UGANDA TOUR AT KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL
Kidepo Valley National
Park located in the North Eastern
Uganda in the extreme corner at the
Uganda-Sudan and Kenya boarders. Kidepo
has tour activities and attractions
that include game drives, cultural
visits to kraals and Karimajong homes
called the Manyatas, panoramic viewing
of the smoothly sloping savannah grasslands
and nature walks among the many. The
park is made up of the rolling savannah
grassland and rugged superlative mountain
landscape. Going to the park can be
by road or by Air from Entebbe or
Kampala. Kidepo is among the wildest,
original African parks in Africa,
giving an amazing experience of nature
and game viewing.
Day 1: Departure to Kidepo Valley
By Air: From Kampala/Kajjansi,
take a chartered light aircraft to
Kidepo Valley’s Apoka Lodge.
After lunch, enjoy panoramic views
of the Narus River Valley and photographable
opportunities of the wildlife from
the verandah of the lodge. An evening
game drive along the Narus River Valley
where you will view Elephants, herds
of Buffaloes, Jackals, Jackson’s
Hartebeest, Klipspringer and Lions
plus many other mammals.
By Road: On the other
hand, tourist by road from Kampala
can use Kampala-Jinja-Mbale-Soroti-Moroto-Kidepo-792
km and Kampala-Soroti -Kotido via
Amuria 656 km. Driving is more rewarding
as vast parts of Karamoja are attractive
and entirely wilderness. The trip
usually takes12 hours in which 4Wheel
Drive vehicles are most appropriate.
Dinner and overnight at Apoka Lodge.
Day 2: Game Drive
Enjoy breakfast and go for a daybreak
game drive to Kanangorok hot spring.
A number of animals can be seen wandering
around as well as birds like the Ostriches.
Get back to the lodge for lunch and
use the afternoon for a cultural experience
that will get you in touch with the
Karimajong people at Karenna and Kapedo.
mix together and have a chat with
the local elders and they will show
you their animal kraals, the grinding
stones and many more good items. Go
back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Full board accommodation at Apoka
Day 3: Game Drive
Also enjoy wildlife and African landscape
in Kidepo Valley National Park. Retire
to Apoka Lodge for a full board accommodation.
Day 4: Birding, Nature Walk
and Departure to Kampala.
After breakfast visit the bird hide
and have a guided nature walk. Return
to the lodge for lunch. After lunch
board your chartered flight back to
Entebbe where you will be picked to
Kampala in the evening. With road,
you can have an overnight at the Apoka
Lodge or drive to Mbale town for overnight
and dinner and continue to Kampala
the next morning.