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1 Day Kampala City Sightseeing Tour B

$105

In the very centre of Africa lies a green and fertile city in the pearl of Africa; Kampala, the capital of Uganda. It’s a paradise city, and just like the ancient Rome, was built on seven hills, presenting the eye’s most spectacular viewpoints.

What to see:

  • Kasubi Tombs
  • Namirembe/ Rubaga Cathedrals
  • Bahai Temple
  • Uganda Museum
  • Namugongo Martyrs Shrine
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Description

Day 1. Discover the Capital of Uganda

Naggalabi

Depart early morning for Naggalabi where the Buganda coronation grounds are found. Meet the Buganda guide for a briefing and proceed to see the different kinds of kings’ houses as well as the natural throne.

 

Rubaga cathedral

This is found on Rubaga hill and is the headquarters of the catholic religion in Uganda. The visitor can admire the architectural design of the magnificent cathedral and also this is where the tomb of the first African archbishop south of the Sahara is found.

 

Namirembe cathedral

On Mengo hill lays the Namirembe cathedral, which is the headquarters of the Anglican religion in Uganda, the architecture alone is an eye catching venture.

 

Kasubi tombs

From the religious places, descend to the world heritage site of the Kasubi tombs, which is the burial place of the Buganda kings (Kabakas). It is also the largest grass thatched house in the entire world.

 

Lunch

Have lunch in Wandegeya, a spot well known for its eating places.

 

Museum

After lunch head to the Uganda museum where the different cultures of the country are represented in form of regalia, literature, dress code as well as the old stone age of man. Explore the entire museum.

 

Bahai temple

Passing through the estates of Naalya leads us to the Bahai temple, the only one on the African continent.

 

Namugongo

Proceed to Namugongo shrine where the Uganda martyrs were burnt. Have a briefing and proceed to see the structure of the shrine and the pond that was built in memory of the martyrs’ lost lives.

 

6.30pm

Depart for Kampala, arrive the city centre late evening