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Kampala Walking Tours

 “For magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life – bird, insect, reptile, bird – Uganda is truly “the Pearl of Africa.” – Winston Churchill

Our walking tours offer a detailed, personal and friendly Kampala trip. We love to explore the city with you and for you.

Welcome to Kampala Walking Tours

About Us

In Brief: The history of the city can be seen through the diversity of the people, the architecture and the nations heritage. Kampala Walking Tours will give you a flavour of these – the journey from traditional systems and beliefs to the international and modern city you will see emerging today. From the Buganda Palace, to the torture chambers of Obote and Amin, to the colourful and thriving markets… Kampala Walking Tours promise to be educational, fascinating and a true taste of Uganda.

Kampala Long Tour  (6 Hours)

Explore the city center as well as interesting places around Kampala. The old  taxi park and the owino market  are only two of multiple highlights, which make Kampala an unforgettable adventure.

Price: 30$

Reservation should be 50%.

3.5% is charged off your card.

Kampala Moderate Tour (3 Hours)

Explore Kampala’s city center and some of the surroundings. This tour is meant to give a great city impression for those on a tight time schedule, tailored to your pre-defined likings.

Price: 25$

Reservation should be 50%.

3.5% is charged off your card.

Kampala Easy Tour  (2 Hours)

This tour takes two hours, and it will give you all the highlights you need to know about Kampala and Uganda in general.  Suitable for older adults, families with young kids or if you are short of time.

Price: 20$

Reservation should be 50%.

3.5% is charged off your card.

Jinja City (Day Tour)

Explore Uganda’s 2nd largest city; Jinja is the source of the river Nile, the world’s longest river. Provides many activities and sights like rafting, bungee-jumping, quad biking and the Sezibwa falls.


Price: Starting from 70$.

Reservation should be 50%.

3.5% is charged off your card.

Our Safaris

Live your life through travel

 “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
Andre Gide

An unforgettable adventure that combines the rare beauty of shoe-bills with the vibrant culture of our city.

Karamoja is a pastoral community where the possession of cows and goats is considered a sign of wealth and status.

The 3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour is a magical journey into the isolated jungles of East Africa where you should expect an experience like no other

Enjoy this Uganda wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth national park which offers a beautiful African safari experience.

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8 DAYS IN WESTERN UGANDA (MURCHISON FALLS NP, CHIMP AND GORILLAS)

8 Days Uganda gorilla, chimp and wildlife safari, will take you to fascinating tourist destinations that is Murchison falls national park.

An Idea of a walking Day

Have a look at Our previous walk around The Corners of Kampala

FAQ's

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We’re so excited you’re considering joining us for an adventure in the heart of Uganda! At Kampala Walking Tours, we believe in making every journey memorable, safe, and full of joy. Here are some answers to questions you might have about our tours. If there’s anything else you’d like to know, we’re here to help – just reach out and ask. Let’s get ready to explore together! 

Absolutely, Uganda is not only safe but is renowned as one of the friendliest countries globally. The people are incredibly helpful and always willing to assist. As with any destination, exercise caution, and be aware that, like everywhere else, there are both good and less savory individuals.

For a comprehensive exploration of the country's major highlights, a maximum of 2 weeks is recommended. If you have the luxury of time, extending your visit to 3 weeks allows for a more leisurely experience. However, if your focus is on gorillas, chimpanzees, and a national park, 8 days should suffice.

Yes, essential vaccinations include Yellow fever, Rabies, and Hepatitis B. Consult your medical doctor for any additional recommendations.

Walking in Kampala is generally safe. However, exercise caution in busy areas, as there are smart pickpockets. We advise keeping your belongings secure, such as holding backpacks in front, avoiding placing your wallet or phone in the back pocket, and refraining from talking on the phone while walking on the roadside. 

Absolutely! We offer family-friendly tours suitable for kids aged 5 and above. Bring the whole family along for an enriching experience. 

Unfortunately, the city is not wheelchair-friendly.

Unfortunately, the city is not wheelchair-friendly.

Uganda primarily operates on a cash economy, and not all areas accept card payments. While some places in the city and most safari hotels do accept cards, it's advisable to carry cash in case of network issues preventing card payments.

 

Uganda doesn't have a widespread tipping culture. However, if you're pleased with the service, it's advisable to show appreciation through a 20% tip.

Testimonials

We’re all about your satisfaction

Martin Heinrich Tourist

Zulaika, a very cool and smart guide, showed us many different angles and perspectives of Kampala during our 6h walking tour. She knows all the good places which gave us exciting views to that busy african city of Kampala. Don’t miss that tour we you are around!

Haley Hall Tourist

Our group did the white water rafting tour in Jinja (which Kampala Walking tours organized for us) and the tour from Jinja back to Kampala where we got to experience the source of the river Nile, Sezibwa falls, and more!! Our guide Zulaika was so fun and very informative. She made Uganda feel like home! 10/10 would recommend.

Jean-francois Massala L’haridon – Ireland Tourist

“I had a great time, an experience not to forget. Zulaika is an excellent guide, not only she made us discover Kampala and Uganda history, she was also very helpful and ready to answer any questions. All I can say …

Anand Sekar – Australia Tourist

“Travelling solo to Africa for the first time, i contacted Zulaika via Facebook and she was very happy to answer all my queries in a timely manner. From drawing a personalised itinerary to suggesting accommodation, her knowledge and …

Bristol Gavin – United Kingdom Tourist

“opened my eyes to many things I’d passed without noticing and took me to places that I wouldn’t otherwise have found. She’s a knowledgeable local and knows the area well, she was happy to answer questions and provide explanations. I’d …

Awards

We have been awarded certificate of excellence on trip advisor since 2015

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