Kampala is Uganda's national and commercial capital bordering Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake. Hills covered with red-tile villas and trees surround an urban centre of contemporary skyscrapers. In this downtown area, the Uganda Museum explores the country's tribal heritage through an extensive collection of artefacts. On nearby Mengo Hill is Lubiri Palace, the former seat of the Buganda Kingdom. 

Some other key info:

Elevation: 1,190 m
Land Area : 189 km²
Weather: 26°C, Wind S at 16 km/h, 72% Humidity
Time zone: GMT+3
Traffic flow: Keeps Left
Calling code: +256

Bars & Restaurants in Kampala

The city’s many restaurants serve traditional or contemporary African and international cuisine – a wide choice to suit every taste.


Uganda is home to the source of the world's longest river (river Nile), the world's remaining Mountain Gorillas, vast and diverse natural wildlife reserves; Blessed with tropical, all year round summer weather, a diverse cultural heritage of over 50 local tribes, snow capped mountains, natural water rafting spots, vibrant nightlife. A wealth of unexploited natural resources and a young educated population. You can check out the Uganda Tourism website for details http://www.utb.go.ug 


There will be a standby medical team at the Speke Resort Munyonyo to assist IFSW Africa Region Conference 2019 delegates requiring their services. The Help Desk at the facility will be happy to assist. Travelers should ensure they are up to date with vaccinations. The government of Uganda requires proof of yellow fever vaccination if travelling from a country with risk of yellow fever or a country with an active yellow fever outbreak. It is advisable not to drink tap water. Bottled water can be bought in all towns – make sure the seal is intact. Accepted International Health Insurances: