This 5 days Kidepo Valley & Big fives safari, features mainly one National Park that is kidepo Valley which is known to be africa’s finest wilderness. It features game viewing in the park where you have a chance to view many varieties of wildlife species like leopards, lions, rothschild giraffes, cape buffaloes, impalas, Elands, topis and many more . It also features nature walk where you have the opportunity to search for wildlife on foot with a guide cultural visits and community walk here you shall visit the karamojong who are pastoralists and get to know how they carry on their day to day businesses.
It features the big fives which include Rhinos found in zziwa rhino ranch where rhinos are kept in a natural environment. Elephants, Leopards, Lions and cheetah that is only found in kidepo Valley National Park.
Safari highlights for 5 days Kidepo Valley & Big fives safari
Day one : transfer to Gulu
Day two : drive to kidepo national park
Day three: undertake game drive and nature walk
Day four : undertake community walk and cultural visits
Day five : transfer to kampala
Safari day by day for 5 days Kidepo Valley & Big fives safari
Accommodation ( click on a particular accommodation and find out more details about it)
Day 1 : Drive to Gulu –visit zziwa Rhino Sanctuary
The journey will start very early in the morning from kampala/from Entebbe. On your way, you will stop at zziwa rhino sanctuary to track the rhinos. This sanctuary is now home for the white rhinos that have been reintroduced in Uganda, later have lunch and continue your way to Gulu. Along the way you will see the karuma falls. Dinner and overnight at Boma Hotel Gulu
Day 2 : Drive to kidepo Valley National Park
After breakfast you shall drive to Kidepo Valley National Park. The park lies in the rugged, semi arid valleys of between uganda’s borders with sudan and Kenya. It has a large population of big game and boasts over 77 mammal species. Kidepo valley is Uganda’s most isolated National Parks but also magnificent and ranks among the Africa’s finest wilderness. in the late afternoon you will have a game drive. Overnight at Apoka Lodge.
Day 3 : Game drive and Nature walk
After breakfast you will start your game drive. kidepo valley National Park is home to the elephants, zebras, giraffes, huge herd of buffaloes, warthogs, duikers, jackson’s Hartebeest, lions, Leopards cheetahs and hundreds of bird species. The game drive will lead to the Narus Valley where you will have a nature walk to the hot springs and later return to your accommodation. You will also enjoy a night game drive. Overnight at Apoka lodge.
Day 4 : Community walk and cultural visits
After an early morning breakfast embark on a morning game drive that will take you through the Narus valley which will also enable you to be in full sight of varieties of birds as well. In the evening you will drive to a nearby village where you will spend time with the karamojong people and have sight into their way of life. The karamojong are traditionally cattle raiders and hunters. However, through community conservation education, their lifestyle is gradually changing and most of them know the value of conservation of the park. Overnight at Apoka lodge
Day 5 : Drive back to kampala – Entebbe
After your breakfast you will drive to kampala arriving in the evening to catch your flight back home.
|Persons||Date||Price per person|
|2 Persons||Any date||USD3150.00|
|4 Persons||Any date||USD2700.00|
|6 Persons||Any date||US2500.00|
Safari Inclusions for 5 days Kidepo Valley & Big fives safari
- All meals and accomodations
- All ground transportation in a comfortable 4*4 vehicle with a pop up roof
- Services of a full time English/ german driver guide
- Water ,coffee and tea while on safari
- All airport pickups and drops
- All activities as stipulated in the itinerary
- All government taxes
- All park entry fees
- Fuel costs for the whole safari
Safari exclusions for 5 days Kidepo Valley & Big fives safari
- Accommodation in Entebbe or kampala
- Flight fare and visa
- Personal insurance
- Bar bills and telephone calls
- Tips while on safari