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Top 5 things to see and do in Uganda

1. Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is incredibly diverse, and this means that there is a range of activities on offer for you, from watching tree-climbing leopards, boating down the canals and chimpanzee tracking.

2. Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi forms the ultimate natural retreat, giving you a place to swim and canoe between some of its 29 different islands.

3. Bujagali Falls

The Bujagali Falls are a series of rapids close to Jinja and is an astounding natural phenomenon. If you are feeling adventurous, there are water rapid tours across Uganda that can show you what its like to ride the rapids.

4. Murchison Falls National Park

This is the biggest national park in Uganda, providing you with plenty of acres to see elephants, giraffes, hippos and leopards, as well as the infamous Murchison Falls.

5. Bwindi Impenetrable forest

Gorilla trekking is at the top of many people's bucket list and you can get close to these majestic apes here, where there are over 400 gorillas.

Is Uganda safe for tourists?

Burglaries and muggings happen in Uganda, as well as opportunism from parked cars. You should make an effort to protect your belongings, especially your passport, and avoid going out at night. You should take out comprehensive travel insurance to ensure you have financial protection in case you need to make a claim while you are away.

What injections do I need for Uganda?

The yellow fever vaccine is required to enter the country for every person over 1 year old. You should also get vaccines for hepatitis A and typhoid and ensure that you have an appropriate tetanus booster. Some travellers may need extra vaccines, which can be found on the UK government website.

Do you need a Visa to go to Uganda?

You can apply for a Visa or an East African Tourist Visa which is valid for 90 days and also allows you entry to Kenya and Rwanda. Officials will decide on arrival how long you can stay based on your circumstance, usually between 2 weeks and 3 months.

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