8 Days

From USD$3,033.00
(* budget minimum 2 persons)

Highlights

  • The Big Five
  • Boat Cruises
  • Karamojong Visits
  • Nature Walks
  • Rhino Tracking

Uganda Northern Circuit Safari Experience

Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Arrival at Entebbe Airport where you will be welcomed by a representative and transferred to your accommodation in Entebbe. Overnight at Boma Guesthouse. B.B

Day 1: Fly out from Entebbe/ Kajansi airstrip to Kidepo 2hrs

After breakfast, we set off from your hotel to Entebbe/Kajansi airstrip to catch your flight to Kidepo. The flight takes approximately two and half-hours to Kidepo. You are picked from the airstrip and dropped to Apoka lodge, check in, relax and have lunch. After lunch, take an evening game drive through Kidepo Valley National park. Dinner and Overnight at Apoka Lodge.B.L.D

Day 2: Full Day in Kidepo Valley National Park

Early morning breakfast, we set off for a 2-3 hours morning game drive to Kidepo Valley National Park looking for lions, cheetahs and leopards. We relax at Apoka Lodge, lunch and we arrange for an evening fully parked Game drive. Return in the evening for Dinner and Overnight at Apoka Lodge.B.L.D

Day 3: Full Day in Kidepo Valley Park

After our breakfast, we embark on our Game drive, return for lunch and again return to the game trails for the afternoon Game safari. 80 different kinds of mammals are found here, 28 of which are found nowhere else in Uganda. Tree Climbing lions are found here during the day as they tend to roam at night, Herds of Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, 5 kinds of primates, bat-eared fox, striped hyena, aardwolf, caracal, cheetah and hunting dog, eland, bush buck, bush duskier, defassa water buck, bohor reed buck, Jackson’s hartebeest and oribi. Dinner and Overnight at Apoka Lodge.B.L.D

Day 4- Karamajong Community Visit

The Karamojong people have been settled in Northern Uganda since 1600 A.D. Originally from Ethiopia, the name Karamojong is derived from a phrase meaning ‘the old men can walk no further’. Apoka Lodge has established a good relationship with a nearby Karamojong community and the opportunity is there to visit the village and learn about this history of this interesting community and its culture and traditions. Dinner and Overnight at Apoka Lodge.B.L.D

Day 5-Kidepo Valley Park-Murchison falls 1-1:30 Hrs

Early morning breakfast, games drive as you drive through Kidepo to the airstrip and take your flight to Pakuba airstrip. Driver picks you up from Pakuba and drives you to Paara Safari Lodge. Check in your hotel, have lunch and relax. Later in the evening, enjoy an evening game drive and retire late in the afternoon at your hotel. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge Nile Safari Lodge B.L.D

Day 6: Murchison falls National Park

Early mornings embark on a half-day game drive on the northern bank of the Nile, escorted by a game ranger. Wildlife in this part includes the Rothschild Giraffe, elephant, Jackson hartebeest, lions, oribis, waterbucks and a variety of savannah woodland birds. In the afternoon we will go on a Nile cruise for game viewing at close quarters; this is a paradise for hippos and crocodiles. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge Nile Safari Lodge B.L.D

Day 7: Chimpanzee – Kampala 5-6Hrs

Proceed for a forest walk in Pabidi Forest. Primates resident in this forest include l’ hoestes, red Columbus, blues, red tailed monkeys and grey cheeked mangabeys. The guide will provide detailed explanations, not only about primates, but also on all the forest flora and fauna and will ensure that our walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for bird watching and for seeing primates at close quarters. After lunch; drive back to Kampala, arriving late afternoon. Optional: Rhino tracking at Zziwa rhino sanctuary for an extra $48 per person. Dinner and Overnight at Cassia Lodge. B.B

Day 8: Departure:

Enriched with an experience of a lifetime and unforgettable memories you will say goodbye to the Pearl of Africa. In time you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport for your international flight back home.

End of Tour!

Rate per person

No of persons Budget Mid-range Luxury
1 Person $1995 $2155 $5500
2 Persons $1860 $2050 $3600
4 Persons 1450 $1750 $3000
6 Persons $1360 $1680 $2950

Included in the Package

  • Ground transport in a 4 x 4 vehicle
  • Fuel for the entire tour
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide
  • Park entrance fees
  • Water in the car throughout the tour
  • Accommodation as listed in the program
  • Services of Park rangers and Gorilla guides

Excluded from the Package

  • Airfares into Uganda
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Gorilla trekking permits
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and lodge staff
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Food and alcoholic beverages
  • All expenses of a personal nature e.g. laundry, souvenirs etc.

LUXURY TRAVEL

  • Accommodation in 4 and 5 Star Hotels and luxury cottages in the park/wild
  • Private and personalized service
  • Gourmet meals and drinks
  • Spas, saunas and massage treatment
  • Stylish modern furnishings
  • Gorilla tracking permits
  • A porter to carry your day-park while Gorilla tracking