the lower karamojong plains plus a magnificent view of the sun set.

Check in at Sipi falls lodge or home of friends. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

After your breakfast you will undertake an adventurous drive through the karamojong region and head to Kidepo National Park. If you ever thought of being on a real African safari, then Kidepo is the perfect place to be. This national park is Uganda’s most unexplored reserve teeming with abundance of wildlife. You will enjoy the true moments of an African savannah.

Upon arrival in the evening, check in and relax at the Apoka lodge, savannah lodge or Adera lodge. Dinner and overnight

Have your morning breakfast and proceed for game viewing in the Narus valley, look out for the big four which are present and they include the lions, leopards, elephants and the buffalos. The grassy Narus valley is most reliable for the lions and the leopards, huge herds of buffalos and elephants are found in these savannah areas as well. The Park is set against a backdrop of beautiful Mountains ranges offering the best scenery of a true African gem. Zebras, different antelope species and the cheetahs might be spotted in your morning game drive. You will head back to your lodge for lunch. Later, proceed with a karamojong community cultural encounter. You will spend a wonderful afternoon with the karamojong people as you learn about their cultures and beliefs.

At the end of the day you will return to your lodge to relax and enjoy your evening. Dinner and overnight

After morning breakfast and transfer to Murchison National through Gulu. We shall have a lunch stop in Gulu town and then proceed to Murchison Park.

Check in at Pakuba safari lodge, Fort Murchison lodge or Para lodge. Dinner and overnight

After your morning breakfast, you will hit the Savannah in search for more adventure. This park offers the best scenery for landscape and also the big 4. Today you will embark on a 3 hours game drive in to search for the big 4 which include the lion, leopard, buffalo and elephant. Other big game includes giraffes, hippos, kobs, heart beasts, warthogs, hyenas, jackals. After game viewing, return to the lodge for lunch and an afternoon boat cruise to the summit of the Murchison falls. The cruise on the river is indeed relaxing with a lot of animals sightings like the crocodiles, Hippos, elephants, the fish eagles, the king fishers, and lots of birds. A hike to the top of the falls is a must activity one shouldn't miss.

Dinner and overnight at your lodge

After your morning break, head for Ziwa rhino sanctuary. This sanctuary is known for spotting white rhinos at a close range in the wild. The rhino is one of the big 5 animals. After your rhino tracking you have completed the big 5 adventure.

. Have lunch and transfer to Entebbe airport to catch up with the late night flight.

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We keep our group sizes low so that you have the freedom to move around and get involved with your surroundings, as well as more personal attention from our local guides. This intimate size ensures that your group will not crowd your experience. You can expect up to 15 travelers on a trip but the average is 10.

Travelers arrive from all over the world to begin our tours and it is not possible to include international airfare in our prices. We would be happy to help you arrange flights. Just ask for an air quote when making your booking.

To travel independently you must be at least 18 years of age. There are no upper age limits for most of our tours. Also, travellers with pre-existing medical conditions are required to complete a medical questionnaire. Our Family Adventures are open to families with children aged between 5 and 17 years of age. Our standard (non-family) adventures are open to children aged 12 years or older when accompanied by a parent (max. two children per adult). The two-children-per-adult restriction does not apply to our Family adventures.

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