Overview:

This tour is specifically in Mabamba on the shores of Lake Victoria central Uganda.  You will be spending from 1 to 3 hours looking for the shoebill as it moves from places on its fish hunting journeys. The journey is through a natural water canal leading into lake Vitoria, sarounded by wetlands on either side

After enough time with the shoebill, you will retire to the mainland and transfer to Kampala or Entebbe for dinner and overnight, ending the trip.

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Booking Code: UGtrip-14

 

You will be taking the most beautiful scenarios and views on Ugandas country side during this 15 days cycling trip. Besides, you will be exploring a combination of experiences, authentic cultural encounters and nature parks of Uganda at a slower pace. You will be riding a total of 792 km that will take you to four ecologically rich national parks, tens of indigenous communities and tribes where you will participate in various community treks and activities.

You will be accompanied by a safari van, a cycling guide and driver guide. Unless you have a very strong attachment to your bicycle, there is no need to come with a bicycle because we already have one for you. We provide you the supplies, tools and equipment within the price.

Details

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport and transfer to Kampala – Uganda’s capital, by car

Day 2: Cycle from Kampala to Nakasongola on Gulu road (BLD)

Day 3: Cycle from Nakasongola to Boomu campsite near Budongo forest (BLD)

Day 4: Explore Boomu community, Budongo and Murchison falls national park (BLD)

Day 5: Cycle from Boomu to Hoima town (BLD)

Day 6: Cycle from Hoima town to Kagadi town (BLD)

Day 7: Cycle from Kagadi town to Kibale forest national park (BLD)

Day 8: Chimp tracking and exploration of Kibale forest national park area (BLD)

Day 9: Cycle from Kibale to Rwenzori mountains national park (BLD)

Day 10: Explore Ruboni community activities and ride to Queen Elizabeth NP (BLD)

Day 11: Explore Queen Elizabeth national park (BLD)

Day 12: Cycle from Queen Elizabeth to Kyenjojo town (BLD)

Day 13: Cycle from Kyenjojo to Mubende town (BLD)

Day 14: Cycle from Mubende to Kampala (BLD)

Day 15: Transfer from Kampala to Entebbe airport by car

 

Accommodations options of this trip

This trip can be matched with the following accommodations in the different categories

Budget/ community accommodation,

Mid-range accommodation

Luxury accommodation

On booking this trip, quote this code RFCT 01

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The kabaka trail is a good representation of the oldest kingdom of Uganda, the Buganda kingdom. the trail is a trace of the the most popular kings of Buganda kingdom. the trail gives you brief but rich incite of Buganda heritage and how things were done during the times of kings. You will visit the traditional tombs, the ceremonial meeting places, the prison ditches and the holly Buddo hill with the coronation site where new kings are enthroned. you will be walking the footsteps of Buganda kingdom tracing thousands of years back.

During the tour, you will be listening to the story of the 51 tribes, and their traditional duties in the king’s palace. Participate in the traditional activities such as cooking, medicinal tours, making backcloth from a tree bark or dances at the different cultural sites. You will also be waking the special walks that the kings took around the cultural sites to take the feeling of being a king.

Buganda kingdom is one of the oldest kingdoms in Africa that welcomed the British to Uganda. Much that shaped Uganda as a state happened under the rule of the Buganda kings and the first president of Uganda Sir Edward Mutesa 1 was a king of Buganda. You will know that the name Uganda comes from Buganda, by removing “B” that was done to make the county suitable for more tribes than just the Baganda people.

his trip is ideal for people having business visits in Kampala and seeking a break for a few days. It is a three days trip and can either be fully done or you can choose to do part, from one day. The car will pick you from the hotel in the morning and return you every evening.

Details

Day 1: Kampala to Ssezibwa falls and Nnamasole Tombs of Baagalayaze B

Day 2: Kampala to Nnamasole Tombs of Kanyange (Bombo Road) and Wamala Tombs B

Day 3: Kampala to Buddo coronation site and Katereke prison ditch (Masaka Road) B

 

Accommodations options for this trip

This trip can be matched with the following accommodations in the different categories

Budget/ community accommodation,

Mid-range accommodation

Luxury accommodation

This is your trip and you can help make it better to suit your dreams and plans. We are open to suggestions and happy to give travel advice based on the ground status from our experienced guides. Please feel free to tailor this trip and get back to us. You can also suggest any other accommodation of your choice.

On booking, quote this code RFCT05