Sunday, August 23, 2015
Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley National Park Kidepo 1.442kms in size is among the most spectacular Parks in Uganda, located in the Northeast of the country, bordering Sudan and Kenya, in the Karamoja region. It lies at an altitude ranging between 914 meters and 2.750 meters above sea level. Charter flights can be booked to reach Kidepo from Regional Airlines Airports. Kidepo Valley National Park Species. The vegetation is dominated by an open Savannah, with dry Mountain Forest and Acacia Forest. The park hosts at least 86 mammal species (Elephants, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Bush Pig), including many predators like Black Backed Jackal, African Hunting Dog, Bat‐eared Fox, Cheetah, Caracal, Lions, Leopards. There are 17 Antelope species. The Bird checklist is of 463 species recorded, including 56 Raptors, like Pygmy Falcon, Tawny Eagle, Secretary Bird, Vultures. Etc Kidepo Valley National Park Activities Attractions: A number of Game Drive loops direct visitors to Wildlife viewing locations in the Narus Valley in the South West of the Park, Karamajong cultural visits, hill climbing and nature walks.