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uganda gorilla safaris Tour Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park-Uganda-home to over 100 mammals & over 600 birds….

murchison falls Uganda safari This Uganda Tour takes you to the largest National Park, one of the most scenic parks on this earth! …

Kibale forest Uganda safari Visit Uganda and trail the primates of Kibale forest National Park, the chimpanzees, monkeys and more! …

bwindi and queen safari in uganda During this Uganda tour Trek the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & wildlife in queen Elizabeth park! …

giraffee-uganda-safaris On this Uganda tour, see the leopards, the lions, the Cape Buffaloes and the African Elephant, spotted hyenas, side stripped jackal…

tree-climbing-lions-uganda This Uganda tour encounter offers you an opportunity to explore a range of wild game including; cape Buffaloes, Leopards, Topi…

akageranp-giraffee Drive to the south west of Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park 417km about 7 hours’ drive…

Uganda Game Viewing Safari Wild Game Viewing Uganda Tour in Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo more! …

wildlife-murchison-falls On this Uganda tour, view wild life like zebras, Impalas, buffaloes, Rothschild giraffes, Topis and eland that are herbivores and leopards, hyenas …

Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest Uganda safari Enjoy your Wildlife Uganda Tour and launch cruise in Murchison with the primates of Kibale forest! …

kibale-chimps-uganda-safari-tours On this Uganda tour, you will see 13 species of Primate and among others they include Common Chimpanzees, the Black and White Colobus Monkeys …

uganda safari Fly to Murchison Falls and Semuliki for game viewing and chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest on this Uganda tour..

uganda safari Embark on the drive through the park landscapes to tour Uganda`s big five namely the lions, Leopards, Elephants and Buffaloes

8 days uganda tour Trail and tour much of Kidepo, Murchison Falls & Mount Elgon National Parks on this Uganda Tour and discover unique wild animals. …

tea plantations in uganda Visit diary farms, tea and coffee estates, factories and plantations on your Tour to Uganda…

mount elgon uganda safari Visit Mount Elgon in the East for village walks and hikes on this physical Uganda Tour trip…

mountain rwenzori 9 days uganda safari Do a mountaineering Uganda Tour adventure, hike all the thrilling peaks of the Rwenzoris….

4 days-wildlife-tour The tour incorporates wild game viewing, chimpanzee trekking and mountain gorilla trekking. …

mountain-rwenzori-uganda The legendary mountains of the moon tower in the west of Uganda rising to 5,109m above sea level with snow capped peaks….

uganda camping trip Enjoy camping in the wilderness of the Uganda National Parks on our camping tour in Uganda…

mountain-rwenzori-uganda 16 Days Uganda Tour allows one to climb Mount Rwenzori for three days exploring the magical Mahoma trail…

rafting Tour the source of the Nile River – the world’s longest River and do half day white water rafting….

gorilla-tours 16 Days Uganda Tour allows one to climb Mount Rwenzori for three days exploring the magical Mahoma trail…

birdwatching safaris in uganda See much of exciting birds including rarities, endemic birds and migrants on this Uganda tour! ..

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We offer a range of high quality Uganda tours and we specialize in customized tours such as Gorilla trekking tours and Wildlife tours in Uganda national parks, Birding tours, Cultural tours, agricultural tours and Eco-tourism, mountain Rwenzori climbing tour,rafting along the Nile River, as well as quality tour and luxury car hire for individuals, families and groups of any size. Whether you want a three hour tour of Kampala, a private “all inclusive” Africa holiday in Uganda or just a day out in the beautiful countryside – we can help.

Our Uganda tour safaris are available on both a scheduled and a private basis. Join us on one of our private tours or let us customize for you a private Africa safari tour of your choice. Because we understand the variations in our clients` needs, we endeavour to discuss with our clients and suggest to them what may be perfect for their  Uganda tour. By so doing, we design unique excursions for every traveler that explores Uganda and Rwanda.

Our Uganda tours / trips usually range between 3  days short Uganda tour to 21 days Long Uganda tour (3 weeks) adventuring the tourism diversity in Uganda. Right from the dry vastness of Kidepo National Park in the north, Queen Elizabeth savannah plains, the mighty river Nile and her magnificent Murchison Falls, the rainy forests plus savannah valley of Semliki National Park , to the Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park known for gorilla trekking that lies in the south east of Uganda, a tour in Uganda will definitely surprise you beyond your African tour expectations.

