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Ajai Game Reserve

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Ajai Game Reserve is in Northern Uganda.

Understand

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

History

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

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

Flora and fauna

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

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

Get in

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

Fees/Permits

$15 per day

Get around

By foot or safari vehicle.

See

wildlife

Do

Buy

local crafts

Eat

In the safari camps's restaurant

Drink

In the safari camp's restaurant

Sleep

In the safari camp

Lodging

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

Camping

resticted to around the Reserve's adminstration building

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out


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