Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve Northern Uganda, second largest conservation
The Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve is one of the historical basins one would describe to be a recreational experience centre for both the locals and our visitors planning for a Uganda Safari visiting the karamoja sub region of north-eastern Uganda, Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve is one of the second largest conservation protected and managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority.
There is this kind of experience, the sweet breeze and the beautiful singing birds in the northern Uganda plains that are worthy any Uganda holiday Safari, having a short nature walk through the northern Uganda grass crisping under our feet is a comforting authentic tour.
History of Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve
Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve came up into existence from a a nucleus project, extended in by the government’s mission to concert land south of river Greek aiming at improving agriculture, retarded the viability of this wildlife conservation in the whole area by then known and gazetted as the Debasien Animal Sanctuary in 1958.
Due to the Organic nature and the shady glades in the area, it gave a sweet taste and desire to expand it northwards in 1964, thus attaining its current the Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, a place that no man would just bypass without having a lean against it due to its breath-taking scenic views and its habitants.
What to do and see at Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve
The leaf-carpeted path to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve gives you gripping views to the northern plains and the northern culture, extending to the reserve through the dry orchard of twisted plant species opening in an awe of the mixed sized and majesty of the vast tree species that keep the kind of fresh organic aroma.
Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve is a home to the Cheposukunya hot springs well known for geothermal tapping in the place, this place is a stunning hotspot for bird lovers, over 100 bird species can be seen in the area, On your lucky day, you will be welcomed by the giant northern Ostriches, other bird species include; African eagles, herons, owls, egrets, Cormorants, Darters, Pelicans, hawks, jacanas, cranes, turacos, plovers and lapwings, woodhoopoes, grass birds and so many more.
Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve is a destined centre for the various undisturbed plant, shrubs and grass specie that like dwelling in the semi-arid region northern plain, that less often receives rainfall throughout the year, the good point to note here on your Uganda Safari is that, it stills holds some of the vast un exploited land. Most common plant and grass species recorded in the park include thatching grass and bristle species, Harrisonia abyssinica, bushwillows, and red spike-thorns, butterfly pea and wooly caper bush.
Not forgetting that Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve is a destination centre for wildlife game viewing Safaris, enjoying guided game drives to Uganda Mammals and reptiles, with our trained Safari guide on your Uganda Safari, we take you to the nother plains of the Reserve to look at Carnivores like Spotted hyenas, Jackals, Leopards, Wildcats, primates like vervet Monkeys, Günther's dik-di, Waterbuck, Klipspringer, oribi (commony seen in the reserve), Crested porcupine and so many mammals. Some of the reptiles include: rock pythons, puff adders, water snakes, chameleons, geckos, common agama and so many more.