Kampala started with 7 hills, now has many as 20 hills, has a lot of historical and charming places like the Kasubi tombs, the burial locations of the Buganda kings, Mengo Palace one of the oldest African palaces, Namugongo Shrines which honors Christians that were burnt alive in 1886 on order of Kabaka of Bunganda, the Uganda museum featuring show the Uganda cultural heritage, a glowing reminder of the fabled past, the National theater which opened in 1959.
Mulago Hospital which was the top and biggest in East Africa, Rubaga Cathedral, Namirembe Cathedral, Old Kampala Mosque, Kibuli mosque all make up Kampala as great city.
The city has been spreading greatly, attracting visitors and also famous for the last general wealth meeting which took place in 2007. Shopping malls and new hotels have been set up such Kasumba Square Hall at the side of Kampala Northern bypass and About Busega Round, Garden City at Yusuf Lule Rd in Nakasero, and many in the business area.
The affordable way to get from Nairobi to Kampala is by bus. Fare from Nairobi to Kampala by bus costs $12 - $35 and takes 11h 25m.
Yes, there is a direct buses from Nairobi to Kampala and arriving at Kampala. Services depart every 4 hours, and run every day. The journey takes about 11h 25m.
The travel distance of Kampala and Nairobi is 503 km.
Nairobi to Kampala bus services, run by Mash, depart from Nairobi station.
The excellent way to get from Nairobi to Kampala is to fly which takes 1h 50m and costs $150 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, Nairobi to Kampala bus fare $12 - $35 and takes 11h 25m.