Sustainable And Eco-Hotels In Uganda

The 8 Most Ethical And Sustainable Hotels In Uganda according to ETIC Hotels

Hotel Africana Ltd & Convention center

2 swimming pools,Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Free parking,Fitness centre,Restaurant,Spa and wellness centre,Room service,Facilities for disabled guests,Bar
  •  Kampala, Uganda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 69%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (4853+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.9
/10

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Golden Tulip Canaan Kampala

Outdoor swimming pool,Free WiFi,Airport shuttle (free),Free parking,Fitness centre,Restaurant,Spa and wellness centre,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Good breakfast
  •  Kampala, Uganda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 69%
  •  Reviews: 4.4 (2372+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.9
/10

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Kololo Courts Hotel and Apartments

Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Free parking,Restaurant,Family rooms,Spa and wellness centre,Room service,Facilities for disabled guests,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar
  •  Kampala, Uganda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 68%
  •  Reviews: 4.2 (422+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.8
/10

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Speke Hotel

Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Free parking,Restaurant,Non-smoking rooms,Room service,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Greenyard Beach Hotel

Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Fitness centre,Restaurant,Non-smoking rooms,Family rooms,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Private beach area,Breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Jinja Grand Hotel

Free parking,Room service,Family rooms,Non-smoking rooms,Bar
  •  Jinja, Uganda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 66%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (66+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Crown Inn Bulindo

Airport shuttle,Free WiFi,Restaurant,Room service,Free parking,Non-smoking rooms,Bar,Breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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The Sparrow Centre

Outdoor swimming pool,Airport shuttle,Restaurant,Family rooms,Room service,Free parking,Non-smoking rooms,Bar,Breakfast
  •  Soroti, Uganda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 66%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (90+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

From: N/A

COUNTRY PROFILE

Uganda

  • Official Name:Republic of Uganda

  • Capital:Kampala

  • Population:47,381,136

  • Area:241,551 km²

  • Major Languages:English

  • Major Religions:Christianity

  • Life expectancy:63.37 years

  • Currency:Ugandan Shilling

10 Things To Do In Uganda

  • 1. Go on a safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Embark on an exhilarating safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park, where the wild African landscape comes to life. Traverse the savannas and grasslands, spotting majestic lions, massive elephants, and the iconic African hippopotamus. As you venture through this diverse ecosystem, keep your camera ready to capture intimate glimpses of the wildlife that call this park home.

  • 2. Trek to see the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Embark on a captivating journey into the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to encounter the critically endangered mountain gorillas. Trek through dense foliage, guided by experienced trackers, until you find yourself in the presence of these gentle giants. Observe their social interactions, playfulness, and striking resemblance to human behavior. This experience offers a unique opportunity to contribute to conservation efforts while forging a deep connection with these incredible creatures.

  • 3. Explore the vibrant capital city, Kampala

    Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Kampala, Uganda`s bustling capital. Wander through colorful markets, where artisans display their crafts, and sample local cuisine at street food stalls. Visit historical sites, such as the Kasubi Tombs and the Uganda Museum, to gain insights into the nation`s heritage. Engage with locals, experience the city`s dynamic arts scene, and appreciate the fusion of modernity and tradition in this lively metropolis.

  • 4. Raft or kayak on the Nile River

    Embark on an adrenaline-fueled adventure by rafting or kayaking along the Nile River. Navigate through thrilling rapids and enjoy the rush of conquering the mighty currents. As you paddle downstream, take in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Nile`s surroundings, including lush landscapes and hidden treasures along the riverbanks.

  • 5. Discover the Murchison Falls in Murchison Falls National Park

    Witness the raw power and beauty of nature at Murchison Falls, a dramatic waterfall formed as the Nile River forces its way through a narrow gorge. Take a boat cruise along the Nile to approach the falls, feeling the mist and hearing the roaring water as it plunges into the depths below. Capture the grandeur of this natural wonder, which serves as a testament to the relentless forces shaping the Ugandan landscape.

  • 6. Visit the Rwenzori Mountains, also known as the "Mountains of the Moon"

    Embark on an awe-inspiring trek through the Rwenzori Mountains, a World Heritage Site renowned for its stunning vistas and diverse ecosystems. Traverse through lush valleys, alpine meadows, and glacial terrain, marveling at the rugged beauty of these ancient mountains. Encounter unique flora and fauna adapted to the high altitudes, creating an unforgettable hiking experience.

  • 7. Track chimpanzees in Kibale National Park

    Join a chimpanzee tracking expedition in Kibale National Park, a haven for primates. Follow experienced guides as you venture into the forest, keeping an eye out for playful chimpanzees swinging through the trees. Witness their interactions, vocalizations, and social dynamics, gaining insights into their complex lives and the vital role they play in Uganda`s biodiversity.

  • 8. Explore the cultural heritage of the Buganda Kingdom

    Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Buganda Kingdom, one of Uganda`s largest and oldest kingdoms. Visit royal palaces, including the Lubiri Palace, and learn about the kingdom`s history, traditions, and cultural practices. Participate in vibrant ceremonies, such as the Buganda`s famous Royal Drumming, and gain a deeper appreciation for the nation`s diverse cultural tapestry.

  • 9. Discover the Source of the Nile in Jinja

    Visit Jinja, a town with historical significance as the source of the Nile River from Lake Victoria. Engage in various activities, from serene boat cruises on the Nile to exhilarating water sports like kayaking and white-water rafting. Absorb the beauty of the river`s origins and appreciate the role the Nile plays in Uganda`s landscapes and communities.

  • 10. Volunteer and engage in community projects

    Make a positive impact by participating in volunteer projects that contribute to Ugandan communities. Engage in educational initiatives, support conservation efforts, or assist local organizations in improving livelihoods. This hands-on experience allows you to connect with locals, learn about their daily lives, and leave a lasting mark through meaningful contributions to society.

5 Most Visited Cities In Uganda

  • Kampala

    Jinja

    Entebbe

    Fort Portal

    Mbale

When To Go To Uganda

  • The best time to visit Uganda is during the dry season from June to September and December to February. This East African country offers lush landscapes, diverse wildlife, and opportunities for gorilla trekking. Kampala, the capital, showcases vibrant markets, cultural sites, and the shores of Lake Victoria. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park provide chances to encounter gorillas and the Big Five. Uganda`s gorilla conservation efforts, the River Nile`s source, and its mix of savannah and rainforest create a travel experience that is both adventurous and transformative.

Travel Recommendation And Useful Links For Uganda

Find the complete travel guide for Uganda

  • - Check visa requirements and obtain necessary visas before traveling.
    - Respect local customs and etiquette, and learn about Ugandan culture and history.
    - Be cautious of safety concerns, especially in certain areas; follow travel advisories.
    - Explore Uganda`s national parks, wildlife, and the source of the Nile.
    - Engage with local communities to learn about their way of life and traditions.

  • Office Tourism of Uganda

  • CIA World Fact-book

  • Wikipedia Page

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