Travel to Kidepo valley, a destination recently ranked 3rd among Africa’s top 20 safari parks with beautiful landscapes and wide variety of wildlife species including rare ones like cheetahs and bat eared fox. Other activities include visiting the Kanangorok hot springs and a trek to the IK people
Day 1: Transfer to Gulu
Driving to Kidepo is a feasible option today, although it is quite a journey. Enjoy your early morning breakfast and then embark on your journey in time. Lookout for various scenarios, which include the swamps, homesteads, terraced areas and plantations, cattle and so many more on your trip to northern Uganda. You will have your overnight in Gulu town.
Today after your breakfast in Gulu proceed to the park, Kidepo valley national park is ringed by mountains and the whole area is dominated by broad valleys crosssed by the Kidepo & Narus rivers. Enjoy a game drive around the park spotting predators like lions, leopards, cheetahs and small species like striped jackals, bat eared fox, warthogs and so many mores. Enjoy your diner and overnight Apoka luxury lodge, Apoka Rest camp (self catering), Kakine campsite (self catering).
Day 3: Kanangorok hot springs
Add color to your safari in Kidepo valley with a visit to the Kanangorok hot springs, believed to be the main water source of the valley , the drive through Narus valley rewards you with chance to meet ostriches and watch lions relaxing on rocks. Proceed for a short guided walk to the hot springs, spend as much time as you like before returning to the lodge for your lunch meal and then drive out of the park with overnight in Gulu. If possible have time to visit the smallest tribal group in Uganda; the Ik , a tribe on the verge of extinction living in the Morongole mountains.
Day 4: Transfer to Kampala
Today, after a hearty breakfast, transfer to Kampala with enroute meals and stopovers to stretch your legs due to the long drive. Proceed to the airport for your out bound flight.
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