Black Cat Bunyonyi Backpackers Hostel

Janos Zachow of Black Cat Bunyonyi writes: First of all thank you for your really comprehensive and up-to-date Travel Guide published by Bradt! It has been of great use for us since our first travels to Uganda back in 2015. We are now running our own Backpackers Hostel on the shore of Lake Bunyonyi, which … Continue reading Black Cat Bunyonyi Backpackers Hostel

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Detailed August 2019 trip report

Carrie writes: I just finished an incredible month-long backpacking trip around Uganda. Your guide was invaluable for figuring out how to do things independently - thank you! Just have a few updates and report backs to share: - Bwindi: I tracked gorillas at Ruhija. As far as I could tell it’s virtually impossible to get … Continue reading Detailed August 2019 trip report

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

Village visits and stays at Lake Bunyonyi

Julia Kellie writes: I have just spent 5 weeks in a village high up on the slopes of Lake Bunyonyi. It is a community village/orphanage which is striving to be self-sufficient. Its location is not only it's highlight, but it's downfall. While it is on the mainland, it is a boat ride across from the … Continue reading Village visits and stays at Lake Bunyonyi

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

Accommodation at Edrisa (Kabale)

The Home of Edrisa in Kabale Town has accommodation as of January 2012. It is in a converted family house in a strikingly peaceful environment, with a fully equipped kitchen, a bathtub and other amenities. Prices from Ush 20,000 to 50,000. More info on their website or contact +256 75 2558 222. Also worth a look is … Continue reading Accommodation at Edrisa (Kabale)