3 Days Flying Kidepo Wildlife Safari
3 Days Flying Kidepo Wildlife Safari: Ever thought of how possible it is to explore Kidepo valley national park in just 3 days? The only way to make it is by opting for a flying- in safari. Here is an itinerary designated for 3 days flying kidepo wildlife safari that will start from Entebbe to Kidepo valley national park for a breath taking wildlife adventure where you will take part in game drive with in the most beautiful savanna park in Uganda situated in the North Eastern part of Uganda the pearl of Africa in border with south Sudan in the north and Kenya in the east. 3 days flying kidepo wildlife safari saves travelers from spending long hours driving on the road to and from Kampala and also enables tourists to have an aerial view of the beautiful scenery and wildlife species in the entire park while landing. This 3 days flying kidepo wildlife safari is Equivalent to 5 days kidepo safari when the tourists opt to use road transport since 2 days are spent driving from Kampala to Kidepo valley national park and back to Kampala.
Highlights of 3 days Fly-in kidepo wildlife safari
- Day 1: Fly from Entebbe to kidepo valley national park for afternoon game drive
- Day 2: Full day excursion in kidepo national park
- Day 3: Cultural visit to Karamojong and take a flight back to Entebbe
Day 1: Fly from Entebbe to kidepo valley national park for evening game drive
Fly to Kidepo valley national park: Be ready for hotel pick up from Kampala or Entebbe or even upon landing at Entebbe international airport on day 1 of 3 days flying kidepo wildlife safari, you will be met by our company representative who will introduce you to this 3 days adventurous Uganda safari as you head to Kajansi airfield to catch your domestic flight to the wilderness of Kidepo valley national park. The journey up in the sky won’t take you long and during landing, you will be overwhelmed by the population of wildlife seen from above and the stunning beautiful flora of the park. Well, after landing, you will be met by another safari guide/ driver from Kenya who will introduce himself to you as your safari driver as he transfer you to your reserved lodge within Kidepo valley national park. After check in, Lunch will be served, relax abit and embark on an afternoon game drive.
Afternoon game drive: After lunch, you will head out for an afternoon game drive in the wilderness of Kidepo valley national park where you will drive amidst several wildlife species as this park is one of the best destinations for game drive adventures in Uganda thus the afternoon of day 1 of 3 days flying kidepo wildlife safari will introduce you to the game drive with a golden opportunity to encounter with several park dwellers including the big 5 game (Lions, Elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, Rhinos), cheetahs, among others that call Kidepo valley national park their home and later in the evening, you will spot nocturnal wildlife returning from their hideouts as you return to the lodge to close your day with dinner and overnight sleep.
Meal plan: Lunch and dinner
Day 2: Full day excursion in kidepo national park
Full day in Kidepo valley national park: Today you have a full day in the wilderness of Kidepo valley national park. You will engage n game drive and nature walk. After an early breakfast on day 2 of 3 days flying kidepo wildlife safari, meet your safari driver and leave for a game drive in Narus valley one of the best game viewing spot in Kidepo valley national park due to existence of a huge population of wildlife. Amongst the wildlife seen while on a game drive in Narus valley include; Elephants, buffaloes, bush pigs, duikers, Leopards, bush babies, bush bucks , bush babies and many more without forgetting lots of birds. On this day you may opt to move with a packed lunchbox or else return to the lodge for lunch.
Guided nature walk: Later after lunch, meet the local guide for yet a guided nature walk towards Kidepo River valley which also attracts a lot of wildlife species as you will see them converging on the water bodies to quench their thirst. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as you close the 2nd day of 3 days flying kidepo wildlife safari.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3: Cultural visit to Karamojong and take a flight back to Entebbe
Cultural Visit to Karamojong: After breakfast on day 3 of 3 days flying kidepo wildlife safari, head for a culture tour to the native Karamojong people who reside in the North eastern part of Uganda as cattle keepers. You will blessed with their cultural practices, enjoy their breathtaking cultural performances, visit their traditional homesteads (Manyattas) and get to learn more about their culture. You will then be driven back to your lodge for lunch and check out.
Fly back to Entebbe: finally, meet your safari driver for a drive to Airstrip to catch your flight back to Entebbe international airport or Kajansi Airfield where you will be picked off and transferred either to your hotel in case you have an overnight in Kampala/ Entebbe or to Entebbe international airport for a flight back home depending on your flight details.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
END OF 3 DAYS FLYING KIDEPO WILDLIFE SAFARI
Inclusive in this 3 days flying kidepo safari
- Pack entrance fees
- Domestic flights to and from kidepo valley national park
- A 4×4 safari vehicle for ground transportation
- English speaking drivers/guides
- Enough drinking water throughout the safari
- All meals as per itinerary
- Accommodations for 2 nights
- All inclusive activities as per itinerary
Exclusive in this 3 days flying kidepo safari
- International travel expenses such as Visa and Air Ticket
- Life insurance
- Optional activities
- Other drinks such as Alcohol, and juices apart from water
- Tip to the driver / guide
- Laundry fees
- Other expenses of personal nature such as airtime, emails and cigarettes