Kampala - Kololo- one of the prestigious places in Uganda!

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Kololo- one of the prestigious places in Uganda!

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Kololo, Kampala , Kampala, Uganda
60 mins

About the tour

Kololo is an upscale residential and commercial neighborhood on the hill and is close to Kampala capital city center. Kololo got its name from the 19th century from Acholi Chief Awich, from Northern Uganda who resisted British rule and was arrested and brought to Kampala. He was then incarcerated on top of Kololo Hill, where it is alleged that he cried out in Luo, “An atye kany kololo”, which means “I am here alone.” Awich was lamenting over the fact that he had been left alone in the wilderness, miles away from home. His captors and the Baganda started calling the location and the hill "Kololo", resulting in its name today! Join us as we take a walk through the green vegetation of the area and as we look at different developments in the area from way back in 1950's including over a dozen embassies (i.e. Algeria, Egypt, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Russia, North Korea, DRC, China & others), ambassadors' residences, hotels, banks, hospitals and entertainment places like bars as well as fancy apartments and homes. We will also get sight of the Kololo Airstrip where the Elected President Y.K.T. Museveni and some members of Parliament of the 11th Parliament were sworn in. You just can't miss a single day of this tour! Don't forget, Noah will guide us in International Sign Language and Rosemary in English. See you there.

Meet Infinity Ideas Network

Infinity Ideas Network

At Infinity Ideas Network, we envision to create and make available equal job opportunities for Deaf and Disabled young people for their sustainable social and economic standards of living. WHY DEAF? In Uganda, they are among the most stigmatized people who often live in isolation and are excluded with from their communities, from the education system, healthcare and other vital services. Most times they are hidden away by their families as they consider this as a bad omen. If you would like to contact us then please feel free to send an email to infinityideasnetwork@gmail.com.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Kampala with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Kampala. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Glenyce G.

31 July 2021

Rosemary is a delight and the tour was interesting...just a shame the technology was poor

Christina W.

24 July 2021

Thank you for a great tour!

Joy J.

24 July 2021

This was an interesting and enjoyable tour. I love Rosemary's warmth and laughter! I would have enjoyed also hearing a bit about the history and background of the neighborhood that was mentioned in the tour description.

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