Kidepo is home to about 475 bird species and 80 species of mammals which live in the Semi-desert scrub, open thorn-scrub, open thorn-bush, long and short-grass open tree savannas, riparian woodland, and montane forest.
Day 1: Kampala / Gulu TownToday you will have breakfast the Tour drive will pick you from the hotel and then set off for Gulu. The driving time is 4 hours and 30 minutes approximately 339 Kms via Masindi. You will have lunch on arrival. Dinner and overnight in Gulu town.
Day 2: Gulu / Kidepo National ParkAfter breakfast at around 7:00am you will drive to Kidepo valley National park. Depart Gulu at 7.00am after and early breakfast, and drive via Kitgum. The drive will take approximately 3-4 hours. On arrival, you will have lunch and relax the rest of the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in UWA bandas or Apoka lodge.
Day 3: Kidepo Game ViewingBreakfast and then go for a very early morning game drive to catch up with the early risers such as lions, and leopards. Other animals to be spotted include Bat-eared Fox, Stripped Hyena, Cheetah, Caracal Lesser, Greater Kudu, Roan Antelope, Besia Oryx, Eland, Defassa Waterbuck, Oribi, Bohor Reedbuck, and Jacksons Hartebeest, Rothchilds Giraffe and Burchell’s Zebra, Lions, white Buffalo and Elephants which can be seen in Narus Valley. You will return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon visit the local communities and do activities with them like milking of the cows and be participating in their traditional dances. Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 4: Kidepo / Gulu TownBreakfast and drive back to Gulu Town which is about 3-4 hours. You will have lunch upon arrival. In the afternoon you will go for a city tour in Gulu town. Visit the market, local hospital, IDP campsites and in the evening you will go for a cultural performance by the native Acholi people. Dinner and overnight in Gulu town.
Day 5: Gulu / KampalaAfter breakfast you will drive back to Kampala. This is about 4 hours and 30 minutes. You will have lunch on arrival in Kampala town. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.