Uganda was called ’the pearl of Africa’, by Winston Churchill. This was because of the e country’s great natural beauty. The stretch from Entebbe’s international airport, breathtaking equatorial location on the forested shore of island-strewn Lake Victoria.
Places to Visit
PLACES TO VISIT IN UGANDA
Uganda has the great natural beauty which led Winston Churchill to call it ‘the pearl of Africa’. There is abundant wildlife (including the famous mountain gorillas), the excellent climate that contribute to the attractions here .the facilities that the vis… More
Location & fact Sheet
Location Uganda is located in Central/East Africa. Area It has an area of 241,038 sq km (93,065 sq miles). Population Has a population of 30.9 million Population Density The population density is 128.2 per sq km. Kampala (Capital city) It has a population of 1.2 million (UN esti… More
Passport, Visa & Health Requirement
PASSPORTS Passport valid for at least six months from date of entry to Uganda required by all nationals Visas Required by all nationals of Cyprus and Malta and diplomatic passport holders of Italy. Visa Note (a) Although transit passengers do require a visa, they are able to obtain one o… More
Getting to Uganda by Air Airline is very easy today than in the past. There are several international airlines serving Uganda including British Airways (website: www.britishairways.com), Emirates (website: www.emirates.com), Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, South Africa Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch, Rwanda Air, Kenya Airways (website: www.kenya-airways.com) and more. There are no direct flights from London or New York. However you can easily book connecting flights. The Departure Tax US$20 and visas currently ciost USD100 and can be obtained on arrival at the Entebbe Airport for many nationals from different countries.
Internal Travel: Getting Around By Air is possible in Uganda. travelers can use Aero Link Uganda which operates some scheduled flights and Eagle Air (website: www.flyeagleairuganda.com) offers flights from Entebbe to most major towns by charter flights. Charter flights are also available, including to some national parks including Murchison Falls national park, Bwindi National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kidepo National Park.You can easily book charter flights through licensed tour operators and travel agents as well as airline offices.
Getting Around by Water
There are local boat and ferry services that link islands to main land such as Entebbe to the Ssese Islands. However, development of water transport in Uganda still lags behind in terms of transportation that suits international tourism.