Kampala City Tour
Originally, Kampala was on seven hills but because of population growth caused by rural-urban migration and other development, the city has now spread over 20 hills that partly make Wakiso district which encircle Kampala at all its boarders. Kampala city is headed by a mayor is divided into four administrative divisions that is, Kampala Central Division, Kawempe, Nakawa, Lubaga and Makindye division. The second class of Kampala hills include Mengo, Old Kampala, Lubaga, Kisaasi, Kiwatule, Kamwokya, Mulago, Makerere, Nakulabye, Makindye, Kabalagala, Kananga, Kibuli, Nateete, Busega, Lubya, Mutundwe, Kasubi, Wandegeya, Wakaliga, Ndeeba, Kibuye, Katwe, Nsambya, Najjanankumbi, Namasuba, Najjeera, Kalerwe, Namungoona, Namuwongo, Kisugu, Bukasa, Bwayise, Kawempe, Luzira, Nakawa and many more.
After breakfast in the morning, our Tour guide will meet you at your Hotel and take you around Kampala city .The following historical sites will be visited.
The oldest and centrally located Diocese in Uganda, Namirembe plays an outstanding role in gauging the life and spirit of the whole church in general as far as Uganda is concerned. Namirembe is the oldest, among the 29 Diocese of the Anglican church of the province of Uganda.
You may also visit the kabaka’s lake which is agreat site for bird species in Kampala city. This includes an extra cost for bird watching.
The kasubi tombs are traditionally known as Muzibu-Azaala-Mpanga and are where the four Kabakas (kings of Buganda kingdom) are buried. Kasubi Tombs are adorned with royal regalia like spears, drums, a stunned leopard, medals, photographs and shields of the kabakas buried there. The structure is supported by wooden poles wrapped in backcloth and the floor covered with grass and palm leaves mats. Backcloth traditionally popular for clothing is a fabric made from the soft back of a fig tree (Ficus natalensis) and has a strong ritual importance to the people of Uganda.
This is a display of Uganda’s cultural heritage where one can see ethnological and natural-historical exhibitions. It is a vivid reminder of the country’s colorful past.
It’s called ‘MashriquI-Adhkar’, the Persian translation of the drowning place of the praise of God. It is also a mother temple of Africa. People of different religions and beliefs gather there to worship their gods.
You may relax in the gardens and enjoy the magnificent sight accompanied by fresh Air.
Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo
This is a Religious site where by 22 catholic and Anglican boys and men died for their faith in God. Between 1885-1887, the Buganda’s Kabaka (king) Mwanga ordered the killing of the Uganda martyrs and were burnt to death by his soldiers at Namugongo shrine. Most of them were buried at the Anglican church of Uganda Nakiyanja Namugongo.These Uganda Martyrs are always remembered on the 3rd of June every year.
If time allows, you may go to African craft markets at the National Theatre.
This excursion includes;
. An English speaking Tour guide
. Entry fees
And excludes other expenditures like lunch but can be arranged on request.