Where to Stay in Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda

Luxury Safari Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park

Apoka Safari Lodge

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The rooms at Apoka have been constructed in way that they give maximum comfort in to guests. Some of the things in the lodge are made by hands by the help of local craftsmen, everything is large and capacious. The lodge has ten well-built expansive rooms with natural canvas walls that surround a rocky kopje with endless views across the savannah. The private verandas and inside sitting rooms are built in manner that they act as comfortable places where clients can relax, read and sprawl.


Big hand-hewn beds with soft duvets are draped with mosquito nets, hand-woven woolen carpets, extra-large plush towels, over-sized dressing gown you may be as far away from the city as you’ll ever be, but you won’t miss a thing. Step outside to a sheltered terrace and slip into your own outdoor stone bathtub, big enough to fit the whole family.

The lodge rooms are categorized as the following below, It has 6 rooms with one king bed, 4 rooms with 2 queen size beds,

The beds in the hotel rooms provided with electric lights, Nets to protect clients from mosquitoes, and power points .They also have en-suite bathroom with flush toilets, double basins, showers with big shower rose, hot and cold water,. Its hot water is solar powered

The rooms also are built with provision of private outdoor bath tub, with privacy screening.

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The swimming pool at Apoka Lodge is deep -cool and has been carved out of the big rock. This is the kind of pool that makes you want to jump in, splashing and yelling, feeling like a kid again.

The activities in the lodge are private dinners and Picnics, Community tours to the local community and the ,Game drive, Night game drive, Walking safari, Bird watching, Visits to the local village, Karamajong dance performance

As far as responsible travel is concerned, a poka safari lodge helps to support the surrounding communities by organizing community activities where all the communities are involved.


Mid range Safari Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park

Nga Moru Wilderness Camp.         

Nga’Moru Camp is situated on the border of the Kidepo Valley National Park, only 4 km from the Katarum Gate. Comfortable accommodation is provided in either the Safari Tents under thatch or in the Cabanas.

Nga Moru Forest camp

Nga’Moru is located on a hill, with spectacular views of the Narus Valley and the savannah plains stretching all the way to the Morungole Mountains. They offer a true bush experience in one of the beautiful game parks in Uganda.
The hotel facilities are few but only limited to Laundry facilities, On-site Parking.

Nga Moru Wilderness Camp always requires guests to deposit at least 50% in order to confirm booking and the balance is payable 30 days prior to arrival.

The camp has two Cabanas, each with its own unique and private view of the Kidepo Valley National Park and the other Features are En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Single beds, No Smoking in Rooms

There are three Safari Tents under thatch roofs, each with beautiful views of the Kidepo Valley National Park. Thatched roof are available to provide a cozy relaxing atmosphere with the capacity of two occupants. The tents are self-contained with basic units.

Basic Safari Lodges in Kidepo Valley National Park

Apoka Rest Camp

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The Rest Camp is located in Kidepo Valley national park in northeast part of Uganda specifically in Karamoja region. The Camp is current operated by the Uganda Wildlife Authority, and it offers comfortable bandas within the national park, including bedding, mosquito netting and showers.
It is situated in the westerly Narus Valley, this park authority facility offers simple accommodation in ten thatched rondavels.
Sixteen self-contained chalets are offered at Apoka Rest Camp which is a hostel consisting of Fourteen Bandas each having 2 beds; the Bandas are actually not self-contained. With regard to visitors who choose camping, this park has 2 ‘Do it yourself’ camping grounds. You have to carry your own tent along with other camping gear.

Guests are recommended to carry enough food as well as drinks to last them throughout their stay within the park. Cooking may be organized by the  staff of the camp and also other additional diet for example chicken plus goat meat may be organized from the close by community intended for visitors that plan to stay for a longer time.

There is also Kakine Campsite located a short distance from Apoka and costs $ 5 per person per night. It has fresh drinking water and a long drop toilet and firewood will be brought to you.


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