Uganda

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Bradt Travel Guides, 2013 - Travel - 550 pages
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Somebody once said that if you planted a walking stick overnight in the soil of Uganda, it would take root before morning dawned. Of all Africa's safari destinations, this is the most fertile. It's also the best destination in Africa for seeing a variety of primate species - visitors can spot more than ten types of monkey including mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. And if primate enthusiasts are found wandering round with imbecile grins, Uganda's birds have ornithologists doing cartwheels: more than 1,000 bird species have been recorded here making Uganda, in practical terms, the finest birdwatching destination in Africa. Moreover, in Uganda's premier savanna reserves, one can be almost certain of encountering lions, elephants and buffaloes. Whether visitors want to climb to the snows of the fabled Mountains of the Moon, raft the headwaters of the mighty Nile, or marvel at the legendary tree-climbing lions of Ishasha, this seventh edition of Philip Briggs' much-praised guide is the most comprehensive resource available.
 

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We love all what you offer interms of information but two things canot be one and you can not relay on information you get from your enemies.
Am talking about two campsite on lake nkuruba.they
are all good same lake,nature and primates
Recommend them all good but only one where you get fake information, competition and greedy,
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Very help ful information for future travelers.
After reading reviews from past travelers, I have learnt a lot about Tourism and Travel in Uganda.
Thanks Philip Briggs for the great work.
http://www.ugandatours.org

Contents

Uganda at a glance
2
Background Information
3
Natural History
31
Practical Information
73
The Guide
131
Kampala and Around
133
Uganda in colour ii
150
Entebbe and Lake Victoria
189
Murchison Falls and Lake Albert
373
Colour advertisements ii
406
West Nile
417
Gulu and the North
429
Eastern Uganda Kidepo to Mount Elgon
451
Jinja
493
Language
527
Glossary
535

The Mbarara Road
215
The Kigezi Highlands
239
Colour advertisements i
278
Kasese and Environs
295
Fort Portal and Kibale Forest
335
Further Information
538
Index
545
Back cover
552
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About the author (2013)

Philip Briggs has been exploring Africa since 1986, when he spent several months backpacking on a shoestring from Nairobi to Cape Town. He has visited more than two dozen African countries and written about most of them for specialist travel and wildlife magazines including Africa Birds & Birding, Africa Geographic, BBC Wildlife, Travel Africa and Wanderlust.

Andrew Roberts has lived in Uganda since 1993 and has worked extensively with the Uganda Wildlife Authority.

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