Uganda Travel Tips
Are you looking to travel to Uganda? And are you wondering about what you should carry and how to get here, what to do when you arrive? Worry no more for we at Magic African Safaris got you. First off Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Africa and is on an area of 241,551 sqkm and its south of Sudan, East of DRC – Congo and west of Kenya.
It is a country with all sorts of natural resources, hydro power, of course people. Its just the place for you to be. Uganda being home to many wildlife and sights that are diversely coveted it is of course a place to visit and tour. Uganda is exciting and adventurous without being dangerous.
First of all, when coming to Uganda you need a bunch of things which are of course sold here too, but you can pack them just in case; A valid passport and a tourist visa (essential), more things to wear like skirts, should be bit long due to mode of dress in this country, tank tops and sweaters are fine as well since it can get pretty cold at night due to the cool evening wind.
Personal commodities like sunscreen, lotion, huts, boots or comfortable shoes, flip flops, soap, shampoo, bug repellent, toiletries, swimsuits, raincoats, cameras, sanitizer, umbrella, , sunglasses, well and makeups if necessary. Another thing to not is the indigenous people speak English well, a few French and Swahili the east African language but the commonly spoken language is “Luganda”.
The currency used in Uganda is Shillings of Uganda but Dollars pounds and Euros are also accepted and a dollar that is most popular among tourists is about 3,700 shillings at the exchange rate market, it is not recommended to carry a lot of cash, for safety but you can carry Visa card and master card to withdraw money at ATM’s cross the country.
There is a lot of other tips you need like gesturing to communicate if you don’t know any indigenous language or English language but the most important one is to be friendly and human. Well we are more than glad to show you Around. Please enjoy your stay.