Kabalega Foundation working together with Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom, local communities, and Billbrain Institute of Technology, private-sector aims to uplift and promote cultural Tourism within the kingdom.

The foundation is in the process of documenting, geo-mapping, and profiling each of these sites onto a dedicated tourism resource link; https://visitbunyoro.com/

With numerous touristic and rich historical resources to showcase to the world, below are some of the cultural sites being profiled, among other domestic tourism resources;

The Rich Culture of Bunyoro


In history, Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom boasts of its rich cultural endowments in form of tradition, music, dance, drama, and folklore. Prof. Mbabi Katana, a renowned professor of music in Africa once rightly said, “There is no history of Uganda without the history of Bunyoro”. KF will thus act as a reservoir of knowledge, and valuable cultural assets in order to promote the Bunyoro Cultural Heritage.

In addition to it’s rich history, traditions and culture, Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom boasts of numerous tourist attractions, among others:
  • Kabalega National Park (Murchison Falls National Park )
  • Kabwoya Wild Life Conservation Game Reserve
  • Budongo Forest
  • The Royal Mile
  • Bugoma Forest
  • The Great Rift Valley Escarpment
  • Lake Mwitanzige (Lake Albert)
  • Kibiro Hot Springs
  • Kibiro Traditional Salt Mines
  • Baligota Isansa (Point of meeting between Omukama Kabalega and Sir Samuel Baker)
  • Karuziika Royal Palace
  • Kihande Royal Palace
  • Mparo Royal Tombs (The burial site of Omukama Kabalega)
  • Kinogozi Royal Tombs
  • Kabalega – Katasiha Royal Fort & Caves
  • Semwema Cultural rock
  • Musaija – Mukuru memorial War Zone Hill
  • Ebigere bya Wamara magical footprints
  • Gamugole site (Where legend has t a Bride and bride groom who turned into stones)
  • Nyanyama Island
  • Cultural Hills Magoma ga Mukanga, Musaija Mukuru Wairanga, Kamahenu, Kaduku, Ngobye and corresponding cultural hills – Karandaranda,Isebitwe, Isolero Rwababito, Magita, Ruhunga Rw’Okwiri and Corresponding Cultural hills-Kasongoire and Nyabiguhyo, etc
  • Omukicaica where Kabalega passed while heading to Bugangaizi (legend has it that at this point), also called Orukanga rwa Akaraca
  • The Kitonya “Kabalega Battle Grounds”. The war that helped Omukama Kabalega ascend to the throne
  • The Oil wells scattered across Bunyoro Sub-region 
  • Kabalega Hydro Power dam
  • Rivers Wambabya, Kafo kababembe, Nguse, Muzizi, Karuma, etc
  • Omukama Kitehimbwa burial grounds – Kakumiro
  • Omukama Kabalega Fresh wells, Kachungiro
  • Buhimba liberation Heroes site
  • Nyabyeya Polish Burial grounds
  • Kinyara Sugar Works – Factory and Plantations
  • Bugambe Tea Estates
  • Bwendero Factory
  • Among others.