7 Days Mount Elgon Hike & Kidepo Valley Wildlife Safari

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Mount Elgon Hike and Kidepo Valley Wildlife Safari

7 Days Mountain hiking and wildlife safari in Uganda features 2days hike to Wagagai peak; Mt Elgons highest peak plus a guided game drive through Kidepo parks Narus valley. Other activities include community walks.

DAY 1Arrival
Today you will be picked from the airport to your hotel for dinner and sleep over by our agent

DAY 2Kampala to Mount Elgon national park
Today you will be picked from your hotel after breakfast and immediately start o a journey to Mbale via Jinja and Tirinyi a distance of about 3 hours covering 256km from Kampala city. While in Mbale, you will visit the sipi falls after which you will check in to a lodge, have dinner and spend the night.

DAY 3Drive to Budadiri
Today after breakfast, you will be driven to Budadiri from were hiking starts via Sasa river camp 2900m high proceeding to Mude camp which is 3500m high where you will spend the night and have dinner.

DAY 4Mount Hike to Wagagai peak to Kidepo national park
After breakfast, you will climb from Mude camp to Wagagai peak that is 4321m high and it takes about 4 hours. After this, you will descend and immediately drive to Kidepo valley national park through the Karamoja region and Kitgum district with lunch on arrival. You will check in, have a few refreshments, later dinner and sleep over.

Kidepo valleyDAY 5Game drive
You will wake up to ready breakfast after which you will go for an early morning game drive where you might see the early risers like lions and leopards. Other mammals that may be spotted include, the stripped hyenas, cheetah, bat eared fox, caracal lesser, roan antelope, greater kudu, eland, oribi, besia oryx, oribi, defassa, giraffe, zebra, elephants and many more. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, you will have a tour to the local communities and do some activities with them like milking of cows and their traditional dances. After these adventures, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight sleep.

DAY 6Kidepo national park to Gulu town
Today, after breakfast, you will check out and prepare for a 3 to 4 hour drive to Gulu town where you will be spending the night.

DAY 7Return to Kampala city
This being the last day of your trip, you will have dinner, checkout and start on your journey back to Kampala city.

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3 Days Jinja, Kampala & Lake Mburo Adventure Tour

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3 Days Jinja, Kampala & Lake Mburo Adventure Tour

3 days Uganda tour combines the water adventure sports in Jinja, the amazing sights and sounds of Kampala city as well a glimpse into Uganda’s wilderness in Lake Mburo National park on a sensational guided game drive through the savanah plains.

Day 1: White Water rafting in Jinja

We depart Kampala early morning to Jinja for the half day white water rafting experience. In the afternoon, we tour the source of the Nile and then wind up with a sightseeing tour in Jinja and return to Kampala.

Day 2: Kampala cultural tour

On this day, we unveil to you the cultural history of the Baganda people by visiting popular sites like the Kings Palace, Kabaka’s lake ,  Buganda Parliament, Kasubi royal tombs among others. We also take you through the major places of worship as well as visit the Uganda Museum that wraps up Uganda’s past history in just over an hour. Depending on day of the week, we can attend the cultural extravaganza at Ndere Centre.

Day 3: Lake Mburo game drive

This is the day for the wildlife experience. We depart Kampala as early as 6.30 am and drive south westwards to Lake Mburo National Park. The key highlights to look out for on enroute stop over include the Mpanga Forest reserve, the Uganda Equator and if time allow the crocodile farm in Buwama.  At the Lake Mburo, we embark on a game drive and boat safari with sightings such as the zebras, buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, Hippos and lots of bird species. The views of savanah plains as seen from the park are simply magnificient. We return to Kampala late in the evening.

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