5 Days Kidepo valley National park

5 Days Kidepo valley National park

Kidepo valley national park is an isolated game land in the Far North Eastern remote part of Uganda, it’s a stand-alone park with so much to venture into. Our 5 days to Kidepo will lead you through the rural villages of the North in search of wildlife, the park faces a hot and harsh Arid climate but surprisingly, its bush, montane forest, and extensive savannah is habitat to unique animal species including the bat-eared fox, side-striped hyenas, caracal and the rare cheetahs, the rocky outcrops are relaxing places for lions, it’s hard to miss even at a distance. There are over 400 species of birds in Kidepo including the giant ostrich, the Secretary bird, amaizingly second after Queen Elizabeth national park in having bird numbers.

This visit to Kidepo valley national park allows you interact with the communities of the primitive Ik-Karamojong living on the foothills of the Morungole Mountain that also boarders Kenya in the east and South Sudan in the North.

 

Tour Highlight

Wildlife safaris

Cultural encounters

 

Itinerary outline

Day 1. Transfer to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 2. Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park

Day 3. Whole day Game activity

Day 4. Whole day Cultural Activity

Day 5. Transfer to Kampal/Entebbe

Day 1: Entebbe – Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Upon arrival, you will be met by our company representative/Guide, you will be briefed and have something to eat later start our journey to Zzziwa Rhino Sanctuary (Driving time -/+ 3hours). Refresh, have hot lunch and later head on to Rhino tracking, which takes 2-3 hours and allows you encounter the once extinct southern white Rhinos. Overnight stay at Amuka Lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

 

Day 2: Transfer to Kidepo valley National Park

We will have breakfast and transfer to Kidepo valley national park, arriving with an afternoon game drive in the park after lunch at the lodge, you will enjoy the sundowners and wildlife of the endless valleys in Kidepo. Overnight stay at;

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Midrange: Adere Safari Lodge

Best budget: Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Meal plan: Full board

 

Day 3: Game drives and hot springs

Following breakfast, we will drive to the valleys of Narus and kidepo in search for wildlife, chances to encounter special animal species like the Cheetahs, Leopards, big heards of Elephants, buffaloes, lions and quite a number of others. This can stretch upto 3+ hours and later head back to the lodge to refresh and Lunch.

Evening game drives commence at 4pm for more search and encounters of wildlife. The endless clouds and landscapes here are one of a kind so picture momenets will boost up your safari. Dinner and overnight at;

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Midrange: Adere Safari Lodge

Best budget: Kidepo savannah Lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner .

 

Day 4: Cultural encounter (visit to the IK)

Driving to these fascinating tribe of people (a cluster of the Karamajongs), is scinic, full of wildlife and a story telling moment, you’ll meet, see, greet, dance, eat and live together for a day Long. The IK are believed to be one of the most primitive tribe/group of people in Uganda and they’ve lived to distance from the rest of the civilization else where. We can only have a narrow write up here than you can have a great experience with them. Retire and overnight at;

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Midrange: Adere Safari Lodge

Best budget: Kidepo savannah Lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner .

 

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala or Entebbe

Early rise to breakfast and later drive to our final destination Kampala or Entebbe to catch our international flight or an overstay at a preferable hotel In Kampala that can be booked on request (Driving time; -/+ 10hours).

 

Tour includes

  • Meals and drinks as stipulated in the travel plan
  • Park entrance and conservation fees
  • All ground transportation including park transfers
  • Accommodation as indicated in the travel plan
  • Bottled water on board
  • 4*4 wheel car drive
  • Rhino tracking permit per person
  • English speaking guide

 

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks not included in the itinerary
  • Visas and air tickets
  • Gratitude and tips offered to hotel staff
  • Items of personal nature
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Expenses incurred as a result of personal delays.

 

 

 

End of safari and our services.