Kidepo Valley Wildlife Safari

Kidepo Valley National Park

Overview

You will be picked from your overnight accommodation at 6:30am by a Company representative for the road trip to Kidepo National Park driving through beautiful remote vegetation to the northern part of the country, with a lunch stopover in Gulu, before proceeding to Kitgum for dinner and overnight at Fuglys’ hotel for mid-range facilities or Tembo guest house for the budget option.

Highlights

  • Day 1: Kampala to Kitgum
  • Day 2: Kidepo valley national park
  • Day 3: Kidepo National Park-Game drive to the hot springs and a nature walk
  • Day 4: Gulu Transfer Kidepo valley national park to Gulu
  • Day 5: Gulu transfer to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Kitgum

You will be picked from your overnight accommodation at 6:30am by a Company representative for the road trip to Kidepo National Park driving through beautiful remote vegetation to the northern part of the country, with a lunch stopover in Gulu, before proceeding to Kitgum for dinner and overnight at Fuglys’ hotel for mid-range facilities or Tembo guest house for the budget option.

Day 2: Kidepo valley national park

After a restful night have an early breakfast and continue on the journey to one of Africa’s finest wildernesses through the remote villages and homesteads of the Acholi and Karamojong people to finally arrive this famous valley that is home of Kidepo National Park.

This park is one of the most beautiful in Africa, and is voted third best on the content by the CNN travel channel. Check in and have lunch at your overnight accommodation. Opt for a restful afternoon/evening or go out for a game drive in search of wildlife which include: lions, giraffes, elephants,leopard and bush bucks and more.

Return to the hotel for a refreshing, dinner and overnight in this wilderness at Apoka Safari Lodge (high end lodge), NgaMoru camp (mid-range) or Uganda wildlife Authority bandas and camp site (budget facility) Meal plan: breakfast-lunch-dinner. (For the camping option the two camping sites are facilitated with water and latrines (drop pits) and you are provided with a park ranger to protect you and make your stay in the park safe.

At the budget facility we will be required to bring our own food for the stay. In this case we arrange the cooking for you.

Day 3: Kidepo National Park – Game drive to the hot springs and a nature walk

Depart in the morning after breakfast and carry with you packed lunch for the game drive to the hot springs via the palm trees lined along Kidepo River, in search for Ostriches,leopards,tortoises plus more and continue on this search till lunch time. After our packed lunch we’ll stretch our legs on a guided nature walk in the park accompanied by an armed ranger. Thereafter return to the hotel to refresh, relax and have time to enjoy the evening in a wilderness like no other. Dinner and overnight at Apoka Safari Lodge (high end lodge), NgaMoru camp (mid-range) or Uganda Wildlife Authority bandas and camp site. Meal plan: breakfast-lunch-dinner

Day 4: Gulu Transfer Kidepo valley national park to Gulu

After a relaxed breakfast transfer to Gulu with a lunch stop en route in Kitgum town. Gulu is the biggest town north of Uganda with its growth curtailed by the insurgency caused by the lord’s resistance Army for several years before it ended a couple of years ago.

Life is back to normal with busy streets and safety guaranteed to allow visitors to move freely. Only budget accommodations are available here and the options are: Acholi Inn and Churchill courts.

Meal plan: breakfast-lunch-dinner.

Day 5: Gulu transfer to Kampala

Depart for Kampala after breakfast with a lunch break stopover en- route at Kabalega dinners before continuing to drop you off at your overnight hotel in Kampala or Entebbe International Airport for your flight home.

This Safari Package Includes

  • An English speaking driver/guide,
  • 4x4wheel drive safari vehicle,
  • Ground transport
  • Meals and accommodation as on the itinerary
  • Park entry fees
  • A nature walk a game drive in Kidepo National Park
  • 2 litres of water per person daily while in the vehicle

The Safari Exclusions

The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, soda/alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.