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Kara-Tunga’s mission is to Develop Community Tourism throughout the Karamoja region aimed at sustainable enhancement of community livelihoods, preserving Karamoja cultural heritage and positively impacting the image of the region.

  • Birding in Pian Upe and Karamoja Northeastern Uganda

    Off-the-beaten track Birding in Pian Upe Reserve, Northeastern Uganda

    Birding in Pian Upe Reserve, Northeastern Uganda – The birds were simply amazing. Besides many typical East-African savanna species (which are not so easy to find in Uganda but are fairly common in Kenya and Tanzania) we spotted many of the more localised “specials” like…

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    Exciting Birds on the slopes of Mountain Moroto

    Exciting Birds on the slopes of Mountain Moroto  – A hike up into the mountain from Moroto town into the woodlands with beautiful views, exciting birds and mountain air with sightings of The Boran Cisticola (One of the rare bird species birder Tony Byarugaba had been tirelessly searching for in vain, turned out to be …

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    Wonderful birds in Karamoja, Northeastern frontier of Uganda

    Wonderful Birds Karamoja Northeastern Uganda – One of the treasures of Uganda’s Northeastern Karamojaland is the unique Birdlife sighted from the wetlands system in the South and West, the lush forests around the mountain ranges and the thorny acacia thickets and Savannah grasslands on the undulating plains in between.

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    Granite Rock ‘Ruoth’ in Abim offers Uganda’s best Climbing

    Granite Rock ‘Ruoth’ in Abim offers Uganda’s best Climbing – The Ruth rock nicknamed ‘Chief’, is called one of Uganda’s most impressive rock features with some of the best climbing found in Uganda. Though climbed by only a few frontiers with the first found record in 1957.

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    Climbing the Mysterious Granite Rock Ruoth in Abim Uganda

    Climbing the Mysterious Granite Rock Ruoth in Abim District of Northeastern Uganda (February 2013) – Beyond Abim we soon found ourselves staring at the incredible piece of rock we had come to climb, an immense granite dome called Ruoth (The Chief). The main face was 500m of smooth, black, undulating granite, not devoid of weaknesses …

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    Assessment Karamoja Hiking Guides on Mount Moroto

    Practical Assessment Karamoja Hiking Guides on Mount Moroto – We have concluded a fantastic week of assessing Karamoja’s Hiking Guides along the Warrior Nomad Trail for a future made-to-measure training programme that will be piloted with this group next year.

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  • DeJong Mount Kara-Tunga Karamoja Tours Travel Kadam Hiking Trekking

    Hiking Untamed Mountains of Karamoja in Northeastern Uganda

    Hiking Untamed Mountains of Karamoja in Northeastern Uganda – Kara-Tunga is developing a trail for untamed outdoor adventure (hiking, cycling, walking) with authentic cultural experiences through Uganda’s lesser travelled Karamojaland.

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    Birding in and around Moroto

    By Herbert Byaruhanga – This bird was our bird of the day. According to the Birdlife International distribution map, the White-bellied Canary (Crithagra dorsostriata) enters Uganda slightly.

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    Karamoja Hiking Guides Assessment on Mount Moroto

    Kara-Tunga is building a sustainable community-lead regional adventure tourism sector in Karamoja land (Northeastern Uganda) by skilling Hiking Guides on Mount Moroto.

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    Karamoja Tour Guides complete Second workshop development Assessment tools Uganda Tourist Guide

    We are proud to see our tour guides (Emmanuel, Peter, Brian and Thomas) being part of this milestone in professionalising Uganda’s tourism sector through government regulated licensing of tourist guides.

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