Uganda trip is pleased to take you as you visit the ancestral people of Africa hidden in the foothills of Rwenzori mountains, the Mountains of the moon and be sure your life will not be the same. We show you the Queen Elizabeth National Park and take you through the hills of Rwenzori Mountains displaying the tribal skills of post hunters and gathers now adapting the sustainable living skills of crafts weaving, story telling, blacksmith and traditional healing. Listen to the ancient Ethnic stories of marriage, hunting, wars in the hills and seat with the tribal leaders to make the hunting and household tools as they used to over 300 years ago. This package is given through our Five days four nights trip, starting from Entebbe international airport.
Day 1: Entebbe – Ruboni Community Camp: Morning arrival at the airport and we pick you to head to Western Uganda in the foothills or Rwenzori mountains. We shall drive via Kampala and take the Mubende route to have lunch in fort portal town at garden restaurant before we can head to Ruboni community camp for overnight. Arrival in the late afternoon. The day trip will have occurrences of African markets, social life; forest patches settlements and small town on the roadside giving you some picture opportunities. (7hrs)
Day 2: Ruboni Community Camp: The first day at Ruboni community camp opens you to the amazing African tribal people, their environment and culture. Enjoy the morning views of the magical Mountains of the moon. The society is welcoming; just get ready for the forthcoming nature exploration trip with the local community guide. You have options of a village walk, forest hike and or a hill climb trek. It is possible to do two if you’re in shape at the time. On return from the activity, participate in the tribal cooking skills. Following the local elder you will harvest, prepare, cook and serve the local dishes. Doing as much as any local person around you, with a great picture opportunity. You will realize you just made a traditional dish of the Bakonzo people.
Day 3: Ruboni community to Queen Elizabeth and back: Well fed with the night memories of the mountains tribe, you probably had a wonderful night covered by the sounds of the jungle. You are set to go and explore the game in Queen Elizabeth National park. Today, you will do the game drive, a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel and return to the camp after lunch. Start after a cup of tea and drive for about one hour to the entrance of Queen Elizabeth park where the game drive begins. The common game are the elephants, Uganda cobs, warthogs, buffalo, water bucks, crocodiles, hippopotamus, and if lucky the lion and leopard without missing a great variety of birds in the park and on the channel. You now have an option of a balloon safari, to be able to take the gorgeous panoramic tour of the park from the sky, at the equator.
Day 4: Ruboni – Kampala Entebbe: A relaxed breakfast and start for the Kampala drive at around 9:00am to have an early lunch in fort portal garden restaurant. Taking the Mubende road again, we shall arrive in Kampala and connect to the chosen hotel or airport for the flight according to the schedule.
This trip can be further tailored to your travel preferences. please feel free to contact us at Uganda trip if you want this trip to be customized to your preferences.
On booking this trip, quote this code RFCT27
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