Visit Gulu - Best of Gulu

Gulu is a city in Northern Uganda. It is the commercial and administrative centre of Gulu District. The coordinates of Gulu Municipality are: 2°46'54.0"N 32°17'57.0"E. The distance from Gulu to Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, is approximately 340 kilometres (210 mi) by road. The town is served by Gulu Airport and a railway line.


This warm abode of Gulu is a delightful place to visit in Uganda. To explore Gulu, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Gulu.

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Facts and Stats for Gulu*

  • Gulu: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gulu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gulu.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Gulu - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 29.69 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gulu

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gulu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 9.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 20.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 9.76 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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