A Unique Cultural Experience


Tour Number

Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5



French (basic), English (fluent)

Live like a Muganda for a Day

This day trip aims to bring the 'Kiganda' tradition to life taking one back in time when the traditions of the Buganda Kingdom were maintained. This includes making local wine, hunting, local food preparation, games such as wrestling, plus the mysterious stories shared amongst women preparing to get married. It is deeply enriching and a discovery of the old traditional way of life.

The initiative offers an authentic visitor experience in a non-staged environment. Through active participation, visitors are able to explore and learn a lot of things. They leave with bountiful knowledge and lessons for future use.

Traditional practices in the area of music, African garden experience, talks (Senga[auntie] and Kojja[uncle]), games, hunting, bark cloth making, medicine, food preparation and dining, taboos and totems as well as religion are promoted.


I will pick you up from the hotel at 7:30 am
We shall then travel out of town to the location. We arrive at 9:00 am
We are welcomed with dancers, have fresh fruit as a snack
Morning activities include:
Going to the farm to pick out food for lunch
Traditional preparation of the food
Shooting with a bow and arrow classes
Traditional hunting for the men
Talking with an elder for women about love and bedroom matters

Afternoon activities include:
Having lunch the traditional way
Bark cloth making class
Local beer making
Traditional wrestling
Soccer match and a barbecue at the end
Set off at 6:30 pm

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

End Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 9 hours

All day event


It is a clean, black, seven-seater Toyota saloon car with working air condition

What’s Included

  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: This tour includes all traditional activities plus fresh fruit, lunch.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100000 Uganda Shillings - Miscellaneous

What’s Extra

  • Souvenirs

Other: drinks


I am not a driver, however, I always have an excellent driver and a good, clean vehicle ready for a tour.

A Recent Review of this tour

What a day! So fantastic, and highly recommended full-day exposure to so many aspects of the Buganda culture. Our guide Carolyn was top-notch- friendly and informative. Her husband, James, was our driver and so friendly and knowledgeable as well. We were greeted by the community with music and dancing and the fun did not stop all day. They even planted four trees in honor of our family's visit! We traveled with our two teenage kids, and we all greatly enjoyed our day. Choose Carolyn whenever you can!
Jennifer Frey

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Private tour guide Carolyn

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