Kampala Travel Guide
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Kampala Travel Guide
Where is Kampala?
Getting lost in a foreign country always sounds romantic. But if you want to get to Kampala on the first try, listen up.
It's located in Uganda and is the national capital.
You can forget about the big-name attractions — it's the locals that really make a place tick. In this part of Uganda, you'll find 1,400,000 of them.
Places to Visit in Kampala
Steeped in history, Makerere University has long been an institute for cutting-edge research and innovative ideas. See if you can join a tour of the faculties and chat with some of the staff and students about their work. Want some more options? The thought of exploring a burial site as a tourist attraction may sound a little macabre, but the cultural and historical value of Kasubi Tombs draws many visitors. But wait, there's more! Rubaga Cathedral is a holy place for many of the locals, but anyone can appreciate the calmness it offers.
Car Rentals in Kampala
Adventure awaits, and there’s no better way to find it than with the freedom of your own wheels. See and experience more by checking out car rentals in Kampala via Orbitz.
If you're after a ride from Entebbe International Airport, unfortunately, there aren't any rental outlets right next to the terminal. You'll have to find another way to journey into the city, 20 miles away.
Where to stay in Kampala – Hotel Accommodation
Don't wait too long! Pick one of the 68 hotels in Kampala
as soon as possible. We're here to ensure your vacation to Uganda's capital city gets off to a smooth start.Can't choose which hotel to book? We'll make things a little easier! Our favorite options are the Kampala Serena Hotel
and Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala
Nearest Airports to Kampala
After traveling all the way to Entebbe International Airport (EBB), you'll just have one more journey to make before you reach your destination. The terminal is situated 20 miles southwest of the downtown area.
Popular Places to Visit Near Kampala
Seen all there is to see in Kampala already? Don't worry! Entebbe
is just 16 miles from here and is home to heaps of great activities. Start diving into the story of the region at the Entebbe Botanical Garden. If you'd like to find out more, stop at the Entebbe Golf Club and Ugandan Wildlife Education Centre too. Want more options? Lugazi
is 30 miles from Kampala. Visit for attractions including Lugazi Community Pentecostal Church, Lugazi Central Market and Mariba Forest. You have all the options in the world!
No Cancellation Fees
It goes without saying that plans can change in the blink of an eye, which is why we won't request a fee if you need to alter or cancel your booking.^ However, it might be prudent to find out if your chosen hotel and airline will do the same.