Kampala is a vibrant city with many historical, religious and cultural sites to visit. The Wamala Tombs and the shrine of Kabaka Suuna remains a very important site for traditional religious practices hosted by the Royal Family,the Kasubi Tombs gazetted in 2001 as UNESCO  world heritage site The Uganda Martyr’s Shrine, Namugongo is a Catholic church dedicated to the Martyrs of Uganda who shed their blood to protect the Christian Faith.  The tour will also include visits to both Cathedrals, the Catholic Rubaga Cathedral and the Anglican Saint Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe,  In addition, you will visit the largest market in East Africa, St Balikudembe formerly Owino Market; this sprawling chaotic market around Nakivubo Stadium, where you can buy everything from traditional medicines to televisions.  Jewel Safaris will also take you to a Ugandan restaurant for lunch to taste a few traditional dishes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Nighlife in Kampala is unequalled in the whole of East Africa; many venues with traditional dancers and live music presentations, as well as local bars and night clubs………[Click here for details of this tour….]

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Jinja is a two hours drive from Kampala and 3 hours from Entebbe; the roads are tarmacked and in excellent condition.  Your guide will pick you at your hotel or at Entebbe International Airport.  The drive will be on the Ugandan section of the Pan African Highway, where you will pass through many small villages, as well as larger towns.  In addition, you will pass tea, coffee and sugar plantaions on the road, as well as the beautiful Mabira Forest.  In Jinja town, you will see the dozens of old plantation type houses that were built in the early part of the 20th century, some restored, and others occupied by local squatters.  The Source of the Nile River is also in Jinja town, next to the golf course, where it flows out of Lake Victoria.  Your tour guide will then take you up the Nile River to the Bugagali Dam; en route you will see the rapids that tourists use for white water rafting, as well as a bungee jumping site…….[Click here for details of this tour….]

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Jewel Safaris itinerary for the 3-Day Safari to Murchison Falls National Park includes Game Drives to see the abundant wildlife as well as a visit to the Murchison Falls itself, where the waters flow into a placid river whose banks are lined with hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. You will explore the vast savannah section and the dense woodlands to search out all the game specific to these different sectors. The variety of mammals include elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, orbis and Ugandan Kobs; there are many primates including Chimpanzees, which can be tracked.. The birdlife is very extensive, as well as the number of large predators, such as lions and leopards.  All of this you will view from your Safari Vehicle and from the Launch that you will explore the river with.  Many visitors to the park enjoy fishing in the rivers or just walking on the various trails throughout the park…….[Click here for details of this tour….]

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This 4-Day Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Kibale Forest National Park is action packed with Game Drives, Launch cruises and Chimpanzee Tracking, as well as cultural encounters with local tribes people.  Queen Elizabeth is the most popular of the wildlife parks in Uganda.  It has a most diverse ecosystem, including savannah, humid forests, lakes and fertile wetlands; over 100 mammal species, 10 primate species, including Chimpanzees, as well as 600 bird species. Queen Elizabeth National park has opportunities for Cave Exploration, Hiking, Nature Walks, Birding and Chimp Tracking, in addition to the Game Drives and Launch trips.

Kibale National Park is most famous for the opportunity to track Habituated Chimpanzees; though there are 13 other primates including the localized Red Colobus and L’Hoest’s monkeys.  Botanists enjoy exploring the shady forest trails, as well as butterfly lovers and birders. Forest Elephants are to be found roaming around, as well as buffaloes, giant forest hogs and many antelope species.  Your tour will also incllude a visit to the series of Crater Lakes between Fort Portal and the Kibale Forest………[Click here for details of this tour….]