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                                    12 DAYS EAST AND NORTHERN UGANDA

Africa Safari holidays adventures include this 12 days to East and Northern Uganda Safari, that will give you a special tour of some of Uganda’s National Parks like; Murchison falls National Park, Kidepo valley national park, Mountain Elgon and the source of the Nile in Jinja.

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1

Upon arrival in Uganda, our company driver will pick you and transfer you from Entebbe international airport to your first accommodation in Uganda.

Dinner and overnight stay;

Luxury; Serena Hotel

Midrange; Imperial Royal Hotel

Budget; Fairway Hotel

DAY 2

After breakfast, depart Kampala for Murchison falls National park located in the North Western part of Uganda. This is Uganda’s largest national Park with ……….

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Upon arrival in the park you will visit the top of the falls for photography view of the strongest water falls in the world.

Dinner and overnight stay,

Luxury; Chobe Safari lodge

Midrange; Sambiya river Lodge

Budget; Bwana Tembo safari camp

 

 

DAY 3

Wake up early in the morning after breakfast you will go for a morning game drive through the southern bank of the park. Drive through the park looking for wild animals like lions leopards, cape buffaloes, African elephants , giraffes, bush bucks water bucks, and many antelopes. This three hours game drive will give you an excellent opportunity to view a variety of wild life I this national park.

After lunch you will go on an afternoon launch cruise along the Nile and this will lead you to the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls.

The two and a half hours boat cruise will give you an excellent opportunity to see many crocodiles, hippos, and many bird species including the endangered species.

Dinner and overnight stay,

Luxury; Chobe Safari lodge

Midrange; Sambiya river Lodge

Budget; Bwana Tembo safari camp

DAY 4

After breakfast, you depart Murchison falls National park for Kidepo Valley National Park in the extreme Northern part of Uganda a journey that will take around 8 hours. This is Uganda’s national park with over 77 mammals as well as around 475 bird species.

Kidepo National park is the most isolated national park in Uganda but also the most magnificent. It ranks among Africa’s finest wilderness.

Dinner and overnight stay;

Luxury; Aopka lodge

Midrange; Nga’moru wilderness camp

Budget; Apoka Rest camp

DAY 5

Take a morning game drive to kanangorok hot springs and the Narus valley after an early morning breakfast. The tracks of this park support animals like elephants, cape buffaloes. Rothchild’s giraffes, burchell’s zebras, cheaters, lions, leopards, guenther dikdik, elands among others.

Birds to be seen include the giant ostrich, bustards secretary birds, karamoja apalis and many more.

After lunch you will proceed to Karenna and kidepo for a cultural performance given by the native Karamojong people.

Dinner and over night;

Luxury; Apoka safari lodge

Midrange; Nga’moru wildnerness camp

Budget: Apoka rest camp

DAY 6

Early morning, go on a hike to Lomes Mountains to meet members of the endangered Ik tribe and wander the splendid Kidepo River valley between banks of borassus palm forest.

Alternatively, you can visit Morungule Mountains outside the park still to meet the Ik people also known as the Mountain People.

Dinner and overnight;

Luxury; Apoka safari lodge

Midrange; Ngo’moru wilderness camp

Budget; Apoka rest camp

 

DAY 7

After breakfast, Depart Kidepo valley National park for Mountain Elgon National park in Mbale. This is a journey that will take 8 to 9 hours and lunch will be enroute.

Dinner and overnight stay in Mbale town

Luxury; Mbale Resort hotel

Midrange; Sipi River lodge

Budget; Kayegi hotel

DAY 8

Enjoy views of the Ssipi falls. After breakfast, visit the sipi falls in Mountain Elgon National Park. You will ha a leisurey hike to the top of the falls.

Alternatively, you can opt for a full day nature hike from Budadiri to the Mudange cliffs known as the walls of death at the boundary of the park. These cliffs are located in the tropical forest and blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and baboons are likely to cross your track.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Mbale Resort Hotel

Midrange; Sipi River Lodge

Budget; Kayegi Hotel

DAY 9

Wake up at leisure and after breakfast; visit Mountain shambas to find out where your coffee comes from.  Arabica coffee also named Ssipi or Bugisu by farmers is the finest washed coffee in Uganda.

You will also learn about the life style of the Sabiny as you meet local residents and participate in traditional weaving.

Learn about the African cuisine through the preparation, cooking and testing of local dishes. After you will also visit the women’s handcraft shops to buy souvenirs.

Accommodation;

Luxury; Mbale Resort Hotel

Midrange; Sipi River Lodge

Budget; Kayegi Hotel

 

DAY 10

After breakfast, depart Mountain Elgon National park and head to the source of the Nile in Jinja. A boat cruise along the Nile will lead you to the point where Lake Victoria separates from River Nile giving un forgettable experience.

Dinner and overnight;

Luxury; Jinja Nile Resort

Midrange; Gately on the Nile

Budget; The Haven

 

DAY 11

Wake up at leisure and have the whole day relaxing along the Nile. You will have a boat cruise to the nearby islands.

Optional activities which are also carried out on the Nile and can be arranged on request include;

Bungee jumping, kayaking, white water rafting, River boarding, Quad biking, canoeing among others.

Dinner and overnight;

Luxury; Jinja Nile Resort

Midrange; Gately on the Nile

Budget; The Haven

DAY 12

After breakfast, depart Jinja for Entebbe to catch up with your flight .

END OF YOU SAFARI

TOTAL COST PER PERSON SHARING

NUMBER OF PEOPLE BUDGET MIDRANGE LUXURY
2 people sharing USD 2405 USD 2985 USD 4380
4people sharing USD 2030 USD 2610 USD 4005
6peoplesharing USD 1905               USD 2485 USD 3880
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