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Uganda 8-Day Adventure Safari: Kidepo Valley National Park And Sipi Falls

Spend your 8-days 7-nights holiday stay in Uganda on this adventurous tour to Kidepo Valley National Park to view wildlife including diverse animals and birds which are nonexistent in other national parks, such as Cheetahs and Ostriches and visiting the Sipi Falls in the Elgon mountains. Duration: 8 Days (approx.)
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Day 1: Airport pickup and Hotel transfer on arrival at Entebbe international airport
Meet with Kent safaris diligent before driving to the already booked hotel in either Entebbe or Kampala where you’ll have your prime night stay. Depending on your perspective, we can have city tour in case you arrived during day or just stay relaxing as you anticipate for the safari road trip to start. Areas to Visit are Ngamba Island, Chimpanzee Orphanage Sanctuary, Entebbe Wildlife education Center or Kampala City where you view Kampala Capital Surrounded by seven Hills, Kasubi Tombs, Uganda Museum, and Namugongo Shrine.
Overnight: Africana Hotel or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY
After a crack of dawn Breakfast, our driver/guide will assist you pack getting ready for the first road trip as we head to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for White Rhino trekking experience and Shoe-bill stork bird trekking. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is a wildlife orphanage home and is the only place in Uganda where tourists can trek and experience these horn-faced creatures. Canoeing, birdwatching, nature walk, Shoe-bill stork track are some of the activities awaiting.
Overnight: Amuka safari lodge or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Gulu town
Nothing to worry as the road trip is entirely on a smooth tarmacked road from Nakasongola (Ziwa Rhino sanctuary) to Gulu town where we will have our night stay as we wait on for the road trip to Kidepo the following day. Gulu market and town tour/s, cultural and traditional entertainments are among the activities that will keep us busy for the period we are to stay here.
Overnight: Bomah hotel or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Gulu to Kidepo Valley National Park
Breakfast will be served early before embarking on our journey to Kidepo Valley national park. It’s an estimated 4hrs road trip with eye-catching country view like the small thatched houses and the hills that separates Karamoja from Acholi land. Crossing the seasonal river is an amazing moment as we arrive on time for our lunch break before an evening game drive in Narus valley-known to for possessing the largest herds of Buffaloes than anywhere in the entire world with high chances of spotting big cats on a hunt and if lucky enough, the Cheetah as well which is endemic only to this park.
Overnight: Apoka safari lodge, Kidepo Savannah lodge or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Game and Hot Springs adventure
After Breakfast, briefly visit the Narus valley for another memorable game drive tracking what we might have missed on our first visit. Return to the lodge for lunch and a break resting before embarking on drive to the Kidepo valley visiting the Hot springs and encountering numerous bird species some only endemic to the place like the flightless Ostrich birds before returning to the lodge in the evening as dinner awaits to be served.
Overnight: Apoka safari lodge, Kidepo Savannah lodge or Standard
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Transfer to Sipi Falls
Very early after Breakfast, we depart Kidepo Valley national park via Moroto and visit the amazing historical Sipi Falls in Kapchorwa. It will be a full day road trip arriving late afternoon to check-in the lodge and dinner.
Overnight: Sipi River lodge, Lacam lodge or Standard
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Sipi Falls Adventure
Early morning Breakfast, drive to the Sipi Falls offices to get a guide to take us through the adventurous activities of Sipi; hiking, abseiling, Coffee farm and processing, etc. Depending on the physical fitness, we are meant to hike all the three falls that make up Sipi falls and in the evening, we drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight: Sipi River lodge, Lacam lodge or Standard
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Transfer back to Kampala
After Breakfast, carefully we shall pack all our belonging checking out of Sipi Falls to embark on our journey to Kampala where we started our safari holiday from. En-route a lunch break stop in Jinja town, visit the source of the mighty River Nile, but this will depend, in case your return flight is on this day, we might miss a stop in Jinja and proceed to Entebbeairport or Kampala.

End of our 8-days tour.

- What Will You Do

1: Airport pickup and Hotel transfer on arrival at Entebbe international airport
2: Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
3: Transfer to Gulu town
4: Gulu to Kidepo Valley National Park
5: Game and Hot Springs adventure
6: Transfer to Sipi Falls
7: Sipi Falls Adventure
8: Transfer back to Kampala

- What To Expect

1. Rhino trekking
2. Kidepo adventure game drive
3. Sipi Falls hiking

- What Is Included

- An experienced tour guide / driver
- Accommodation and lodging
- Meals per Itinerary
- Airport transfers
- Park fees
- Bottled water
- 4WD safari vehicle
- Domestic flights

- What Is Not Included

- Travel Insurance
- Visa and customs fees
- Gratuities
- International flights
- Personal expenses
- Cigarettes and alcohol
- Souvenirs

- Know Before You Go

Entebbe international airport is your gateway to and from Uganda. To avoid inconveniences that are occasioned by rushing at the time of departure, we advise that you book international flights departing from Entebbe after 8pm.
We will need you to furnish us with the following information:
- Airline
- Flight number
- Arrival and departure date
- Flight times

VISA AND CONSULAR ADVICE:
Each individual traveler is responsible for obtaining the required visa, as visa requirements vary per country. For visa information, we advise our clients to consult the US State Department and local Embassies for non-US citizens.
NOTE:
1. A visa can be obtained at Entebbe international airport on arrival at a fee $50 per person.
2. Visas for all other East African Countries can be obtained, on arrival, at the international airport or at boarder points.

