Kampala city is the capital and Uganda’s largest urban centre built across seven hills whose tops sit various top historic cultural, religious and commercial sites. The name Kampala is derived from a Luganda term Akasozi Ke’Mpala meaning Hill of the Impala which referred to the impalas that once occupied Mengo hill, the cultural center power of Buganda kingdom. A guide tour in Kampala city is the best way to experience the rich culture and colonial history of Uganda, sample the weather and interact with the locals. Accommodation , communication and transport facilities in the city are very good and affordable with easy access to shopping malls, forex bureaus, banks, international embassies, internet cafes, hospitals, local markets, night clubs making your stay as comfortable as possible.
Day 1- Exploration begins
After an early morning breakfast , you will be picked up from your hotel by Cycads safari guide to begin to your exploration tour around Kampala. Spend the whole day driving through the ever busy and bustling streets of Kampala visiting interesting places that depict the culture and history of Uganda. Places you will visit include the Kabaka’s palace, Kabaka’s lake (Africa’s largest man-made lake ), Kasubi tombs, Makerere university, Namugongo Martyrs shrine, Namirembe cathedral, Rubaga catholic cathedral, Bahai temple, Kibuli mosque, Nationl theatre, Owino market, Old taxi park and African Craft shops. A night city tour is also available for those interested in dancing the night away in Kampala’s hot clubs and bars.
Day 2 – Check out of hotel & depature
Tour price includes full board accommodation in hotel,English speaking guide and a fully fueled saloon car.