Top Places for a Weekend Getaway in Entebbe
Popularly known as the home to Uganda’s international airport, Entebbe is one of the most impressive places in the country.
Therefore it is not surprising that tourists include it on their wish list for a holiday in Uganda. Do you need to spend a weekend on an outing in this area? Be sure to visit these spots below for exceptional moments.
Entebbe botanical gardens
This is a dream destination for birders. These gardens comprise forests, big trees, and shrubs which provide lush habitats to a myriad of bird species.
Besides that, you can visit the place to have leisurely walks or rest in the tree shades filled with fresh air.
Do you love Wildlife? This is the best place for you. It is located a few kilometers from Entebbe town and the airport.
An easy stop for those who can’t make it to several national parks and reserves in various corners of the country. It is home to most wild animals found in Uganda’s wilderness.
For shopping, dinner, ice cream, outing, forex, or financial services, Victoria mall is the number one answer. It is about 12 km from the notable Entebbe airport.
For those who are addicted to beach hopping make sure not to leave Entebbe without hitting one of its sandy beaches. It has many of them like Lido, Spenar beach, Aero, White sands beach to mention but a few.
Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary
If you prefer primates to birds and beaches, Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary should be your first start.
This protected area is amongst the places that occupy a cluster of Islands on Lake Victoria. Travelers get there by boat and engage in different activities such as chimpanzee feeding, care-giving, and more.