Finding your way Around

Road signs in Uganda are generally good, but in any case, a good map or Satellite Navigation system is advised.
Road Safety

As always road safety should be taken very seriously while travelling in Uganda and the rules of the road should be adhered to at all times. Always remember to wear your seatbelt and never drink and drive.

The Currency

The currency in Uganda is Uganda shillings (Ugx) and the currency in Rwanda is Rwanda Francs.

Accommodation in Uganda

There are plenty of Bed and Breakfasts and Hotels to choose from so shop around and compare prices. If you book early it is likely you will get it cheaper than last-minute. It is also advisable to book a Uganda Tourist Board approved Bed and Breakfast for a higher standard of accommodation. Rent a Car in Uganda has compiled a selection of accommodation to choose from, please click here for more information.

Find the True African

Eat and stay outside of the cities to see the true African culture. Find local entertainment among the local communities. Most pubs provide live music every weekend and some during the week, you will be having the 'craic' at a much cheaper rate than the cities too.

Eating Out

Most restaurants in Uganda will take last orders at ten o'clock, some even later. If you prefer, many restaurants provide an 'early bird' menu. This menu has discounted prices for diners who wish to eat before the restaurants busy hours.

Uganda Tourist Attractions

There are hundreds of tourist attractions in Uganda to choose from, so choose carefully the ones you wish to visit to use your time wisely. If you are a student or have a child with you or are aged over 60 it is likely there are discounts available to you, enquire before paying. Here are a few attractions worth seeing. Mountain Gorilla tracking is a top tourist attraction activity in Bwindi Impenetrable National park, 10 hours drive to southwest of Uganda, Mighty Murchison Falls and Game Viewing in Murchison falls National Park, Tree Climbing Lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park, The source of the Nile, the longest river in the world, Chimpanzee Sanctually at Ngamba Island on Lake Victoria.

Other Attraction include, Kidepo valley National park, Mt. Elgon National park, Lake Mburo National Park, Lake Bunyonyi, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Semuliki National Park, Mt. Rwenzori National Park, Kibaale Forest National Park, Uganda Wildlife Educational Centre (Zoo),