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Kampala overview

Kampala is known for its shops and gardens. You can take in the local culture of Kampala at Uganda National Museum and Ndere Cultural Centre. You might find that sights like Gaddafi National Mosque and Namirembe Cathedral are worth a visit.

Where to stay in Kampala

A welcoming city for all, Kampala offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. There are 130 hotels in Kampala and you can shop as many as 319 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 25%. We have room prices starting at 14 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Kampala as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 3 5-star hotels from 145 USD per night
  • • 60 4-star hotels from 42 USD per night
  • • 99 3-star hotels from 23 USD per night
  • • 5 2-star hotels from 15 USD per night

How to get to Kampala

Fly into Entebbe (EBB-Entebbe Intl.), 21 mi (33.9 km) from central Kampala.

What to see around Kampala

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Uganda National Museum
  • • Ndere Cultural Centre
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Gaddafi National Mosque
  • • Namirembe Cathedral
  • • Kabaka's Palace
  • • Kibuli Mosque
  • • Kasubi Tombs
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Gaddafi National Mosque
  • • Namirembe Cathedral
  • • Uganda National Museum
  • • Kabaka's Palace
  • • Buganda Parliament

When to visit Kampala

When planning your trip, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 80°F day, 60°F night
  • • April-June: 78°F day, 60°F night
  • • July-September: 78°F day, 59°F night
  • • October-December: 78°F day, 59°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.43 inches
  • • April-June: 0.39 inches
  • • July-September: 0.31 inches
  • • October-December: 0.59 inches