Blue Monkey Guesthouse, Entebbe

Albrecht Schneider, owner of the newly opened Blue Monkey Guesthouse in Entebbe, writes:   We welcome Bradt guide readers to our newly opened guesthouse in Entebbe! Blue Monkey offers five rooms in different sizes from our budget $18 single to our luxury $50 double. A substantial breakfast is included. The welcoming and warm atmosphere is what … Continue reading Blue Monkey Guesthouse, Entebbe

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Bikeventures

Luuk Eickmans, founder and non-paid director of the social enterprise Bikeventures, writes: Based in Jinja (Uganda) and Kisumu (Kenya), Bikeventures is a social enterprise supporting the bicycle interventions of CooP-Uganda and CooP-Kenya (Cycling out of Poverty Foundation). It offers a range of bicycle and mountain bike tours, bike rentals, bike safaris and budget accommodation in Uganda … Continue reading Bikeventures

New online climbing and hiking guides to Uganda

Matt Battani writes After almost four years of exploring Uganda and months of writing, I have finally completed my rock climbing and hiking guide to the country. This content is never before published and was compiled over countless road trips, expeditions, wrong turns and rural adventures. The whole process was very rewarding, arduous, and never, … Continue reading New online climbing and hiking guides to Uganda

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

Green Leaf Orchid and Crater Lakes Exploration, Rwaihamba

Stephen Akugizibwe writes: We have recently founded Green Leaf Orchid and Crater Lakes Exploration, a coommunity-based organisation offering various walks and other tourist activities out of Rwaihamba trading centre, set amidst the Toro Crater Lakes near Kibale National Park. Activities we offer include community vanilla/coffee farm walks, village tours, crater lake exploration, primate viewing, waterfall … Continue reading Green Leaf Orchid and Crater Lakes Exploration, Rwaihamba

Mabamba Swamp by speedboat

Ralph writes: My wife and I are making very good use of your superb Uganda guidebook. It’s a fantastic resource. Your writeup of Mabamba was spot on, but it’s worth mentioning that it’s much easier and more convenient to take a speedboat from Entebbe to the swamp than to go by road. Wild Frontiers Safaris … Continue reading Mabamba Swamp by speedboat

Nyege Nyege Festival, Jinja

Arlen writes: I an one of the organizers of the Nyege Nyege Festival, which takes place at the Nile Discovery Beach Resort in Jinja, in 10 acres of lush forest on the river Nile across 4 stages for 4 days non-stop. Over 300 musicians congregate from all over the world over the course of the festival, … Continue reading Nyege Nyege Festival, Jinja