Bokora Corridor Game Reserve

Bokora Corridor Game Reserve is part of the corridor wildlife reserves in Karamoja region. Bokora Corridor Game Reserve is situated in the dry plains of eastern Uganda and the fact that it’s roads are not in good condition makes it hard to be accessed especially in the wet (Rainy) seasons of the year. Bokora Corridor Game Reserve can best be accessed by a bad condition road in the dry season only.

Bokora Corridor Game Reserve

At the moment, there is no accommodation available at the reserve but Uganda Wildlife Authority is planning on constructing simple facilities for accommodation. The wildlife that reside in Bokora Corridor Game Reserve include the Giraffe, Gazelle, eland, Antelope plus more animals. A wide variety of birds also reside in Bokora Corridor Game Reserve which makes a favorite spot for birding safaris in Uganda.

Notably, there is a fact you have to know about these corridor game reserves. Karamojongs are portioned into separate ethnic groups which include the Bokora, the Upe, the Pian and the Matheniko who reside in respective game reserves that carry their ethnic name. The Bokora reside in the Bokora Corridor Game Reserve.

The Pian Upe game reserve, sits on an area approximated to be 2801 square kilometers stretching from Mountain Kadam all the way to Mountain Napak on it’s North. In the reserve circle resides a variety of wildlife like the extinct Rothschild’s Giraffe, zebras, lions, leopards, buffaloes plus more species. Pian Upe game reserve is so far considered the largest reserve in Uganda.

Portioning with the Bokora corridor game reserve Matheniko game reserve, these three games reserves put into place a broader ecosystem of mountains and Savannah all lying in a semi arid area. There are a lor of birds around their swamp terrains which creates an environment for birding safaris. Notably, of all the swamps; the best swamp for birding is the Loporokocho swamp because of the presence of species of birds that difficult to spot elsewhere in it. Such extinct birds that are found in Loporokocho swamp include the Ostrich , Jackson’s Hornbill, the White-headed Buffalo-Weaver plus so many more species of birds.