1 day Kampala City Tour

Kampala city tour

About the 1 day Kampala City Tour

Kampala city is center for business, culture, tourism, politics and great investment in Uganda with an estimated population of over 2.5 million people. Your Kampala city tour will take you seeing some of the great historical & cultural sites including Kasubi Tombs, and the Martyrs shrine.

Trip details

Trip Destination:
Kampala City

Trip type:
City Tour

Trip Activities:
Cultural encounters, Historical site tours

1 day Kampala City Tour Highlights

  • Namugongo Shrine
  • Kasubi Tombs
  • Bahai temple
  • Independence monument
  • Uganda Museum
  • Mengo Palace
  • Uganda National Mosque

Itinerary for the Day

The Kampala city tour starts early morning at 7a.m, your driver/guide will pick you up and transfer you to Uganda Martyrs shrine in Namugongo. The shrine is place where the martyrs were tortured and burnt alive for their belief in Christianity by the then Kabaka Mwanga who was the king of Buganda. The Shrine is an architectural site and every year on 3rd June – Christians from all over the world gather here in remembrance of the martyrs.

After here we will visit the Kasubi Royal Tombs on Kasubi hill – a burial ground for the previous four Kabakas’s of Buganda. The tombs are also a UNESCO world heritage site. You will then visit the Mengo Palace, and the Gaddafi Mosque also known as the Uganda national Mosque.

We will proceed for Lunch at a local restaurant and enjoy some of the best local traditional cuisines Uganda has to offer. Packed lunch can also be planned for while on your Kampala city tour.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Independence Monument and also the Uganda museum which has great history about Uganda. If time allows, you will visit the Bahai’ Temple – the only one in Africa.

Kampala city has so many other areas you can visit in more than one day which include Nakasero Market (with fresh Ugandan food and other items), City malls (Acacia mall, garden city, village mall), Craft village e.t.c.

End of Itinerary

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