Sites Day Tour From Kampala
Cultural Day Trip
Cultural Sites Day Tour From Kampala Highlights Include:
Coronation Site, Katereeke
Kingdom Tour, Uganda Traditional Dance Bonanza at Ndere
Center and Souvenir
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Cultural Sites Day Tour From Kampala is Cultural
day trip to Uganda's historic cultural sites. The tour
begins after breakfast at your hotel where we transfer
Naggalabi Coronation Site, a very important
place in Buganda Kingdom. Just short of a 20 minutes
drive from Kampala the panoramic hilltop at Naggalabi
Buddo is the historic heart of Buganda.
was here that the Kingdom was birthed, at the dawn of
the 14th century, and it is here that every Kabaka is
still crowned. At Naggalabi Buddo you can visit the
main sacred sites, and literally walk in the footsteps
of the past and present kings.
is the place where the Buganda kings are crowned from.
This has happened for over the last 700 years. There
are unique things to see at the site including the Nalwoga
pond, where water for event is got from, the grass thatched
houses and the ’Muwafu tree’ which act as
court where the king sits to settle dispute within among
Naggalabi, proceed to Katereeke Prison,
a historical ditch that was constructed by the late
Ssekabaka Kalema who was an Islamic sympathizer to imprison
all his brothers and relatives who were potentials to
ascend to the throne.
controversially ruled Buganda in 1880 after exiling
Kabaka Mwanga from his kingdom. Two months after Mwanga
had been exiled Kalema ordered for an arrest of all
princes and princess whom he suspected to be his rivals.
Many of them were rounded up and exiled at Katereeke.
like Bamweyana used to escape and one time he was got
and slaughtered and Baganda’s who believe in him
always come and do animal sacrifices to him.
proceed to Kabaka Mwanga’s Lake,
a human made lake that was dug by the Baganda on the
orders of Kabaka Mwanga. He wanted to create a channel
that could connect his place to Lake Victoria but due
to the break out of the religious wars which led to
Moslem dissenters driving the Kabaka out of his land
the aim was not attained. The lake attracts a number
of birds that can be seen at its shores.
the Kabaka’s lake, visit the Bulange (a Buganda
parliament) a building with the most impressive colonial
era setting. The site as well has several attractions
including the exotic giant tortoises (more than 100
years) dawdling around the gardens of impressive blue
will have lunch en-route and then continue to the Kasubi
Tombs, a burial site where all the kings of
Buganda who have departed this world are buried.
Kasubi, we will continue to the Wamala Tombs
housed in an attractive, traditional thatched domed
building which are the burial site of Ssekabaka Muteesa
I, the 29th king of Buganda Kingdom who invited missionaries
was during his era that the Arabs and notable explorers
arrived in Uganda and opened it to the outside world.
From the hills on which the Tombs are located, one can
see Kagoma Hill a top where Ssuna built a place for
his mother. He had so many wives that he did not mind
giving away one of them.
is part of Ssekabaka Ssuna’s history that intrigues
many visitors to his Tomb in Wamala. We will sum up
our day with a night visit to Ndere Center
for an extravaganza of cultural dances and shopping
souvenirs. You can join the group in its entertainment
to hotel/ residence.
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Entrance fees to all the cultural sites and to Ndere
Round trip transportation from Kampala to the cultural
sites and back to the hotel
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