Best Travel Guide Books for Uganda

Uganda Bradt Travel Guide 2017

Bradt travel guides are known to cover destinations that tend to be overlooked by other guidebook publishers or do not have a long history of tourism. They are often written by writers who live in the country or region rather than travel writers. The books are organised in 2 parts: General Information and Guide:
General Information includes Background Information section with introduction to the country with a history, geography and wildlife, languages and culture overview; Practical Information section with tips on transportation, accommodation cultural etiquette, visas, money, emergencies and safety and Health section.
The Guide part is divided into individual chapters organized on geographical basis highlighting the region’s most interesting sights and activities as well as accommodation, dinning and nightlife recommendations.

East Africa Lonely Planet 2015

A comprehensive multi-country  guidebook focused on medium to low budget travelers, perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Covers Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi. The guide is organized into four main color-coded parts:

  • Plan your trip – includes brief introduction to the country, maps, top things to see and do, itinerary suggestions, etiquette.
  • On the road – the heart of the guide. It is divided into chapters, each if which covers a specific region and individual cities highlighting sights and activities, accommodation and dining recommendations with prices and contact information, getting there and around advice.
  • Understand – in depth information on current affairs, history, environment, people and culture, art and music, local cuisine etc.
  • Survival Guide – Directory A-Z (quick reference and practical information on everything you need to know when traveling in the country), Transport Information, Language.


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