AVU 007 – 4 Days Kidepo Road Trip Safari

Tour overview;

InquireThis true African wilderness lies in the rugged, semi-arid valleys of Karamoja province on the far northern border of Uganda and Sudan. Kidepo is Uganda’s second largest national park. Though it is the most remote National Park, Kidepo has an amazing array of flora and fauna. Though few have had the privilege of undertaking the pilgrimage to this park, the stunning beauty of this faultless wilderness is very impressing to adventure enthusiasts looking for wildlife safaris . Kidepo is perfect for Uganda safaris featuring wildlife and different bird species for the visiting birders. It contains a bird list of over 475 species, a total second only to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Also putting in mind the unique culture of the host community the Karamajong, a nomadic pastoral tribe in north eastern Uganda.

Safari Highlight

Day 1: Travel to Kidepo Valley National Park;
Day 2: Game Drive, Scenic Viewing and Community Walk;
Day 3: Nature Walk, Game Drive;
Day 4: Scenic Viewing, return to Kampala;

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Kidepo Valley National Park:
Have an early Breakfast and drive to Kidepo National Park using the shortest (656 km) route which will take you from Kampala-Soroti -Kotido via Amuria to the far North-East where Uganda borders Kenya and Southern Sudan. You will have an opportunity of viewing some of the Park animals and birds found close by the camp.
Accommodation: Apoka Lodge/Nga’moru Wilderness Camp/Apoka Rest Camp/National Park Bandas at Apoka
Meal Plan: Full Board
Travel Time: Full day drive.

Day 2: Game Drive, Scenic Viewing and Community Walk:
Kidepo GiraffeAfter an early morning breakfast, embark on a morning game drive to Kanangorok hot spring.  Where a variety of animals and birds can be seen roving around like the fast running Ostrich. Have an afternoon Game Drive that will take you through the Narus Valley to see herds of buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, zebras and hopefully some lions, leopard 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. En route to your camp for lunch and have a brief rest, until 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.
Accommodation: Apoka Lodge/Nga’moru Wilderness Camp/Apoka Rest Camp/National Park Bandas at Apoka
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Nature Walk, Game Drive:
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 savannah, hills, small forests, dry river beds and rings of mountains around you.
Accommodation: Apoka Lodge/Nga’moru Wilderness Camp/Apoka Rest Camp/National Park Bandas at Apoka
Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 4: Scenic Viewing and Return to Kampala:
After breakfast and experience a beautiful scenery as you travel back to Kampala having lunch en-route on the way
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.
Travel Time: Full day drive


The Safari Package Covers:

  • Park Entrance Fees.
  • Community Walk.
  • Game Drives.
  • Park Ranger Fees.
  • Relevant Government Taxes.
  • Full Board Accommodation (3 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • 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.


Safari Exclusions:                                                                                                                                  

  • Air Fares   
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; personal insurance, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Booking accommodation for you (Night after safari in case your flight is on the next day). We recommend the following accommodations:


Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast
Serena Hotel, (Luxury),
Sheraton Hotel (Luxury),
Cassia Lodge (Mid-range)
The Lodge (Budget and Mid-rang)