Uganda Safari Cultural tour Highlights

TOUR CODE: JEH20CU

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Day 1

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by Jehovah Tours representative who will transfer you to Kampala Sheraton (High end facility) or Hotel African (mid range) or Kampala Backpackers Hostel Meal plan: Dinner

DAY 2

After an early breakfast, start with a visit to the Kasubi tombs; a royal burial ground for the kings (Kabakas) of Buganda kingdom. The Kasubi Tombs located 5kms from Kampala is a huge dome-like structure that houses the remains of four former Buganda kings: Mutesa 1, Mwanga 2, Daudi Chwa 2, and Edward Mutesa 2. It was constructed in a traditional fashion with thatch poles and reeds, housing a variety of artifacts that belonged to the kings. The descendants of the kings’ wives look after the site. You will also visit the Kabaka’s lake and Naggalabi Coronation site and return to your hotel for lunch. After a lunch break at your hotel, proceed to Katereke prison ditch and Wamala tombs. Dinner and overnight at your hotel (FB).

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After an early breakfast, head to Entebbe, with a stopover at Bemba cave in Ziika ecotourism forest site. Continue to Entebbe Zamugula site, Muzinga square site and Kigungu landing site. You will have lunch break in Entebbe town. After, head to the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre and append time learning about the centre and its activities. Return late to Kampala for Dinner and overnight at your hotel (FB).

DAY 4

After breakfast, visit the Uganda museum, Bahai temple, the only temple in Africa of the Bahai faith. You will then return to your hotel for lunch and after, visit the Uganda Marty’s shrine at Namugongo. This is the place where many Christians were burnt to death because of their faith, continue to Kiwatule recreation centre, participate either in swimming, or play football, visit the cultural village. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 5

After taking breakfast, drive to Jinja. Enroute you will visit the Ssezibwa Falls and the Mabira Forest Reserve for a nature walk. You will then head for lunch in Jinja town. After lunch, visit the Kyabazinga’s palace of Busoga Kingdom and some old colonial buildings in the town. Dinner and Overnight stay at Wild waters (up market), Jinja Nile Resort Nile Facing room (Mid range) or Nile river explorers (Economy) Meal Plan HB.

DAY 6

Visit the source of the River Nile and the Speke monument. Then proceed to Bujagali Falls to see the mighty Nile. Return to the Hotel for lunch break. In the afternoon leave for Tororo in the east of the country. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 7

After breakfast, climb the Tororo Rock which is about 4865ft. The hike is very tough but worth it. You will return late in the afternoon for lunch and relaxation at your hotel. Overnight (FB).

DAY 8

After breakfast, drive to Mbale and visit the Sipi Falls. You will be able to have lunch break at Sipi. In the evening, you will visit the Bagishu local elders who will give you details about their culture especially oncircumcision (Imbalu). Dinner and overnight (FB).

Day 9

After an early breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala with lunch stop enroute. Arrive late afternoon relax, as you wait for Dinner and overnight at Kampala Sheraton (High end facility) or Hotel African (mid range) or Kampala Backpackers Hostel Meal plan: FB).

DAY 10

After breakfast, you will start your journey to Hoima via Kiboga arriving in Hoima town in time for lunch. After lunch break visit the Bujumbura cathedral and Karuzika Palace of Bunyoro Kingdom where you will get to know about the origin of the Bunyoro kingdom. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 11

Take an early morning cup of coffee and drive to Mparu tombs; this is the royal burial ground for the kings of Bunyoro Kingdom. You will return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon you will be entertained by the Entogoro cultural dancers from Bunyoro Kingdom. Diner and overnight (FB).

DAY 12

After breakfast, you will leave for Fort Portal, with some stopovers at Mukwano tea estate. You will then proceed for a late lunch in Fort Portal town, after which you will visit Nyakasura  historical site. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 13

After breakfast, you will visit the Toro Kingdom palace and Karambi tombs; the royal burial grounds for the kings of the Toro Kingdom. You will then drive to Kasese town for lunch. After lunch break, you will visit Kilembe mines and interact with Bakonjo people who live on the slopes of the Rwenzori and meet the Ruboni Cultral site. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 14

After an early breakfast, you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a morning game drive. Enroute, you will have the opportunity to view buffalo, Kobs and elephants etc. you will then continue to Lake Katwe, the salt mining area in Uganda. You will then return for lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge. After lunch and some relaxation, you will then go for an evening launch trip on the Kazinga Channel, giving you an opportunity to see a variety of water bird species, hippos and crocodiles. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 15

On this day, you will visit the neighboring communities around the Katunguru gate and Rutoto primary school. You will then continue to Kyambura Gorge for chimpanzee tracking or to the Maramagambo Forest for a nature walk. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 16

On this day, you take a morning game drive to the northern part of the park, where you will have chances of seeing a variety of wildlife. You will also visit the Bunyaruguru area where you may participate in different cultural activities that are performed by local women groups. Then you will visit the Kitagata hot springs and Nyamunuka crater lake. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 17

On this day, you will start your journey to Kabale (the Switzerland of Africa) via Kanungu district and get to visit the Kanungu Kibwetere religious site, and arrive in Kabale town in time for lunch. After lunch visit Kabale museum to get exposed to the Bakiga culture. Take a visit to Rugarama and Rushoroza old missionary cathedrals. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 18

After breakfast, drive to Lake Bunyonyi, a lava dammed lake surrounded by many hills. The word Bunyonyi means the ‘place of little birds’, visit the Edirisa community development organisation, and sightseeing opportunities around the lake. You will then have a lunch break in Kabale town. In the afternoon leave for Mbarara, arriving late in the evening. Dinner and overnight (FB).

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On this day, you will visit the Omugabe’s Palace of Ankole Kingdom; Omugabe is title to the kings of Ankole Kingdom. You will also visit the Ankole ranches where you will have a chance to see the long horned Nkole cows, take time to learn the Bahima culture who are renowned cattle keepers. Dinner and overnight (FB).

DAY 20

After breakfast, travel back to Kampala, a stopover at Mpambire Royal Drum Makers, to buy souvenirs. Continue and arrive in Kampala late in the afternoon. Time permitting souvenir shopping before transfer to the airport for your flight home. (HB).

NB: We are able to offer this Uganda Safari  Cultural itinerary as an Upmarket, Mid range or budget tour by utilising alternative   accommodation options at the places to be visited.

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