KABAKA MWANGA’S TRAIL IN CHRISTIANS FAITH (UGANDA MARTYRS) - 5 Days

KABAKA MWANGA'S TRAIL IN CHRISTIANS FAITH (UGANDA MARTYRS)

The Uganda Martyrs are a group of 23 Anglican and 22 Catholic converts to Christianity in the historical kingdom of Buganda, now part of Uganda, who were executed between 31 January 1885 and 27 January 1887. They were killed on orders of Mwanga II, the Kabaka (King) of Buganda

5 Day Uganda Martyrs Tour Summery

  • Day 1: Pickup from Hotel and transfer to Mapeera site in Ssese. Day2: We continue to Kiggunga church in Entebbe. Day 3: The Mapeera site in Kisubi Day 4: The Uganda martyr’s shrine Munyonyo. Day 5: Uganda martyr’s shrine Namugongo

Itinerary

Day 1
Mapeera site in Ssese.

The Mapeera Church at Bugoma landing Site in Kalangala district is one of the most riveting cultural and religious sites worth exploring while on a safari in Kalangala district. This Site is where the two first catholic missionaries/evangelists-Brother Amans Delmas and Lourdel Mapeera first docked before proceeding with their mission. At this site is a monument and a church at the spot where these missionaries knelt down and prayed.
Destination: Kampala
Accomodation:
Luxury: 5-4 star hotels
Mid range: 3 stars hotels
Meal plan: lunch and dinner.
Drinks: Bottled Water.

Day 2
Kiggunga church in Entebbe

In a popular catholic hymn titled Amansi ne Mapeera a catholic choir sings out about the history of the entry of the first catholic missionaries, Father Siméon Lourdel Pere (Mapeera) and Brother Amans Delmas (Amansi) who came to Uganda on 17, February, 1879.
“They found Kabaka Muteesa waiting on for them and gave them a village called Rubya in Kyaddondo. They taught people and healed the sick. Even though they suffered they did their work happily,” the choir goes on to sing in the hymn.
“When they left Indian Ocean they came to Bukoba side and heard of Kabaka Muteesa so they sent the first group that came over Lake Victoria which was of Fr. Lourdel commonly known as Mapeera and Brother Delmas, both from France,” Reverend Father Ignatius Kayita explains.
Destination: Kampala
Accomodation:
Luxury: 5-4 star hotels
Mid range: 3 stars hotels
Meal plan: lunch and dinner.
Drinks: Bottled Water

Day 3
The Mapeera site in Kisubi

This is where the first catholic mass was held
Destination: Kampala
Accomodation:
Luxury: 5-4 star hotels
Mid range: 3 stars hotels
Meal plan: lunch and dinner.
Drinks: Bottled Water

Day 4
The Uganda martyr’s shrine Munyonyo.

Munyonyo Martyrs’ Shrine is the starting point of the last journey of young Christians for their execution in Namugongo on 3 June 1886. Having been sentenced to death in Munyonyo on 26th May (Wednesday), the condemned then began upon their own walk to Calvary – a two day journey to Namugongo, which they reached on 27th May (Thursday). Some had already been killed in Munyonyo, others were killed along the way, but the majorities were burned alive in Namugongo on 3rd June. Munyonyo Martyrs Shrine is compromise of three places located in Munyonyo-Mulungu and Salaama-Kyamula of Kampala City where three of Uganda Martyrs sacrificed their lives for the sake of Christ. Churches and Chapels were built in their respective places of martyrdom. Other Uganda Martyrs were condemned for death in Munyonyo and led for their execution to Namugongo
Destination: Kampala
Accomodation:
Luxury: 5-4 star hotels
Mid range: 3 stars hotels
Meal plan: lunch and dinner.
Drinks: Bottled Water

Day 5
Uganda martyr’s shrine Namugongo

Uganda martyrs shrine Namugongo, is a famous religion centre in Uganda, Attracting millions of Christians and believers both local and foreign from different countries and parts of the world. Uganda martyrs shrine is located in Namugongo Kyaliwajala word in Kira municipality wakiso district 16 kilometers northeast of Kampala city the capital city of Uganda.
It’s the centre of martyr’s day celebrations of 3rd June are commemorated every year
Martyrs day celebration includes, prayers, pilgrimages and believers trek for miles to reach the shrine from different parts of the world at large. The 3rd June is a holiday in also included in the general Roman calendar

END OF TOUR

Cost

  • • Airport transfers on first and last day
  • • Transport
  • • Services of an English speaking driver & guide
  • • Fuel for the whole trip
  • • Accommodation (mid range) and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • • 1 day Pre- tour accommodation in Kampala / Entebbe
  • • All activity fees as per itinerary
  • • Bottled water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • •Post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • • International airfares
  • • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

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KABAKA MWANGA’S TRAIL IN CHRISTIANS FAITH (UGANDA MARTYRS)