Kampala is the bustling modern capital of Uganda and the largest urban center, with a population of almost 2 million. The city is built on seven hills close to Lake Victoria. A key advantage of Kampala is that it is a safe city to explore.

Located just 40km from Entebbe International Airport, Kampala offers all the amenities of a modern capital city, with a wide choice of accommodation and great international restaurants. The city is witnessing an incredible burst of development, from high-end, big-city style apartments to high-rise offices and revamped roads.

Kampala is recognized as a regional leading center of business, events, exhibitions, talent, and creativity, with an ever-changing variety of events and a vibrant nightlife and cultural scene.

Uganda was host to CHOGM – the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting with Queen Elizabeth, 50 Heads of State and over 3,500 participants, and the African Union Heads of State with over 3,000 in attendance. In 2017 the World Cross Country Championship was hosted in Kampala that had thousands of athletes from across the world participating. In the same year the ICC Division 3 World Cricket League event was hosted – showcasing the city’s extensive event and leisure capabilities.

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) with Queen Elizabeth II was held in Uganda
The Queen of England was hosted in Uganda during CHOGM

Hotels and meeting venues in Kampala

Things To Do While in Kampala


Kampala offers plenty of great shopping opportunities with local, modern and western style shopping complexes.
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City walks

Experience Kampala City on foot! Kampala Walking Tours brings the city to life in the most authentic ways. Enjoy the City’s hundreds of amenities while on foot
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Art & Exhibition

Kampala is home to hundreds of Art galleries. Art lets you delve into Uganda's rich & diverse culture
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Bars & Restaurants

Enjoy fine dining and bar experiences in a city that never Sleeps. There are over 100 Restaurants & bars in Kampala
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