- Kampala is Uganda’s national and commercial capital bordering Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. Hills covered with red-tile villas and trees surround an urban centre of contemporary skyscrapers. In this downtown area, the Uganda Museum explores the country’s tribal heritage through an extensive collection of artefacts. On nearby Mengo Hill is Lubiri Palace, the former seat of the Buganda Kingdom.
- There are many ways to tour and explore Uganda, and its capital, Kampala. You can do a bicycle safari, take a vehicle ride or you do a walk tour. Exploring Kampala on foot is one of the best ways to enjoy the city.
- Kampala is one of the most exciting cities in Africa, with so many sights and sounds that you could easily miss in a car ride, but on a walking tour you take in everything one at a time. unlike it being city just it is also a district of its own, located in central Uganda in the Buganda Kingdom. Its total population as per 2011 was 1,659,600 people. The weather in the city is warm throughout the year hence favorable for everyone, this is because of its closeness to the Equator. Also note that it has two rainy seasons as on stars from March to May and the other from August to December.
- Kampala city was originally built on seven hills but has now widened and spread to over twenty two hills. It is a good place to explore with so much to see and experience and the best way to do this is on foot. It is a busy city, this makes it to be regarded to as a “a city that never sleeps”. It has lots of people, therefore venturing it and doing various activities alone could be quite scary hence there is need for a guide who can be in line to lead you through the chaos of the city center and the maze that characterizes Kampala.
- Gain an overview of Kampala’s history and highlights in just one morning
- Be immersed in the city ambiance as you explore on foot
- No need to carry a guidebook behind with insights provided by a local
- A small-group tour ensures a more personalized experience.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Wear light comfortable clothing and closed walking shoes
- Tour route goes through some crowded public venues. Valuables should be kept to a minimum. Clothing should have deep or lockable pockets.
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Face masks must be worn in all public places (markets, buildings) and per government guidelines, expect to wash/sanitise hands and temperature checks at all public entrances.