Uganda Getting There

Here is all the information you need about Uganda getting there. From all about Uganda, airlines that fly to Uganda, Uganda Visa information, What to wear  on your Uganda Safari and More.

About Uganda

Uganda The Pearl Of Africa. Uganda was derived from the Luganda word Ganda which means bringing together or a collection. Uganda is composed of different kingdoms and chiefdoms speaking 50 different languages, during its demarcation the British brought all these different groups together in one little country thus Ganda  and thus its name Uganda. Buganda kingdom the major kingdom covers the south and central part of the Country including the capital city Kampala.

Government: The president is the Head of State and Head of Government

Capital City: Kampala is the largest city and administrative capital of Uganda. It is located in the  central part of the country close to the shores of Lake Victoria. Most visitors to Uganda grab the opportunity to take in the sights and sounds of Kampala on tour. This fascinating city has so much to offer the greenery of its gardening setting, cultural sites, exciting nightlife, and the spectacular hills and scenery.

Area: Uganda covers 236,040sq km

Location: Uganda is a landlocked country in the East African Region bordered by Kenya in the East, Tanzania in the south, and Congo in the west, Rwanda in the south west and Sudan in the North.
The country lies as JUST at the equator between latitudes 4° North and 2° South and longitudes 29° and 35° East of the Greenwich.


Access: There are direct flights from Europe and regional flights from Kenya and Tanzania to Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. You can also catch a long-distance bus from Kenya and Rwanda. list of flights to Uganda find them below. Once at the airport, we can pick you up but please ensure to notify us in time, a day or 2 to your time of arrival. We offer car hire services too. If you book a tour with us, airport transfers are part of you tour and guaranteed.

Booking a Tour / Safari. Booking a safari to Uganda or going about planing a safari to Uganda is easy as pie.

1. Determine the number of days you have off work, or on vacation.

2. Decide on what to do or see if your not sure write to us info@ugandatrek.com or call +256793656241 available 24 hours, to help you plan your tour just email us with your safari budget and interests ( gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking or  habituation experience, hiking, trekking Rwenzori, white water rafting, bungee jumping,horse back riding, game drives and cruises on wildlife safaris, cultural safaris, fishing, kayaking, nature walk, community walk, charity tour or Voluntourism

3. Decide on an itinerary and price ( at the end of this step, if you decide on gorilla trekking, ensure to make payment for you tour as early as possible because as much a the permit may be tentatively reserved for you, but another client  with cash can make instant payment and takes your permit. When it comes to gorilla permits it first pay first serve.

4. Get the best available flight to Uganda the time does not matter for private tours, we are highly flexible when it comes to when the tour starts. At the bottom of this page are common airlines that fly to Uganda, Book a flight with a return ticket. Email Ugandatrek.com with your time of arrival in Uganda, and time of departure at the end of your tour when your flight leaves.

Visas: The Ugandan visa can be obtained upon arrival at the International Airport.

Population: Uganda has a population of over 34 Million People.

Climate: 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.

Currency: The currency used is the Uganda shilling; the Uganda Shilling is freely convertible to any foreign currency and vice verse because the country’s economic policy for current and capital accounts is fully liberalized.

 

