Culture & Languages

The culture of Uganda is made up of a diverse range of ethnic groups. Lake Kyoga forms the northern boundary for the Bantu-speaking peoples, who dominate much of east, central and southern Africa. In Uganda, they include the Baganda and several other tribes. In the...

Weather

Uganda’s climate is tropical. This means it is generally rainy (particularly during the months of March to May, September to November), while the remaining months (December to February, June to August) comprise Uganda’s two dry seasons.Uganda, landlocked...

Visa

General information (important)Nationals of the countries listed below are exempted from visa requirements for travel to Uganda. They do, however, need to have a current passport issued by their respective countries.Members of COMESA: Angola, Burundi, Comoros,...

Health and Insurance

Vaccination and medication.Visit your health professional at least 4 to 6 weeks before your trip to check whether you need any vaccinations or other preventive measures.Make sure your Yellow Fever vaccination is up to date before arriving in Uganda.Visitors should...