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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
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Kidepo Valley National Park
Lake Mburo National Park
Mga Hinga National Park
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Murchison Falls National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park - Ishasha
Queen Elizabeth National Park - Mweya
Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Semliki Game Reserve
Semliki National Park
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Budongo Forest Reserve
Crater Lakes Kaberole District
Kalinzu Forest Reserve
Mabira Forest Reserve
Mpanga Forest Reserve
Ngamba Island Reserve
Airline Ticket Sources
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Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe (Mountain Gorilla & Rain Forest Direct Help)
http://www.berggorilla.de (English language text version also) Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe has been dedicated to the conservation of gorillas, especially the mountain gorillas, and their habitats since 1982. This site is an essential reference for those planning to be part of a visit to a Mountain Gorilla family.
Rhino Fund Uganda http://www.rhinofund.org is a non-governmental organisation established and registered in Uganda in 1997 whose sole objective is to successfully re-introduce the Rhino to Uganda. Rhino Fund Uganda represents a voluntary effort to help restore Uganda's wildlife and ensure the existence of rhinos in Uganda for future generations. Soon the rhino will again be roaming the savannahs and bush of Uganda allowing visitors to see one of Uganda's big five in the wild.
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund http://www.gorillas.org works internationally to save the mountain gorillas from extinction and ensure local people genuinely benefit from their unique natural heritage.
Budongo Forest Project http://www.budongo.org The Budongo Forest Project combines the best of modern forestry to conserve of one of the world's most significant endangered species, the chimpanzee.
Uganda Wetlands Programme http://www.ugandawetlands.org The National Wetlands Programme is a unique effort to sustainably manage Uganda’s wetland resources.
UWEC http://www.uweczoo.org The Uganda Wildlife Ediucation Centre is a exciting place to see and learn about the animals of Uganda and the ecosystems in which they live.
Ngamba Island http://www.ngambaisland.org Chimpanzee sanctuary located in Lake Victoria off Entebbe.
Uganda Community Tourism Association http://www.ucota.or.ug UCOTA exists to help poor communities improve their lives through the sale of handicrafts and the provision of accommodation, guiding and cultural performances.
Ndere Troupe: Clad in magnificent costumes traditionally designed to decorate and amplify movement, Ndere Troupe performs dances from every corner of Uganda. http://www.ndere.com.
AMAKULA KAMPALA International Film Festival is a thriving cineastic event that takes place in May with African and International films shown in various locations all over the city. http://www.amakula.com.
Other Useful Uganda Links
Backpacking & Travel Information:
Ophelia Photograpghy - Photos of Uganda
Memories of Uganda: Malcolm Mccrow's images from 1956 to 1962
Entebbe Airport: Airport images from the 1950's
4x4 Overland Forum. South African website with links to Trans Africa trips and travel advisories.
Uganda by Bike: Non profit organisation promoting sustainable transport and understanding worldwide.
Uganda Diary: Backpackers insight to travelling & volunteering in Uganda Jan 2004 - Videos & Pictures
A tour of beauty: Puk & Marie Ange Daniels from Holland. 5 weeks in Uganda late 2003, pictures and text.
www.en-route.co.za Scott and Renee's journal's of their 'last great adventure of the millennium'
Trans Africa trip from Madrid to Cape Town that includes details on Uganda.
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