Attractions In Kidepo National Park

Attractions In Kidepo National Park : Kidepo national park is among the most notable national parks in Uganda that you should visit to understand more of the different attractions that the park has to offer which will give you access to a number of different areas as you embark on exploring it. Continue reading the article to get an insight of the species you will watch to prepare for the different activities in Kidepo national park;

Culture

With visiting Kidepo national park, you can visit the ik people an interesting group of people with unique cultures that will make your safari experience. The ik people can be found in small group and each group is surrounded by an outer wall made from thorns to form a protective fence that you will get to witness when you make your way to their homesteads, they have unique cultures for instance with bride price during a wedding; they will offer five bee hives, chickens, goats, money instead of cattle which they gave up on because of the constant raids which killed a number of people. Visit the ik people and also get entertained by their cultural dances and also get to taste their food for a memorable safari experience.

Herbivores and carnivores

Among other rewarding attractions in Kidepo national park that can be seen include the carnivores and the herbivores that can be seen when you participate in the game drives in Kidepo national park. The park is home to over 80 mammal species of which 28 mammal species cannot be seen elsewhere in Uganda for a memorable safari experience. during the morning game drive, you will watch a number of early risers in the park like the elephants, elands, gazelles, buffaloes, Uganda kobs and many other attractions as they graze within the park’s plains and during the evening game drives in the park by participating in evening game drives like the carnivores like the lions, leopards, spotted hyenas that will make your safari experience which will help you watch how the species hunt for their prey in the wild which is quite fascinating to watch.

Bird species

Travellers interested in birding in Uganda will have the most memorable experience visiting Kidepo national park which will lead you to a number of numerous bird species which will give you access to the different bird species. During birding in Uganda, you will have the opportunity to access about 100 bird species during your birding expedition are number of other bird species that can be seen include; African Darter, African Wattled Lapwing, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Common Squacco Heron, Crowned Lap wing, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Great Egret, White-breasted Cormorants, Pied Kingfishers, Osprey, Double-tooth Barbet, Yellow-bellied Waxbill, Familiar Chat, Brown-throated Wattle-eye and Spot-flanked Barbet and many other rewarding attractions in the wild for a memorable safari experience.

Attractions In Kidepo National Park
Pied Kingfishers

Narus valley

Another important attraction in the park is the narus valley which is a rolling plain enclosed by distant mountains with permanent water source where a number of wildlife converge to quench their thirst during the dry season but with the different herbivores that can be seen in the valley, you will have the chance to watch a number of carnivores as well which will give you the opportunity to watch how they hunt for their prey which is quite fascinating to watch. With the permanent source of water in the park it should be noted that it is the only area in the park that is always green, you will also have the chance to watch the exceptional mountains and the hills in the valley as you participate in the game drives in Kidepo national park.