Kampala Walking Tour (3 Hours) with Optional Gaddafi Mosque Visit

Gain an intimate overview of vibrant Kampala on a private walking tour led by a local, ideal for first-time visitors to the Ugandan capital. Visit a combination of top attractions and hidden gems, such as Nakasero Market, The independence monument and the iconic Old Taxi Park.
Learn about the important events in Kampala's history with the insights of a local;
Taste fresh in-season fruit in local markets and try curious street food like rolex and grasshoppers;
Engage with the vibrant people of the city and attempt to out-haggle a local vendor — if you dare;
Smell the wonderful aromas of the spice and herbs markets;
Enjoy a more personalized experience with a private tour and small group size:

This tour has for the time being been converted from a shared tour to a private tour as a COVID-19 safety measure. Maximum of 4 people per booking. For large groups, please place multiple bookings (minimum 15 minute intervals between tour groups)

per adult from




3 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Use of helmet
    • Short Motorbike taxi ride at the end (optional)
    • Admission Fees to Gadaffi National Mosque if option is selected when booking
    • Entry/Admission - Uganda Post Office
    • Entry/Admission - Kampala Old Taxi Park
    • Entry/Admission - Gaddafi National Mosque
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • The listed price does not include any parking fees for guests arriving by a waiting private car. City council charges 2000 UGX per hour.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Craft Market, Buganda Rd, Kampala, Uganda

    Meeting point (Entrance of craft market) Guide will be holding a black umbrella with the Words "Walking Tour Starts Here"

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: World War Monument, Constitutional, The Square, Kampala, Uganda

    First and Second World Wars Memorial monument

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Independence Monument, Nile Avenue, Kampala Uganda

    History of Uganda's independence and the monument that embodies the event

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Amber House Ltd, Speke Rd, Kampala, Uganda

    Statue of Leadership

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Uganda Post Office, Plot 35 Kampala Road, Kampala P.O.BOX 7106, KAMPALA, Uganda

    Uganda's first post office building. Also a great place to buy and send post cards

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cafe Javas - Kampala Road., Opposite post office, Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda

    Coffee/Water and Toilet Break

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Nakasero Market, Market Square Rd, Kampala Uganda

    Largest fresh produce market in the city. Great for tasting in-season fruit

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Temple SSDM Shree Sanatan Dharma Mandal, 10 Snay Bin Amir Rise, Kampala Uganda

    History of Uganda's Indian population and also most popular perch for the city's pigeon population

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kampala Old Taxi Park, Burton St, Kampala, Uganda

    Organised Chaos - Kampala's oldest public commuter taxi rank. Also home to a variety of street food vendors

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Owino Market, Kampala, Uganda

    Oldest and largest flea market in Kampala. Loaded with spices, herbs and trinkets

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gaddafi National Mosque, Old Kampala, Kampala, Uganda

    This is an optional stop; travellers may choose whether or not to include this paid attraction, while booking, for an extra 20$

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Craft Market, Buganda Rd, Kampala, Uganda
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Wear light comfortable clothing and closed walking shoes
    • Tour route goes through some crowded public venues. Valuables should be kept to a minimum. Clothing should have deep or lockable pockets.
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Face masks must be worn in all public places (markets, buildings) and per government guidelines, expect to wash/sanitise hands and temperature checks at all public entrances
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Tour is now private (COVID-19 safety measure). Maximum of 4 guests per booking (Large groups can book multiple tours, 30 minute intervals). Temperature checks on arrival, sanitising of hands and facemasks in public. Guests are expected to bring own face masks.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Fitness Req.


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Organised by ImmersionUG

Activity ID: V-107642P1

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