Japan- Africa Tour; Uganda the Pearl of Africa

Japan- Africa Tour; Uganda the Pearl of Africa

Japan- Africa Tour; Uganda The Pearl of Africa

Tour Summary/ Features:

Uganda`s Best Tourist Treasures

  • Comfortable Climate with average Temperature of 22C.
  • Sheer green vegetation all the Year round
  • Lots of Fresh water lakes, rivers, crater lakes
  • Good Scenery featuring Mountains of the Moon,
  • Mountain Gorilla in Two National parks; Bwindi & Mgahinga National Parks in South Western Uganda.
  • Primates a & Lots of Birds; Tree Climbing Lions in Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Chimpanzee, Elephants, Forest Wathog, Showbill Bird
  • The Source of NILE River (6,825 km) World’s Longest River from Uganda to Egypt.
  • Lake Victoria,2nd WorldLargest Lake Victoria (69,500 sq km
  • Rwenzori Mountains; 5110m, though along the equator has snowcaps all the year round! World Heritage 1994
  • The Equator Uganda is Crossed by the Equator but with its high average altitude of about 2000m & great vegetation cover offers comfortable weather with average annual temperature of 22C.
  • Rich Culture with ExcellentHospitality by the 57 tribes living Uganda offers visitors a greatest cultural travel experience


Day / Activities / Location & Place /

Meal Plan

Day 1 / Evening:20:40 Depart Haneda Airport at Tokyo by JAL. Osaka Dubai by Emirates Airlines / Tokyo Haneda via Osaka to Dubai United Arab Emirates / Breakfast:X
Day 2 / Morning:Dubai to Entebbe International Airport Uganda
Afternoon:14: 25arrival at Entebbe Airport & proceed to Hotel
Evening:Welcome Traditional Dance at the Hotel. / Kampala
Uganda`s Capital City / Breakfast:In-flight
Supper:Buffet or Chinese Food
Day 3 / Morning: After Breakfast depart for South Western Uganda.
Afternoon:Arrival at Kibale National Park; watch Chimpanzee, Monkeys in the Forest Jungles.
Evening:Take arest & Dinner at the Hotel. / Fort Portal
Kibale National Park / Breakfast:〇
Lunch :〇
Day 4 / Morning: Depart for Queen Elizabeth N.P along the way enjoy the savannahscenery
Afternoon:Take a boat cruise at Kazinga Channel; watch feeding animals and beautiful sunset.
Evening:Relax and have supper at Mweya Safari Lodge. / Bushenyi District
Queen Elizabeth National Park / Breakfast:〇
Lunch :〇
Day 5 / Morning: Safari Park drive withexperienced park guide
Afternoon:After Lunch Depart for Bwindi National Park
Evening:Dinner at Buhoma Homestead Safari Cottage. / Kanungu District
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / Breakfast:〇
Lunch :〇
Day6 / Morning: Briefing at the park headquarters on the rules trekking. Experienced park ranger & a porter guide you to search until you find the Mountain Gorilla family assigned to your group. Only six people see one family of the Gorillas.
Afternoon:Enjoy packed lunch in the Jungle and later return to Hotel
Evening:Optional nature walk / Kanungu District
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park / Breakfast:〇
Lunch :Packed Lunch from Hotel
Day 7 / Morning: Depart Bwindi, via Kabale; enjoy good scenery hills and valleys.
Afternoon:Have lunch in Mbarara and proceed to Masaka. Stop over at the Equator for the Gravity water experiment.
Evening:Take a rest at the Hotel in Kampala / Kabale, Mbarara, Masaka
Equator Experience
/ Breakfast:〇
Lunch :〇
Day 8
8日目 / Morning: Optional Jinja City Tour or Kampala Tour. For young adventurers, Enjoy white water rafting on River Nile.
Afternoon:Free Time, relax at Hotel or Enjoy Kampala City Tour for Souvenir Shopping
Evening:Take a rest at the Hotel in Kampala / Jinja City
Sour of River Nile
/ Breakfast:〇
Lunch :〇
Day 9
9日目 / Morning: OptionalCity Tour Uganda Museum, or Kasubi Toms or Kiwature Recreational Centre Uganda cultural Village.
Afternoon: After an Early Lunch, depart for Entebbe, check in for out bound fright of 15:55.Head for Dubai / Kampala City
Uganda Culture / Breakfast:〇
Lunch :Free Style
Day 10
10日目 / Dubai and proceed to Osaka arriving evening. By JAL Haneda arrival at 19:15 Japan Time. / Supper:In-flight Breakfast:In-flight

