Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Uganda are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Uganda read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Uganda.
The best time to travel in the year would be between the months of January and February then June to September. The weather is perfect, dry Season with little or no rainfall.
You'll need a visa to enter Uganda. You can apply for a visa at the Ugandan High Commission in London or apply online for an 'e-visa'
The official currency of Uganda is the Ugandan shilling.
In the Queen Elizabeth National Park there are 95 species of mammal, including African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippopotamus, Nile crocodile, African bush elephant, African leopard, lion, and chimpanzee.
Luwombo - A traditional dish from Uganda, in which a stew of chicken, beef, mushrooms or fish is steamed in banana leaves.
In all of the Bantu speaking areas of Uganda, dialect continua are very common. For example, people around Mbarara speak Runyankore and people from Fort Portal in Tooro Kingdomspeak Rutooro, but in the area between those towns, there are villages where most of the people speak a dialect that is best characterised as intermediate between Runyankore and Rutooro
The currency in Uganda is the Ugandan shilling. It's usual to tip drivers, safari and gorilla tracking guides and porters at the end of a safari or hike. For guides, you can tip between USD$10 to $20 per day per guest, and for a porter US$5 to US$10, and for a private driver you can tip US$20 to US$30 per day for the group.
Local Uganda travel experts are available.
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What is the time difference in Uganda?
The time difference is 3 hours
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Best Uganda guidebook?
Stay informed before during and after your trip to Uganda with this Uganda Guidebook .