Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley National Park is a 1,442 square kilometres national park in the Karamoja region in northeast Uganda. Kidepo is rugged savannah, dominated by the 9,020 ft Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus rivers. Most of the park is open tree savannah.Because of differences in rainfall.
Kidepo Valley National parks was voted by CNN, third best park for safari on the face of the earth. And the long drive from Kampala or Entebbe to the park is well rewarded when one approaches the Valley. But it is the thrilling ense of isolation that distinguishes this rare slice of wild Africa. It harbour a great number of animal species (66), 28 of these not found anywhere else in the country.
Activities and game.
Activities around the park include game viewing , bird watching, hiking and cultural performance. The big game includes Elephants, giraffe, Zebra, Eland, heartbeest, lion, Hyena and cheetah and the special Africa’s largest single heard of buffalo roaming rolling grassland that extends in all directions towards distant mountain ranges.
The park also has the maneless zebras a subspecies of the plain zebras. Other rare species in other parks around the region include the Aardwolf, the Bat-eared fox, cheetahs, the striped hyena and it is the only national park in the country roaming with ostrich. And for the fact that it is isolated means that Kidepo is little visited and visitors and expect to enjoy a high degree of solitude.
Apoka Safari lodge is the common name when one is looking at lodging in Kidepo Valley National park. Others include; Kidepo savannah lodge, Proland inn.
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