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Uganda: Itineraries for everyone

Uganda location

Eastern Africa

Located

Land borders

DR Congo

Kenya

Rwanda

South Sudan

Tanzania

Uganda at a glance

Shilling (UGX)

Currency

Swahili

Language

Cheap (2 of 5)

Level of costs

Trendy (4 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Relative safe (50 / 100)

Safety index

Underdeveloped (52 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary brings you through Uganda (Eastern Africa) and it is a roundtrip from Juba. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
The climate is warm. For in Uganda it is possible to request the visa on arrival. You can pay with Shilling everywhere. These flight connection are taken during this route: Kampala - Juba. As a
South Sudan (plan South Sudan itineraries) citizen you use electronic with power sockets of the type C/D. For the journey you need: G. During your travel you have to speak Swahili but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
The itinerary brings you at the beginning to Kenya (plan Kenya itineraries) (Eastern Africa). Uganda are the next countries.
not safe countries are chosen... The climate is warm. For in
Kenya (more about Kenya itineraries) and Uganda it is possible to request the visa on arrival. If your passport is from Austria (plan Austria itineraries) and you use the power sockets type C/F, then you would still need: G. During your travel you have to speak Swahili. English should be enough for communication everywhere. You will need Kenya (plan Kenya itineraries)n Shilling and Shilling during this itinerary.

Things to do

Uganda! A country of rolling green hills, misty valleys and craggy mountains. Where lions stalk their prey through grasslands, hippos soak lazily in the shallows, and mountain gorillas move purposefully though tangled forests. Where the calm waters of Lake Victoria transform into the thundering rapids of the River ...

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When you arrive in Uganda, the chances are that unless you come overland, you’ll enter the country via Entebbe International Airport, about an hour south of Kampala on the shores of Lake Victoria. So I thought I’d share my suggestions of things to do in Entebbe. I’m currently based in Kampala, but am determined to see ...

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There are Bahá’í Houses of Worships all around the world, at least one in every continent. The only Bahá’í Temple in Africa is located in Kampala, Uganda. I had previously seen the Bahá’í gardens in Israel, so I was excited to see the temple in Uganda. The Bahai religion is quite new and ..

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3. Owino Market

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Plus, it has some of the bucket list-worthy adventures on the whole African continent, being one of the only places in the world for mountain gorilla trekking, and it’s a bit less touristy than nearby Kenya (more about Kenya) and Tanzania. Travelling in Uganda is awesome and ..

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Eat & drink

If you are planning to pay a visit to Africa, Uganda is that one magical country you shouldn’t miss to explore. What is interesting about Uganda is that it accommodates all kinds of travelers whether you are a budget or luxury traveler. It is one of the best safari destinations in Africa and ..

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The women of the family spent a lot of time in the garden cooking food. They had a kitchen in their house, but they told me they preferred to cook outside with a fire. ...

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A difference in meats in Ugandan food:

Not fast food…

Eating Ugandan food in the home and cultural differences

Eating and cooking Ugandan food with a local family was overall really humbling.

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Food in Uganda is not just matoke and chapati, but due to landscape with lots of water, Uganda is rich with different vegetables, fruit and even fish. There are even some crocodile farms, where you can try the crocodile steak. Simon and I did some cooking by ourselves and ..

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This is the first place I had a drink and food in Entebbe outside its airport and I’ve been back every time since then. It looks and it is modern. Its food is delicious and plenty and the drinks are also okay. I like their coffee and the biscuit accompanying it. The menu is pretty long with many choices and ..

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Worth to visit

The short answer is yes! This is one of my top ten travel experiences to date, no question. ...

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I would strongly recommend to go as soon as possible! Why? The main reason is because tourism hasn’t reached its peak yet! This means you are not cueing with 25 other jeeps in the same natural park to take a shot of that Giraffe or lion. Another reason is the friendliness of the locals (that might slightly change when ...

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Uganda is undoubtedly one of a few most excellent African safari destinations. Its tourism sector entirely depends on nature and what you shouldn’t miss to catch a glimpse at while on safari in this country are the rare mountain gorillas and the big game. Recently, it was ranked among the top destinations by National ...

