Self drive road trip is one of the best ways to experience the Pearl of Africa. With a 4-wheel drive take a drive on your own and delight in an insight to explore the fascinating places within and outside Kampala capital city of Uganda. In this article, we are more than delighted to present to you the 8 top places you shouldn’t miss out when on self drive tour in Kampala city next season;
While in Kampala, hire a self drive rental and take an opportunity to explore Kasubi Tombs. This is an important historical and cultural site to the people of Buganda kingdom. The place is where about four Buganda kings plus other members of the royal family were made to rest. It features about 35 buildings that exhibits the traditional culture of Buganda kingdom. You will be impressed by the setup of the site and with local guide get chance to learn about the exciting traditional culture of the Buganda.
Owino is known as the Largest market in the central region of Uganda. it is located with the heart of Kampala capital city. On yourself drive road trip in Kampala this season, Owino Market can be one of your must do experience. The Market is blessed with a wide range of produce, Crafts, Electronics, Clothing among others.
Ndere Centre is a perfect place to experience the traditional colorful dance and music of Uganda. The place is open to all visitors from Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. While here enjoys your dinner along with the performance of colorful, high energy traditional dance and music that exhibit the enormous culture of the Ugandan tribes.
The Kabaka’s Palace is not only a historical but cultural site in Uganda. It is famous home to the former king of Buganda. For travelers who love architecture, you will be impressed with the colonial style buildings. The Palace is situated on Mengo hill over looking the magnificent beauty of Kampala city. Upon arrival in the place, grab a chance with a guided walk to visit the Torture Chambers that takes you a little more into Uganda History and culture.
On your self-drive road trip in Kampala, take an adventure drive to the largest Christian pilgrimage destinations in Africa. The shrine is located about 15 kilometers from the northeast of Kampala city. Namugongo became a significant site to the people of Uganda after the killing of about 24 Martyrs and saints of Uganda under the Orders of the late Kabaka Mwanga II. It is one of the religious sites that is explored by many travelers on a Kampala city Tour.
Bahai Temple is such a nice place that almost everyone would love to take a visit while in Kampala. It features pleasant views, cool weather, green environment as well as the Unique eye catching architectural master piece. It is important to note that the Bahai temple in Uganda is the only building established by the Bahai faith in Africa. While on a self-drive tour in Kampala don’t miss out on this priceless experience at Bahai Temple.
The Uganda Museum
This is one of the ethnological, natural- historical and traditional site in Uganda. it is blessed with a wide array of Uganda cultural heritage collections. Such as; the long ago musical and hunting instruments, Archaeology and entomology among others.
Uganda National Mosque
It is also known as the Gaddafi Mosque, one of the biggest in Africa. The Uganda National Mosque features a stunning beauty that is worthy an exploration on a Kampala City Tour. The Mosque seats up to 15,000 worshipers, about 1,100 can be held in the gallery and another 3500 in the terrace. It is one of those things that was gifted to Uganda by the former president of Libya – Colonial Muammer Gaddafi with the purpose to serve the Muslim population in the country. Apparently, the Gaddafi National Mosque is one of the fascinating tourist attractions that many tourists love to visit on a Uganda safari. We therefore recommend that you need to include it on self drive road trip adventure in Kampala.
Although Kampala is blessed with a wide array of extremely interesting places of attractions, the above-mentioned points can act as a guide to your self drive tour in Kampala capital city. Incase you would love to book with us your self drive car rental this season for aa road trip around Kampala city, don’t hesitate to contact our professional reservation team. Simply send us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us directly on +256-785231603/ +256-758540071