Visit Entebbe where UWEC (Uganda Wildlife Educational Centre, the former zoo) and the botanical gardens are found. This day trip to Entebbe lets you go behind the scenes at UWEC to see the animals of Uganda close up! We then have lunch by the shores of Lake Victoria before enjoying the beautiful botanical gardens.
This Entebbe uwec & botanical gardens day trip INCLUDES:
Day by day itinerary for our UWEC & Botanical gardens day trip:
DAY 1: UWEC AND BOTANICAL GARDENS IN ENTEBBE
We leave Kampala in the early morning with your guide picking you at your hotel (also possible to start from Entebbe). Head straight for the behind the scenes experience at UWEC (Uganda Wildlife Educational Centre, the former zoo). Here you come along for feeding of the animals and learn more about them. It is an exciting experience to come so close and you can get funny photo opportunities. We then head for lunch by the shores of Lake Victoria, take the chance to try some local fish if you haven’t already. After lunch it is time for a walk around the beautiful botanical gardens. Here you find nice environment and interesting fauna at the shores of Lake Victoria. It is after this time to return to Kampala as we finish our journey.
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Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way.
Excluded: International flights, visas, drinks, tips and personal expenses.
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Let us show you the bustling city of Kampala. We start from your hotel in the morning and use public transport to get around (option for car if you prefer). Letting you get a true taste of the city of Kampala!
The prehistoric looking shoebill is a bird that interests many visitors (even the ones that are not that into birds). During this day trip we head to Mabamba swamp to hopefully see this strange looking bird.
Take a short safari to Lake Mburo National Park to experience wildlife, scenery and recharge energy in the peaceful park. This is one of the two parks in Uganda where the beautiful zebra can be seen and on the way back to Kampala you have the chance to see the great shoebill stork with its prehistoric look.
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