Kampala City Tour Extension

Single day | tour extension | Uganda

Kampala City Tour Extension

Duration: Single Day, 8 Hours

Want to see how Kampala is fun? Maybe you have a short time or before you start your Uganda safari adventure or gorilla trekking? K safaris introduces to you the Kampala city tour where you will be able to go through history and how the people live, their culture, market experience, old ancient history and the different hills just like Rome with some African craft shopping experience. This particular city tour is different from what you probably have done before and will give you the experience of Uganda in a day.

This city tour has been executed buy those who have a short time in Uganda and those who have a day to spare before they go on their wildlife and gorilla trekking safari. The usually arrive in Uganda a day before and spend the whole day adventuring Kampala all the way to the home of dance and culture to crown the day at Ndere Center. You can select places of interest to tailor this city tour but some of the popular and interesting places have been included in this tour. Come on let us have some fun as we show you around Kampala and Uganda.


  • African Craft Shopping
  • Cathedral’s and Mosque Visit
  • Photography and sight seeing
  • Ndere cultural center visit
  • Trying out Local indigenous Ugandan food

Trip Summary

  • Drive from the Hotel after breakfast to see different 7hills
  • Visit Old Kampala (Gadhafi) Mosque
  • Drive through the city center
  • Visit National Theatre for craft shopping near Ugandan Parliament
  • Visit Uganda Museum
  • Visit Namugongo Martyrs shrine
  • Visit Ndere center to wind up the evening with a cultural show

Kampala City Tour - Uganda

The price includes: 

  • A  car with Fuel
  • English speaking Driver Guide
  • Park entry fees where applicable
  • All activities as per program
  • One meal of choice
  • Bottled drinking water

The Price does not Include:

  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • One Meal
  • Extra Activities

A K safaris driver guide will pick you up from your lodging or hotel after your breakfast and you are off for a most interesting and eye-opening day in Kampala. We will start with the some of the 7 hill drive depending on where you spent a night and have a break  at Lubirii Palace with the great history of Buganda. Here you will have a tour for one of the great asses of how Uganda was shaped to be a nation and the history that follows.


Tour Kampala City buy crafts

Local Crafts Shops in Kampala

We will then drive further to Old Kampala where we will again go through the history of one of the great mosques you can visit. Yes this visit is usually crowned with the climbing to the tower which will give you the beautiful scenic view of Kampala. This magic view cannot be got anywhere else.

We will then drive through different street all the way to the national theater. We will get a chance to see the parliament of Uganda as we drive to the national theater home of the African crafts and culture. We do some souvenir shopping and warm up for a local traditional meal in Uganda. The traditional meal with lots of fruits and fresh juice as well as the delicious taste of the food would give you not leave you the same.

After Lunch we will drive to Uganda Museum for a display of Uganda’s cultural heritage where one can view ethnological, Paleontological, Musicology, Early Stone age site, Independence Pavilion  and natural History of East Africa. It is a vivid reminder of the country’s colorful past. After this we will then drive to Namugongo martyrs shrine where the Christians were executed for their beliefs. The day will be crowned with Ndere Centre the one time stop center for all the cultural performance of Uganda and Rwanda. Please note that this can also be added to your gorilla tracking safari if you are flying in Uganda on an afternoon

The Kampala City tour extension is a single day extension tour that suites well with multi-day Uganda safaris and tour packages. Here’s a good selection of tour packages that would go well with the city extension:

5 Day Amazing Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari

5 Day Luxury Murchison Falls Safari

8 Day Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari

15 Day Wildlife Viewing & Primates Holiday

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