DAY 1: KAMPALA - JINJA
After a early breakfast, we shall set off for Jinja and the source of Nile where we shall go for white water rafting. Early in the morning, you will be picked from your hotel and head to Jinja, where the Nile derives its joy, fame and origin, driving through the Mabira tropical forest, watch out for the Colobus monkeys and birds.
After 2 hours drive, arrive at the famous Owen Fall Dam the source of hydro electricity power for Uganda. Proceed to the source of the Nile (Ripon Falls where John Speke stood). From this point continue to the point of undoubtedly thrilling white water rafting adventure on the same river Nile.
This is one of the most exciting rafting experiences in the world and no rafting or swimming experience is required Dinner and overnight in Jinja.
DAY 2: JINJA - SIPI RIVER LODGE OR LACAM
After breakfast, set off for Kapchorwa district where Sipi Falls is located. Sipi falls is a series of three waterfalls in Eastern Uganda. The waterfalls lie on the edge of Mount Elgon National Park near the Kenyan border, After lunch, you can relax or hike to the Sipi water falls or go for guided walks around the Sipi village to see and learn about the culture of the people.
Dinner and overnight at Sipi River Lodge or Lacam Lodge.
DAY 3: SIPI FALLS-MOROTO-KARAMOJA
After breakfast, you shall head off to Moroto through the the semi-arid land of Karamoja region. The region of Karamoja extends over 27,900 square kilometers. The region is mostly a semi-arid plain with harsh climate and low annual rainfall. It is largely savannah, covered with seasonal grasses, thorned plants, and occasional small trees.
DAY 4: KARAMOJA CULTURAL DAY
After a wonderful breakfast you will proceed to explore the culture and people of Karamoja through the facilitation of local cooperation projects. Karamoja has a cattle culture and the Karamojong are notorious as cattle raiders. Unlike most other Ugandans, many Karamojong shun western-style clothes and instead wear “traditional” dress of a blanket -like shawl, often in red and black. The women wear elaborate beadwork.Expect a visit to Lopotuk villages, the youth centre where you can request to see local performances of music and dance.
DAY 5: KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK VIA KABONG
The Kidepo Valley National Park is of an astonishing wild beauty. It’s vast and wild, full of animals of all kinds. Expect to see the lions, cheetahs, antilopes, elephants, buffalos, giraffes, warthogs, ostriches and many more.
After an early morning breakfast you will embark on your journey Northwards via Kaabong and Kotido to reach Kidepo Valley National Park which is one of the few un spoilt wild places left in Africa. The region is characterized by mountains, hills and valleys and the park is a haven of different species of birds and animals.
Dinner and overnight at UWA Bandas or Apoka Lodge
DAY 6: WHOLE DAY GAME DRIVE PLUS HOT SPRINGS
Start with an early breakfast and then go for a game drive along the trails of Kidepo Valley. The park inhabits one of the most exciting faunas of any Ugandan parks, with over 80 species of mammals several of which are endermic to Kidepo N.Park like the cheetah, the striped hyena, the caracal and over 465 bird species including the ostriches.
Dinner and overnight at UWA Bandas or Apoka Lodge located on a picturesque kopje overlooking the Narus River valley in the remote and beautiful Kidepo Valley National Park.
DAY 7: GAME DRIVE
After an early breakfast, you shall go for another game drive between 2 to 3 hours, then go back for an early lunch. Later proceed to Kitgum. Dinner and overnight at Fuglyz.
DAY 8: DEPARTURE
Start the day with breakfast and then head back to Kampala via Gulu.
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