The most northern accommodation in our region made well deserved headlines in the Vogue: “Apoka Safari Lodge is a shocking oasis of luxury in the middle of the rugged savannah.”

Kidepo Valley National Park inhabits Uganda’s northernmost tip. This is the Africa you’re picturing: a dry, fawn-colored landscape dotted with Tim Burton–esque acacia shrubs and fat Kigelia trees, and the roar of lions rolling in from distant hills. (…) Come for the remoteness; on three half-day game drives, my group encountered elephants, zebras, giraffes, lions—and zero other jeeps.”

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