Uganda beyond gorilla trekking. Suggestions on places to visit and experiences in Uganda outside of visiting mountain gorillas.

Uganda Travel Guide, Beyond the Gorillas

A guide to travel experiences in Uganda, beyond the mountain gorillas. Includes an overview of what to do, see and eat in Uganda.

Kampala, Uganda. Photo: Carlo Chinca / Frommer's Cover Photo Contest 2012

Kampala, Uganda, photo by Carlo Chinca / Frommer's Cover Photo Contest 2012 frm.

Top 5 spots to chill out in Uganda - Lonely Planet

Top 5 spots to chill out in Uganda

Here are 64 fun facts about Uganda for volunteers and travelers.


Our official fact sheet for volunteering and traveling in Uganda. Tips are about services available in Uganda and Ugandan culture.

Whether you're volunteering or traveling in Uganda, it's useful and respectful to learn some of the language before you go. A little effort on your part to learn Luganda will be well rewarded!

Luganda phrase book

While there are over 50 languages in Uganda, Luganda is the most common in central region. If you're volunteering with The Real Uganda, you'll hear it everyday.

Tips for preparing to visit Uganda.

What to do before visiting Uganda

Visiting Uganda is an incredible experience, but it also requires advance planning. We've compiled a list of what you need to do before visiting Uganda: