Mbarara

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English information
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Top Descriptions

Mbarara is just a stopping off point for most travellers, either en route further north, south or north-west to . But as rest stops go, there’s enough here to keep you for an extra day or two. The pleasant makes for a good base, the a good refueler, and sights such as the and the are a welcome diversion from the cluttered and clunky Mbarara city. There’s even some interesting colonies of large fruit bats in nearby trees should you care to add that species to your safari checklist. – Daniel
 
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Top Tips

Mbarara may not be as modern or as vibrant as some travel guides might claim, but it is fairly well facilitated for and it’s a good place to break up a long journey.
The is quite excellent for and is a good place to stock up on essentials before heading to or .
If you’ve a hankering for cheap and tasty Indian food, head to .
 
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The Location

What should we know?

Name in local script:
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Also known as:Land of Milk
 
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Environment type:field, hill
Location type:city, urban
 
Religion type:Christianity, Islam

What can we see or do there?

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Animals:fruit bat
Birds:
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How much will it cost us?

Currency:Ugandan Shilling (UGX)
Average daily budget:UGX115,000

When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:2 nights
High season:
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Low season:March to May

How can we get in contact?

Language(s):English, Swahili
Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:256

How can we get there?

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The Directions

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The Directions

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The Directions

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What are the numbers and averages?

Number of attractions visited:3
 
Travel time to attractions:25 minutes
Travel time to next location:3 hours, 30 minutes
 
Altitude:1,800m
Population:195013
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Local Availability

ItemSizeAverage Cost
Beer (multinational)500ml
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Beer (national)500ml
Fizzy drink1 litre
Fruit juice1 litre
Gin (multinational)1 litre
Gin (national)1 litre
Milk1 litre
Oil1 litre
Rum (multinational)1 litre
Rum (national)1 litre
Vodka (multinational)1 litre
Vodka (national)1 litre
Water1 litre
Whisky (multinational)1 litre
Whisky (national)1 litre
Wine1 bottle
ItemSizeAverage Cost
Almonds100g
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Apples1kg
Bananas1kg
Bell pepper1kg
Bread1 loaf
Carrots1kg
Chillies1kg
Chocolate (multinational)1 bar
Chocolate (national)1 bar
Coconut milk1 can
Cucumber1kg
Eggs1 dozen
Garlic1kg
Ginger1kg
Honey1 jar
Ice cream1 unit
Jam1 jar
Onions1kg
Oranges1kg
Pasta1kg
Peanut butter1 jar
Peanuts100g
Potatoes1kg
Raisins100g
Rice1kg
Sandwich1 unit
Tomatoes1kg
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Antifungal shampoo1 bottle
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Conditioner1 bottle
Condoms1 pack
Deodorant1 can
Floss1 pack
Hand sanitizer1 bottle
Laundry soap1 bar
Razors1 pack
Sanitary towels1 pack
Shampoo1 bottle
Soap1 bar
Tampons1 box
Toilet roll1 unit
Toothpaste1 tube
Washing powder1 box
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Antiseptic cream1 tube
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Bandages1 pack
Chapstick1 unit
Contact lens solution1 bottle
Headache tablets1 pack
Ibuprofen1 pack
Mosquito repellent1 bottle
Nail clippers1 set
Plasters1 pack
Sun cream1 bottle
Sunglasses1 pair
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Batteries4-pack
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Chilli powder100g
Cigarettes (multinational)20-pack
Cigarettes (national)20-pack
Coriander100g
Cumin100g
Fuel1 litre
Internet1 hour
Lighter1 unit
Matches1 pack
Paprika100g
Travel multiadapter1 unit
Travel plug1 unit
Turmeric100g
Stock1 pack

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