Mount Napak

The port of Karamoja

Mount Napak (2,538m) is the third highest mountain of Karamoja. Due it’s unique location within the Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, you’re up for breathtaking panoramic views of the Karamoja planes and distance mountain ranges. But it’s also the toughest mountain to climb due to it’s steep cliffs and wild vegetation.


The steepness of the mountain makes it unfavourable for people to live on. Therefore the Karamojong and Iteso people live at the foot of the mountain. The mountain provides them food by hunting for small wild animals and having their gardens at the fertile foothills.

Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

As a perfect combination with a visit to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, take a 1,5 day guided hike to the summit for a panoramic view of the Game Reserve and the Karamoja plains at large.

mountains of karamoja, northeast uganda

Uganda’s northeastern border of the plateau is defined by a string of volcanic mountains that include Mountains: Morungole, Moroto, Kadam and Napak all of which exceed 2,538 metres in elevation. The southernmost mountain – Mount Elgon – is also the highest of the chain, reaching 4,321 metres.

  • Abseiling & Rock Climbing
  • Camping
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Trekking

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