1 Day Kampala City Tour

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Overview

The 1 day Kampala city tour is one of the best short Uganda tours. It introduces you to Kampala, a vibrant and peaceful commercial and capital city of Uganda. Kampala is best known as a city that never sleeps and this can be witnessed during your Kampala city expedition.

Your one day Kampala city excursion involves exploring the iconic cultural sites, religious sites, historical sites and also visit the markets and a lot more. This excursion starts and ends in Kampala/Entebbe.

Detailed itinerary of your 1 day Kampala city tour

After your leisurely breakfast at a hotel in Kampala, meet your experienced city guide for a warm welcome. Later, he will brief you on what you should expect on your city expedition.

After, you will then kick start your excursion with visit to Namugongo Martyrs Shrine. This is gives insight into a historical event where 23 Anglicans and 22 Catholics coverts to Christianity were burnt during the reign of KingMwanga II due to their refusal to denounce Christianity. This was between 1885 and 1887.

Your next visit will be at Uganda Museum, the biggest museum in Uganda and East Africa. You will explore more about Uganda’s history, cultures and a lot more then later, you will have a lunch break at a hotel in Kampala. After lunch, the next places to visit will be the Gaddafi Mosque on old Kampala hill, Baha’i Temple the biggest in Africa and it is nestled on Kikaaya Hill (this also lets you identify some of the interesting birds that reside within this area).

In the evening, sum up your city expedition with a visit to Kasubi tombs (the burial site for the Kings of Buganda). After your cultural tour in Kasubi tombs, drive to craft market to purchase some souvenirs, art crafts among other things. If it is a Wednesday, Friday or Sunday, you will have a fun-filled cultural experience at Ndere Cultural Centre. Here you will get the best of Uganda’s dances, music performances as displayed by different tribes. After, drop off to your hotel or place of residence and this marks the end of your 1 day Kampala city tour.


End of your 1 day Kampala city tour.

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