Follow the footsteps that the Victorian Explorer, Sir Samuel Baker, took on his travels around Uganda in the 1800s on a historical tour led by his great-great-grandson, David Baker. Enjoy the adventure along the historical trail with insight from unique family documents detailing the expeditions taken by Sir Samuel and Lady Florence Baker. Learn more about their lives, discoveries and the role they played in ending the slave trade on this week-long historical tour.

On the historical tour, you will be able to journey through the breath-taking Murchison Falls National Park, go on a safari, visit a community development project and explore Baker’s Fort where Sir Samuel overcame the slave traders as well as many other places of historical interest. One of the places you will stay at is Uganda’s oldest hotel, in Masindi, where Sir Samuel met the King of Bunyoro.

Enjoy a journey of a lifetime around “The Pearl of Africa” experiencing the best of what Uganda has to offer.

This historical tour is being delivered in conjunction with Uganda Partnership – please click here to read more about the tour.

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  • Explore one of Africa's most beautiful countries
  • Learn more about the historical significance of Sir Samuel's discoveries
  • Enjoy breathtaking scenery
  • Journey along the River Nile
  • Explore Murchison Falls National Park
  • Enjoy the rich history of Uganda
  • Experience the impressive wildlife
  • Visit a community development project in Wanseko
  • See the beauty of Lake Victoria
  • Excursion to Baker's Fort

Western Uganda, Africa

Explore the countryside of Western Uganda boasting beautiful lakes, waterfalls, mountains and tea plantations. Experience the diverse wildlife that Uganda have to offer on an adventurous game drive.

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