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On this 5 Days Wildlife and Cultural Tour, Discover the Karamajong culture. Spend time participating in traditional games, daily activities as preparing staple foods, harvesting, beading, learning, dance, how to shoot bow and arrow and traditional friendly wrestling.
Discover the Karamajong culture. Spend time participating traditional games, daily activities as preparing staple foods, harvesting, beading, learning, dance, how to shoot bow and arrow and traditional friendly wrestling on this 5 Days Wildlife and Cultural Tour
Entebbe International Airport
30 Minutes Before the trip
Pick up from the airport/hotel and start your journey to Kidepo valley national park on the first day of your 5 Days Wildlife and Cultural Tour. This park is still undiscovered. You will pass by local villages and probably run into other tourists. The scenery and the views are very impressive! Kidepo is Uganda’s most isolated national park but few who make the long journey north through the wild frontier region of Karamoja would agree that it is also the most magnificent, Kidepo ranks among Africa’s wilderness parks. From Apoka in the heart of the park, a savannah landscape extends far beyond the gazetted area, towards horizons outlined by distant mountain ranges. We arrive early evening and check-in at our lodge for dinner and overnight at:Apoka Bandas (budget accommodation)Kidepo Savanah Lodge (Midrange accommodation)Meal plan (FB)
We will have breakfast early and go for a morning game drive along the trails of Kidepo valley. The park inhabits one of the most exciting faunas of any Ugandan park, with over 80 species of mammals. Several of which are endemic to Kidepo national parks like the cheetah, the striped hyena the caracal and over 460 bird species including ostriches. We will return back to our lodge for lunch and we will later go for the sunset game drive in the park. We can choose to carry cooking equipment and cook for ourselves in the park.Dinner and overnight at day 1 accommodation
We will have breakfast and go for a morning game drive as we check out of the park to drive to Moroto for lunch. Check-in at a local restaurant in Moroto for lunch and we later drive to the Karamojong village, We will spend the evening participating in traditional games, daily activities as preparing staple foods, harvesting, beading, learning and dancing, how to shoot bow and arrow and traditional friendly wrestling. Spend a night with the Karimojong Warriors in the Kraal and experience typical Karimojong pastoral life by spending time with the animals and shepherds in the Kraal. Help to bring the cows to the kraal, share stories at the campfire and play local games with the warriors and learn how everything about nomadic life. 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 a “traditional” dress of a blanket-like shawl, often in red and black. The women wear elaborate beadwork.Camping with the Karamojong worriers and having dinner with them.
Here you can choose to do a bicycle to Karamoja villages and get to visit different homesteads of the Karamojong people, visit the manyattas and enjoy the Karamojong culture and explore the surrounding plains. Or choose to enjoy the Karamojong nature to the fullest, get out of the car and go for a hike to the Moroto mountain.
Drive back to Kampala
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