This trip is to take you through Uganda’s significant and most visited historical monuments and also take you through her religious and political history. You shall visit different martyrdom sites around Kampala, have a full day at the Uganda Golf Club spanning over 7200 yards found within the heart of Kampala city, before you are taken to one of the largest Christian Pilgrimage Destinations in Africa, the Namugongo Martyrs Shrine.
You shall also have some time to do shopping in Nakasero market and also the newly built Akamwesi mall that spans over 3000m2 with several modern day fashion boutiques, food marts, fashion stores, banks and several others.
You may also choose to have a feel of Kampala’s Vibrant Night Life at Personal Expense and of course your Driver Guide shall be Glad to help.
Pick up from bus and transfer to hotel, check in, refresh and have dinner. Those who wish can go out for Kampala night life, at a cost.
Independence monument – Muteesa II monument – Constitutional Square – World war monument – Martyrs trail (St. Joseph Mukasa Balikuddembe – St. Athanasius Bazzekuketta – St. Matiya Mulumba) – Royal mile – Kabaka’s palace – Kabaka’s lake
Uganda Golf Club
Namugongo martyrs shrine – Leave for Home
Pick up from Bus and Transfer to Hotel, Check in, Refresh and have dinner. Those that wish too, may have a feel of Kampala’s Night life at personal expense though.
Day 2: Kampala city tour
After breakfast, you shall head out with your driver guide for your trip. It shall begin with a visit to the Independence Monument, located at Nile Avenue. It was built as a symbol of independent Uganda.
Within walking distance from the independence monument, lies the Muteesa II monument. It was built in memory of Sir. Edward Muteesa II who was the 35th Kabaka of Buganda kingdom and first president of Independent Uganda
You shall then re-connect with your driver guide, taking you to the Constitutional Square, where you shall get to see the World war Monument, The oldest in Kampala. It was built to commemorate the Ugandan soldiers that took part in the World War II
From the constitutional square, you shall walk via Kampala Road, to Nakasero Market which is the best source of fresh fruits and vegetables in Kampala city. You shall have time to do some shopping after which you shall head to downtown Kampala in Nakivubo, where you shall visit the martyrdom place for St. Joseph Mukasa Balikuddembe and St. Athanasius Bazzekuketta who was the fifth Martyr. It is believed that he (Balikuddembe) Baptized Kabaka Muteesa II, and was killed for trying to plead with Kabaka Mwanga II to spare the life of Bishop Hannington.
From Nakivubo, you shall head to Old Kampala, where you will find the Martyrdom site of St. Matiya Mulumba, who was a roman catholic by Faith and suffered one of the harshest killings.
You shall then have lunch at either 2k restaurant or at Baguma’s Restaurant for local Ugandan cuisine.
After your lunch, you shall head to Mengo a suburb in Kampala city for a visit to the Palace of the King (Kabaka) of Buganda kingdom.
You shall first walk the royal mile, as you are taught about the 52 Clans of Buganda to the Palace. You shall have a tour of His Highness’ home after which you shall head to His (Kabaka’s) lake found in Ndeeba. It is the largest Manmade Lake in Uganda built under the instructions of Kabaka Mwanga II. From the lake you will head back to your accommodations for dinner, refreshment and an overnight stay.
You may still vibe to Kampala’s night life at personal expense with your guide’s guidance.
Meal plan: Full Board
Day 3: Uganda Golf Club
Wake up early have breakfast so that we make it to Golf Club before our set Tee time, this will give us time to prepare our Golfing Equipment.
The Uganda Golf Club is a Part 72 stretching over 7200 yards found within Kampala city! You shall play Golf for the Rest of the Day, break of for lunch and continue with your Game after which you shall head back to your Hotel and refresh
We may move out to Ndere cultural center, and get to watch performances from the famous Ndere troupe for the evening with dinner or stay at the hotel for dinner depending on your strength, agility and time of finishing your game then.
Those that wish can still Vibe to Kampala’s Night life at a cost.
Meal plan: Half Board
Destination Uganda Golf Club
Day 4: Namugongo martyrs shrine – Nairobi
After your Breakfast, you shall head to one of the largest Christian Pilgrimage Destinations in Africa, Found in Namugongo 15km by Road from the city center, is the Namugongo Martyrs Shrine which was built and Dedicated to the 22 martyrs that were killed between 1884 – 1887 on orders of the then Kabaka of Buganda Mwanga II
You shall pass by the newly built Akamwesi Mall that is a 3000m2 establishment with modern day shopping options that offers the greatest shopping experience for buyers within Kampala. But it’s big, always listen to your driver guide.
You shall then continue to Namugongo martyrs shrine, this place holds significant importance to the Christian faith and is flocked with pilgrims from world over every 3rd of June who pray to martyrs and also get to take home Water from the lake which is considered holy, cures diseases and also a blessing.
From the shrine you shall drive to Nairobi
Meal plan: Half Board
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What to carry: light clothing, light shoes and camera.
Price includes: Accommodation on half board for 2 nights, English speaking guide.
Price excludes: Tips, personal expenses, golfing fees, shopping and any activity not mentioned in the travel pan