Day 1: Kampala – Kidepo Valley.
After an early morning breakfast at 5:30am, you will brace yourself for a long drive transferring to Kidepo valley national park via Lira Kotido road with a lunch break in Lira town. This route also gives you an opportunity to enjoy the scenery of Labwor hills and in particular the massive and bare Alerek (Kidi Rwot) rock about 55 km to Kotido. Arriving at the park in the evening, relax at your lodge, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Kidepo Valley.
After an early morning breakfast, transfer for a game drive in search of animals and birds like: the rare tree climbing lions( can be seen in the Narus valley), Leopards, Elephants, Common Zebras, Buffalo, Bohor Reedbuck, Waterbuck, Oribis (this can be seen in the Narus valley), Cheetah, Rothschild giraffe, spotted hyena among other species and birds like; the rare Black-breasted Barbet, Karamoja Apallis, Ostrich, African Swallow-tailed Kite, Black-headed Plover, Pygmy Falcon, Eastern Pale Chanting Goshawk among other species.
Your guide will help you spot a lot more species before retiring to your lodge for lunch, relax a little and later spice up your day with a visit to Kidepo River, visit the picnic site located on the sand and sweet melody from the palm leaves as they swing to the winds. Returning to your lodge to enjoy an evening cultural performance with a wide menu for you ranging from the Emuya of the Naporre and Nyangia ethnic groups and Larakaraka and Apiti dances of the Acholi.You will not only enjoy their performances but also add value and uplift their livelihoods as they use these earnings to uplift their livelihoods.
Day 3: Kidepo Valley (Hiking/Scenery Viewing).
On this day after an early morning breakfast, we continue exploring Kidepo valley and this time Lamoj Mountains and the splendid Kidepo River Valley dominated by Borassus palm forest, visit the Kanangorok Hot Springs about 11 km from Kidepo river valley. Depending on your interests and speed, if time allows, we may also visit the Karimajong manyattas (traditional homesteads), kraals to see traditional costume, stools, spears headdress, knives, bows and arrows and jewelry made locally here and you may also contribute to their livelihoods by purchasing some items of your interest, returning later to your lodge. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Kidepo Valley National Park – Kampala.
On this day, we remind ourselves of the very first day (day 1), oh! Early morning breakfast and great long drive. This time via Soroti Moroto road with an opportunity to see a stunning view of the steep volcano of Alekilek as we head far East for our lunch in Mbale town on the backdrop of the Elgon mountain. After lunch, proceed to Kampala through the adventure capital (Jinja) also home to the mighty river Nile. Arriving in Kampala/Entebbe late in the evening.