6 Days Kidepo And Murchison Safari: Exclusive Wilderness Tour

This exclusive 6-day Kidepo and Murchison safari offers you a wonderful encounter with stunning scenery, animals, and challenging and semi-arid terrain. In eastern Uganda, you can take part in wildlife game drives, community visits, walks to Sipi Falls, and coffee experiences.

Can be customized: You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.
Suitable for solo travelers/groups: Solo travelers can book this private tour well as a group/family & honeymooners
Minimum age of 12 years: The minimum age for this tour is 12 years.
Private tour: This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.
Mid-range/Luxury tour: This mid-range/luxury tour uses lodges and tented camps.

Itinerary at the Glance: Kidepo and Murchison Safari

  • Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Sipi Falls
  • Day 2 – 3: Kidepo Valley National Park
  • Day 4 – 5: Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 6: Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Kapchorwa- Sipi Falls and Coffee Tour

You’ll be collected from the airport. Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Drive to Kapchorwa, then continue on to Sipi Falls before arriving at the lodge. Go on the trek through Sipi Falls in the afternoon. Three breathtaking falls along the River Sipi define the waterfall. With views of the distinctive Karamoja valley, the area is primarily panoramic. You will get the opportunity to take a coffee tour along this walk, during which you will learn about coffee and get a firsthand look at how it is grown, dried, and processed locally. The Sipi Falls region, which sits at the foot of Mount Elgon, is renowned for its locally produced and farmed Bugisu Arabica coffee. The primary cash crop, Bugisu Arabica, only grows between 1,600 and 1,900 meters above sea level.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Sipi Falls Coffee Tour to Kapchorwa
Drive to Kapchorwa- Sipi Falls

Day 2: Drive to Kidepo Valley National Park

Start your journey to Kidepo Valley National Park after breakfast. About 700 kilometers from Kampala, the park is located in the rough, semi-arid valleys between Uganda’s borders with Kenya and Sudan. It was established as a national park in 1962 and is home to over 77 animal species, 475 bird species, and an abundance of large game. The most remote and beautiful national park in Uganda is called Kidepo. One of Africa’s best wilderness areas is Kidepo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Nature Walk, Game Drive, and Community Visit

You will take a nature walk in the park in the morning, followed by a game drive in the middle of the day. Elephants, zebras, giraffes, large herds of buffalo, warthogs, duikers, Jackson’s hartebeests, lions, leopards, cheetahs, and hundreds of different bird species will all be visible to you. Jackal, Roan antelope, waterbuck, eland, oribi, klipspringer, and lions are some other creatures that might be spotted running around. The park also boasts the highest density of Ugandan-native species, including the hornbill, ostrich, kori bustard, vulture, and pygmy falcon. Take a cultural tour of the Karamajong neighborhood later in the day. You will have a lovely time here spending the evening with the Karamajong people and learning about their culture and beliefs. Afterward, you’ll

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A bull elephant switches from off-roading to route one in the Kidepo Valley National Park
Landscape views of Kidepo Valley National Park

Day 4: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

Visit the renowned Murchison Falls National Park by car. The broad grassland and tropical forests of this park, one of Uganda’s largest conservation zones, are home to 451 bird species and 76 animal species. Enjoy a park game drive in the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Game Drive and Launch Cruise on the Falls

Go on a game drive after a leisurely breakfast. Observe diverse bird species while driving over the wide African savanna in search of lions, leopards, hyenas, buffalo, elephants, Jackson hartebeests, oribis, waterbucks, and Uganda kobs. The Albert Nile flows north from Lake Albert after passing through the savannah, a Borassus palm forest, and grassland on this scenic trip. Take a boat trip to Murchison Falls National Park in the late afternoon. Enjoy the magnificent falls where the Nile barely fits through a 7-meter opening. Then, take a drive back to the inn.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Uganda Safari Tour to Murchison Falls
Murchison falls national park, Uganda

Day 6: Drive to Kampala, Visit Ziwa Rhinos, and Depart

You will begin your return trip to Kampala by stopping at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on the way. You can go on a walking safari to witness the southern white rhinos in their natural habitat. Follow that by making your way to Entebbe International Airport in order to catch your nighttime flight home.

Meals: Breakfast

End of the Kidepo and Murchison Safari


  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

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