4 Days Kidepo Flying Safari

 


NOTES : Scheduled flights to Kidepo Valley National park are on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Depart Entebbe to Kidepo : 1230 arrv 1445:
Depart Kidepo to Entebbe : 1500 arrv 1630


DAY 1
By Air: Fly from Entebbe International Airport by scheduled flight on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. You will take flight to Kidepo taking 2hours and 15 minutes to Kidepo Valley. You will be picked from the airstrip and be transfered to your lodge.Relax a bit or move around as you enjoy the panoramic views of the Narus River Valley and scenic opportunities of the wildlife from the verandah of the lodge. An evening game drive along the Narus River Valley where you will view Elephants, herds of Buffaloes, Jackals, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Klipspringer and possibly Lions and many other mammals.
Will have Dinner and overnight either at :

  • Apoka Lodge for the luxury,
  • Nga’Moru Camp for mid range facilities accommodation
  • or UWA National Park Bandas Apoka Rest Camp for the mid range and Kakine Campsite for basic accommodation.

DAY 2
Take breakfast and go for a sunrise will do game drives heading through the Lamoj Mountains and the splendid Kidepo river valley dominated by borassus palm forest, startling savanna landscape and the stunning view of the Narus valley situated in the southwest of the park. To the north of Sudan at the Lotukei Mountains and the Morongole range which marks the southern boundary of the park and ending the trail at the Kanangorok hot spring with a view of a number of faunas that can be seen wandering around like the tall Ostrich. Get back to the lodge for lunch and use the afternoon for a cultural experience that will get you in touch with the Karimajong people at Karenna and Kapedo. Mix together and have a chat with the local elders and they will show you their animal kraals, the grinding stones and many more exciting items. Go back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Will have Dinner and overnight either at :

  • Apoka Lodge for the luxury,
  • Nga’Moru Camp for mid range facilities accommodation
  • or UWA National Park Bandas for the mid range and Kakine Campsite for basic accommodation.

DAY 3
After breakfast, go for an early morning game drive and bird watching having a chance to see some of the rear bird and animal species like the cheetah and hunting dog, bat-eared fox and stripped hyena. The less common ungulates include klipspringer, dikdik and bride gazelle. Other large ungulates include zebras, Rothschild’s giraffes; antelope species you could encounter include roan antelope, bush buck, eland, and bohor reed buck and jackson hartebees buffaloes, elands, bushbucks, waterbucks, elephants and the jackal, among many others. Birds like the Karamoja apalis and the black breasted barbets, black-headed plover, black-bellied bustard, common buttonquail and flappet larks, harriers, red-winged lark, northern red bishops and white-winged widowbird among others. Return to the lodge for lunch.
In the evening you will go for the Cultural tour in the Karamajong community and this will enable you spend some time with Karamajong people where you will get to know more about their culture and ways of life and beliefs. From here you will understand, by the end of the tour, why their pride makes them slow to adapt to the dynamic world and their love for cattle is comparable to the better known Masai of Kenya and Tanzania. Return for dinner and overnight stay at:

  • Apoka Lodge for the luxury,
  • Nga’Moru Camp for mid range facilities accommodation
  • or UWA National Park Bandas for the mid range and Kakine Campsite for basic accommodation.

In the afternoon board your scheduled flight to Entebbe departing at 1500 hrs arriving at 1630 at Entebbe where you will be picked to Kampala or continue to connect for your scheduled flight in the evening.
COST INCLUDES

  • local air ticket to Kidepo
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Ranger guide

It excludes expenses of personal nature like Cigarette, telephone , tips, drinks

 

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