|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$0.46|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$55.11|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$12.53|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$0.39|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.28|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$1.87|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$96.92|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$235.29|
Arua is one of Uganda’s most important commercial centers. It is home to several refugees from neighboring countries. The town has embraced diversity and is now making a name as one of the country’s premier tourist destinations. The tourism industry is growing at a record pace, with support from initiatives such as cheap flights to Arua all year long and financial aid to maintain historical and cultural sites.
Arua is a few kilometers away from the most scenic spots in all of Uganda. The beaches lying along the base of Lake Victoria are already converted to commercial establishments that offer recreational activities. Water sports are extremely famous in this side of the country. These include boat racing, canoeing, surfing and diving. The Speke Resort Munyonyo can tailor a tour for you and your family.
Arua is famed for housing plenty of iconic educational institutions in the country. Here, you can find the Islamic University in Uganda, Muni University, Uganda Christian University and Makerere University Business School. Hotels in Arua are located within close proximity to these remarkable academes. The Arua Currency Center, where you can view a stunning display of evolution of money in Uganda, is a storage facility of the local currency.
At the hills of Mbuya, Mutungo and Naguru are perfect sites to appreciate the scenic view of the entire Arua. The Bahai temple is a significant piece of the ancient history. It has received international awards and recognitions. The Mbogo Tombs are made especially for the ancient royals of the country. Researchers and scholars frequent this historic site regularly. The largest man-made lake in Uganda, Kabaka, is also a must-visit.
Golfing enthusiasts will be greeted by a beautiful backdrop in the morning at the West Nile Golf Club. Those who want to spend a fun-packed day out at the beach should never miss out on Ragem Beach. Souvenir shopping is best done in Arua Central Market and Arua Mall. Handicrafts and souvenir items are also sold by Luzira Prison Crafts and Bugolobi Africa Creations Limited.
If you are still planning your next African adventure, consider booking one of the cheap flights to Arua – a decision you will never regret.