7 Days Kidepo  Park & Sipi Falls Safari

The 7 Days Uganda safari to Kidepo valley National park, Sipi falls, Pian Upe reserve and Manyata cultural village with Engagi Safaris. The safari offers you memorable game viewing, hiking experience and cultural encounters making your safari memorable.

Trip Summary

Day 1:Pick up and transfer to Kidepo valley

Day 2: Game drive & tour hot springs

Day 3: Transfer to kotido, visit the Manyata cultural village

Day 4:Transfer  to Pian upe game reserve & evening game drive

Day 5: Transfer to sipi falls

Day 6: Hike to the top of Sipi Falls

Day 7: Transfer to Kampala for departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:Pick up and transfer to Kidepo valley

Early in the morning, our driver guide will pick you  from your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala and set off for a long drive north east wards  to Kdepo Valley National Park. Stop in Gulu town for late lunch and proceed to the park reaching in the evening. You may have an optional night game drive to see nocturnal animals. Dinner and overnight at Nga Moru Wilderness camp.

Day 2: Game drive & tour hot springs

Game viewing in Kidepo ValleyWake up very early and transfer to Naru valley for excellent game viewing. Narus valley has the highest concentration of wild animals  including elephants, cheetahs, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, leopards, bush duikers, jackals, bush pigs, water bucks, warthogs, jackals, mountain reed buck, Kuddus, Caracal and spotted hyenas among others. Also, the valley is home for  the famous ostriches which give an added opportunity to make you safari memorable. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and wait for hot lunch. In the afternoon, visit the Kanangorok hot springs in the northern park of the park towards Kidepo river. Enjoy the  magical views of the hotsprings whose waters boils  at 50°c temperature to make tea and boil eggs. Expect to find local people bathing in the healing waters of the  hot springs. Return to Nga Moru Wilderness camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Transfer to kotido, visit the Manyata cultural village

After breakfast, transfer to Kotido to visit the Manyata cultural village, the world’s biggest cultural village. Here you will interact with local people in their Manyatas, take part in their cultural practices  and learn more about their exceptional cultures and traditions. Dinner and overnight in Moroto Town

Day 4:Transfer  to Pian Upe game reserve & evening game drive

After breakfast, transfer to Pian Up wildlife  reserve, Uganda’s largest game reserve spreading over a total land area of 2043 square kilometers. Enjoy this scenic drive through  Pader Palwo  on Moroto road. Enjoy the evening game drives in the park  which offers  you close encounters of wild animals grazing and hunting in the park before retiring for night rest. Dinner and overnight at Pian Upe Bandas.

Day 5: Transfer to Sipi Falls

Have a cup of coffee, check out and transfer to Sipi falls in Kapchorwa. Dinner and overnight at Sipi River Lodge

Day 6: Hike to the top of Sipi falls

Sipi  falls tourArise early, have breakfast and transfer embark on a hike to  to explore a series of 3 waterfalls which make up Sipi falls. The  three falls are located on different altitudes  at 100 meters, 85 meters and 75 meters accordingly. Follow a slippery network of trails hiking on ladders soaked with water. The hike takes over 4 hours to  cover up the 7 kilometers trail. The hike is steep and the trails slippery, a hiking a stick is therefore a must have. The top of the  falls offer you magnificent views of Mt Elgon, the park and neighboring communities. Dinner and overnight at Sipi River Lodge

Day 7: Transfer to Kampala for departure

Have breakfast, check out and transfer to Kampala for your connecting flight at Entebbe international airport

End of the Safari

Safari Inclusions

  1. Ground transport
  2. Accommodation and meals
  3. Park entrance fees
  4. Night game drives (optional)
  5. Driver guide allowance
  6. Bottled drinking water
  7. Government Taxes
  8. Sipi falls hike
  9. Community visits

Safari exclusions

  1. Alcoholi beverages
  2. driver guide tip
  3. phone calls
  4. optional activities
  5. other personal expenses