- TOURISM RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY SERVICES
- VOLUNTEER SERVICES
- CULTURAL TOURISM
- AGENCY SERVICES
CAR HIRE SERVICES
Credit Uganda Tours offers car hire services to individuals, groups, NGOS, international Agencies and we also offer transport for workers of corporate organisations. We offer car hire services on short and long term basis. Credit Uganda has vast and professional experience in ground transportation for both local and international agencies. We help our clients choose the type of car for hire depending on the distance, benefit, affordability, the nature of roads and the purpose of the car. We also assist clients in path selection, travel plan and maps. Credit Uganda tours offers 4*4 wheel drive cars, Saloon cars, Vans, Buses, Adventure trucks.
All cars are comprehensively insured. We offer self-drive, chauffeured cars, events and conference transportation at competitive prices.
We also organize Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Entertainment as requested by our clients.
TOURISM RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Credit Uganda Tours, offers research and consultancy services in the field of tourism,geography and development studies for both the local and international organisations, individuals who want start tourism related business, handling tourism effects, be head of the changing tourism trends, tourism product development ,travel advise and market analysis.In addition we offer research support services to visiting research teams.
FOUNDATION FOR CULTURE HOPE UGANDA
The constitution of Uganda schedule 3 represents Uganda s diverse cultural heritage which comprises of 65 indigenous communities. The diversity contributes to a wealth of indigenous knowledge, customs, traditions and products which can be harnessed for development. Despite the rich cultural diversity, nothing has been done to use it to eradicate poverty as culture intrinsically valuable and important dimension of identity and a form of natural capital. This demands an appropriate response and it is on this critical element that the foundation will concentrate its efforts on the development of culture, through cultural festivals and cultural tourism. The focus of the foundation is to educate the youth and women on how they can use the cultural diversity to actively participate in tourism. The key anticipated results are creation of employment, poverty eradication and cultural preservation for the future generation. The foundation is also looking at cultural documentation with other partners. The overall objective is to help the local community benefit from tourism using the natural capital called culture. Under this foundation we organize cultural tours to different indigenous tribe for those seeking authentic African cultural encounters.
Cultural tourism in Africa/Uganda
Cultural tourism has a long history and with routes from grand tour. It is the original form of tourism. Cultural tourism is a form of tourism that does not damage the environment and culture but contributes greatly to the economy and the local communities. Cultural tourism involves.
Monuments, architecture, art and crafts sites, manuscripts, books, historical sites, performing arts, music, festive events, rituals, crafts man ship and languages and culture institutions.
The constitution of Uganda-Schedule three represents Uganda’s diverse cultural heritage which comprises of 65 indigenous communities. The diversity contributes to a wealth of indigenous knowledge, customs, traditions and products which can be harnessed for development.
Despite the rich cultural diversity nothing has been done to use it to eradicate poverty as culture can intrinsically valuable and an important diversion of identity land reform of natural capital.
This demands an appropriate response and it’s on this critical element that the foundation will concentrate its efforts. The response will concentrate its efforts on cultural development through cultural festivals, documentation and cultural tourism. The focus of the Foundation is to educate the citizens particularly the women and youth on how they can use the cultural diversity to actively participate in tourism. A key anticipated results is creation of employment poverty eradication and cultural preservation for future generation.
To educate the citizens particularly youth and women on how to benefit from the natural capital culture.
- To create pro poor tourism opportunities
- To overcome stereo types
- To preserve culture for future generation
- To create employment and poverty reduction
- To market Uganda as a tourism destination
- To develop and promote cultural excursions
- To sensitize the locals on the cultural importance economically.
The foundation will work closely with the Ministry Of Gender, Labour and Social Development, local governments, other non-governmental Organisation/ local community groups and the cultural leaders.
The foundation will use cultural Festivals regionally, nationally and sometimes internationally and cultural documentations to meet the objectives of the foundation.
The foundation has to define the cultural tourism products to be more precise through documentation and organizing festivals for cultural tourism. Cultural tourism adopts a community based tourism approach in which the communities are directly involved to designing and economic benefits go directly to community. The foundation is coming up to help the local people start people tourism using the natural resources they have in order to be able to compete in the tourism industry.
History about Uganda
Uganda is the pearl of African as described by Winston Churchill on his African journey in 1908. He was overwhelmed by Uganda’s scenery, wildlife, people and their culture. Uganda is gifted by nature located in East Africa, lies astride the Equator right in the heart of Africa. Its land locked, Sudan in the North, Kenya in the East, Tanzania in the South and Rwanda and in the East is the Democratic republic of Congo.
Foundation for cultural Festival and documentation is a pro poor tourism initiative that engages local communities in various tourism activities for the purpose of delivering service to earn income from tourism. This is going to contribute to community development through providing employment to local people, as tour guides, traditional dancing, storytelling, food services, and home stay and through direct services. Through the foundation communities are going to benefit directly through selling to tourists directly and indirectly though supported development projects.
Credit Uganda Tours offers the services of volunteer placement for both the residents and non-residents. We offer guidance to individuals and groups seeking to volunteer, such that they meet their expectations.We work with our local communities to help ensure that they benefit from tourism.
Cultural tourism has a long history and roots from Grand tour. It is the original form of tourism, it is a form of tourism which does not damage the environment and culture but contributes greatly to the economy and the local communities.Uganda has a rich cultural diversity which can be used to attract tourist and eradicate poverty in the local communities as it is a natural capital. Credit Uganda Tours offers tours to various cultural attractions in form of monuments, cultural institutions, historical sites, festivals, rituals, architecture, museum, folk art, creative tourism and tribal cultural encounters.To experience the Uganda cultural diversity, one needs to visit tribal villages of the Tepsi, Turkan, Jiee, Karamojongs, Bagisu( ambalu), Bahima(ankole cattle), Batwa, Baganda(kasubi tombs), Banyoro(amparo) and the Basoga. Culture is celebrated through music, traditional food, dance, drink and artifacts.
Credit Uganda tours has a vast experience of agency service. We are ground handlers for both international and local companies. Our agency services are limited to the services we offer.