Uganda Travel Guide
The Pearl of Africa is the second most populous landlocked nation in the world. This beautiful country shares Lake Victoria with 2 neighbouring countries that are Tanzania and Kenya. Located in the East African plateau, Uganda is positioned west of Kenya, south of South Sudan, east of the Democratic Republic of Congo and north of Tanzania. Main cities are Kampala and Entebbe.
Hotels & Lodges in Uganda
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Uganda Safaris and Tourism
Uganda is a landscape of towering mountains, thick rainforests and deep lakes. This country is ecologically rich in plant and animal species. It has about 1,062 species of birds and 364 species of mammals. The wonderful landscape features the point where the Western African jungle and Eastern savannah meets. One of the most interesting things to do for tourists exploring Uganda is safari.
Uganda safaris are culminated by a mountain or volcanoes Gorilla trekking experience. Gorilla and chimpanzees Safaris in Uganda takes place at Bwindi National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Uganda has also lot of other National Parks & Game Reserves to explore: Kibale National Park and its tropical forest, Mount Elgon NP, the extinct shield volcano, Murchison Falls NP with its 43m-tall waterfall, Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Airport and Traveller Tips
On the shores of Lake Victoria, Entebbe International Airport is the principal international airport of Uganda. It is about 41 km (25 miles) of the CBD of Kampala, the city built on seven hills, and the capital of Uganda. Book your preferred hotel near the Uganda main Airport by checking the full list of over 600 hotels in Uganda.
The official language is English while other native languages such as Langi, Luganda, Runyoro and Runyankole, Rukiga are spoken across the country.
Uganda, like most African countries, is cash oriented with the US Dollar as the preferred foreign currency. Credit card payment is very limited and traveller cheques are not accepted anywhere.