uganda's top tourism sites near kampala
Murchison falls national park can be your exceptional safari destination. Murchison falls allows you to see lots of wildlife in just two days such as elephants, hippos, lions, giraffes, Jackson hartebeest, buffalos, oribi, waterbucks, bushbucks, leopards, hyena’s, jackals, lots of birds along the Nile river, as well as reptiles such as Nile crocodiles, Hippos, and other animal species like monkeys, baboons, and the strongest waterfalls.
Kampala is an amazing city with a lot of attractions in your one day tour around this 7 hills town. Kampala city tour enables you to discover the Uganda museum, Kabaka’s Palace, Namirembe Cathedral, Kabaka’s Lake, Uganda Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo, Bahi Temple, Gaddafi Mosque, Kasubi tombs, and Buganda road arts and crafts shops
Jinja /Source of the Nile
Kampala can also allow you to visit Jinja, nicknamed as Uganda’s adventure capital. It’s a 1 hour and 30 minutes’ drive from Kampala to Jinja town that makes a super destination for Uganda tour near Kampala. There are a lot of tourism activities to do in Jinja such as touring the source of the Nile, Kayaking, white water rafting, Quad biking, Horse bike riding, Bungee jumping, Nature walks, and Nile boat cruise.
Lake Mburo Tour
Lake Mburo is the nearest national park from Kampala where you can visit for your one day or two days tour. It’s a 4 hours’ drive from Kampala to Lake Mburo national park and you can make a stopover at Uganda’s equator and the mpabire drum makers. Lake Mburo national park game drive gives you an opportunity to see lots of wildlife such as zebras, giraffes, hippos, Uganda kobs, Impala, Buffaloes, antelopes, Bushbucks, Leopards, monkeys, hyenas, leopards, and different bird species.
Entebbe wildlife education center/ the zoo
The wildlife education Centre/zoo is just located in Entebbe town, which takes about 40 minutes to 1 hour’s drive from Kampala. While at the zoo, you will be able to see many wildlife species such as Rhinos, ostriches Chimpanzee, giraffes, Lions, Jackals, Hyenas, snakes, impalas, bushbucks, bird species like the shoebill stork and The Entebbe wildlife education center gives you all the information you may know regarding the wildlife in Uganda.