This excellent article in the Uganda Monitor highlights a top birdwatching site we were unaware of closer to Kampala - more than 150 species recorded including the localised Green Hylia Shining Blue Kingfisher, Grey Parrot and Western Nicator.
Fred writes In principle, the East African Community (EAC) visa for travel in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda allows multiple entries into these three countries for the duration of its a validity, provided you only enter the EAC (which also includes Burundi and Tanzania) once and then travel within the EAC. I quote from the relative … Continue reading Overland entry to Uganda on EAC Visa
Jozef writes: A few weeks ago when visiting the Tanda Pits along the Kampala - Fort Portal road, I stopped at Mityana town center. By chance, I saw a signboard: Kivanda-Mityana Martyrs Shrine. I drove down a tree-ined road and found a pleasant church compound with unusual modern architecture (for Uganda). There was not much … Continue reading Kivanda-Mityana Martyrs Shrine, Mityana
Karen McElhinney, the owner of Isunga Lodge, writes: Opened in October 2016, Isunga Lodge is situated on the boundary of Kibale National Park, just a short drive from the chimpanzee tracking start point at Kanyanchu. The lodge sits on an elevated position, with fantastic views over the forest, down to Queen Elizabeth NP and across … Continue reading Isunga Lodge, Kibale National Park
Wayne Lobb, who maintains the website for Bigodi Wetlands, writes: Bigodi Tourism and KAFRED, located just south of Kibale National Forest on the road from Fort Portal to Mbarara, has a new website: https://bigoditourism.com The old website, http://www.bigodi-tourism.org has been removed.
Meddie Kakande of Real Life Slum Tours writes: Real Life Slum Tours offers tourists exposure and awareness to the poorer suburbs of Kampala District and to enjoy the local life and culture. Our tours explain the history of these slum areas and include visits to family outreach programs, community schools, markets, orphanages and the like. They … Continue reading Real Life Slum Tours, Kampala
The director of Enfuzi Community Campsite writes: The correct numbers for Enfuzi Community Campsite are now 0782 779910 and 0777 045776. The other number included in the 8th edition (0782972756) belongs to a former manager who has told several people our camp is closed and then diverted them to another nearby place.