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Explore Kampala City With a Self Drive Car


Kampala is the capital city of Uganda and is home to thousands of Ugandan businesses and the major international and regional companies and the organizations. It includes the headquarters of the east African Development bank and Makerere University; one of East and central Africa’s premier institutes of higher education. Also to consider is that the city has greatly attracted many tourists partaking safaris and tours within the country. It has got major accommodation facilities including Serena and Sheraton hotels among the others. Kampala grew as the capital of the Buganda Kingdom.  The city is composed of several buildings including the Kasubi tombs, Lubiri palace, the Buganda parliament and the Buganda court of Justice. The city has since expanded with constructions of new buildings which include; paramount hotels, banks, shopping malls, educational institutions, hospitals, and the improvements of war torn buildings and infrastructures. It was originally a city of seven hills, but over time expanded to more making a tremendous destination for an interesting self drive safari in Uganda.

The city also features Uganda National Theatre, Uganda museum, Nakasero Market and St Balikuddembe Market. From here, you can buy African print of fabrics and the interesting Artefacts. Within the proximity of the city, you there is Bahai temple where we find Bihai type of worship in the world. It is strategically situated on Kikaya Hill on the outskirts of the city. This place has attracted many tourists to come for safaris to the country. There is also the  Ahmadiyya central mosque which is  the main mosque of the Muslim community. This mosque has six(6)  minarets and can hold up to 9000 worshipers. At old Kampala hill, there is the Gadaffi mosque. It is an impressive mosque that was built by the former Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi and stands as the largest mosque and the second biggest mosque in Africa.

The city also houses the Namugongo Martyr’s shrine. This is memorial place where 22  young Catholic martyrs were burnt to ashes after rebelling against Kabaka Mwanga. This occurred after he ordered to stop worshiping the missionary‘s preached God/religion. Thus every 3rd June the Catholic Church and their counterparts the Anglicans flock this place in honor of their religious heroes. The Kabaka’s palace and the Idi Amin’s torture chambers are located on Mengo Hill. All these have greatly attracted many safari tourists to Uganda. Not forgetting is Lake Victoria. This is the second largest freshwater in the world and provides an opportunity to enjoy a short boat tour. The city also has various accommodation facilities that are affordable for the people visiting the capital of Uganda. This also includes a gorgeous and expansive resort and various classes of the hotels in the city.

We are here to avail you with the best car for you to explore these attractions. In case you want to go on a self drive safari in Uganda on your next vacation, send us an email through info@4x4ugandacarhire.com or call our hotline +256700785751. Immediately we shall start booking for you. For you to enjoy successfully, you need to book in advance. This will leave you with plenty of time for planning. Planning a vacation is an exciting yet integral part of the process. With weeks to your flight, you have ample amount of time to go shopping for new clothes and travel accessories. Consider making a checklist so you do not miss out on anything important. In addition, visit your local library or the bookstore and invest in a Uganda guidebook. You and your family can jot down the places you want to visit first and prioritize the fun activities you want to participate in.

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