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Price of tours in Karamoja

Kara-Tunga Tours has developed authentic cultural experiences and outdoor adventures throughout the Karamoja region. The organisation aims at creating job opportunities, preserving cultural heritage and natural environment.

 

Cultural experience

Traditional village

Get a first hand impression of Uganda’s last living cultures guided by passionate and experienced guides. Experience traditional life and domestic duties in the village thats lead by the famously strong women of Karamoja.

 

Cattle camp (kraal)

Immerse yourself in nomadic pastoral life of Uganda’s renown nomadic warriors. Inform about the cultural and seasonal calendar for activities that can be attended as part of a guided tour.

 

Including: a bottle of water. The camp package also includes dinner, camping gear and breakfast. Excluding: transportation, bookable at an additional 60,000 per person (boda boda) or $50 (vehicle) per car.

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
Village or Kraal visit $ 50 $ 35 $ 30 $ 25
Village + Kraal visit $ 80 $ 55 $ 50 $ 40
Village + Kraal visit (incl dinner) $ 85 $ 60 $ 55 $ 45
Village visit + Kraal camp $ 105 $ 85 $ 75 $ 65

Hiking & Trekking

Mt Moroto, Mt Napak, Mt Kadam

Karamoja’s mountain ranges are an exciting alternative to the more strenuous climbs in Uganda with many of the same attractions, a milder climate, lower elevation and requires no special equipment or technical experience.

 

Incl. snacks, packed lunch (1 day tours) and water.

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
3hrs Nature walk $ 30 $ 25 $ 20 $ 15
1/2 Day Hike $ 40 $ 35 $ 30 $ 25
1 Day Hike $ 55 $ 40 $ 35 $ 30
1,5 Day Trek & Camp $ 125 $ 115 $ 105 $ 95

1 Day / 1 night bush camp

Cultural experience & Homestay

A full day and night cultural experience of the Tepeth-tribe living in the highlands of Mt Moroto and the Karimojong on the savannah planes.

 

Including: museum entree fees, camping gear, dinner, lunch, breakfast, water. Excluding: transportation, bookable at an additional 60,000 per person (boda boda) or $50 (vehicle) per car.

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
1 Day & 1 Night homestay $ 165 $ 140 $ 125 $ 125

Mountain biking

The ideal means to connect with the local community and the untouched landscape for the active traveler. Cycle from the scenic foothills of Mount Moroto to the savannah planes and interact with the local communities. 
Inquire about the available trails with the tour guide and design a tour that suits your expectations and fitness level.

 

Incl. mountain bike, snacks, water and packed/local lunch (1 day tours).

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
1/2 Day Biking $ 45 $ 40 $ 35 $ 35
1 Day Biking $ 65 $ 60 $ 55 $ 55

Boda Boda Tour

Adventure through the surroundings of Mount Moroto by using the most popular local means of transport. The Boda Boda gives you the flexibility to follow beautiful roads through the villages and the speed to witness the diversity of the landscapes, people, taste of local foods and daily activities. 
Inquire about the possibility of visiting the weekly cattle auctions and the magnificent escarpment into Kenya’s Turkanaland.

 

Incl. boda boda motorbike w/ driver, snacks, water and packed/local lunch (1 day tours).

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
1/2 Day Boda Boda $ 60 $ 50 $ 40 $ 40
1 Day Boda Boda $ 70 $ 60 $ 50 $ 50

Workshops

The Workshops are aimed at connecting travellers with craftsmen. Travellers get an unique insight into the life of the local community and share knowledge and stories by sharing quality time together. 
Inquire about the availability of the workshops: preparation of traditional foods, hat weaving, clay sculpting / pottery and traditional beading.

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
Beads making $ 25 $ 15 $ 15 $ 15
Clay sculpting $ 25 $ 25 $ 25 $ 25

Nakapelimoru village walk

East Africa’s largest traditional village

Visit Nakapelimoru village nearby Kotido town, known as the largest traditional village in East Africa and home to the Jié (fighters). The community has grown over the years and culture has been preserved like the controversial facial and body scarifications. During the visit you’ll start with a climb to a nearby rock formation for an introduction about the village from above. Hereafter the local guide takes you to a homestead to learn about the differences and similarities with other clans and tribes in Karamojaland.

 

Price per people in one vehicle. Excl. Transportation.

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
Village walk and Viewpoint climb $ 75 $ 55 $ 35 $ 35

Visit the Mysterious Ik-tribe

Combine your Kidepo Valley safari with an expedition to Uganda’s most remote living tribe called the ‘Ik’. Before Kidepo Valley was gazetted as national park, the Ik lifed peacefully together with wildlife. In 1962 the ruling government of Uganda turned the valley into a national park that made the Ik migrate into the steep mountains. Today the community is producing the best honey in Uganda and conducting agriculture but still strugling to adapt to their new environment. The breathtaking hike (3hrs up and 2hrs) is accompanied by breathtaking scenes in the valleys below you and into the Eastern Rift Valley.

 

Including: snacks, water and packed/local lunch (1 day hike)  Incl. snacks, water and meals (1,5 day trek & camp). Excluding: Transportation.

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
1 Day Hike $ 165 $ 110 $ 85 $ 80
1 Day and homestay $ 275 $ 180 $ 155 $ 125
Kenya escarpment tour $ 35 $ 35 $ 35 $ 35

Special visit Karamoja’s highlands Tepeth-tribe

 

Price per person. Excl: Transport 20,000 pp motor taxi or $50 4 pax car.

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
Community bush camp w/ full board meals and camping gear. $ 175 $ 165 $ 155 $ 145
Nature walk and cultural experience $ 50 $ 35 $ 30 $ 25
+ Sundowner (drinks, snacks, campfire) $ 180 $ 120 $ 100 $ 85
Mt Moroto Sundowner (only) $ 130 $ 95 $ 70 $ 60

Sacred land walking safari

Matheniko Wildlife Reserve

Alternatively, in dry season only, choose to settle at the edge of the Matheniko Wildlife Reserve for an ultimate bush experience overlooking the sacred grounds of the Karamojong. This Out of Africa experience includes afternoon walking safari, one night remote bush camp, visit to ancestral rock paingting and authentic cultural experiences. It excludes transportation that can be booked for an additional $150 taking 4 guests.

 

Including: snacks, packed lunch, water and park fees (1 full day). Meals, camping equipment and porters (overnight tours) Excluding: transportation, bookable at $150 for drop-off and pick-up.

Indicated prices per person. 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax
1 Full day $ 75 $ 70 $ 65 $ 65
1 Day / 1 night bush camp $ 175 $ 165 $ 155 $ 155
2 Days / 1 night bush camp $ 225 $ 215 $ 205 $ 205
3 Days / 2 nights bush camp $375 $ 365 $ 355 $ 355
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