|One-way ticket (local transport)||$0.39|
|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$51.65|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$97.16|
|Local draught beer||$1.17|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$511.97|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$6.00|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.28|
Kitgum is a survivor of 20th century civil wars. This municipality located at the northern portion of Uganda has dealt with recovery fairly well, and is now one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country. It has exploited various industries that have been generating revenue for their local government. Agriculture has been the primary source of livelihood for the residents. Today, with various initiatives, tourism is starting anchor their local economy. Thanks to cheap flights to Kitgum, foreigners can now safely and easily visit this amazing tourist destination.
The landscape of Kitgum is vastly composed of hilly and rugged terrain. This is why mountaineers and hikers love to go here often. The Lotutur Hills and Agor are famous for long trail for trekking and sightseeing. The panoramic views of Aringa and Nyimur rivers from top of these highlands are picture perfect. Bird watching is a fun activity that you can enjoy with your kids at the Lelekan Bird Sanctuary. For more safari adventures, the Kidepo Valley National Park is a must-visit. Here, you can avail of group excursion or tailored circuit depending on your requirements.
Kitgum is also popular for hill climbing and camping in areas that include Kalongo, Amyel, Paimol and Lapono. The Paimol caves boast incredible stalactite and stalagmite congregations. Aside from being a natural wonder, these caves have also served as shelter for activists during the Lamogi rebellion. The Wil Polo Memorial site is another historic monument of Kitgum.
Conveniently located within close proximity to hotels in Kitgum are other tourist attractions. There are cultural performances and colorful musical presentations that are being held in plazas around the city. The locals frequently gather to celebrate traditions passed onto them by their ancestors.
The Kitgum Central Market is a great place to shop for souvenir pieces such as wooden furniture, painting and handicrafts. The city is also home to several branches of mainstream banks in the country. Because of this, you can easily withdraw money should you need additional funds during your vacation.
Wildlife and lush vegetation draw thousands of tourists from around the world to Kitgum every year. Cheap flights to Kitgum have been more frequent now more than ever.