Day 10

Say farewell to your fellow travelers before being shuttled to Entebbe or heading out for your next stop in Uganda!

Day 9

On Monday, depart to the shores of Lake Victoria outside Kampala for one last night at a beautiful resort conveniently located on the way to Entebbe airport. Reflect and relax before heading home, or to the next stop on your travels.

Day 8

On Centennial Sunday, wake up to a community buzzing with activity in preparation for the festivities. Meet community members from across the Abayudaya villages, dignitaries visiting to show their support and others who have travelled from far and wide to join the Abayudaya on this special day. Eat a communal..Read More

Day 7

On Saturday, experience the uniqueness of a Ugandan Shabbat, made particularly special as Garshom’s daughter, Navaah, becomes a Bat Mitzvah. Celebrate with the Abayudaya community into the evening with dinner, music and dancing.

Day 6

Spend the morning in Nabagoye. Walk to the community founder, Semei Kakungulu’s home. Have lunch in Mbale and take a seat at a kafunda, a roadside bar/eatery, to sip a local beer while tasting the local cuisine, almost all of which includes the ubiquitous Maatoke, or green banana. In the..Read More

Day 5

Wake up in Mbale, the hub for the Abayudaya villages and home to the Abayudaya’s Tobin Health Center that has been so critical in improving health care in the community. Learn about the region, the history of the Abayudaya and current community development efforts. Take a challenging hike through the..Read More

Day 4

Depart Kampala in the morning and head east to Mbale, close to the border with Kenya. En route, stop for lunch in Jinja on the banks of Lake Victoria, the source of the Nile River, and begin acclimating yourself to Ugandan life outside of Kampala. Board the bus again and..Read More

Day 3

Tour the Ugandan Parliament as Parliament member and Abayudaya Rabbinic leader Gershom Sizomu’s personal guests. At night, enjoy the African and international cuisine of Kampala and get a taste for the nightlife of this rapidly developing city.

Day 2

On your first full day, get your footing by exploring one of the fastest growing cities in Africa. Kampala, home to over 1.5 million, is the epicenter of the country’s diversity. Spend the day visiting Kampala’s cultural highlights, taking in the views overlooking the city. Taste the local cuisine and..Read More