Kidepo Valley And Rhino Tracking Safari

Visit Kidepo Valley National Park and Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

6 Day Kidepo Valley And Rhino Tracking Safari

6 Day Kidepo Valley and Rhino tracking safari- At Africa Adventure Vacations, we organize tours or safaris to Kidepo Valley National Park for the people to enjoy the true wildness of the park. Kidepo Valley National Park is found in the Northeastern side of Uganda and we make sure that our visitors get wonderful experiences. Our Kidepo valley safari packages range from four days to 10 days and at times we combine the Kidepo valley safari with Murchison Falls National Park, Ziwa rhino sanctuary, and Pian Upe wildlife reserve. All our visitors interested in Visiting Kidepo Valley National Park will have to explore our 6 Day Kidepo Valley and Rhino tracking safari whether let it be on a budget, Mid-range, or luxury safaris. All our safari packages to Kidepo Valley National Park provides offers an unmatched safari experience

Overview of this safari

This wonderful safari package will take you to northern Uganda and northeastern Uganda to explore the secret of the wildness. Our 6 Day Kidepo Valley and Rhino tracking safari will take through Gulu town in northern Uganda to cut the long journey to the park short. After this Gulu town explores, you will proceed to Kidepo Valley National Park where you will be for the 3 nights and as you visit and explore the two beautiful valleys within Kidepo Valley National Park and as you return from Kidepo Valley National Park, you will spend a night at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to track the available white Rhinos. This is a wonderful experience for you and your family or friend that you have chosen to travel with.

6 Day Kidepo Valley and Rhino tracking safari highlights

Day 1: Drive to Gulu town in Northern Uganda

Day 2: Proceed to Kidepo valley National Park and do an evening game drive

Day 3: Morning game drive and evening game drive in Narus Valley

Day 4: Morning Game drive in Narus Valley and then Visit Kidepo valley in the afternoon

Day 5: Transfer to Zziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking

Day 6: Rhino tracking and Transfer to Entebbe International Airport

Detailed itinerary 

Day 1: Drive to Gulu town in Northern Uganda

Here you will wake up very early in the morning and have breakfast and thereafter you embark on the road trip to Gulu town found in Northern Uganda. While on this road trip, you will enjoy the scenic views of the Karuma falls as you cross the almighty river Nile the longest river in the whole World. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Karuma falls and the before continuing to Gulu town for the overnight stay. Some visitors also decide to pass through Zziwa Rhino sanctuary but you can also go to the sanctuary when returning and specifically for this safari you will bypass the sanctuary when you’re coming back from Kidepo Valley National park.

Journey time: 6 to 7 hours

Lodge: Boma hotel Gulu

Meal plan:  Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Proceed to Kidepo valley National Park and do an evening game drive

After breakfast which is usually served early in the morning, you will pack your belongings and drive to Kidepo Valley National Park you will enjoy some of the magnificence hills making a demarcating mark between the Acholi land and the Karamoja as you meet the Mayatas (Small houses or homestead for the Karamoja people) on your way to Gulu and cross some of the seasonal rivers and arrive in Kidepo valley National Park for relaxation and lunch and later drive for the evening game drive in the Narus valley

Journey time: 3 to 4 hours 

Lodging options: Adere Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Midrange).

Meal: Full board

Day 3: Morning game drive and evening game drive in Narus Valley

After having an early morning breakfast, you will drive to Narus Valley for an early morning drive. The Narus Valley is famously popular for very interesting mammals such as giraffes, antelopes, birds, zebras, and some elephants. Narus Valley features are known for having some natural water even when it is the dry season and most of the animals concentrate to drink water and graze and this is very important especially for the large herds of buffaloes. There are bigger chances of spotting the big cats and you may spot cheetahs on your lucky day you may spot the cheetah for this of your interesting trip. After, this you will go back and relax to the lodge and then return for the Narus Valley to carry out the evening game drive.

Lodging options: Adere Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Midrange).

Meal: Full board

Day 4: Morning Game drive in Narus Valley and then Visit Kidepo valley in the afternoon

Still, drive to the Narus Valley and do an extra game driving and spot wildlife that you could have missed on the previous two game drives. Having many game drives in Kidepo valley National Park is so interesting and you will not be disappointed as the park is full of wildlife species. There are a lot of spots in the park where you can stand and observe the spectacular scenes of the National Park and continue to visit the hot springs near the Uganda southern Sudan border and its this route where your likely to see the ostriches and after you will return to your lodge for the dinner and the overnight stay.

Lodging options: Adere Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Midrange).

Meal: Full board

Day 5: Transfer to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking

After breakfast, you will transfer from Kidepo Valley National Park to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking. This is is only possible if you have not passed through this sanctuary when you were going to Kidepo valley National Park. You will check in at your booked lodge for relaxation, dinner, and an overnight stay.

Journey time: 7-8 hours 

Lodge: Amuka Safari Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 6: Rhino tracking and Transfer to Entebbe International Airport

After having your breakfast in the morning, you will be led by a guide to the wild to tracking the endangered white rhinos which were poached to extinction but later re-introduced in Uganda. By engaging in this wonderful activity, you will be able to contribute to the conservation efforts as well. After rhino tracking, you will be driven back to Entebbe international airport and this will be the end your 6 Day Kidepo Valley and Rhino tracking safari 

Safari includes;

Airport or airstrip transfers

Bottled mineral water

Full board accommodation while on safari

The park entrance fees and the ranger fees

The services of the safari guide

All the safari activities within the park

Transportation in a 4×4 vehicle

Safari Excludes;

Personal related expenses such as drinks, cigars, tips, laundry and other

Visas costs

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