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Apoka Safari Lodge

Apoka safari Lodge is a comfortable luxurious Lodge located in the stunning Kidepo valley national park. Kidepo Valley national park lies in the rugged, semi-arid valleys between Uganda’s borders with South Sudan and Kenya. The park has two rivers ie Narus river and Kidepo river which are seasonal and a semi-arid climate. Kidepo valley national park ranks among Africa’s finest wildernesses and offers excellent game viewing in Uganda with expert guides.

At Apoka safari Lodge the rooms are beautiful and very comfortable. The 10 expansive rooms with natural canvas walls surround a rocky kopje with stunning and breathtaking views across the savannah.  The rooms have an en-suite bathroom with double sinks and a tropical shower. There is a provision for water which is heated with solar power.

The private verandas on each of the rooms offers visitors views of the wildlife and landscape in the magnificent Kidepo valley national park. There is plenty of places to relax, read and drape oneself because the lodge has inside sitting rooms and private verandas. The big hand hewn beds with soft duvets at the lodge are placed well with mosquito nets, hand- woven woolen carpets, extra-large towels, over-sized dressing gowns to provide the a comfortable stay while at the lodge.

Apoka safari Lodge also has a swimming pool facility which is deep, cool and is carved out of the big rock offering guests a chance to cool off after the day’s activities. The lodge’s main house has a restaurant which offers three course meals and a lounge where guest can sit back and relax as they take in the beauty of the surrounding environment.

Activities near and around Apoka Safari Lodge

  • Game drives
  • Birding
  • Hiking and nature walks
  • Visit to the Karamojong Village (Manyatta)
  • Visit to the Ik people

 Getting there

How to get to Apoka Safari Lodge

  1. Drive from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda via Gulu arriving at the lodge in the evening this is a 12 hour drive, however most people prefer to break the journey in Gulu for overnight.
  2. Drive from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda via Mbale arriving at the lodge in the evening.
  3. Take a scheduled or chartered flight from Entebbe to Kidepo airstrip.