Welcome to Uganda’s capital, welcome to one of the craziest cities in Africa! Little did I know that visiting Kampala was going to be such a wild adventure when I headed out there very recently. On arrival I could sense the intensity, but it only got better when I started exploring the city.
This is your guide for the best places to visit and things to do in and around Kampala, based on my own experiences and update in January 2022 as all covid restrictions are lifted and life is completely back to normal!
Planning a trip to Uganda? Make sure you get yourself a local sim card on arrival. Buying a sim card in Uganda is fairly easy. In this guide you will find everything you need to know about Uganda sim cards for tourists. Where to buy one, up to date prices, mobile operators and the best network.
Aero Beach is a very quaint place to visit when in Entebbe. But exactly why is this beach on the shores of Lake Victoria so remarkable? If it isn’t for the plane graveyard then I am sure the random big statues are making Aero Beach an actual tourist attraction.
On my big overland trip in Africa I ended up in Entebbe for a couple days. Basically I needed some time to rest after some great adventures in Lake Mburo National Park and of course a mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park. Looking for things to do in Entebbe I stumbled upon Aero Beach and couldn’t resist taking a look.
Planning a trip to Uganda and flying to Entebbe International Airport? This is your guide for buying a sim card at Entebbe Airport near Kampala. It is the most convenient place to get your Uganda sim card for a trip around the country. Don’t get stuck with high roaming costs, get connected!
When visiting a country abroad and there is no free roaming with your sim card then get yourself a local sim card. It is the first thing I do whenever I arrive in a new country. On my big Africa overland trip I already wrote sim card guides for Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nairobi, South Africa, Zambia and many more.
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forests in Uganda is a once in a lifetime experience that will exceed all of your expectations. This adventure should be on every travelers bucket list when visiting the country and has to be a part of your Uganda itinerary! In this article I will share as much information and as many tips so you can plan your Uganda Gorilla Safari accordingly. Prepare yourself for an incredible trekking to see one of worlds rarest wildlife.
Traveling in Uganda is one big off the beaten path adventure. It won’t be anything like your standard trip in Europe or the States and although it simply requires a little more planning, traveling to Uganda is a lifetime experience. While many travelers visit Uganda for the mountain gorilla trekking, the country has so much more to offer. Some people are still in the understanding that Uganda is unsafe, but don't worry. In this Uganda travel blog you can read everything you should know before traveling to Uganda.
Uganda is home to more than half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla’s, over 5000 chimpanzees and the largest number of monkeys and baboons. Uganda has mind-blowing landscapes from gushing waterfalls and crater lakes to rainforests, mountains and the vast African savannahs. It’s where you can find the source of the Nile and 10 national parks to spot lots of birds and big game. Over the last couple years the Traveltomtom team has extensively traveled around the country and as a result they came up with this ultimate Uganda Itinerary that covers all the best places to visit and cool things to do in Uganda.