Kidepo Valley National Park With 4×4 Rentals Uganda
Kidepo Valley National Park is a national park in the Karamoja region in northeast Uganda. Kidepo is rugged savannah, dominated by the 2,750 meters Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus rivers.
The park consists of the two major valley systems of the Kidepo and Narus Rivers. The valley floors lie between 3,000 feet and 4,000 feet
Kanangorok is a tepid hot spring in the extreme north of the park, in Lotukei, South Sudanese boundary. This spring is the most permanent source of water in the park.
Most of the park is open tree savannah. Because of differences in rainfall with annual averages of 89 centimeters in Narus and 64 centimeters in the Kidepo basin vegetation and animal populations vary between the two valleys.
Perennial water makes River Kidepo an oasis in the semi-desert which hosts over 86 mammal species including spotted hyena, lion, cheetah, leopard, wild dog, elephant, giraffe, zebra, African buffalo, bat-eared foxes, Rothschild’s giraffe as well as almost 500 bird species.
Streams in the Kidepo Valley are likewise dotted with palms. Higher areas have whistling thorn acacias bush.
Activities in Kidepo national park includes, game viewing, culture, birding, sightseeing etc. Accommodation around the park include, savanna, Apoka safari lodge, Ngamorou, Adere etc