Tour Information


You will need to find a Ticket and a tourist VISA. Unfortunately, at the moment, there are not many travelers to Uganda from Japan. As a result, there is NO DIRECT Flight. Even the few Airlines with connecting flights to Uganda, their tickets are not yet popular on the ticket offers of many Japanese travel Agents. So we know it is still difficult to find a good flight at reasonable price. We have researched option flights available to Uganda and we are glad to share with you Information.

Flight from Japan To Uganda

Emirates/Japan Airlines Code Share is the quickest with three flights a week. Emirates Airlines has good connection time departing from Haneda and Osaka Kansai International Airports.

Out Bound Flight

Flight NO. / Departure / Time / Arrival / Time
EK6251 / Haneda / 20:40 / Osaka / 21:55
EK317 / Osaka / 23:15 / Dubai / 05.45
EK723 / Dubai / 08:10 / Entebbe / 14:30
Return Flight
Flight NO. / Departure / Time / Arrival / Time
EK723 / Entebbe / 20:40 / Dubai / 21:55
EK317 / Dubai / 23:15 / Osaka / 05.45
EK6251 / Osaka / 08:10 / Haneda / 14:30

Economy Class Air ticket Price ranges from 153,000~184,000Yen. For current rates contact your Favourite travel Agent. We have used the following Travel agents to buy Japan – Uganda Tickets and we recommend their service.


Japanese need a tourist to visit Uganda. The VISA can easily be got from the Uganda Embassy Tokyo. If you are far away from Tokyo, or even don’t have time to visit the Embassy, download the Visa Application form at the Embassy Website Download For more information visit


4-15-3 Shimomeguro, Meguro Ku

Tokyo 153-0064

Tel: (03) 5773 – 0481/2 FAX:(03) 5725-3720

E-mail: Website:

When You Arrival In Uganda

You will be met at the Entebbe International Airport by BIC & ARC staff. Help you to transfer to Kampala City and Check in at Hotel Africana. Your Tour Director Samuel Mugisha who speaks Japanese, will guide you through the tend days itinerary. He will answer all you questions concerns you may have at this time. A local group will have been arranged to offer you a performance at night.

Communication with Your Loved ones

Your Tour Director will arrange a Telephone to make a call for at least five minutes to let your loved ones that you arrived safely and share with them how the Trip in Africa feel like. For Email communication, your tour director will arrange and book Japanese Key board Internet café where you can send check & send and e-mail (though speed slightly slower that the ones in Japan.

Car Rental

Africa Runners Company (ARC) offers reliable, excellent car rental services in Uganda. ARC has offered transport services to the Japanese Embassy, JICA Office, JOVC in Uganda over the past year. ARC has come to build experience to offer the kind of transport services that Japanese will like and enjoy. The company’s policy SAFE Driving while keeping time. The vehicles are well maintained and are all comprehensively insured. Safety & Comfort of our clients throughout the trip is of paramount importance. ARC transport service has lived to meet the expectations of our previous clients. With offices both in Japan and Uganda, ARC is able to coordinate & offer Japanese reliable Car Rental Services in Uganda.

Japan Contact ARC

Dr. Mamoru Ohno

2-11-7 Hiyoshi Cho, Kokubunji City,

185-0032, Tokyo, Japan.

