Dates 1 Jul '13 to 4 Jul '13
Flexible? Yeah, sure
Est. Cost 450 - 500 USD (USD United States Dollars)
Type Travel Partners Wanted
Name 3 day Kampala & Jinja city
DAY 1 KAMPALA CITY TOUR
After breakfast we shall proceed to the Kasubi tombs, the traditional burial grounds of the former kings of Buganda. Thereafter we will proceed to Namirembe cathedral and Rubaga cathedral, one of the biggest Christian churches in Africa.
Both churches offer a magnificent view of Kampala city. From there we shall proceed to Makerere University to have a look at the oldest education tower in East Africa. Thereafter we shall proceed to the Uganda museum and the National theatre. We shall have lunch and thereafter connect to Bahai temple and proceed to Owino market and Nakasero market. These are the biggest markets in the country with a variety of fresh foods and second hand items.
We shall later proceed to Kabuli Mosque, the biggest mosque in Kampala and if time allows proceed to Uganda Martyrs' shrine where most of the Uganda Martyrs were burnt and buried.
DAY 2 EXCURSION TO JINJA We shall depart from Kampala towards Jinja through the Mabira forest in search of forest birds and Primates. Thereafter proceed to Owen falls dam en route to the source of the Nile. Thereafter we shall proceed to Bujagali falls for an afternoon relaxation. However white water rafting is an optional activity. Thereafter return to Kampala.
Day 3: visit UWEC
we visit the Uganda Wildlife Education center (UWEC) a zoologist's center for captive wild animals that has lured over 170 species of wild birds 10 species of Weavers such as the rare Northern Masked Weaver, Golden Backed, Black Necked, Northern Brown Throated, Grosbeak, Baglafect and many others. 5 species of flycatchers Crested shrike flycatcher, Lead colored, Swamp flycatcher, African paradise Red bellied etc, raptors such as the Gabar Goshawk, small banded snake Eagle, Shikra, African Goshawk, African Fish Eagle, African Hobby etc and many more species including captive animals. Proceed to Botanical gardens for another birding experience. Have lunch relax in the evening visit the sewage lagoons.
Return for Dinner and Overnight.
3 day Kampala & Jinja city
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