Best site to visit in Kampala city

Kampala City Tour

Best of Kampala city tours which you can visit all in one day if you have short Uganda safaris or Conference.  for those who want to see Uganda cultural tours sites and learn about the way people have lived in Uganda right from colonization, Arab trade in Africa in the past hundreds of years. Visit the different sites in Uganda including Bulange, Lubiri Palace, Kasubi Tombs, Uganda Martyrs shrine at Namugongo, Sezibwa Falls, Bahai Temple the Uganda Cultural tour starts and ends in Uganda Best of Kampala city.

Day 1. Visit the King Palace  Bulange and Lubiri Palace
Best of Kampala city, After breakfast we pick you up, drive towards Mengo trading Centre, a small modernized area within Rubaga division having a hospital, church, market, schools and good hotels. Bulange serves as the traditional seat of Buganda Parliament; also recently closed CBS radio was located. It’s well known for its colonial architecture and enclosed wall as well as its strategic location on Mengo hill. Buganda elders and the King meet here to discuss vital issues concerning the kingdom’s status. The Lubiri once served as Mwanga’s palace. Learn and discover the history of this great kingdom. Get to also visit the Rubaga catholic church and Kabaka’s lake, Amin torcher chamber which is opposite the newly constructed Pentecostal Cathedral church. Dinner and overnight at Urban City Boutique

Day 2. Kasubi Tombs

Kasubi hill was once the palace of Kabaka Suuna II and Mutesa and is the tradition in Buganda after a king dies; the place is abandoned, so Kasubi was named a tomb serving as burial grounds for the kingdom rulers. The tombs are designed with poles, reeds and thatch and contain royal artifacts such as weapons, gifts, and musical instruments among others. Continue to Wamala tombs off the same road in Nansana, another once deserted palace. In the evening be treated to cultural music and dancing by the Ndere troupe who will entertain you with various cultural dances from different tribes all over the country. Dinner and overnight at Urban City Boutique

Day 3. Uganda Museum | Bahai Temple

After early morning breakfast, head to the National Museum in Kamwokya. It is the best and oldest museum in East Africa having deeply rooted ethnographic collection all contributing to the background of Uganda as a nation. There are exhibits of different traditional Ugandan lifestyles, musical instruments from most parts of the continent among other things. We continue to Ssezibwa Falls east of Kampala, which was once a favorite spot for the Kabaka Mwanga and Mutesa., where they planted trees themselves. This mysterious falls are believed to have been birthed by a woman who instead of giving birth to children came out with “Twin Rivers”. Ssezibwa and Mobeya, still believed to inhibit the river. The falls is attached to supernatural significance of the birth of twins up to today. Besides culture, the falls is a beautiful place with pretty waters, associated with fringing trees and a prolific bird list. Dinner and overnight at Urban City Boutique

Day 4. Katereke Prison | Bahai Temple

Katereke Prison ditch was constructed by Kabaka Kalema in the late 1880’s for those who opposed him.  These were mainly his brothers and family members and he went further and massacred them in order to get rid of future succession. Instead this worsened his reign and later led to his fall. After lunch continue to Mbarara town. Mbarara was the heart of the defunct Ankole kingdom founded in the early 1500’s by the Bacwezi dynasty. The king was termed as “omugabe” and came from the Bahima clan. The Bahima depended on pastoralism and agriculture as a livelihood though few Bahima today are pastoralists but they are highly associated with owning huge herds of cattle. The Ankole cattle are quite different from other cattle elsewhere as its horns are longer and curved.  Dinner and overnight at Urban City Boutique

Day 5. Departure

You will have morning breakfast and then transfer to the airport



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