3 Days Kidepo Wildlife (Fly In)

Kidepo Valley National Park is Uganda’s most isolated national park. This park is found in the wild frontier region of North-Eastern Uganda. With this 3 days Kidepo flying safari, you will able to access the park and depart it in a few hours. You will not feel the distance as you will be using flights for your transportation.

3 Days Kidepo Wildlife

3 Days Kidepo Flying Safari Overview

Kidepo Valley National Park is the only park in Uganda that shelters Ostriches and Cheetahs along with other rare species of wildlife. The wildlife viewing experience here is spectacular. The park is way drier than most Ugandan safari parks. Common wildlife here include Cape Buffaloes, Zebras, Giraffes, Elephants, Lions, Ostriches and more species of wildlife. This 3 days Kidepo safari is the perfect package to explore and discover this remote Uganda wildlife park.

Trip Overview

Please see a detailed safari plan for this tour package below. Accommodation is mainly based on luxury and mid-range. There are no good budget lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park. Flights to Kidepo only operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. You depart from Kampala at 11:00 am (EAT) arrive in Kidepo at 2:00 pm (EAT). For your return route, you will depart Kidepo at 3:00 pm and arrive in Kampala at 4:30 pm.

Day 1: Fly to Kidepo Valley National Park

This day you depart Kampala by flight. The flight sets off at exactly 11:00 hrs and arrives by 14:00 hrs. When you reach Kidepo, you will check in to your lodge and head for an evening game viewing drive. This drive will spice up your evening. You will gladly get amazed by the stunningly beautiful views of the famous Narus River Valley. An evening game viewing drive at the Narus River Valley offers an opportunity to watch hers of Elephants, Cape Buffaloes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, a few Lions (lion sight is not guaranteed in this area of the park) along with many other more species of mammals.

Main Destination: Kidepo Valley National Park

Accommodation: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Moderate)

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Flying Time: Approximately 2 hours

Day 2: Game Viewing

After an early morning breakfast, you will head for a guided hike via the Lamoj Mountains through to the River Valley of  Kidepo. This valley  has a big borassus palm forest and a panoramic landscape of savanna. It also offers one of the best views of the Narus valley, an attraction that lies south west of the park. You will head close to the park’s boundary with Sudan and return to your lodge after for lunch.

After lunch, you will head for a community, cultural visit to the Karamojongs homesteads. You will get to interact with them and learn their way of life.

Accommodation: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Moderate)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Fly to Kampala & Departure

Wake up and head for an early morning game viewing drive. This drive mainly tries to locate some of the wildlife species that you failed to spot the previous day. It should last for about 4 hours and you should expect to see animals like Zebras, Rothschild Giraffes, various species of antelopes, cape buffaloes and more. After this drive, you will return to your lodge to freshen up, relax, have lunch and depart with an afternoon flight leaving at 15:00 hrs. When you reach Kampala, you will choose to either proceed and catch up your departure flight or get dropped at an accommodation facility of your choice.

Main destination: Kampala

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Flying Time: 1 – 2 hours

End of 3 days flying safari in Kidepo Valley National Park.

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