7-Day Classic Kidepo Safari

At A Glance

● Game Drives in Kidepo Valley National Park
● Culture & Community Experiences in Karamoja
● Nature Walk to see the White Rhino
● Early morning or night wildlife game drive

Safari Overview

This 7-Day Classic Kidepo safari will indeed take you “off-the-beaten-tracks” of Northern and North-Eastern Uganda. Along the eastern route, you will have the chance to enjoy the diverse flora and fauna traveling through forests, savannah, and bushland. You will visit the least visited wildlife reserves and cultural communities.

Besides exploring nature’s wonders and the Big Five, you will deep dive into various cultural and community encounters – from spending a night with shepherds of the Karamojong tribe around the fire, to visiting the biggest Manyatta Village in Africa, and dancing with the Ik in Kidepo Valley National Park.

On our way back, we will have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek the rare white rhinos.

Itinerary:

Customize your Safari! Our itineraries were carefully crafted by our safari consultants. They can be used as blue prints and customized according to your preferences, duration and budget.

Day 1
Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Our driver-guide will pick you from Entebbe International Airport and take you to your hotel for a briefing and relaxation.

Day 2
Drive to Karamoja

This drive will possibly be the longest trip on your safari and the most rewarding one in terms of scenic views & changes in flora and fauna.

Day 3
Community Activity in Moroto/ Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park

In the morning hours, you can opt for a simple hike up Mount Moroto, cultural activities or bird watching.

The afternoon drive will take you to the heart of Kidepo Valley National Park for a first game drive.

Day 4
Full Day Game Drive in Narus Valley

To fully enjoy the beauty and wildlife of Kidepo Valley National Park, you may opt for an early morning game drive together with a ranger who will guide you to the secret spots and hide-outs of elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, buffalos and co.

Day 5
Community Experience with Ik and Karamojong Communities

Visiting the communities will spice up your experience in Kidepo, the dance and their unique culture is worth a visit while in Kidepo national park.

Day 6
Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Today we will start our return journey driving through the endless Kidepo Valley, the vast Acholi land and finally will reach Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Day 7
Rhino Trekking and Return to Entebbe Airport

In the morning you will trek the rate white Rhino at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and later embark on a journey to Entebbe International Airport.

Accommodation: Where you will sleep & relax...

For this safari and the complete luxury experience, we warmly recommended the following safari lodges:

Karatunga - Moroto

Spend a night in comfy safari tents or opt for an eco-camp night out in the wilderness at Karatunga Safari camp.

Kidepo Savannah Lodge

The Kidepo Savannah Lodge is inspired by the savannah surroundings, the grasslands, rocky outcrops, and by the Karamojong, the tribe with their typical manyattas and colorful blankets.

Amuka Lodge

Amuka Lodge is a comfortable lodge with spacious cottages located at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

The Boma Guesthouse – Entebbe

One of Entebbe’s most original hotels with leafy greenery and a touch of colonial charm.

Let’s design your dream trip!

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