Expats in Uganda

Your Practical Guide to settling and living in Uganda

  • Head to Ggaba on the edge of Lake Victoria for a lazy weekend afternoon. Eat fresh Tilapia and chips.
  • Popular Kampala markets are Nakasero (fruit and veg), the maze-like Owino (everything), and Nakawa (everything).
    For craft and souvenir shopping, head to Buganda Road craft market or the National Theatre.
  • The National Theatre has a comprehensive programme of dance, drama and art. www.uncc.co.ug 0414 254 567.
  • Dive into Kampala’s art scene. Galleries include Nommo, Afriart and Umoja. The Uganda Museum has occasional art shows, in addition to historic displays.
  • Kampala has a vibrant nightlife. Acacia Avenue, Bugolobi and Muyenga are a few popular tourist/expat hangouts for great cappuccinos, great local beers, cocktails and dancing through the night. The industrial area has the city’s best known nightclubs: Club Silk, Guvnor.
Driveaways Address Telephone Website E-Mail
Activate Uganda Specializing in running, mountain biking, swimming, multi-sports events and sports tourism groups. t: 0712 831388 w: www.activateuganda.com e:info@activateuganda.com
Ndere Troupe t: 0312 291936 / 0772 700104 /5 /6 w:www.ndere.com
Walter’s Kampala Boda Boda City Tours t: 0791880106 / 0787492781 w:www.walterstours.com e:info@activateuganda.com
Lagoon Located 40minutes away from Kampala, t: 0777511339/0775787291 w:www.ug-lagoonresort.com e:lagoon.resort@yahoo.com