Kampala City Tour
Kampala City, also known as the city that never sleeps in East Africa, it is located on the seven hills with a diversity of tourist attractions ranging from religious, cultural, historical and commercial attractions. This beautiful city has grown and developed over the years and so has its hospitality and you will automatically feel at home. The 2 day Kampala city tour is famous with tourists before or after they embark on a long Uganda Safari.
Kampala, generally known as the city of seven hills, is the capital city of Uganda, center of commercial life and the seat of government including the Parliament and historical monuments. Kampala city tour offers cultural lovers lots of opportunities to appreciate the country’s cultural diversity.
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This tour will give you the opportunity to traverse the major landmarks in this humble city to experience the historical monuments that have shaped the destiny of this great nation. The Kampala city tour gives you an understanding of the Kampala City folk lifestyle, the unique behaviors of Ugandan people and how they relate, the culture, the traditions and history.
- The earliest civilizations of the Buganda Kingdom
- The Kasubi tombs
- The Bahai Temple
- The National Museum
- The Uganda Martyrs Shrine
- Cultural entertainment
Kampala City Tour Itinerary
1: Visit to the seat of Buganda Kingdom, Kasubi tombs and Martyrs Shrines
We start off the Kampala City Tour with a visit to Buganda Kingdom to learn about a rich cultural heritage of Baganda (Uganda’s biggest tribe) and the story of the interesting earliest civilizations of this Kingdom.
The Kampala City Tour continues with a visit to the Kasubi tombs where the Buganda Kings are buried and learn about the interesting beliefs about what happens to Kings when they pass on. We shall end the day with a visit to the Martyrs Shrines at Namugongo, a historical site where 22 Martyrs were set ablaze on the orders of a Buganda King for refusal to renounce Christianity. We shall there after retire for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Bahai Temple, National Museum crafts Village, Cultural entertainment
We start day 2 of the Kampala City Tour with a visit the Bahai Temple in Uganda which is the only one of the kind in Africa to marvel at its beauty and cool ambience around it.
We proceed to visit the Uganda National Museum to see the ethnological and natural-historical exhibitions that represent the country’s colourful past. The Kampala City Tour concludes with a visit to the Crafts village – an exhibition ground for all kinds of African crafts perfect for souvenirs.
And if it’s a Friday, Saturday or Sunday you have the opportunity in the evening to experience a unique cultural entertainment of the main cultures of Uganda at the famous Ndere Cultural Centre.
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