NWS RAW - Tailor-made

Uganda - Kidepo By Air

Kidepo National Park gives African enthusiasts the chance to get off-the-beaten-track to have intimate, remote wildlife encounters with an array of game and birdlife while staying at the stunning Apoka Lodge.

Duration 5 days
Price From $3,039
When Year Round
Destination Uganda

Safari Overview

This fly-in safari, ideal for African enthusiasts, offers three days exploring Kidepo National Park via game drives and nature walks to take in the wildlife and landscapes this park has to offer. From big cats and buffalo to birds and antelope this park provides plenty of opportunity for wildlife photography. Combine your game safari with a Uganda or Rwanda gorilla tracking safari for the ultimate wildlife trip, or perhaps end with some beach time on Zanzibar on in the Indian Ocean for a honeymoon adventure.

What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Short fly-in safari for those with limited time.
  • Encounter a range of wildlife in Kidepo National Park.
  • Visit the Karamajong Tribe.
  • Stay at the stunning Apoka Lodge.

Get off the beaten track and enjoy an exciting wildlife safari in Uganda's Kidepo National Park.

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What is NWS RAW?

Remote. Authentic. Wild.

The latest addition to our NWS Select service, NWS RAW safaris take you outside of the norm, revealing a different side to oft-visited countries. These pioneering expeditions are designed for the seasoned traveller who yearns for new experiences, who favours discovery over tourist traps, and who is willing to go the extra mile in order to truly explore and understand their next destination. NWS RAW is for the intrepid, the boundary-pushers, and those for whom travel is more than just a holiday.

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Day by day

Day 1

Arrive - Entebbe

Met upon arrival into Entebbe airport by your private 4x4 and safari guide you will be transferred a short distance to your accommodation where you have the chance to relax and prepare for the adventures of the next few days.

Overnight: Boma Guesthouse

Day 2

Entebbe - Kidepo National Park

Returning to the airport this morning you catch your onward internal flight northwards to the remote national park of Kidepo. Your flight departs at 1245hrs with your expected arrival at 1445hrs allowing sufficient time to settle into your new found lodgings and then set out on your first game drive this afternoon.

Overnight: Apoka Safari Lodge B, L, D

Day 3

Kidepo National Park

Spend a full day exploring this beautiful park on morning and afternoon game drives. An oasis in the middle of a vast inhospitable region, Kidepo has a vast array of game on offer. Whilst perhaps not for the first time safari-goer, Kidepo is an African enthusiast’s dream destination. Located around the Kidepo and Narus Rivers, game is similar to that found in the Murchison Falls National Park including Oribi and often some great lion vs buffalo action if you are lucky! After your exciting day on safari, head back to the lodge to relax in your bush bath listening to the sounds of the wilderness.

Overnight: Apoka Safari Lodge B, L, D

Day 4

Kidepo National Park

A more leisurely pace today as you enjoy a guided nature walk through the park in the morning. This afternoon you set off to visit with the local people of the area, the Karamajong tribe.

Overnight: Apoka Safari Lodge B, L, D

Day 5

Kidepo National Park - Entebbe

One final game drive this morning as you set off in the direction of the hot springs where you can sit and enjoy views out towards the mountains and the Sudanese border. Returning to the lodge for lunch you then transfer to the airstrip in time for your return flight back to Entebbe (1500/1630hrs) and your international flight back home. Alternatively extend your stay and set off deeper into Uganda or Rwanda to track the endangered mountain gorillas or transfer to the Indian Ocean for the ultimate in relaxation.

Trip Details

About Tailor-made Safaris

A tailor-made safari is one designed specifically for you, around your taste, budget, people travelling, interests and more. This itinerary is just an example and can be refined and changed to make it perfect for you.

Flights to and from Kidepo operate only on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and are subject to a minimum of 4 passengers. There is a flight supplement of £650 per person if only 2 passengers.

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