Kabale town is located in the Kabale district of Kigezi sub region and it takes about 420km by road southwest of kampala Uganda’s capital city. It’s in the western and is the chief town of Kabale district.
Kabale means a small stone and was named so after a piece of local iron that was heavy that people visited from far and wide to see and handle it and the town inhabited by the Bakiga and speak Rukiga.
Akampane Punishment Island- This is an island where the young girls who get pregnant were taken in the middle of the night to punish then however some would be rescued by fishermen who would marry them and it’s now a tourist attraction.
Lake Bunyonyi- This is a place having different species of birds and it serves as tourist attraction in Kabale and also a source of employment to the people around
Mgahinga gorilla national park- The park was created to protect the rare mountain gorillas that inhabited its dense forests and the habitat for the endangered golden monkeys, the wildlife, and a huge cultural significance and for the Batwa pygmies.
Waterfall and Kisiiza monument- This fall is on river Kyabamba. This is where the unmarried pregnant Bakiga girls were punished to death the place was discontinued from death to the place of hope when they built a hospital around now gorilla tracking is also an activity for tourists.
How to get there
Kabale is situated 409km by road South West of Kampala and it takes about 6 hours and a half to get there in a private car. To rent a car in Kabale today, simply send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us now on +256-785231603 to speak with our reservations team.