Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park

Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park :  Kidepo Valley National Park is a prime location to encounter wide range of animals with over 86mammal species such as giraffes, zebras, elephants, leopards, hynes, lions, cheetahs, bat-eared foxes, African buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes many more and 450 bird species, located in the northeastern region of Uganda on land covering 1,442 square kilometers. Furthermore, it was gazette as a national park in 1962 and is under control of ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority. Below are the accommodation facilities where one can choose from his stay on visit to untouched African nature ‘’Kidepo’ ’as follows;

Apoka Rest Camp

Apoka Rest Camp: It’s a budget accommodation facilities located near Narus Valley close to the viewing point of wildlife which can be viewed while seated at the veranda of your rest camp.

Apoka Rest camp is somehow similar to a hostel that offers 16 self- contained chalets with bathroom and toilets. The camp has beds that vary depending on single or double. They also offer cheaper bandas over 14 in number that are non-self-contained, toilets and bathrooms and can be reached outside the bandas. Accommodation rates are friendly for budget travelers depending on your choice of stay.

Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park
Apoka Rest Camp

However, visitors are recommended to carry their own food and drinks depending on the days they are to stay in the park, simply because the camps do not cater meals and drinks. Cooking preparations can be arranged by the camp staff for you at a small cost and for any additional diet might be needed. Let us say chicken or goat’s meat, this can be arranged from the community near the park’s promises for visitors wishing for long stay in the park.

Apoka Safari Lodge

Apoka Safari Lodge is a luxury accommodation facility located inside Kidepo Valley national park strategically overlooking the Narus River Valley within the distant Kidepo wilderness, thus giving a great chance to view wildlife right close to your comfort and enjoy the endless views of the open savannah in the midst of the Jungle.

The lodge was furnished with everything handmade by the local craft men with only wooden materials in order to avoid meddling with the natural appearance of the park.

The rooms were constructed with comfort in relaxation and adorned with beautiful design of art and craft with inside outstanding luxurious sitting rooms and private verandas where you can relax from and unwind while reading and taking a glass of juice or cup of tea, probably after an exciting safari game drive. Apoka Safari lodge offers about 10 spacious bedrooms having walls incorporated with a rocky Kopje with quite unfordable views of the savannah landscape.

Apoka safari lodge has big hand –hewn beds with soft duvets hang with mosquito’s nets, extra-large towel, hand wooden carpets and over-sized dressing gowns. This is a lodge where you can stay comfortably as if you’re in one of the hotels in the city, however visitors who book their stay here   enjoy the facility as one of those in the city.

The lodge also offers fabulous facilities in all rooms starting from en-suite bathroom with double sinks and has numbers of tropical shower. During your step it’s good to step outside a sheltered terrace on your own stone bathtub because is big enough to fit for the whole family. Apoka safari lodge has a well-built swimming pool carved of the big rock with cool weather and refreshing, really makes one to feel it when jumps in and enjoy the hot nature of the park in most of the months.

Apoka Lodge offers a perfect restaurant that will provides all kinds of meals you might desire to eat upon your booking and since the lodge is found in remote dry region and water and food supply is limited. The lodge bar is fully stocked with different kinds of drinks for the guests to explore when relaxing at the lodge. To your next visit to the park let Apoka be your next sleeping accommodation where you will be rewarded with gainful view of the park and feel the animals sounds like that of lion’s roar in your chest. You can contact us through emails and book with us Achieve Global Safaris as we consider our clients to be our first priority.

Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park
Apoka safari lodge

Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Kidepo Savannah Lodge is a mid-range facility located 33 kilometers at the edge of Kidepo Valley National Park few meters away from Kalokudo gate. The lodge was built in the midst of savannah grasslands, rocky outcrops, the diversity of wildlife and the Karamojong people.

The lodge is built on the throw of the park, offering great views of endless Narus valley and the distant views of Mount Morungole ranges while bordering southern Sudan which can be accessed without park entry fees while at Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park.

Kidepo Savannah lodge has comfortable lodging facilities to guests very suitable for your nice stay. It has luxurious self-contained and non-self-contained lazy camping tents which you can choose from depending your wallet. The self-contained tents offer classic beds clad in Masai blankets and hot showers furnished in open air bathrooms. Unlike the non-self-contained tents that have shared showers outside the tents. Some tents have a balcony or a terrace where you can sit with a drink and relax with adorable view of the park and the mountains.

The lodge is attached with restaurant with professional chefs and bar constructed in form of the thatched grass that are positioned with fine views of the breath taking endless Savannah. Kidepo has a well-stocked bar with all kinds of drinks. For the dinner, the lodges deliver 3 course meals and dietary requirements which are handled upon prime concern of communication to the lodge    since is located in remote area and everything here runs on solar including the fridges and freezers.

Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Savannah Lodge

Nga Moru Wilderness Camp

Nga Moru Wilderness camp; Nga More is in local word which means a place of rocks. This camp is a mid-range lodge positioned outside of the park’s boundary – Kidepo Valley national park with overlooking the Narus river valley a place   to see large groups of animals and other wildlife species linking for water. The place provides cool relaxation while viewing wildlife and some animals to be sighted here are buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, ostriches, cheetahs, waterbucks and others. And after any activity of the day, the lodge has a fireplace where you can gather with other visitors make stories of what you saw on any activities you carried out and stare into the African night sky like never before as you listen to the lion’s roar, yelping jackals and laughing hynes close to your stay ‘’camp’ ’But the area is secure and safe.

The camp has five comfortable and spacious room, all with en-suite bathrooms and veranda overlooking one of the spotting areas for the animal ‘’Narus valley. The rooms are nice to sleep in because they have both warm and cold showers. There is also power provided through solar panels. The restaurant and bars are good places to visit. The lodge delivers meals of all types and dietary requirements are also considered upon first notification.

Visit Kidepo Valley National Park and stay in one of the above mentioned accommodation facilities ranging from Luxury, Mid-range to budget. One travelling to kidepo has an interest of determining the choice of accommodation to include on your Uganda safari package to the park. Safari lodges in Kidepo valley national park are built and designed with both local and traditional materials blended with the beautiful natural environment of the park. Note, some accommodations are constructed with in the park overlooking the wilderness. Depending on your choice of safari lodge, each lodge provides different comfort and moderate amenities to the guests. Come visit the true African wilderness famously renown as Kidepo Valley National Park.

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