Kidepo is hundreds of kilometres away from Kampala; the capital city of Uganda but easily accessible all through the year by air. Charter flights are very possible for there is an airfield at Lomej close to Apoka; the tourism heart of the park. There are other airfields outside the park at Moroto, Gulu and Soroti but hundreds of kilometres away from the park. Smooth tarmac roads reach large urban centres close to Kidepo Valley National Parks from many fronts and then gravel roads connect to the park. Note, in dry season the roads may get dusty, while some sections of the roads get slippery in rain season. Endeavor to make inquiries about the routes before starting on your safari. 4WD vehicle is recommendable for the safari but not a necessity in dry season. The routes we advise travelers to use starting with the most prefered. Travelers are advised to spend a night in one of the highlighted urban centres to reduce the travel fatigue and arrive when fresh for the adventure.
  • Kampala – Karuma – Gulu – Kitgum – Kidepo = 571km (10 hours)
  • Kampala – Mbale – Sironko – Moroto – Kotido – Kaabong – Kidepo = 740km (12 hours)
  • Kampala – Mbale – Soroti – Moroto – Kotido – Kabong – Kidepo = 792km (13 hours)
  • Kampala – Karuma – Lira – Kotido – Kaabong – Kidepo = 705km (12 hours)
Smooth tarmac roads reach large urban centres close to Kidepo Valley National Parks from many fronts and then gravel roads connect to the park. Note, in dry season the roads may get dusty, while some sections of the roads get slipperly in rain season. Endeavour to make enquiries about the routes before starting on your safari. 4WD vehicle is recommendable for the safari but not a necessity in dry season. The routes we advise travelers to use starting with the most prefered. Travelers are advised to spend a night in one of the highlighted urban centres to reduce the travel fatigue and arrive when fresh for the adventure.
  • Kampala – Karuma – Gulu – Kitgum – Kidepo = 571km (10 hours)
  • Kampala – Mbale – Sironko – Moroto – Kotido – Kaabong – Kidepo = 740km (12 hours)
  • Kampala – Mbale – Soroti – Moroto – Kotido – Kabong – Kidepo = 792km (13 hours)
  • Kampala – Karuma – Lira – Kotido – Kaabong – Kidepo = 705km (12 hours)