3 Days Kidepo Valley National Park safari

3 days Kidepo Valley national park is a short Uganda wildlife safari package taking you on a visit to the scenic Kidepo Valley national park situated in the North-Eastern part of Uganda. This safari package offers game drives activity on which you will enjoy wonderful scenic views in the vast plains of the park and many animals such as lions, leopards, herds of buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, oribis among others. An amazing safari experience to enjoy on 3 days Kidepo Valley national park safari is a cultural visit the Karamojong community.

Highlights of 3 days Kidepo Valley national park safari

  • Day 1: pick up and transfer to Kidepo valley national park
  • Day 2: game drive in Kidepo national park and visit the Karamojong people
  • Day 3: Drive back to Kampala

Highlights of 3 days Kidepo Valley national park safari

Day 1: pick up and transfer to Kidepo valley National park

After early breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, you be picked up from your hotel by your safari driver-guide and transfer to Kidepo Valley national park along Kitgum – Moroto or the eastern route. On your way you will have en-route lunch and enjoy watching the locals going on with their daily work, have a stopover at the market center to buy fresh fruits and proceed to the park. When you arrive in the park, you will check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner  

Day 2: game drive and Cultural walks to the Karamojong communities.

Kidepo Valley national park is a spectacular national park found in the North-eastern region of Uganda, the park has some of the most stunning landscapes featuring seasonal rivers, valleys and savannah plains. The park is a home to a variety of wildlife such as Elephants, Rothschild’s giraffe, Burshell’s Zebra, Oribi, Klipspringer, Bohor Reedbuck, Eland, Hartebeest, Lion, Hyena and Cheetah, Leopard, striped jackals, Cape buffalo, Cheetahs, Eland and Kudu among others.

On this day you will have early breakfast at your lodge and head to the park for an early morning game drive giving you an opportunity of seeing a variety of flora and fauna in the park. While driving on various routes in the park you will spot a number of animals and birds such as green bee-eater, Kori bustard, Pygmy falcon, Karamoja Apalis, Verreaux’s eagle, Egyptian vulture, pygmy falcon, Clapper ton’s Francolin. After the experience you will head back to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon you will go for a cultural visit in the Karamojong community, the karamojong people are residents of the Karamoja region where the park is found and they live along its borders. The Karamojong are nomadic pastoralists depending on rearing livestock and during your visit you will get a deeper insight in their lifestyle, you will have a chance to participate in livestock rearing, milking of cattle, be entertained by local dances and drama, listen to their folk stories and purchase of the craft pieces.

In the evening you will head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight. 

Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, you will meet your safari driver, checkout and transfer back to Kampala on a journey of 8-9 hours. On your way you will enjoy scenic views of the coffee plantations of Kapchorwa and Mount Elgon, you will have en-route lunch and when you arrive in Kampala you will be dropped off either at the hotel or Entebbe international airport for your departure flight back home. 

End of 3 days Kidepo Valley national park safari

Safari inclusions

  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drives
  • A professional English speaking guide.
  • Vehicle and all ground transportation
  • Fuel / gas
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Karamajong cultural tour
  • Accommodation based on Bed & Breakfast
  • Airport pick up and drop off (on request)
  • All activities as per the itinerary

Safari exclusions

  • Visas and all international flights
  • Meals
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Any other activity / service not mentioned in the itinerary