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regulates the visitors to the park and how many people can see the endangered gorillas. The program is extremely well-managed, the rangers are well-trained, and the utmost care is given to not stressing the gorillas or putting anyone in danger. Therefore, you are only allowed to observe ...

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General

In the Africa tourism and travel industry, Uganda is not often considered among the top holiday destinations. The country is overshadowed by its more famous East African neighbors, Kenya (plan Kenya itineraries) and Tanzania, as well as South Africa (more about South Africa itineraries), Zambia, Botswana and Namibia in the South. However, travel enthusiasts with better ...

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Uganda is the pearl of Africa and many people have travelled to this beautiful less known country in the heart of Africa. Located between Kenya (Kenya itineraries), Tanzania, Rwanda and Sudan, Uganda is one of the upcoming travel destinations in Africa. The Lonely Planet voted as the best place to visit in 2012 and ..

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4. Unique Culture and Hospitable People

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Well, deciding to top Uganda on your travel list it’s because certain experiences expecting to see. But Uganda means nature and everything is nature given, when on a safari don’t over expect but let nature surprise and appreciate everything encountered. ...

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Churchill discovered the sprawling savannas and marveled at the snow-capped mountains, but he never saw one of Uganda’s primary attractions: the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park. While gorilla safaris definitely are a highlight of any trip to Uganda, the Pearl of Africa ...

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Itinerary

Regular readers of this blog will know that last year I spent four months living and working in Kampala, Uganda. During that time I took a few weekend trips out of the city , but I didn’t get a chance to explore the rest of the country until the very end of my stay, when my friend and fellow travel blogger Linn of www.

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How We Did Our Two-Week Uganda Itinerary

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You can choose to stay the night here and head of early in the morning like I did. I had started my early morning off with fresh papaya, watermelon, a banana, and orange juice. Rhino tracking is a once in a lifetime experience and can’t say there is anything like it in the world. You can get up to 100 feet from the ...

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I was bitten. I had to get the map out right away and see where Uganda was. Uganda is bordered by five countries, all of which have something on my list I’d love to see. I couldn’t wait to go. Did I mention Jim loves to drive? ...

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The Uganda Self Drive Itinerary Map

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In August 2011, we visited the string of National Parks in western Uganda, starting with Lake Byunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elisabeth National Park including the Ishasha Sector, Kibale Rain Forest, Semliki National Park, Murchison Falls National Park including Budongo Forest and ..

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Costs

. have been the best thing you will be searching for in an attempt to explore the traveling destinations of the city named Entebbe of the country of Uganda having potential making you fall in love with the multiple traveling spots in a highly effective manner. As a matter of fact, you should head towards this part of ...

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Uganda, one of the poorest countries, is NOT cheap… IF you live and move in the “tourist bubble”. That is difficult to avoid when visiting the National Parks in a reasonable time! ...

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Reduce Costs?

Splurge At Reasonable Costs?

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Aside from the fact that I wasn’t particularly impressed with the standard of accommodation at Red Chilli Hideaway in Kampala, and that I would have preferred NOT to track rhinos in the heat of the 1pm sun (although I accept that there wasn’t really much room for manoeuvre in ...

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, gorilla tracking rules and regulations, intensity of gorilla tracking hikes in each destination, quality of accommodation facilities around gorilla tracking destinations, other wildlife safari activities available apart from gorilla tracking as well as other tourist attractions near the gorilla tracking areas, ...

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Accommodation

. for the first two nights after we arrived in Uganda, and we were so impressed with the place that we returned for two nights at the end of our trip. ...

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I’ve stayed in hotels near the UN Support Base which have been okay and close to the places I wanted to go. One is the Hidden Treasury and the other Pulickal Hotel. Hidden Treasury is cheaper than Pulickal and provides a very basic breakfast to your room and free transport from/to airport.

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Without stunning accommodation, a safari in Uganda is never complete. Uganda comprises of wide range of accommodation facilities ranging from budget to luxury. ...

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Luxury lodges, tented camps, camping sites – there is a lot to choose from, depending on your budget and taste. In my opinion, the tented camps tend to give the best experience, as they will let you be closer to the nature in general. ...

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