4 days tour to Kidepo Valley National Park is a completely different world. Vast plains, inspiring views from every vantage point. With a lot of wildlife as you drive into the park. Kidepo offers breathtaking open savannah which is surrounded by spectacular mountain landscape nowhere to be seen in Africa! Kidepo valley national park is also surrounded by interesting traditional and ancient tribe like Karamonjo’s and this will give a visitor to have a cultural experience with Karamoja people, you will have an opportunity to visit their traditional home stands called the manyattas.
The recreation’s centre elevation goes somewhere in the range of 914m and 2,750m above ocean level.
The recreation centre contains two streams – Kidepo and Narus – which vanish in the dry season, leaving just pools for the natural life.
The nearby networks around the recreation centre incorporate peaceful Karamojong individuals, like the Maasai of Kenya, and the IK, a seeker gatherer clan whose survival is undermined.
Kidepo Valley National Park lies in the rough, semi-dry valleys between Uganda’s outskirts with Sudan and Kenya, some 700km from Kampala. Gazetted as a national stop in 1962, it has a bounty of big game and has more than 77 warm-blooded creature species and also around 475 winged animal species.
Kidepo is Uganda’s most detached national stop, yet the rare sorts of people who make the long adventure north through the wild outskirts district of Karamoja would concur that it is likewise the most eminent, for Kidepo positions among Africa’s best-unsettled areas. From Apoka, in the core of the recreation centre, a savannah scene reaches out a long ways past the gazetted region, towards skylines illustrated by far-off mountain ranges.
Amid the dry season, the main lasting water in the recreation centre is found in wetlands and leftover pools in the wide Narus Valley close Apoka. These regular desert gardens, joined with the open, savannah landscape, make the Narus Valley the recreation centre’s prime diversion seeing the area.
End of 4 days tour to Kidepo Valley National Park
Day 1: Kampala – Kidepo Valley National Park:
The morning will be met by your driver guide at the hotel in Kampala and head to Kidepo Valley National Park. Start the drive to northern Uganda stopping for lunch at Gulu. This is a tour to one of the isolated national park in Uganda and we will drive you through the plain and remote vegetation to the northern part of the country. After lunch proceeds making several stopovers to stretch legs and use washrooms. We will continue our journey the most magnificent and Africa’s finest wildernesses through the remote villages of Acholi areas to the Karamonjo’s homesteads and finally into the valleys of Kidepo national park the most beautiful and number 3 best national park in Africa voted by CNN travel channel. on arrival, you will check in for a night overstay and dinner at any of the booked safari lodge.
Day 2: Early morning game drive and cultural encounter with Karamajongs
After breakfast we will take you on morning game drive into the vast plains of the Kidepo valley national park where you will be able to spot some of parks lions that may be sitting in ‘’sausagetreess’’ along the Narus valley or on the rocks at the entrance of Apoka park headquarters, other wildlife that can be spotted include elephants, leopard, bushbucks and much more. Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, we head for a cultural encounter with the Karamajongs. While here, you'll understand that this is a unique group of people. You will learn their way of life and their cultural practices. And you will return to the hotel for a night. Optional accommodation facilities include Apoka safari lodge, Ngamoru camp, and Uganda wildlife Authority bandas.
Day 3: The hot spring and Nature walk with an evening game drive:
The morning will be conducted on a game drive to the hot springs and nature walk. Through the Kanangorok hot springs via the palm trees lined Kidepo River, in search for Ostriches and leopards, tortoises along the way. After lunch, we will end our guided nature walk through the park and begin the evening game drive heading to the north of this park. The game drive will take to 3 hours with high chances of spotting some of the animals you may have missed during the previous morning game drive. We will then end our 4 days visit to Kidepo Valley National Park and return to hotel refresh yourselves, relax and have time to enjoy the wildernesses night overstay and meals at Apoka safari lodge, NgaMoru camp and Uganda wildlife Authority bandas or camping in the wilderness at the Bush camp.
Day 4: Kidepo Valley National Park to Kampala
After Breakfast in the morning drive to Kampala with a stopover for lunch break on the route and drop off at your residence or Hotel and that will be the end of the trip
- Photography and touring
- Chimpanzee & Gorilla trekking permits
- Full board accommodation,
- Full-time English speaking professional driver/guide
- All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
- Bottled water while on safari
- Transport (4X4 safaris van with pop up, Wi-Fi and Ac)
- Kampala hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari)
- Laundry services
- Beverages/ drinks
- International flights
- Items of a personal nature
- Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary