Overview of the7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park

This 7 days Uganda wildlife safari features a multitude of Uganda safari/ Uganda tour activities that will give you a sneak peek look into Uganda’s spectacular biodiversity which ranges of the landscape to wild animals to cultural, to food, beautiful people and plants and birds. This long Uganda wildlife safari kicks off with a blood rushing zip lining experience in Mabira forest which is one of east Africa biggest tropical lowland forests. You will also make a Jinja tour / Jinja day tour to hand you an opportunity to explore the diverse tourism capital of the pearl of Africa. This safari Uganda/ safari in Uganda also extends your fun fare to Kapchorwa where you get to hike to the most beautiful Sipi falls in this tropical paradise. Your Uganda wildlife safari adventure follows suite with your visit Kidpeo Valley National Park -Uganda’s best classic wildlife safari parkas rated by safari bookings an online travel organization. This Uganda safari tour,/ Uganda safaris only comes to a climax when you make it to Murchison falls national park– Uganda’s largest conservation area located which is found in North Western part of Uganda in the districts of Masindi, Nwoya and Packwach.  Have you ever heard of Africa’s big five? This Uganda safari tour gives you an opportunity to meet these wild beasts that really gave early game hunters a run for their money given their utter brutality and fierceness these animals include African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, lions leopards and rhinos. Other wild mammals you should look out for include Rothschild giraffes, zebras greater and lesser kudus. For birder, this Uganda safari is a like a kid’s visit to candy store as these two parks boost of a combined total of 850 bird species such as which are available to you to see

Highlights of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park

Day 1 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park: Transfer from Kampala to Jinja for zip lining and quad biking

Day 2 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park:  Transfer to Sipi falls and hike to the falls and engage in a community tour

Day 3 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park:  Transfer to Kidepo Valley Park

Day 4 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park:  Engage in a morning game drive and also an evening cultural encounter

Day 5 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park:  Transfer to Murchison falls and also have an evening game drive

Day 6 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park: Have a morning game drive as well as an afternoon boat cruise

Day 7 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park: have a Ziwa rhino trekking experience along the way back to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park

7 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari, Chimpanzee, Scenery & Wildlife TourDay 1 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park: The first day of this long Uganda wildlife safari kicks off with an early morning pick up from your hotel or residence in Kampala and embark on a tour in Uganda road trip to Mabira. Engage in an exhilarating zip-lining experience which gets you swinging from one tree to another. Proceed to Jinja tour and get to engage in an adventurous quad biking experience which gets you riding along the dirt roads of Jinja and also through the sugar cane plantation of Kakira. During this ride, expect to meet the young children of Uganda who will give you a big and genuine smile on seeing and will chant emphatically a common phrase “bye Muzungu” as a gesture of them welcoming you. In the evening as the sun sets over the western horizon transfer to lake victoria and be part of a  sundowner boat cruise which takes you on an exploration journey of the beautiful lake victoria and watch fishermen cast their nets into the lake in order to stand a chance to capture perhaps an enormous Nile tilapia fish. The end of this activity draws what has been a fun-filled day on this Uganda tours experience in Jinja. Transfer to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Jinja Nile resort, Kingfisher safaris resort

Mid range: 2 Friends beach hotel, Jinja Nile resort, King fisher safaris resort, Samuka island retreat

Budget: Nile river camp, explorers river camp, Source of the smile.

Day 2 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park: Day 2 starts with an early morning breakfast, check out of the lodge and embark on a fascinating road adventure to Kapchorwa which lasts 3-4 hours covering about 200kmto get there. On arrival to Kapchorwa head to the start of the Sipi falls trailhead and kick start your exciting hike to the Sipi falls. This hike takes you through the coffee plantations that are found along the fertile slopes of mountain Elgon suitable for the growth of Arabica coffee. Still, along this trail expect to meet quite a variety of bird species that habituate in the Elgon ranges. On arrival to the falls, you will be awestruck by the sheer beauty of these falls as you get to a huge volume of water cascading below a cliff of about 100m into an abyss. You will also be able to see all the three series of this waterfall which make it seem like an ending waterflow. At the end of this trailhead towards your already prebooked lodge for a mouthwatering meal. After settling any hunger issues pertaining, transfer to one of the local communities here and engage in a Uganda cultural safari experience that’s coupled with the coffee tour. meet the eagerly waiting locals that will give you an emphatic welcome that comes with traditional Sebei music and dance and when you the music appeals to your inner core, you can most definitely get on the dance flow and get entangled in this music and dance frenzy. These natives will give lead you on a coffee processing adventure which gives you an insight into how Uganda’s finest and aromatic coffee is processed to give you that really sweet-scented cup of coffee you can enjoy in any corner of this plant. Transfer back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay

Luxury: Sipi river lodge,

Midrange: Mbale resort

Budget: chepkui cottages and Annex, kapkwai forest camp, UWA Bandas and cottages.

