5 DAYS KIDEPO WILDERNESS TOUR
Uganda 5 days Kidepo Wilderness Tour
With 5 days Kidepo Wilderness Tour you will visit Kidepo national game park which is the less visited and remote national park in Uganda given its far location involves passing through the Karamoja land with stunning scenery and the Karamoja people. The Karamoja people are mainly pastoralists recognised by their traditional dress code that is similar to the Masai of Kenya and Tanzania.
Karamoja region is about 1,000 meters above sea level and it is set on a large plateau with 4 mountains overlooking the region’s savannah highlands and River valleys, these mountains include; Mount Moroto in the East, Mount Morungole in the north, Mount Napak and Mount Kadam. So if you are active travellers and interested in hikes, the Karamoja region is the best place to go for adventure.
While Kidepo valley national game park is home to rich variety of animals with spectacular scenery, the park is also listed by CNN as third best Wildlife Safari park in Uganda. One of the most Unique attractions of the Karamonja region is Culture. They are believed to have migrated 1600 AD from Ethiopian highlands, and settled in the present day Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia. The Karamong people are divided in about 7 ethnic tribes including; the Jie, Bokora, Pian, Pokoth, Dodoth, Lebtur, and Matheniko who now live on the plains and mountains of the indigenous inhabitants, the IK and the Tepeth.
The best time to visit Karamoja region is during the dry months of January, February, March and December. You can as well visit in the wet months of April to May but the path ways are usually difficult to use given bad road conditions.
Today Karamoja is a safe place to visit.
Brief itinerary of 5 days Kidepo Wilderness Tour:
- Day 1: Arrival, overnight Entebbe / Kampala
- Day 2: Transfer to Kidepo Valley NP
- Day 3: Morning Game Drive in Narus Valley
- Day 4: Game drive in Kidepo valley and afternoon village visit
- Day 5: Transfer to Kampala/departure
PRICE PER PERSON SHARING IN USD (MODERATE ACCOMMODATION):
1 PERSON = 2664
2 PEOPLE = 1648
3 PEOPLE = 1358
4 PEOPLE = 1214
5 PEOPLE = 1127
Single room supplement = US$149 (Does not apply to one person price)