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Flying to Kidepo National Park from Entebbe

Flying to Kidepo Valley National Park gives the opportunity to tourist to engage in different activities while in the Park including Game drives, nature walks, bird watching, and mountain hiking to view the Morungole Mountain, community walks to learn about the Karamojong cultures and so on.

Kidepo Valley National Park is ranked as one of the best safari destinations in Africa for its breathtaking scenery and large concentrations of wildlife‚ which coexist among the diverse geographic features‚ which include dry mountain forests‚ open savannahs and hilltops capped by rock kopjes. Kidepo is a true African wilderness in the rugged‚ semi-arid region between Uganda’s borders with South Sudan and Kenya.

One of our client ready to fly to Bwindi for Gorilla Trekking.

Flights to Kidepo Valley starts from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airstrip to Apoka airstrip last about 2 hours of flight. Flying in Kidepo Valley National Park is the only luxurious means of transport you can reach the Park operated by Aerolink, every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Kidepo National Park excellently lies in the north-eastern corner of Karamoja Province in Uganda’s border with Sudan and Kenya. They are mainly 3 airstrips in Karamoja Region including Kidepo Airstrip, Lomeja Airstrip, and Apoka Airstrip. Book Now

Preparing our flight to Kidepo

The most strongly airstrip in Kidepo Valley is Apoka Airstrip that strategically located within Kidepo Valley National Park near Apoka Safari Lodge. The airfield is safe, friendly and the landing way is favorable compared to Kidepo and Lomeja airstrip.

Flights to Kidepo Valley National Park Schedule

Flights to Kidepo Valley at Apoka airstrip departs Entebbe International Airport at 12:30 pm and arrives at 14:45 pm while the afternoon flight departs from Kidepo at 15:00pm and arrives at Entebbe 16:30 pm. Timing may vary depending on aircraft routing and it normally works 3 days in a week (Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday). There are tentative plans to an international airport at Apoka airstrip, so tourists can fly directly from other countries to Kidepo Valley. It’s very possible to visitors in Kidepo Valley to connect with other National Parks airstrip within Uganda or outside including Murchison Falls National Park to Pakuba, Bugungu and Chobe airstrip, Semuliki National Park to Semuliki airstrip, Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kasese or Mweya airstrip, Bwindi National Park to Kihihi airstrip or Kisoro airstrip and Lake Mburo National Park to Mbarara airstrip.

Kidepo National park is a true African Wilderness in the rugged, semi-arid valleys and is an Uganda’s most remote and isolated National Park, the Park sites on an area of 1,442 square kilometres but still stands out to be one of the best virgin places every wildlife viewer can ever visit in Uganda for the most exciting wildlife safari in Uganda. Kidepo Valley National Park offers a unique beautiful scenery which can’t find in any other National Park within East Africa and is one of the most untouchable gold which is called beautiful dramatic landscape. The journey to Kidepo National Park by road takes approximately 700km from the capital city through the world frontier region with a 12-hour drive. From this road journey of about 12-hour drive, we strongly advise our guest to divide it into two, especially guest coming from Kampala heading to Kidepo National Park they have an overnight at Boma inn or church hill courts hotel, and later in the morning they embark on your drive to Kidepo Valley National Park, this makes flying the easiest way to access the Kidepo Valley.

Flying to Kidepo Valley National Park gives the opportunity to tourist to engage in different activities while in the Park including Game drives, nature walks, bird watching, and mountain hiking to view the Morungole Mountain, community walks to learn about the Karamojong cultures and so on. The Park ranked as one of the best safari destinations in Africa for its breathtaking scenery and large composition of wild game co-existing with the dry mountain forests, open Savannah, and hilltops capped by rock Kopjes.

Activities include:-

  • Game drives along Narus Valley
  • Nature walks around Apoka Lodge at any time of day
  • Community walks to learn about the Karamajong cultures
  • Mountain hiking to view the Morungole Mountain
  • Bird watching

Airstrip: Apoka Airstrip

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