Paraa Bridge, Murchison Falls

Xavier writes Uganda edition 9 of Bradt Uganda still mentions the ferry across the Nile in Paraa at Murchison Falls NP. This ferry is no longer in use, it has been replaced by a new bridge over the Nile at Paraa. Sadly, a main tarred road running through the park to the north is also … Continue reading Paraa Bridge, Murchison Falls

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Discount on gorilla tracking permits and other park and activity fees

In order to encourage the recovery of the country's tourist industry, the Uganda Wildlife Authority is offering a substantial discount on gorilla tracking permits and other park and activity fees from 1 December 2020 to 31 March 2021. These discounts are as follows: 50% discount on entrance fees for all national parks, including Murchison Falls, … Continue reading Discount on gorilla tracking permits and other park and activity fees

Feb 2019 Rwenzori hike and trip report

Gerhard writes: My wife and I just returned from our trip to Uganda. We travelled for almost 5 weeks, and we exclusively relied on public transport (buses, matatus, boda-bodas). I want to emphasize, that your guidebook is excellent; comprehensive, detailed, and very well structured, bearing a wealth of background information in addition. There is one … Continue reading Feb 2019 Rwenzori hike and trip report

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Falls NP, Lake Bunyoni, Lake Chahafi, Mgahinga NP, Lake Mutanda and Bwindi NP   NB: some practical info may be outdated as the report is more than a … Continue reading 2014 trip report

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

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