This part of Uganda offers one of the best experiences from Culture experience tour threw Karamoja and Safari in the Open Savannah of Kidepo Valley National Park. Its an exclusive private tour with good self contained lodges that have great service.
Arrive Entebbe (Uganda). Just in case your flight arrives early you can visit the Botanical Gardens and take a walk for about an hour and a half. You can see many Botanical trees, lot of birds such as Horn bills, Fish Eagles, Great Blue Turaco and also monkeys like the Velvet. Overnight Acacia Boutique Entebbe. Stay 1 Night.
After breakfast we drive to Jinja, change money in Kampala along the way. In the afternoon you will take a boat tour to visit the Source of the River Nile. Then you can have a walk to visit the town. It has beautiful old Colonial buildings which are now used for different purposes. You can also visit the craft shops. Overnight Casa Mia. Stay 2 Nights.
Today is a free day in Jinja Town. If you like adventure this is the place to be! Jinja is the fun place in Uganda and you can do all kinds of crazy things,
Here there a lot of Optional Activities;
1. White water rafting (full day USD 145 / half day USD 125)
2. A horseback safari (USD 50 for 2 hours / USD 70 for 3 hours)
3. Quad-biking ( USD 70 for 2 hours / USD 90 for 3 hours)
4. A day of whitewater kayaking on the river (USD 120)
5. A sun downer cruise on the Nile (USD 35)
6. A visit to the source of the Nile
7. A visit to Jinja market.
8. Walk around Jinja town to see the beautiful Colonial Buildings.
If you prefer to relax instead it's as well a very good place to hang out. Overnight Casa Mia.
Today we leave Jinja and drive to Moroto. This is one of long drives we shall have but threw very beautiful scenery of the Country threw Pian Upe game reserve. You cannot compare this landscape to any other part of the Country. You will arrive Moroto in time for lunch and then later in the afternoon you will go for a short walk in the City and can have a sun downer at a local bar enjoying stories from your local guide. Overnight Mount Moroto Hotel. Stay 2 Nights. Overnight Mount Moroto Hotel. Stay 2 Nights.
After breakfast, you will begin your tour threw the Manayattas and Villages in Moroto. We highly recommend cycling on mountain bikes threw this area however, if you prefer not to cycle we recommend using a motor bike commonly as Boda Boda who drive you safe threw the Villages. These riders come from the communities so when we use them we employ the locals as well. You return for lunch and then have relaxed afternoon. Overnight Mount Moroto Hotel.
Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park. Game drive in the afternoon. This is on of the best National Parks in Africa. You have a very good chance of searching for Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes among other Wildlife. Overnight Kidepo Savannah Lodge. Stay 3 Nights.
After an early breakfast you will go for a morning game drive to search for Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes among many other wildlife in the park. Kidepo is very famous for Lions that like to climb rocks and trees as well. It also has a very beautiful scenery that you cannot compare with any other parks found in Uganda. You will return for lunch and then later in the afternoon you will go on another game drive. Overnight Kidepo Savannah Lodge.
This day after breakfast you will go on a nature walk for about 2 hours threw the park with an armed ranger. He will guide you and tell you about the park and also about the birds, wildlife, shrubs, flora among many others. You will then return to the lodge have lunch relax and then go on an afternoon game drive. Overnight and dinner Kidepo Savannah Lodge.
This day you can choose to sleep in or go yet another game drive to search for more wildlife you might have missed out on. You will then return for an early lunch and then later drive to Gulu town. Its a small nice town so here you can go for a late evening walk in the town. Overnight Churchill Courts. Stay 1 Night.
Transfer to Entebbe Airport. Along the way visit the White Rhinos at Ziwa Sanctuary. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the endangered White Rhinos in the wild from a close range, while at the same time learn about the breeding program and the steps taken to involve the local communities in the conservation efforts. After the trek you have lunch en-route and continue to the Airport to be in time for your flight home.
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