Uganda – The Pearl of Africa

Uganda, officially The Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa with a population of estimated 43,000,000 people. Capital of Uganda is Kampala, the largest city of the country. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania.

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Uganda attractions

In Uganda you will find one of the most diverse and concentrated ranges of African wildlife and fauna with mountains, rain forest, lakes and rivers, savannah and more. And also the wildlife in Uganda is unique. Several National Parks like Queen-Elisabeth National Park or Murchison Falls National Park are home of rare birds, mountain gorillas, wild animals and many more species.

Attractions Kampala & Entebbe

  • National Museum and National Theatre in Kampala

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Kasubi Tombs on Kasubi hill, Kampala

  • Ghaddafi Mosque (Ugandan National Mosque or also Kampala Central Mosque), largest Mosque in East Africa

  • Spennah Beach in Entebbe at Lake Victoria, just 2 kilometers away from Entebbe International Airport

Other attractions in Uganda

  • Jinja, the Source of River Nile and the Itanda Falls near Bujagali

  • Uganda Equator Line in Kayabwe (between Kampala und Masaka)

  • Ssese Islands, more than 80 islands in Lake Victoria, reachable by ferry from Entebbe and Luku near Masaka

Uganda the Pearl of Africa – Uganda Tourism Board

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Uganda Arrival and Departure

For all visitors arriving by plane in Uganda the first destination is Entebbe. Because Entebbe International Airport is the only international airport of Uganda. Entebbe is located at Lake Victoria and 30 kilometers west of Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.

Of course you can also use one of the several border crossings to South Sudan, Kenya, Rwanda oder DR Kongo.

For visiting Uganda you need a visa and a yellow fever vaccination certificate.

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