5 DAYS UGANDA AGRICULTURAL TOUR, UGANDA AGRICULTURE SAFARI TRIP, AGRICULTURE SAFARI IN UGANDA

5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda Safari – SAFARI OVERVIEW

5 days agricultural tour in Uganda safari is an amazing 4 nights/5 day agricultural safari in Uganda that takes you to the southwestern region of this magnificent country. A detailed agricultural safari experience, this 5 days agricultural Uganda safari trip showcases livestock farming and crop cultivation in Uganda, combined with fantastic game viewing, the Equator crossing experience,  as well an opportunity to learn about the rural life and culture in Uganda.

Your 5 days Uganda agricultural safari tour/trip starts in Kampala City, the capital of Uganda. From there, drive southwest with a stop at the Equator crossing Kayabwe for a “one foot in each hemisphere” photo opportunity before reaching Kiruhura District which is one of the leading milk-producing areas in Uganda. Explore the transition from traditional farming methods to modern productive ones. Their local species and the exotic cattle breed still exist for your encounter.

From Kiruhura, continue southwest to Isingiro with a stop in Mbarara for a traditional lunch Igongo Cultural Centre. Here, you can tour the Igongo Cultural Museum explore the artifacts, sculptures, and other collections that feature all tribes of southwestern Uganda after which you proceed to Isingiro a re-known banana-producing area in Uganda offering you the opportunity to explore the banana farming practices along with other crops grown in the area.

Next, move to the beautiful Lake Mburo National Park – Uganda’s smallest savannah park – for an exhilarating walking safari in search of Zebras, Giraffes, Impalas, Buffalos, Eland antelopes, Topis, Waterbucks, Bushbucks, Warthogs, and more. End this 5 days agricultural tour in Uganda with a drive back to Kampala City.

You can book or tailor this special 5 Days agricultural Uganda Safari tour/trip to fit your budget and interests.

5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES

Discover the southwestern region of Uganda the ‘Pearl of Africa’.

Educational agricultural visits

Traditional lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre

Explore Igongo Cultural Centre Museum

Explore Lake Mburo National Park on foot in search of Zebras, Giraffes, Impalas, Buffalos, Topis, Elands, Waterbucks, and more.

Meet, explore and learn from the local communities

The Uganda Equator crossing experience – stop for a “one foot in each hemisphere” photo opportunity

5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda FEATURED SAFARI DESTINATIONS

Day 1 &2: Kiruhura District (Rushere) & Uganda Equator crossing

Day 3 & 4:  Isingiro District & Igongo Cultural Centre.

Day 5: Lake Mburo National Park & Kampala

5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kiruhura District (Rushere). Make a stop at the Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe.

Day 2: Undertake the whole day of livestock farming exploration in selected farms in Kiruhura district.

Day 3: Transfer to Isingiro District. Make a stop at Igongo Cultural Centre for a traditional lunch.

Day 4: Do a whole day of banana farming exploration in Isingiro district & transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.

Day 5: Enjoy a morning game walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park & transfer back to Kampala.

5 Days Agricultural Tour in UgandaDETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY

Day 1 of the 5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda: Transfer from Kampala to Kiruhura District (Rushere). Make a stop at the Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe.

Begin the day with an early breakfast at 6.00 am at your place of stay in Kampala. After breakfast, embark on a 240km (3-4 hours) drive southwest to Kiruhura district. Since Uganda is naturally and humanly diverse, the first stop moment on your trip can be made at Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe 77km from Kampala; Uganda is one of the few countries in the world where you can cross this imaginary geographical line on land. Amazing photo shoots can be made with one leg in one hemisphere and the other in another hemisphere. You can also opt for water experiments to observe how water swirls in opposite directions on either side of the equator. You proceed on the drive past Masaka town and make a lunch stop at Sky Blue Motel in Lyantonde.

Past Lyantonde, the sights of beautiful farms of the native pastoralists welcome you dotted with counts of cattle. You branch off at the Kaguta road junction to follow the Kaguta road up to Rushere town. The drive en route is marked by remarkable sights of farms filled with exotic and local breeds of cattle. Settle in the evening for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

The highlight of the day: – The Uganda Equator crossing experience

Accommodation:-

Rushere Hospital Guesthouse/Homestay

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: – Approx. 240km or 3-4 hours

Activities & Services of the day include:-

  • Drive from Kampala to Kiruhura District
  • Photoshoots at the Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe

Other optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-

  • Short game drive in Lake Mburo National Park

Day 2 of the 5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda: Undertake the Whole Day Livestock Farming Exploration in Selected Farms in Kiruhura District.

Wake very early for breakfast at around 6.00 am. After breakfast, transfer to the local farms not very far from the town including the Bene Rutungu farm, Texas’s Farm, the Katamunanwire’s farm, the Mutanoga Farm among others to explore the livestock rearing practices that these people are undertaking. The area has transformed greatly to stand as the leading milk producer in Uganda as farmers have adopted the exotic cattle most of which have evolved from the cross-breeding of the exotic breed with the local Ankole long-horned cattle.

You enjoy the traditional milking practices and explore the milk collection and distribution process not forgetting to interact with farmers on how they have coped with farming as their traditional occupation.

You retreat for lunch in the afternoon, you connect to the extensive ranches where the beautiful Ankole long-horned cattle graze from. You listen to the story of how the once precious breed among the pastoralists of Ankole is threatened by the continuous desire for the increased milk production presented by the exotic ones.

