Local People Uganda

Meet the local people and spend an afternoon with them, have a meal together, visit a school or a typical African Church Ceremony, or visit one of the projects. Kazinga Tours supports the local people and encourages clients to visit one of their programs and give them support.

Tours

Tours Local People Uganda

Highlights of Uganda (15 days) Highlights of Uganda (15 days) Highlights of Uganda (15 days)
 Group Tour Uganda

HIGHLIGHTS OF UGANDA (15 DAYS)

Our 15-day trip brings you the highlights of Uganda: where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 13 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!

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Best of Uganda (21 days) Best of Uganda (21 days) Best of Uganda (21 days)
 Group Tour Uganda

BEST OF UGANDA (21 DAYS)

Our 21-day trip brings you the best of Uganda: where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, and leopard) and up to 16 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!

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Western Uganda (10 days) Western Uganda (10 days) Western Uganda (10 days)
 Uganda

WESTERN UGANDA (10 DAYS)

Our 10-day trip brings you the highlights of Western Uganda: where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!

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Uganda Northern Circuit including Kidepo Valley (12 days) Uganda Northern Circuit including Kidepo Valley (12 days) Uganda Northern Circuit including Kidepo Valley (12 days)
 Uganda

UGANDA NORTHERN CIRCUIT INCLUDING KIDEPO VALLEY (12 DAYS)

Our 12-day trip brings you the Northern Circuit of Uganda: This remote area is seldom visited by tourists. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe and, leopard) in a beautiful and unspoiled and unique landscape.

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Birding through Uganda (22 days) Birding through Uganda (22 days) Birding through Uganda (22 days)
 Uganda

BIRDING THROUGH UGANDA (22 DAYS)

Our 22-day trip brings you the best of the birdlife in Uganda.
Uganda has a variety of landscapes and over 1000 bird species! This trip brings you to the most important birding sites in Uganda. Habitats to be seen: Forest, Lowland jungle, Swamps, Canals and Lakes, Mountains and Savannahs.

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Highlights of Uganda & Rwanda (15 days) Highlights of Uganda & Rwanda (15 days) Highlights of Uganda & Rwanda (15 days)
 Uganda Rwanda

HIGHLIGHTS OF UGANDA & RWANDA (15 DAYS)

Our 15-day trip brings you the best of Uganda and Rwanda: where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and up to 16 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!

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Best of Uganda & Rwanda (21 days) Best of Uganda & Rwanda (21 days) Best of Uganda & Rwanda (21 days)
 Group Tour Uganda Rwanda

BEST OF UGANDA & RWANDA (21 DAYS)

This trip specifically includes the most important and well known national parks of Uganda and Rwanda: Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Semuliki National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi National Park, Lake Bunyonyi, Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park.

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Primates of East Africa (18  days) Primates of East Africa (18  days) Primates of East Africa (18  days)
 Uganda Rwanda

PRIMATES OF EAST AFRICA (18  DAYS)

Our 18-day trip brings you the primates of Uganda and Rwanda: You can see up to 20 primate species, including mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, the rare golden monkeys, dent`s monkeys, black and white colobus, red colobus, mona monkey, and Angolan colobus monkeys.

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Best of Uganda & Tanzania (17 days) Best of Uganda & Tanzania (17 days) Best of Uganda & Tanzania (17 days)
 Uganda Tanzania

BEST OF UGANDA & TANZANIA (17 DAYS)

Our 17 days trip brings you the best of Uganda and Tanzania;
where the savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the
big 5 and the other big game on the savannahs and up to 15
primate species, including gorillas and chimps!!!

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Best of Uganda, Rwanda & Tanzania (18  days) Best of Uganda, Rwanda & Tanzania (18  days) Best of Uganda, Rwanda & Tanzania (18  days)
 Uganda Rwanda Tanzania

BEST OF UGANDA, RWANDA & TANZANIA (18  DAYS)

Our 18 days trip brings the best of Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania;
where savannah meets the rainforest. Expect to see the big 5 and
the other big game on the savannahs and up to 17 primate species, including gorillas and chimps!

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Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi - Fly In (4 days) Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi - Fly In (4 days) Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi - Fly In (4 days)
 Fly In Safaris Uganda

GORILLA TRACKING IN BWINDI - FLY IN (4 DAYS)

Our 4 day Fly In brings you the highlight of Uganda: Tracking the Mountain Gorillas! Spend one hour with our very close relatives in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

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Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth National Park - Fly In (6 days) Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth National Park - Fly In (6 days) Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth National Park - Fly In (6 days)
 Fly In Safaris Uganda

BWINDI & QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK - FLY IN (6 DAYS)

Our 6 day Fly In safari brings you the highlights of Uganda: Gorilla tracking, Chimp tracking, the tree climbing lions of Ishasha and a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel.
This trip specifically includes 2 of the most well known national parks of Uganda: Bwindi National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Forest - Fly In (5 days) Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Forest - Fly In (5 days) Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Forest - Fly In (5 days)
 Fly In Safaris Uganda

QUEEN ELIZABETH & KIBALE FOREST - FLY IN (5 DAYS)

Our 5-day Fly In safari brings you Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale Forest National Park. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, leopard) and chimpanzees and up to 12 primate species in Kibale Forest.

