Immerse yourself into a unique experience of an infusion of Culture and a Safari. This tour will depict the vast indigenous cultural diversity, identity & lifestyle. From the exploration of different traditions, local languages to the customs of the natives of the communities. What is a little Culture without a little Safari?
8 Days_Rugote “Cultural Oruramburo” Safari
Arrival and City Tour
Uganda as the Pearl of Africa is not just about Wildlife. With 56 tribes, it is greatly blessed with a diverse unexploited cultural heritage worth exploring. Discover a montage of culture through Art, Music, Rituals, Crafts, Dance, and many others. Visiting the Buganda Palace, Craft Village, and the Kampala Nightlife will introduce you to a completely different set of beliefs and practices.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Fuel your curiosity with a journey of endless discoveries to the ancient rainforest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Start the trip by standing in two hemispheres at the same time at the Ugandan Equator. At a Vantage point in the Impenetrable forest, you can have views that are beautiful and extremely picturesque.
Wake up to sceneries of a literal primeval Rainforest canvas, sights of Tea plantations, loud sounds of a stream rippling through the forest, a hawk-eye view of Lake Edward, and the Carpet terraced hills surrounding the local communities. Bwindi forest is known for being home to half of the world’s population of endangered mountain Gorillas. Anticipate the exciting and unforgettable encounter with the brown eyes primate giants.
Full Day Cultural Day
Also known as the “Forest keepers” because they were the original inhabitants of the Forest, expect to spend the day with the Batwa pygmies. Rather than focusing on the local community today, experience one of the Pearl of Africa’s most exciting cultures that surely gives you a nudging reminder that you are truly in Africa. Immerse yourself in this particular cultural experience to understand their unique Traditions and Heritage in the world. In the heart of the forest, the Batwa community will give you a tour of their traditional homestead, show and teach you how they hunted and lived in the forest, visit the traditional herbalists and the blacksmiths, entertainment from the Batwa people with African folk tales expressed in both song and dance, and many more activities.
Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP)
Continue your extraordinary safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Prepare to be amazed by the breathtaking scenery of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Revel in the rustic and intimate stunning views of the Park, Savannah Plains, deep gorges, and the beautiful surroundings of the Bunyaruguru great crater field.
Game Drive and Boat Cruise
Discover the fascinating untouched wilderness within your reach. Explore the park’s beautiful nature and see animals in their element during an early morning guided Game Drive. Queen Elizabeth National Park has a diverse range of animals like a Cackle of Hyenas, a pride of Lions, a leap of leopards as the most common predators. You should also anticipate seeing other animals like a sounder of Warthogs, a herd of Elephants and Buffalos, Impalas, the famous Uganda Kobs, and many more. Whisk away on an evening Boat Cruise at the Kazinga Channel and feast your eyes on the beautiful lake scenery. Have a glimpse of bloated Hippos, a bask of Crocodiles, a diverse range of bird species, and a large number of different animal species.
Chimpanzee Tracking & Crater Lake Tour
Marvel in the shrewdness of the Chimpanzees today as you trek through the beautiful Kyambura Game Reserve also referred to as the “The Valley of Apes”. The search for these very interesting and inquisitive apes is exhilarating but challenging because of the rough terrain of Kyambura Gorge. There is a high concentration of other varieties of primates like the Black and White Colobus Monkeys, the Red-Tailed Monkeys, a troop of Olive Baboons, and many others. Spend the rest of the Afternoon exploring and viewing some of the natural wonders of the Bunyaruguru Crater Lakes. Unleash the ethnic curiosity in you as you get mesmerized by a traditional dance from the Banyaruguru culture.
Departure to Kampala
Wake up to a state of dystonia as the birds chirp. Have a memorable view of the beautiful Park, the Lakes, and the crater as you are having a scrumptious Breakfast. Engage in a remarkable Coffee tour as you depart from Queen Elizabeth National Park.