Explore their beautiful longhorns with different patterns, the varying colors of their bodies, and their close touch with their herdsmen. You can have an evening performance presented by the locals especially their interesting citations and songs that all surround the cows before you retire for dinner and overnight.

The highlight of the day: – The Uganda Equator crossing experience

Accommodation: –

Rushere Hospital Guesthouse/Homestay

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services of the day include:-

  •  Livestock Farming Exploration

Day 3 of the 5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda: Transfer to Isingiro District. Make a stop at Igongo Cultural Centre for a Traditional Lunch.

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast today at around 8.30 am. After breakfast, transfer to Isingiro district 162km about 3 – 4 hours’ drive excluding stops en route.

You drive along with the impressive farms of Kashari as you draw closer to Mbarara town. You take the town of Mbarara the largest in the region exploring how agriculture is engineering urban development in the area including the milk factories and cooling plants that have been set up to tap into the agricultural products.

Also in Mbarara, you will have a traditional lunch Igongo Cultural, a huge commercial enterprise with conference facilities, a five-star hotel, a top restaurant, craft centers, and shops, and luckily one of the best museums in all of Uganda. You can opt to explore the museum’s artifacts, sculptures, and other collections that feature all tribes of southwestern Uganda.

Proceed on the drive to Isingiro arriving in the afternoon for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

The highlight of the day: – Traditional lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre

Accommodation: –

Kabuyanda Guesthouse/Homestay

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: – 162km or 3 – 4 hours

Activities & Services of the day include:-

  • Livestock Farming Exploration

Day 4 of the 5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda: Do Whole Day Banana Farming Exploration in Isingiro District & Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park.

Start the day with an early breakfast at around 6.00 am. After breakfast, embark on the banana farming exploration in this part of the country which is apparently leading in the production of Matoke in Uganda. Engage with the local farmers exploring various types of bananas that they grow. Learn about the banana-growing practices, the products that they get, and how they make use of it.

You explore the local banana brewing process where local alcohol is extracted from bananas and you can have a taste if you wish, the use of banana fibers to thatch houses, the local tools that they use in plantation maintenance, and the prospects that the locals have in their plantations. It is a whole day magical exploration in the life of a Ugandan local cultivator.

Retire from the activity and embark on a 91km (1-2 hours) drive to Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda’s smallest savannah park covering an area of 370km2

The park is a superb wetland and Acacia savanna sanctuary that is a famous spot for serious birders, hosting over 350 bird species as well as 68 species of mammals including Plains zebras, Impalas (the only park in Uganda with this elegant antelope), Rothschild’s giraffes, Common elands, African buffalos, Defassa waterbucks, Bushbucks, Topis, Common warthogs, Oribi, Klipspringers, Hippos, Spotted hyenas, Bohor reedbucks, and Dwarf mongoose.

Look out for the herds of Ankole cattle on the way to the entrance. After checking in at your lodge, you can enjoy a relaxed but exciting night drive to seek the nocturnal animals that call Lake Mburo their home.

The highlight of the day: – Learning about the banana-growing practices in Isingiro.

Accommodation:-

Luxury/Upmarket: – Mihingo Safari Lodge

Mid-range/Standard: – Rwakobo Rock/Arcadia Cottages Mburo/Mpogo Safari Lodge

Budget/Basic: – Eagles Nest Mburo

 Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: – 91km or 1-2 hours

Activities & Services of the day include:-

  • Banana Farming Exploration in Isingiro
  • Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

Optional activities you can choose on this day:-

  • Night game drive in Lake Mburo National Park.

 Day 5 of the 5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda: Enjoy a Morning Game Walking Safari in Lake Mburo National Park & Transfer Back to Kampala.

Have an early breakfast at around 6.30 am. After breakfast, undertake a 3-4 hours game walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park. This is one of the most interesting game walks in Uganda in a beautiful area with a knowledgeable local guide.

On the walk look birds, antelopes like Common Eland, Impala, Waterbuck, Bushbuck, Topi, Klipspringer among others, as well as African Buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, Burchell’s Zebra and Common Warthog. All this in a beautiful savannah landscape dotted with great Acacia trees.

After the walk, you embark on the transfer to Kampala, approximately 240km or 3-4 hours away to mark the end of the tour.

The highlight of the day: – Waking amongst the wild mammals of Lake Mburo National park.

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive distance & time: – 91km or 1-2 hours

 Activities & Services of the day include:-

  • Banana Farming Exploration in Isingiro
  • Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

End of the 5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda

5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda SAFARI INCLUSIONS

  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda SAFARI EXCLUSIONS

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides, and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages/drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

Links of related safari accommodation in the featured safari destinations for the 5 Days Agricultural Tour in Uganda

Accommodation in Kiruhura District

  • Luxury accommodation in Kiruhura District
  • Midrange accommodation in Kiruhura District
  • Budget accommodation in Kiruhura District

Accommodation in Isingiro District

  • Luxury accommodation in Isingiro District
  • Midrange accommodation in Isingiro District
  • Budget accommodation in Isingiro District

Accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park

  • Luxury accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Midrange accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Budget accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park

Visas For Uganda – Do You Need A Visa To Enter/Tour Uganda? Here Are Uganda Entry, Exit, And Visa Requirements

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Any world traveler interested in a Uganda safari or a Uganda tour is required to be in possession of a valid passport issued by the respective country of origin. Uganda immigration Authorities require that the passport copy should be 6 months valid and must have at least one page where the stamp can be put.

Regarding the citizens of the East African Community, it can be noted that they do not require passports to enter Uganda. They can travel under the admissible temporary document and use their national identification cards for identification.

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