4 Days Kidepo Flying Wildlife Safari

This 4-day Kidepo flying wildlife safari takes you to explore Uganda's purest wilderness - the wildlife, the scenery and the local culture of the people who live around Kidepo Valley NP.
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Duration
4 Days
Destination
Uganda
Travellers
2

Uganda's Purest Wilderness Untamed Wildlife Experiences in Kidepo

This 4-day Kidepo flying wildlife safari takes you to explore Uganda's purest wilderness - Kidepo Valley National Park. You will enjoy the wildlife, the scenery and the local culture of the people who live around Kidepo Valley NP.
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This 4-day Kidepo flying wildlife safari takes you to explore Uganda's purest wilderness - the wildlife, the scenery and the local culture of the people who live around Kidepo Valley NP.

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Entebbe International Airport
Return Location
Entebbe International Airport
Price includes
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Ground transportation in 4WD safari car
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary
  • Park / Activity Fees
Price does not include
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Visa fees

4 Days Kidepo Flying Wildlife Safari

Quick Overview

This 4-day Kidepo flying wildlife safari takes you to explore Uganda’s purest wilderness – the wildlife, the scenery and the local culture of the people who live around Kidepo Valley NP.

You will take a domestic flight from Entebbe to Kidepo, and back. In kidepo, you will see elephants, zebras, giraffes, huge herds of buffalo, warthogs, duikers, hartebeests, lions, leopards, cheetahs and hundreds of bird species.

A game drive around Narus Valley offers visitors a chance to see the highest concentration of Buffaloes and Elephants. Other animals that may be seen roaming around include Jackal, Zebra, Roan Antelope, Warthog, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Eland, Oribi, Cheetah, Leopard, Klipspringer, and Lion.

Beyond the mammals, Kidepo Valley National Park is a beautiful haven for birds. The park boasts of being the highest concentration of birds endemic to Uganda like Ostriches, Kori Bustards, vultures, pygmy falcons, hornbills, eagles, etc.

Finally, you will visit the local people for an opportunity to learn about their traditions, norms and way of life. 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.

Highlights

Destinations: Entebbe, Kidepo Valley National Park, Kanangorok hot spring, Nurus valley

Activities: Nature Walk, Game drive, Community Visit, Bird watching

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  • Day 2:
  • Day 3:
  • Day 4:
Day 1:

Fly from Entebbe to Kidepo Valley NP

After your morning breakfast, you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport to prepare for your afternoon flight to Kidepo Valley National Park. Because of its isolated location, Kidepo is untouched by human factors, and therefore a marvel of the pure African wilderness.

After Arrival, you will have the option of taking a game drive near the lodge, or perhaps relax to the beautiful views as you take a dip in the swimming pool. Even around the pool, you will be able to spot some amazing animals, such as the friendly elephants that frequently come to drink in the nearby waterhole. As the evening rolls by, the scenery and views will become more picturesque and grand that you will need to pick up your camera.

Accommodation
  • Budget: Savannah Kidepo Lodge
  • Midrange: Nga’Moru Camp
  • Luxury: Apoka Lodge
Meal plan: -, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2:

Game drive in Kidepo, Afternoon Community Visit

After an early breakfast, go for a morning game drive to Kanangorok Hot Springs. During this game drive, you will see many animals such as buffaloes, antelopes, cheetahs, lions, giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, ostriches and so much more. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch.

In the afternoon have a cultural experience that will bring you into contact with the Karamojong peoples at Karenga 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. The interaction with the natural wilderness and the local community will have you feeling like you are one with everything around you.

Accommodation
  • Budget: Savannah Kidepo Lodge
  • Midrange: Nga’Moru Camp
  • Luxury: Apoka Lodge
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3:

Full Day Exploring Kidepo Valley National Park

After breakfast, we will visit the abandoned Katurum Lodge. Built by former president Idi Amin, this impressive structure is worth a visit for the views alone. A must for birders, look out for Fox Kestrel, Eastern Chanting Goshawk, Grasshopper Buzzard, Montague's Harrier, Fan Tailed Raven, and the very rare Stone Partridge.

In the afternoon, you will go on a game drive to the Nurus and Kidepo Valleys. You will be able to see some more animals such as cheetahs, leopards, lions, buffaloes, etc.

Accommodation
  • Budget: Savannah Kidepo Lodge
  • Midrange: Nga’Moru Camp
  • Luxury: Apoka Lodge
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4:

Guided Nature Walk, Fly back to Entebbe

After breakfast, visit the bird hide and enjoy a guided nature walk. We will return to the lodge for lunch.

After lunch board your return flight back from Kidepo Valley National Park to Entebbe International Airport.

Upon arrival, you will proceed with your flight check-in back home or to your next destination. This will mark the end of your Kidepo safari.

Accommodation
  • (X) - Last day
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, -

Packing Recommendation

Here are some general safari packing recommendations to consider. Your agreed itinerary will have recommendations based on your trip and schedule.

  • Lightweight rain poncho
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Sturdy hiking shoes
  • Waterproof trousers
  • gardening-type gloves
  • Sunscreen
  • Wide brim hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera with extra batteries and cards
  • Your regular medication
  • Phone/gadget chargers

Visas for Uganda or Rwanda

Both Rwanda and Uganda have simple to use online visa self-service portals where you can apply and get your visa in a few days. Here are the full articles to guide you about visas.

Best time to visit Uganda or Rwanda

For most people, it is more pleasant and enjoyable to visit Uganda or Rwanda during the dry season months (June to September and December to February). The general climate is warm and sunny all year round, and you can visit at any time of the year.

If you don't enjoy crowds, the shoulder seasons are ideal since the tourist numbers are lower and the attractions are more intimate to explore.

Safety. Is its safe to visit?

Both Uganda and Rwanda are very safe countries to visit and live in. They are some of Africa's most visited countries and hailed for the friendly locals and warm welcoming smiles.

If you have any safety concerns or specifics your are worried about, simply reach out to us and we'll do everything to help you.

Why Choose Exclusive African Safaris

We are a full service Destination Management Company started and operating in Uganda since 2008. In more than 15 years, we have served guests from all parts of the world and helped them to enjoy wonderful experiences of the wild places, cultures and people in Uganda and Rwanda.

Choosing Exclusive African Safaris, is choosing to go with a trusted company whose wide network, experienced guides and staff will make sure that your safari experience is all that you wanted - and more.

Customizing your safari experience

All our safari packages can be customized and personalized to fit your budget, preferences and schedule. You can start the process through an already existing safari which is speaking to you - but not quite fully, and we shall tailor that trip to your wishes.

You can also directly reach out for us and request for a custom safari, and we shall work closely with you, start from scratch and build a safari that is 100% you.

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4 Days Kidepo Flying Wildlife Safari

Duration
4 Days
Destination
Uganda
Travellers
2