December 2018 trip report

Fred Hodgson writes: We spend December in Uganda again and had a successful trip. Our route was mainly triangular from Entebbe west to Kanyanchu, then 'down' to QENP and on to  Buhoma, Ruhija and Nkuringo before swinging by Lake Mulehe to Kanaba Gap and back by Lake Mburo. Duration was 4 weeks. was good to see … Continue reading December 2018 trip report

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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

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Falls NP, Lake Bunyoni, Lake Chahafi, Mgahinga NP, Lake Mutanda and Bwindi NP   NB: some practical info may be outdated as the report is more than a … Continue reading 2014 trip report

Uhuru 50 Hotel, Kasese

Polly Muhanguzi, who seems to be affiliated to this hotel, writes: Uhuru 50 Hotel Kasese is a medium-sized majestic accommodation facility with beautiful spacious rooms, perched in Kasese town in the foot hills of Mt Rwenzori and is surrounded by Queen Elizabeth NP. It is an exceptionally serene hotel with a cool environment for relaxation … Continue reading Uhuru 50 Hotel, Kasese

Jambo Cafe, Kasese

Bethan writes: Jambo is a western-style co-operative café that was opened in March 2013 by three Ugandan women under the teaching and guidance of a myself (a British woman living in Kasese).  Jambo serves locally grown "Good African Coffee" in the form of cappuccinos and lattes to the tourists and ex-pats living in Kasese. It serves cakes such as coffee … Continue reading Jambo Cafe, Kasese

August 2013 trip report

Geoff Wellard writes: Money With few exceptions, prices far higher than current edition, late 2009 accommodation +50%, food > double, transport, whether public or private too. MasterCard still very limited throughout country. Best still to change as much as possible at Forex bureaus in Kampala – can often up rate with a bit of encouragement, … Continue reading August 2013 trip report