Every year, Malaria Partners International tours malaria eradication projects where the Seattle Rotary Service Foundation has contributed. In 2018 we visited a large project in Uganda with so much energy and appreciation that we will repeat it this coming May 5th-15th, 2019. Besides malaria, the group meets Ugandan Rotary members, visits a phenomenal environmentally sensitive resort and goes on a safari, all in 10 days for less than $200 a day including all meals, hotels, safari game drive and boat trip, private motor coach, chartered air flight, beverages including beer and wine and gratuities. In addition, there’s an opportunity to visit the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to visit one of two mountain gorilla habitats in the world.
May 5 or 6 Arrive in Entebbe (EBB) with free transfer to the Marriott Hotel, however tour begins with dinner May 6 at our hotel. All tour lunches and dinners begin with beer, wine or other beverage. Those arriving prior to May 6 will be charged for extra nights at a rate of $195 single or $235 double.
May 7 After breakfast, checkout of hotel and board our private motor coach for drive to Kampala for fellowship with local Rotary members including lunch (arranged by Malaria Partners International country manager) and on to Jinja and the beautiful Wild Waters Lodge.
May 8 Free time at Wild Waters Lodge.
May 9 Late Morning departure with box lunch and drive to Soroti. First stop is Akello Annex Hotel to check in and leave bags. Continue on to dinner at Echodu Mansion with local Rotary members and managers from Pilgrim Africa (project NGO in Uganda). Those who
are going on home stays will meet their hosts at dinner.
May 10 Tour project area around 3 sub counties of Katakwi Province to see project and help where possible.
May 11 Continue touring in Katakwi area to complete project visit and meet local chiefs. Learn their role in malaria eradication.
May 12 After breakfast with hosts or your hotel, worship with students at Beacon of Hope School a private upper school operated and partially funded by Pilgrim Africa. Lunch in Soroti. Afternoon work project. Farewell dinner with local Rotary members and Pilgrim Africa staff.
May 13 After breakfast, drive to Paraa Lodge in Murchison Falls State Park. If time allows, an evening game drive will be offered at an extra charge.
May 14 Morning game drive included before breakfast, afternoon boat cruise to Murchison Falls included.
May 15 Late morning flight to Entebbe to end your tour. You should be able to catch a late afternoon flight home or wait for next day pickup for tour to Bwindi Impenetrable Forrest.
Tour begins with hotel dinner and lodging in EBB on May 6 and ends upon return to EBB. Cost will be approximately $1900, based on DBL Occupancy in hotels for 9 nights. Cost reduced with homestays by approximately $150 per person. Tour price also includes all meals, beverages and gratuities. Motor coach and air transportation within Uganda is included.
If you are interested in joining this trip, contact Malaria Partners International Board Member Larry Granat firstname.lastname@example.org