Entebbe has plenty to offer visitors. One of its most impressive attractions is the Botanical Gardens, a must-see for bird lovers. Take a tour with a guide and have them explain all of the different plants and birds to you in detail. Entebbe's zoo can also provide you with a great opportunity to see some wildlife saved from captivity. Animals include lions, hyenas and crocodiles. The animals can roam around in the large zoo giving it more of a natural wildlife feel. You should try and get to the zoo early before the animals hide in the shade from the daytime heat.
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Things to do in Entebbe
The fascinating city of Entebbe offers tourists a great opportunity to see and experience a whole host of traditional African delights including safaris in the surrounding areas and various tours exploring the region. Boat trips on Lake Victoria are a must. Here you can travel to Ngamba Island where you will see chimpanzees. For those looking to get a bit more involved you can also take a fishing trip on the lake.
When in Entebbe you should:
Stroll around the beautiful Botanic Gardens and listen to the birds singing in the trees
Get up early to watch the animals in the city zoo
Try and catch a fish or two on Lake Victoria
Take an adventurous trip with the Wild Frontiers Tour Company
Buy some fresh fruit at one of the local markets
Dine at Faze 3, a restaurant with views overlooking the picturesque lake
Drink an espresso or cappuccino at Café Bavaria
Entebbe International Airport is Uganda's international airport and is served by many international airlines from around the world. Numerous flights arrive and depart to and from the airport on a daily basis. Continue reading if you want to know how to get to the city centre from the airport and which are the main airlines flying to Entebbe.
Entebbe International Airport is located close to the town of Entebbe, about 41km southwest of the central business district of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and its largest city.
Buses connect Kampala to Entebbe, including the airport, very regularly and prices are very cheap. It is also possible to reach the surrounding areas of the city via different modes of transport, such as by taxi and shuttle bus, though it is best to book this in advance through your hotel.