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Coronavirus (Covid) Information for Travelers to Uganda
Uganda Travel Restrictions & Covid-19 Information for Tourists

Latest coronavirus (Covid-19) developments, travel restrictions & booking tips for Uganda safari trips and gorilla tours for travellers.

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The Evolution of Religious Tourism and Holy Sites in Uganda
The Evolution of Religious Tourism and Holy Sites in Uganda

Religious tourism is a new niche in Uganda’s tourism business, in the early stages of developing organically with the most prominent attraction in religious tourism in Uganda is tourists’ visits to the 19th & 20th-century holy martyrs’ sites.

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Uganda Tourism—Status & Statistics
Uganda Tourism—Status & Statistics

Uganda is endowed with a wide range of tourism resources, including biodiversity, varied landscapes, and cultural and religious heritage. Find the current status and latest statistics.

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Authentic Experiences

Delve into Uganda safari experiences written by our guests and expert local guides to give you a quick insight on what to expect from the Pearl of Africa.

What it's like spending a day with a dominant male silverback mountain gorilla and his family in the montane jungles of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on a Gorilla Habituation Experience.
A Day With A Silverback Mountain Gorilla

What it's like pending a day with a dominant male silverback mountain gorilla and his family in the montane jungles of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on a Gorilla Habituation Experience.

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Eight Days of Unforgettable Uganda Safari Experience
My Uganda Safari Experience

I visited Uganda last year for an African safari trip to see the chimps, wildlife & go gorilla trekking. This is my Uganda safari experience.

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Planning A Gorilla Safari in Uganda: Everything You Need To Know - Trekking To See Mountain Gorillas in Uganda: A Gorilla Safari Guide - Gorilla trekking in Uganda
How To Plan A Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

All the information you need to plan a gorilla trekking safari to see the endangered primates in their natural habitat.

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Tree lion in Ishasha - What Makes Uganda a Unique Destination?
What Makes Uganda a Unique Destination?

What makes Uganda a unique safari destination is that it harbors a wide variety of vertebrates and other species absent elsewhere in the east and southern Africa.

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Uganda Travel Culture & Etiquette
Uganda Culture & Etiquette—For An Authentic Travel Experience

Immersing yourself in Uganda culture and etiquette is essential for an authentic local travel experience while avoiding common travel mistakes.

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!0 Awesome things about Uganda the pearl of Africa
10 Awesome Things About Uganda

A guest sent us an email asking what makes Uganda awesome to visit. The question sent the whole office in a frenzy to list 10 awesome things about Uganda.

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Gorilla Trekking

Mountain gorillas are the main attraction on almost all Uganda safari packages. Here you should find information to help you craft a successful gorilla trekking safari in Uganda.

What it's like spending a day with a dominant male silverback mountain gorilla and his family in the montane jungles of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on a Gorilla Habituation Experience.
A Day With A Silverback Mountain Gorilla

What it's like pending a day with a dominant male silverback mountain gorilla and his family in the montane jungles of Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on a Gorilla Habituation Experience.

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gorilla trekking in Rushaga Sector, Where To Spend More Time With Gorillas - Gorilla groups in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Rushaga Sector: Where To Spend More Time With Gorillas

Rushaga sector, in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, is one of the four trailheads where daily gorilla trekking safari excursions start in Uganda. Rushaga is popular for gorilla habituation experience.

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Nkuringo Sector: The Gorilla Town in The South of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Nkuringo Sector: The Gorilla Town in The South of Bwindi

Nkuringo sector in the south of the park is one of the four sections of Bwindi where gorilla trekking in Uganda occurs. Nkuringo is famous for hosting one of the most popular dominant silverback in Bwindi, Rafiki.

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Everything About Buhoma Sector, The Northern Section Gorilla Trekking Trailhead in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Buhoma Sector, Uganda’s Premier Gorilla Town

Buhoma sector, located in the northern section of the park, is one of the four sectors on the borders of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where tourists start daily gorilla trekking excursions to see mountain gorillas in their natural cradle.

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Planning A Gorilla Safari in Uganda: Everything You Need To Know - Trekking To See Mountain Gorillas in Uganda: A Gorilla Safari Guide - Gorilla trekking in Uganda
How To Plan A Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

All the information you need to plan a gorilla trekking safari to see the endangered primates in their natural habitat.

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The alternative primate safari in Uganda without gorillas or gorilla trekking
The alternative primate safari in Uganda without gorillas

Uganda offers a wealth of jungle adventures with birdwatching expeditions like chimpanzee trekking, chimpanzee habituation experience, Bigodi primate walk, golden monkey trekking, and habituation experience.

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Practical Information

Practical information on traveling around Uganda including how to process your visa, hire a self-drive vehicle, find the best operator, and any other important Uganda travel guide.

Roasted Plantain - Ugandan snacks you must try
7 Ugandan Snacks You’ve Just Got to Try

If you're planning a trip to Uganda in East Africa, most probably to see the mountain gorillas, you must try these 7 delicious Ugandan snacks.

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Luganda words and phrases for your Ugandan safari trip
Common & Popular Ugandan Travel Words & Phrases

10 common and popular Ugandan words and phrases to enrich your trip to Uganda, words to help you have a great African safari holiday in Uganda.

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self-drive uganda
Self-drive Dos & Don’ts in Uganda

The most important rule on a self-drive in Uganda is "Keep Left". Like British roads, traffic drives on the left with car steering on the right.

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Navigating Uganda’s Red Tape: Visa & Entry Requirements like passport, Covid, customs and pets.
Uganda Visa & Entry Requirements

Uganda Visa and entry requirements including Covid-19 standards, clearing customs, passport, and how to carry your pet into the country.

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Health Advisory travelling to Uganda, vaccines, diseases, entry requirements
Uganda Travel Health Advisory

Please refer to your consulate or embassy for accurate health advisory when traveling to Uganda. Here is what we have on travel health.

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Travel To Uganda, Getting There & Away
How To Travel To Uganda, Getting There & Away

The best way to travel to Uganda and away is by air but road & marine provide 40 choices of getting to & leaving with border restricitons.

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