While you're there
Where to stay
What you'll see there
As the bustling capital city of Uganda, Kampala is a vibrant hub of culture, history, and adventure. From its bustling markets to its lush green spaces, the city offers something for everyone.
Kampala is also home to several historical and cultural sites that offer a glimpse into Uganda’s rich heritage. The Uganda Museum is a must-visit destination for those interested in learning about the country’s history and culture. The museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts and exhibits that tell the story of Uganda’s past, from its pre-colonial era to the present day.
For those seeking outdoor adventure, Kampala offers several parks and green spaces to explore. The Kabaka’s Lake is a popular destination for picnics and relaxation, while the Botanical Gardens offer a tranquil escape from the bustle of the city. Visitors can also take a bike tour of the city, exploring its hidden corners and historic sites.
Kampala is also a hub for cultural events and festivals. The Nyege Nyege Festival, held annually in September, is one of the biggest music festivals in East Africa, attracting thousands of visitors from around the world. Other cultural events include the Kampala City Festival and the Bayimba Festival, which showcase the city’s diverse arts and culture scene.