Culture Week in Uganda

Kalagala Village, Uganda

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15 people
7 days
Code: 366
Activity and Adventure, Cultural Experiences
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Learning about the culture and lifestyle is one of the most important aspects of travelling. By doing so, you will know how to interact with locals, be aware of local customs and get a better chance to fully indulge in your new surroundings.

Our culture week does exactly this!

During the program, you will learn the basics of Ugandan culture, explore the location and new surroundings, learn how to cook Ugandan food, go sightseeing and more. This week of relaxation aldo gives you the chance to meet other participants and make new friends!

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives
  • Help you get familiarized with your new surroundings
  • Teach you helpful Luganda and Swahili phrases
  • Broaden your knowledge of the local customs, history, and culture of Uganda
  • Provide you with a full induction, preparing you for a longer stay
Schedule
Monday

After breakfast, we’ll have a two hour cultural introduction where you will learn about Ugandan culture and customs. Afterwards, we will head to the village center for sightseeing and will also show you where everything is (i.e. shops, pharmacies, etc). In the evening, there will be a special dinner to welcome you to Uganda!

Tuesday

After breakfast, we will have a language class where you can learn helpful phrases for your stay in Uganda. After lunch, we will enjoy a cooking class...with dinner being the food that you have cooked in the class, so pay close attention!

Wednesday

After breakfast, we’ll visit some museums and go sightseeing in the area. Afterwards, we will also learn where the post office, bus station, and supermarket are, so you know where everything you may need is!

Thursday

After breakfast, we’ll visit the zoo and then have lunch outside. In the afternoon, we will pay a visit to Victoria Lake, where you can lay down and relax on the sand. Later on, there will be a the project discussion, where you can learn about our projects in Uganda and ask any further questions!

Friday

After breakfast, we will pay a visit to all of our projects in the area so you can get an insight of what we do. After lunch, we will take a Ugandan sandal-making class.

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements for this program.

There are no further requirements for this program.

Additional Equipment

No specific equipment required for this program.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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