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.
This circuit will take you through two amazing kingdoms, Buganda and Ankole kingdom. Visitors will take you through Buganda trail, drum making villages, bark clothing and wind up in Mgahinga national park with the first people, the Batwa.
Buganda is a subnational Kingdom within Uganda. It is located in the south-central region of Uganda. The people of Buganda are referred to as Baganda (the singular form is Muganda) their language is referred to as Luganda. Buganda is home to the nation's political and commercial capital, Kampala, the country's main international airport, Entebbe; as well as the home of the second largest fresh water lake, Lake Victoria. The king is called the Kabaka and always the cultural leader of the Baganda. Sovereignty of leadership has always belonged to the male child from the royal family. Neither woman nor any other person not from the royal blood can reign in Buganda. Join us on this Five-day Baganda cultural trail as you learn more about Buganda’s monarchy, her territorial expansion, governance system, the colonial impact on Buganda, as well as the fateful constitutional crisis of 1966 and political developments.
This Western cultural trail will take you in the fertile south and west, powerful Kingdoms in Uganda, including the Buganda, Bunyoro, and Toro kingdoms. You will wind off the tour by visiting the first original people the Batwa (pygmies) in Mgahinga forest. Tours through these kingdoms will show you how the people have adapted to modern times.