This trip will bring you up close to some Ugandan commuinities who are in need of medical care, a clean source of water, and other basic human needs. Merge exhilarating adventures, cultural enagagements and of course exciting safaris with the selfless act of volunteering.
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Day 1: Arrive in Entebbe
Arrive at Entebbe international airport in Uganda. Spend the night at Grand Global Hotel.
Day 2: Travel to Mbale
Travel to Mbale a district in the east of the country. Check in at Lacam lodge located at the base of Sipi falls. (B, D))
Journey time: 5 hours
Accommodation: Lacam Lodge
Day 3 - 7: Community Service Project
Spend these 5 days building a protected well in one of the communities in the area. Most parts of Eastern Uganda have no running water. Our local partner Lodoi Development Fund are involved in various projects geared towards improving health care and sanitation in the region. (B, D)
Day 8: Jinja Medical Clinic
Set off-early from Mbale to Jinja and head straight to Sole Hope to take part in a medical clinic. Sole Hope focuses on the treatment and eradication of Jiggers in Eastern Uganda. After the medical clinic you will visit the shoe factory and get involved in giving out shoes to the children in the community.
This can be replaced with spending the day renovating a classroom block for a local public school. (B, D)
Journey time: 2 hours
Accommodation: Source of the Smile Hotel
Day 9: Kayak on the Nile or Whitewater Rafting
Set off early morning for a full day whitewater rafting experience or if rafting is not your thing, you can go for a full day quad biking adventure along the banks of the Nile. At the end of the day, you will drive back to Kampala.
(B, L, D)
Day 10: Transfer to Kampala
Travel back to Kampala and take a city tour in the morning. In the afternoon, visit the slums and get involved in a slum outreach program with Raising Up Hope for Uganda. They reach out to street children and work to rescue them off the street. (B, D)
Journey time: 2 hours
Accommodation: Grand global hotel
Day 11- 13: Safari and Wildlife Adventure
Travel to Murchison falls national park on a 3-day safari. Feast your eyes on a variety of wild animals like, lions, giraffe, elephants, hippos and may more. This safari gives you an opportunity to relax and enjoy your last days in the Pearl of Africa, Uganda. (B, L, D)
Journey time: 6 hours
Accommodation: Murchison river lodge
Day 14: Return home
On this day, in the afternoon or evening, transfer to Entebbe international airport for your flight back home. We hope your time here is as memorable and fun as it was for us having you here. Please do come again! (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner