Uganda travel guide, including a map of Uganda, top Uganda travel experiences, tips for travel in Uganda, plus where to see mountain gorillas in Uganda

Uganda’s a headline: the mountain gorillas that roam Uganda’s dense jungle interior offer the opportunityy to come face to face with one of the most awesome creatures on earth: the mountain gorilla..  a spell in this mesmerizing country will make your heart beat faster for all the right reasons.

Whereas Uganda is best known for Gorilla Trekking, you can also enjoy a leisurely cruise and explore the remote villages along the shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. Taste the thrill of Africa’s most challenging white water rafting on the Nile River, and watch hippos, crocodiles and buffaloes on a relaxing boat safari in Queen Elizabeth. Walk along the thundering Murchison Falls and gaze upon the world’s most powerful waterfall and explore the pristine wilderness of Mt Elgon. Swim across the border to Rwanda in the Crater Lake atop the Mgahinga Volcano or climb above the snowline in the mighty Rwenzoris. Let your Uganda experience be as adventurous as you!

To ensure that you make the most of your time in Uganda, get your information on the top travel tips and essential details in this Uganda travel guide.

Quick Facts

  • Capital of Uganda: Kampala
  • The population of Uganda: estimated at 45,741,007 people
  • Languages in Uganda: English, Luganda
  • Time in Uganda: GMT+3
  • International dialing code in Uganda: +256
  • Voltage in Uganda: 240 AC, 50 Hz
  • Money in Uganda: Uganda shilling

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