3 days flying Safaris to Kidepo Valley National Park is one of the thrilling running tours in Uganda, we always look for something new, better and different on your 3 days Uganda Safari discovering the African secrets in the Karamoja region in north-eastern Uganda to the stunning semi-arid landscapes of the most ragged Savannah Kidepo Valley National Park famous for its Mountain Morungole and the transecting Kidepo and Narus rivers.
Look, Kidepo Valley National Park is already famous for its long seasonal Kidepo River and the Narus River flowing in the north western part feeding the game, with the Narus Valley being a remedy to spot the lions that most often sit on the Valleys various rocks normally seen either on the morning and late afternoon game drives. The valley is also a fountain of Kidepo unending adventures, it features the African elephants, duikers, jackals, Wildpigs, Leopards, spotted hyenas, bat-eared foxes, Rothschild’s giraffes, cheetahs, wild dogs, elephants among others.
Day 1: Fly from Entebbe Airport to Kidepo valley national park
3 days Kidepo Valley Safari starts off from Kampala/Entebbe, you will be picked up from your hotel by our Professional Safari guide after your breakfast, drive along the arterial Entebbe Express Highway to Entebbe International Port to catch up with your flight. Arrive at Kidepo Airport in the Northern Region Uganda in Lomej Village, Kaabong district. This is just 3 kilometres south of the Park headquarters.
Arrive at your Hotel, check in and sit down for sinner, enjoy your lunch and prepare for your evening game drive. The evening insights are adventurous as you watch the old lone tree firmly twisting and turning to withstand nature’s harsh calamities, and this is where the hunters roam the Open savannah. Four of the Big five Africa are present in Kidepo Valley National Park (Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffaloes). You will encounter hundreds of wildlife in the game. Retire back to your hotel for your dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Apoka safari Lodge (Luxury option), Nga Moro lodge (Midrange Option), Apoka bandas (Budget option)
Day 2: Morning Game drive, Evening Game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park
The early game Morning breeze has a lot to offer, the Savannah Sounds are breath taking, drive to the Narus Valley. Narus is a name given by the Ketebo or Mening and Amening Clans, these were the people living in the here. From its historical views to the fountain of wildlife, you will spot at herds of Buffaloes, Elephants, Wild dogs, Hyenas and may more. Narus Valley contains the park’s only permanent water drinking points and most of the wildlife congregate in this area for much of the year. For birders it’s an exclusive destination for Birding Safaris in Kidepo Valley National Park due to the boggy Swamps that attract alot of water loving birds like the rare shoebill which is the most loved to sight at.
Day 3: Visit Karamajong Communities, Cultural Visits and Re treat back to Kampala.
For one to be a Karamajong, it takes more than just Skin, in most cases their culture defines everything, and it encompasses their way of life, with their choices of Songs and dances, jumping higher in the sky, it bonds you to Africa. Don’t be afraid if a person with white skin or colored is actually more Ugandan or African than yourself. It takes desire and love to stand with Culture.
Early morning after your breakfast, you will transfer to the Karamajong societies an ethnic group of agro-pastoral herders living in a semi-arid area, their main livelihood activity of the Karamojong is herding livestock and this has a significant social and cultural importance. Bond love with these locals s you participate in their traditional dances, Visit their Homesteads also known as Karamajong Manyattas, you will be guided through with our Safari guide to learn about how they live and Perfom their daily activities, how about meeting their Karamajong King? All this is Possible when you choose a 3 days Safari to Karimajong either on a 3 days flying Safari or 3 days road tour to Karimajong. The Safari ends with an en-route back to Kampala.
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (Full Board)
- Drinking bottledwater (on all days)
- English Speaking Driver-guide
- Park entry Fees.
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Air Travel to Uganda
- Shopping expenses
- Other drinks like beers