5 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari
5 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari takes you to the wilderness of the Karamoja region in the northern part of Uganda filled with the best savannah vegetation that harbors several wildlife species. In fact, Kidepo valley national park is compared to Masai Mara of Kenya due to the nature of the parks with the best savannah grassland and woodland favourable for wildlife viewing safaris. This 5 days kidepo valley national park wildlife safari starts and ends in Kampala Uganda.
Highlights of 5 days kidepo valley national park wildlife safari
- Day 1: Arrival
- Day 2: Transfer to Kidepo valley national park
- Day 3: 1st Full day in Kidepo valley national park
- Day 4: 2nd Full day in Kidepo valley national park
- Day 5: Transfer to Kampala for departures
Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival
- Welcome to Uganda the pearl of Africa: On day 1 of 5 days kidepo valley national park wildlife safari, you will be picked up from Entebbe international airport upon arrival. Be briefed about this 5 days safari as you drive to your hotel either in Entebbe or Kampala for check in, dinner and overnight. Depending on your arrival time, you may enjoy a city tour to various attractions including religious sites, cultural sites, market areas and many more before overnight.
Day 2: Transfer to Kidepo valley national park
- Transfer to Kidepo valley national park: After breakfast at your hotel, check out as early as possible and start the long drive to the northern part of Uganda. The journey to kidepo valley national park is considered a full day road drive taking about 10-11 hours and that’s the reason as to why some tourists opt to spend an overnight along the way either in Gulu city or Kitgum but several travelers now days drive direct from Kampala to Kidepo valley national park. Well, on this day 2 of 5 days kidepo valley national park wildlife safari, you will enjoy an enroute lunch and then proceed your driver to the park where you will check in for dinner and overnight sleep.
Day 3: 1st Full day in Kidepo valley national park
- 1st day in Kidepo valley national park: Have your early breakfast on day 3 of 5 days kidepo valley national park wildlife safari then start your beautiful day with a game drive in the wilderness of Kidepo valley national park where you will be overwhelmed by the nature of the park. Spend time viewing a lot of mammals as they graze in the park, view different bird species and the entire park on a game drive. After the morning game drive, you will either enjoy a packed meal for lunch or be driven back to the lodge for a hot lunch and proceed with an afternoon. In the evening, you will proceed with the game drive towards south Sudan to view the hot springs and then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: 2nd Full day in Kidepo valley national park
- 2nd day in Kidepo valley national park: After breakfast on day 4 of 5 days kidepo valley national park wildlife safari, set off on another full day excursion in Kidepo valley national park and this time round, you will be driven Narus valley where you will encounter with a huge concentration of mammals such as lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, Cheetahs, zebras, Oribi and many more. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch and spend the rest of the day on a community visit to the local Karamojong where you will be welcomed with thrilling entertainment of traditional dance and drama. Learn some of their traditions and embark on an evening game drive as you return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Transfer to Kampala for departures
- Transfer back to Kampala: Enjoy your early morning breakfast on day 5 of 5 days kidepo valley national park wildlife safari then check out and start the long drive back to Kampala with an enroute lunch. Upon arrival in Kampala, you will be transferred to your hotel in case you intend to spend an overnight in Kampala or else you will be dropped off at Entebbe international airport to catch up with your night flight.
- Note: Being a long drive from Kidepo to Kampala, I recommend that you book a night flight on the last day of your 5 days kidepo valley safari.
END OF 5 DAYS KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK WILDLIFE SAFARI
Inclusive in 5 days kidepo safari
- Park entrance fees
- 4×4 safari vehicle
- All inclusive activities
- An English speaking driver/guide
- All meal as per itinerary
- Accommodation for 4 nights
- Bottled drinking water
Exclusive in 5 days kidepo safari
- Air ticket
- Optional activities
- Additional accommodation