Kidepo Valley National Park – Uganda Wildlife Safari Destination

Kidepo Valley National Park is located in the remotely rugged and Semi-arid valleys of Karamoja region Northeastern Uganda along the border with South Sudan. It’s about a 10-12 hours drive from Kampala capital city. The park was designated as a game reserve in 1958 and became a national park in 1962. Its remote location in the extreme Northeast makes it the wilderness haven of Africa.

Kidepo National Park occupies an area of 1442sq.km, comprising largely of the vast savannah grassland, mountains, valleys, and extensive wildlife which make it an extraordinary safari destination to explore on Uganda safari. This park was listed by CNN Travel among the three top national parks to visit in Africa. For authentic and wilderness African experiences, Kidepo National Park should be a must-visit park on Uganda safari.

WHAT KIDEPO VALLEY OFFERS

Safari Categories & Activities to Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park

WILDLIFE

Diversity in wildlife in Kidepo National Park is what makes it an extraordinary safari destination

Cultural Encounters in Kidepo Valley

CULTURE

Cultural encounter safaris in Kidepo Valley National Park offer visitors a chance to interact with the IK or Karamojong people.

Bird Watching in Kidepo Valley

BIRD WATCHING

Kidepo National Park is home to over 475 bird species and given the huge concentration of bird-life

Exciting Game Drives in Kidepo

GAME DRIVES

Kidepo Valley National Park is known for its exceptional game viewing experiences, a reason visitors on Uganda safari consider it a must-visit.

With us, you can tailor-make your own safari to cover Kidepo national park, and even combine it with mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest, or with Kibale forest national park to adventure the primates. You have the power to decide what works best for you.  Acacia safaris has a price for every type of traveler. feel free to send us an email at info@acaciasafari.com, and our highly experienced team will help you plan your best trip this season.

KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK TOP FEATURED SAFARI ACTIVITIES

Exciting Game Drives in Kidepo

Game drives 

Kidepo Valley National Park is known for its exceptional game viewing experiences, a reason visitors on Uganda safari consider it a must-visit. Game drives in this park are best conducted in a comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle with a pop-up roof.

Bird Watching in Kidepo Valley

Bird watching Activity

Bird watching activity in Kidepo Valley National Park allows one to identify a variety of bird species including the white-faced scops owl, black-headed plover, yellow-necked spurfowl, eastern pale chanting goshawk, African swallow-tailed kite

Cultural Encounters in Kidepo Valley

Cultural Encounter tours

Cultural encounter safaris in Kidepo Valley National Park offer visitors a chance to interact with the IK or Karamojong people in their communities. The cultural experience here involves exploring more about the unique traditions, cultures

WHO WE ARE?

Acacia Safari Uganda is one of the indigenous Safari Companies in East Africa offering the most thrilling and unforgettable East Africa safari Experience; Our itineraries take you through Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda and our safaris are specially designed with care and attention to suit your needs, budget and time.

Whether your interests are Uganda safari including Gorilla tours and safaris, Uganda Wildlife safari, nature /guided walks, trekking holidays, Rwenzori Climbing, Primate Safari Holidays, Bird watching Trips, Cultural encounter safaris, white water Rafting, Honeymoon packages, We are happy and always here to assist you in any way.

POPULAR SAFARI PACKAGES TO KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

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3 Days Uganda Fly-in Tour

3 Days Uganda Fly-in Tour to Kidepo National Park located in North Eastern Uganda bordering Sudan. In this park, you can go for game drives, cultural visits to kraals, and Karamojong homesteads called Manyattas. View the rolling savannah grasslands and go for Nature walks.

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4 Days Road Trip Safari Uganda Kidepo

4 Days Road Trip Safari Uganda to Kidepo National Park located in North Eastern Uganda bordering Sudan. In this park, you can go for game drives, cultural visits to kraals, and Karamojong homesteads called Manyattas. View the rolling savannah grasslands and go for Nature walks.

Kidepo National Park

5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo

5 Days Wildlife Safari to Kidepo National Park is located on Uganda’s border with Sudan and Kenya in the extreme corner in the Northeast of the country. The park comprises rolling savannah grasslands and a rugged spectacular mountain landscape. The park is accessible by road or…

Getting to Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo is reachable either by road or by air. Visitors who start their journey from Kampala can spend about 10-12 hours driving via Gulu and Kitgum.

By air, there are flight services starting from Entebbe International Airport or from Kajjansi airfield to Lomej airstrip.

In conclusion, a visit to Kidepo National Park on Uganda safari rewards travelers with authentic African wilderness experiences.

Accommodation in Kidepo Valley National Park

The accommodation facilities to stay in while on a safari in Kidepo National Park include Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget and Mid-range), and Nga Moru Wilderness Camp.

Luxury Accommodation in Kidepo Valley

Apoka Safari Lodge
Apoka Safari Lodge

Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury)

adere safari lodge

Adere Safari Lodge

Nga'Moru Wilderness Camp

Nga Moru Wilderness Camp

Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Best time to visit Kidepo National Park

Visitors on a Ugandan safari can visit Kidepo National Park at any time of the year. However, the dry season is the best time to visit this park for game viewing.

The dry months in Kidepo National Park begin in June, July, August and December, January, February, early March.

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