Kidepo Valley National Park is one of the mostly visited national park in the Uganda with several kinds of attractions and safari activities that are simply electrifying to do while on a Uganda safari.
Kidepo Valley National Park was first established as a game reserve in 1958 by the British Colonial government and later was turned into a national park in the year 1962.
Currently Kidepo Valley National Park is under the management of Uganda wildlife authorities in order to see to it that it is well maintained, due to the recorded facts that it was under the supervision of Ian Ross, and was later replaced in 1972 by Paul Ssali for its protection.
Kidepo Valley National Park is situated between Uganda’s borders with Kenya and Sudan, Kidepo Valley National Park is one of Uganda isolated national parks but as early mentioned it is richly diverse with numerous species of flora and fauna.
Kidepo Valley National Park is estimated to have a number of 480 bird species including ostriches in all the national parks in Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Park is famous for its serene landscape, large herds of buffaloes and rivers Kidepo and Narus plus being dominated by Mount Morungole.
Kidepo Valley National Park has about 77 mammal species amongst these mammals there is an inclusive of the big five and other mammals and some of these involve: ; elephants, jackal, leopards, buffalo, bush pig, bush duiker all these are excellent to view on a safari drive through the national park.
Kidepo Valley National Park does not only stop on mammals and birds but it also has various kinds of sceneries that are good for a safari adventure in these there are hot springs such as Kanangorok Hot springs and most sightseers get excited about this when they get to have a visit in the great Kidepo Valley National Park.
Not forgetting the great valley that gives a lot of thrilling moments to sightseers who trail within it and get to sight beautiful and fascinating wildlife in it.
Kidepo Valley National Park provides lots of safari activities to do while on a Uganda safari within the national park and all these activities can be planned and prepared out.
There are several accommodation facilities in Kidepo Valley National Park and these can as well be arranged for you by Achieve global safaris according to your own budget, for there are different kinds of accommodations ranging from luxury, mid-range and budget accommodations.
Accommodations near and in the park are all available hence while on your tour to Kidepo valley national park you have nothing to worry about these include: Apoka Safari Lodge, Apoka Rest Camp, Kakine Self-catering Campsite, Kidepo Savannah Lodge, Adere Safari Lodge and Nga Moru Wilderness Camp.
All these after being settled just have yourself set for the best kinds of safari activities in the national park as you get to explore the pearl of Africa.
Safari activities in Kidepo valley national park.
Here are several safari activities that can be done in Kidepo valley national park through your Uganda safari adventures that will make your entire ventures extremely exciting and purely unforgettable.
Game Drives: Kidepo valley national park game drives give the best kind of wild life sighting in the area and this will sure get you to understand that the area is surely the best area to venture, these drivers are conducted by the best park rangers who will help you to have clear views of different fauna such as: buffaloes, lions, leopards, ostrich, giraffes, these drives cost about cost 30 USD for day game drives and 40 USD for night game drives
Bird Watching: Kidepo Valley National Park is home to about 475 birds and this turns Kidepo Valley National Park to be the best haven for birding safaris to those who love and enjoy birding as it is there are various birds and 23 of these are only found in Kidepo Valley National Park, some of the birds in Kidepo Valley National Park include: Yellow-Billed Shrike, Taita Fiscal, Rufous Chatterer, Ostriches, Karamoja Apalis and the Black-Breasted Barbet among others. Birding activities in the Kidepo Valley National park cost about 30 USD.
Cultural Tour: Get the chance to interacting with the local people in communities within and outside the Kidepo Valley National park and get to understand the different cultures around Kidepo Valley National park, some of the locals around Kidepo Valley National park are the neighboring Karamajong community so get to understand the Lorukul cultural group which is located just outside the park and the IK community.
All these and more can be arranged for you and get to have the best season of adventures in Uganda as you get to explore the Pearl of Africa.