4 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari
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This four day trip takes you to Kidepo one of Uganda’s most spectacular parks and it is located in Uganda’s remote north –eastern corner. It is 1,442 square kilometers and harbors scenery unsurpassed in any other park in East Africa. It receives 890mm of rain fall of the southern part while 635 is received in the north. Tucked into the corner of Uganda’s border with Sudan and Kenya, the park offers breathtaking Savannah landscapes, you will be able to see many lions plus the rare ostrich.
Full Safari Itinerary
Day 1: – We drive from Kampala pick in Gulu and travel to Kidepo Valley National Park:
Your driver/guide will pick you from Kampala at 6.00am, You will start the drive to Kidepo Valley National Park with lunch en route at Gulu town pick you up and Continue to drive past Kitgum town and be driven through Karamojaland up to KdepoVaelly National park. The park offers breathtaking Savannah landscapes, which end in rugged horizon. A huge latitudinal range and correspondingly wide climatic conditions have evolved an extremely diverse flora. Unique birds are found here like the Ostrich, kori bustard and secretary with 463 bird species. Kidepo have species not found anywhere in Uganda like the bat –eared fox, striped hyena, aardwolf, caracal and cheetah. In this park can meet prides of lions, herds of elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, eland, zebra and many more. Thus, the tour activities at the park begin the next day, dinner and overnight at Apoka Rest Camp(Budget)Kidepo Savannah Lodge(Mid-range).
Day 2: – Two Game Drives :
Morning after breakfast do a game drive. You will most likely be able to view those animals that are unique to the African Savannah like giraffes, antelopes, lions, elephants, hyenas, buffaloes and the Uganda Kobs. The splendid dominated by borassus palm forest, startling savannah landscape and the stunning view of the Narus valley situated in the southwest of the park. To the north of Sudan at the Lotukei Mountains and the Morongole range which marks the southern boundary of the park and ending the trail at the Kanangorok hot spring with a view of a number of faunas that can be seen wandering around like the tall Ostrich. After will be driven back to Park bandas for lunch and resting
After lunch will take on another game drive in the evening exploring different wildlife in the area. Seeing herds of buffaloes, elephants and a variety of birds like ostrich herons, OR or visit the Kanangorok Hot Springs, for dinner and overnight return toApoka Rest Camp (Budget) Kidepo SavannahLodge(Mid-range) .
Day 3: – Another game drive in a different area :
Morning and evening game drive in the park exploring different wildlife in the area. The game drive will give you a chance for bird watching having a chance to see some of the rear bird and animal species like the cheetah and hunting dog, bat fox and stripped hyena, gazelles, zebras, Rothschild’s giraffes, antelope species include roan antelope, bush buck, bohor reed buck Jackson’s hartebeest, Buffaloes, Elands, Bushbucks, Waterbucks, Elephants and the jackal, later return to the lodge for lunch. In the evening you will go for the Cultural tour in the Karamajong community and this will enable you spend some time with the locals where you will get to know more about their culture and ways of life and beliefs. From here you will understand by the end of the tour why their pride makes them slow to adapt to the dynamic world and their love for cattle is comparable to the better known Masai of Kenya and Tanzania. Return for dinner and overnight at Apoka Rest Camp(Budget) Kidepo SavannahLodge(Mid-range).
Day 4: – Transfer back to Kampala :
Morning after breakfast you will be driven back to Kampala. After stop for lunch on the way and proceed Arrival will be in the evening, then head to Entebbe airport for you’ evening flight back home.
Flights are on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. (timings vary depending on aircraft routing) enquiry page.
Prices are subject to change based upon accommodation availability, your tour alterations and other parameters until time of full and final confirmation.
QUICK TOUR DETAILS
- Car hire services and fuel
- Drivers allowance
- Park fees
- Game drives
- Lunch en-route
- General walk/hiking trails
- Vehicle entry
- Personal Insurance
- Alcoholic Drinks/spirits