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Adria Airways

3.0 of 5 stars20 ratings

60% recommend

Aegean Airlines

4.0 of 5 stars161 ratings

84% recommend

Aer Lingus

4.0 of 5 stars303 ratings

78% recommend

Aeroflot

3.0 of 5 stars91 ratings

65% recommend

Aerolineas Argentinas

2.0 of 5 stars84 ratings

27% recommend

Aeromexico

2.0 of 5 stars85 ratings

42% recommend

Aerosvit Airlines

2.0 of 5 stars33 ratings

30% recommend

Air Algerie

3.0 of 5 stars19 ratings

84% recommend

Air Arabia

3.0 of 5 stars20 ratings

85% recommend

Air Baltic

3.0 of 5 stars59 ratings

53% recommend

Air Canada

3.0 of 5 stars686 ratings

47% recommend

Air Canada Jazz

3.0 of 5 stars29 ratings

31% recommend

Air China

2.0 of 5 stars128 ratings

41% recommend

Air Europa

3.0 of 5 stars88 ratings

70% recommend

Air France

3.0 of 5 stars652 ratings

65% recommend

Air India

3.0 of 5 stars134 ratings

57% recommend

Air Malta

4.0 of 5 stars39 ratings

90% recommend

Air Mauritius

3.0 of 5 stars29 ratings

48% recommend

Air New Zealand

4.0 of 5 stars403 ratings

84% recommend

Air One

3.0 of 5 stars27 ratings

81% recommend

Air Pacific

3.0 of 5 stars75 ratings

45% recommend

Air Tahiti Nui

4.0 of 5 stars31 ratings

81% recommend

Air Transat

3.0 of 5 stars252 ratings

68% recommend

AirAsia

3.0 of 5 stars398 ratings

71% recommend

airberlin

3.0 of 5 stars138 ratings

58% recommend

AirTran

3.0 of 5 stars239 ratings

70% recommend

Alaska Airlines

4.0 of 5 stars291 ratings

80% recommend

Alitalia

3.0 of 5 stars458 ratings

52% recommend

Allegiant

2.0 of 5 stars222 ratings

40% recommend

American Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars1,297 ratings

44% recommend

ANA

3.0 of 5 stars47 ratings

79% recommend

Asiana

4.0 of 5 stars85 ratings

91% recommend

Austrian

3.0 of 5 stars141 ratings

70% recommend

Bahamasair

2.0 of 5 stars14 ratings

43% recommend

Bangkok Airways

4.0 of 5 stars88 ratings

85% recommend

Blue Panorama Airlines

2.0 of 5 stars24 ratings

54% recommend

bmi

3.0 of 5 stars105 ratings

63% recommend

bmibaby

3.0 of 5 stars58 ratings

69% recommend

British Airways

3.0 of 5 stars1,401 ratings

70% recommend

Brussels Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars88 ratings

57% recommend

Canjet Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars42 ratings

48% recommend

Cape Air

4.0 of 5 stars13 ratings

100% recommend

Caribbean Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars19 ratings

58% recommend

Cathay Pacific

4.0 of 5 stars274 ratings

70% recommend

CEBU Pacific Air

3.0 of 5 stars17 ratings

53% recommend

China Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars64 ratings

59% recommend

China Eastern

2.0 of 5 stars82 ratings

41% recommend

China Southern

2.0 of 5 stars94 ratings

40% recommend

Cityjet

5.0 of 5 stars13 ratings

100% recommend

Condor Flugdienst

2.0 of 5 stars40 ratings

18% recommend

Continental Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars519 ratings

69% recommend

Copa Airlines

4.0 of 5 stars61 ratings

82% recommend

Croatia Airlines

4.0 of 5 stars30 ratings

87% recommend

Cyprus Airways

4.0 of 5 stars16 ratings

81% recommend

Czech Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars31 ratings

71% recommend

Delta

3.0 of 5 stars1,378 ratings

57% recommend

Dragonair

3.0 of 5 stars37 ratings

73% recommend

Eastern Airways

2.0 of 5 stars10 ratings

30% recommend

easyJet

3.0 of 5 stars1,042 ratings

75% recommend

Egyptair

3.0 of 5 stars155 ratings

64% recommend

EL AL

4.0 of 5 stars99 ratings

75% recommend

Emirates

4.0 of 5 stars949 ratings

74% recommend

Ethiopian Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars66 ratings

62% recommend

Etihad

3.0 of 5 stars342 ratings

62% recommend

EVA Air

4.0 of 5 stars128 ratings

95% recommend

Finnair

3.0 of 5 stars111 ratings

63% recommend

First Choice Airways

3.0 of 5 stars11 ratings

73% recommend

FlyBE

3.0 of 5 stars170 ratings

63% recommend

Frontier

3.0 of 5 stars120 ratings

66% recommend

Garuda Indonesia

3.0 of 5 stars72 ratings

72% recommend

Germanwings

3.0 of 5 stars28 ratings

64% recommend

GoAir

2.0 of 5 stars13 ratings

31% recommend

Gol

2.0 of 5 stars41 ratings

32% recommend

Gulf Air

2.0 of 5 stars34 ratings

65% recommend

Hainan Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars20 ratings

55% recommend

Hawaiian Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars238 ratings

69% recommend

Hong Kong Airlines

2.0 of 5 stars13 ratings

38% recommend

Iberia

3.0 of 5 stars385 ratings

56% recommend

Iceland Express

2.0 of 5 stars28 ratings

25% recommend

Icelandair

3.0 of 5 stars126 ratings

73% recommend

IndiGo Airlines

4.0 of 5 stars59 ratings

85% recommend

Island Air

3.0 of 5 stars12 ratings

50% recommend

JAL

4.0 of 5 stars44 ratings

77% recommend

Jet Airways

3.0 of 5 stars210 ratings

59% recommend

Jet2

3.0 of 5 stars333 ratings

76% recommend

Jetairfly

3.0 of 5 stars24 ratings

67% recommend

JetBlue

4.0 of 5 stars468 ratings

87% recommend

Jetstar

3.0 of 5 stars233 ratings

45% recommend

Kenya Airways

3.0 of 5 stars72 ratings

49% recommend

Kingfisher Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars43 ratings

65% recommend

KLM

3.0 of 5 stars470 ratings

74% recommend

Korean Air

4.0 of 5 stars132 ratings

92% recommend

Kuwait Airways

2.0 of 5 stars39 ratings

46% recommend

LAN Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars227 ratings

70% recommend

Lion Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars16 ratings

94% recommend

LOT Polish Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars60 ratings

60% recommend

Lufthansa

3.0 of 5 stars740 ratings

71% recommend

Luxair

2.0 of 5 stars15 ratings

33% recommend

Malaysia Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars277 ratings

63% recommend

Malev Hungarian Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars14 ratings