Uganda’s history as a Uganda Tour product

Uganda is positioned along the Equator engulfed by the Great Lakes of Africa and with no access to the sea. The earliest foreigners to arrive in Uganda were Arabs in 1840s and were then followed by the European explorers of British origin on the year 1962 for Speke and Stanley in 1875.

location of uganda on the African map

The foreigners would approach the Buganda Kingdom first due to its proximity to Lake Victoria which was their main point of entry and the reigning King by then was King Muteesa I. Read more

Requirements for travelling to tour Uganda

Visas for Uganda– do you need a visa to enter / tour  Uganda?: Uganda entry, exit and visa requirements


Any world traveler interested in a Uganda tour is required to be in possession of a valid passport issued by the respective country of origin. Uganda immigration Authorities requires that the passport copy should be 6 months valid and must have at least one page where the stamp can be put.

Regarding the citizens of the East African Community, it can be noted that they do not require passports to enter Uganda. They can travel under the admissible temporary document and use their national identification cards for identification.

Visa; where to get Uganda Visa? Do I need to buy Visa to Uganda?


Uganda is one of those countries that apply the reciprocal Visa Programme where by nationals of countries that do not request Ugandan citizens to buy Visa are also allowed to enter into Uganda for free and vice versa.

Uganda Visa can be obtained at the arrival desk at Entebbe International Airport at USD100 per Visa as per the fees revision that took effect on July 1st 2015. The Uganda Visa can also be secured at other land border posts of the country like Malaba, Busia, Lwakhakha, Suam river, Mbale for Kenya; Oraba, Atyak, Afugi, Gulu, Madiyope/Madi Opei (Mosingo) , Madiyope/Madi Opei(Tseretenya) for South Sudan; Mpondwe, Ntoroko, Butogota, Ishasha, Bunagana, Goli, Paidha, Vurra, Lia, Arua and Bunagana (Busonga) for Democratic Republic of Congo; Bunagana (Bunagana), Katuna (Gatuna), Mirama hills (Kagitumba), Chanika ( Ruhengeri) to Bunagana in DRC, Kamwezi (Buziba) and Rwempesha (Kizinga) for Rwanda.

The Uganda Visa can also be secured from the local Ugandan consulate / Embassy in the country of Origin.

The Uganda Tourist Visa costs $100 for the nonresident foreigners while the resident foreigners i.e. those that live in the East African community in possession of a varied work permit is waived of the Visa fees with in the northern corridor states which Uganda is among.

Visa Exemption; who is not supposed to pay for Uganda Visa? Am i exempted from buying visa to Uganda?

Uganda exempts the nationals of the following countries from buying her Visa. These are in three categories;

The first group comprises of countries under the East African community arrangement namely; Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya

The second group comprises of countries under the COMESA arrangement namely; Angola, Eritrea, Madagascar, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia, Comoros, Kenya, Mauritius and Zimbabwe.

The third group comprises of other friendly countries including; Antigua, Barbados, Fiji, Grenada, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, The Grenadines, Vanuatu, Ghana, Cyprus, Bahamas, Belize, Gambia, Jamaica, Malta, Singapore and St. Vincent-Tonga.

By exemption, it means that the nationals can travel to Uganda without applying for Visa.

Visa Duration: Howe long the Uganda visa last? How long can i stay on tour in Uganda with my Tourist Visa?

The Uganda Tourist Visa lasts for 3 months – 90 days and is only limited to leisure and recreation and visiting friends and family other than work.

Vaccination: Which Vaccination do i need to take when planning a Uganda tour?

Uganda requires that you get vaccinated against Yellow fever and a proof of yellow fever certificate is always presented as a must upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport.

You can always check on Uganda Immigration website for any update regarding Uganda travel information

Uganda Flights: Flights to Uganda, Uganda Airlines, Airlines to Uganda, Airfare, Air tickets to Uganda

Uganda is accessible from various points of the world and travellers interested in undertaking tours to Uganda can book the Uganda flights through a local agent in their home countries, through airlines directly, international ticket vendors most of which are on line or contact us – Prime Uganda safaris and tours Ltd for assistance.

