TRAVEL CALENDER

When to travel, based on months

  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

SELECT YOUR PREFERRED MONTH

The Month of January

UGANDA - January in Focus

Embark on a life-changing gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to the majestic mountain gorillas. Navigate the lush rainforests, encounter playful chimpanzees, and witness the power of Murchison Falls. Cruise along the Nile River, admire the beauty of Queen Elizabeth National Park, and relax by the serene Lake Bunyonyi. Uganda is a land where nature whispers ancient stories and adventure awaits around every corner.
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Nile River Festival

26th January - 29th January

The exhilarating Nile River Festival (NRF), is a four-day extravaganza held in Jinja, Uganda. Set against the backdrop of the world's longest river, River Nile, prepare for an adventure-packed experience of kayaking, rafting, mountain biking and SUP (Stand-Up Paddleboarding). The NRF is a unique blend of adventure, culture, and camaraderie, all set amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Nile River.

NRF Image By Haley-Mckee

 

Bayimba International Festival of the Arts

9th August - 13th August

Taking place on Lunkulu islands on Lake Victoria, this annual multi-disciplinary event showcases various artistic disciplines, including music, dance, theatre, film, visual arts, fashion, and literature. Every August, engage with artists and performers from around the globe while immersing yourself in Uganda's thriving arts scene.

Bayimba Festival 2019 by Music In Africa

 

Empango Ceremony

11th June - 12th June

Held in Hoima at the Boma Grounds in Mbarara, this annual event celebrates the coronation anniversary of the Omukama (king) of the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom; one of the most powerful kingdoms in Uganda. They are still ruled under a monarchy and are a remainder of the Kitara empire which governed parts of Western Kenya, Northern Tanzania and Eastern Congo. Experience the rich cultural heritage of the Bunyoro people as they come together for traditional rituals, dancing, and singing, providing a unique glimpse into one of Uganda's oldest kingdoms.

Empango Ceremony by Kabalega Foundation

 

Bayimba Festival

11th September - 15th September

Taking place on Lunkulu islands on Lake Victoria, this annual multi-disciplinary event showcases various artistic disciplines, including music, dance, theatre, film, visual arts, fashion, and literature. Every August, engage with artists and performers from around the globe while immersing yourself in Uganda's thriving arts scene.

 

Bayimba Festival

 

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