9 Days Uganda Cultural Safari

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$938 - $2489
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
9 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Not specified
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural
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Day 1: Arrival day.

Day 2: Kampala – Hoima.

Day 3: Hoima cultural tour

Day 4: Hoima – Fort Portal

Day 5: Fort portal Cultural adventure

Day 6: Fort Portal – Kampala.

Day 7: Kampala – Jinja

Day 8: Entebbe cultural site

Day 9: Departure day tour ends.

Day 1: Arrival day.

On arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your driver/guide from Beyond the Sky Tours and Travel Bureau, who will then transfer you to Kampala for overnight either at Serena Hotel, Common Wealth Country Resort Munyonyo (High end/luxurious accommodation), Grand Imperial Hotel, Royal Capital Palace Hotel (Medium class accommodation), Fairway Hotel (low Budget accommodation).

 

Day 2: Kampala – Hoima.

After an early breakfast, leave for Hoima district driving through a beautiful green vegetation cover. Have a stopover at Mparu tombs before reaching Hoima town. Mparu tombs are royal burial grounds for Bunyoro traditional kings; this place is famous known in Bunyoro kingdom because it was chosen by Omukama (King) Kabalega to be his capital in 1872. Overnight at either Koloping house (high end classic accommodation) or African Village Guest Farm. Approximate driving time is 5-6 hours.

 

Day 3: Hoima cultural tour

After breakfast, Visit Bujumbura Cathedral, Duhaga cathedral, Katasiha Fort and Karuzika palace (Bunyoro Kingdom palace), get to know the origin of Bunyoro kingdom. Lunch break at your hotel. After lunch break you will be entertained by Entogoro cultural dancing group. Overnight at either Koloping house (high end classic accommodation) or African Village Guest Farm (medium class hotel).

 

Day 4: Hoima – Fort Portal

After early breakfast, drive to Fort Portal at leisure. Stop at Mukwano Tea Estate for photos. Arrive late evening and transfer to either Mountains of the moon Hotel (high end Classic accommodation), or Rwenzori guest view house (low budget accommodation).

 

Day 5: Fort portal Cultural adventure

Early morning, visit the Toro kingdom palace and Karambi tombs. The palace is built on famous Kabarole hill overlooking the beautiful historical Fortportal town. Relax for lunch at your Hotel. In the afternoon drive to the historical sites of Amabere ganyinawiru ancient caves. If time permits, there is an option of hill climbing on Nyakasura hills where you will have a magnificent view of Saaka crater lakes. Return to the Hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 6: Fort Portal – Kampala.

After breakfast, depart Fort Portal via the pretty little town of Mubende set in rolling hills. Make a stopover at the splendid Nakaima cultural tree known to be 400 hundred years old worshipped by local people and thought to be holding the spirit of an ancient Bachwezi King. Picnic lunch en route and continue to Kampala. Arrive late afternoon. Overnight at either Serena Hotel, Common Wealth Country Resort Munyonyo (High end/luxurious accommodation), Grand Imperial Hotel, Royal Capital Palace Hotel (Medium class accommodation), Fairway Hotel (low Budget accommodation).

 

Day 7: Kampala – Jinja

Start with Sezibwa falls; you will get an opportunity to see the child born river which has belongs to the Kabaka’s heritage trail. Nature walks in Mabira Forest. Continue to Jinja Source of River Nile and the spectacular Bujjagali Falls. Return to Kampala late evening for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 8: Entebbe cultural site

Start with Bemba cave in Ziika ecotourism forest site and enjoy other activities like nature walk, birding, and sightseeing. Proceed to Uganda Wild Life Education Centre and Kigungu catholic religious missionary church. This church is the cradle of the catholic faith in Uganda. Kigungu landing site where the first catholic missionaries landed 129 years ago. Every year on February 17 catholic faithfuls from all over the country and beyond, make a piligrimage to Kigungu to commemorate the arrival of the two French missionaries father Simeon Lourdel (Mapera) and Brother Amans Delmas (Amansi). Overnight at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel (high end classic accommodation), Windsor Lake View Hotel (Medium Classic accommodation) or Entebbe Flight Motel, Sophie’s Motel (low budget classic accommodation).

 

Day 9: Departure day tour ends.

Transfer to Entebbe International Airport to later catch your flight depending on flight departure time.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Royal Capital Palace Hotel
  • Fairway Hotel

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Beyond the Sky Tours and Travel Bureau

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book international flights
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 256-414-250359
Since: Aug 2013
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