Accommodation safari in Kidepo Valley National Park

Accommodation safari in Kidepo Valley National Park

Accommodation safari in Kidepo Valley National Park: Kidepo Valley National Park is found in northern east near karenge in Kaabongo district karamoja region in Uganda. The park occupies a total area of 1,442km squared. The park lies between Uganda’s border with Sudan a Kenya just 700 km from Kampala.  Kidepo valley national park is a rugged savannah, hills and Narus valley. It is dominated by dominated by the 2,750 metres Mount Morungole and transacted by the Kidepo and Narus rivers. Kidepo valley national park has few different accommodations; budget, mid-range and luxury accommodations. The park has various animals over 86 species of which includes; elephants, buffaloes, lions even some tree climbing lions in savannah grounds, zebras both black and white, antelopes, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, etc and 463 different bird species like; the Kori bustard, Abyssinian ground hornbill, secretary bird, ostrich, carmine, yellow-billed and Jackson’s hornbills and some ostriches. March to April is the best time to be in Kidepo valley national park for the variety of animal species migrating to look for food. Here are some of the accommodation safaris in Kidepo valley national park.

Apoka safari lodge.

Apoka safari lodge is one of the best lodges in Uganda and it is located within Kidepo Valley National Park, which is found in the Northeastern region of the country. Apoka safari lodge is being owned and operated by the wild frontiers and it is also ranged as a luxury lodge which has around 10 expansive rooms which are always available for the guests and each of these rooms consists things like; big hand-hewn beds, large sitting rooms, private veranda, an outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant, a bar and many others. more so, this safari lodge is savannah grasslands, acacia trees and while at this lodge guests can get opportunities to over look at some animal species like; buffalos, hyenas, lions which are usually seen as they are moving around the park while searching for food.

Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Kidepo Savannah Lodge is located near the park just a few meters from Kalukodo gate. This accommodation facility is a tented camp with both self-contained safari tents with ensuite bathrooms and lazy camping/non-self-contained tents with shared bathrooms outside. It, therefore, caters for both budget and mid-range travellers. The lodge also overlooks the park giving beautiful views of the horizon, hills begging the park and breathtaking sunsets. Due to its strategic location, visitors staying at the lodge will have astonishing views of mount Morungole, Narus Valley, attractive savannah vegetation as well as animals such as waterbucks, elephants, oribi, stripe jackal, buffaloes, spotted hyenas, leopards, lions at night seen looking for food.  The restaurant offers a fixed menu; however, they are flexible if you have any dietary restrictions. Not forgetting a bar with all kinds of drinks ranging from beers to spirits. Most of the Accommodation Facilities in Kidepo Valley National Park do have.

Apoka Rest Camp

Apoka Rest Camp is a budget accommodation facility managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority inside the park situated in the capital of Kidepo Valley National Park. This camp is ideal for budget travellers, it has 16 self-contained Banda’s with ensuite bathrooms and 14 non-self-contained Banda’s with shared bathrooms outside. The camp does not have a provision of meals and drinks, guests are advised to come with their own food and drinks for the time they will be staying. The camp staff arranges the cooking.

Accommodation safari in Kidepo Valley National Park
Zebras at Apoka rest camp

Zebra Safari Lodge-Kidepo

Zebra Safari Lodge is situated in Taan Valley in Kalukudo village, Zebra Safari Lodge-Kidepo, the lodge contains cottages that are well elevated on a raised ground decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, bathrooms with hot and cold showers, beds wrapped with mosquito nets, hand wash basins, extinguishers, white duvets, dressing mirrors, chairs and tables, free toiletries, complimentary bottled water and many more.  Cottages have large veranda, private wooden balconies and large sitting areas overlooking the spectacular view of the savannah landscape and surrounding area. Cottages are well equipped with comfortable and spacious beds with queen sized beds.  Rooms vary in different size with single beds for individuals. The lodge offers other facilities such as a restaurant serving a full board menu, a well-stocked bar, and services such as a WIFI internet hotspot among others. visitors staying in the lodge can engage in several recreational activities such as game drives to spot various animals, nature walks in the local villages, and community tours among others

Adere Safari Lodge

Adere Safari Lodge is a newly constructed luxury lodge situated at the foothill of kidepo Valley National Park just few kilometres from the main gate. The luxury lodge has 17 cottages with single and double rooms which are designed with traditional beautiful wood furniture and they contain en-suite bathrooms with big size bathroom, hot and cold running waters, flash toilets and offer facility services such as football pitch, swimming pool, a restaurant serving three course dishes, well stocked bar among others.

Nga’moru Wilderness Camp

Nga’moru Wildness Camp is a mid-range lodge situated on the border of kidepo Valley National Park form Katarum gate facing the Narus valley. The lodge offers breathtaking views of savannah plains, Mount Morungole, stunning wildlife as well as the ideal for relaxation. The lodge contain 3 cabana rooms which accommodated 1 to 4 single beds with facilities like en-suite bathrooms which offers hot and cold running waters, balcony as well as the astonishing views of the park.  The safari tents accommodate 1 to 2 single beds with facilities such as single beds, outdoor showers, and en-suite bathrooms as well as offer breathtaking views of the Mount Morungole, Narus valley as well as wildlife species. The camps also offer others facilities such as laundry services, restaurant where they serve full board services and a well-stocked bar.