Tour Slums For A Cause, Kampala

Seru Nasser of Tour Slums For A Cause writes: Tour Slums For A Cause (formerly Real Life Slum Tours) offers tourists exposure and awareness to the poorer suburbs of Kampala District and to enjoy the local life and culture. Our tours explain the history of these slum areas and include visits to family outreach programs, community … Continue reading Tour Slums For A Cause, Kampala

Day hikes in and around Fort Portal

Many thanks to Jozef Serneels for permission to include this trio of day hikes in and around Fort Portal on our update website as downloadable PDFs, complete with maps. Hard copies of each hike are available at Rwenzori View Guesthouse and at Masai Backpacker Villa and Guesthouse. The Fort Portal City Walk is a 9.3 km walk designed … Continue reading Day hikes in and around Fort Portal

Off-the-beaten-track in the Rwenzori region

Thanks to Jozef Serneels for the following alluring travel ideas: - Biglad farm https://www.facebook.com/pg/bigladfarm/, tel 0772 665633, 8 km from Fort Portal, along the Kamwenge road. Tour of a pleasantly green working family farm managed on ecological principles. A boda costs about 5,000 shilling. A tour by the son of the owner costs 20,000 shilling. … Continue reading Off-the-beaten-track in the Rwenzori region

Entusi Retreat & Guesthouse, Lake Bunyonyi

Tara Writes: Firstly, I want to thank you for the Bradt guide to Uganda. My husband and I have lived in Uganda for the past year and the guide has been a wonderful asset and source of amusement. The dry humor entertains me greatly. I wanted to give a recommendation for Entusi Retreat and Guesthouse … Continue reading Entusi Retreat & Guesthouse, Lake Bunyonyi

Homestead Tours & Safaris, Soroti

Margeret Stevens writes A  paragraph about HOMESTEAD TOURS was included in your 8th Edition, on page 278, for which we are very grateful. However, there have been significant changes and developments since then. Homestead Tours was originally set up and registered as a CBO (Community Based Organisation) by Teso Educational Support Services, (aka TESS - … Continue reading Homestead Tours & Safaris, Soroti

Blue Monkey Guesthouse, Entebbe

Albrecht Schneider, owner of the newly opened Blue Monkey Guesthouse in Entebbe, writes:   We welcome Bradt guide readers to our newly opened guesthouse in Entebbe! Blue Monkey offers five rooms in different sizes from our budget $18 single to our luxury $50 double. A substantial breakfast is included. The welcoming and warm atmosphere is what … Continue reading Blue Monkey Guesthouse, Entebbe