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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:50:48 +0100

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Required travel documents for Uganda
Required travel documents for Uganda: passport [...]



Electric power
Electric power: 240V / 50 Hz [...]



Area code to Uganda
Area code to Uganda: +256 [...]



Transportation
Kampala is served by several international airlines from Europe and by more extensive connections through Nairobi. In-country, private cars serving as taxis are often crowded [...]



Telecommunications
Telephone and telex services are generally available to the US and Europe. Kampala is 8 time zones ahead of eastern standard time. [...]



Health
Malaria is present, and malaria suppressants are recommended. Boil and filter water and wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly. [...]



Customs
Visas are required for entry, as are inoculations for cholera and yellow fever. Travelers are required to exchange $150 dollars in Ugandan shillings upon arrival, and receipts should be retained to be shown upon departure. A $10 airport departure tax also [...]



Dining out in Uganda
Uganda as a nation loves food, and no celebration is ever complete without a feast. As a result there is no shortage of eating places in the country. Food is generally cheap and there is something to suit every pocket and taste. Prices range from a mere U [...]



Vehicle permits
To bring a vehicle into Uganda one must obtain a temporary import permit (TIP) or, depending on the country of origin of the vehicle, a carnet de passage. If the driver is not the owner of the vehicle, they must have a letter of authorisation from the own [...]



Road conditions
Getting to the remotest area of Uganda is not only possible, but is usually uncomplicated. Our fast-growing network of over 2,000 km of tarred roads is supplemented by over 6,000 km of high quality murram (dirt) roads, and feeder routes. If driving yourse [...]