1 Day Kampala City Excursion

KAMPALA CAPITAL CITY

Duration

1 day

Overview

1 day Kampala city tour takes you to the largest metropolitan area in Uganda, built on the major seven hills which are Mengo, Rubaga, Makerere, Nakasero, Namirembe, Kololo and Old Kampala which was once a reserved hunting ground for antelopes locally known as “Impalas” by the King of Buganda. The Impalas lived in the wetlands and valleys of the seven hills before the big city was constructed and that is where the name Kampala was derived.

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Tour Itinerary

The 1 day Kampala City tour will begin after a morning meal and you will begin with a visit to Kabaka’s Palace in Mengo and the interesting Kabaka’s man-made lake, proceed to the amazing Rubaga and Namirembe protestant cathedral, move to Kasubi tombs one of sites that hold Buganda’s great cultural heritage and then have a lunch break at any restaurant of your choice where you will be able to enjoy the delicious local meals of Uganda such as Matooke, Posho, rice and luwombo. You will after move to the Uganda Martyrs shrine in Namugongo and pay a visit to the martyrs museum and see the remains of the 13 martyrs who were burnt alive because of their religion by Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda between 1885 to 1887.After the tour, the rest of the evening will be spent on shopping crafts in different craft shops and after you will spend an overnight at any hotel of your choice which will mark the end of the 1 day excursion around Kampala City.

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