Half Day Kampala City Tour

Pick you up from your hotel you will embark on your half day Kampala City Tour for a great unique informational Uganda safari.

Half Day Kampala City Tour

This half day tour will let you explore Kampala city and the major tourist centers most of which are centered on cultural, political and religious history

After your early breakfast our tour guide will pick you up from your lodge / hotel you will embark on your half day Kampala City Tour for a great unique informational Uganda safari. The following are the sites to be visited.

Kabaka’s Palace at Bulange Mengo and Former Amin torture chambers.

The Kings of Buganda have a ceremonial palace in which a new modern house- `Tweekobe’ was built. Situated on a hill overlooking Kampala, this palace is enclosed in a ring fence covering close to a thousand acres. Still present are the torture chambers inside which Idi Amin used to torture any one perceived a political threat.

Uganda Museum

There’s plenty to interest you here with a varied and well-captioned ethnographic collection covering clothing, hunting, agriculture, medicine, religion and recreation, as well as archaeological and natural-history displays. Highlights include traditional musical instruments, some of which you can play, and the fossil remains of a Napak rhino, a species that became extinct eight million years ago. Head outside to wander through the traditional thatched homes of the various tribes of Uganda; plus get a look at Idi Amin’s Mercedes.

Namugongo Martyr’s Shrine

This is a memorial place from where 22 Catholic young men/martyrs were officially burnt to ashes after rebelling against King Mwanga when he ordered then to stop worshiping the missionary`s preached God of heaven but in vain. Every 3rd June the Catholic Church and their counterpart of Anglican persuasion flock this place from all over Africa most of them by foot to commemorate this day in honor of their Religious heroes. Present is a wheel believed to have formed by divine/ miraculous power from which believers take lots of holy water for divine healing. There unique architecture of the temple of worship in this place is yet a great tour destination. This is a must-see place!

The Baha’i Temple

This being the only Baha’i Temple in Africa makes Uganda a prime tour and safari destination to many religious tourists. It is located on Kikaaya-a hill also overseeing Kampala. It is a beautiful park like ground with lots of beautiful trees most of them fruit tree species plus flowers as well as a green-carpet like grass with clean clear gazetted paths leading to the dome. This park like environment attracts many people who sit on the grass and have a peaceful moment or hold picnics not forgetting couples in love who flock this place for quality time.

Included

Entrance fees

A professional driver/guide

All transportation

Drinking water

Excluded

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

Tips

Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Meals

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