Uganda is not only blessed with lots of wildlife, birds and breath taking landscapes,it has a high and rich diversity of culture and heritage is still untapped. With a multiplicity of ethnicity, languages, foods, people, beliefs, norms and taboos, the unexplored Uganda’s culture is still a hidden treasure offering an experience that is unmatched presenting the travelers with lifetime memories.
As the visitors interact with the local people, they venture into the heritage and comprehensive culture and access the traditionally cherished sites and the fascinating traditional ceremonies in Uganda. Uganda.With 4 major kingdoms and well-established chiefdoms, you get the chance to explore the real Africa and learn about the wide, fascinating culture of the tribes in Uganda.
The central region of Uganda is inhabited by the Baganda whose history is mostly synonymous, the Banyankole, Bakiga, Batooro in western Uganda, Busoga, Bagisu Bagwere in eastern Uganda, the northern region with mostly the nilotics who include the Acholis, Itesots, langis, Alur Karamojongs, Iks who were the first cattle herding people in the area, but later relied on cultivation to supplement their livestock and to the north western part of the country include the lugbaras, Alurus, madis.
Dance and songs are one of the most important part of most of the cultural ceremonies, other rites of passage such as marriage, birth rites, initiation are very important in the different cultures and may vary significantly.
Uganda has a variety of historical and cultural sites to visit including; the Source of the Nile, visit Nshenyi Village, Ndere centre, Kasubi tombs, Nagalabi coronation site, the Bahai temple, the Kabaka’s lake, Uganda Museum,Uganda martyrs Shrines Namugongo, Sezibwa falls, Bujagali falls, visit the Nakayima tree in Mubende, visit the Amabeere ga Nyinamwiru, visit the Karambi tombs, the Kazinga Channel. They are very many notable monuments including; the independence monument, Kabaka Muteesa 1 statue, Sir. Apollo Kaggwa monument, the liberation statue among others.