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Cultural tour

Day 1 - Arrival

Upon your arrival, you will be met by your guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe. Depending on your time of arrival you may tour the historical areas in Entebbe, including the Mapera landmark at Kigungu landing site – at this point landed the first catholic missionary to this region.
Overnight at Namirembe Guest House/Tuhende Safari Lodge BB

Day2 –Kampala-Kibale National Park

On this day of the cultural safari in Uganda, we shall head to the Toro King’s palace after breakfast; visit the Royal tombs and amabere caves and take a short nature walk. Dinner & overnight at Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/Kibale Guest Cottages FB

Day 3 - Kibale National Park

After breakfast you will be briefed by the park guides after which proceed to the Chimpanzee trek, Kibale forest is a home to an amazing 13 species of Primates being the highest total for any National park in Uganda and the world over! On a guided walk, you may find families of Chimps, vervet and Red Colobus monkeys.

On a guided walk in the afternoon, you will walk through the Bigodi Swamp. Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is home to roughly 355 bird species and is managed by the Kibale Association for Rural and Environmental organisation formed in 1992 with the aim of achieving social and economic development for local communities.
Dinner & overnight at Chimpanzee Forest Guest House /Kibale Guest Cottages FB

Day 4 - Kibale Area-Semliki Wildlife Reserve

This morning you will depart for Semliki Valley (Garden of Eden), this gives you a view of the River Semliki which flows into Lake Albert, to go with are the neatly planted tea plantations and a view of the glacial peaks of the Ruwenzori. Have a picnic lunch at the hot water springs. Visit local farmers/farms in the area
Dinner and overnight at Semliki Safari Lodge/Vanilla Hotel FB

Day 5 - Semliki Valley

Today you will enjoy the nature & culture of the local tribes in this part of the country, in addition to a game drive. After lunch, visit the pygmy community and enjoy the cultural entertainment and experience the warmness of the Ugandan people.
Dinner and overnight at Semliki Safari Lodge/Vanilla Hotel FB

Day 6 – Semliki Valley -Lake Mburo National Park

On this day of the cultural safari, you will drive to Lake Mburo National Park to experience the Ankole Culture mainly known for long horned cattle herds as you pass through Queen Elizabeth National Park. Lake Mburo Harbours several species not easily observed elsewhere in Uganda. It is the only park to support the population of Impalas in Uganda from which Kampala the capital city of Uganda derives her name. There are Burchells, Zebra, topi, bushbuck, common duiker, oribi, Defassa water buck and reedbuck.

The vegetation also supports a healthy population of buffalos, warthogs, wild pigs and hippos, in the swamps; you may see the sitatunga antelope.You will also be able to see the famous Ankole cattle and take an evening game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Rwakobo Rock/Eagles Nest Camp FB

Day 7 - Lake Mburo National Park

Spend a day with the local community, see how they process ghee, get a chance of participating in milking cows, see how they prepare their staple food and you return to the Camp in the afternoon. Have a boat trip on the Lake, from which the park is named & learn about its history.
Dinner and overnight at Rwakobo Rock/Eagles Nest Camp FB

Day 8 - Lake Mburo National Park-Kampala

After a morning game drive, you will drive to Kampala have lunch at Masaka town. Stop and stand on the equator, be in both hemispheres at same time and there after proceed to Kampala arriving at your Hotel in the evening.
Overnight at Namirembe Guest House/Tuhende Safari Lodge BB

Day 9 - City/Cultural tour

Tour Kampala City; Kampala being the capital city and economic and social hub of Uganda in the heart of Buganda, visit the city surbs and get to learn about the rich and authentic culture and the way of life, music and dance. Take lunch and after visit the Uganda Museum, the Bahai temple Namugongo martyrs shrine,Kasubi and Wamala tombs.
Overnight at Namirembe Guest House/Tuhende Safari Lodge BB

Day 10 - Departure

Today you will be transferred to the airport for departure flight.

  • Transport in a 4x 4 land Cruiser,
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary,
  • All park fees, birding fees & activities
  • Professional driver guide services.

 

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  • Visa fees,
  • Insurance,
  • Drinks,
  • Any items of personal nature,
  • Tips/gratuities and curio shopping

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