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Author: Philip Briggs
Publisher: Chalfont St Peter : Bradt Travel Guides Ltd, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats

Uganda Travel Guide - Holiday travel advice and tips featuring Kampala highlights, gorilla tracking, accommodation and homestays, ancient history and local culture. This guide includes detailed  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Briggs
ISBN: 9781784770228 1784770221
OCLC Number: 965611950
Notes: Previous edition: 2013.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 History and background History, Government, Economy, People, Language, Religion, EducationChapter 2 Natural HistoryGeography, Climate, Conservation areas, Mammals, Birds, ReptilesChapter 3 Practical InformationWhen and where to visit, Tourist information, Tour operators, Red tape, Getting there and away, What to take, Money, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays, Shopping, Media and communications, Crime and security, Cultural etiquette, Getting involved Chapter 4 HealthPreparations, Common medical problems, Unusual medical problems, Other safety concernsPART TWO ENTEBBE, KAMPALA AND THE SOUTHEASTOverview, HighlightsChapter 5 EntebbeHistory, Getting there and away, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Entertainment and nightlife, Other practicalities, What to see and do, The Kampala Road and Murchison BayChapter 6 KampalaGetting there and away, Getting around, Embassies, Tourist information, Tours and tour operators, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Nightlife and entertainment, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do, Day trips out of KampalaChapter 7 Around Entebbe and KampalaNgamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, West towards Fort Portal, North towards Masindi and Gulu, East towards Jinja, Southwest towards MasakaChapter 8 Masaka, Ssese Islands and EnvironsMasaka, Lake Nabugabo, The Ssese Islands Chapter 9 Jinja and the Upper NileJinja, Bujagali and the Upper NileChapter 10 Mbale and the Mount Elgon RegionBusia, Tororo, Mbale, Mount Elgon, Kumi, Soroti, Pian Upe Wildlife ReservePART THREE NORTHERN UGANDAOverview, HighlightsChapter 11 Gulu and the NortheastHistory, Gulu, Lira, Kitgum, Karamoja, Kidepo Valley National ParkChapter 12 Pakwach and West NileHistory, Pakwach, Panyimur, Arua,Arua to Gulu via the Laropi-Umi ferry Chapter 13 BunyoroHoima, Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve, Masindi, Budongo Forest Reserve, Masindi to Wanseko viaLake AlbertChapter 14 Murchison Falls Conservation AreaGeneral information, Getting there and away, Where to stay and eat, What to see and doPART FOUR SOUTHWEST UGANDAOverview, Highlights Chapter 15 Fort Portal, Kibale National Park and the Toro Crater LakesFort Portal, Toro Crater Lakes, Kibale National ParkChapter 16 The Semliki ValleyFurther information, Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Semliki National Park, BundibugyoChapter 17 The Rwenzori Mountains and KaseseKasese, Rwenzori Mountains National Park Chapter 18 Queen Elizabeth National ParkGeneral information, North-Central QENP and the Kasese-Ishaka Road, Ishasha SectorChapter 19 Kabale and Kisoro DistrictsFurther information, Kabale, Lake Bunyonyi, Kisoro, Mgahinga Gorilla National ParkChapter 20 Bwindi Impenetrable National ParkGeneral information, Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, NkuringoChapter 21 Ankole and Lake Mburo History, Mbarara, Igongo Cultural Centre, Lake Mburo National ParkAppendix 1 LanguageAppendix 2 GlossaryAppendix 3 Further InformationIndex


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