10 days Uganda Cultural safari
Visit Uganda and learn more about the different beliefs, traditions and cultures on our 10 Days Uganda Cultural safari. Uganda has over 50 different tribes that are worth exploring not missing out the Karamajongs and also the Batwa forest people. All these small groups and communities have unique behaviours and beliefs. However, most noteworthy is that they are welcoming.
Day 1: Arrive Entebbe Airport.
Arrive at Entebbe airport to meet our company representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Your Uganda safari starts with pick up. Overnight
Basic- Central Inn Entebbe / Holiday express Hotel.
Moderate – Cassia Lodge or 2 friends Hotel Entebbe
Luxury – Serena Hotel, Mestil Hotel.
Today at 8am, you will go visit the national museum before going to the Buganda Kings palace to learn more about the history of Buganda Kingdom. After the palace, you will go visit the burial sites of the Kings, the Kasubi tombs. You will later go visit the coronation sites of Buganda Kings. Return to your hotel for Dinner. Overnight at previous hotel.
Day 3: Transfer to Jinja Eastern Uganda.
7am, transfer to Jinja to arrive after 2 hours. On the way to jinja, you can visit Ssezibwa falls and then proceed to visit the source of the Nile. On arrival in Jinja, you will go visit the Busoga kings palace and then later relax at your hotel. Overnight at
Basic- Source of the Nile Hotel.
Moderate – Jinja Resort Hotel or Gately on the Nile Hotel.
Day 4: Transfer to Mbale.
Depart Jinja at 8am, to transfer to Mbale town taking 3 hours to arrive. Check into your hotel and then go visit the Mutoto cultural site which hosts the circumcision ceremony / Imbalu for the Bagisu Males every even year. Circumcision of male teenagers is seen as a process through which these men are initiated into adulthood. Later you will go visit Kakungulu hill, where kakungulu was buried and also today where the Jewish center sits. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
Basic—Wash and Wills Hotel
Moderate – Protea Hotel / Mbale resort
Day 5: Transfer to Sipi Falls. / Visit Sebei caves
Today, you will transfer to Sipi falls for a nature walk to the falls. Later in the afternoon you will go visit the Sebie caves t learn more about the Cultures of the Sebei people and then return to your hotel. Overnight at previous hotel.
Day 6: Transfer to Moroto. Kara-Tunga camp.
In the morning at 7am, you will depart your hotel and drive to transfer to Moroto. Arrive moroto to have lunch and then go visit the Karamoja museum. Relax at your hotel for an overnight.
Overnight at Karatunga Camp Basic , Kara-Tunga Bandas Moderate
Day 7: Day in Moroto.
Today you will go visit Ateker cultural centre and then Mt Moroto where you will meet the people of Tepeth Tribe after hiking. Spend some time with them learning more about there culture and then return to your hotel.
Day 8: Transfer to Gulu.
At 7am, you will depart Moroto to transfer to Gulu. Arrive in time for lunch to ave lunch and then later go visit the Fort patiko. This is also referred to as Bakers fort and was established in 1872 by Sir, Samul Baker. Later it was commissioned by the Queen as a military base during the colonial days.
Overnight at Acholi Inn or bakers fort Hotel.
Day 9: Day in Gulu.
Today, you will go visit the local community in Gulu and also visit a museum in Gulu town. You will also visit the craft centre to buy some crafts and also be treated to cultural dances of the Acholi people. If you are interested you can visit the Guruguru caves. These caves, are said to have been used during the Lamogi rebellion and also during the historical inter-clan wars and so much more.
Overnight at previous hotel.
Day 10: Drive back to Kampala.
At 8am after breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala and proceed to the airport to catch your onward flight. End of 10 days cultural safari. However, if you are interested in a longer trip, then this can be organised too.