4 DAYS KIDEPO WILDLIFE ROAD SAFARI

 

Tour overview;

This true African wilderness lies in the rugged, semi-arid valleys of Karamoja province on the far northern border of Uganda and Sudan. Kidepo is Uganda’s second largest national park. Though it is the most remote National Park, Kidepo has an amazing array of flora and fauna. Though few have had the privilege of undertaking the pilgrimage to this park, the stunning beauty of this faultless wilderness is very impressing to adventure enthusiasts looking for wildlife safaris . Kidepo is perfect for Uganda safaris featuring wildlife and different bird species for the visiting birders. It contains a bird list of over 475 species, a total second only to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Also putting in mind the unique culture of the host community the Karamajong, a nomadic pastoral tribe in north eastern Uganda.

Tour Highlights

Trip Itinerary

Inclusions

 

Detailed Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1: Kampala – Kidepo Valley National Park:

 

Have an early Breakfast and drive to Kidepo National Park using the shortest (656 km) route which will take you from Kampala-Soroti -Kotido via Amuria to the far North-East where Uganda borders Kenya and Southern Sudan. You will have an opportunity of viewing some of the Park animals and birds found close by the camp.

 

Accommodation: Apoka Lodge/Nga’moru Wilderness Camp/Apoka Rest Camp/National Park Bandas at Apoka

Meal Plan: Full Board

Travel Time: Full day drive.

 

Day 2: Game Drive, Scenic Viewing and Community Walk:

 

After an early morning breakfast, embark on a morning game drive to Kanangorok hot spring.  Where a variety of animals and birds can be seen roving around like the fast running Ostrich. Have an afternoon Game Drive that will take you through the Narus Valley to see herds of buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, zebras and hopefully some lions, leopard and the elusive cheetah.  This will also enable you to be in full sight of varieties of birds as well. Stops will be made at any time in order for you to be able to take pictures of fabulous wildlife and birds along the way. En route to your camp for lunch and have a brief rest, until evening where you will go for a cultural tour in the Karimajong community. Here you will spend a wonderful evening with Karamojong people and have an insight of their way of life and beliefs. At the end of the tour you will be able to understand why their pride makes them slow to adapt to globalization.

 

 

Accommodation: Apoka Lodge/Nga’moru Wilderness Camp/Apoka Rest Camp/National Park Bandas at Apoka

Meal Plan: Full Board

 

 

Day 3: Nature Walk, Game Drive:

 

Have an early breakfast and go for a nature walk to view a variety of fauna and flora species in the park.  Return to your camp for lunch and a brief rest in the mid-afternoon. Take another exciting game drive across savannah, hills, small forests, dry river beds and rings of mountains around you.

 

Accommodation: Apoka Lodge/Nga’moru Wilderness Camp/Apoka Rest Camp/National Park Bandas at Apoka

Meal Plan: Full Board.

 

Day 4: Scenic Viewing and Return to Kampala:

 

After breakfast and experience a beautiful scenery as you travel back to Kampala having lunch en-route on the way

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.

Travel Time: Full day drive

END OF 4 DAYS KIDEPO WILDLIFE ROAD SAFARI