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Uganda

Bradt's Uganda has for many years been considered the go-to source of information for travellers heading to or interested in this extraordinary country. This new ninth edition of the most comprehensive guide available has been fully updated by Philip Briggs, arguably the world's most experienced guidebook writer and certainly the most experienced writer on Africa, and also includes a new full-colour wildlife section with over 100 colour photographs.
Mountain gorilla tracking is Uganda¿s most popular activity and this new edition provides expanded coverage of gorilla tracking options, describing the gorilla groups, their locations - in short, everything anyone who dreams of encountering these remarkable primates needs to know.
Accommodation listings and descriptions have also been completely revised taking account of the rapid increase in choice of places to stay, with a more critical appraisal of the best options in every price bracket - upmarket, midrange, budget and shoestring - being provided.
Bradt's Uganda includes the most detailed maps of the country, created from scratch using GPS by the author, and this new edition also offers increased coverage of Karamoja and the northeast, a major growth area for tourism.
Uganda boasts the most biodiverse - and arguably the most exciting - safari circuit in Africa, from the lush montane forests of Bwindi which protect the world's largest remaining population of mountain gorillas, to the tree-climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Whether visiting on safari, for birdwatching, white-water rafting on the Nile, or for trekking some of Africa's highest mountains, Bradt's Uganda is the essential guide.
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  • Introduction PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 Background Information Geography, Climate, Conservation areas, History, Government, Economy, People, Language, Religion, Education Chapter 2 Wildlife Guide Mammals, Birds, Reptiles Chapter 3 Practical Information When and where to visit, Tourist information, Tour operators, Red tape, Getting there and away, What to take, Money, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays, Shopping, Media and communications, Health, Safety and security, Cultural etiquette, Getting involved PART TWO ENTEBBE, KAMPALA AND SOUTH-CENTRAL UGANDA Overview, Highlights Chapter 4 Entebbe and Surrounds History, Getting there and away, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Entertainment and nightlife, Other practicalities, What to see and do, The Kampala Road and Murchison Bay, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Mabamba Swamp Chapter 5 Kampala Getting there and away, Getting around, Embassies, Tourist information and tour operators, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Nightlife and entertainment, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do Chapter 6 Around Entebbe and Kampala West towards Fort Portal, North towards Masindi and Gulu, East towards Jinja, Southwest towards Masaka Chapter 7 Masaka and the Ssese Islands Masaka, Lake Nabugabo, The Ssese Islands Chapter 8 Ankole and Lake Mburo History, Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Igongo Cultural Centre PART THREE EASTERN UGANDA Overview, Highlights Chapter 9 Jinja and the Upper Nile Jinja, Bujagali, Kalagala and the Upper Nile Chapter 10 Mbale and Mount Elgon Busia, Tororo, Mbale, Mount Elgon Chapter 11 Karamoja, Gulu and the Northeast Safari Circuit History, Teso, Langi and the Kyoga Basin, Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, Karamoja, Kidepo Valley National Park, Acholi PART FOUR NORTHWEST UGANDA Overview, Highlights Chapter 12 Pakwach and West Nile History, Pakwach, Panyimur, Arua, Arua to Gulu via the Laropi-Umi ferry Chapter 13 Bunyoro Hoima, Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve, Masindi, Budongo Forest Reserve, Masindi to Wanseko via Lake Albert Chapter 14 Murchison Falls Conservation Area General information, Getting there and away, Where to stay and eat, What to see and do PART FIVE AROUND THE RWENZORI Overview, Highlights Chapter 15 Fort Portal, Kibale National Park and the Toro Crater Lakes Fort Portal, Toro Crater Lakes, Kibale National Park Chapter 16 The Semliki Valley Further information, Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Semliki National Park, Bundibugyo Chapter 17 The Rwenzori Mountains and Kasese Kasese, Rwenzori Mountains National Park Chapter 18 Queen Elizabeth National Park and Surrounds General information, North-Central QENP and the Kasese-Ishaka Road, Ishasha and Kihihi PART SIX THE GORILLA HIGHLANDS Overview, Highlights Chapter 19 Kabale and Lake Bunyonyi Kabale, Lake Bunyonyi Chapter 20 Mgahinga and the Virunga Foothills Kisoro, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Lakes Mutanda and Mulehe Chapter 21 Bwindi Impenetrable National Park General information, Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, Nkuringo Appendix 1 Language Appendix 2 Glossary Appendix 3 Further Information Index Photographs
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 584
Erscheinungsdatum 05.12.2019
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-78477-642-8
Verlag Bradt Travel Guides
Maße (L/B) 21.6/13.5 cm
Auflage 9th Revised edition
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
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Fr. 37.90
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