08:30 After an early breakfast
,you are picked up from your Arua hotel ,depart for Murchison Falls National park via Nebbi and
Pakwach towns with a stop over to pick up fresh fruit ,crafts and pottery at
the roadside stalls .Make your entry into the park via Tangi Gate and game
drive as you transfer to your appointed lodge for Check in and lunch.
2:00PM After lunch you are
dropped off at Paraa for a memorable
launch trip to to the base of the Falls.
The three hour return journey is for many a highlight of a trip to
Murchison. Along the river encounter several
hippos, enormous crocodiles, amazing bird life a possible sighting of
the rare shoebill. Return downstream and transfer back to your lodge.
Arrange an early dinner before
you go for a guided Night Game Drive.
The Nocturnal Game Drive is about
two hours in length and it takes place at dusk or after darkness has set in. Using spotlights, Encounter nocturnal predators of the
night out on the prowl such as Lions, Leopards, Hyenas, birdlife including the
amazing Night Jar.Return to your lodge Overnight
After breakfast ,check out and depart for KidepoValley National Park ,game drive en route. Have a coffee break in Gulu Town.
Gulu is the largest town in Northern Uganda. It serves as an excellent stopover
en route to Kidepo . There is a wide choice of restaurants serving traditional
Ugandan cuisine options on offer. This rapidly developing town is abuzz with Non Governmental Organisations, new shops and cafes, and an influx of volunteer tourists.
Visit Bakers Fort, Patiko en route to Kidepo ,a 19th Century relic of colonial scramble
where British Explorer Sir Samuel Baker set up a garrison in 1872.
Drive through stunning landscape
and scenery via Kitgum and Pader before
you make your entry into , Ugandas best kept secret, Kidepo Valley National
Park. The park stretches across broad
swathes of savannah studded with hills and rock clusters, and is traversed by
the forest-flanked Lorupei River. Game drive as you transfer to your appointed
lodge for dinner & overnight .
After an early breakfast options
include hikes through the Katarum or Game Drives through Narus Valley . The park is home to roughly 80 mammal
species, 28 of which are found at no other park in the country, and is particularly
well known for its rich population of raptors and over 450 species of bird.
Visitors can look forward to excellent wildlife sightings including greater and
lesser kudu, eland, lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and a variety of plains
Afternoon options include a visit
to Karenga Village to experience the
culture of the Karimojong tribe.
A whole day option can be
arranged on request to visit the Ik tribe, an isolated community neighbouring
the Turkana of Kenya .
The Ik are traditionally a hunter
gatherer tribe of about 10,000 people whose livelihood diminished in the 1960’s
once their land was declared a National Park Located in a small area of Kotido
district in Uganda. They are most famous
locally for the use of wild honey reserves, which they sell for a small
income.They only recently got representation in Parliament.
Departure /Flight to Entebbe International Airport
After breakfast you are
transferred to Lomej airfield or Gulu to catch your
flight to Entebbe International