1 Day Kampala city tour
Overview of the 1 Day Kampala city tour
This 1 Day Kampala city tour is offers you a day tour to the vibrant city of Kampala-Uganda’s capital. Kampala city has approximately 2 million people by day and 1 million people by night and safe for tourists. However just like any other city you ought to take good care of your property.
Kampala city was originally formed by seven hills each with a religious, political or traditional importance. The name Kampala was derived from the many impalas that used to live by the 19th century on the now Kampala hill. The city has now spread to cover several hills around Kampala.
Kampala city started as a hunting ground for Mutesa 1, the king of Buganda then. After it transformed to the capital of Buganda from which several buildings for the kingdom including the Kasubi tombs survived. Today, many of these sites, traditional, politica and religious are still existent and can be visited during a Kampala city tour.
Details of the 1 Day Kampala city tour
In the morning, your Kampala city trip guide will pick you up from your hotel/guest house for a visit to the city centre. Visit the Buganda cultural sites like the kasubi Tombs, the administrative centre of the kingdom Bulange palace in Mengo and the Kibuli hill, which give you the panoramic view of the seven hills of Kampala.
More interesting to visit is the Namugongo shrine which is the home of the historic Uganda martyrs who gave up their lives under the leadership of the King of Buganda Kabaka Mwanga only because they had pronounced Christianity.
Lunch is included. By evening, we transfer you back to the hotel or the airport depending on your next plan.
End of 1 Day Kampala city tour