Kidepo National Park Uganda


Kidepo National Park is one of Uganda’s most spectacular parks with a wealth of wildlife and scenic beauty.  It lies in the north-eastern horn of Uganda in Karamoja district and covers an area of 1442 sq. kms.  Being drier than Uganda’s other parks, this impressive natural reserve contains a different eco-system from any other area in Uganda, giving visitors a more complete understanding of Uganda’s vast bio-diversity. Its secluded location provides the travellers a certain air of peace and tranquility in which to relax and enjoy the dramatic scenery and wildlife of northern Uganda. it is miles away from the noise and dust of the city it is a completely different world altogether. Big skies, vast plains, inspiring views and wildlife everywhere you look. It offers breathtaking open savannah which is surrounded by spectacular mountain landscape no where to be seen in Africa!


The park is a home to elephants, zebras, giraffes, buffalos, warthogs, duikers, hartebeests, lions, leopards, cheetahs and hundreds of bird species. A game drive around Narus valley offers visitors a chance to see the highest concentration of Buffalos, and Elephants. Other animals that may be seen roaming around include: Jackal, Zebras, Roans Antelope, waterbucks, warthogs, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Elands, Or ibis, Cheetahs, Leopards, Klipspringer, and Lions etc.
The park has got the highest concentration of birds endemic to Uganda like: Ostrich, Koori bustard, vultures, pygmy falcons, Eagles etc
Special organized groups/individuals will be given attention if they do want to visit the park any time
The distance is approximately 500km.
Estimated transit time is approximately 9- 10 Hrs.

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