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Kidepo Valley National Park - Fly In (4 days) Kidepo Valley National Park - Fly In (4 days) Kidepo Valley National Park - Fly In (4 days)
 Fly In Safaris Uganda

KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK - FLY IN (4 DAYS)

Our 4 day Fly In safari brings you the Kidepo Valley National Park: This remote area is seldom visited by tourists. Expect to see the animals of the savannahs (lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe and, leopard) in a beautiful, unspoiled and unique landscape.

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Kampala City Tour (daytour) Kampala City Tour (daytour) Kampala City Tour (daytour)
 Uganda

KAMPALA CITY TOUR (DAYTOUR)

Kampala is an interesting city, originally built on 7 hills (just like Rome). Nowadays there are over 24 hills and over 1,2 million people. Kampala is a pleasant city and remarkably safe. It has many restaurants, nightclubs, bars, cinemas and other modern facilities.

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Meet the local people and spend an afternoon with them, have a meal together, visit a school or a typical African Church Ceremony, or visit one of the projects. Kazinga Tours supports the local people and encourages clients to visit one of their programs and give them support.

Kazinga Tours is working together with Akatagyenda Community Based Tourism. This unique combination gives the opportunity to meet the local people of Uganda and visit local tribes. Its not a treasure to see Uganda without meeting the local people, so shape your safari with local people!

About Akatagyenda

Akatagyenda was established as an umbrella organization representing communities in destination areas of S.Western Uganda to understand the importance of traveling leading to tourism as a business, which Akatagyenda believes, is among the best sectors to help communities get out of poverty. Further, its purpose is to empower local communities in sustainable development that can plan, manage and develop themselves.

With the growth of tourism during the 1990's, communities near 'protected areas' and national parks discovered an opportunity - tourism. Uganda, as a tourism destination, had become more suited to the smaller scale, environmentally related tourism called Eco-tourism. The hope of Akatagyenda is the formation of a symbiotic relationship between tourism, indigenous people and natural, environmentally sensitive areas.

Tourism in Uganda offers one of the best hopes for increasing the income of local people and at the same time preserving 'protected areas'.

AKATAGYENDA will encourage communities to develop tourism activities that they can plan, manage and develop themselves. These activities should not take over from the more traditional agricultural based economies but provide a needed 'cash crop'. This is essential to the well being of the community and the tourism industry that they are trying to create.

Community tourism can involve everyone. Those in the community, who do not speak English, have poor education levels or work experience can still be employed as porters, to transport water and firewood, in trail and compound maintenance and for construction as labourers. These are not /dead-end /jobs and community members will find opportunities to move into other positions as they develop the needed skills.

Tourism, or rather a lot of tourists, does not mean that the area or inhabitants of an area will directly benefit from that tourism spending. Unless the area of opportunity for the community involves various sectors, the community may not take ownership of this difficult industry. Tourism revenue should not only be reflected in the jobs and expenditure directly related to the visit, but should also be found in sectors such as agriculture or construction or health care.

AKATAGYENDA will continue the community opportunity through the development of handcrafts, Bee Keeping as well as dance, song and drama. These activities widen the opportunity for both the visitor and the community. Shopping is a major part of as holiday. Quality craftwork is something that can be taken home in order to share the holiday experience. Handcrafts can also be sold outside the community through shops in Kampala, or even exported if community members are well organized and sensitized.

Akatagyenda Project Aims:

  • To encourage quality community based tourism with the aim of benefiting communities through sustainable development.
  • Developing and encouraging the development of infrastructure in rural areas for easy access to the protected areas.
  • Restore the rich cultural and traditional heritage of Unawatuna and toensure that it is a quality tourism destination.
  • Preserve and promote the rich religious and cultural values of the destination area.
  • Giving value to and promoting traditional skills, values, Cultures and history of the communities.
  • Encourage and increase the inflow of foreign tourists, by providing exceptional catering, free from harassment and pollution, with appropriate infrastructure and sanitation facilities.
  • Job creation for the poor and marginalized sectors.
  • Tourism awareness training for the communities.
  • Utilize local resources and skills to enhance the tourism industry's income and in turn benefit the host community.
  • Lobbying of private sector to use CBT activities.
  • Training on natural resource management and sustainable technologies for communities.
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