1 Day Greater Kampala City Tour
The Greater Kampala City, that originally had seven hills now comprises of 20 hills. Kampala is the capital city of Uganda, which is known as the “pearl of Africa.” It is made up of various urban centres with a lot of business activities and exciting local people of various cultural diversities and ethnic groups. There modern hospitals, schools, shopping malls, Hotels, Highways and Markets as well as the Parliament of Uganda, which is one of the government arms of the country, all in Kampala City. You get the opportunity to interact with the Ugandan people, visit historical sites that have shaped the destiny of this great nation and take the photographs of your choice. You will visit cultural sites such as the Buganda King’s Palace, The Buganda King’s Lake, The Bahai Temple, The National Museum, The Uganda Martyrs Shrine, The African Crafts village, The Independence Monument, Nakasero Market as well as the Old Taxi Park and The New Taxi Park.
You will be picked from your hotel by our experience tour guide and start your tour early in the morning at 7:00 a.m by visiting The Independence Monument. You shall then proceed to the Buganda King’s Palace to visit one of the greatest Kingdoms in Uganda where historical leadership took place and later the Buganda Kings Lake. After that you shall visit Uganda Matrys Shrine where 22 Matyrs were burnt with flames to death by the King of Buganda due to their refusal to denounce their Christianity. Lastly you will visit the Uganda National Museum to view various cultural and local historical exhibitions from different ethnic groups in Uganda .
You will then have lunch at one of the excellent local restaurants in Kampala City that cook the Ugandan Local dishes which you will enjoy very much. After lunch you will proceed to the Bahai Temple, the African Crafts Village Uganda where you can buy gifts and souvenirs at your own cost. The tour then ends with a visit to Nakasero Market, within the heart of Kampala, the old taxi park and the new taxi park. You will then be dropped by to your hotel by our experienced tour guide.
• Entrance fees
• Bottled water
• Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
• Gratuities (optional)
• Alcoholic drinks
• Air tickets
• Gifts and souvenirs