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About Kisoro

Kisoro is a town in Uganda. Kisoro budget travel attractions include gorilla tracking projects and more, making it an ideal for backpacking tours.

Kisoro Budget Travel

Below is a list of Kisoro's top activities, click on the link to view all details and tours.

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Airports

Kisoro airports include:
•Entebbe Kampala International Airport

Birdlife

In a country boasting the largest density of birds per square kilometer, Kisoro birdlife is rich and diverse. Many species can be found across key wetlands, rainforest, mountains, lakes and woodlands, with a range of endemic and migratory species to be seen.

Conservation

Kisoro conservation is essential to protect and preserve the area's gorilla populations, as well as the key habitats including wetlands, lakes, woodlands and forests.

Malaria

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

Plants

Kisoro plant life is lush and green, with a range of vegetation regions from wetlands, woodlands, forests and savannas.

Safety Tips


•Kisoro is generally safe for travel, however basic precautions should be taken
•Pick pocketing, robbery and muggings have been known to occur, so be on guard
•Keep valuables out of sight and secure in a moneybag under your shirt
•Avoid travel to areas near borders of Sudan, DRC or other areas
•Avoid travelling to northern Uganda, where the Lord's Resistance Army is in occupation

Travel Books

Kisoro recommended travel books include: • Footprint Uganda: Handbook by Michael Hodd and Angela Roche
•Spectrum Guide to Uganda by Camerapix
•The Year of the Gorilla by George B. Schaller
•Rise and Fall of Idi Amin by George Ivan Smith
•Gorillas in the Mist by Dr. Dian Fossey

Wildlife

Kisoro wildlife ranges from freshwater fish and crayfish in the Lake Bunyonyi area, as well as gorillas, chimpanzees and bobobo.

 

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