The journey to this isolated Park may be long but to a few who make it to the Park will agree with me that it’s a true Park worth visiting. To talk about the sites where the accommodations are located, are just wonderful as they offers glorious opportunity for scenic and wildlife viewing.
The famous back packer accommodations which caters mostly for travelers with minimum budget are located in a favorable area that allows viewing the Park scenery from all directions.
APOKA REST CAMPS
Located in the middle of the Park not far away from the upmarket Apoka Safari Lodge. The camp is well established with bandas of which some are self-contained with comfortable bedding, nets and bath rooms. Whereas others have enough space for bedding but lacks the bath rooms, the bath rooms are outside.
KIDEPO SAVANNAH LODGE
It is a budget/basic accommodation located next to Kidepo Valley National Park near Kalokudo gate.
With an excellent location, It offers a stunning views of Kidepo Valley National Park; Africa’s true wilderness Park with its expansive Narus Valley, Mount Morungole and the distant mountain ranges which form the border with Southern Sudan.
The accommodation at the lodge is presented in safari tents and tents
The lodge brags of 8 expansive safari tents. All standard tents are expansive with wide verandas to offer a stunning view of the spectacular Park. The safari tents consists of single and double beds that are softly furnished to provide comfort. The lighting fixtures allow for a natural and warm atmosphere within each tent to create a peaceful and harmonious blend with the surrounding environment.
Each luxury safari tents have ensuite bathroom with hot and cold showers, running water for hand-basins and a flushing toilet.
As budget option, Kidepo Savannah Lodge offers 9 non-self-contained tents. These are comfortably furnished with 2 single or 1 double bed, a bedside table and a power outlet for charging your electrical equipment. With outside bath rooms and toilets.
If you are looking for a place which is remote but incredibly breath-taking, then Kakine campsite in Kidepo Valley National Park is the right place for you. Indeed it’s a perfect escape from modern city filled with noise to a quite wilderness.
To be here in Kidepo, you get a clear views of the starry sky from anywhere you camp. This amazing place situated in the middle of the Park is considered to be among of the most beautiful place to camp from.
The sites are also strategically for viewing Park dwellers as they frequently wonder around.