3 Days Kidepo Flying Safari
the 3 days kidepo flying safari is a short safari to kidepo valley national park, but grants opportunity to have the best of the wildlife experience in kidepo, the distance is less felt since it is a flying safari.
Day 1: Fly to Kidepo and afternoon Game Drive
Depart for Entebbe airport for a scheduled domestic flight operated by Aero-link which operates only on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday departing at 12:30 hours arriving Kidepo at 14:45 hours. This 2 hours flight will allow you beautiful Arial views of the lush countryside.
You will land at Apoka airfield and your driver / guide will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon, head out for a game drive to explore the remarkable landscapes of Kidepo including the magical Narus Valley where you will have many chances of seeing a range of game including the herds of Cape Buffaloes, African elephants, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Klipspringer, Jackals and possibly Lions among others before heading back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Apoka Safari Lodge / Kidepo Savannah lodge (Mid-range)
Day 2: Morning game drive and Hot springs visit in Kidepo Valley
Have breakfast and brace yourself another thrilling game drive in the vast savannah of Kidepo Valley intercepted by patches of borassus palm and the rising scenic hills. Enjoy the stunning views of the morning sun shining over the hills of Lomej, the Lotukei Mountains to the north close to the Sudan border, the Morungole range to the southern boundary of Kidepo before the rays strike down to the endless valleys of Kidepo and Narus valley.
Return to the lodge for lunch and unwind a bit before embarking on a drive to Kidepo valley close to South Sudan boarder to visit the hot springs and you can encounter Ostriches within the region although their numbers are highly threatened by poaching by South Sudanese.
Dinner and overnight at Apoka Safari lodge as above.
Day 3: Fly back to Entebbe
Have breakfast and depending on your time of return flight, go for another game drive to increase your chances of seeing what you might have missed out the previous day. Return to the lodge for lunch and transfer to Apoka airfield for a return flight to Entebbe departure at 15:00 hours back to Entebbe arriving at 16:30 hours to connect with your onward flight or be transferred to your lodge in Entebbe.
End of tour