Cycling in Uganda

Bikes are such a great way of travelling in Africa – not least because you get to travel the way most local people do, under your own steam (and sweat) – that it’s not surprising it’s an increasingly popular way of getting around. This post on ShaneCycles.com is admirably detailed for anyone contemplating a tour of the mountainous southwest corner of Uganda.

It seems you can do some of the parks by bike, as well – assuming you’re intrepid enough. Pete Gostelow recently cycled through Queen Elizaebeth National Park and Shane’s report includes confirmation that it’s allowed, and also somewhat dangerous.

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About Richard Trillo

I'm the author of The Rough Guide to Kenya and The Rough Guide to West Africa and co-author of The Rough Guide to First-Time Africa. I've also been co-author of Rough Guides to The Gambia and World Music. The blogs for Kenya, West Africa and First-Time Africa are a way for me to post news for readers and for readers to keep in touch with me and with info from other travellers, posting updates, news and comments. I work as a freelance writer, editor and PR consultant, and was formerly Director of Communications at Rough Guides.
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