Let us show you the untouched wilderness of Kidepo Valley National park during this Kidepo luxury safari, the park’s location in the far north of Uganda makes it less visited and truly an exclusive experience. Fly straight from Entebbe to Kidepo, explore the secluded park’s lions, zebras and giraffes, meet the Karamojong people and enjoy the luxury lodge.
Day-by-day itinerary for KIDEPO LUXURY FLY-IN SAFARI – 4 DAYS
DAY 1: ARRIVAL DAY TO ENTEBBE
You are met at the airport and taken to the exclusive hotel to relax after the flight and get ready for the amazing journey starting the next day with your Luxury Kidepo fly-in safari.
Overnight: – Hotel No.5 (L) –
DAY 2: FLY-IN TO KIDEPO FROM ENTEBBE & AFTERNOON GAME-DRIVE
Leave Entebbe for the secluded Kidepo Valley national park. The flight touches down at the airstrip in Kidepo where you are met by your safari guide and taken to the luxury lodge for check-in. Check-in at the lodge before heading out on the savanna for our first game-drive of this fly-in safari to Kidepo. This evenings game-drive offers good chances of seeing elephants, herds of buffaloes, jackals, Jakson’s hartebeest and if we are lucky lions. As the evening comes we return to the lodge for dinner.
Overnight: – Apoka Safari Lodge (PL)–
DAY 3: MORNING GAME-DRIVE AND AFTERNOON KARAMOJONG COMMUNITY VISIT
After an early breakfast we head back to the savanna for a morning game drive to Kanangorok hot spring. In this area a variety of animals can be seen roaming around including the peculiar looking ostrich. We drive along the tracks to tick off more mammals, birds and beautiful scenery. As the day becomes hotter we head back to the lodge for some relaxation and lunch at the exclusive lodge during this fly-in Kidepo luxury safari. In the afternoon it is time for a community visit to the Karamojong people. These largely still live in a traditional manner as cattle-keepers and a visit to their village is an interesting experience. After this cultural exchange it is time to enjoy the views at the lodge summarising the day’s adventures.
Overnight: – Apoka Safari Lodge (PL)–
DAY 4: SAFARI WALK & FLIGHT TO ENTBEBE
In the morning you head out to explore the park by foot during a safari walk. This is a real close to nature experience as you walk in the park with a ranger, take in the scenic landscape and hopefully get some top sightings of wildlife. Back at the lodge you enjoy your lunch soaking in the last of the views out over the park. After lunch your guide takes you to the airstrip to fly back to Entebbe full of memories from you luxury Kidepo fly-in safari. Plan for an evening/night flight out from Entebbe or add a night to fly the next day.
Due to the limited number of scheduled flights between Entebbe and Kidepo possible arrival day for this safari is Tuesday or Thursday. Arrival on Saturday is possible if the Kidepo stay is extended with one night.
- Tick gorilla trekking off your bucket list too by combining Kidepo and Gorilla trekking with our Kidepo & gorillas fly-in safari
- Continue to a paradise island for a luxurious escape after your safari
- Stay a night in Entebbe/Kampala in connection to the safari if needed for your flight schedule.
Our suggested lodges are carefully selected luxurious lodges divided into the classes of Luxury (L) and Premier Luxury (PL). The Luxury options will give you comfort, a lovely setting and service while the Premier options offers an exclusive high end experience with superior locations and top service.
The price is dependent on number of travellers, rooming, season and accommodation choice. Contact us and we are happy to give you a quote.
Accommodation, meals, safari car, guide, fuel, national/regional flights where applicable, gorilla & chimps permits where applicable, park entries and activities as mentioned in the itinerary unless stated as optional.
Due to the limited number of scheduled flights between Entebbe and Kidepo possible arrival day for this safari is Saturday. Arrival on Tuesday or Thursday is possible if the Kidepo stay is reduced to 2 nights.
International flights, visas, drinks (with the exception of some lodges that have drinks included), tips and personal expenses.
For more info see Mamaland Safaris terms and conditions.