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Kidepo valley national park is one of the best places to see unique wildlife in the northern part of Uganda; it is a very isolated park, amongst the best African wilderness places to visit while on African safari. The park comprises of a flat large savannah, a habitat to animals that cannot be found anywhere else in Uganda but Kidepo these include kudus, Oryx, zebras, roan antelope, stripped hyenas; it presents a true definition of the African wilderness. The five days trip will showcase the best of Kidepo including visiting the IK karamojong group of people.

5 Days Luxury Safari to Kidepo Valley National Park

Itinerary overview

Day 1:Drive to Kidepo valley national park

Day 2: Full day game drives

Day 3: northern park and the hot springs

Day 4:  IK karamojong tribe visit and evening game drive

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Kidepo valley national park

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Kidepo valley national park,we will take the organized charter flight to the African wilderness place, passing through beautiful high tops of African villages looking out for those unique Karamojong Manyaatas arriving in the evening for a dinner at stay overnight at

Luxury:Apoka lodge | Kidepo savannah lodge | Adere safari lodge

Meal plan: full board

Day 2:  Morning and afternoon game drives in the Narus valley

The Narus valley is an animal point in the Karamoja semi-arid region, it is the oasis of the national park and most of the animals collect themselves here for water and pasture, there are large herds of buffaloes in the region, there is a big chance of spotting most of the big cats like lions, and leopards, look out for zebras, antelopes, giraffes and many animal species in the area.

Luxury:  Apoka lodge | Kidepo savannah lodge | Adere safari lodge

Meal plan: full board

Day 3: Game drives, and hot springs

Following an early morning breakfast, you will head to the Narus valley in search of early morning risers and nocturnal species, returning to the lodge for lunch and head north game viewing and visiting the Kanagorok hot springs, the water is hot to an egg boiling point and the locals believe that its blessed with spiritual healing powers, along the way to the hot springs you will have much more clear views of the giant ostrich, zebras, and buffaloes.

Luxury:  Apoka lodge | Kidepo savannah lodge | Adere safari lodge

Meal plan: full board

Day 4: IK community visit

What is a visit to Kidepo valley national park without going to the community, these race of Nilotic group of people in Uganda have a unique culture, they are Nomads and live in fenced small homes for security purposes, an organized tour to the placed is worth a life time experience, they will jump along with you dancing, share their way of living, their norms and traditions returning to the lodge for dinner and stay overnight.

Luxury:  Apoka lodge | Kidepo savannah lodge | Adere safari lodge

Day 5: Drive to Back to Kampala / Entebbe or fly to the destination

Kidepo valley trip starts and ends here for the five days it is fun and enjoyment all through you can choose to drive through the beautiful small towns of Uganda or hire a charter flight that will bring you back to the destination.

Kindly note that

Karamoja is a semi – arid region of Uganda and therefore it is advisable to carry lighter long sleeved clothes, hand gloves, sunscreen, hats and other materials of personal nature.

The tour includes

  • Meals as stipulated in the itinerary.
  • Water on board.
  • All ground transportation.
  • Park entry fees.
  • Accommodation as per the travel plan.
  • Charter flight.

Excludes

  • Visa and air ticket.
  • Tips and gratitude given to hotel staff , drivers, an guides.
  • Meals and drinks not included in the itinerary.
  • Any other items of personal nature.
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