HOW UNIQUE IS KARAMOJA-UGANDA SAFARI NEWS

Karamoja is a sub region found at north eastern Uganda consisting of seven districts that is, Kaabong District, Kotido District, Moroto District, Amudat District, Nakapiripirit District, Abim District and Napak District. Karamoja region has stored very many rich which are great tourist attraction and thus increasing Safaris to Uganda.Kaabong District lies to the Extreme northeast and is a home to Kidepo Valley National Park, the haven of wildlife species. Kidepo valley national Park is the only National Park where tourists on Uganda Safaris can have a chance to see Cheetah. The national park is on of Uganda’s riches national park with diverse wild life and surrounding culture.The region is a semi-arid plain with harsh climate and annual low rainfall. It is largely covered by savannah seasonal grasses and occasional small trees. The climate of the region favours the existence of the savannah wildlife like elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards among others. Tourists on Uganda safari to this region should put on light clothing and should carry with them many boxes of water.Karamoja lies at around 1400 metres (4500 feet) above sea level with the largest mountains being mount Kadam, Mount Moroto and Mount Napak lying at the boundary of karamoja. These mountains can be great attractions during safaris to Uganda if promoted as tourists’ attraction.Karamoja Sub-region in 2011 was the site of an important Fossil discovery. The discovery was med by Paleontologists who discovered the remains of Uganda pithecus major, a 20 million year old ancestor of the present day primates and thus putting Uganda on the map in terms of the scientific world.The people in this region are mainly Pastoralist who believes that wealth depends on their catties and that they are the only one to have the right to owning cattle. They however portray one of the riches culture in Uganda

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