East Africa - Uganda (Chapter)
This is the Uganda chapter from Lonely Planet's East Africa 9 guidebook.
For a small country, there's lots that's big about Uganda: the tallest mountain range in Africa, the world's longest river and the continent's largest lake. With half the remaining mountain gorillas here, along with the Big Five, wildlife-watching is huge.
- jaunt through the jungle to marvel at mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- take on the wild waters of the Nile River, some of the best white-water in the world
- check out the world's most powerful waterfall on a wildlife-watching bonanza of a boat ride up the Victoria Nile at Murchison Falls
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Uganda, History, The Culture, Sport, Religion, Arts, Environment, Food & Drink, Survival Guide, Directory A-Z, Getting There & Away, Getting Around, Kampala & around, Entebbe, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee, Sanctuary, Mabamba Swamp Wetlands, Wavimenya Bay, Eastern Uganda, Jinja, Mbale, Mt Elgon National Park, Sipi Falls, Nyero Rockpaintings, Southwestern Uganda, Fort Portal & around, Kibale Forest National Park, Semuliki National Park, Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Katonga Wildlife Reserve, Kasese, Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Lake Bunyoni, Kisoro, Lake Mutanda, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Mbarara, Lake Mburo National Park, Masaka, Ssese Islands, Northwestern Uganda, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Masindi, Hoima, Murchison Falls National Park, Budongo Forest Reserve, Lake Albert, Northeastern Uganda, Gulu, Kitgum and Kidepo Valley National Park.
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