Uganda Travel Month (October 2016) is the largest experiential tourism marketing event on the Uganda calendar & seeking to be one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the regional & continental calendar by 2018. Uganda’s much deprived urban millennial middle class will experience the gems that make Uganda a much coveted destination globally through a 4 week circuit of memorable trips that will take groups out into the wild at once in a lifetime discounted fees. Proudly powered by Nile Special, Total Excellium, MTN, Jumia Travel, Radiocity 97FM and Marafiki Safaris.
When is #UGTRAVELMONTH?
Uganda Travel Month takes place in October 2016. The first 4 weekends of the month will each feature a uniquely crafted “Scheduled Trip” to a selected idyllic travel location for you to experience with friends.
What does it cost?
The first three trips (to Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, and Lake Mburo) each cost a ticket of UGX 200,000pp and the fourth trip, the Jinja Adrenaline Finale costs UGX 250,000pp. Tickets cover all expenses i.e Transportation, Meals, Activities and Accommodation by Camp. See itineraries for details. Additional trips cost between UGX 250,000 and UGX 350,000 as indicated below.
Do I Need to Book?
Yes, tickets are already on sale at The Pearl Guide Offices and ticket sales will be closed 5 days before each trip for a smooth planning and execution of the experience for guests. Get in touch with us on 0414 695 658 for further information.
EARLY BIRD TRIPS
Oct 1: Queen Elizabeth National Park, a Medley of Wonders
Queen Elizabeth National Park is understandably Uganda’s most popular tourist destination making it the perfect Grand Opening to Uganda Travel Month, Uganda’s largest experiential tourism marketing initiative.
Oct 8: Murchison Falls National Park, Aqua – Thunder
First gazetted as a game reserve in 1926, Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area. Discover why great men such United States President Theodore Roosevelt have visited this park.
Oct 15: Lake Mburo National Park, Whispers of the Wild
Lake Mburo National Park is a compact gem, located close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda. Discover some of Uganda’s simplest and most accessible weekend getaways.
Oct 22: Jinja, the Adrenaline Finale
If an adrenalin rush is what you’ve been looking for, this forth and final trip of the inaugural Uganda Travel Month promises to shake you up, dust you down and leave you with stories to tell your grand kids!
PARTNER OPERATOR TRIPS
Oct 1: Murchison Falls by Acacia Safaris
This is where the Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos and crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. Powered by Acacia Safaris.
Oct 8: Queen Elizabeth by Marafiki Safaris
Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s most popular game reserve for Uganda safaris and certainly one of the most scenic. Experience it’s remarkable diversity on the second travel month trip by Marafiki Safaris.