This 23 Day Uganda Cultural Tours, takes you to most of the Uganda Cultural places and you will get to know all the Uganda culture, and after this cultural tour experience visit to some of the Uganda National Park like the Kidepo and Murchison Falls National Parks for wildlife viewing and other Uganda sightseeing which are much loved by clients that visit Uganda taking Uganda cultural tours and safaris, Uganda wildlife safaris and tours!

Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, meet our guide and transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight at Cassia Lodge/Hotel Africana. Meal plan: BB

Day1: Kampala City tour

After breakfast we shall go for Kampala city tour, Kampala city is ‘the capital city’ of Uganda, is known as the city of seven hills, visit to the Uganda martyrs shrine in Namugongo where many Christian converts were burnt alive by one of the late king Mwanga of Buganda. We have a chance to have a brief history of the kingdom and the martyrs then continue to the Uganda Museum after we shall go for lunch after lunch, we shall drive to Ndere center for traditional dances performances and then return to our previous lodge dinner and overnight: Meal plan: F/B

Day2: Buganda Trail Visit               

Today we shall go for the Kabaka’s trail with packed lunch from hotel, this is much more than just sight-seeing, the Trail gives you a chance to learn about the hidden and forgotten history of Buganda, as well as to experience an authentic, traditional culture—with dance, music, craft-making, spiritual healing and storytelling, we shall start with the Buganda royal tombs in Kasubi the tradition burial place for the last four kings of Buganda, here we have a brief history of the kingdom of Buganda and also have a chance to sit in the biggest grass thatched house in the whole world that is still looking good (by UNESCO), here we shall see the back cloth a local fabric made from a local tree. From here we shall transfer to the Kabaka’s lake a manmade Lake in the suburbs of Kampala visit the Naggalabi coronation site, return to Cassia Lodge/Hotel Africana for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

Day3: Kampala-Ssezibwa

After an early breakfast transfer to Jinja, Visit the Ssezibwa falls that emerge from a twin river, the only place where black water rafting can take place in Africa with its beauty and healing in harmony. After sightseeing we shall continue to Jinja for lunch at the crested crane hotel after lunch visit the source of the longest River “the Nile” here we shall take a motorized canoe to see the spot where the Nile is believed to originate from after drive to Bujagali falls overnight at Nile Resort. Meal plan: F/B

Day4: Bigwala dance troupe

After breakfast, drive to the Bigwala dance troupe, the Basoga is Bantu speaking people who live in southeastern Uganda. They are neighbors to the Baganda, Bugwere, Basamia, Banyoli and Banyoro people. The Basoga are primarily subsistence agricultural people. “Bigwala” is a Lusoga language term that refers to a set of five or more monotone gourd trumpets of different sizes. The music of the trumpets and the dance performed to that music are both called “Bigwala”. Five drums accompany “Bigwala” music and they include a big drum “Ngoma enene”, a long drum “Omugabe, ” short drum “ Endyanga”, a medium size drum “Mbidimbidi” and a small drum “Enduumi” each of which p lay s a specific role in the set. Bigwala heritage is of significant palace / royal importance because of its ritualistic role during burial of kings, coronations and their anniversaries and stands as one of the main symbols of Busoga kingship. When King Henry Wako Muloki passed away on 1st September 2008, the “Bigwala” players were invited to Nakabango palace and Kaliro burial ground to perform their funeral function. After drive to Mbale town for dinner and overnight at Mbale Resort. Meal plan: F/B

Day5: Bagisu culture                          

After breakfast, visit the Bagisu in the slopes of Mt.Elgon to experience life style and cultural performance like the imbalu, kadodi, lunch, and then spend the whole day in Mbale region trying to experience the culture of the Gisu. Dinner and overnight as above. Meal plan: F/B

Day6: Mbale-Soroti

After breakfast, after transfer to Kumi with en-route visit to the Nyero Rock paintings widely recognized as some of the finest rock paintings in East Africa, the Nyero Rock paintings in Kumi district are surrounded by intrigue and mystery, were drawn about 400 years. Dinner and overnight at Soroti Hotel, Meal plan: F/B

