Mount Moroto stands at 3,082 meters above sea level in the Karamoja region in the North East of Uganda. Over the last few decades the region has witnessed war and conflict which has left its peaks predominantly unclimbed. Recently there has been a large-scale amnesty on guns and dip in the levels of violence.
This is a forest reserve protecting a range of habitats from arid thorn Savannah to dry montane forest. Although a long hike is required to reach the higher areas, excellent arid thorn Savannah and rocky slopes are accessible from the town at the foot of the mountain.