On this 1 day Kampala city tour, you will have a great opportunity to explore what Kampala city offers, the tour will either begin within Kampala or at Entebbe. Kampala city is located within the heart of Uganda and its known as Uganda’s capital and biggest city. The city hosts roughly two million people by day and 1 million people during night. The city is located on twenty-seven hills although it was originally built on seven hills just like Rome. The hills were of historical, colonial, and religious significance.
The seven hills include the Makerere hill which sits the Makerere University, Kololo Hill the colonial directorial hill, Rubaga Hill the home to Catholic church Cathedral, Namirembe Hill where the Anglican church Cathedral is located; Mengo Hill which is known as the Kabaka’s administration center, Mbuya Hill where the biggest army barracks is located and the Kibuli Hill- the Islam center. Kampala is regarded as one of the safest Uganda cities with no hassle directed to tourists but like any major city, you are recommended to take care of your belongings.
While in the city some of the places to tour include the cultural, religious and historical sites which include; Uganda Museum, National Theater, Craft Villages, Owino Market (known as the East Africa’s biggest flea market), Nakasero market, Old Taxi Park, Kabaka’s Lake (biggest man-made lake in East Africa), Gadhafi National Mosque, Baha’i Temple – only temple of Baha’i Faith in Africa, Uganda martyr’s shrine, Kasubi tombs a UNESCO world heritage site. Kampala city cannot be toured in one day, however you may choose the sites of most interests depending on the distance between them and the traffic in the city. Kampala city is known as the city that never gone to sleep, it has very many night clubs and people can party day and night and it’s known as the capital of hanging out in east Africa. In case you are interested, you can opt for a Kampala city night tour and you can request this from your tour guide
Lunch at a local restaurant
Service of an English-speaking bird guide
All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
Tips to porters and driver/ guide