What to do at the park
This is the most interesting activity done at the park, as the park is blessed with over 77 species of mammals some of which cannot be seen elsewhere. Games can best be seen in the Narus valley as the parks wildlife congregates here much of the year, even the Katurum Kopie provides superb views north across the valley towards Morunngole mountain range, games that can be seen during the game drives include elephants, giraffe, zebra, Bohor Reedbuck, Waterbuck and Kongoni, lion, cheetah among others. A 4WD tourist vehicle is used on a game drive and the guides are always available to guide you and also to give relative information on any species you find on the way during the game drive
Nature walks can also be arranged at any time of the day done mostly around the Apoka camp and visitors will be able to view different species of animals in a close range of about 50-70 meters, animals to see may include elephants, zebras, and reed bucks, bird species can also be seen during the nature walk this is done together with a guide.
For those interested in learning more about the African people, Kidepo valley national park offers this activity, know more about the karamojang lifestyle, culture dressing style, dancing and also learn how they have managed to live in the area. The karamojong are traditional cattle raiders and hunters so learning more about the tools they use is so interesting.
This is a great opportunity most especially to bird lovers as the park is said to host over 500 species of birds, bird watching can be done either in the morning or evening depending on the time availability and travellers interest, the park has experienced ranger guide who are kin watchers so you are reminded to come with a first class camera good at taking photos.
Hiking at Murungole Mountain is a very exciting experience the highest peak in Kidepo mountain hiking doesn’t require a lot of experience it can be done by everyone who is physically fit. The murungole ranges rise from the plains a few kilometres north of Apoka.
Sand along river kidepo
Along river Kidepo is an intermittent sand river found in the northern part of the park. This place is so interesting; it has very many Borassus palms making it look like an oasis in the Sahara. This place is rewarding during the dry season, there very many bird species around the place so you will be enjoying the wilderness as well as listening to the different bird calls
Accommodation within and around the park