Apoka is found on a charming kopje looking over the Narus River valley within the distant Kidepo Valley National Park. This Park is positioned in the extreme northeastern part of Uganda, adjacent to the Napore Mountains in the West, Sudan to the North, as well as the Morungole Mountains towards the south. Uganda’s border with Kenyan is only 5km from the Eastern border with the Park. Kidepo offers a remarkable wildlife experience with an isolated and dazzling wilderness.
The rooms found at Apoka were beautifully constructed and adorned with wonderful pieces of art. Everything is hand crafted by local craftsmen; things are all large as well as capacious. Ten large rooms having canvas walls encompass a rocky kopje with never-ending views over the savannah. There is an inside common sitting rooms plus a private veranda offering lots of places to unwind and read. Large beds having soft duvets are well covered with mosquito-nets, woolen carpets, huge deluxe towels, extra-large dressing gowns.
All the room feature their own en suite bathroom having double sinks and huge tropical shower. Solar power is used to heat the Water. Outside on the sheltered terrace is a backyard stone bathtub, large enough to accommodate the entire family. The rooms are lit with electricity power.
By road it’s a minimum of Nine hours’ drive from the capital Kampala. The majority of guests fly as they head to Apoka, using the plane that belongs to the lodge or by a chartering private plane that operates 3 times a week through a local airline company called Eagle Air. There’s an airstrip very close to the lodge and also we operate complimentary transfers back and forth from the airstrip.
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