2 DAYS KAMPALA CITY CULTURAL TOUR UGANDA SAFARI
Safari Overview of the 2 Day Kampala Cultural tour:
This 2 Day Kampala Cultural tour enables you to explore Uganda’s Capital City Kampala. Kampala City: Situated in the green hilly northern shores of Lake Victoria in heart of Uganda is not just the capital of Uganda but also the lab of all history ancient and recent. The 2 days excursion will take you through different interesting sites such as Kabaka`s (king`s) of Buganda palace, Kasubi tombs which is the Buganda king`s burial site in Uganda, Kabaka`s lake which is the largest man-made lake in Africa, Uganda national Museum, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Nagalabi coronation site, Independence Monument, Cultural markets like Owino, Nakasero market, Rubaga Cathedral, Namirembe Cathedral, Gadafi National Mosque, the Bahai temple, Kibuli Mosque, traditional educational institutions like Makerere University (Ivory tower of Africa) ,Parliament of Uganda plus the central business area.
Safari Highlights of the 2 Days Kampala City Cultural Tour Uganda Safari
- Day 1 of the 2 Days Kampala City Cultural Tour Uganda Safari : Visit to Cultural sites like Kabaka’s Palace, Kabaka`s Lake, Kasubi Tombs & afternoon tour to Central Business area.
- Day 2 of the 2 Days Kampala City Cultural Tour Uganda Safari : Kampala city tour to sites like Baha’i Temple, Namugongo Martyr’s Shrine & Sseziwa falls
Description of the 2 Days Kampala City Cultural Tour Uganda Safari
Day 1 of the 2 Days Kampala City Cultural Tour Uganda Safari : Visit to Cultural sites like Kabaka’s Palace, Kabaka`s Lake, Kasubi Tombs & afternoon tour to Central Business area
After an early morning breakfast, you will be picked up from your Kampala hotel /play of stay and embark on a highly rewarding Kampala Cultural tour. The cultural tour will take you to discover over 130 year’s old Kabaka’s Palace, Parliament located in Bulange Mengo .Here you will tour the torture chambers where former president Idi Amin used to punish any one perceived to be a political threat. You will also have chance to enter the Bulange- a parliament which is respected place where the Kabaka and his right Honorable ministers have since old days sat to discuss upon critical issues affecting Buganda Kingdom. Afterwards, you will proceed to the Kabaka`s Lake which the only largest man- made lake in the whole of African continent dug by Kabaka Mwanga. At this site, the guide will explain to you the motive or reason as to why the Kabaka made the lake. You may also enjoy the sights of different birds rotating in the banks and waters of the royal lake. Thereafter, you will proceed to historical worship places like Rubaga Cathedral and Namirembe Cathedral then from there continue to the wonderful, respected Kasubi Tombs which is burial ground for the Buganda Kings and also it’s considered to be the UN heritage site.
