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Car rental in Uganda

Tips for driving your rental car in Uganda

If you're travelling to Uganda, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Uganda is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Kampala counts 1659600 inhabitants. In Kampala hosts 4.8% of the entire country's population, which counts over 34760000 inhabitants. In Uganda the language spoken most widespread is English but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Uganda is GMT+03:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Uganda is G and the electric voltage is 240 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Uganda is +256, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Uganda

With a fuel cost in Uganda averaging at 1.42 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Uganda shares its land borders with Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 20000, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Uganda as the 111th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Uganda there is a Left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Ugandan shilling (UGX). Speed limits in town are 30-50 km/h and on motorways they are 80-100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Uganda, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Uganda

Uganda boasts three UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (natural) and Rwenzori Mountains National Park (natural).

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