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Cheap Flights to Uganda

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Flights to Uganda

If you are looking for a getaway holiday break then Uganda is the best option for you. Flights to Uganda are easily available now with bargain deals and cheap flight tickets with Travel Shop UK. All you do is just visit our website, provide us your preferences and requirements via online query. Then one of our agents will get in touch with you via email and also by giving you a call and providing you the best options available. Otherwise you can just call us directly and talk to our agent. He will provide you personalized service and help you in all ways to book the perfect flight for your journey.

Uganda Overview

This country gained its independence from Britain in 1962. It is located in East Africa. It is bordered by Kenya to the east, South Sudan to the north, Tanzania to the south, Rwanda to the southwest and Democratic Republic of Congo to the west.

Kampala is the largest city and also the capital of Uganda. The other main city that is visited by many tourist is Entebbe. Swahili and English are the official languages of this country.

Uganda Climate

Being along the equator there is no real winter or summer time in Uganda. There is very little weather fluctuation happening in this country. Generally, the summer time happens in the month of January and February. The dry season happens between December and February and then between June and July. The wet season last between September and November and then between March and May.

Best Time to Fly to Uganda

Doesn’t matter which time of the year you choose to fly to this beautiful county, Uganda welcomes all tourists throughout the year. Cheap flights to Uganda are easily available throughout the year. But keeping in mind that all airlines have two seasons of travelling.

  • Peak Season
  • Off Peak Season

Peak Season 

The month starting from mid-July till start of September, mid-December till around the 1st week of January and then the end of March till April, are considered to be the peak season of travelling according to all major airlines. As these are the holiday seasons in the UK. Even in the peak season reasonable Uganda airfares are not impossible to find.

Prices at this time are normally higher than the off peak season.

Off Peak Season

The remaining months are all included in the off peak season. Prices at this time are normally quite low and cheapest flights to Uganda are very easy to find from the UK.

Popular Cities in Uganda

Uganda is gaining a lot of popularity from the tourists because of the adventure, thrill and enjoyment it carries for all sorts of people. The main cities that attract tourist are Kampala and Entebbe. Both these cities hold lot of marvels for tourists. Uganda is one of those countries that you must try out once. Because that will make you visiting this magnificent country again and again and you can you can always get good bargain deal flights to Uganda from UK.

 

Major Airport in Uganda

There are two major airports in Uganda that are located in the main two cities i.e. Kampala and Entebbe.

Airport in Kampala is named as Kololo Airstrip and the other one is known as Entebbe International Airport.

Kampala

Kampala is the Capital and also the largest city of Uganda. Airport in Kampala is called Kololo Airstrip.

Kampala Airport now serves as an Independence Park and has no international scheduled flight. This airport is no longer operated by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority.

Entebbe

Entebbe International Airport is the mostly used airport in Uganda. It is located near the city of Entebbe. Some of the major airlines that fly to and from this airport include Brussels Airlines, Egypt Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Fly Dubai, Fastjet, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, KLM, RwandAir, South African Airways, Turkish Airlines and United Airlines Limited.

Some of the facilities available at this airport for passengers are mentioned below:

  • Business Center
  • Taxi Service
  • Children’s Play Areas
  • Duty Free Shop
  • Showers
  • News Agent
  • Post Office
  • Cafeterias and Bars
  • Smoking Areas
  • Auto Exchange Machine
  • Bureau de Change
  • Bank
  • Gift shop
  • VIP Lounge
  • Airport Parking Facility

Attractions of Uganda

Uganda is becoming a popular country for the tourists. It is a country full of adventure, enjoyment, thrill and relaxation. There is so much to do and enjoy with friends and family in this marvelous country. You can experience wildlife expeditions, water rafting, great restaurants, amazing parks and beautiful sceneries by taking flights to Uganda and making your trip a truly remarkable one.

Some of the main attractions for tourists are mentioned below:

  • Batwa Trail (Mgahinga Gorilla National Park)
  • Namirembe Kathedrale
  • Lubiri Palace
  • Uganda Wildlife Education Centre
  • Uganda Reptile Village
  • Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary
  • Uganda Martyrs Shrine
  • Igongo Cultural Centre
  • Lake Victoria
  • Itanda Falls
  • Lake Mburo National Park
  • Kyambura Game Reserve
  • Source of the Nile – Speke Monument
  • Baha’i Temple
  • Entebbe Wildlife Education Center
  • Entebbe Botanic Gardens
  • National Park of Rwenzori Moutains
  • National Park in Kibale
  • Sipi Falls
  • Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Ngamba Island
  • Gaddafi National Mosque
  • Kidepo Valley National Park
  • Mgahinga’s Gorilla National Park
  • Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Murchison Falls National Park
  • Nile River Explorers
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Cheap Flights to Uganda from UK

You can choose flights to Uganda from UK flying via Europe, Africa and the Gulf. The major carriers include KLM, Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways, Egypt Air, South African Airlines, Kenyan Airways, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and Etihad Airways. There is also British Airways flights available now to Uganda.

To get these flights you can depart from any UK airport like London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, New Castle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dublin.

Direct Flights to Uganda

There are no direct flights to Uganda available with any major airline.

Indirect Flights to Uganda

There are a lot of indirect flights available for Uganda. Most of the world class airlines make one stop in their hub and then fly straight to Uganda. These airlines include British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Egypt Air, Etihad Airways, Fly Dubai, Fastjet, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, KLM, Rwand Air, South African Airways, Emirates, Turkish Airlines and United Airlines Limited.

Flight Duration to Uganda

Some of the average flight durations to Uganda are mentioned below:

  • Travelling via Gulf 12 hours.
  • Travelling via Europe 9 hours 45 minutes.
  • Travelling via Africa 10 hours.

*these times may be different. They can be less or more than the ones mentioned above.

 

Book Last Minute Flights to Uganda

Booking last minute flights to Uganda is almost the same as booking an average normal flight with Travel Shop UK. One thing we can assure you is that you will not be ripped off or any information provided to you will not be ambiguous. Everything that will be stated by our travel advisors will be black and white so there is no chance of fraud.

We aim at helping our customers to the maximum. We just don’t think about selling, but our main focus is customer satisfaction and to retain our valued customers. So for last minute flight you just provide us with your complete details according to your passport and then leave the rest to us. We will arrange the best flight option available for you so that you can travel with ease and comfort.