- Essential Uganda, 10 days
- Gorillas, Wildlife & Chimps, 8 days
- Gorilla Forest Camp
- Gorillas & Chimpanzee Express, 6 days
- Gorilla Encounter, 14 days (Kenya)
- Okavango Delta, 7 days (Zimbabwe)
- Chobe Elephants, 5 days (Zimbabwe)
The Republic of Uganda. It borders Kenya to the East, Tanzania and Rwanda to the South, Democratic Republic of Congo to the West and Sudan to the North.
241, 038 sq km. Slightly smaller than Oregon.
Uganda is a landlocked republic in Equatorial Africa and topography is plateau with rim of mountains.
Tropical. Uganda experiences rainy seasons between September to November & March to May. Dry months are December to February & June to August). The country can be visited throughout the year. 1, 500 mm/60 inches annual rainfall on the shores of Lake Victoria and in the Ruwenzori Mountains. Average daytime temperatures 24 to 28 Celsius 75 to 82 Fahrenheit.
35, 873, 253 (July 2012 est.)
The unit of currency is the Ugandan Shilling in both coin and paper denominations. Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Access, American Express are accepted in good hotels, restaurants and also in some stores in the capital.
English is the official national language but Ganda, Luganda, other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili and Arabic are also spoken.
In addition to the public holidays below, Good Friday and Easter Monday, the following public holidays are recognized.
- 1 January - New Year
- 26 January - National Resistance Movement Victory Day
- 8 March - Women's Day
- 1 May - Labour Day
- 3 June - Martyr's Day
- 9 October - Independence Day
- 25 December - Christmas Day
- 26 December 26 - Boxing Day
Electricity: 240 Volts AC, 50 Hz.
Banking Hours: 0830 to 1400 Monday to Friday.
Uganda has substantial natural resources, including fertile soils, regular rainfall, and sizable mineral deposits of copper and cobalt. Agriculture is the most important sector of the economy, employing over 80% of the work force. Coffee accounts for the bulk of export revenues.