We invite you to come and share our country and culture on a 12 Days Uganda Cultural Tour. You’ll visit and experience places that are the top cultural sites in Uganda. Visit Kasubi Tombs and other cultural sites in Kampala, Fort portal, Mgahinga, experience the different cultures of the Ugandan people and art and enjoy the spectacular landscape and wildlife of the country. Go gorilla tracking in Bwindi Forest, track chimpanzees and enjoy game drives within different national parks.
Depart for Fort Portal via Mubende with stopover at Nakayima Shrine, a splendid tree worshipped by local people and believed to host spirits of ancient king. Picnic lunch en-route at Kibale, arriving late afternoon. Relax at the lodge or explore nearby lake. Dinner and overnight in local homes or lodge.
Visit and enjoy the Omukama (King) of Toro’s palace,locally worshiped hot springs and see ancient landform features and caves in Fort Portal. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park passing through Rwenzori ‘Mountains of the Moon’. Take boat cruise on Kazinga Channel and visit Tropical Bee Care Centre.Dinner and overnight at Jacana Friendly Safari Lodge.
Visit Kyambura Gorge to track chimpanzees, man’s closest relative. Leave for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest via Buhoma farmlands. Dinner and overnight at local homes/tented camps.
Your tour guide will transfer you to the park for gorilla tracking early in the morning. Get briefed about the trek within the forest. Start your hike into the forest looking for the mountain gorillas. In the afternoon enjoy Buhoma Village Tourist Walk organized by the local community. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Bwindi Lodge / Buhoma Homestead.
Depart for Kisoro early morning stopping at Kanaba Gap to view spectacular Virunga Volcanoes and stunning terraced hills. Visit natural, beautiful Lake Mutanda surrounded by the volcanoes. Walk on the shore or continue directly to Mgahinga. Lunch en-route, dinner and overnight at Mt. Mgahinga Rest House/ Mgahinga Safari Lodge.
Visit the local Batwa pygmies to experience their culture. Lunch, dinner and overnight at the lodge
After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National Park via Kabale. Evening game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at Mantana Mburo Camp
Early morning game drive. Return to Kampala via Masaka with stopovers to view royal drum makers, Equator point for photography and roadside shopping of local produces with lunch en-route. Visit Katereke Royal Prison and King Wamala’s Tombs. Drive to Kampala arriving in afternoon for dinner and overnight.
Take City tour of Kampala, the green city sited on 21 hills. Visit the Parliament, Museum, religious centres like Namugongo Martyrs Shrine. Trail ancient Kabaka (kings) palace and Kasubi Royal Tombs, Naggalabi Coronation Site. Visit Bahai Temple, local markets to buy crafts, try the local cuisines. Dinner and overnight in the lodge.
Depart for Jinja via Mukono with detour at Ssezibwa Falls for birding. Proceed to Mabira Forest then to Owen Falls Dam, Uganda’s largest dam. Visit the Source of Nile and Bujagali Falls. Return to Kampala after lunch. Visit Kampala Theatre to enjoy local play and dance. Dinner and catch your flight back home.
End of the Safari