5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo National Park Uganda

5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley National Park is located on Uganda’s border with Sudan and Kenya in the extreme corner in the Northeast of the country. The park comprises rolling savannah grasslands and a rugged spectacular mountain landscape.

The park is accessible by road or by Air from Entebbe. Kidepo is considered one of the wildest, original African parks in Africa, offering a great experience of nature and game viewing.

Detailed 5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo National Park Uganda

Day 1: Transfer to Kitgum

After Breakfast you will meet your guide at your place of residence, he will brief you before you set off for Kidepo National Park. This Park is far placed-north east, bordering Kenya to the east and South Sudan to the north, this will require you to depart as early as 7 am in the morning.

The journey being long and exhausting to drive direct to the park makes it necessary to break the journey in two, that is Kampala to Kitgum and then Kitgum to the park. You will have stop overs along the way to stretch or for having a snack.

Lunch will be in Gulu town and arrive in Kitgum later in the evening for dinner and overnight

Recommended accommodation:

  • Acaki lodge
  • Hope apartments
  • Green house agago
  • Northern pearl
  • Hotel malakal
Day 2 Transfer to Kidepo National Park, Game Drive

On this day you will wake up to an early breakfast and embark on 3 hours drive to Kidepo National Park where you will embark on a game drive in the Kidepo Valley in the anticipation of seeing herds of buffaloes, zebras, elephants, giraffes, hyenas, and cheetahs.

You will enjoy a slow drive. Make sure camera ready to take some picture moments while on the game drive as you can have stops at any point you so want. Break off for the day and head straight to the lodge. You can spend the rest of the day for leisure admiring the wilderness environment. Dinner and overnight follows

Recommended Accommodation:

  • Apoka safari lodge
  • Adere safari lodge
  • Kidepo savannah lodge
Day 3: Game Drive

Embark on a morning game drive to Kanangorok hot spring. A variety of animals can be seen roaming around including Ostrich.

Drive extensively up to Kanangorok Hot springs and brace yourself for photo moments and chances of sighting more of wildlife especially lions sitting on the rocks as they scan the park for a possible prey. Drive back to the lodge to relax and lunch

In the afternoon have a cultural experience that will bring you into contact with Karamjong peoples at Karenna and Kapedo. Meet the local elders and have an opportunity to interact with them. They will show you the kraals, the grinding stones and many more interesting items. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Recommended Accommodation:

  • Apoka safari lodge
  • Adere safari lodge
  • Kidepo savannah lodge
Day 4 of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo National Park Safari Uganda: Game Drive and Transfer to Kitgum

Early in the morning after the breakfast, we shall visit the park for yet another game drive experience.

Every day presents itself differently and different sightings. You will spot as many wild animals on this game drive. Return to the lodge to check out and transfer to Gulu where you will have your lunch and spend the rest of day relaxing.

Day 5: Return to Kampala

Today being the last day, you will have breakfast at ease check out from your hotel and proceed to Kampala with lunch en- route arriving in Kampala late afternoon or evening.

Activities on this 5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo National Park Uganda

Highlights of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo National Park Uganda

  • Transfer to kitgum
  • Transfer to kidepo valley national park, game drive
  • Game drive in kidepo valley game drive and transfer to Gulu
  • Transfer back to Kampala

Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Safari includes:

  • Transportation in a tour van/Land cruiser
  • Service of an English -speaking tour guide/driver
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Park admissions
  • Accommodation for 4 nights
  • Entrance fees to all destinations as per the program
  • Transfer to and from the airport

Safari exclusions

  • All activities not mentioned in the program
  • Phone calls bills
  • Tips
  • International transfers
  • Gratitude to tour guides
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal effects of any nature
  • Hotel fees before and after the safari

End of the 5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo National Park Safari Uganda

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