This 5 days adventure trip takes you to Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda’s most remote but the best for game viewing in East Africa. Lying in the rugged, semi arid valleys between Uganda’s borders with Sudan and Kenya, some 700km from Kampala, Kidepo national park has a profusion of big game and hosts over 77 mammal species as well as around 475 bird species that cannot easily be seen elsewhere in the world. Pack your bags and start your adventure with the long journey north through the wild frontier region of Karamoja and discover Africa’s finest wildernesses.
Leave Kampala after breakfast for Kidepo national park located in the far north easrern part of Uganda. The drive will last for almost the entire day with a lunch stop over enroute. Have a night stop in Kitgum town, northern Uganda. Dinner and overnight in Kitgum town
After a hearty breakfast, continue your drive to Kidepo national park. On arrival, take a game drive in the park. Drive to the south western part of the park (Narus valley). View the Napore Nyangea mountain ranges, Lokayot hills and Morungole range marks. Possible wildlife sightings include lions, zebras, elephants, giraffe, eland, oribi and cheetah. To birders, the park is rewarding with many birds including the hammer kop and ostrich. After lunch have a guided walk in the park. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of beautiful mountains. Dinner and overnight at Apoka lodge or UWA Bandas
After breakfast, start your adventure with a drive to the seasonal river to catch the early risers on their morning sip. Animals that are commonly seen during the game drive include birds that include Hamerkop, fish eagle, yellow Warbler, Shoe bill and Papyrus Gonolek. Visit the mysterious rock “KidI Rwoti”. Animals that are commonly seen include lions, zebras elephants, giraffe, Eland, Oribi. After lunch visit the local Karimojong homesteads to learn about the Karamoja way of living. Explore the traditional norms and way of life. You will observe traditional weapons like bow and arrows and spears. You will also see head dresses, jewellery, kraals and so much more. Dinner and overnight at Apoka lodge or UWA Bandas
Enjoy all your morning with game drives through the park. After lunch, transfer to Kitgum for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast you will set off for Kampala with a lunch stop over enroute. You will reach Kampala in the late evening.
This tour ends in Kampala at approximately 17:00 hrs. We can book you post-tour accommodation at any of your preferred hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please contact us for free airport transfer to Entebbe Airport.
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