Mbarara

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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

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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
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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
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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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          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
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            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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