Kidepo Valley National park is one of the top 10 National parks in Uganda and there is none other a park that beats its true nature of an African wilderness. The park is located on the Karamoja region in Kaboong district in the far Northeastern Uganda. Many people most times fear or resist driving to Kidepo during their Safari in Uganda because of a number of reasons;
- some still think that the security in the region is still poor
- while others think that the long drive from Kampala to Kidepo is quite harsh and tiresome
- others look at the Geographical nature of the park with numerous rock out crop that end up being dangerous to the cars especially wearing off tires and so much more.
When we over look all other factors that will scare any none adventurous person, Kidepo Valley National Park is one of the best and perfect National park in Uganda to go to when you are hire a car in Uganda on self drive or with guide on a private tour. This is the best destination for those looking at off beaten tracks and the real open savannah game drives in search for the residents of this park. Kidepo National Park has almost 4 of the big five and be sure to meet the lions, buffaloes, elephants, cheetah, ostrich and so many others. Game drives in Kidepo Valley National can done in the morning, evening and even those that to wish to have night game drives can be accepted upon request and guidance by the park rangers.
If you are having a self drive trip to Kidepo Valley National Park, you will importantly need a park ranger especially for the game drives, the Narus valley is the main section of the park for the game drives but this valley has no time frame for stability, the valley can flood anytime due to rains and heavy running waters from the Narus River and Mount Morungole also contributes a lot to the weather changes in the park.
Accommodation in the park is available ranging from the luxurious Apoka Safari lodge to the least of lazy camping sites. There are self catering facilities and if one has no interesting in a camping safari at Kidepo Valley National Park, you can opt to have meals at the restaurants at reasonable rates or choose to have a night just outside the park.
Hire a car to Kidepo Valley National Park because it is possible, it is fun, adventurous and safe, get the chance to explore the best of Uganda ‘s top parks and as well meet the karamajong people and neighboring tribes.
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