1 Day Kampala City Tour

1 Days Kampala City Tour, Start/End: Kampala
Kampala Sites & Sounds, Facts, History, Culture, people & Shopping

overview of 1 Day Kampala City Tour

This 1 days Kampala city tour is designed to take any visitor to the most important places around Kampala especially the historical and of cultural values. These places includes historical buildings like churches, Royal tombs, Markets, as well as day to day life style around the town.

On this single day tour, visit the a multi-cultural capital city of Uganda called Kampala city. The City tour around Kampala gives you the taste of Uganda as far back as the colonial times and the modern mix of Uganda culture, people, taste and historical architecture like churches, Shopping malls and Markets.

Kampala City Tour Highlights

  • Uganda Museum
  • Lubiri & Idd Amin torture chambers
  • Kasubi Royal Tombs
  • Namugongo Matyres Shrines
  • Owino Market
  • Baha’i temple
  • Gaddafi Mosque/Uganda National mosque
  • Craft markets
  • Nakasero Fruit Market
  • Namirembe Cathedral
  • Local Restaurant

Included on the cost are:-

  • Entry fees to the sites
  • Transport costs in 4wd comfortable vehicle
  • English speaking and knowledgeable Driver/guide and his allowance
  • Drinking water during the tour

Excluded in the price

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.

1 Day Kampala City Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 – Kampala city tour

On this Day after your morning breakfast, Our experienced tour driver/ guide will meet you at your Hotel and take you around Kampala City He will lead you to various famous and exclusive cultural, and Historical sites of Kampala city center. You will start you day’s fascination of Kampala city tour by visiting cultural and historical sites such as;

1. Uganda Museum – It house a number of items that show Uganda’s history, culture and economy. There are many artifacts, musical instruments, items used in the past and more.

2. Kasubi Royal Tombs – the burial grounds for the kings of Buganda kingdom. You will hear and understand the Buganda culture and the guides will give a history about the place. The 4 kings(kabaka) buried here are Mutesa 1, Daudi Chwa, Mutesa 2 and Mwanga.

3. Gadhafi National mosque -This is the Uganda national mosque which was built in 1972 but completed in 2006 with the assistance from col Muammar Gaddafi of Libya and it was named after him as Gaddafi mosque. Visiting the Gadhafi mosque is one of the top places to visit while on Kampala city tour.

4. Fruit market at Nakasero – The market sells fresh produce like fruits and foods.

5. Craft Villages at Buganda road to learn about Uganda hand crafted Souvinires and possibly do shopping.

6. Bahai Temple – The only temple of  bahai faith in Africa.

7. Lubiri/ Buganda Kings Palace – Lubiri is a former palace of Buganda king and houses the Idi Amin torture chambers where more than 200,000 people lost their lives at the commands of the him by then a Ugandan president Idi Amin.

Take a lunch break to either a local restaurant or go for international cuisine. Depending on time available and interest, after lunch take a visit to Namugongo

8. Namugongo martyrs shrine – The sacred place where 32 believers were killed on commands of Kabaka Mwanga 2 after failing to denounce their faith. Christians allover the world gather here on 3rd June every year  to commemorate the Uganda martyrs.

Later you will be driven back to your Hotel in Kampala or Entebbe town as you mark the end of you City tour.

End of 1 Day Kampala City tour.

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