Ministry of Tourism launches domestic tourism campaign ahead of Easter holidays

The Ministry of Tourism launches a new Campaign, Wildlife and Antiquities, on the occasion of Easter day and given the name ‘Easter domestic tourism campaign’, intending to encourage Ugandans to they can explore the various holiday destinations in the country. 

Dubbed “DTF Easter 2022”, the campaign was launched by the state minister for Tourism, Martin Bahinduka Mugarra, at the Uganda Media Centre.

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According to the state minister, his docket would manage the campaign in collaboration with several specified domestic tourism players who have created Easter packages that local tailor makes. 

As per Bahinduka, We are going to launch the Easter holiday getaway packages that will be used during the Easter holiday period for Ugandans to go and recharge in several destinations globally. 

Furthermore, he mentioned that the ministry has researched and identified different destinations which are the primary household holiday destinations for Ugandans.

“We have also recognised some rather priced lodges and hotels in each of these destinations that the public can take advantage of for great Easter packages using the ‘DTF Easter 2022’ promo code.”

Moreover, the minister asked Ugandans to look out for participating hotels and domestic airlines like Aero link Uganda and Bar Aviation. He stated that he would offer preferential flight rates to Ugandans, ranging from USD 250 for return tickets to some of the major national parks.

According to the minister, the campaign will run from April 10 to 22, 2022.

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Partaking hotels and lodges include;

Kabale

Lake-Bunyonyi, Kabale Safari Club, Keije Lodge, Birdnest Lodge, Villagio Eco Lodge, Tuzza, and Little Ritz.

Ssesse Island– Kalangala

Broad Sands Lodge, Ssese Leisure Beach Hotel, Victoria Forest Resort, and Pelican Beach Resort Hotel.

Jinja City

Nile Bridge Cottages, Lemala Wild Waters Lodge, Bunjee Uganda, Ziplining Mabira, Rain Forest Lodge, Mabira, Kingfisher Lodge, Jinja.

Mbale – Kapchorwa

Sipi Falls, Sipi Valley Resort, Rafiki lodge, Sipi River Lodge, Noah’s Ark Lodge, Endiro Café Sipi, Home of friends, Kapchorwa, and Kapkwai Mt. Elgon Bandas.

Fort Portal, Kibale, Semuliki

Rwatera Safari Lodge, Home Bliss Lodge, Nyaika Hotel, Mountains of the moon, Chimpundu lodge, and Rwenzori Travellers Inn.

Queen Elizabeth, Kasese, Rwenzori Mountains

Equator Snow Lodge, Rwenzori, Equator Voyager Lodge, WildTrack Overlanders Camp, Simba Safari lodge, Njovu Lodge, Kikorongo Safari lodge, Ihamba Lodge, Mweya UWA Bandas, Kazinga Channel Resort Hotel, Twin Lakes Safari Lodge, The Observatory and Cloud Nine Homestays.

Bwindi, Kihihi, Kanungu, Ishasha sector

MASINDI, HOIMA, MURCHISON FALLS & PAKWACH

Ikorom Safari Lodge, Vilakazi Safari lodge, Tilenga Safari lodge, Red Chilli lodge, Kabalega Resort Hotel, Masindi, Kabalega Resort Hotel, Hoima, Mika Resort, Hoima, Kikonko Lodge, Bugoma Jungle lodge, Sambiya River Lodge.

Kampala, Mukono, Entebbe, Mpigi

Speke Resort Munyonyo, Nature’s Green Resort, UWEC Bandas, Ngamba Chimpanzee Island Sanctuary, Shirland Hotel, Bwebajja, and Kisubi Cottages.