Located in the extreme North of the country bordering with Sudan and Kenya. Due to its remote location this park is less visited, but it has the most spectacular scenery of mountains and vast savannah landscapes.

The park is home to the Karimojong pastoralists. Animal species found in the region include; giraffe, ostrich, elephant, cheetah, leopard, kudu, zebra, buffalo, amongst others.
At times of unrest in Sudan, the north section of the park is closed.


Covers an area of 1,344 sq.km.

Getting There

It is 840km from Kampala and although the journey can be tough, taking up to two days, the diverse landscape past makes the journey worthwhile. There is also a light aircraft airstrip at Akopa

What to do

Bird viewing, Game viewing, Camping, Sight-seeing.

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