6 Days Kampala Culture Tour And Kidepo Valley Wildlife Safari

6 Days 5 Nights
  • 6 days cultural tour kidepo national park
  • 6 days cultural tour kidepo nature walk
  • 6 days cultural tour kidepo uganda
  • 6 days cultural tour martyrs shrine uganda
  • 6 days cultural tour uganda museum
  • 6 days culture tour buganda heritage
  • 10 days cultural tour lubiri palace
  • 6 days cultural safari ateker community kidepo

Description

This safari offers you the best experience exploring the Baganda culture, Karamojong, and wildlife in Kidepo valley national park, the adventure will give you a chance to visit the major landmarks in Kampala city to experience the legendary monuments that have contributed to the destiny of this country such the independence monuments and Uganda parliament. Also, this cultural adventure will include the earliest enlightenment of the Buganda Kingdom where you will learn about their day to day lifestyle, the Kasubi tombs which is a UNESCO heritage site attached to the Buganda Kingdom as the traditional burial site for their kings and preserved spot for their cultural and traditional beliefs, the Uganda National Museum where a lot will be shared to about the current and historical background of Uganda, tour to the Uganda Martyrs Shrine where about 48 Christian faithful who belonged to catholic and Anglican churches were set ablaze for refusing to denounce the newly found Christianity faith on orders of the Kabaka of Buganda, as well we can have optional cultural performance at Ndele cultural center in Kampala. This cultural safari will take you to northern Uganda towards Kidepo valley national park, along the way you be amused by the rural settlement of Ugandan and be welcomed to Kidepo by the grass thatched communal houses termed as manyattas, here you will experience the true African wilderness and the authentic African culture not found anywhere in Africa, Visit the Karamojong community for experience and learn about their lifestyle and culture and later have a cultural performance, also explore the Ik people trail with mountain Morungule trail before you encounter wildlife adventure on the game drives in Kidepo valley national park. This cultural tour is available throughout the year and can be customized in regard to your needs and preferences.

6 Days Kampala Culture Tour And Kidepo Valley Wildlife Safari Highlights;

  • Buganda’s cultural heritage
  • Martyrs shrine
  • Uganda Museum
  • Game drive in Kidepo
  • A nature walk in Kidepo
  • Karamojong culture and lifestyle

This safari package includes;

  • Transportation in a tourist vehicle with pop up roof
  • Services of the English speaking guide
  • Destination or Ranger guide services
  • Accommodation and meals
  • All activities are described in the itinerary.
  • Park entrance fee is according to the program.
  • Drinking water

The package excludes: 

  • Personal Expenses like tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, porter fee
  •  Personal insurance
  • Ugandan Visa
  • Beverages

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival in Uganda and transfer to the lodge

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our safari guide who will transfer you to Kampala to a hotel booked for you. In case you have had an early flight to Uganda, you will be taken on a brief visit to a cultural site within the city and the details of the Uganda cultural tour will be briefed to the travelers at the hotel where you’ll spend the night.
Meal plan: Dinner
Accommodation: Papyrus Guesthouse Entebbe.

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Day 2: Tour to Buganda Kingdom and Martyrs Shrine

You start off with a visit to Buganda Kingdom. Uganda’s Monarchies present a rich cultural heritage that Uganda proudly boasts over other safari destinations in Africa. From here you proceed to visit the Martyrs Shrines at Namugongo, a historical site where 22 Martyrs were set ablaze on the orders of a Buganda King for refusal to renounce Christianity. The cultural tour in Kampala will conclude with a visit to the Uganda National Museum to see the ethnological and natural-historical exhibitions that represent the country’s colourful past. And if it’s a Friday, Saturday or Sunday you have the opportunity in the evening to experience a unique cultural entertainment of the main cultures of Uganda at the famous Ndere Cultural Centre.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: CaSsia Lodge

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Day 3: Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

We drive Northwards via Gulu to the land of the pastoralist Karamojong natives, arriving in the evening. The journey will take 9-10 hours through a dusty and bumpy road. This land also boasts of Kidepo Valley National Park, which is Uganda’s second biggest National Park but rarely visited because of its remote distant location.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Boma Hotel Kitgum

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Day 4: Game Drive in Kidepo Valley

Today you will explore the Kidepo valley to see the abundant wildlife that assembles in the river bed to access water. Baboons will be seen roaming along the floor of Kidepo River and under the palm trees.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge

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Day 5: Cultural Village Tour in Kidepo

You will be taken on a guided cultural village tour where you will learn about the nomadic lifestyle of the people around Karenga and Kidepo. During this cultural tour you will visit the Karamajong homesteads (manyattas) and see the kraals of cattle, the traditional costumes, stools, spears, headdress, knives, bows and arrows, jewelry, grinding stones and utensils all made locally by the natives. In the evening you will be taken for a sunset game drive to explore more of Kidepo.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Kidepo Savannah Lodge

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Day 6: Travel to Kampala

We drive back to Kampala using the Northern route via Karuma Falls arriving in the evening for your departure flight the following day.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

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