6 DAY BUDGET KIDEPO SAFARI - VISITING THE IK TRIBE
6 Day Budget Kidepo Safari takes you to Kidepo Valley National Park probably Africa's remotest National park.
BRIEF ITINERARY OF THE 6 DAY BUDGET KIDEPO SAFARI:
- Day 01: Entebbe - Gulu town.
- Day 02: Gulu - Kidepo Valley National Park.
- Day 03: Visit the Ik Tribe.
- Day 04: Full Day Game Drive + Visit Kidepo Valley + Hot Springs.
- Day 05: Kidepo Valley National Park to zziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
- Day 06: Transfer from Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary to Entebbe Airport.
6 DAY BUDGET KIDEPO VALLEY SAFARI
Tour Starts: Entebbe
Ends: Entebbe/ Kampala.
Tour Destination(s): Kidepo Valley National Park.
No. of Nights: 05 nights.
Minimum No. of Travelers: 02 sharing a twin / double room.
Maximum No. of travelers: 04 persons in a group.
#Solo Travelers are Welcome to join this tour.
Getting Around: Our Standard offer is 4×4 Mini Vans. (Vehicle Upgrades available at EXTRA cost).
Accommodation before the tour departs and on the last day can be arranged at an EXTRA cost.
ITINERARY (DAY BY DAY) – 6 DAY BUDGET KIDEPO SAFARI
DAY 01: TRANSFER FROM ENTEBBE TO GULU.
Breakfast; thereafter you will meet your driver-guide and start your 6 Day Budget Kidepo Safari. You will drive North-Wards toward Kidepo Valley National park. Lunch Enroute at Kabalega diners Thereafter you will Continue to Gulu town arriving Ontime For checkin & dinner and overnight at Boma Hotel.
Drive time(s): 4 hour to Kabalega Diners for lunch. 3 - 4 hours from Kabalega diners to Gulu.
Total Drive time(s): 7-hours ( Entebbe to Gulu town)
Accommodation: Boma Hotel - Gulu.
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner (LD)
DAY 02: TRANSFER FROM GULU TO KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
Early Breakfast: thereafter Transfer from Gulu to Kidepovalley National park along a remote but yet very Scenic route comprising of stunning mountains and very artistically well Built traditional houses.
Drive time(s): Gulu to Kidepo Valley National Park = 4 - 5 hours
Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (BLD).
DAY 03: VISIT THE IK TRIBE
Breakfast; thereafter your driver - guide will transfer you to Morungole Mountains of Karamoja - home to the most remote tribe of Ik people.
The trek up to the Ik tirbe at the top of Mt. Morungole usually lasts 4 hours return journey. Visiting The Ik Tribe of Uganda is a full Day affair.
Return to your lodge for Dinner & Overnight.
Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch en route & Dinner (BLD).
DAY 04: EXPLORE KIDEPO VALLEY, HOT SPRING + AFTERNON GAME DRIVE IN THE NARUS VALLEY.
Breakfast; thereafter you will meet a Uganda wildlife Authority ranger-guide who will accompany you on your drive to visit the famous Kidepo Valley - from which the park derives its name Kidepo - which literally means to gather. In the Kidepo valley flows a seasonal river whose usual flow-life is 2 hours. You will then proceed to the hot springs.
In the afternoon, you will indulge in a game drive that ends at your lodge - on time for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, picnic lunch boxes, & Dinner at the lodge (BLD).
DAY 05: TRANSFER FROM KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK TO ZZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY
Breakfast; thereafter checkout of the Kidepo Savannah Lodge with all your belongings and embark on a drive to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Lunch enroute, thereafter continue withe drive arriving Late afternoon on time for checkin and dinner at the the serene Amuka Safari Lodge.
Accommodation: Amuka Safari Lodge.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch box, and dinner at the Lodge (BLD).
DAY 06: RHINO TRACKING, AND TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
Breakfast; thereafter you will be accompanied by a Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary ranger on a journey to track White Rhinos. Rhinos in Uganda were last sighted in the wild in 1980's as many were poached during the civil unrest in the northern parts of Uganda.
Special Note: Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary is a Rhino Re-introduction program that will hopefully see Rhino's get re-introduced into the wild, however this program does require funding to be successful, this is the reason we have added it to your Itinerary - Thank you for Contributing to Rhino Conservation in Uganda, and Africa at large .
END OF YOUR 6 DAY BUDGET KIDEPO SAFARI
WHERE YOU WILL STAY WHILE ON YOUR 6 DAY BUDGET KIDEPO SAFARI.
Day 01: Boma Hotel - Gulu.
Day 02 - 04: Kidepo Safari Lodge.
Day 05: Amuka Safari Lodge.
Day 06: NOT included in tour price but can be arranged at EXTRA cost.
GETTING AROUND - 5 DAY UGANDA GORILLA AND CHIMPANZEE SAFARI.
STANDARD OFFER: 4X4 SAFARI CUSTOMIZED MINI VAN
Our standard mode of transportation is Road transport with the use of 4×4 Safari Customized Vans as our standard offering.
Our Vans have an open roof that offers a 360° animal view allowing for photography while on safari.
Our Vans take a maximum of 06 passengers each with the privilege of having a personal window seat.
UPGRADE: 4X4 SAFARI CUSTOMIZED LANDCRUISER
Our land cruisers come fully air conditioned and with a cool box fully packed with complimentary en route drinks and snacks. The trucks all have large windows and an open roof that offers a 360° animal view allowing for photography while on safari.
TOUR RATES & DATES - 6 DAY BUDGET KIDEPO SAFARI.
**Single Supplement charge will be for persons not willing to share a room
INCLUDES / EXCLUDES – 6 DAY BUDGET KIDEPO SAFARI
TOUR PRICE QUOTED ABOVE INCLUDES:
- 05 nights Accommodation at the lodge mentioned or similar - subject to availability at time of booking this tour.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- 01 Rhino Tracking Permit for Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
- Park Entry Fees.
- Ground transportation in a 4X4 minivan - Upgrades available at Extra Cost.
- Services of an English speaking driver-guide. (Other Language guides – EXTRA Cost)
- All fuel Costs for the tours as per the itinerary.
- Bottled mineral water in the car NOT at the lodges.
TOUR PRICE QUOTED ABOVE EXCLUDES:
- Uganda Visa -US$50 -please apply online – click here to begin your application.
- Any government imposed increments on park fees and/or taxes.
- Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
- Accommodation on the last day.
- International flights (from/to home).
- Tips (tipping guideline US$10 pp per day).
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Add-On Options to Consider adding to your 6 Day Budget Kidepo Safari.
Want more than Just 6 Day Budget Kidepo Safari!!?
Add-on to your itinerary; Clicke this link to get an insight on Top Activities - things to do an see in Murchison Falls National Park.
Forego long drive times 9 -10from Entebbe or Kampala to Kidepo Valley National Park by flying into Kidepo Valley National Park where it is just a 1 ½ hour flight from Entebbe International Airport.
You can extend your 6 Day Budget Kidepo Safari to 09 Day Kidepo Murchison and Zziwa Rhino Safari all at an affordable rate.
If you would like any amendments made to your 6 Day Budget Kidepo Safari above to include 3 Days Murchison Falls or would prefer 4 Day Fly-in Kidepo safari, please let us know.
Remember all our safari experiences are small group holidays (admitting 02 - 04 persons in a group) , and can be customized to suit your interests – thank you for choosing Realm Africa Safaris.