Day 3 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park:  The third day of the third tour Uganda begins with a morning breakfast, check out of the lodge and begin your transfer to Kidepo Valley National park which takes you on a journey of about which is about 412km or 7-8 hours drive following the Kapchorwa- Nakapiripirit- Moroto- Kotido-Kabongo road. Engage in a mini a game drive as you transfer to your lodge pre-booked lodge. During this game drive expect to encounter a wide variety of wild mammals which you draw close to the drive tracks to give you a warm welcome to their tropical savanna paradise.

Accommodation

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Kidepo Savanna Lodge, Nga Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget : Apoka Bandas

Day 4 of the 7 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo & Murchison falls park: The fourth day of this long Uganda wildlife safari takes you an exploration of the great Kidepo wilderness. Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast then transfer to the Narus Valley which holds the biggest percentage of Kidepo’s wilderness due to the presence of the permanent Narus river is a permanent water source and fresh pastures. During this game drive, expect to meet numerous wild mammals of Kidepo such as the cape buffaloes, African bush elephants, hippos, zebras and the Rothchild giraffes and a wide variety of other ungulates such as both the lesser and greater kudus and the Jackson hartebeests. During this game drive, check out out the numerous bird species as Kidepo is gifted with an abundance of bird species which tally to a whopping total of 475 bird species. After about 3 hours of traversing this dry savanna park return to the lodge so that you escape from the incessantly hot Kidepo temperatures. Grab a cold drink to sip on as take in the impeccably impressive views of Kidepo. In the evening when the temperatures have cooled down a transfer to the Karamojong community for your cultural safari experience. on arrival here, you are in for a welcoming spectacle which comes with Karamojong dance and music and which involves drumming, clapping and singing and long jumps. When you feel attracted to this dance join the Karamojong and grove to this jumping and foot-stomping dance. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Kidepo Savanna Lodge, Nga Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget : Apoka Bandas

Day 5of the 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari:  Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast checkout of the lodge and embark on a 7-8 hour drive covering about 340km fromKidepo valley national park to Murchison falls national park. This journey has a lunch break in Gulu town before finally proceeding to the park. On arrival to Murchison Falls Park, enjoy a mini-game drive enroute to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 6 of the 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls:  Day 5 kicks off with an amazing breakfast treat at the lodge which is aimed at giving you a lot of energy for the day’s activities ahead. Kick-off this eventful day on this 7 days Uganda safari tour with a morning game drive following several game drive tracks in Murchison falls in search of the wild mammals that dwell in this tropical savanna paradise. In case you still felt to have another chance to see the animals of Kidepo, this game drive in Murchison falls gives you an opportunity to see the animals in Kidepo and a lot more as you encounter  wild animals such as Burchell zebras, leopards, lions cape buffaloes, Jackson hartebeest, giraffes, African bush elephants and hippos. After 2-3 hours of traversing Murchison falls park wilderness, return to the lodge and relax as you wait for lunch to be served. After this lunch transfer to the Paara jetty for a fascinating boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. During this cruise, take to the upper deck and have 360 views of this part of Murchison falls wilderness. Expect to have dramatic encounters with wild water dwellers such as the hippos, the prehistoric Nile crocodiles that have hardly evolved for over 50 million years. As you enjoy this cruise, look out for the Nyamusika cliffs which habituate thousands of various bird species such as red-throated bee-eaters, swallowtails kingfishers and many more. As you draw close to the falls, you will be welcomed by a thunder roar of the falls as the water plunges itself a whopping 43 meters below a cliff. Get off the boat and hike to the top of the falls where you will be ushered into the real beauty of Murchison falls as you get to see its truly tenacity as you see millions of gallons of water squeezing through a narrow gorge of about 8 meters before plummeting 43 meters below a cliff.

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Zebras

Day 7 of the 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley and Murchison Falls: The final day of this safari in Uganda is quite relaxed given that you have a light schedule. Wake up at around 07:00 am have breakfast, checkout of the lodge and begin another round of game drive for about 2  hours in order to have a sighting of more of the wild mammals that fascinated you on during the previous game drives as well as more of other wild animals. Since you have already seen 4 out of the 5 big Africa game meet the 5th one with a detour to Ziwa rhino sanctuary on your way back to Kampala. Ziwa rhino sanctuary habituates 27 rhinos and this short visit gives you an opportunity to venture out in the open Ziwa wilderness as you track for several of these rhinos. After this rhino trekking experience transfer to Kabalega dinner for lunch and then finally continue with your journey back to Kampala.

Many travellers who visit Uganda on this 7 days Uganda wildlife safari, usually ensure to have an encounter with the absolutely magical gorillas hence we would wish that the next time you get a chance to visit Uganda, we recommend that you take a Uganda gorilla safari. Experience a magical gorilla trekking Uganda tour with a memorable gorilla trekking Uganda safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. During this gorilla safari Uganda, you are awarded an hour to gaze and photograph these magical beings in their natural habitat as they go about their daily rounds. This gorilla trek safari Uganda experience still offers you a chance to site several of the 350 bird species in this tropical paradise. Take a memorable nature walk as you explore this pristine jungle during this Uganda gorilla tour, also don’t miss out on an epic Batwa cultural mash-up during this out of the world gorilla safari in Uganda. Choose to engage in any of these activities on your gorilla tours Uganda by choosing any of our gorilla safaris Uganda packages such as