5 Days Big 5 Uganda Kidepo Safari

Kidepo Valley National Park won a prestigious CNN wilderness award in 2013 and is now one of the most sought-after tour places in Uganda. The Big 5 Uganda Kidepo safari unleashes the formidable combination of touristic features that make this national park stand out.

These include a variety of wildlife (both birds & animals), culture and physical features. We welcome you to Uganda’s true wilderness experience.

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5 Days Big 5 Uganda Kidepo Safari Highlights

Main Destinations

Activities

  • White Rhino Tracking
  • Game Drives
  • Culture Tour
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Detailed 5 Days Big 5 Uganda Kidepo Safari

Detailed 5 Days Big 5 Uganda Kidepo Safari

Day 1: Travel from Kampala City to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Your 5 Days Big 5 Uganda Kidepo Safari to the true African wilderness will kick off early morning from either Entebbe or Kampala. You will have a lunch stop at Ziwa rhino’s sanctuary where you will also visit the only Rhinos in Uganda. You will proceed to Gulu town crossing the Great River Nile. Here you will have an overnight.

  • Main Destination: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Accommodation: Bomah Hotel Gulu – Mid-range hotel located in or near Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Meals & Drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2 of 5 Days Big 5 Uganda Kidepo Safari: Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast, you shall drive to the rugged semi arid but beautiful valleys of Kidepo valley national park. The exclusive savannah plains are a habitat for over 77 mammal species which include the famous Africa big five as well as around 475 bird species. You will arrive in time for lunch and afterwards head for your first game drive. Main Destination: Kidepo Valley National Park Best Time to Visit September to March (Dry season) High Season September to March (The park rarely gets crowded) Best Weather September to November (End of the rains) Wildlife in Kidepo Valley NP – See all animals Elephant Common Buffalo Common Zebra Common Lion Occasional Leopard Occasional f Cheetah Occasional.

  • Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge – Mid-range lodge bordering Kidepo Valley NP without fences
  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included).

Day 3: Kidepo Valley National Park

Today you will set out early for a game drive and have an idea how animals start the day. Look out for elephant, warthog, duiker, Jackson’s Hartebeest, lion, leopard, zebra, giraffe, and huge herds of buffalo, cheetah and hundreds of bird species. After an afternoon rest, you will have another game drive that will lead you to the Hot springs. You will take a walk around these hot water streams.

  • Main Destination: Kidepo Valley National Park.
  • Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge – Mid-range lodge bordering Kidepo Valley NP without fences
  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included).

Day 4 of 5 Days Big 5 Uganda Kidepo Safari: Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast, embark on a morning game drive through the Narus Valley. it 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 for a community experience. Discover the interesting beliefs and values of the Karamojong people. You will also be able to see some of their traditional tools, crafts and jewelry. You will also be invited for a vigorous leaping dance with these jolly individuals.

  • Main Destination: Kidepo Valley National Park
  • Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge – Mid-range lodge bordering Kidepo Valley NP without fences
  • Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included).

Day 5:  Entebbe international air port

You will have an early breakfast as you wind up your safari and prepare for a long road journey to Entebbe or any other destination of your choice. Don’t forget to look out the beautiful landscape and features along the way. Where applicable, you will be driven to the airport to catch your flight back home.

  • Main Destination: Entebbe International Airport
  • Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
  • Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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5 Days Big 5 Uganda Kidepo Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

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Included

  • Park fees
  • (For non-residents)
  • Rhino permits
  • (One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities
  • (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation
  • (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals
  • (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • International flights
  • (From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal items
  • (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Drinks

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