OCTOBER 1 - 31, 2016 | #UGTRAVELMONTH

Uganda's largest experiential tourism marketing initiative

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.

EARLY BIRD TRIPS

Queen Month 2

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.

Murchison Month 2

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.

Boat Launch Ug Travel Month Trip 3 Lake Mburo

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.

Jinja Sold Out

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

Murchison Travel Month 2

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.

Queen Travel Month 2

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.

#UgTravelMonth: 5 Things to Do on Trip 3

We're promising an experience to remember, and here are our top picks from the Trip 3 Itinerary!
  • Experience the wild charm of Arcadia Lodge<span class="share-buttons">                    <a href="https://www.facebook.com/dialog/feed?app_id=644956578937903&picture=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Arcadia-Lodge-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-3-Lake-Mburo.jpg&link=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=1&name=Experience the wild charm of Arcadia Lodge&description=Peacefully located in leafy gardens just a stone’s throw from the lakeshore, Arcadia Lodge offers a comfortable and friendly option for our stay in the park.&redirect_uri=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=1" target="_blank" class="share facebook"><i class="icon-facebook"></i></a>                    <a href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=Experience+the+wild+charm+of+Arcadia+Lodge via @thePearlGuideUg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D1" target="_blank" class="share twitter"><i class="icon-twitter"></i></a>                    <a href="https://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D1&media=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Arcadia-Lodge-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-3-Lake-Mburo.jpg&description=Experience+the+wild+charm+of+Arcadia+Lodge" target="_blank" class="share pinterest"><i class="icon-pinterest"></i></a>                </span>
  • Game Drive and Salt Lick<span class="share-buttons">                    <a href="https://www.facebook.com/dialog/feed?app_id=644956578937903&picture=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Game-Drive-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-3-Lake-Mburo-.jpg&link=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=2&name=Game Drive and Salt Lick&description=Take a morning game drive and encounter zebras, buffalo, elands and impalas along with a great variety of birds. After lunch at the lakeside restaurant, walk with a ranger guide across the wooden observation platforms of the salt lick area, where wildlife gathers to lick the salty soil&redirect_uri=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=2" target="_blank" class="share facebook"><i class="icon-facebook"></i></a>                    <a href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=Game+Drive+and+Salt+Lick via @thePearlGuideUg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D2" target="_blank" class="share twitter"><i class="icon-twitter"></i></a>                    <a href="https://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D2&media=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Game-Drive-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-3-Lake-Mburo-.jpg&description=Game+Drive+and+Salt+Lick" target="_blank" class="share pinterest"><i class="icon-pinterest"></i></a>                </span>
  • Lake Mburo Boat Launch<span class="share-buttons">                    <a href="https://www.facebook.com/dialog/feed?app_id=644956578937903&picture=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Boat-Launch-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-3-Lake-Mburo-.jpg&link=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=3&name=Lake Mburo Boat Launch&description=The wildlife-rich eastern banks of Lake Mburo can be explored during a tranquil two-hour boat voyage. Keep an eye out for crocodiles, buffalo, and hippos as well as colorful Kingfishers, magnificent Fish Eagles and Hammerkops with their enormous nests.&redirect_uri=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=3" target="_blank" class="share facebook"><i class="icon-facebook"></i></a>                    <a href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=Lake+Mburo+Boat+Launch via @thePearlGuideUg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D3" target="_blank" class="share twitter"><i class="icon-twitter"></i></a>                    <a href="https://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D3&media=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Boat-Launch-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-3-Lake-Mburo-.jpg&description=Lake+Mburo+Boat+Launch" target="_blank" class="share pinterest"><i class="icon-pinterest"></i></a>                </span>
  • A Fun Game of Soccer in the Park<span class="share-buttons">                    <a href="https://www.facebook.com/dialog/feed?app_id=644956578937903&picture=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Soccer-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-3-Lake-Mburo.jpg&link=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=4&name=A Fun Game of Soccer in the Park&description=Whatever you do… Try not to embarrass your team when we meet up at the camp grounds for a post-safari Soccer Duel. There are no medals up for grabs but we’d like to see who takes the bragging rights when the Girls face-off against the Guys.&redirect_uri=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=4" target="_blank" class="share facebook"><i class="icon-facebook"></i></a>                    <a href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=A+Fun+Game+of+Soccer+in+the+Park via @thePearlGuideUg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D4" target="_blank" class="share twitter"><i class="icon-twitter"></i></a>                    <a href="https://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D4&media=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Soccer-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-3-Lake-Mburo.jpg&description=A+Fun+Game+of+Soccer+in+the+Park" target="_blank" class="share pinterest"><i class="icon-pinterest"></i></a>                </span>
  • DJ Simples Keeps the Party Going<span class="share-buttons">                    <a href="https://www.facebook.com/dialog/feed?app_id=644956578937903&picture=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DJ-Simples-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-2-Murchison-Falls.jpg&link=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=5&name=DJ Simples Keeps the Party Going&description=We’re happy to have one of the leaders of the new school in this artform, DJ Simples as the official Uganda Travel Month DJ. The campsite promises to be no ordinary campsite and if the set is as good as he promises, sleep might not be part of this trip. But we’re not complaining.&redirect_uri=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/uganda-travel-month?slide=5" target="_blank" class="share facebook"><i class="icon-facebook"></i></a>                    <a href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=DJ+Simples+Keeps+the+Party+Going via @thePearlGuideUg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D5" target="_blank" class="share twitter"><i class="icon-twitter"></i></a>                    <a href="https://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fthepearlguide.co.ug%2Fuganda-travel-month%3Fslide%3D5&media=http://thepearlguide.co.ug/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DJ-Simples-Ug-Travel-Month-Trip-2-Murchison-Falls.jpg&description=DJ+Simples+Keeps+the+Party+Going" target="_blank" class="share pinterest"><i class="icon-pinterest"></i></a>                </span>

Gold Sponsors

Nile Special
Total Excellium

Silver Sponsors

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Radiocity
Row 2 Marafiki Safaris
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Event Partners

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Row 2 Simples
Row 2 Marasa
Row 2 Geo
Row 1 D silver fleet
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