Uganda - Tourism, travel, and recreation

Wildlife is the major tourist attraction. Tourism facilities are adequate in Kampala but limited in other areas. Tourists require a passport, visa, and yellow fever and cholera immunizations.

In 2000, 191,276 tourists visited Uganda. Tourism receipts for the previous year totaled $149 million with only 186,937 arrivals. In 1996, there were 3,887 hotel rooms with 6,608 beds and a 63% occupancy rate.

According to 2002 US government estimates, the daily cost of staying in Kampala is about $237. Estimated daily expenses in Entebbe range are about $164. Expenses are considerably lower in other areas of Uganda.

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