Wildlife Tours

5 Days Kidepo National Park Safari Tour

 Karamoja, Uganda
 12th Feb - 01st Jul

Overview

Kidepo Valley National Park -One of Africa’s most magnificent wildernesses.
Expect see to see elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Eland, Hartebeest, Lion, Hyenas and Cheetah, and perhaps Africa’s largest single herd of Buffalo roam rolling grassland that extend in all directions towards distant mountain ranges. Wildlife also includes species that are rare or absent from other Ugandan protected areas such as Aarwolf, Ba-eared fox, cheetah, Striped Hyena and Ostrich.

Its isolation means that Kidepo is little visited and visitoers can expect to enjoy a high degree of solitude.The maneless Zebra (Equus guagga borensis), is a subspecies of the plains zebra and was first described in 1954 by Tony Henley, then a Ranger in the Game Department of the Uganda Protectorate based in Moroto and in charge of Karamoja District. Spread over the northern parts of eastern Africa. It ranges in north-west Kenya, from Guas ngishu and Lake Baringo to the Kidepo Valley National Park.

Itinerary In Summary
Day 1: Depart to Kidepo National park.
Day 2: Game drives & Hot Springs
Day 3: Game drive in the morning and visit local communities/Cultural tour.
Day 4: Drive to Lira.
Day 5: Drive Back to Kampala.

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Tour Overview

Availability

January 01 - December 31

Duration

5D/4N

Pickup Location

pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise

Language

English

Car PickUp

Available

Tour Guide

Included

Included

  • Ground Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • All Meals and bottled water
  • All Government Taxes
  • All Tourist attractions and activities charges charges
  • English-speaking driver/guide

Excluded

  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Airport Taxes
  • Items of personal nature like Laundry
  • Bar bills
  • Tipping and any extra expenses not included above.

Itenary

Day 1
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 1: Depart to Kidepo National park.
    Today our guide will pick you and start the drive to Kidepo National park (nominated as Africa’s leading parks in 2013 by the world travel awards). The Park lies in the rugged, semi-arid valleys between Uganda’s borders with Sudan and Kenya, gazetted as a national park in 1962; it has a profusion of big game and hosts over 77 mammal species as well as around 475 bird species -

    The Park’s altitude ranges between 914m and 2,750m above sea level. The park contains two rivers Kidepo and Narus which disappear in the dry season, leaving just pools for the wildlife. Time permitting you can go for your first game-drive in the late afternoon/evening after check-in at your accommodation .Journey Time: 6hours

    Accommodation Category:
    (Apoka Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Ngo’moru Wilderness Camp- Midrange option)
    (Apoka Rest Camp - Budget option).

Day 2
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 2: Game drives & Hot Springs
    After breakfast proceed for an early morning game drive; as long as you wish, a park ranger will help you spot the lions that may be sitting on the valley’s various rocks.

    Other wildlife includes elephants, leopard, bush duiker, jackal, bushbuck, bush pig, ostrich, buffalo and much more, in the wild Narus Valley. After lunch, go for an afternoon game drive through to the hot springs via the palm tree lined Kidepo River, Search for ostriches and leopard tortoises along the way. Finally dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Apoka Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Ngo’moru Wilderness Camp- Midrange option)
    (Apoka Rest Camp - Budget option)

Day 3
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 3: Game drive in the morning and visit local communities/Cultural tour.
    After breakfast today you visit the Cultural Groups and explore the fascinating, ancient culture of the Karamojong. Visit traditional homesteads, sample local dishes and hear stories of the folklore of this remote tribe. In the afternoon, you may opt to relax at your accommodation or go for an optional game drive or enjoy a safari walk through the park.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Apoka Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Ngo’moru Wilderness Camp- Midrange option)
    (Apoka Rest Camp - Budget option).

Day 4
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 4: Transfer to Lira.
    After breakfast, you proceed to Lira; the road to Lira will be rough, and dusty depending on the weather condition. Lira is a city in Northern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial centre of Lira District. The coordinates of Lira are: 02 14 56N, 32 54 00E (Latitude: 02.2490; Longitude: 32.8999). Optional accommodations in Lira Include: Lira hotel or Lillian towers. Journey Time: 5hours

    Accommodation Category:
    (Alpha Resort hotel)
    (Hotel Pan Africa)
    (Lira Hotel)

Day 5
  • 08:00 AM

    Day 5: Drive Back to Kampala.
    After breakfast start your journey from Lira to Kampala with a stopover for en-route lunch. Your guide drops you back at either your accommodation or at Entebbe Airport for your late evening flight