Day7: Soroti-Karamoja

After breakfast, drive to Karamoja visiting the historical for the interesting information about this hill, if we are still have time take Matheniko walk, Dinner and overnight at Moroto Hotel, Meal plan: F/B

Day8: Visit Matheniko

After breakfast, visit the Matheniko in the highlands of the Karamoja, we shall spend full with this tribe learning more about the Matheniko, we shall visit like 6 families today and we shall understand their history, the way they live in community, the way they eat and much more social life of the Matheniko. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

Day9: Visit Gear tribe

After breakfast, visit the gears tribe, the cattle keepers and we shall visit like 6 families to understand more about their cultural history, they will explain to you the meaning of the scars they have on their bodies, the way they live, they eat and behaviors. Dinner and overnight at Kotido Guest House, Meal plan: F/B

Day10, 11 &12: Visit Manyatta & Dodoth tribe

After breakfast, visit the Dodoth and learn more about their culture, visit several families and learn the idea why they pin in their mouth, these are cattle keepers and are proud group in Uganda and Karamoja from others. The following day we shall visit the IK tribe, a small tribe in Uganda and they live in Mountains of Karamoja which borders Uganda Turkana. This group is vegetarians and eats honey, this group live long because of all the time they eat vegetables and honey and they are proud that the oldest person in Uganda are only found at this area.

Day13, 14 & 15: Visit Acholi Land Culture

After breakfast, drive to Gulu Museum at KalKwaro (Acholi cultural chief’s homestead), Visit to Kilak hills and Guru guru Caves for hiking and cultural tourism, Amuru hot springs, Samuel Gordon’s Fort at Patiko, Scenic drive to Larubi escarpment, Wanglei (Nyipir & Labongo separation point), Overnight stay in Acholi Inn Gulu at Fort Patiko

Day16, 17 & 18: Kidepo Valley National Park

Have breakfast, after take dawn wildlife viewing-game drives, game walks, Lokajong caves in Karenga, Hiking on Morungole and Labwor Mountains combined with cultural visits to Ik people, Kanangorok hot springs and overnight stay at Apoka Safari Lodge/Ng’amoru Wilderness Camp or Camping on Mt. Morungole. Meal plan: F/B

Day19: Kidepo National Park-Gulu

After breakfast, embark the safari van and transfer to Murchison Fall National Park, with the en-route stay at the Fugly Guest House. Meal plan: F/B

Day20: Gulu-Murchison Falls National Park,

Have breakfast, embark the safari jeep and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park and overnight stay at Chobe Safari Lodge/Paraa Lodge/Fort Murchison Camp/Murchison River Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge/Heritage Lodge. Meal plan: F/B

Day21: Game drive & Boat ride

Dawn game drive to spot wildlife species like lions, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, warthogs, water and bush bucks among others. Return to lodge for lunch, after go for an afternoon boat cruise along the River Nile with the scenic view of wildlife and birds at the shores of the River Nile. Dinner and overnight as above

Day22: Drive to Ziwa for Rhino Tracking

After breakfast, drive the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is also home to over 250 bird species and is a great sport for avid birders interested in finding those rare African species. Go for Rhino tracking, the sanctuary provides trained rangers who will ably guide you through this expedition. You will have the opportunity to observe the rhinos at a very close and safe distance. After embark the safari jeep and transfer back to Kampala-Entebbe and have dinner and overnight at Karibu Guest House, Meal plan: F/B

Day23: Lake Victoria Cruise-Departure

Have breakfast, after go for the boat cruise along Lake Victoria starting from the Entebbe Front Club visiting some of the islands in the Lake Victoria, or you can visit the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary to feed the orphan chimps and have lunch, after take the speed boat back to Entebbe for cock tail at the Entebbe Front Club, as you wait for your return flight back home. End of services!