Immerse yourself in Uganda’s culture on this once in a lifetime experience. Uganda’s population is as diverse as its region: from Buganda trail to Karamajong cultural villages in Northern Uganda, visitors will find it tough to choose which community to experience. Every Kingdom and community has its own cultural tale to tell and that’s on this tour we will give you a taste of these authentic communities. There is so much to do and explore at these communities and visitors will learn how to farm, learn how to brew and drink a local brew, milking a cow, making ghee, learn about these kingdom’s history, enjoy a local game as well as making a traditional dish. Visitors will come as tourists and leave as locals.
After breakfast, start with a visit to the Kasubi tombs; a royal burial ground for the kings (Kabaka’s) of Buganda kingdom. The Kasubi Tombs located 5kms from Kampala is a huge dome-like structure that houses the remains of four former Buganda kings: Mutesa 1, Mwanga 2, Daudi Chwa 2, and Edward Mutesa 2. It was constructed in a traditional fashion with thatch poles and reeds, housing a variety of artifacts that belonged to the kings. The descendants of the king’s wives look after the site. Visit the Kabaka’s lake, a manmade lake that was dung by the Baganda on the orders of king Mwanga,he wanted to create a cannel that could his palace to lake Victoria. And Naggalabi Coronation site is a very important place in the Buganda kingdom,it is the historical heart of Buganda,it is here the kingdom was birthed at the dawn of 14TH century and it is here that every king of Buganda is been crowned. This has happened for over 700yearsthere are unique things to see at this site these include the “nalwoga pond”, where for the event is got from. The grass thatched houses and the “Muwafu tree” which acted as court where the kings’ settled disputes. Relax for lunch break at your hotel.
After lunch proceed to Katereke prison ditch that was constructed by the late ssekabaka kalema who was an Islamic sympathizer to imprison all his brothers and relatives who were potentials to ascend to the throne. He controversially ruled Buganda in 1880 after exiling kabaka mwanga from his kingdom. Two months after mwanga’s exile kalema ordered for the arrest of all princes and princesses who he suspected to be his rivals.Many were rounded up and exiled to katereke and then proceed to Wamala tombs housed in an attractive traditional thatched domed building which are the burial site of Ssekabaka Muteesa 1, the 29TH king of Buganda kingdom who invited missionaries to Uganda. It was during his era that the Arabs and notable explorers arrived to Uganda and opened to the outside world. Dinner and overnight at the hotel or Community based accommodation. B.L.D.