It can be noted that Entebbe International Airport is connected to all dominant cities of the world for both cargo and passenger handling services. Uganda though with no operating national carrier at the moment is an accessible destination. A range of international carriers operate flights to Uganda through Entebbe International Airport from Canada, United States, France, Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, China, Dubai, South Africa, Germany, Kenya, Rwanda among others.

Perched on the shores of Lake Victoria, the Entebbe International Airport presents itself as the main gateway to Uganda and a center for out bound travel. At 40km from Kampala – the capital of Uganda, Entebbe peninsular itself has good accommodation provisions that make it self-reliant if one arrives late or doesn’t feel comfortable with further drive to Kampala. Entebbe International Airport is gaining an increasing ground in East Africa in handling both regional and international flights on a regular basis.


Scheduled Airlines, destinations and Addresses

Airline Destination
Brussels Airlines Brussels
British Airways London-Heathrow (ending 3rd October 2015)
Egypt Air Cairo
Emirates Dubai-International
Ethiopian Airlines Juba, Kigali, Addis Ababa
Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi
fly Dubai Bujumbura, Dubai-International
Fly-SAX Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Qatar Airways Doha
Kenya Airways Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
South Supreme Airlines Juba, Khartoum
South African Airways Johannesburg-OR Tambo
KLM Amsterdam
Rwanda Air Kigali, Juba, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
United Airlines Limited Adjumani, Arua, Gulu, Nebbi, Moyo, Pakuba
Fast jet Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro

There are also Airlines that offer specialized passenger service to the respective nonstop destinations

Airline Destination
United Nations Humanitarian Air Service Bunia, Goma, Juba, Kisangani, Lubumbashi

Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport also has specialized cargo flights to and from various points of the world. This is important for the visiting business travellers on a Uganda tour.

Airlines Destinations
Astral Aviation Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
Egypt Air Cargo Cairo, Sharjah
Avient Aviation Dubai-International, Liège, Pemba
Bid Air Cargo Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Emirates Sky Cargo Dubai-Al Maktoum
Martinair Amsterdam
Etihad Cargo Abu Dhabi
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa
Turkish Airlines Cargo Istanbul-Atatürk, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta
South African Airways Cargo Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta, Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Uganda Air Cargo Dubai-International, Frankfurt, Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Qatar Airways Cargo Brussels, Kigali, Doha
Chapman Freeborn Johannesburg-OR Tambo, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta, Ostend/Bruges
Etihad Cargo Abu Dhabi
United Nations Humanitarian Air Service Rome-Fiumicino

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Uganda Tours By Charter Flights

A Uganda Tour can also be conducted by charter. Being on the diverse destinations, a range of micro destinations are scattered and far apart from the beginning point and one another. For example, it takes 1 ½ days to connect from Kampala to Kidepo Valley National Park 700km apart, for the gorilla safari destination of Bwindi, it takes a minimum of 10 hours’ drive to cover 530km from Kampala, Queen Elizabeth National Park takes about 7 hours’ drive to cover 417km while Murchison Falls National Park takes about 5 hours to cover 311km from Kampala. Though there is no trouble driving up these destinations, travellers may wish to cut the travel time short and transfer by charter. Uganda has it all. There are airfields all over these destinations and charter flights can operate at any time of the day. Kidepo has Kidepo Airfield (Apoka), Murchison has Pakuba and Bugungu, Queen Elizabeth has Mweya and Kasese in the north and Ishasha in the south, Bwindi Impenetrable has Kihihi and Kisoro, Lake Mburo has Nyakisharara. A range of charter companies offer the service at any time of the day provided the flying atmosphere is favorable. Ranging from Aero Link Uganda which also provides scheduled flights to these destinations along other charter services to Kampala Aero Club, Nde Juu ya Africa, Eagle Air and Kampala Executive Aviation, charter safaris in Uganda is never a dream. Prime Uganda Safaris arranges ground transportation for the ground activities with in such destinations and connecting to points that are vital but inaccessible by Air. You take the air, you find us on ground upon landing.


Eco Safari Tours in Uganda

Mpanga Central Forest Reserve

Mpanga Central Forest Reserve is one of the forests in Uganda with established eco-tourism initiatives. The forest features impressive species among which include the Celtis Family Species containing large buttress, Ficus family Species along with Mahogany. The forest is also a habitat to a range of birds including the impressive black and white casqued hornbills along with grey parrot, Weaver birds, cuckoos and owls. Mpanga Forest also shelters counts of primates including the Bush babies, red tailed monkey along with bush babies. There are also impressive butterflies and the famous dragon flies.

