Overview of the 2 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari Uganda Tour / 2 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo Valley Park.
A 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo Valley National Park is a really pleasant welcome to all wildlife safari-goers who don’t really have a lot of time to explore all the enchanted wildlife biodiversity that exists in several of Uganda’s wildlife attraction parks. This 2 days wildlife safari in Uganda to Kidepo Valley National Park gives a unique moment to explore the untamed beauty of Kidepo as you get to enjoy two tour Uganda game drives.
Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda is found in the northeastern corner of Uganda in the remote district of Kabong which lies about 600km from Kampala the capital city of Uganda. However, this distance shouldn’t worry you a lot on this 2 days wildlife tour in Uganda because this safari to Uganda to Kidepo Valley begins from Kitgum town which is located about 140km or 2-3 hours’ drive to get to Kidepo Valley Park. Although Kidepo Valley Park is the furthest Uganda safari destination, its spectacular and rich biodiversity makes up for all the trouble of getting their especially if you are to go by road. Kidepo valley park is home to numerous African savanna mammals and these include 4 out of 5 of Africa’s big five game like the lions, the leopards, the cape buffaloes and the African bush elephants. Other African savanna mammals you will encounter on your tour Uganda expedition to Kidepo Valley National Park include the Burchell zebras, the Rothschild’s giraffes, the hippos, Uganda kobs, impalas. Kidepo valley national park is home to 475 bird species and this makes it the 2nd biggest birding destination behind Queen Elizabeth national park with 600 bird species.
Highlights of the 2 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari Uganda Tour / 2 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari To Kidepo Valley Park.
Day 1 of the 2 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari Uganda Tour: Transfer from Kitgum town to Kidepo and an evening game drive
Day 2 of the 2 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari Uganda Tour: Morning game drive and a return journey to Kampala.
Detailed itinerary of the 2 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari Uganda Tour / 2 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari To Kidepo Valley Park.
Day 1 of the 2 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari Uganda Tour : This 2 days short Uganda wildlife safari begins with a morning pick up from your hotel in Kitgum town by an any our safari guides and any of our safari cars for hire in Uganda like luxury safari land cruisers for hire in Uganda, safari van vans for hire in Uganda and super customs for hire in Uganda. Start your Uganda safari tour to Kidepo Valley Park which lasts for between 2-3 hours. Although this road trip is short, it is still a memorable journey as you get to explore Uganda’s countryside and this puts you in position to see the beauty of Uganda on this 2 days short Uganda tour. Along the way, you will see Ugandans working in their gardens and also get to see cotton farms blossoming with white in case it is the cotton harvesting period. On arrival to Kidepo Valley, transfer to your already pre-booked lodge for lunch. After this nice lunch, relax at the lodge’s lounge area as you sip any of the available chilled drinks to cool you off from the unforgiving tropical heat in Kidepo as well as taking in the spectacular views of the Kidepo wilderness. In the evening when it has gotten a little bit cooler, venture out of the lodge as you begin your Uganda tour game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park. This game drive gets you on a meeting course with some of the wild inhabitants of Kidepo Valley National Park such as the giraffes, zebras, cape buffaloes, African elephants, great and lesser kudus. Still, on this game drive, you can look out for the various bird species that exist here such as the Karamoja Apalis, the Clapperton francolin, and many more. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge
Mid Range: Nga Moru Wilderness Camp
Budget: Apoka Bandas
Day 2 of the 2 Days Kidepo Wildlife Safari Uganda Tour: Wake up to the melodic twittering of several of the Kidepo valley birds and have a quick breakfast. After breakfast transfer to the Kidepo wilderness for the second game drive and this gives a unique opportunity to see those animals that you might have missed during the evening game drive or even see more of those that you have already seen during your evening game drive. You will enjoy this game drive 2-3 hours then return to the lodge for checking out and embark on your return leg to Kitgum town. This closes our 2 days safari Uganda to Kidepo valley national park.
In case you want to have a similar encounter with Uganda’s wildlife, Uganda still has so much more to offer if you take a wildlife safari Uganda to other destinations such as Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park. In Murchison Falls National Park, not only do you meet several of the wildlife like those in Kidepo Valley Park but you also have an opportunity to do a boat cruise to the bottom of the world’s strongest waterfalls and hike to the top of the Murchison falls. Queen Elizabeth National Park also offers you a boat cruise over the calm waters of the Kazinga channel which is rich in birds species as well as hippos and Nile crocodiles. Lake Mburo also gives chance to meet the Burchell zebras just as in Kidepo Valley but it has the elands which aren’t found in Kidepo Valley Park. Here are some of other short Uganda wildlife tours to other destinations in Uganda.
- 2 days Murchison falls National Park Uganda wildlife tour
- 2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari Uganda wildlife tour
- 2 days Uganda wildlife tour lake Mburo National Park
- 3 days chimpanzee trekking safari tour Kibale Forest National Park
- 3 days Kidepo Valley National Park safari Uganda wildlife tour
- 3 days Murchison falls National Park Safari Uganda wildlife tour
- 3 days Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda wildlife tour
- 8 Days Uganda Wildlife Tour
- 8 days gorilla trekking safaris tour Rwanda wildlife & chimpanzee tracking safaris
- 9 days Rwenzori mountains safari Uganda tour
- 9 Days Rwenzori Mountain Safari
- 12 days Uganda Rwanda cycling adventure safari tour