Kidepo is a national park rich in fauna and flora, the park is home to over 50 wildlife species including the African big four of leopard, lion, elephants, and an abundant buffalo population.
The park is bordered by the nomadic pastoralist group of Karamajong who are related to the Masai in Kenya and they have the distinctive dressing code that will blow your mind off and the upper hills of Murongole mountains are dominated by the IK tribe one of Uganda’s endangered group of people as there are fears that their original tradition would go extinct if not preserved.
Safari vacation and travel services camping section will go out of their way to make sure your camping safari is of a lifetime, Kidepo valley has two camping sites with cold shower and flush toilet, and the campsites are located in the prime wildlife areas so you will be seeing wildlife pass by the camp while you are at the campsite here is all you need to know about the camping safari.
We provide light dome tents with a mattress and shits during your safari; this will be comfortable enough during your wilderness experience.
The tour package will depart with a chef who will ensure your feed well during the safari, most of the food supply will be locally obtained hence fresh and delicious every evening will be BBQ evening.
Clients will have to buy their own drinks on the way to Kidepo or they can be taken to the park canteen nearby the campsite to buy drinks.
Clients will actively participate in the building of the tents with the help of their head guide of the camping trip and make part of the adventure very exciting.
We recommend at least 5 days as two days will be spent on transit from Kampala or Entebbe and verse verser so the days will give you perfect 3 days of game viewing in the park.
Rainy seasons in Kidepo usually arrive from early March until mid-June and from September to late November so travelers should avoid those months meaning camping is done during the months of July and August and also from December to February.
We also arrange camping safaris to other national parks like Murchison falls national park where you can see the wildlife by the river banks and also do game drives in the delta area, Queen Elizabeth national park where you can see the tree-climbing lions, go on a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel or trek chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge and also Lake Mburo national park where you can do horse riding, walking safaris and boat cruise of Lake Mburo