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About Kabale

Kabale is situated in Uganda, close to a number of key attractions, making Kabale backpacking tours an ideal option for Uganda travel.

Airports

Kabale airports include:
•Kampala International Airport
•Kigali International Airport (Rwanda)

Birdlife

With a range of key birding areas including Lake Bunyonyi and Ha'Buharo Island, Kabale birdlife is rich and diverse, with a range of species to see including African Jacana, Yellow Billed Duck, Long Tailed Cormorant, Great Cormorant and the Pink Backed Pelican.

Conservation

Set in one of the most beautiful and diverse countries in the world, Kabale conservation is essential to preserve the regions precious biodiversity, and as the region shares the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park grounds, conservation plays a vital role in preserving these habitats.

Malaria

Kabale malaria medication includes the following:
•Mefloquine (Lariam)
•Doxycycline
•Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)

Plants

Kabale plant life is lush and varied, with large tropical rain forest regions within the Bwindi Forests, and a range of vegetation from montane shrub to Acacia forest and dense woodlands.

Safety Tips


•Petty crime is on the increase in Kabale town, be on guard and take basic precautions
•Keep valuables safe and out of sight in a moneybag under your shirt
•Do not leave valuables left in cars, and keep windows closed when driving
•Roads are in poor condition, and driving can be hazardous
•Avoid large crowds or demonstrations which may turn violent

Travel Books

Kabale recommended travel books include the following:
• Spectrum Guide to Uganda by Camerapix
•Uganda: The Bradt Travel Guide by Philip Briggs
•The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda by Thor Hanson
•Footprint Uganda: Handbook by Michael Hodd and Angela Roche
•Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe by Mark W. Nolting

Wildlife

Kabale wildlife includes tracking gorillas in the beautiful Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, which is home to a large number of gorillas and chimpanzee.

 

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