Tel: 042-572-2937 Fax 042-572-2988

Mobile: 090-2255-0701

In Uganda Contact ARC

Bernard Twinomujuni

P.O. Box 303, Kampala Uganda

Mobile phone is 077 4007001


Hotel Information

During the trip a variety of accommodation facilities will be used:

Hotel Africana; Kampala City

A three Star (***) luxury Hotel in the heart of Kampala City, featuringpanoramic views of the city and surrounding hilltops. Hotel Africana, offers excellent and high quality services. Visit their website for more information

Rwenzori Mountain View Guest House; Fort Portal Town

Owned by a couple from Netherlands, the guest House is a place to relax at after a long trip. With good gardens in a quite environment, the location offers the visitors panoramic views of Rwenzori Mountains. The food is good with a variety of well-prepared fruits.

Mweya Safari Lodge; Queen Elizabeth National Park

Located on a peninsular in the middle of the National Park, Mweya Safari Lodge offers visitors a chance to experience African Luxury. Built about 1958, by the Queen of England, the cottage has well designed classic rooms, suites and presidential cottage. It offers international cuisine and facilities. You need to book well in advance to get a room.

Buhoma Homestead

Located in the Jungles of National Park, the luxurious cottage has been credited by our clients for its excellent customer service, quality food that includes a packed lunch for gorilla trekkers. We bet you will enjoy staying at Buhoma Homestead for a night or two, some of our clients have extended extras one two days!

Your Tour Director

Samuel Mugisha, who specializes on coordinating Japanese Tours, has been in Japan for two years, learning Japanese and experiencing the Japanese culture. Born and raised in Kambuga, a few kms from Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi National Parks, Samuel grew up seeing animals at a close range. His cattle-keeping role as the first-born boy child of a family of 28 children, Samuel knows the jungles, the hills, the savannahs and the mountains from his childhood experiences.

Passionate about introducing his country, Uganda to the Japanese, Samuel formed an alliance to promote Uganda`s tourism in Japan. He takes pleasure to guide groups’ pf Japanese pf all ages. He has successfully guided Japanese business trips to Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Book this trip and will enjoy your trip with a native African who will speak to you on Japanese and English!!!

For Your Dream African Trip, Trust Samuel Mugisha, your Japanese Speaking African Travel Advisor

Call him Now to Book Your space on the Trip

Tour Rates in US$(Click here to convert rates shown below to major world currencies)
Adult Rate (Per person Sharing) / Child Rate ( Sharing with 2 adults) / Single Room
Supplement / Period
Low season / US$ 2259 / US$ 1019 / US$ 660 / 01 June – 15 November ‘05
Mid season / US$ 0 / US$ 0 / US$ 0 / n/a
High season / US$ 0 / US$ 0 / US$ 0 / n/a

Cost Includes:

  • Pick up from Entebbe International Airport
  • Services of a Japanese –English Speaking Tour Coordinator
  • Transport based on safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing
  • - Service of an English Speaking driver guide
  • - Park entry fees to all the parks on the Itinerary
  • Accommodation based in twin / double
  • - Meals are inclusive of full board on safari.
  • - Hotel Africana (Kampala) is on bed & breakfast
  • - All transfer to and from Entebbe airport
  • - Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda
  • Gorilla Trekking Ticket (Based on Availability)
  • - Game drives as per the Itinerary
  • - Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
  • - Government taxes VAT
  • - Last day lunch will be provided at Kampala
  • - Complimentary safari hat
  • - Complimentary bottle of mineral water Per Person per day
  • Complementary 5 minutes International call per person to talk to your loved ones
  • Complementary 1 Hour Internet Access to check & send your messages


  • International flights from Japan to Uganda
  • Tips and personal donations
  • Alcohol

The above prices are based on a minimum of 2 persons. A price reduction is available for numbers above two persons. Six persons may enjoy upto 25% saving on the per person rate!