Wil Resing writes: I did an Elgon trek in February 2015. Five days, dry weather, hardly anyone in the huge national park. No tents needed. On page 266 you wrote "Once on the trail there is only hut for hikers ...". But I have seen the Sasa Camp hut (looked new, but it was closed), … Continue reading Mount Elgon trip report
Pieter & Lobke of ViaVia Travellers Café, Entebbe write: We proudly wanted to inform you that we opened a new hotspot in Entebbe: TRCompanion in Rwanda has now relocated to Entebbe as ViaVia Travellers Café. VisVia is located on Kisalu Road, close to the airport, and has 9 rooms available for clients. There is also a dormitory … Continue reading ViaVia Travellers Café, Entebbe
We have had two recent emails about similar incidents of internet fraud whilst transferring money to Uganda. One of the victims has asked us to publicise what happened to him as a warning to other travellers. "We arranged our trip with an operator recommended in your guidebook. I had a lengthy email correspondence with the company's owner a year ago … Continue reading Internet fraud warning
Thanks to Andrew Reid for letting us know about this new commuter train service - currently the only opportunity to sample rail travel in Uganda!
Moira and Niero write: We just came back from our trip in Uganda. While in Kisoro, I found out that Gorilla Junction, as craft shop, is not in business any more. I was trying to look through the showcases to understand if goods where still in there, when a man, wearing a t shirt with … Continue reading News from Kisoro
Thanks to my co-author Andrew Roberts for these latest updates: Jinja The Deli has moved to a new site at the western end of Main Street. The new location, which is part of the Post Office building, has a large street frontage which is obviously the place for local expats and volunteers to hang out. They do … Continue reading Jinja, Mbale & Mt Elgon updates
We are please to announce the new 8th edition of Bradt Uganda will be available to ship from the Bradt website on 5 November 2016. At 584 pages, it is the most detailed guidebook to Uganda ever published, completely updated, and substantially restructured to reflect recent trends in tourist patterns. Read more or preorder a copy … Continue reading 8th edition of Bradt Uganda published