Mpanga Central Forest Reserve

Mpanga Eco tourism site offers a range of tourism activities including forest exploration or forest hiking, bird watching, butterfly identification, primate watching and butterfly identification. The forest trails have been specially designed to allow you explore the forest and they include; Baseline Trail, the Butterfly Trail and the Hornbill Trail.


Mpanga ecotourism site is positioned at 37km about 1 – 1.5 hours’ drive south west of Kampala along Masaka Road. From Mpigi town, you drive 6km further before approaching Mpanga Eco tourism site sign post and from the signpost where you branch off from the main road, its 1km to arrive at Mpanga Eco tourism site on a dirt road. Mpanga Eco tourism site can still be accessed by public transport. You board a taxi from the Kampala Taxi Park normally 14 seater mini bus transferring to Buwama. You alert the conductor or the driver that you will be disembarking at Mpanga Eco tourism site junction. Mpambire is the closest taxi stage where you also have opportunities of seeing the local people crafting drums in a typical traditional style.


Mpanga Eco tourism Campsite The Mpanga Eco tourism center features an accommodation establishment though with no hot water and electricity. Accommodation is provided in 2 double rooms, 2 twin rooms, 8 bedded dormitory accommodation and provision for camping. Meals and camp fire available though one it is advisable to notice 3 days in advance for proper preparation.

Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve


Kalinzu Forest Reserve is located in the district of Bushenyi in the West of Uganda with a diverse flora and fauna. The forest features 414 tree species along with shrubs among which include; Parinari Ficus, Stroboia, and Prunus Africana among other tree species. The Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve shelters 378 bird species among which include; Sunbirds, Cuckoos, Black and White Caskets and Great Blue Turaco. A range of six (6) species of primates exist in Kalinzu including; Chimpanzees, Black and White colobus Monkeys, Vervet Monkeys and Blue Monkeys. The Primate Census conducted in 2001 in the forest put the total figure at 240 species of chimpanzees where two groups have been habituated for chimpanzee trekking safaris in Uganda. Kalinzu forest also shelters other wildlife including 262 species of butterfly and 97 species of moths. The views of the forest canopy, the savannahs of Queen Elizabeth and the towering Rwenzori Mountains not forgetting the Bunyaruguru crater field derive impressive memories. Kalinzu forest being close to Queen Elizabeth NP at times receives visiting savanna dwelling Species like leopards, duiker and wild pigs. Kalinzu Forest Reserve offers a range of tourist activities ranging chimpanzee trekking, forest / nature walks, bird watching, education and research.


Kalinzu is located in Bushenyi district to the south west of Uganda 375km from Kampala about 6 hours’ drive from Kampala. The reserve can be visited en route to or from Queen Elizabeth National Park.


Accommodation in Kalinzu Forest Reserve is conducted on self-camping arrangement at the forest campsite at Nkombe. Uganda tour undertakers are required to carry own camping equipment. There is also accommodation in Ishaka / Bushenyi towns or the safari lodges surrounding Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Kaniyo-Pabidi Eco-Tourism Site

Kaniyo-Pabidi Eco tourism site is positioned in the north east of Budongo Forest Reserve and is well known for its populations of habituated chimpanzees. The section also has other primate species namely blue monkey, red-tailed monkey, baboons and vervet monkey not forgetting Black and white colobus monkey. The section of Kaniyo Pabidi adjoins Murchison Falls National Park which is one of the famous wildlife Uganda tours safari destinations with great counts of wild game and here many tours in Uganda are done. Also Kaniyo Pabidi forest features open patches on some sections where lions, warthogs, waterbucks, bushbucks, bush bucks, red and blue duikers are occasionally sighted. Kaniyo Pabidi Forest site also features impressive birding opportunities with possibilities of encountering the chocolate backed Kingfisher, puvelis Illadopsis among others. The section of the forest features impressive tree species including the Celtic family Species and Mahogany. Other natural offerings like moths, Butterflies and tropical flowers are noted to be in abundance. Kaniyo Pabidi Eco tourism site enables the traveller on safari in Uganda to engage in a range of activities including; chimpanzee trekking and habituation, bird watching and forest walk / hiking.


