Kidepo Valley National Park is a 1,442 square kilometres (557
sq mi) national park in the Karamoja region in northeast Uganda.
Kidepo is rugged savannah, dominated by the 2,750 metres (9,020
ft) Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus
Kidepo Valley National park is located in Kaabong District,
in the northeastern corner of Uganda. The park is located
approximately 220 kilometres (140 mi), by road northwest of
Moroto, the largest town in the sub-region. Its location is
approximately 520 kilometres (320 mi), by road, northeast
of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.
The northwestern boundary of the park runs along the international
frontier with South Sudan and abuts against the Kidepo Game
boast of the best scenery of all the East African parks. The
park consists of sensational mountain and savannah landscapes.
It is quiet and serene. It is located in the north eastern
Ugandan corner bordering with Kenya and Sudan. Animals to
be seen here include: leopard, kudu, zebra, buffalo, cheetah,
elephant, giraffe, oryx, bush baby, lions, kobs, etc. With
its sensational landscape, this park is not to be missed wildlife
safaris in kidepo national park-antelope.
from the Ugandan mainstream by the harsh plains north of Mount
Elgon, Kidepo is one of Africa's last great wilderness areas,
a tract of rugged savannah dominated by the 2,750m mount Morungole
and transected by the Kidepo and Narus Rivers. Perennial water
makes Kidepo an oasis in the semi-desert, reflected in its
86 mammal species,28 of which are nowhere else in Uganda and
almost 500 birds. Predators are available. There is opportunity
to see not only lion, cheetah and leopard, but also the delightful
bat-eared fox and insectivorous hyena-like aardwolf with a
long list of dry country antelopes including the regal greater
kudu and beisa oryx. While the game viewing can be excellent,
it is the thrilling sense of supreme isolation that distinguishes
this rare slice of wild Africa, as yet undiscovered by the
mass safari makers Activities include rewarding game drives,
foot safaris across the Narus Valley and enjoying the isolated
wilderness. Look out for the Karamojong people with their
traditional pastoralists with few cultural affiliations to
other East African groups.