Uganda EquatorKayabwe, Masaka Road - Uganda
Did you know that the Equator line goes through 13 countries globally, 7 countries in Africa with Uganda Inclusive? Wait, that isn’t all, on 21st March and 23rd September [equinox days] the sun rises and sets directly above the Equator line in Uganda. Uganda has 3 Equator land markers and all are ready for your visit.
Located in Kayabwe along Kampala – Masaka – Mbarara road, the equator is one of the major landmarks in Uganda. Several people come from various parts of the World to visit this iconic spot.
Their main aim is to stand between the northern and southern hemisphere. It’s a great experience to be at different sides of the earth at the same time.
The equator is a great place to relax and have some cool drinks or coffee served by available restaurants and fast food outlets. Besides that, there are multiple craft shops and art galleries which vend different handmade products you can buy as souvenirs at affordable prices.
Most local operators use the equator as the first stopover for most safaris to Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable National park and other protected areas in the western part of Uganda.