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Kampala Vacations

The cosmopolitan city of Kampala, with its picturesque setting near Lake Victoria, vibrant arts and culture, and exciting nightlife, has much to offer the adventurous tourist. Uganda's capital city is renowned for being a friendly, safe place to visit with a fascinating history and culture to explore.

Major Attractions

Once you get there, book a Kampala rental cars to get you to the city's outstanding destinations. One site that shouldn't be missed is the Kasugi Tombs. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this is the burial place of four kings and royal family members, and it has spiritual and cultural significance for Ugandans. The thatched-roof palace is a stellar example of traditional architecture with its use of organic materials for construction.

Learn more about Uganda at the Uganda Museum, where you'll find archaeological and natural history displays and an extensive ethnographic collection, including traditional musical instruments.

If you want to explore the lighter side of Kampala, take a walk through Owino Market, the largest open-air market in Uganda. With over 50,000 vendors displaying their wares, the market has diverse and plentiful goods available in a colorful atmosphere. You're sure to find unique mementos for Kampala vacations at Owino.

Recurring Festivals and Events

Uganda's art scene is thriving, and Kampala is at the center of it with a full range of events and entertainment to appeal to a variety of tastes. The Ndere Troup performs traditional dance and music several times a week at Ndere Centre. The National Theatre offers quality music, film, dance, and drama programs inside, and travelers flock to the more informal evening outdoor events that feature music jams and comedy.

Several annual festivals take place from September to December, including B-Global Indigenous Hip Hop Festival (September), the Nile Gold Jazz Safari (October), and This Is Uganda (December), an annual festival that features the splendid cultures of the region.

Travelocity can help you find Kampala vacation packages that suit your budget and travel style. Find the best hotels in Kampala at Travelocity or even Kampala package deals to get you on your way.

Accommodation in Kampala

Are you and your family getting ready for a trip to Kampala? Take your time perusing the 45 hotels listed on Travelocity's Kampala lodging page and make your reservation as soon as you're ready.

You can start your search by taking a look at the sumptuous splendor of the Kampala Serena Hotel and the Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala. If you'd like your dollar to go further, check out the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, at Ternan Avenue, or the Le Petit Village Hotel, located at Plot 1273, Ggaba Road.

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Top Kampala Hotels Deals

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Forest Cottages

Forest Cottages

Plot 17/ 18, Naguru Hill, Old Kira Road, Kampala
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Bukoto, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Ndere Cultural Centre, The Acacia Mall, and British High Commission. Uganda National Museum ...

$53

$53
Speke Resort & Conference Centre

Speke Resort & Conference Centre

Munyonyo Road, Munyonyo, Kampala
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated on the beach, this spa hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Kibuli Mosque, Kabaka's Palace, and Gaddafi National Mosque. Rubaga Cathedral and Buganda Parliament ...

$143

$143
Golf Course Hotel

Golf Course Hotel

Plot 64-86, Yusuf Lule Road, Kampala
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Kampala, this golf hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Kibuli Mosque, The Acacia Mall, and British High Commission. Mulago Hospital and Uganda National ...

$156

$156
Arcadia Suites

Arcadia Suites

Plot 54A Kira Road, Kampala
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Kampala, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of British High Commission, The Acacia Mall, and Mulago Hospital. Makerere University is 1.3 mi (2 ...

$138

$138
Urban by CityBlue, Kampala

Urban by CityBlue, Kampala

Akii Bua Rd, Kampala
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Kampala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mulago Hospital, Uganda National Museum, and British High Commission. Makerere University and The Acacia ...

$97

$97
Golden Tulip Canaan Kampala

Golden Tulip Canaan Kampala

12b Kafu Road, Kampala
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Kampala, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mulago Hospital and The Acacia Mall. Uganda National Museum and British High Commission are also within ...

$130

$130
Sheraton Kampala Hotel

Sheraton Kampala Hotel

Ternan Avenue, Kampala
4.5 out of 5.0
3.0 out of 5 (3 reviews)

This family-friendly Kampala hotel is located in the business district, within 2 mi (3 km) of Gaddafi National Mosque, The Acacia Mall, and Makerere University. ...

$148

$148
Hotel Africana

Hotel Africana

Plot 2 - 4 Wampewo Avenue, Kampala
4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Kampala, this golf hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Kibuli Mosque, The Acacia Mall, and British High Commission. Uganda National Museum and Mulago ...

$120

$120
Kabira Country Club

Kabira Country Club

63, Old Kira Road, Kampala
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Kampala, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of The Acacia Mall, British High Commission, and Uganda National Museum. Ndere Cultural Centre ...

$146

$146
Speke Hotel

Speke Hotel

Plot 7 9 Nile Avenue, Kampala
4.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Kampala, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Gaddafi National Mosque, The Acacia Mall, and Kabaka's Palace. Namirembe Cathedral and Mulago ...

$96

$96

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