In Which District Is Kidepo National Park?

In Which District Is Kidepo National Park? Kidepo valley national park is located in Kabong district within the Northeastern region of Uganda sharing boarders with other countries like South Sudan. In addition, this national park was first gazetted as a game reserve in 1958 by the colonial government and it was later established as a national park after Uganda acquired its independence in 1962. More so, Kidepo valley national park is a great destination for one to travel to while they are planning to travel to Uganda on an adventurous Uganda safari because it is a beautiful place surrounded with savannah grasslands, hills, dazzling valleys with stunning waterfalls, woodlands, Morungole mountains covered with a green lush vegetation and many others.

More so, Kidepo valley national park is also known to be a best destination for bird lovers to visit and get a good experience due to the fact that it is a home to over 450 bird species whereby some of them include; sperb starling, Abyssinian ground hornbill, dark chanting, Karamoja apalis, golden pipit, scarlet chested sunbird, dark chanting, pygmy falcon, white bellied go-away among others. more so, exploring through this national park gives you chances to sight see at many wildlife life species due to the fact that it is a home to over 76 mammal species such as; buffalos, wild dogs, hyenas, Bat-eared fox, cheetahs, bush duikers, zebras, Uganda kob and many others.  Apart from this national park being famously known for its bird species, more other tourist attractions lead to many people to travel from all over many parts of the world to visit in the park. Therefore, some of these attractions include;

Kidepo Valley.

Kidepo valley is one of the main attractions in the park, which is beautiful, and tourists visiting around this valley helps tourists to capture classic views of the roaring waters. More so, this valley is usually visited because if it is Kanangorok hot springs and the stunning kidepo river, which is known to be the main water, source which crosses over the valley. More so, this valley is a good destination where bird lovers can visit and be able to sight see at many bird species.

Mount Morungole.

Mount Morungole is situated in the Southern region of the Park and is just a few kilometers away from Apoka. Mount Morungole is known to be a home for the IK people who are considered the smallest tribe in the country and visiting within this area gives you chances to learn about their culture and traditions and get to watch their exciting dance performances and learn how to learn how they prepare their local meals.  More so, Mount Morungole is famously known as a good natural habitat to many wildlife species and choose to hike up to the top of the mountain.

In Kidepo Valley national park there are so many other tourist attractions that visitors can see such as; Apoka Tourism centre which is located within the heart of the park which is situated a few kilometers away from Apoka safari lodge and there is a gift shop where individuals can buy some of the necessities like; bottled drinking water and soft drinks like soda in order to keep hydrated, the Narus valley and many others.

In Which District Is Kidepo National Park?
Mount Morungole

Where to stay in kidepo valley national park.

For tourists who spend their day exploring within the national park can also choose to have their stay because there are so many accommodation facilities, which are always available. However, these lodging facilities are range differently from; mid-range-luxury and budget hence giving opportunities for tourists to choose where to stay according to their preferences and where it matches with their budget. and some of these lodges include; Apoka safari lodge, Nga Moru wilderness camp, Adere safari lodge, kidepo savannah lodge, Apoka rest camp and many others.

Contact our trusted tour operators for more information about where Kidepo national park is located and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Achieve Global safaris who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Uganda.