5 Days Kidepo Flying Safari | Intimate Wildlife Encounters

Enjoy the 5-day Kidepo flying safari that offers game drives and nature walks as you explore Kidepo National Park for intimate wildlife encounters.

This 5 Days Kidepo Safari offers three days of experiencing Kidepo Valley National Park via game drives and nature walks to take in the wildlife and sceneries this park has to offer. It is perfect for African fans. There are many opportunities for wildlife photography in this park, which is home to large cats, buffalo, birds, and antelope.

For the ultimate wildlife experience, combine a game safari with a gorilla tracking safari in Uganda or Rwanda. You may also end your safari with some beach time in Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean if you’re on a honeymoon journey.

What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Short fly-in safari for those with limited time.
  • Encounter a range of wildlife in Kidepo Valley National Park.
  • Visit the Karamajong tribe.

Can be customized: You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.
Suitable for solo travelers/groups: Solo travelers can book this private tour well as a group/family & honeymooners
Minimum age of 12 years: The minimum age for this tour is 12 years.
Private tour: This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.
Mid-range/Luxury tour: This mid-range/luxury tour uses lodges and tented camps.

Itinerary at the Glance: Kidepo Flying Safari

  • Day 1: Arrive – Entebbe
  • Day 2: Entebbe – Kidepo Valley National Park
  • Day 3: Kidepo National Park
  • Day 4: Kidepo National Park
  • Day 5: Kidepo Valley National Park – Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive – Entebbe

Your private 4×4 and safari guide will meet you at Entebbe Airport and drive you a short distance to your lodging so you can unwind and get ready for the activities that will take place over the next several days.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Entebbe – Kidepo Valley National Park

When you get back to the airport this morning, you take the next internal aircraft up to the secluded Kidepo National Park. Your flight leaves at 1245hrs and is scheduled to arrive at 1445hrs, giving you plenty of time to check into your new accommodations before going on your first game drive this afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

giraffes in Kidepo National Park
Game Drive in Kidepo Valley National Park

Day 3: Kidepo Valley National Park

Spend the entire day doing morning and afternoon game drives through this stunning park. Kidepo offers a wide variety of games and is a haven in the midst of a large, hostile area. Kidepo is an African enthusiast’s ideal vacation spot, even though it may not be for someone who has never been on a safari. The wildlife is similar to that of Murchison Falls National Park and is located along the Kidepo and Narus Rivers. If you’re lucky, you might even see some fantastic lion vs. buffalo action! After a thrilling safari day, return to your lodge and unwind in a bush bath while taking in the sounds of nature.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Karamojong encounter
Landscape views of Kidepo Valley National Park

Day 4: Kidepo Valley National Park

Today will be spent at a slower tempo as you take a narrated nature walk across the park in the morning. You left this afternoon to meet with the Karamajong tribe, who reside nearby.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Kidepo Valley National Park – Entebbe

This morning, have one last game drive before heading to the hot springs, where you may relax and take in views of the mountains and the Sudanese border. Following lunch at the lodge, you return to the airfield in time for your return flight to Entebbe (1500/1630 hours) and your international flight back home.

Alternately, extend your stay and travel farther into Uganda or Rwanda to search for the critically endangered mountain gorillas, or move to the Indian Ocean for the pinnacle of relaxation.

Meals: Breakfast

End of the 5 Days Kidepo Flying Safari


  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

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