Accommodation Facilities In Kidepo Valley National Park  : Kidepo valley national park is located in the Northern region in Uganda in Kaboong district and it covers a total surface area of about 1442 square kilometers standing at elevated area, which is between 900 to 1200 meters above the sea level. This national park derived its name from the word AKIDEP which means, “To pick up” in English. Kidepo valley national park in 1958, it was gazette as a game reserve by the British colonial government and later in 1962, it was established as a national park after the reign of the former Ugandan President who was named as Apollo Milton Obote.

Kidepo valley national park is famously known for being the best Uganda birding destination and therefore attracting large numbers of tourists who travel from all the world most especially the bird lovers because this park is a home to over 450 bird species such as; the Black- breasted barbet, yellow-rumped seedeater, broad-tailed warbler, yellow-billed shrike, black coucal, ostrich, Verreaux’s eagle, clapperton’s francolin, Karamoja apalis, Pygmy falcon, Egyptian vulture and many others. more so, this national park harbours around 77 mammal species which contribute tourists to having a satisfactory adventurous safari in Kidepo national park by sightseeing them and these species include; Bush duikers, African elephants, buffalos, leopards, bush pigs, jackals and many others.

More so, this national park is usually visited because because a beautiful landscape, also the River Kidepo, and the Narus valley surround it where tourists always spot a many wildlife species. In addition, the Uganda Wildlife Authority whose role is to protect and conserve all the national parks in the country is managing this national park. Kidepo valley national park is known to be dominated by Mount Morungole which is stands at an elevated area of about 2750 meters above the sea level and it also has many tourist attractions that attract many tourists hence contributing a lot towards the development of the tourism industry in Uganda and these attractions include; the Kanangorok hot springs, Mount Morungule, kidepo valley, Narus Valley, Lomej hills and many others. In addition, tourists exploring within this national park are blessed with great opportunities to engage in several interesting activities such as; game drives, guided nature walks, hiking, cultural encounters, Lorukul cultural group, community visits, cultural encounters, hiking and many others.

Accommodation facilities offered in Kidepo national park.  

Kidepo national park offers its guests with many luxurious, comfortable and affordable rooms, which are always available for guests who choose to have their stay within this park. However, these accommodation facilities are ranged and put in different classes such as; luxury, mid-range and budget hence giving a chance to the guests to choose where to stay according to their preferences and where it matches with their budget. Therefore, these lodging facilities include;

Adere Safari lodge.

Adere safari lodge is ranged as a luxury safari lodge, it is located at the edge of Kidepo national park, and tourists prefer staying at this safari lodge because it is situated a few kilometers away from the main gate. More so, Adere safari lodge has around 17 cottages whereby some of these are single and double and they are well constructed and well designed with natural materials such as wood and stones. The rooms at this lodge contain the following; an en-suite bathroom which has both cold and warm showers, flushing toilets, a bathtub, charging sockets in the corners, big comfortable beds, a private balcony which helps tourists to get their own privacy and also blesses them with a chance to capture clear views of the park and many others. also this lodge offers its guests with amnesties like; a good restaurant, a swimming pool, a well-stocked bar, a gift shop and also provides visitors with  other services like; free parking, a 24 hour room service, a 24 hour good security, laundry and ironing services and many others.

Apoka safari lodge.

Apoka safari lodge is located at the heart of kidepo national park and it has around 10 luxurious rooms, which include six double rooms and four twin rooms. More so, this rooms at Apoka safari lodge are self-contained and contain an en-suite bathroom which has both cold and warm showers, flushing toilets, clean and large towels, free toiletries, hand woven carpets, comfortable king size beds, an outdoor bath tub, stylish dressing robes, and a private balcony among others. more so, this safari lodge provides its guests with amnesties like; free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, a gift shop, free parking, a well-stocked bar and lounge, outdoor infinity swimming pool, football pitch where most especially young children play from and other services like; laundry and ironing services, a 24 hour room service, a 24 hour security, free breakfast and many others.

Accommodation Facilities In Kidepo Valley National Park a Safari Lodge
Apoka Safari Lodge

Kidepo savannah lodge.

Kidepo savannah lodge is located at the outskirts of the park with in the village and therefore, tourists who choose to stay at this lodge always have chances to interact with the local people within the neighbouring communities. More so this lodge is also ranked as a luxury lodge  which has  comfortable rooms that are self-contained and have en-suite bathrooms which have both cold and warm showers, big sitting room, flushing toilets, private balcony and it offers its guests with amnesties like; a restaurant, swimming pool, a well-stocked bar, free WI-FI and many others.

Apart from the above-mentioned lodging facilities, there are other accommodation facilities where tourists exploring within kidepo national park can have their stay and these include; Nga Moru wilderness camp, Kakine self-catering campsite, Apoka rest camp and many others.

Therefore, contact our trusted tour operators in case of any more information about accommodation facilities in Kidepo valley national park and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Achieve Global safaris who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Uganda.

book a safari