12 Days Northern Uganda Circuit Tour

Our 12-day trip brings you the Northern Circuit of Uganda: This remote area is seldom visited by tourists. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe and, leopard) in a beautiful and unspoiled and unique landscape.

This trip specifically includes the most important places of Northern Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Sipi Falls, Jinja the source of the Nile, and the Karamojong.

Highlights

  • Game drives (safaris)  on the savannahs of Murchison Falls National Park, seeing the wildlife from close quarters
  • Boat trip on the Nile to the Murchison Falls, where the Nile is forced through a gorge and drops 60 meters
  • Spectacular wildlife viewing from the boat on the Nile where it reaches the delta into Lake Albert
  • Game drives (safaris) on the savannahs of Kidepo Valley National Park, there are more lions than tourists in this remote national park!
  • Visit the Karamojong and experience their local way of living.

          The Karamojong are the 'Maasai' of Uganda.

  • Visit the spectacular Sipi Falls, the highest waterfall in East Africa
  • See the source of the Nile in Jinja and do some kayaking or rafting

TOUR OPERATOR                                  HERBERT
OFFER:                                                    OFFER VALID THROUGH 2014
DURATION                                              12 DAYS
EASCOTED                                              ESCORTED YES


DAY

DESTINATION

DESCRIPTION

1

Entebbe – kampala.

Arrive at Entebbe Airport. Your guide will be there waiting for you. Pick up and proceed to Kampala city.
medium budget: Sojovalo Hotel (BB)
high budget: Cassia Lodge / Makindye Country Club (BB)

 

2

Kampala – Bundongo forest.

Transfer to Budongo Forest. Optional visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on our way.
medium budget: Budongo Forest Eco Lodge (BB)
high budget: Budongo Forest Eco Lodge (FB)

Day 3

3

Budongo forest – Murchison falls national park.

Budongo Forest - Murchison Falls
Morning Chimp Tracking in the Forest and Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Visit the top of the spectacular Murchison Falls on the way.
medium budget: Pakuba Lodge (HB)
high budget: Paraa Lodge (FB)

4

Murchison falls national park.

Early game drive and afternoon boat ride on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls.
medium budget: Pakuba Lodge (HB)
high budget: Paraa Lodge (FB)

 

5

Murchison falls national - kitgum

Early morning game drive through the park on the way to Kitgum.
medium budget: Bohma Hotel (BB) / Fugly's Hotel (BB)
high budget: Bohma Hotel (FB) / Fugly's Hotel (FB)

6

Kitgum – kidepo valley national park

Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park. Game drive in the afternoon if time allows.
medium budget: UWA Bandas (RO)
high budget: Apoka Lodge (FB)

 

7

Kidepo valley national park

Early morning and afternoon game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park.
medium budget: UWA Bandas (RO)
high budget: Apoka Lodge (FB)

 

8

Kidepo valley

Early morning game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park. In the afternoon, visit a Karamajong village, a unique cultural experience!
medium budget: UWA Bandas (RO)
high budget: Apoka Lodge (FB)

 

9

Kidepo-kitgum

Early morning game drive as you transfer to Kitgum afterwards.
medium budget: Fugly's Hotel (BB)
high budget: Bohma Hotel (FB)

10

Sip falls

Transfer to Sipi Falls. In the afternoon we enjoy this beautiful area.
medium budget: Lacam Lodge (BB)
high budget: Sipi River Lodge (FB)

11

Sipi fals - Jinja

Visit the spectacular Sipi Falls. Transfer to Jinja afterwards. Excursion to the source of the Nile.
medium budget: Nile Porch (BB)
high budget: The Haven (FB)

 

12

Jinja - kampala

Transfer to kampala city for a morning city tour and an afternoon drive to Entebbe airport for your flight.

 

 

 

PRICE FOR THE MEDIUM BUDGET TOUR

USD 1525 p.p. (twin sharing) based on a private group of 6 persons
USD 1735 p.p. (twin sharing) based on a private group of 4 or 5 persons
USD 2365 p.p. (twin sharing) based on a private group of 2 or 3 persons

USD 360 single room supplement when using a single room

USD 35 extra p.p. per day for full board

Starting July 2014: Prices for the trip plus VAT USD 86 per person, single room supplement plus VAT USD 55. (VAT is charged only for accommodations, not for activities)

Some lodges ask for seasonal surcharges for Easter (4 days) and Christmas and New years' Eve festive season (24 December to 7 January)

PRICE FOR THE HIGH BUDGET TOUR

USD 3490 p.p. (twin sharing) based on a private group of 6 persons
USD 3740 p.p. (twin sharing) based on a private group of 4 or 5 persons
USD 4485 p.p. (twin sharing) based on a private group of 2 or 3 persons

USD 845 single room supplement when using a single room

Starting July 2014: Prices for the trip plus VAT USD 341 per person, single room supplement plus VAT USD 129
(VAT is charged only for accommodations, not for activities)

Some lodges ask for seasonal surcharges for Easter (4 days) and Christmas and New years' Eve festive season (24 December to 7 January)

includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodations with meals mentioned
  • Water, 3 litres p.p. per day
  • 4x4 custom built safari vehicle with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
  • Entrance fees to the included National Parks
  • The following activities: bird watching, game drives, Karamojong village, boat trip on the Nile, one chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest, Sipi Falls and excursion to the source of the Nile

excludes:

  • Flights
  • Visa for Uganda
  • All optional activities
  • Insurances
  • Meals not mentioned and beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communication
  • Kayaking or rafting in Jinja