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[[pt:Reserva de Caça Ajai]]

Latest revision as of 18:13, 9 July 2010

Ajai Game Reserve is in Northern Uganda.

Understand[edit]

A game reserve in northern Uganda of 16,600 hectares.

History[edit]

Originally put under the personal protection of the powerful local chief named Ajai, in 1937. Until 1980 the reserve protected one of the few remaining populations of White Rhinos, that are now extinct in this reserve. Plans are underway to reintroduced the Rhino by the Uganda government.

Landscape[edit]

On the west bank of the Albert Nile. Rolling grass land.

Flora and fauna[edit]

Today the major animals are Uganda Kob, Common Duiker, Olive baboon, Black & White Colobus, Vervet Monkey, Warthog, Leopard, Sitatunga, Oribi, Hippo, Croc and python snake is commonly seen. Plans are underway to reintroduce Nile Buffalo, Lelwel Hartebeest, Plains Zebra and White Rhinos. Considerable bird life.

Climate[edit]

Tropical. Major rains April/May and Oct/Nov.

Get in[edit]

6 and 1/2 hours drive from Kampala or fly from Kampala to Arua airport, the safari company will pick you up.

Fees/Permits[edit]

$15 per day

Get around[edit]

By foot or safari vehicle.

See[edit]

wildlife

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

local crafts

Eat[edit]

In the safari camps's restaurant

Drink[edit]

In the safari camp's restaurant

Sleep[edit]

In the safari camp

Lodging[edit]

www.bahr-el-jebel-safaris.com has safaris that stop at Ajai

Camping[edit]

resticted to around the Reserve's adminstration building

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]


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