Expeditioners will travel to Mbale and work in villages near the Kenyan border, in some of the most rural and rugged mountains of Uganda. The scenery is breathtaking and some of the conditions can be primitive.
There must be a minimum of about 20 participants in order for an expedition to proceed. Please refrain from purchasing airfare until the expedition has been confirmed.
*If you have a group and would like to plan a private expedition, please let us know.
TRAVEL DATES & REGISTRATION
UGANDA SUMMER 2023
ARRIVAL: Thursday, June 29, 2023 International flight arrival to Entebbe International Airport (EBB) at any time.
DEPARTURE: Saturday, July 8, 2023 International flight departure from Nairobi International Airport (NBO) 4:00pm or later. (The later the better.)
UGANDA CHRISTMAS 2023
ARRIVAL: Friday, Dec 22, 2023 International flight arrival to Entebbe International Airport (EBB) at any time.
DEPARTURE: Sunday, Dec 31, 2023 International flight departure from Nairobi International Airport (NBO) 4:00pm or later. (The later the better.)
PRE & POST TRAVEL
Expedition participants are free to organize their own travel before or after the expedition, but they must attend orientation the first day of the expedition and depart from the village the final day of the expedition.
*FH is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 100% of the expedition fee is tax deductible and can be funded through donations.
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EXPEDITION FEES - FAMILY
FAMILY EXPEDITION: $1,450 + $445 safari fee + airfare per person. Includes food, accommodations, ground transportation, project materials, cultural experiences, and a safari in Kenya. There may also be opportunities for white water rafting on the Nile (additional $120/person) and rappelling down a 300 ft. waterfall (additional $50/person). A Yellow Fever Vaccination, Malaria pills, and a VISA will also be necessary. $300/person deposit is required to reserve your reservation.
*We recommend that participants are at least eight (8) years old or older.