Uganda Travel

Page Updated: Apr 2020

Uganda Travel - Uganda is in East Africa, bordered in the east by Kenya, the north by Sudan, in the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the southwest by Rwanda, and in the south by Tanzania.

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Uganda Travel Facts

  • "The Pearl of Africa" Winston Churchill
  • Capital: Kampala
  • Area: Total: 236,040 km2
  • Population: 24,699,073 (est)
  • Language: English, Swahili and local languages

Uganda Money



Electricity In Uganda

Uganda Electricity Plug D
Uganda Electricity Plug E

Voltage: 230 V | Frequency: 50 Hz | Power sockets: Type D & E



Uganda Map



Getting To Uganda

KLM

KLM


  • Non-Stop from Schipol, Amsterdam to Entebbe, Uganda
Emirates

Emirates


  • Non-Stop from Dubai, UAE to Entebbe, Uganda
Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways


  • Non-Stop from Doha, Qatar to Entebbe, Uganda
Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways


  • Non-Stop from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Entebbe, Uganda
South African Airways

South African Airways


  • Non-Stop from Johannesburg to Entebbe, Uganda
Precision Air

Precision Air


  • Non-Stop from Dar Es Salaam to Entebbe, Uganda
Ethiopian

Ethiopian


  • Non-Stop Addis Ababa to Entebbe, Uganda

Uganda Travel Health

Vaccinations/boosters are strongly recommended for:

Malaria In Uganda

Uganda Malaria Map Malaria Map Of Uganda

Prophylaxis is recommended for all areas of Uganda at all times of year.


Other Health Hazards In Uganda

  • All other hepatitis strains are endemic.
  • Bilharzia is present in fresh water.
  • Outbreaks of Meningitis, cholera and haemorrhagic fevers such as Ebola, sometimes occur.
  • Food and drink contamination.


Getting A Visa For Uganda

US and EU citizens may buy a Uganda visa on arrival at Entebbe Airport for US$50. See below for advance visa application.

You can now apply online for a visa to travel to Uganda. Get full guidelines, regulations and required documents here.

Uganda Embassy Websites

Recommended Reading For Uganda Travel

Uganda Travel Guide

The Bradt Travel Guide to Uganda offers in-depth background information on Uganda's history and fascinating mix of cultures. It has all the practical details on travelling around the country you might possibly expect plus a guide wildlife, trekking and climbing.


Uganda Travel Resources


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