4 Days Kidepo Valley National Park and the iks
Day 01: Depart to Kidepo
After an early breakfast you will drive to Entebbe international Airport where you will charter or use scheduled flight to Kidepo valley National Park. The flight from Entebbe Airport to kidepo Valley National park exposes you to some of the best sceneries Uganda has to offer. It is an opportunity to take aerial photos during your safari. Our Kidepo flying safaris take approximately 2 hours landing at Kidepo Valley Airstrip where our representative will pick and transfer you to your lodge. You will be served Lunch, relax in your room and or swim in the wide swimming pool as you wait for your late afternoon game drive in kidepo valley. Transfer from the lodge to Kidepo Valley for a game drive that will expose you to wild animals such as buffaloes, elephants, hippos, several antelopes, if lucky lions and leopards. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 02: Morning and a visit to the Karamajong Manyatas
After an early morning cup of tea, you will drive back to Narus valley to enjoy a morning game drive. Try to look out for the same animals and may be others like cheaters if luck strikes. Kidepo game drives are so unique that you may find yourself and guide in a vast and un spoilt national park. The valley is surrounded by hills which makes the scenery very stunning. Return to Apoka Safari Lodge for lunch, relaxation as you prepare to visit the Karamojong people. The Karamajong are very famous as cattle keepers who love their cattle. Visit their home steads known as the Manyatas in Lolkul Village, they will dance for you and explain their culture to you before retiring to Apoka Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 03: Visit to or Ik People
After breakfast you will enjoy an en route game drive through Narus Valley as you drive to Kidepo Valley. This drive will take you to the area where you are likely to sport many birds included the endangered ostriches. You will also visit the hot springs and the guide will be delighted to explain to you the cultural attachments to these hot springs and the indigenous people. You may also view or visit the Uganda-South Sudan boarder before returning to the lodge, however you will hae to be fit to hike to the iks village on top of mountain Morugule. This activity exposes you to one of the most rigid, acient and backward people in Uganda they are bee keepers you may return with some honey. Return to the lodge for dinner and rest.
Day 04: End of your 4 day KidepoVally Fly in safari
You will be driven to KidepoVally Airstrip for your return flight back to Entebbe to connect with your international departure flight marking the end of your 4 day kidepo Valley fly in safari.