Over the years we have established ourselves as the leaders of education tourism in Uganda. With us, it is not just about seeing the wildlife in Africa. We also lead you into communities where you learn about a new culture, new people and new ways of life – the food, music and dance, farming systems, herbal medicine, bark cloth making, family raising and so much more. We promote inclusiveness by making sure that your stay has an impact on livelihoods of the poor, and you plant a tree as your contribution to a better environment.

 

We have a unique expertise to manage large groups, young and old to ensure that each one of them enjoys our tours. We also offer tours for individual travellers, couples and families visiting Uganda.

 

We don’t design tours for you, we do it together with you. With us you LEARN, ENJOY and EXPLORE

Striving to restore culture and nature through tourism.

 

 

 

Watch a video showcasing the unparalleled beauty of Uganda’s nature, wildlife and adventure.

We can assist you to explore the Pearl of Africa! You’ll return happy!

 

 

Prices include:

  • 1 gorilla permit (US$600 value)
  •  2 chimpanzee tracking permits per person (US$210 value)
  •  1 Golden monkey tracking permit per person (US$50 value)
  •  Bed and breakfast accommodation
  •  Airport transfers
  •  Private custom-built safari vehicle with an experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees to all national parks

Activities:

  • Four game drives
  • Three boat cruises
  • Source of the Nile
  •  Bigodi wetland tour
  •  Golden monkeys tracking
  •  Rhino tracking
  • Community visits
  •  City tours
     Wifi in the car
     Drinking water
13 days
  • Destination

  • Departure

    Kampala, Uganda
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Day 1: Kampala

Arrival at Entebbe airport. Your guide will be waiting for you. Pick up and transfer to your hotel for overnight.

 

Accommodation:
  • Forest Cottages/Red
  • Chilli Hideaway (BB)
  • Cassia lodge (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Kampala pub crawl
  • City Tour
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Day 2: Kampala-Entanda Cultural Adventure (80km/1.5hours)

After breakfast we drive to Mityana for a whole day eco-cultural adventure at Entanda. The adventure includes bark cloth making, African garden tour, traditional hunting expedition (to save wildlife), traditional music and dance, buffet of fresh fruits, traditional cooking classes, ancient African games, traditional talks (specific to Buganda culture), and tree planting. To have traditional lunch at Entanda.

 

Accommodation:
  • Enro Hotel Mityana (HB)
  • Entanda Community
  • Homestay (accommodation on a farm)

 

Cultural Adventure:
  • Tea planting and processing
  • Local school visit
  • Can do a community project

 

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Day 3: Mityana – Kibale Forest National Park (232km/3.5 hours)

Have sumptuous breakfast at hotel and set off for Kibale Forest, arriving late afternoon. Enroute, you’ll visit Nakayima cultural site to have a glimpse into the typical African religion before Christianity.

 

Nakayima is believed to have been a beautiful spirit who once roamed the hill and later disappeared into the now famous tree standing in the middle of other smaller trees. The site is believed to have been a fort for the Bachwezi dynasty. This tree that is claimed to have been planted by Nakayima, a wife to Ndahura (a local ruler of the Bacwezi) dates over four hundred years ago.

 

From this tree residents seek local herbs and blessings besides thanking the gods or communicating their problems to them.

 

Continue to Fort Portal and have a tour of the Tooro Kingdom palace. The site guides will take you through the history and evolution of kingdoms in Uganda, including the Tooro kingdom. You’ll learn about the governance structure, the politics and social settings of the people of Tooro before colonialism.

 

Accommodation:
  • Kibale Forest Camp/ Tinka’s homestay (BB)
  • Primate lodge (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • A visit to the Tooro
  • Community to have an encounter with the local people and their agricultural-cultural systems.
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Day 4: Kibale Forest National Park

Chimpanzee tracking in the morning or in the afternoon. For people interested in primates and birds and willing to make another walk we can make a community walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary as well. It is also possible to visit the local people or the crater lakes.

 

Accommodation:
  • Kibale Forest Camp/ Tinka’s homestay (BB)
  • Primate lodge (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Chimpanzee habituation
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Day 5: Kibale – Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) 140km/2 hours

In the morning we visit the historical-cultural Mabere ga Nyinamwiru, stalactites and stalagmites forming as a result of underground water dissolving limestone rocks.

 

Great sightseeing opportunities of a waterfall in the middle of the mini-tropical rainforest. You will learn about the ancient people’s interpretation of nature, and how society has evolved in this part of the world.

 

Later we transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park for an Afternoon game drive. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. Expect to see elephants, lions, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.

 

Accommodation:
  • Bush lodge /Katara
  • Lodge (BB)
  • Mweya Safari lodge (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Hill climbing to the hilltop which gives a spectacular view of three lakes, the Rwenzori ranges, volcanic hills and settlements.
  • Visit to a home of a woman entrepreneur, positively living who turned fortunes of the whole community.Hill climbing to the hilltop which gives a spectacular view of three lakes, the Rwenzori ranges, volcanic hills and settlements. Visit to a home of a woman entrepreneur, positively living who turned fortunes of the whole community.
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Day 6: QENP

Game drive in the morning. Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel in the afternoon. The Kazinga Channel is one of the highlights of Uganda and has the highest concentration of hippos in the world. You may even find migratory birds from your home area! They visit here every year.

