Top Activities to Do When on Holiday in Kampala – Uganda

Uganda is recognized among the best safari destinations in the African continent and this can be ascribed to the nation’s variety of tourist attractions, accessibility, cheap lodges, reliable transport and communication system. Regardless of whether you long for a guided tour around Kampala, Wildlife Park or prefer visiting night club, beach life or any other entertainment activity around the city, all these you will enjoy them on your trip to Uganda. You will be shocked by the variety of interesting activities you will find in Uganda. The following are some of the interesting activities to do on your trip in Kampala.

Kampala City Tour – Get opportunity to experience the hustle life in Kampala city and even learn more about history of Kampala as you drive around the city during day and visiting different cultural attractions in Kampala for example; Kasubi Royal Tombs, Kabaka’s palace, Namugongo Uganda Martyrs Shrine and others. Kampala is the capital of Uganda and is home to a variety of tourist destinations that describe the rich history, culture and political condition. Whichever tourist destination you will visit in Uganda, it’s advisable to go with a professional guide or driver with enough knowledge about the roads and the destination.

National Park & Zoo – In case you interested in wildlife watching or nature lover, still there are some places near Kampala where you can enjoy that, just a 1 hour drive from Kampala city center in Entebbe town there is Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) also known as Entebbe Zoo, here you will find different animals and bird species and in case you would love to see them in their nature habitat still in just 2 hour drive to the west on Kampala – Mbarara highway there is Lake Mburo National Park where you spot variety of wildlife as you do a game drive through the park. Still in the park you can enjoy a boat cruise on the lake that will reward you with a view of different water loving animals and different species of birds.

Unwind on a beach – Whether you are on a vacation trip, business trip or family get-away, there’s no better destination in the country to unwind and bond with your friends and family than on one of the different sand beaches around Lake Victoria in Uganda. There are more than 40 beaches in Uganda and most of them are on the shores Lake Victoria the Africa’s biggest lake with the most frequented ones include Imperial resort beach, Lido, Aero, Munyonyo resort beach, Nabinonya beach among others. The Ssese islands likewise have lovely beaches perfect for a honeymoon, student trip, cooperate retreat or family vacation.

Night Clubs – Get opportunity to try the night life of Kampala by hit one of the night clubs and around the city. Drink and dance the night away as you appreciate both local and international music or you can simply sit back and relax as the artists and dance groups entertain you. There are all types of drinks from soft to hard drinks with the disco lights and agreeable local people will give you a memorable experience.