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Kigali City's Day Tour
"Your driver/guide will meet you at your hotel for a city tour. In a group of 10 people (min) this tour will continue to the old Quartier commercial where some old fashioned buildings are still found before heading to the rapidly changing neighbourhoods via the colorful Nyabugogo valley which is the main taxi park serving all four corners of the country.From Nyabugogo you will continue to Nyamirambo - famous for its various informal businesses and never sleeps and is known for its nightlife. You will then visit KN 2 Avenue to see the first German colonial residents house of Rwanda built in 1907 and now serves as a Nat
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Lake Nakuru Day Trip From Nairobi
"Lake Nakuru a small (it varies from 5 to 30 square kilometers) shallow alkaline lake on the edge of the town of Nakuru lies about 160 kilometers north of Nairobi. It can therefore be visited in a day tour from the capital or more likely as part of a circuit taking i often more than a million maybe two. The park now has more than 25 rhinos one of the largest concentrations in the country so the chances of spotting these survivors are good. There are also a number of Rothschild's giraffe again translocated for safety from western Kenya beginning in 1977. Waterbuck are very common and both the Kenya species are found here. Among the predators are lion and leopard the latter being seen much more frequently in recent times. LAKE NAKURU DAY TRIP ITINERARY0700hrs: Depart Nairobi for Nakuru National park 1000hrs: Arrive at the Nakuru National park and proceed for a 2hr game drive. 1230hrs:
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Day Trip to Lake Nakuru from Nairobi
"After picking you up early in the morning from your hotel in Nairobi we will depart on our 2-5 hour drive towards Lake Nakuru national parkincluding a stop at the Lake Nakuru viewing point.On arrival at the Lake Nakuru park you will embark on a game -viewing drivewith a a chance to see some of Kenya's remarkable bird life on the beautiful lakes of the Rift valley.Keep your eyes open for other animals grazing along the shorelineincluding some of Africans famous game animals.Lake Nakuru has earned its fame as the home of the greatest bird spectacle in the worlda myriad of often more than a million pink flamingos that flock to feed at its shallow warm waters.Depending on how many wildlife we come acrosswe will leave the park between 15.00 and 16.00 to arrive back in Nairobi between 18.00 and 19.00and we drop you at your hotel."
From $330.00

More Local Customs in Kampala

THE FLAG OF UGANDA

The very colourful flag of Uganda is one of the most striking national flags of the world. It is comprised of 2 stripes each of Black, Yellow and Red and Red with a crested crane in full colour on a...
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DAO
Apr 04, 2011

CLIMATE

Uganda sits right on top of the Equator. That makes it hot every day of the year. Every day. Because Uganda is mountainous the temperature can vary a little bit. The highlands o the South West...
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DAO
Jul 10, 2008

A POT OF COFFEE

This is a great local custom. If you order a cup of coffee in Uganda, they bring you a little pot of coffee that holds about 3 cups. The prices are reasonably low so this is a great idea that just...
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DAO
Mar 09, 2008

WAY BODY

In Uganda they speak a lot of languages. English, Swahili, Bantu, up to at least 36 at last count. So how do you say “Thank You”? The guy at the petrol garage told me to say “Way Body”. Not sure how...
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DAO
Feb 24, 2008

Hard job to do

Doing boda-boda job isn't easy because this guys have to be on the roads day and night under all wheater conditions. Their average charge for a ride is about 200 to 500 shillings, which is about 10 to...
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croisbeauty
Sep 04, 2007

Begging

There are lots of beggars in Kampala, occupaing busy streets around the market place and city centre. Most of them are quiet, almost invisible and in some way polite. Some of them, especially woman,...
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croisbeauty
Sep 04, 2007
 
 
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Mobile telephone booth

In spite of cheap sim-cards, the cell phone isn't affordable for the most of Ugandans. Local operators do not provide phones for free or small money, as it is in Europe, the client have to buy it in...
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croisbeauty
Sep 04, 2007

Mzungu = white = money

As already mentioned in my intro, Ugandans look to me like lulled into a deep sleep. Is it so all the time, not really, because the moment they see mzungu they are waked up. Mzungu means whiteman in...
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croisbeauty
Sep 03, 2007

Marabou stork all around

Marabou stork is one of the ugliest bird I have ever seen. The fact is, I am not much found of the birds, except for the falcons and eagels, but this one called Marabou is so ugly. They can be seen...
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croisbeauty
Sep 02, 2007

Patience, young padwan.

Ugandans are very friendly and courteous. Also life moves at a slower pace. A matatu/bus/shared taxi will depart towards its destination only after it is full. Clearly, patience is of utmost...
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Mar 27, 2007

Top Hotels in Kampala

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Ternan Avenue, P. O. Box 7041, Kampala, Uganda
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P. O. Box 7814, Kintu Road, Kampala, 256, Uganda
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Plot 15, Buziga Hill, Kampala, 23623, Uganda
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Plot 7/9 Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
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Plot 63, Old Kira Rd, Bukoto, Kampala, Uganda
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Plot 12, Shimon Road, P. O. Box 2186, Kampala, Uganda
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Top Things to Do in Kampala

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Around Old Kampala.

I stayed around Old Kampala area which is not far from the places I want. ,which is bus park area,..not so near yet not so far from it.It's about 500 m. to Muhabura bus park and new taxi park ,and...
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Lubiri Palace.

(part 3) The entrance fee for the palace is 10,000 shillings including the guide . After the tour of the palace and the dungeon ,the guide invited us to visit the museum which is very small and...
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St.Paul's Cathedral Namirembe.

From The National mosque I walked to Saint Paul's Cathedral ,that’s about 1 k.m. walking. The cathedral is located on Namirembe hill so it’s commonly referred to as Namirembe Cathedral.It is the...
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The National Mosque.

The National Mosque is located at Kampala Hill in the Old Kampala area very near to my hotel ..350 meter as crow flies but real walking distance is about 600 m. as the main entrance is at the west...
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"Rainy days in Kampala"
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"IT'S FOR THE BIRDS"
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"The Pearl of the African Pearl"
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"KAMPALA"
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"Kampala, the city of seven hills"
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