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There are several cities in Uganda.

Entebbe town

Entebbe town is the entry point to Uganda, generally because it is where the international airport is located. Just on the peninsular of Lake Victoria. Entebbe is proving to be an unbeatable urban destination in Uganda for tourism.

Entebbe is a rewarding tour center especially for visitors who are interested in road trip to the countryside. The city offers opportunities for day tours, because it is a small site most tourist attractions are within a walkable distance,  one can easily explore on foot to places like; the Botanical gardens for bird watching, primate watching and plant identification.

Explore the Uganda wildlife Education center which is a zoo with activities like wildlife viewing, behind the scenes program, keeper for the day, chimpanzee viewing, among others. When leaving Entebbe, join the roadside markets popularly on days like Tuesday in Kitoro town for some little shopping before proceeding to Kampala. 

Kampala city

Just about 40 kilometers north of Entebbe is Kampala city, the capital city of Uganda which is located in the central region of Uganda. Kampala is a perfect place to have a road trip because the city is absolutely rich when it comes to city tours. The city has variety of sites that any visitor can enjoy during a road trip in Uganda.

These sites are of different categories including religious sites, cultural sites, historical sites, archeological sites, museums, monuments among others.  A traveler can explore the entire kabaka trail foundation sites like the Kabaka’s palace, Kabaka’s lake, the underground torture chambers and Buganda’s parliament building.

Among others religious sites are, Namugongo shrine, the Bahai house of worship, Gadafi mosque, Namirembe and Rubaga cathedrals.

Historical sites are the Uganda museum, the Ugandan parliament, and Ndere cultural center. Cultural sites that can be explored are the Entanda cultural site and Sezibwa falls. Also don’t forget to tour the business center to have the best of your shopping adventure.

Jinja Town

Jinja is the Uganda eastern tourism capital. It has a variety to offer in terms of sceneries, and adventure activities.

It is better to avoid specifics in Jinja because of the diversity it has to offer; but for the sake of your itinerary planning purposes, you might have to consider activities such as Bungee jumping, white water rafting, Quad biking, Horse rides, journey to the source of the Nile and Jinja town historic tour.

It might take you a week or more to fully explore Jinja town, but you can consider choosing one or two items to include on your short stay in Uganda itinerary; only make sure you have the source of the Nile and white water rafting on the list.