10 Day Uganda Students trip itinerary

Enjoy 10 day Uganda students trip itinerary filled with amazing safaris, cultural excursions, and student learning, for student groups from UK, Europe and the USA

This is our 10 day Uganda students trip itinerary, where we’ll explore the beautiful landscapes, encounter incredible wildlife, and immerse ourselves in the vibrant culture of this amazing country.

Day 1. Of 10 day Uganda students trip itinerary

Today’s the day your 10 day Uganda students trip itinerary starts here! We’re off to Uganda – let the adventure begin! Join us for a flight from Heathrow to Entebbe International Airport.

Flight Details are to be confirmed at a later date.

Day 2: Welcome to Entebbe International Airport – 

Upon arriving at the airport, the Msafiri Tours Team will warmly greet and transport you to Kampala. You’ll go through Entebbe to the captivating, enigmatic, energetic and charming Kampala, sure to leave you in awe!

Your first night in Uganda is at the hotel in Kampala.

This hotel has free wifi, air conditioning and a pool for your comfort.

Day 3: Kampala.

Start your morning in paradise with breakfast and rest. After lunch, explore the sights and sounds of Kampala on a City Tour, including the Gadaffi Mosque, markets, Namirember Cathedral and visit forex bureaus to change curency then, head to Ndere Cultural Centre to experience the magical beauty of African traditional music and dance. A BBQ dinner will be provided and the show will last for over 3 hours. Spend the night in a comfortable sleep at Eureka Place Hotel in Ntinda, Kampala.

Day 4: Let’s head to Iganga!

Join us bright and early as we depart for Iganga. We’ll start the day with a tasty breakfast then head off. We will have a stop in the beautiful and protected Mabira Rainforest, with its towering trees and many bird species. We’ll take in the majestic views of the 1km wide Owen Falls Dam (Nalubaale), and the source of Uganda’s electricity from the River Nile.

We’ll enjoy an energizing lunch in Jinja Town, before heading to the Mum Resort Hotel for a dip, some chill time and a delectable dinner. 

Day 5: Let’s make a difference in Busu Village Projects, Iganga.

 After a delicious breakfast, we’ll hop in the Vans and head to Busu for a village tour. You’ll meet the locals and project leaders, and split into groups to get to know the group you’ll be working with. We’ve got your lunch covered, and by evening we’ll be back at the hotel for dinner. 

Day 6: Busu, Iganga.

Start the day right with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, and then we head to Busu and spend the day making a difference! Help improve village facilities and get to know their way of life better. Plus, we’ll provide a packed lunch to keep you going. In the evening, we’ll be heading back to the hotel for dinner

Day 7: Join us today for Busu, then we’ll head back to Kampala.

After a delicious breakfast, it’s time to get back to Busu for our final day in the village! We’ll wrap up our projects, get any last-minute things done, and say our goodbyes to the new friends we’ve made. After that, we’ll make our way back to the hotel to get organized, with a lunch stop in Jinja. Then it’s off to Kampala for an evening of dinner and restful sleep.

Day 8: Take a trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese, it will be so much fun!

Your two-day wildlife safari starts with your guide picking you up after breakfast. You’ll be briefed about the tour and off you go on a 6-hour drive. During the drive, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take breaks and photos at the Equator, have lunch in Mbarara town, explore Ankole culture at the Igongo Cultural Centre, and arrive at the Simba Safari Lodge for dinner. In the evening, you’ll be taken on a tour around the Crater Lake region to observe traditional salt industries and mining methods. Then it’s back to the Simba Safari Lodge for the night, just 4 miles from the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 9: Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park!

Start your day with a fresh cup of tea and take a game-viewing drive at Mweya Peninsula, where the Kazinga Channel divides Lake George and Lake Edward. You could spot jackals, bushbucks, forest hogs, leopards, buffaloes, elephants, lions, Uganda Kobs, and bush pigs. After a hearty breakfast, you can enjoy some rest and relaxation by the pool. After lunch, go for a memorable launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel – you may see buffaloes, hippos, elephants, and crocodiles – and a variety of bird species. In the evening, return to The Simba Safari Lodge for dinner and a restful sleep.

Day 10: Ready for the journey?

Enjoy your morning breakfast before embarking on  journey back to Kampala. Keep your eyes peeled as you drive through – you never know what kind of animals you may spot! We will take a break for lunch in Mbarara and another stop at Mpambire drum Village to see Ugandan drum makers at work, you can even buy a drum if you like then we drive on finally arriving at Eureka hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner.

Day 11: Today’s the last day – let’s head to Entebbe Airport!

Today is dedicated to airport transfers to Entebbe International Airport. Times to be confirmed.