Fiona writes: This operator is listed in the book (page 409) by a slightly different name, Enchanted Uganda Tours, but the location on the map is correct. It is run by Bosco, who has been trekking, guiding and organising trips all over Uganda and Rwanda for 10 years. He can sort out your itinerary to … Continue reading Enchanted Uganda Safaris, Fort Portal
You don’t need reminding what an awful time we’re all facing. Life is on lock-down and each day brings more bad news. For the moment, as we’re stuck at home trying to get to grips with ‘social distancing’, the world feels a smaller place. But the world is still out there, as big as it’s … Continue reading A message from Bradt Guides – and 50% discount on all Bradt titles
Fiona Coates writes: Kabale Backpackers in Kabale Uganda is now permanently closed.
Travellers to Uganda have nothing specific to fear in terms of COVID-19 at the time of writing as not a single case of the virus has been reported there. However, our understanding, subject to confirmation, is that in order to prevent the importation of the virus, travellers arriving from high risk 'Category 1' countries will … Continue reading COVID-19 self-quarantine in Uganda
Thanks to Charlotte Beauvoisin of Diary of a Muzungu for this report on a Catholic Church built by Polish refugees near Masindi in the 1940s. The small community of Nyabyeya was once home to a community of Poles who built a church that remains popular with the community to this day. Adjacent to Nyabyeya College … Continue reading Polish Catholic Church at Nyabyeya near Masindi
Jan & Mark write: We are working our way through Uganda with the help of your guide book and loving it. Just thought you would like to know that the road from Kenya into Uganda from the Suam border crossing on Mount Elgon is currently horrendous. The Chinese are working in it but as a … Continue reading Mount Elgon and Kibale Forest
We are please to announce the new 9th edition of Bradt Uganda will be available to ship from the Bradt website on 5 December 2019. More than 600 pages long including a brand new colour wildlife section, the 9th edition of Bradt Uganda is the most detailed guidebook to the country ever published. It has been … Continue reading Bradt Uganda 9th edition