Internet fraud warning

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

2014 trip report

Goran writes: Route travelled: Entebbe-Kampala-Fort Portal-Kasese-Kampala-Mbale-Sipi-Kampala-Murchison Falls NP-Kampala-Kabale-Kisoro-Buhoma-Butotoga-Kanunga-Kabale-Katuna-Kigali(Rwanda) Places visited: Entebbe, Fort Portal, Crater Lake Valley, Kibale NP, Rwenzori NP, Kampala, Sipi Falls, Mount Elgon NP, Murchinson Falls NP, Lake Bunyoni, Lake Chahafi, Mgahinga NP, Lake Mutanda and Bwindi NP   NB: some practical info may be outdated as the report is more than a … Continue reading 2014 trip report

Fort Portal & Jinja trip report

Arie van Oosterwijk writes: I visited Fort Portal last month and spent a month in Jinja teaching at the School for Ophthalmic Clinical Officers. I enjoyed using the 7th edition of your guidebook, but a few comments.   Page 62. Piapiac.   Page 104. Binoculars with a large diameter front lens let in more light and … Continue reading Fort Portal & Jinja trip report

January 2013 trip report

Anton Summerer writes: Please forgive my poor english Recommendation: Touroperator Road Trip Uganda Couple from the netherlands rents cars with/without driver Very good, they picked me up from the ariport; I only had to send my flight-dates; no money a priori; it’s a matter of trust! They are also driving to Ruanda and Kenia Prices: 7 … Continue reading January 2013 trip report

Uganda trip report, June 2012

General: - Maestro/MasterCard can be used with any Stanbic ATM, the limit per withdrawal was 250kS (250’000 Shilling), even if sometimes higher limits were stated on the screen; in my experience only one withdrawal per day per ATM, just try the next one for another withdrawal (mostly they have several) - Attention: Travelers Cheques are … Continue reading Uganda trip report, June 2012