Central Uganda

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Introduction

Central Uganda is a region of Uganda.

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Cities

Kampala - the bustling capital.
Entebbe - the airport on the shores of Lake Victoria.
Masaka

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Sights and Activities

Ssese Islands - a beautiful stretch of islands on Lake Victoria with isolated beaches and a bit of jungle. Jungle walks you could easily manage on your own, spending half a day. Beware that there is bilharzia in Victoria Lake, so if you swim, go check up with the doctor afterwards. However, you can expect to spend around 8 hours getting to the Ssese islands. As an alternative, Busi island can be reached in around 45 minutes from Entebbe. there is a camp site, with a small number of beds in a dorm and some bandas which are presently under construction.
Uganda Wildlife Safaris,Ltd, Kafu River Basin. a wildlife zone managed by Uganda Wildlife Safaris Ltd. This is a vast open area bordering the Kafu River. Nile Buffalo, Lelwel Hartebeest and Uganda Kob migrate through this area seeking grazing as Murchison Falls National Park, becomes overgrazed. In the Swamp, high grass, rolling hills see Nile buffalo, Lelwel Hartebeest, Uganda Kob, Bushbuck, Common Duiker, Oribi, Warthog.

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Getting There

By Plane

Air Uganda is the national airline of the country and only started flights in 2007. It is based at Entebbe International Airport (EBB) near Entebbe, not far from the capital Kampala. International destinations are Nairobi, Mombasa, Khartoum, Kilimanjaro/Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar. Other airlines serving the country are mainly African airlines serving a number of destinations in East and Central Africa. South Africa Airways flies to Johannesburg, Brussels Airlines to Brussels, British Airways to London and KLM to Amsterdam. Eagle Air has many charter flights to lots of African countries only.

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