Welcome to Kampala city! with a road distance of 40km from Entebbe international airport, a population estimate of 1,583,000, area of 181km2 , Kampala city was originally covering only 7 hills; Nakasero, Kibuli, Rubaga, Namirembe, Kololo, Mengo and Makerere with each giving you a panoramic view of Kampala city down town and parts of the metropolitan, each hill endowed with a scenic feature to inform you about your tour choice.
Namirembe hill-Anglican/ protestant cathedral, Rubaga hill-catholic cathedral, Kibuli hill-Mosque although Gadaffi national mosque at Old Kampala is the current main mosque and seat of the supreme council are recomended for religious tours. Nakasero hill is the seat of government and thus the administrative area of Kampala and Uganda, Makerere hill encompasses the main university of Uganda while Mengo is the administrative seat of Buganda Kingdom.
A tour of the capital City of Uganda courtesy of outback adventure safaris will imprint on you life time memories of Uganda. Covering an area far larger than the” original” seven hills, your tour with outback adventure safaris will let you interface with the daily life of Kampala city dwellers ranging from the markets like Owino and Nakasero where piles of matooke are on display, vendors, dealers and food brokers racing about, lots of different local food stuffs you have never seen awaiting your discovery. what a scene!
Kampala city is endowed with the national museum and art galleries like Nommo and Tulifanya, religious sites like Namugongo martyrs shrine and Munyonyo martyrs shrine.
A site visit to Ggaba landing site on the outskirts of Kampala. Ggaba is a blend between a market having a semblence of a port, but in this sense serving water traffic of vessels from the surrounding islands on lake victoria. Women selling agricultural produce, fisher men preparing their nets for a catch, mongers deep frying piles of fish, vendors selling charcoal, boda bodas racing about and different sizes of boats docking and leaving, all in the periphery of Kampala city will reveal to you the typical life in an African fishing village. Still thinking? Want to try it out?Why not write to the outback adventure safaris team.