5 Days 4 Nights Kidepo National Park Uganda Safari

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Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda

Safari Game drives are the ultimate highlight of this 5-Day Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley National Park. The tour departs from Kampala where we travel through the papyrus swamps and dense jungles of the Nile Delta area, making our way to Kidepo valley National Park.

The next couple of days are spent exploring Kidepo valley national Park. on various safari activities. These include;  Game viewing: Among the various species to see within this park are: the Hunting dog, Bat-eared Fox, Cheetah, Striped Hyena, Caracal, the aardwolf, elephants, oribi, Burchell’s zebras, Jackson’s hartebeests, bush pigs, and Bohor reedbuck.

Other animals include warthogs, Rothschild giraffes, Defassa Waterbucks, cape buffaloes, elands, bush duskier, bushbucks, lions, side-striped jackals, leopards, black-backed jackals, various small cats as well as spotted hyenas.

Bird Watching: The park is renowned for its exceptional variety of birds. Out of the 58 recorded birds of prey, fourteen are thought to be specifically endemic to the Kidepo as well as the Karamoja region. Included in these are the pygmy Falcon, Verreaux’s Eagle plus the Egyptian Vulture, in addition to many other species.

Hiking and Sightseeing in Kidepo: The mountain, as well as the Savannah landscape of this park, is breathtaking. Hiking may be conducted on Lamoj Mountains only a couple of kilometers from the Headquarters of the Park. Visitors may as well go to see the marvelous Kidepo River Valley covered with Borassus palm forest; its broad flatbed is dried out through the biggest part of the year.

From the Kidepo Valley, also you can visit Kanangorok Hot Springs that is situated just 11 km from the Kidepo river valley.

Cultural Performance: The nearby local communities possess teams of cultural entertainers that are normally accessible to offer performances on request. These performers have a wide range of traditional dances as well as songs for example the Emuya of the Nyangia as well as the Naporre ethnic groups along with Larakaraka plus Apiti dances performed by the native Acholi people.

Time spent in Kidepo is rewarding and inspiring – this trip is really one to savor.

Safari Itinerary in Summary

Day 1: Kampala – Drive to Kitgum Town
Day 2: Kitgum Town – Kidepo Valley National Park. (Game Drive, Scenic Viewing and Community Walk)
Day 3: Kidepo Valley National Park. (Nature Walk, Game Drive)
Day 4: Kidepo Valley National Park. Scenic Viewing – Drive to Kitgum Town
Day 5: Kitgum Town – Drive to Kampala

Safari Itinerary in Detail

Day 1: Kampala – Drive to Kitgum Town

0700 Hours: Our 5-day Kidepo Murchison Falls National Park wildlife Uganda safari begins after an early breakfast followed by a pickup from your hotel/ residence in Kampala.

The journey takes us through the busy traffic-jammed streets of Kampala City through Luwero Triangle which was badly affected during the 1980’s Ugandan Civil War. At Luwero town for a couple of fruits and continue through Nakasongola District a large densely populated area with open savannah grasslands.

Lunch in Gulu and we continue to Kitgum which is about 452 km from Kampala.

Travel Time: 6 Hours

Accommodation

Luxury Accommodation: Fugly’s Hotel
Mid-range Accommodation: Kitgum Royal Hotel, Jaflo Gardens Hotel
Budget Accommodation: Dewalt Hotel, Green Oasis Guesthouse & Tours

Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Kitgum Town – Kidepo Valley National Park

After the early morning breakfast, we set off for a 2 – 3 hours drive to Kidepo Valley National Park through Kakwanga, Loitanit villages, and finally enter the park.

We relax by our lodge/ camp and have lunch. In the afternoon we embark on a safari game drive that will take you through the Narus Valley to see herds of buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and hopefully some lions, leopards, and the elusive cheetah.

This will also enable you to be in full sight of varieties of birds as well. Stops will be made at any time in order for you to be able to take pictures of fabulous wildlife and birds along the way.

Travel Time: 3 Hours

Accommodation

Luxury Accommodation: Apoka Safari Lodge,
Mid-range Accommodation: Nga’moru Wilderness Camp
Budget Accommodation: Apoka Rest Camp, Kakine Self-Catering Campsite, Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Nature Walk, Game Drive, Cultural Visits

Have an early breakfast and go for a nature walk to view a variety of fauna and flora species in the park.  Return to your camp for lunch and a brief rest in the mid-afternoon.

Take another exciting game drive across the savannah, hills, small forests, dry river beds, and rings of mountains around you.

In the evening where you will go for a cultural tour in the Karimajong community. Here you will spend a wonderful evening with Karamojong people and have an insight of their way of life and beliefs.

At the end of the tour, you will be able to understand why their pride makes them slow to adapt to globalization.

Return in the evening for an overnight at your accommodation.

Accommodation

Luxury Accommodation: Apoka Safari Lodge,
Mid-range Accommodation: Nga’moru Wilderness Camp
Budget Accommodation: Apoka Rest Camp, Kakine Self-Catering Campsite, Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 4: Morning Game Drive – Lunch – Drive to Kitgum Town

Have our breakfast and go for the early morning game drive, later on, have lunch, check out of the park and drive back to Kitgum for an overnight at your choice of accommodation.

Travel Time: 3 Hours

Accommodation

Luxury Accommodation: Fugly’s Hotel
Mid-range Accommodation: Kitgum Royal Hotel, Jaflo Gardens Hotel
Budget Accommodation: Dewalt Hotel, Green Oasis Guesthouse & Tours

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 5: Kitgum – Drive to Kampala

After breakfast and experience beautiful scenery as you travel back to Kampala having lunch en-route on the way. We arrive back in Kampala and Entebbe (airport drop-off can be arranged) in time to catch evening flights, bringing this 5 day Uganda wildlife Safari to a close.

Travel Time: 6 Hours

Meal Plan: {Breakfast & Lunch}

5 Days 4 Nights Kidepo National Park Uganda Safari Prices

5 Days 4 Nights Kidepo National Park Uganda Safari Prices Includes:

Game Drives + Community Walk + Park Ranger Fees + Park Entrance Fees + Relevant Government Taxes + Full-time English speaking Driver/ Guide + Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle + Airport transfer as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends & Full Board Accommodation (4 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary

Dates From Dates To Adult Rate  Child Rate
1st January 2022 31st December 2022  Request for Prices Request for Prices

Notes

* This is a private safari that can depart on any day
* African Spice Safaris can provide you with the following services at an extra fee;

– Airport transfers Entebbe-Kampala, Kampala-Entebbe
– Booking accommodation for you (Night before the safari and after a safari in case your flight is on the next day). Reservations of the hotels depend on availability


5 Days 4 Nights Kidepo National Park Uganda Safari Prices Excludes:

* International airfares and entry visa Uganda
* Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc;

* Expenses of personal nature such as; personal (medical/travel) insurance, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary, and optional activities

 

 

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