5 Day Kidepo Valley National Park Safari


About the trip.

This 5 Day Uganda wildlife road trip will take you to Kidepo Valley National Park which has some of the most amazing scenery in Uganda. You will find almost no tourists leaving you free to enjoy the park, its unique Savannah, and its wilderness. Kidepo Valley National Park is famous for its Lions relaxing on the rocks. With luck, you will spot Cheetahs. Besides game drives in the Narus Valley, you can go for a guided bush walk with an armed ranger.

Full Itinerary (Click Title to Expand)

Day 1: Transfer to Gulu

On this day after breakfast, you will start off your journey to Kidepo Valley National Park. Since the drive is long, you shall break it up with an overnight stay at The Bomah Hotel in Gulu on a bed and breakfast basis. No planned activities for this day. However, you can take a walk around Gulu town 

Accommodation: Luxury, Mid-range or Budget

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Drive to Kidepo Valley National Park. 

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kidepo valley national park sometimes referred to as the true African wilderness, this park is one of the remotest and less explored tourism destinations in  Uganda. It is blessed with an abundance of wildlife, beautiful scenery and rich local cultures of the surrounding Karamojong communities. Upon arrival in Kidepo, you shall check in at the lodge and later in the evening, you shall head for a game drive in the park. 

Accommodation: Luxury, Mid-range or Budget

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 3: Game drive and afternoon community visit 

You will have a morning game viewing at the park. After your breakfast, you will head into the park to encounter different residents of the park that include the Giraffes, Buffaloes, Elephants, Zebras, Lions and many other different animals and bird species. You will have a ranger guide to assist you to spot animals. Kidepo Valley has a profusion of big game and hosts over 77 mammal species as well as around 475 bird species.

Wildlife is most active in the Narus Valley during early mornings and late afternoons. The southerly Narus Valley contains the park’s only permanent water points and the wildlife congregates in this area for much of the year.

Look for buffalo and elephants in the swamps along the valley floor, giraffes and eland on the drier slopes above and scan the rock outcrops for lions. In the afternoon after lunch, you will be taken to Lolkuru village for a community visit where you will have an encounter with their culture. 

Accommodation: Luxury, Mid-range or Budget

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 4: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park 
After breakfast, you will depart with your private guide for Murchison Falls National Park. En route, you will pass through a green countryside awash with crop gardens. You may have brief stops on the way for photography or to purchase fresh fruits from any of the many roadside markets. You will have a lunch stop in Gulu town before proceeding to your accommodation by the Nile.  Accommodation: Chobe safari Lodge  Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner   
Day 5: Drive back to Kampala. 
On this day after breakfast, you will be driven back to Kampala.  Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, End of service

Trip Highlights.

  • Road trip to Gulu.
  • Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park.
  • Game drives.
  • Cultural encounter at the  Lolkuru village.
  • Murchison falls.
  • Spectacular mountain and Savannah views.

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What’s included

  • Park fees for Foreign/Non-Residents. 
  • All activities as specified in the plan (unless clearly labeled as optional).
  • Round trip transfers in respect to the itinerary.
  • All transportation mentioned including fuel.
  • All Taxes/VAT and all authority fees during the tour 
  • Mineral water and fruits while on the way. 

What’s excluded

  • International flights from/to the client’s home country. 
  • Additional accommodation before and after the end of the tour.
  • Accommodation upgrades are also not included. 
  • Tips, souvenirs, personal purchases, travel insurance and visa fees. 
  • Other soft drinks or premium soft drinks and extra meals not mentioned in the itinerary.


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