KIDEPO NATIONAL PARK: A World Where Magnificent Scenery And Wild Wilderness Coexist


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Kidepo Valley National Park commonly known as the true African wilderness, is located in north-eastern Uganda in the Karamoja region close to the borders of South Sudan and Kenya.

Usually called Uganda’s hidden gem, Kidepo Valley National Park is Uganda’s most open and least explored national park. It is the third biggest National park and home to some of the animals that cannot be seen elsewhere in other existing National parks of Uganda.

The abundance of wildlife amidst the Morungole and Lonyilli mountains in Kidepo is a mesmerizing spectacle of sight. It’s the best place for a game drive!

Kidepo is one of Africa’s most remote and untouched National parks, providing an authentic and off-the-beaten-path adventure. The park is home to an array of wildlife including lions, cheetahs, leopards, and rare species like the African wild dog making it a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts.

The Park’s stunning landscapes, characterized by expansive savannahs, rugged mountains, the Narus Valley, and Kidepo River valleys offer breathtaking scenery and excellent photo opportunities.

It’s also a birdwatchers paradise with over 475 bird species including ostriches and the unique karamoja apalis.

Get to Kidepo Valley National Park to see its wild beauty and get to know its varied inhabitants and understand why it was voted number three on the list of Africa’s 10 best national parks in 2013 by CNN Travel.

In a move to ease transport means to this National Park, President Museveni on Wednesday, November 9, 2023, met a delegation from the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry at State House Entebbe to discuss the construction of a 3,500-meter runway airport in Kidepo Valley National Park.

While he approved the project, he stressed the need to safeguard the park’s wildlife. This will ease the transport means and bring more tourists to this hidden gem of Uganda.

Visit Kidepo Valley National Park and witness the majesty of African lions, encounter the gentle giants up close, surrender to the allure of stunning sunsets and capture memories that last a lifetime.

Take that trip today and get a one of a kind safari adventure that combines wildlife, culture and pristine landscapes.

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