1 Day Kampala City Tour and the Best Things to Do in Kampala
Discover the delights and phenomenal sights of Uganda’s largest and Capital City on this 1 Day Kampala City Tour. Explore the historical sites that define this bustling City, relish picturesque views, soak up food and culture while you fall in love again and again with Kampala.
Whether your Kampala City Tour is at the start or end of the Uganda safari to Murchison falls, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Queen Elizabeth or Lake Mburo National Park, be sure of loving every bit of it.
Highlights of this 1 Day Kampala City Tour
- Tour the Kabaka’s (King) Royal Palace in Mengo and the nearby Torture Chambers used by former President-Idi Amin Dada.
- Visit the Kasubi Royal Tombs.
- Visit the Craft Market along Buganda road.
- Tour the Uganda National Museum.
Other places includes in tours of Kampala City are the Kabaka’s Lake in Mengo, the famous Namirembe and Rubaga Cathedrals, Uganda Martyrs shrine in Namugongo, the Uganda National Mosque (also Gadhafi Mosque) and any of the City Markets (Owino or Nakasero) among others.
Detailed itinerary for the City Tour Kampala
Your day of exploring Kampala City begins with briefing from your private safari guide at the Hotel before being driven to the starting point of the City Tour. Go through the day’s itinerary-including different places to be toured during this unforgettable one-day Kampala City Tour.
By 8:00am the City tour commences and you will get to experience the crazy traffic of the City as different people begin arriving the City for their hustles. Given the guide’s knowledge of the City, the traffic shouldn’t be a big deal Tour the Kasubi Royal Tombs, Kabaka’s Palace in Mengo as well as the Idi Amin torture Chambers.
As a polite advise, visitors are always advised to dress modestly (avoid skimpy clothing when visiting the King’s Palace. Still in the same locality, you will explore the largest man-made Lake in the country-Kabaka’s Lake for its numerous bird species. Have lunch at one of the City restaurants-chosen by your guide and continue with your City Tour.
In the afternoon, visit the Uganda National Museum and later get an opportunity to do souvenir shopping for art and crafts at Buganda road before ending this once in a lifetime City Tour.
This One-day Kampala City tour package includes;
- Entry fees to the tourist sites (where applicable).
- A safari vehicle for City transfers.
- Services of an experienced local guide.
- Bottled water.
- Government taxes and levies where applicable.
The 1 Day Kampala City Tour package excludes;
- Gratuities and tips.
- Visa fees.
- Optional activities not added on the itinerary.
- Telephone calls.
What to Carry for the Kampala City Tour
- Extra cash for tipping and souvenir shopping.
- Loose fitting clothing (t-shirt).
- A good camera.
- Wide brim hat.
- Enough drinking water.