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1 Day Kampala City Tour

The 1 day Kampala city tour is one best way to explore Uganda and Kampala capital city, a city that never sleeps in East Africa, a stunning city originally seated on 7 hills but today sprawls to over 21 hills with plenty of tourist sites.

A day tour in Kampala gets you the best of short Uganda safaris and it takes you to iconic cultural sites, religious sites, markets and business center and many more. Your city tour begins and ends in Kampala.

Highlights of the 1 day Kampala City Tour

  • Exploring the cultural and historic sites
  • Visiting different religious places
  • Touring commercial attractions
  • Photography & touring
  • Travel in a 4×4 safari vehicle
National Mosque - 1 day Kampala city tour
National Mosque

Detailed Itinerary of your 1 day Kampala City Tour Uganda

After breakfast from your hotel or place of residence, start your Kampala city expedition with our experienced tour guide. The main areas of focus include a visit to the Uganda Museum and National Theater to explore the unique local art and crafts of varied cultures in Uganda.

After the short tour at the museum, connect to the Baha’i temple (this is set on Kikaaya Hill) the only temple in Africa and you will drive through Makerere University Uganda’s oldest university and also one of the best universities in Africa.

Have lunch at the hotel and after, drive to Kasubi tombs site a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and burial site for the Kings/Kabakas’ of Buganda. Your next place of visit will be Namugongo Shrine where the Uganda Martyrs were burnt by Kabaka Mwanga due to their love for Christianity and every 3rd of June, celebrations are done in commemoration of those who lost their lives.

After your visit at Namugongo Shrine, drive to Kabaka’s Lake a man-made lake which is not only rich in Buganda’s cultures but also variety of birds making it an exceptional bird watching spot. In case time allows, you will have the best of Kampala’s Nightlife or visit Ndere Cultural Centre for incredible traditional dances and music performances.

Extending your stay in Kampala on Uganda tour allows you explore plenty of other tourist sites including Namirembe Cathedral, Rubaga catholic cathedral, Kabaka’s Palace, Owino Market, Gadaffi Mosque and many others.

namugongo 1 day Kampala city tour 1 Day Kampala City Tour
Namugongo Martyrs Shrine

Tour inclusions

  • Kampala city tour
  • Visiting historical and cultural sites
  • Bottled water on tour
  • English-speaking Uganda safari guide
  • Travel in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Pick up and drop off to hotel/area of residence
  • Lunch

Tour exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Tipping
  • Telephone bills
  • Other drinks
  • Personal insurance
  • Shopping bills
  • Cigarettes
  • Airfares
  • Laundry services
Kasubi royal tombs - 1 day Kampala city tour
Kasubi Royal Tombs
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