7 DAYS ADVENTUROUS AND CULTURAL SAFARI {NYERO ROCK PAINTS AND BAGISU}

7 Days

This is a 7days/6nights adventurous cultural safari that takes you to Jinja a home of the source of the Nile for white water rafting on the world’s longest river and a boat ride to the source of the Nile, to Mbale the land f the Bagisu people famously known for their traditional circumcision “IMBALU” performed with their cultural dance “kadodi” to Kuumi region for a tour to the Nyero rock paints one of the most important rock arts in Uganda believed to have been made by ancient beings, they are a century winning art facts that have existed for a long time, they exhibit real truth about the existence of the smartest people that came before the modern-day civilization. To Sipi falls the most beautiful falls providing a beautiful scenery and great opportunities of photo shoots, to Mabira forest for an adventure then eventually back to Kampala.

Trip Overview

This is a 7days/6nights adventurous cultural safari that takes you to Jinja a home of the source of the Nile for white water rafting on the world’s longest river and a boat ride to the source of the Nile, to Mbale the land f the Bagisu people famously known for their traditional circumcision “IMBALU” performed with their cultural dance “kadodi” to Kuumi region for a tour to the Nyero rock paints one of the most important rock arts in Uganda believed to have been made by ancient beings, they are a century winning art facts that have existed for a long time, they exhibit real truth about the existence of the smartest people that came before the modern-day civilization. To Sipi falls the most beautiful falls providing a beautiful scenery and great opportunities of photo shoots, to Mabira forest for an adventure then eventually back to Kampala.

Trip Highlights

  • Day1; Arrival and transfer to hotel
  • Day2; Transfer to Jinja , water rafting and source of the Nile
  • Day 3; Bagisu cultural experience
  • Day 4 ; visit nyero rock paints
  • Day 5; Hiking Sipi falls and abseiling
  • Day 6; Transfer to Mabira forest
  • Day 7; ziplining and transfer back to Kampala

Itinerary

Day 1; :
Arrival

Arrive in Entebbe following the flight from your country of origin. Land at Entebbe international airport the main gate way to the pearl of Africa where you will find a company representative of Avelisa tours and travel dedicated to offer you a courteous welcome to the pearl of Africa. After a short briefing of the safari, you will connect to the hotel in Entebbe for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having breakfast, embark on a 2-3hours drive to jinja, a large historical town of Uganda famous for the source of the Nile , where the world’s longest river exits Africa’s(lake Victoria) ,largest lake to start an epic journey of 6650km into the Mediterranean sea ,drive through Lugazi sugarcane plantation , Mabira forest. On arrival, check in at the hotel and embark on white water rafting. Return for lunch and relaxation at the hotel after lunch embark on a 2hour thrilling boat cruise to the source of the Nile before returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Highlight of the day; Source of the Nile

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an early breakfast,embark on a 2-3hours  journey to mbale. On arrival,checkin the hotel,relax,have lunch and head for the  bagisu cultural experience known askadodi dance.Enjoy a cultural dance “Mwanga dance” a ceremonial initiation circumcision dance for a boy to transition into a man. Ringing bells are attached to the participant, fiddles, flutes and several traditional songs are all combined into a memorable event. The participant is escorted by the entire community as they make rounds in the village before finally going for the final and most important event. Retire for dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an early morning breakfast ,embark on a 55km journey to kumi for Nyero rock paintings

 

Nyero rocking painting is among the oldest and historical sites that is extremely interesting to visit so as you enjoy the untold historical stories of the site that has 3 rocks shelter panels that is found on the granite outlook of MoruIkara, the rock painting features include, the stone age people and animals. The paintings are estimated to be between 3000 – 12,000 years old.

On arrival ,relax have  lunch and embark on tour to visit the Nyero rock painting. Later in the evening ,embark on a journey back to Hotel for relaxation ,dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an  early morning breakfast embark on a 1hour drive to sipi falls in kapchorwa where you will explore the 3 different sets of falls. On arrival check in ,then get packed food for lunch at Sipi river lodge, then proceed for hiking and abseiling .Later in the evening ,embark on a journey back to Mbale for relaxation ,dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After a early morning breakfast, embark on a 3-4hours drive to Mabiraforest. On arrival check-in to hotel, relax and have lunch. Proceed for nature walk in the evening to see various species in Mabiraforest, then return to camp for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an early morning breakfast, undertake a zip lining adventure in Mabira forest. Prepare  for lunch and embark on a drive back to Kampala.

Breakfast, Lunch

FAQS ABOUT THIS TRIP

What is the meaning of ''IMBALU" in this package?

The Bagisu imbalu public circumcisions’ is a culture norm that happens every year where by the young boys are circumcised in public .It is believed that the boys are transferred to man hood during this imbalu occasion.

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7 DAYS ADVENTUROUS AND CULTURAL SAFARI {NYERO ROCK PAINTS AND BAGISU}
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From $3,593
/ Adult
  • Bus , Car
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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