100% recommend

Asia Alpha Airways

3.0 of 5 stars15 ratings

53% recommend

Meridiana

2.0 of 5 stars46 ratings

48% recommend

Middle East Airlines

5.0 of 5 stars10 ratings

100% recommend

Monarch

3.0 of 5 stars458 ratings

49% recommend

Neos

3.0 of 5 stars15 ratings

73% recommend

NIKI

4.0 of 5 stars14 ratings

100% recommend

Nok Air

3.0 of 5 stars11 ratings

100% recommend

Norwegian Air Shuttle

3.0 of 5 stars59 ratings

85% recommend

Olympic Airlines

4.0 of 5 stars38 ratings

89% recommend

Oman Air

3.0 of 5 stars61 ratings

70% recommend

Onur Air

2.0 of 5 stars15 ratings

20% recommend

Pakistan International Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars23 ratings

87% recommend

Pegasus Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars43 ratings

74% recommend

Philippine Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars93 ratings

74% recommend

Porter

5.0 of 5 stars63 ratings

94% recommend

Qantas

4.0 of 5 stars429 ratings

68% recommend

Qatar Airways

4.0 of 5 stars433 ratings

70% recommend

Royal Air Maroc

2.0 of 5 stars47 ratings

38% recommend

Royal Brunei

3.0 of 5 stars54 ratings

70% recommend

Royal Jordanian

4.0 of 5 stars48 ratings

81% recommend

Ryanair

3.0 of 5 stars1,374 ratings

53% recommend

S7 Airlines

2.0 of 5 stars10 ratings

20% recommend

SAS

3.0 of 5 stars134 ratings

70% recommend

SATA International

3.0 of 5 stars21 ratings

67% recommend

Saudia

3.0 of 5 stars66 ratings

50% recommend

Silkair

4.0 of 5 stars29 ratings

76% recommend

Singapore Airlines

4.0 of 5 stars530 ratings

85% recommend

South African Airways

3.0 of 5 stars133 ratings

62% recommend

Southwest

4.0 of 5 stars769 ratings

90% recommend

SpiceJet

3.0 of 5 stars32 ratings

56% recommend

Spirit

2.0 of 5 stars413 ratings

21% recommend

Sri Lankan Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars102 ratings

53% recommend

Sun Country

2.0 of 5 stars25 ratings

48% recommend

Sunwing

3.0 of 5 stars161 ratings

52% recommend

SWISS

4.0 of 5 stars266 ratings

75% recommend

TACA

3.0 of 5 stars60 ratings

62% recommend

TAM

3.0 of 5 stars54 ratings

61% recommend

TAP Portugal

3.0 of 5 stars159 ratings

55% recommend

TAROM

4.0 of 5 stars27 ratings

74% recommend

THAI

4.0 of 5 stars302 ratings

74% recommend

Thomas Cook Airlines

2.0 of 5 stars430 ratings

34% recommend

Thomson

3.0 of 5 stars542 ratings

53% recommend

Tiger Airways

3.0 of 5 stars78 ratings

42% recommend

Transaero Airlines

4.0 of 5 stars10 ratings

80% recommend

Transavia Airlines

2.0 of 5 stars20 ratings

45% recommend

TUIfly

3.0 of 5 stars15 ratings

53% recommend

Tunis Air

2.0 of 5 stars20 ratings

40% recommend

Turkish Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars420 ratings

60% recommend

Ukraine International

4.0 of 5 stars25 ratings

96% recommend

United

2.0 of 5 stars1,284 ratings

38% recommend

US Airways

2.0 of 5 stars753 ratings

37% recommend

USA 3000 Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars11 ratings

100% recommend

Vietnam Airlines

3.0 of 5 stars97 ratings

62% recommend

Virgin America

4.0 of 5 stars190 ratings

89% recommend

Virgin Atlantic

3.0 of 5 stars709 ratings

63% recommend

Virgin Australia

4.0 of 5 stars71 ratings

76% recommend

Volaris

4.0 of 5 stars12 ratings

100% recommend

Vueling Airlines

2.0 of 5 stars224 ratings

54% recommend

WestJet

4.0 of 5 stars285 ratings

79% recommend

Wind Jet

3.0 of 5 stars12 ratings

75% recommend

Wizzair

3.0 of 5 stars85 ratings

52% recommend