Kidepo Fly-in Safari.

5 Days | Kidepo Fly-in Safari

Kidepo is Uganda's true wilderness park, described by CNN as a top tourist destination because of its stunning scenery and wildlife. One of its best treasures, however, remains hidden with…..spectacular herds and impressive landscapes.

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  • Experience Africa's true feel of wilderness arriving by flying in
  • Discover Africa’s most scenic and award winning - Kidepo Valley national park
  • Experience traditional life of Karimajong warriors in a Karimojong village

Need To Know

You can do this safari as an extension of your Uganda Gorilla trekking safari, Uganda Birding watching and golfing safari

Aero link flies from Entebbe to Apoka, every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Departure; 12.30, Arrives 14:45. Return flight departs Apoka at 15:00 arrives Entebbe at 16.30


Detailed Itinerary

Kidepo Fly-in Safari

Today our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to airport for local flight to Apoka airstrip, Kidepo Valley National Park.  Head out for a safari and trasfer to lodge for overnight. we retire to charming views of Narus Valley.

Overnight:  Kidepo Savana Lodge / Luxury upgrade – Apoka lodge.

Meal plan: Full Board (B,L,D)

Kidepo valley national park safari starts with an early morning breakfast, then catch up with the African sun rise proceed in a game drive in narus valley;  we are joined by an expert ranger guide to enjoy sightings of herds of Elephants, Cape buffaloes, Giraffes, Lions and plenty more lunch at place of accommodation. In the afternoon we for a another safari to explore the park with guide sharing his knowledge of the Eco-system and also bring you closure to the animals.

Overnight:  Kidepo Savana Lodge / Luxury upgrade – Apoka lodge.

Meal plan: Full Board (B,L,D)

Kidepo valley safari starts with an early morning breakfast, then catch the sun rise behind the mountain,  then off we drive to a section of the park which is popular for ostriches and the hot springs at Kanangorok. In a hidden pocket of the park, a small collection of pools bubble away with the heat of an ancient volcano. These are the Kanangorok Hot Springs, flat Kidepo Valley is dramatically shaped by the river that runs through it. During heavy rains, the river flash floods and flows through the park. Few hours later, it disappears, leaving a river of sand as wide as 170 feet in some parts. According to rangers it is common to find water underground, below the sand.  Animals like baboons and elephants have been found digging through to drink this water.

Enjoy this breathtaking scenery dotted with palm trees across Kidepo Valley. Please note, this way is often experiences occurrence of river flooding the tracks. Your guide will share an update on the situation depending on the season. Along the we shall be able to view, herds of elephants, Cape buffaloes, Giraffes, Lions. Transfer back to Lodge for Lunch and relaxtion.

Overnight:  Kidepo Savana Lodge / / Luxury upgrade – Apoka lodge.

Meal plan: Full Board (B,L,D)

After a late breakfast, you will drive to a Karamojong village, learn more about their culture, music and dance. Explore the fascinating ancient culture of these warriors-nomads pastrol, people who are retouched from much of  civilization and still live like in the ancient times. Karamojong people are native pastoral people who believe more in their cows. Cattle is part of their life, cattle rustling has been part of their culture. Many Karamojong like Masai of Kenya, prefer to wear “traditional” dress of a blanket -like shawl with bright red colors. Experience  their ‘manyatta’ (homesteads) and also the kraal’s where their cows stay. Check into their huts made of sticks and a small door.

The Karamonjong are a pastoral people and predominately keep cattle and goats, they are easily recognizable by their unique style of dress and beadings, our guide will take us through the homestead designs, local cuisines and meet the elders who will narrate the tribe’s folklore and beliefs.

Overnight:  Kidepo Savana Lodge / / Luxury upgrade – Apoka lodge.

Meal plan: Full Board (B,L,D)

Today our guide will transfer you to Apoka airstrip on time for flight to Entebbe airport. Return flight departs Apoka at 15:00 arrives Entebbe at 16.30.

Trip Price Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Domestic flights by Aerolink per 11-seater Caravan (max. weight allowance 15 kg in soft luggage) to and fro Kidepo valley national park
  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle
  • Experienced English speaking driver/guide
  • Bottled drinking water,
  • Accommodation – Full Board ( breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) as  mentioned in itinerary
  • Park Entry fees,
  • Activities: Safari game drives, bird watching, visiting local Karamajong manyatta

Trip Price excludes:

  • International flight
  • Visa (USD $50)
  • Gorilla permit
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Optional activities.
  • Laundry service
  • Tips

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