Thereafter, you will head to other historical sites like Makerere University (Ivory tower of Africa) which is also the most prestigious multinational University in Africa, Uganda Museum where you can view different historical instruments, Read the historical background of Uganda, enjoy photo taking in the museum .Have stopover for lunch in any of the Kampala hotels and after lunch, embark on an afternoon tour to Central Business area to enjoy the views of shopping malls, banks, star hotels, as well as visiting the famous Owino Market which is the largest second hand clothing market in Africa and touring the Taxi-parks which is hub for public transport with various mini-buses, also walk to the Nakasero food and vegetable market. Visit different art and crafts Centre’s like National Theater, Norm gallery. Later in the evening, head to the Ndere Cultural center where you will enjoy lots of entertainment including traditional cultural dances .Thereafter, retire back to the lodge to relax, have dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: Kampala serena Hotel (Luxury/Upmarket),Humura Resort(Mid-range),Buziga Country resort(Budget)
Day 2 of the 2 Days Kampala City Cultural Tour Uganda Safari : Kampala city tour to sites like Baha’i Temple, Namugongo Martyr’s Shrine & Sseziwa falls
After an early morning breakfast, embark on an early morning drive of 35 kms from city Centre to Sseziwa falls. The visit to the falls will expose you to splendid waterfalls that are believed to have been born by humans many hundred years ago. The worthwhile falls are one of the most spiritual and cultural centers where many natives flock for blessings, fortunes and wealth. While at site, you will encounter a traditional healer when he is performing traditional ceremonies for both local and non-locals seeking for blessings inform of love, a successful business deal, children or a good harvest. You will also enjoy the views of different bird species and also participate in nature walks to explore the site. Thereafter, drive back to Kampala for lunch and afterwards embark on an afternoon tour to Bahai temple-the only one in the whole of Africa.Here you will enjoy the park like environment of the site; enjoy the panoramic views of Kampala business Centre. Afterwards, proceed to Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrine which is a significant religious and historical site nearly connected to Buganda kingdom. You will explore the fascinating site where 22 Christian converts were mercilessly killed on the orders of Kabaka Mwanga II in the year 1886. Have an opportunity to visit the lake situated in the Centre of the site, listen to sorry full history about the young men who were burnt alive after failing to denounce their new religion, Explore the Pavilion (Island) in the lake. Afterwards connect to Ndere Cultural center where you will enjoy lots of entertainment including traditional cultural dances .Thereafter, retire back to the lodge to relax, have dinner and overnight stay or Entebbe international airport for your onward fight back home.
End of 2 Days Kampala City Cultural Tour Uganda Safari
Map Showing the 2 Day Kampala Cultural tour
WHERE TO STAY ON YOUR TRIP IN KAMPALA – KAMPALA ACCOMMODATIONS
Kampala as Capital City of Uganda has a stylish collection of individually designed hotels offering first-class accommodation services across the city. Modern function spaces are flexible for conferences, exhibitions and private event use, and are equipped with Wi-Fi integration and most importantly, natural daylight or high specification intelligent lighting in all suites. The city is served with all types of accommodations right from luxury/upmarket, Mid-range to Budget hotels as seen below;
Kampala Serena Hotel
Kampala Serena Hotel is an inspirational blend of 5-star polish, pan-African panache, social style and business reliability. Strategically located at the Centre of Kampala Business
Sheraton Kampala Hotel
Sheraton Kampala Hotel is luxury hotel situated on the southwestern corner of famous Nakasero Hill in Kampala. The hotel belongs to the International Sheraton Hotel Chain. Situated
Imperial Royale Hotel
This world class hotel is located along Kintu Road on Nakasero Hill, in the Centre of Kampala business district. Imperial Royale Hotel was opened in 2007 with an idiosyncratic design
Human Resort is tranquil boutique hotel located in a country calm atmosphere. The inscription of the hotel is the high hospitality provided by the staff working in this world class-midrange
Hotel Africana is Uganda‘s Premier mid-range Hotel located about 40 minutes’ drive from Entebbe International Airport and 3 minutes’ drive from the city center. The serene location of
Metropole Hotel is situated within the central business district of Kampala overlooking the Uganda Golf Course. This mid –range hotel in Kampala is the pioneer in using IP Telephony
Buziga Country Resort
Buziga Country resort is a proficient luxurious Resort in Buziga, 7 km from Kampala off Ggaba Road (as you branch off to Munyonyo) .The Resort has a wonderful g panoramic view of
Holiday Express Hotel
Strategically located on Plot 16/18/20 Luwum Street, at the corner of Luwum and Dustur Streets in Downtown Kampala, the hotel is conveniently suited in the city center making it
Perfectly located in Kampala Business Center, the capital of Uganda, Excellent Hotel is a budget bed and breakfast hotel offering accommodation to both business and leisure travelers
Cassia Lodge is located on Buziga Hill, one of the highest hills of Kampala close to Lake Victoria. Coming from Kampala City Centre, follow Gaba Road, branch off right after Bunga
Tourist Hotel is part of the Speke Group of Hotels. Situated in the middle of Kampala City, Tourist Hotel offers quality accommodation to the discerning businessperson and tourist at