Kaniyo-Pabidi Ecotourism site is located at 220km distance from Kampala and 29km from Masindi. The Kaniyo Pabidi is positioned along the murram road that connects from Masindi to Paraa and about 5km from the Kichumbayobo gate of Murchison Falls National Park.


Budongo Eco Lodge Budongo Eco Lodge features accommodation in eco cabins with private veranda, 4 spacious dormitory rooms along with a restaurant, free Wi Fi, craft shop and visitor center presenting a perfect base from where Budongo forest exploration can be conducted. The Eco cabins are set apart privately enclosed in the forest each with a private deck and well maintained connecting foot paths. The rooms are spacious and feature double and twin beds along with a siting area. They also have an en suite wash room, wash table and detached composite toilet. Dormitory rooms These are 4 in number and each room features a double decker bed. The beds have mosquito nets and there all have a common toilet and shower block with both cold and hot running water.

Kasyoha – Kitomi Central Forest Reserve

The Kasyoha – Kitomi Forest is positioned at 35km from the town of Bushenyi stretching over a geographical spread of 433km2. The reserve shelters counts of wildlife species including chimpanzees though not habituated, Red tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, Baboons and vervet monkeys. The Kasyoha Kitomi also shelters impressive crater lakes including the twin lakes of Kyema and Kamweru and Kyema not forgetting Lake Kamunzuku which is a very transparent. The forest reserve is close to Queen Elizabeth National Park and as a result small mammals like antelopes, duikers, Uganda Kob and bush pigs exist. The eco-tourism initiative was developed by Ndekye Women’s Development Association. The activities offered to Uganda tours undertakers include; the sightseeing, bird watching, conservation education, canoeing and forest walk. There is a 3 hour trail stretching from Magambo Camp site up to Lake Kamunzuku. Regarding accommodation, there are camping facilities at Magambo parish headquarters with panoramic views of the twin lakes. Guests are required to come along with the camping gear. Four wheel drive (4WD) is recommended.

Lutoboka and Bujanzi Central Forest Reserves

These are positioned in Ssese Islands surrounded by the expanse waters of Victoria Lake and are given as medium altitude moist forests. They appear as a belt stretching along the lower ridges featuring a gentle slope from the Lake Shore to the center. The forests feature well developed forest trails and the famous one stretches from Lutoboka landing site up to where Henry Morton Stanley one of the great ancient explorers pitched his camp on his Uganda tour. It can be noted that there are thirty one (31) demarcated forest reserves that total to 7,324 ha under the management of National Forestry Authority. The eighty four (84) Islands of Ssese are impressive to encounter though some of them are not inhabited. The area is rich in bird species and butterflies not forgetting primates in particular monkeys. The combination of the lake environment presents ideal eco-tourism encounters you can ever have on tours in Uganda The visiting people can engage in Boating, sailing, Fishing and sun Bathing on the shores of Lake Victoria, forest walks / hiking, primate identification, bird watching and butterfly identification.


Accommodation in Lutoboka is greatly in the hands of private developers and thus there are more established beach resorts and hotel establishments ranging from Luxury to Midrange and Budget. Among them include; the Ssese Island Beach Hotel, Mirembe Resort Hotel, Brovad Sands Lodge, Pearl Gardens Beach, Panorama Campsite among others featuring great white sand beaches that are ideal or relaxation following a forest walk. Read more

