Safaris To Pian Upe

Below are the top tours enjoyed in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and they include

Safaris To Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Pian Upe wildlife reserve safaris: The reserve thrills with numerous tourist activities that one can enjoy while on Uganda wildlife safari. However, this wildlife reserve is amongst the least visited destinations in Uganda just like Kidepo valley national park but given a chance to explore it, you will enjoy the unbeaten experience as you come across plenty of wildlife species that call Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve their home. Its strategic location within the North-Eastern part of Uganda, making it a perfect destination to visit while on a wildlife safari to Sipi falls as well as to Kidepo valley national park to make up a perfect combination.

Below are the top safaris enjoyed in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and they include;

Game viewing safaris in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Like any other savanna destination in Uganda, game viewing is one of the main tourism activities carried out within the Pian Upe national wildlife reserve. With its landscape of about 2,275km2, Pian Upe wildlife reserve is the second-largest protected area in Uganda just after the largest and oldest park, Murchison falls national park.

While on wildlife viewing safari in Pian Upen wildlife reserve, tourists are rewarded with charming encounters with numerous wildlife species among which include Roan antelopes found only in Pian Upe, Jackals, Cheetahs, Hyenas, Cape Buffalo, Aardvark, DIK Dik, Uganda kob, Buffaloes, Serval cats, Lions, Leopards, Zebras, several species of primates like Pats monkeys, Vervet monkeys, olive baboons and many more without forgetting abundant of birdlife among others.

The most challenging thing with game viewing in Pian Upe wildlife reserve is that the trails are bushy and not well developed thus not easy to spot some of the animals but with a 4×4 safari vehicle with a pop-up roof, you will have a good time safari. Expect to meet a few tourists on your game viewing safari since it is one of the least visited gazette destinations in Uganda thus you might have the whole reserve all by yourself.

One may choose to spend an entire day, 2 days, or even 3 days depending on how you wish to explore this fabulous Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve. Taking on a morning to meet some of the nocturnal animals and evening game drives is the best way to view as many animals as possible with spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset.

Birding and Bird watching safaris in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

With the thick blush in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, trust me birding and bird watching safaris are some of the best things you shouldn’t miss out on while on your Uganda wildlife safari to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve. Numerous unique bird species can be spotted in a few destinations in Uganda and Pian Upe wildlife reserve is one of those destinations with a very eco-friendly environment suitable for bird watching as long as you have your binoculars well set and follow the right trails for birding.

Here are some of the different bird species to look out for while in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and they include both endemic species such as the Karamoja Apalis which can only be seen in North Eastern Uganda in areas of Kidepo valley national park and Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, Ostriches, African Hill Babbler, Superb starlings, Black-throated Wattle-eye, Secretary bird, rare shoebill stock, Abyssinian ground hornbill, Eastern Bronze-napped Pigeon, and Dusky Turtle Dove to mention but a few.

Community tours in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Probably you need to know more about the communities that stay along pian Upe wildlife reserve and this is best done by carrying out Community tours/ community safaris where you get a chance of taking on a guided safari with help of the experienced local guide as you visit several homesteads. You may as well opt to attend some parties such as wedding ceremonies, traditional performances like music dance and drama by the locals and much more as you mix with the local Karamojong in their settlement, visit their Manyatta, take part in different cultural activities such as milking since they are popular cattle keepers, learn how milk is preserved and how ghee is made from milk.

Mountain climbing safaris and guided nature walks

You need to spend sufficient time discovering different hills and mountains that surround Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and this can be accomplished through guided nature walks and mountaineering safaris. Amongst the mountains to climb while on your climbing safari in Pian Upe wildlife reserve include Mount Kadam that stands at an altitude of 3,063 meters above sea level, mount Moroto at an altitude of 3,083 meters above sea level, and mount Napak at an altitude of 2,538 meters above sea level

During the hike, climb, and guided nature walk in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, tourists are rewarded with spectacular views of several attractions such as caves that have beautiful old paintings, there is yet an opportunity to come across the Roan Antelope, lions, zebras, Hartebeests, and many other wildlife species within Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve.


Let us know when you wish to have a wildlife safari to Pian Upe wildlife reserve and here at Africa adventure vacations, we shall be in a position to organize for you a perfect one and your loved ones. You may as well opt to combine your safari to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve with a visit to Sipi falls and Kidepo valley national park among others.

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