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August 12, 2019

Kidepo and Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

Written By Akita wild tours and travel

6 Days Kidepo and Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari
Take on this four days’ tour to the northern in Uganda and along the way and during the safari activities you will have sight of the Uganda’s fragmented eco – geographical zones, diminishing rain forests, savanna woodland and grasslands, water bodies (River Nile), semi-arid areas.
Day 1: Drive north of Uganda.
Early breakfast at your hotel of residence then drive to the north passing through towns like Luweero where you will be able to see the luwero triangle and you will be told of its history, Kigumba, Bweyale, Kamudini and Gulu. You will have lunch along the way and then drive on to kitgum town where you will have dinner and rest as you prepare to enter into kidepo valley the following day.

Day 2: A drive to Kidepo Valley Park
Wake early, eat breakfast and drive from Kitgum town to the most silent and rarely visited park though highly bio-diversified Kidepo Valley national park. We will drive and go through the “Karamajongs”one of the tribal communities and cattle-keeping people .then also check out their traditional way of life. You will then enter the park through the Katurum gate in midmorning and see a number of animals like; striped and spotted hyena, the greater and lesser Kudu, Jackson’s hartebeest, Oribis plus more others as you reach the Apoka Tourism Information Centre for your lunch meal, followed by an afternoon game drive before settling into the available lodge reserved at for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Explore Kidepo Valleys Wildlife
After breakfast in the morning head for a game drive in the wild to see the early risers, you will drive to Kanangorok hot spring and the Narus Valley, these tracks support animals like elephants, Cape buffaloes, Rothchild’s, Giraffes, Burchell’s Zebras, Cheaters, Lions, Leopards, Guenther’s Dik diks, Common Elands, Bohor reedbucks and Birds species like the Giant Ostrich, Bustards, Secretary birds, Karamoja Apalis plus many more. Following lunch is proceeding to Karenna and Kadepo to view and enjoy the cultural performances by the native Karamajong people. You will then be served dinner and sleep.

Day 4: Kidepo Valley transfer to Murchison
Having had breakfast you will then set off early enough to head to Murchison falls national park through pakwach, the drive will see you through kitgum and then gulu where you will stop for your lunch meal. There after check into the hotel dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Murchison falls national park.
You will eat breakfast and then head for the drive through the northern bank of River Nile entering the park by Tangi gate. The park is covered with Borasses palms, acacia species which is food to elephants and Roth Child’s Giraffes, while on the game drive you will be insight of the elephants, savanna buffaloes, Harte beests, and Uganda kobs, Birds species like African hoopoes, Martial eagles, White backed and Griffon’s vultures. Leopards can be seen close to the delta at which river Nile enters into the Lake Albert. You will also not ot miss the numerous semi- aquatic hippos found at the place where they rest from after they’ve grazed. Back to lodge dinner and overnight sleep.

Day 6: End of Uganda Tour.
Have breakfast then head back to Kampala city passing through masindi town with a stop at the Rhino sanctuary, where you will spend little time then have lunch along the way. Arrival in the late evening to Kampala drop at the hotel or airport.
End of Tour

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Akita wild tours and travel

Akita wild tours and travel

Akita Wild Tour and Travel is an East Africa based Tours and travel company with it's headquartered in Kampala, Uganda. We organize and execute gorilla trekking safaris, wildlife tours, mountaineering, rafting on river Nile, cultural tours and birding tours to Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. We arrange hundreds of safaris to different parts of East Africa every year. Whether this is your very first trip to Africa or you have been here so many times, when you need unsurpassed experience in organizing your ideal African Safari holiday. Travel with us the experts. Whatever your preferred style of travel, we have the experience necessary to build you a trip of a lifetime. We partner with luxury, small, nature lodges, tented camps to ensure you experience the best safari in East Africa. All our travel styles are about minimizing environmental impact and making travel part of the adventure.

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