4 Days Tour To Kidepo Valley National Park

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Tour to Kidepo Valley National Park Trip overview

Kjong Uganda safaris takes you to Africa’s finest wilderness as to what most travelers have described Kidepo valley national park to be, The oasis’s in the valley makes the best water hole that attract animals to a closure range making it the only park in Uganda that compares to a ranch with best views either on the game drive, just cooling in the outdoor bath tab of Apoka up market lodge, Ngamoru (new facility) tented camp or while having a cold drink at the Uganda wildlife authority bandas canteen all located in and around the park, surrounded by the wild, the park is shouldered by mountains giving it a resemblance to the Ngorongoro crater. Kidepo Valley National Park is spiced up with a great variety of animal and bird species, the endemic to this park that are not found in any other park in Uganda are the elegant and graceful cheetahs one of the interesting Big cats and the strong but flightless Ostrich birds, truly i lose proper words to describe this park.

ITINERARY FOR TOUR TO KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Day 1 tour to kidepo valley national park: Depart for Kitgum from Kampala
Early morning departure following breakfast from Kampala taking north of the city on the newly resurfaced road, giving a smooth and comfortable drive up to the first stopover at Karuma fall, the falls are among a series on the river Nile and second to Murchison in power to allow time to stretch as one takes in the scenery on the hike to falls, you will also be greeted by troops of olive baboons and velvet monkeys, thereafter will drive to Gulu town for lunch here you will not fail to notice the fruits of peace after the 20 years of rebel insurgence, after lunch we drive to Kitgum for the overnight with meal. Accommodation options Boma hotel (mid range) or Fuglys (budget).

Day 2 tour to kidepo valley national park: Kidepo valley national park- afternoon game drive
After an early morning Ugandan coffee at breakfast we depart for the Kidepo Valley National Park driving through the Acholi tribe small communities villages of clusters of mud and thatch as the road winds through the mountain ranges of Keler and Loniyilli which offer some of the amazing views to stop and admire the scenery as you drop down the valley, arrive in time for lunch and check in as you prepare for an afternoon game drive in the Narus valley for the Lions, Jackson hartebeests, African Buffaloes, Giraffes, Leopards and Cheetahs after lunch only returning in the late evening to enjoy the sunset at the overnight stay and meals, Accommodation options include Apoka (Lodge facility), Ngamoru newly opened (tented camp facility), Uganda wildlife authority bandas and camp site (budget facility).

Day 3 tour to kidepo valley national park: Kidepo valley national park game drive and nature walk
Ready early morning for breakfast, catch the sun rise behind the mountain before flooding the valley then off for the game drive to the ostrich farm it not any man made occurrence, but given the massive number of the birds one would compare it to this along the we shall be able to view, herds of elephants, cape Buffaloes, giraffes, lions and plenty more lunch at place of accommodation. In the afternoon we are joined by an expert ranger guide for a nature walk to explore the park on foot away from the steel clad of safari car sharing his knowledge of the Eco-System and also bring you closure to the animals. Overnight stay and meals, Accommodation options include include Apoka (lodge facility),Ngamoru newly opened (tented camp facility), Uganda wildlife authority bandas and camp sites (budget facility).

Day 4 tour to kidepo valley national park: Driving back to Kampala
On this day we have early breakfast and drive back to Kampala but this is through the park, giving you chance to see Elephants, Buffaloes and different kinds of antelopes as we make our exit through the Katarum gate making a brief stop at Katarum Kopje a site of the derelict lodge built in the rock but currently under renovation to have a bird eye view of the park, lunch break in Gulu town, and then Kampala marking an end to this trip.

Tour to Kidepo Valley National Park includes:

  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary,
  • Park entrance fees,
  • Game drives,
  • Landing fees,
  • Cultural visit,
  • Nature walk,
  • Tour to Kidepo Valley National Park excludes:
    Expenses of personal nature like:

  • Drinks,
  • Laundry,
  • Tips to local guides,
  • Telephone,
  • Cigars,
  • Personal insurance,
  • Shopping bills etc.
  • For more information about Tours to Kidepo Valley National Park, kindly contact our office by email: kjongugandasafaris@gmail.com or phone call at: +256 776 660 918/ +256 751 646 578