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Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo

Overview of the Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo

Uganda Safari to Kidepo; 3 Days is a short safari that features magical wonders than any other short trip of its kind can offer in Uganda. Kidepo Valley National Park to the north east of Uganda features an extensive dry savannah dotted with magical game including the 86 species of mammals, the 692 Species of plants along 475 bird species. Kidepo is a diverse habitat that considered remote 700km from Kampala, the Uganda Capital something that has made it to keep it virgin wilderness for long with minimal disturbance from the Uganda safari undertakers. Kidepo is rich in endemic wildlife including the striped hyena, the aardwolf, caracal, cheetah, lesser and greater kudu, klipspringer, dik-dik, Bright’s gazelle, Chandler’s mountain reedbuck among others. Kidepo National Park also features other wild game like lions, elephants, Buffaloes, Zebras, the leopards and elands among others.

Kidepo Valley National Park supports outstanding birds of prey close to 58 Species among which include the lammergeyer, Verreaux’s eagle, the pygmy falcon and Egyptian vulture and The Park also features the rare and most sought after birds like the Karamoja apalis and the black-breasted barbet.

Kidepo Valley National Park is an extensive protected area covering 1442km2 and the exist in an altitudinal range of 914m – 2,750m above sea level. The two rivers exist in the park including the Kidepo River and Narus River which are seasonal and in the dry season, just pools of water are left to support counts of wildlife.

The park is surrounded by the pastoralist Karimojong and the Indigenous Karimojong which is a hunter gatherer culture that is considered threatened and apparently live in the mountains of Morungole in the south of Kidepo.

Safari Highlight of the Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo

Day 1 of the Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo: Fly to Kidepo from Entebbe International Airport & do an afternoon game drive

Day 2 of the Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo: Do morning game drive and afternoon Karimojong Community tour

Day 3 of the Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo: Do morning game drive and fly back to Entebbe

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Detailed Safari Itinerary of the Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo

Day 1 of the Uganda Flying Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days: Fly to Kidepo from Entebbe International Airport & do an afternoon game drive

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You connect to Entebbe International Airport to catch up with a scheduled Aero link flight that operates on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday to embark on the flight to Kidepo Valley National Park departing at 12:30 hours arriving at 14:45 hours. The flight to Kidepo which lasts 2 hours and 15 minutes takes you through the verdant countryside allowing you to gain Ariel views of Uganda. You land at Apoka Airfield and you safari driver guide will be waiting for you to transfer you to the respective lodge for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you embark on the game drive exploring the park’s impressive landscapes including the magical Narus Valley where you stand possibilities of exploring a range of game including the African Elephants, herds of Cape Buffaloes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Klipspringer, Jackals and possibly Lions among other species before retiring for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Nga’moru Wilderness Camp, Budget / Basic: Apoka Rest Camp, Wild Camping

Day 2 of the Uganda Flying Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days: Do morning game drive and afternoon Karimojong Community tour

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Following a morning cup of coffee, you embark on a thrilling game drive in the savannah stretches of Kidepo Valley National Park intercepted by patches of borassus palm and the rising scenic hills. You explore the beautiful views of the sun shining over the hills of Lomej, the Lotukei Mountains to the north close to the Sudan border, the Morungole range to the southern boundary of the park before the rays strike down to the endless valleys of Kidepo and Narus. You undertake an extensive game drive lasting 3 – 4 hours exploring the natural offerings of Kidepo that have it rank among the best parks of Africa. The possible sights range from lions to leopards, elephants, Buffaloes, Side stripped Jackals, the Burchell’s Zebra, the Eland, the Cheetah found here only in Uganda, Guenther’s dik-dik found here only in East Africa, striped hyaena, aardwolf, caracal, the lesser and greater Kudu, klipspringer, dik-dik, Bright’s gazelle, Chandler’s mountain reedbuck, beisa oryx, African wild dogs, waterbuck Jackson’s hartebeest, black-backed jackal among other species. The extensions to Kidepo Valley rewards you with the sights of Ostriches only found here in the whole of Uganda. Retreat back to the lodge for relaxation till lunch and in the afternoon, you embark on the community tour to the Karimojong touch with the Karimajong people at Karenna and Kapedo. Mix up with the nomads greatly known for their nomadic pastoralism. You explore their traditions, the Manyattas, the arts and crafts, the Kraal and the grazing field and traditional performances before retreating to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Nga’moru Wilderness Camp, Budget / Basic: Apoka Rest Camp, Wild Camping

Day 3 of the Uganda Flying Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days: Do morning game drive and fly back to Entebbe

Undertake another game drive in the park to explore more game and those that you might have missed the previous day and gain more opportunities for photo shooting after which you connect to the lodge for lunch and then drive to Apoka Airfield for the flight departure at 15:00 hours back to Entebbe arriving at 16:30 hours.

End of the 3 Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park; 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Flying Safari to Kidepo

Getting There

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Pakuba Safari Lodge is positioned in the northern section of the Murchison Falls National Park presenting midrange / standard accommodation for the Uganda safari undertakers

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The Chimps Nest presents an ideal ground that travellers on chimpanzee safaris in Uganda can base to track chimpanzees in Kibale National Park. It is positioned in the village of Nyabubale between Bigodi and Nkingo and it takes 15 minutes to drive to Kanyanchu Tourism Center where Kibale tourism exploration activities commence from.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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