Kidepo Valley is one of Uganda’s most alluring national park and wildlife destination, located far north of the country. It’s know for its large numbers of wildlife and stunning wild atmosphere offering a great appeal for photography enthusiasts.
A Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo Valley national park, is a one of a kind African safari experience. The 1’441 Sq.km park is a wildlife jewel located at the northern end of the country. It's one of Africa’s premier wildlife viewing and safari destination with International recognition from Travel Medias like the CNN Travel and nominations at the World Travel Awards.
Kidepo Valley national park is known for its alluring scenery, where the sweeping golden-yellow savannas and scenery is emphasized by the towering ranges. Its strong scenery and wildlife numbers are the main drawcard for photography safari enthusiasts.
There's over 77 mammal species in the park with unique ones like Cheetahs, and more to that are birds like the Ostriches only found here. On this safari, you will participate in game drives for wildlife viewing, nature walks, and hiking the Morungole.
Note: Welcome to the Pearl of Africa! Meet and greet by the guide on the day you arrive at Entebbe airport. He will then transfer you to your overnight accommodation in Kampala.
Overnight (o/n): Sheraton Hotel (Luxury)/Cassia lodge (Midrange)/ Grand Imperial Hotel (Standard); Bed & Breakfast
Depart Kampala very early after breakfast and travel north of the country to Kitgum where you will stay for the night. On this trip you will visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola where you will track the White Rhinos (a member of the African Big Five) on foot.
You arrive in the evening at your booked hotel for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Half Board. Overnight: Bomah Hotel / Acaki Lodge.
Start off the journey further north of the country to the remote wilds of Kidepo Valley national park where you arrive in the early hours of the afternoon. You then will hit the savanna plains of the park for a late afternoon wildlife safari game drive along the Narus valley for superb view of the wildlife that flocks here. Some of the species you might encounter include; Rothschild’s Giraffes, Cape Buffalos, Bushbucks, Caracal, Burchell's Zebra and many more.
Meal Plan: Full Board. O/night: Apoka Safari lodge (luxury) /Adere Safari lodge (Mid-range) Kidepo Savanna lodge (Standard).
Hit the golden savanna plains of Kidepo in search of the great game and other wildlife that calls the park home. You start with an early breakfast and leave the lodge with packed lunch boxes for this full day Kidepo valley adventure. The park offers stunning scenes of wildlife in a typical African wilderness, views of large herds of Buffalos, and Zebras, Lions atop rock kopjes are truly remarkable.
You will take on an adventurous hike to the summit of the Morungole ranges-a sacred home of the Ike people; the peak command glorious view of the undulating plains of the park and Karamoja. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Full Board. O/night: Apoka Safari lodge (luxury) /Adere Safari lodge (Mid-range) Kidepo Savanna lodge (Standard)
Leave the lodge after breakfast, and transfer for a cultural experience when you meet some of the local communities, this will give you a palate of the African culture. Later leave for Gulu where you will spend the night at the hotel.
Meal Plan: Full Board. O/night: Acholi Inn hotel or Boma hotel (Midrange-basic).
Have breakfast, then depart Gulu for Kampala. You will have a lunch break en-route. Drop-off will be at the hotel or at the airport for your flight.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch. End of Safari
* Tour Starts and Ends in Entebbe /Kampala
* Please book a return flight that departs EBB after 2100hrs
*Park entrance and activity fees as in the itinerary
*Ground transportation in a 4X4 safari vehicle (Van for Basic or Midrange and Land cruiser for Premium or Luxury safaris)
*Round trip airport/hotel transfers
*Professional English guide/driver
*Drinking mineral water in the car, Meals and Accommodation during the tour
* Accommodation on the day of Arrival-Bed & Breakfast
*Necessary Government VATs
*AMREF Flying Doctors Evacuation Insurance
*Air tickets both International and domestic (can be arranged on request)
*Tips, Gratuities, Laundry and any expenses of a personal nature
*Additional meals and beverages outside the meal plan
*Tourist Visas (can be arranged on request)
*Accommodation on day tour ends (arranged on request if necessary)
*All activities labeled as optional.