Kidepo National Park
Kidepo national park is Uganda’s remotest of the parks. However, it offers breath taking savannah landscapes that end in rugged mountains of the Sudan. The landscapes throughout the Kidepo national park is studied with small hills, rocky outcrops and inselbergs. From these, one can enjoy magnificent views of the park. It has abundant wildlife including many animals which are not in Uganda’s other parks. This park is dominated by the 2,750m Mount Morungole.
The vegetation is mainly tree Savannah that varies much in structure and composition. Mountain forest dominates some of the high places. Meanwhile areas along the Lorupei River support dense Acacia Geradi forest.
The wildlife of this park is more typical of Kenya than Uganda with 77 mammal species including the Lions, Cheetah, Bat-eared Fox, Zebras, Elephants, Pygmie crocodiles and almost 500 bird species including the .
Size: 1, 442 sq. km
Location: In the Karamoja region of Northern Uganda, and boarders with Sudan and Kenya.
Accessibility: Entebbe-Kampala – Mbale – Soroti – Moroto – Kotido – Kidepo – 720 km
Entebbe-Kampala – Mbale – Soroti – Lira – Kitgum – Kidepo – 712 km
Game drives and wildlife viewing, nature walks, community walks, mountain hiking and scenery viewing picnic, sand along River Kidepo, bird watching and cultural performance etc.