TRAVEL HEALTH ADVICE
Stay healthy while you travel
Staying healthy while you travel is vital it isn't all about vaccinations and medicine. Most problems you could face are easily preventable. Drinking bottled, boiled or treated water, washing your hands properly before eating and carefully avoiding insect bites could save your life, money and Time.
yellow fever vaccination:
Please remember to get your yellow fever vaccination as it is a crucial requirement especially if you are travelling to Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Please be sure to visit the Centers for Disease Control at http://www.cdc.gov/travel. Or check with a physician for more information.

ITINERARY, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND PASSPORT COPIES:
Leave a copy of your itinerary, travel insurance and passport to a family member, for reference purposes, in case of an emergency. Travel insurance is also compulsory on all trips.

WHAT TO CARRY:
- Rain Jacket /coat
- Shoes with good traction
- Binoculars
- Travel plug adapter with USB port
- Antibacterial hand cleaning gel
- Good camera with fully charged battery and good memory card storage
- First aid kit
- Small backpack
- Sun block hat
- Sun glasses
- Hiking boots
- Mosquito repellent
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SAFETY TIPS
- Avoid expensive jewelry.-Hide your cash and Monitor your ATM/ Credit card transactions
- Avoid all demonstrations and protests given their potential to turn violent.
- Monitor the media for information about any possible security risks and pay close attention to your personal security.
- Carry a copy of your passport and avoid hanging alone without the advice of the tour guide. and avoid Voluntary helpers who are not among your group and be worry of any assistance from seemingly helpful strangers however polite or well dressed. In order to safeguard your items and report any lost or blocked bank card to your Bank.

ACCOMMODATION:
Prices for a twin/double shared room are per person and single are welcome

- Transfers

We will pick you from the airport (Entebbe international airport) and then transfer you to your accommodation then pick you from your accommodation to the tourism destination and after drop you off at either your accommodation or airport if your flight is due.

- FAQ

WHY IS MY CONTACTS INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN I BOOK?
There may be times when unforeseen events beyond our control impact travel schedules and potentially disrupt your Safari Holidays. These include, but are not limited to, severe weather conditions, acts of nature, and government travel advisories or force Majeure, Under such circumstances, it is critical that Kent Safari tours be able to contact you immediately and reliably-including nights, weekends, and holidays-to make sure we’ve informed you of any possible changes to your travel. Additionally, the care and safety of our guests have always been our highest priority. There may be a need to contact you while on the trip or to contact someone back home due to an unforeseen event that happens while on the trip. Therefore, in addition to pre-trip contact information, we also require an emergency contact name number or email as well as an on-trip phone number for all travelers for emergency communications
WHY AM I ASKED TO GIVE MY PASSPORT NUMBER ,NAME,GENDER,AND DATE OF BIRTH WHEN BOOKING?
Due to increased travel security around the world ,All security agencies around the global requires airlines to collect this information in accordance with the Secure Flight Program enacted by Global security Agencies If the name on the airline ticket does not match the name exactly as it appears on your passport or other government-issued ID being used at the time of travel, you may not be allowed to board the plane .or booking a gorilla permit in Uganda Wild Authority may not be possible It is also important that this information be provided correctly at the time of booking, as any changes to your air booking, which includes spelling, could be subject to a change fee, penalties, higher fares, new schedule, and/or cancellation
WHAT IS TRAVEL INSURANCE?
The Travel Insurance offers important services to help protect your vacation purchase’ you can cancel your trip before departure for several eligible reasons and receive a refund Travel Insurance benefits including Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Air Ticket refund, Trip Delay, medical expense, emergency medical transportation, body repatriation, baggage loss, theft, damage or delay coverage, as well as 24-hour emergency assistance services and we strongly recommend travel insurance on all Trips Travel Insurance Companies Include Travel Guard, Allianz and World Nomads. Offers better deals to its Travel Clients around the global.
CAN I GET A REFUND?
Yes, refund is possible in case of Force Majeure less $ 600 gorilla permit fees per person because permits are regulated by Uganda Wildlife Authority. or Trips can be rescheduled at suitable date.

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Pricing

Price per person:
- Senior (76 to 100): 1,850.00 
- Youth (13 to 17): 1,810.00 
- Adult (18 to 75): 1,890.00 
- Child (4 to 12): 1,730.00 

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- Duration: 8 days
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- We speak: EN language flag

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Entebbe
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