Uganda as a tourist destination is not solely focused on natural attractions, but is also endowed with many unique cultural attractions. The country is well known for its culture within the East African countries, the history of the country’s kingdoms is now making its own impact on the current tourism industry. Any body visiting Uganda should not miss the chance of visiting the fascinating cultural sites of Uganda.
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This Tour can be combined with a 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Contact our dedicated Customer Service Team to get a Tailor made Tour
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is inhabited by a population of about 340 individuals of Mountain Gorillas, which makes up almost half of all the mountain gorillas remaining in the world. The rest of the worldwide mountain gorilla population is in the nearby Virunga Mountains which is shared by Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Selected gorillas families have been habituated to human presence and the number of visitors is tightly controlled to prevent degradation of the habitat and risks to the gorillas.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is also a birding paradise, home to over 348 bird species. This area is one of Uganda’s best bird watching destinations. Proclaimed as a World Heritage Site, Bwindi is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world hosting unique and precious floral species. There's also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the only forest in Africa where Gorillas and Chimpanzees live together.
For anyone looking to discover someplace beautiful and off the beaten track, Uganda is a top tourist destination with something for everyone. Uganda offers Africa as you’ve always imagined it - wild, verdant, beautiful, and just waiting to be explored.
Uganda is very nearly the most complete safari destination in Africa – boasting both the Big Five, the enigmatic mountain gorilla, and the ever-popular chimpanzee. Uganda’s Big Five are represented across the country’s top ten national parks.
Thousands of travelers come to Uganda looking for an up close and personal experience with its most famous primate residents - the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the chimpanzees of Kibale National Park. Uganda’s national parks like Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park offer the best Wildlife viewing safari in the world.
Arrival at the airport, transfer to your hotel in Kampala city.
After breakfast, start with a visit to the Kasubi tombs; a royal burial ground for the kings (Kabakas) of Buganda kingdom. The Kasubi Tombs located 5kms from Kampala is a huge dome-like structure that houses the remains of four former Buganda kings: Mutesa 1, Mwanga 2, Daudi Chwa 2, and Edward Mutesa 2. It was constructed in a traditional fashion with thatch poles and reeds, housing a variety of artifacts that belonged to the kings. The descendants of the kings wives look after the site. Visit the Kabaka’s lake and Naggalabi Coronation site. Relax for lunch break at your hotel. After lunch proceed to Katereke prison ditch and Wamala tombs. Dinner and overnight.
After early breakfast, travel to Entebbe, a stop over at Bemba cave in Ziika ecotourism forest site. Continue to Entebbe Zamugula site, Muzinga square site and Kigungu landing site. Lunch break in Entebbe town. After a brief lunch break proceed to the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, spend time visiting the center. Return late to Kampala. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, start with the Uganda museum, Bahai temple which is the only temple in Africa of the Bahai faith. Lunch break at your hotel then visit the Uganda Marty’s shrine at Namugongo. This is a place where many Christians were burnt to death because of their faith, continue to Kiwatule recreation center., participate either in swimming, or play football, visit the cultural village. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, go to the Ndere troupe center. for the whole day to be entertained with different traditional dances from various cultures of Uganda. You may find yourself being encouraged to participate in the traditional dances. Best performers are given awards. Dinner and Overnight.
After taking breakfast, drive to Jinja. En-route visit the Ssezibwa Falls and the Mabira Forest Reserve for a nature walk. Lunch break in Jinja town. After lunch visit the Kyabazinga’s palace of Busoga Kingdom and old colonial buildings in the town. Dinner and Overnight.
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Gorilla Trekking is number one on the bucket list of every traveler planning Africa Safari. Gorilla trekking experience is completely worth it, it lasts a lifetime. Let us start planning your Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The safari gives you an opportunity to track and observe the gorillas in their natural habitat.
Take advantage of this discounted Gorilla Permit Prices in November 2017 and go on a Gorilla Trekking Safari. Gorilla Trekking Permits will cost only $450 for all trekkers, so you are saving USD150 per permit. We have crafted our 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari to cater for every traveler. Let us start planning your Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour.
Join this 6 Day Uganda Safari combines Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kampala City Tour and culture Tour. Join this Tour and save over $520. Accommodation is Mid range Double Share, can be upgraded to Single Share. Tour departure is guaranteed on April 8, 2017. ONLY 2 seats left, BOOK
This safari combines Chimp Trekking in Kibale Forest National Park and Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park. Travelers can choose between Budget, Mid range, Luxury and Fair Trade Tour Packages. If you have your own group or want to travel with friends or family, you can choose your own departure date. Contact our dedicated team of Tour Consultants to Customize or Book Your Safari.
This safari combines wildlife viewing and the unforgettable Gorilla trekking. From Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, to Queen Elizabeth National Park and back to Kampala, the safari offers the best of Uganda at an affordable price. The Safari also includes a Boat Cruise to see wildlife in their natural habitat and a visit to the famous Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth National Park to see climbing lions.
This is a fantastic 6 days program traversing the primate world in Uganda while enjoying the beautiful landscape and the local people. It is booked with luxury lodges and a selection of upmarket boutique hotels. Spend your time with the gorillas and later come to the beautiful town in Jinja and experience the Nile at its best undertaking the much adventurous activity of white water rafting.