The accommodations in and around the park cater for all tourist segments.
- Starting with the most luxurious, the top of the bill Apoka Safari Lodge is situated prominently inside the park. Their swimming pool is legendary, as is their view over the Narus Valley. They offer game drives to customers that fly into the park. Prices range between $485 dollars in low season up to $740 in high season (last updated on 20-11 2014).
- Nga’Moru wilderness Camp borders the Narus Valley. Make right at the Kitgum gate and follow the firebrake for four kilometers. Nga’Moru hosts Safari Tents under thatch and luxureous Cabana’s. All accommodation is en-suite. The camp has one of the best views of the Narus Valley and big game often finds its way into the compound. Rates (20-11 2014): Single adult: $160 | Adults sharing: $120 ea. | Kids: $60 ea.
- The Buffalo Base is the center for all things cultural in the Kidepo Region. Just 8 kilometers outside the park, situated in the village of Karenga, this Dutch owned budget to mid-range guesthouse is a fantastic mix between local guests and tourists. The rooms in the Buffalo Base are spacious and there is a campsite with a fireplace. Apart from culture based tours, the Buffalo Base offers spectacular guided hikes in the mountain range next to Karenga. If you have any questions about Karamoja or the road conditions, just give them a call. The Buffalo Base always has electricity for charging camera’s and laptops. Rates (20-11 2014): Single room: UGX 50.000 | Twin Room: UGX 90.000 | Dorm bed: UGX 30.000.
- The Apoka Banda’s are situated in the park. Though basic and lacking a view, they are a good starting point for your safari. The campfire is always a good place to share stories with other travelers. Book a banda through UWA.
- The campsites in the park are for the adventurous that appreciate sharing toilets with lions, or stepping in elephant droppings as they get out of their tents. For camping in Kidepo, you always have to bring your own tent. No one leaves the campsites without a good story. Keep in mind that apart from the camping fee, you also have to pay for a ranger to stay with you during the night. Book through UWA.