Kidepo Valley Safari
3 Days Kidepo Valley safari goes one of the most beautiful Savannah National parks. Kidepo Valley National Park is located in North Eastern Uganda. The Kidepo Valley safari goes to a park characterized by Savannah grassland and riverine Borusus forest. This is mainly on the seasonal Kidepo valley. There are also flood plains, Bushes and Scrubland and the short Parkland savannah. There are forests on the mountain ranges of Morungole and Lonyili. The Kidepo Valley safari enables you to see a variety of habitants and associated wild life species. Wildlife to be seen on Kidepo Valley safari includes lions, leopards and elephant. You may also see Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, hartebeests and oribis. Other cats to be seen on Kidepo Valley safari include leopards and Cheetahs. Birding is another activity when on Kidepo Valley safari. There is a lot of bird life that include the lilac, abssynia rollers and blacksmith plovers. You can also find spawinged plovers, the ground hornbills, the Kori bustard and the Secretary bird. The mountain buzzards, Herons, Eggrets, and the lovely Ostrich are among the birds for those on Kidepo Valley safari. To the extreme northern part of the park lies the Kananarok hot spring. A Kidepo Valley safari is a worthy venture especially if you are to avoid the crowds. On this Kidepo Valley safari you will visit Uganda’s most isolated and magnificent national park. Kidepo ranks among Africa’s finest wildernesses.
Day 1: ENTEBBE – KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
Meet and greet by our Uganda safari representative. A briefing on the Kidepo Valley safari will follow. You will then enjoy a transfer you to Entebbe International airport to catch your flight to Kidepo Airstrip. You will be able to appreciate and enjoy the vast beautiful landscapes. This includes the green vegetation that is so hypnotizing and will draw you to look harder. There is definitely so much unseen, and plenty undiscovered within those landscapes. These can only be appreciated from above. You will be met on arrival by our driver- guide. He will transfer you with game drive en-route to your place of accommodation in Kidepo Valley National Park. An afternoon game drive will introduce you to much of Kidepo’s wildlife. Return to you Apoka Safari Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
Wake up to a Kidepo Valley safari day filled with rhythm of Nature and Sunrise. It is said that those that do not appreciate the morning do not enjoy the day. After breakfast, you will embark on a morning game drive. It is truly a beautiful hour for a game drive. Most animals are free and high spirited in the mornings. This will therefore be a good opportunity to see most of them. You will then embark on a mid morning game drive as you head to Kanangorok hot spring. Here a number of animals can be seen. They include the big cats and herbivores. You will also observe birds wandering around like the Ostriches. This section of the park also commands amazing sceneries of Mountains across the border in Sudan. The view is breath-taking and the memories will stick as if they are magical. Perhaps these lands are magical! After, you will return to your in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK – ENTEBBE
After breakfast, with your packed lunch you will visit Lorokul cultural group. Here you will explore the fascinating ancient culture of the Karamojong. The Karamajong are famous for their ability to maintain their traditional ways. This is despite the modern influences of today’s society and they are notorious for cattle herding. This remote tribe is located outside Kidepo valley National Park. You will walk with the guides through their manyatta (homesteads). You will learn how these people make their beads and other traditional jewelry. You will also get to understand the social importance engraved in body piercings and body designs. The tour won’t be complete without sampling local dishes. You may also hear stories of the folklore of the remote tribe. Later you will be dropped off at Kidepo airstrip to catch your flight back to Entebbe international airport. You will be met and have a transfer you back to your hotel.