Food in Uganda – what food to expect on a Uganda tour


Delicious local food that you can enjoy while on a Uganda tour

The Ugandan food varies from the ordinary to good. Uganda features a wide range of cuisine that one would wonder to encounter. Uganda features specialty restaurants that serve specialized food items including the Chinese food, the Indian cuisine, the Italian Cuisine, Irish, African contemporary, the Afro Caribbean, Belgian, Continental, Eritrean, Ethiopian, German, Fusion, Iranian, Indian North, Japanese, Mexican, Korean, Nigerian and Middle Eastern. Besides a diverse capacity handle a range of dietary interests of Uganda tour undertakers from different parts of the world, Uganda has its traditional cuisine which differ per tribe spread in different parts of the country. In central Uganda, the local delicacy is called Luwombo and the local restaurants feature it on their menu. This for both food and sauce and the food is boiled matooke plantains which are prepared in banana leaves. The sauce whether chicken or any other sauce also put in the banana leaves which are first sun dried or roasted a little to prevent them from tearing. In South Western Uganda, among the pastoralist Banyankole, there is Eshabwe which is a sauce that is made without fire. It’s made out of cow ghee. The cultivators have their fine Karo – millet bread which is very delicious. In the mid-west of Uganda, the Batooro prepare the unique Firinda sauce which is made by removing the bean outer layer. In the East of Uganda, the Itesot prepare the Atapa which is made out of cassava and is also impressive to consume. In the north of Uganda, there is a sour vegetable known as Marakwang which is exciting to taste on. They also have a lot of Sim-Sim. Uganda also features a wide range of fruits that are organically and freshly grown including the Mangoes, Oranges, Ovacadoes, the Jack fruit, Pineapples, the guavas and Passion Fruit and Water melon which are sold in different markets in Kampala especially Nakasero Market, the along the major routes that connect to Kampala and even in the up country areas.

Time in Uganda while planning a Uganda tour

Uganda features no time difference arising from season changes like summer or winter. Uganda is only three (+3 GMT) hours ahead of GMT the popularly known Greenwich Mean Time which is also referred to as the Prime Meridian.

Which Currency to expect in Uganda during Uganda tours

Uganda’s national currency is called Shillings which is abbreviated as UGX and features a shilling sign of /=. However, other foreign countries can still be of use in the country especially the United States Dollars. In fact, you exchange part of your money to Uganda shillings and also remain with dollars so as to avoid inconveniences because at some stations, payment may be required in Uganda Shillings strictly other than dollars and vice versa. Uganda Shillings can be acquired at Entebbe International Airport on arrival, from commercial banks in Kampala and Entebbe or a range of foreign exchange bureaus in Kampala and Entebbe. In the up country areas, the foreign exchange services are limited to the big towns there and the exchange rate tends to be low compared to those in Kampala and Entebbe.

Uganda’s International Dialing Code – which code to put while making a call to reserve your tour in Uganda

Uganda’s International dialing code is +256 and this is followed by the respective number one intends to call. Uganda features a range of Telecommunication companies that offer telecommunication services including the South African Based MTN, Airtel, Uganda Telecom, Orange Telecom and the local K2 Telecom.

Health in Uganda – Is your health safe while on a tour in Uganda

Uganda has medical facilities are close to western standards in Kampala her capital city. The upcountry towns feature basic medical services and can ably treat average sickness. Uganda like other destinations have got health recommendations which travelers can give attention before they set off for a tour to Uganda. Uganda requires Yellow fever certificate on entering the country. Besides that, the travelers can consider the vaccines which are not mandatory but essential to keep him / her safe on the visit; these include; the Hepatitis A, Malaria, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Hepatitis B, Meningitis (Meningococcal disease) and Rabies especially for those interested in plenty of outdoor activities and thus prone to animal bites. The dangerous diseases like Ebola and Marburg tent to breakup in remote areas on the country but Uganda has demonstrated highest degree of skill in containing such diseases. And respective guidelines are put forward once there is break out. Thus the grater part of the year, Uganda has no such alarming health issues that should prevent the travelers from visiting Uganda. The country features a range of travel insurance companies including the International Air Ambulance (IAA) which can settle your health insurance if you are interested.

Language in Uganda – what language to use when on a tour to Uganda

Uganda is a heterogeneous nation and thus there is no majorly accepted local language country over. In Uganda people speak English and it’s the neutral mode of the communication in a country with over 65 tribal groups. Apart from English, Luganda is the dominantly used local language in Kampala, the Runyankole – Rukiga also take considerable percentage especially to the south west of Uganda, the Runyoro – Rutooro is among the Banyoro and Batooro, the Itesot in the east, Lumasaba, in Mbale region and the Luo languages of the north. Kiswahili is the second official language in Uganda and since Uganda is among the countries that form the East African integration, Kiswahili is increasingly taking ground as a language that can be incorporated in daily speeches. Specialized French, Chinese, Russian, Germany, Italian and Spanish interpreters are all available in Uganda. The travellers on tour in Uganda who are not good at English can pick any these for a customized interpretation on the Uganda tour.

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