The Kampala city tour is among the different city tours that you can embark on as part of the different tourism packages in Uganda. Usually the Kampala city tour is among the first tours that you can embark on that can be tailored with other activities or you can embark on the tour on its own to discover a number of rewarding destinations that will help you understand more about the culture of the people of Uganda for an amazing safari experiences. The highlights of the Kampala city tour are the different destinations that you will get to visit for an amazing safari experience and these include;
The kabaka’s lake
One of the most eye catching features during your Kampala city tour is the kabaka’s lake which is the largest man-made lake in Africa that was dug by the Baganda people an interesting group of people also a tribe in Uganda on the orders of Kabaka Mwanga famous for ordering the killing of the Uganda martyrs. The kabaka’s lake will give you stunning views of the architectural design of the people of Uganda, you will also get the chance to watch a number of rewarding features like the water birds as you also get to participate in canoeing as you watch local fishermen catching a number of fish species
Uganda martyr’s shrine
While participating in the Kampala city tour which will give you the chance to understand more about the religious history of Uganda and how far the people of Buganda went to show solidarity of their faith. While participating in the city tour, you will make your way to the Uganda martyr’s shrine which will give you the opportunity to understand more about the Uganda martyrs that died for their faith.
During the 1880’s in Uganda the coming of the missionaries in Uganda that introduced reading and writing and also introduced Christianity in the country which contradicted with the traditional religions of the Baganda customs and values and in a way it led to the neglecting of a number of duties by the Baganda in the kingdom in order to participate in a number of activities in order to participate in bible study which infuriated the king (Kabaka Mwanga) who ordered their killing which led to the killing of the believers that are now recognised as saints all over the world and during your tour you can visit the Uganda martyr’s shrine to understand more about the events that led to killing of the Uganda martyrs in Uganda.
You can visit the Uganda museum to understand more about the history of Uganda as you will also get to understand about the culture of the people Uganda. While you make your way to the Uganda museum, you will have an amazing experience observing a number of rewarding artefacts, remains of early man, you will get to see the different musical instruments that were used before modernity and civilization which will help you understand more about the authenticity of the country and their cultures before western civilisation for an amazing safari experience during your Kampala city tour.
At the museum you can also visit a number of huts that represent a number of tribes in the country like the ankole hut, Baganda hut and many more that have interesting cultural attributes that you will get to understand as you visit them. You will get to taste the local dishes like the luwombo which is a staple for the Baganda, you will also be entertained during the visits to the different huts through the traditional dances and many other rewarding Uganda safari experience.
The Nakasero market is among the different tourist attractions in the park, you can visit the Nakasero market which will give you the chance to visit the different stalls in the market that will help you purchase a number of organic fruits as you also engage with the local farmers that bring in their produce from around the country for purchase. Nakasero market is among the oldest and one of the most rewarding safari destinations in the country for a rewarding experience.