East Africa - Uganda (PDF Chapter)
This is the Uganda chapter from Lonely Planet’s East Africa guidebook.
Emerging from the shadows of its dark history, a new dawn of tourism has risen in Uganda, polishing a glint back into the ‘pearl of Africa’. Travellers are streaming in to explore what is basically the best of everything the continent has to offer.
- 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 rafting in the world
- laze in a hammock on a powdery white-sand beach on the Ssese Islands, in Lake Victoria
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Kampala & around, Entebbe, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Mabamba Swamp Wetlands & around, Mpanga Forest Reserve, Eastern Uganda, Jinja, Mbale, Mt Elgon National Park, Sipi Falls, Nyero Rock Paintings, Kidepo Valley National Park, Kitgum, Gulu, Southwestern Uganda, Fort Portal, Crater Lakes, Kihingami Wetlands Sanctuary, Amabeere Cave, Kibale National Park, Semuliki National Park, Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Kasese, Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale, Lake Bunyonyi, Kisoro, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Lake Mutanda, Mbarara, Lake Mburo National Park, Masaka, Ssese Islands, Northwestern Uganda, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Masindi, Hoima, Murchison Falls National Park, Budongo Forest Reserve, Understand and Survival Guide.
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