Mountain Hiking In Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Climbing to the Napedet cave is one of the best experiences of hiking

Mountain Hiking And Guided Nature Walks In Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Mountain hiking and guided nature walks- Driving through Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve presents you to an endless flow of Savannah plains, scattered with Acacias and Sausage trees and rocky ridges, comprised of three mountains – Mount Kadam, Mount Napak, and Mount Elgon. When you look beyond the horizon, you will see these mountains extending high above the sky. These mountains allow mountaineering opportunities for example climbing to the Napedet cave is one of the best experiences of hiking while in Pian Upe wildlife reserve. This climb tests one’s level of physical fitness, working on health levels and granting awesome sights of the reserve’s ranges. Napedet cave is a famous earliest recreational place for the first inhabitants of this area who would gather to involve in painting before the area was gazetted. Visitors get an opportunity to see odd paintings of Roan Antelope, Baboons, Hartebeests, as well as Giraffes that once roamed the reserve’s open plains. 

Packing List For Mountain Hiking And Guided Nature Walks In Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Just like anyone would prepare for a gorilla trekking safari, visiting Pian Upe wildlife reserve needs adequate preparation in what to bring given its inadequate resources to host visitors. There are key things one has to come along when visiting the reserve namely;

You are highly recommended to pack comfortable light clothes of neutral colors. However, warm clothes are also recommended since the evenings and early mornings often get chilly.

Comfortable closed shoes are highly recommended especially if you are going to hike on one of the mountains when you visit Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve.

For those who prefer camping, you are strongly advised to come with your camping equipment such as tent and beddings, own cup, plate and other necessary daily things to use.

You are advised to pack Insect repellent to protect you from wild flies and safari bugs

You will need to pack some sunscreen lotion, sunglasses, and a sunhat, as this semiarid part of the country can get pretty hot.

Remember to come along with your toiletries (lotion, toothpaste, toothbrush, bath soap, deodorant, and lip balm.

Carry gadgets that can take some decent photos, cameras for photography, binocular for bird watching, and distant objects. You will want to keep memories of this stunning landscape, and photos will help you tell your stories.

A portable external battery charger/power bank is highly suggested as the electricity can be on and off sometimes, especially during the night. Remember to carry a touch for lighting.

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