 

Accommodation:
  • Bush lodge /Katara
  • Lodge (BB)
  • Mweya Safari lodge (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Lion tracking
  • Community experience

 

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Day 7: Ishasha 100km/3 hours

After breakfast we drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park to the Ishasha sector in the South. Game drive in the afternoon in search of the tree climbing lions.

 

In Ishasha there are 4 prides of lions that climb the trees. Unique in the world! The other attraction of Ishasha are the Topis, not found anywhere else in this National Park.

 

Accommodation:
  • Enjojo Lodge (BB)
  • Ishaha wilderness Camp(FB)
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Day 8: Ishasha – Bwindi 65km/2 hours 150km/5 hours

Today we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. On our way we pass through interesting villages and have some breath taking views of the mountains.

 

Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the 2 places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas! (Driving time depends on the area in Bwindi we stay.)

 

Accommodation:
  • Buhoma community
  • Haven/Gorilla Mist
  • Camp (BB)
  • Mahogany Springs/Chameleon Hill (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Traditional medicine
  • Ride for a woman
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Day 9: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla tracking!!! Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world’s most interesting and endangered animal, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour with one of our closest relatives.

 

Accommodation:
  • Buhoma community
  • Haven/Gorilla Mist
  • Camp (BB)
  • Mahogany Springs/Chameleon Hill (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Waterfall trail
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Day 10: Bwindi – Bunyonyi 110km/2 hours

Today we drive to Kabale and visit Grace Children’s eco-school Afterwards transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.

 

Lake Bunyonyi is the deepest and most beautiful lake in Uganda. We sleep on one of the beautiful islands

 

Accommodation:
  • Bunyonyi Overland camp/Nature’s prime Island (BB)
  • Bird’s nest (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
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Day 11: Bunyonyi – Lake Mburo National Park 200km/3 hours

Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. The park represents both wilderness and beauty with its diversity of ecosystems.

 

The park combines both savanna and wetland vegetation systems which support a variety of wildlife. Visit Igongo Cultural museum which offers a real experience of the history, life and evolution of life of the people of western Uganda – including the QUEEN believed to be the founder of the Rastafarian movement in the world!

 

Accommodation:
  • Igongo Cultural Center and Country Hotel/ Mburo Eagles Nest
  • Camp (BB)/ Mihingo Lodge (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Horse riding
  • Walking safari
  • Cycling tour
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Day 12: Lake Mburo

Do morning game drive where you should expect to see beautiful planes filled with herds of zebra, Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, giraffes, lots of birds and the Impala, only found in this park in Uganda. There are also leopards and Tsavo cats in this park, and if lucky, you will see them.

 

In the afternoon you will also have a boat ride on the down warped lake, Mburo to have sights of hippos, basking crocodiles and lots of kingfishers

 

Accommodation:
  • Igongo Cultural Center and Country Hotel/ Mburo Eagles Nest
  • Camp (BB)/ Mihingo Lodge (FB)

 

Optional activities:
  • Visit local diary farm
  • Community tour
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Day 13: Mburo - Kampala

Depart from lodge in the morning and drive to Kampala. Enroute, you will stop over at the Equator as you cross from the Southern to Northern hemisphere. Head to the Airport for departure.

 

End of tour.

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Sights and Sounds Uganda

We are an indigenous safari company, registered and licensed to operate tours in Uganda and East Africa.

 

Over the years we have established ourselves as the leaders of education tourism in Uganda. We have a unique expertise to manage large groups of students, young and old to ensure that each one of them enjoys our tours. We work with schools, colleges and universities to design packages that enable the students to learn about the diverse culture, geography, history, wildlife, rural development, and the general business environment of Uganda. Tourism Uganda Uganda offers a million opportunities for students to learn while also enjoying themselves. We also arrange internship programs for visiting students with local companies, large and small in various sectors, private and public. Our team is led by a young, dynamic University professor and a host of University graduates.

 

We have packages involving Mountain Gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking, wildlife safaris, coffee tours, River Nile rafting, Kampala City Tours and Mountain climbing. If you are planning to visit alone, with a friend or as a group, we can assist you to plan a memorable tour to Uganda.

 

We don't design tours for you, we do it together with you and we deliver everything as planned, sometimes even offering more.

 

We are strong believers in sustainable inclusive tourism. We partner with local communities and help to build their capacity to ensure that they deliver certain services to our clients. We carefully help them to conserve their resources and minimize the negative effects on society and environment that might arise from tourism.

 

One MUST VISIT is Entanda Cultural Adventure (entandatours.com), a one hour’s drive eco-cultural experience from Kampala City.

 

So far visited by more than 1500 visitors, this adventure offers a unique and authentic experience of ancient rural Ugandan lifestyles. You get to enjoy traditional hunting (to save wildlife), traditional bedroom talk, music and dance, cooking classes, a buffet of fresh tropical fruits, bark-cloth making, community and forest walks, traditional games, and so much more. And you can enjoy all of this from a few hours to a whole day.

 

Our vision is to conserve nature and culture while helping the vulnerable earn a living.

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