Visit to Entebbe Zoo and boat cruise on lake Victoria
The 1 day Entebbe City tour is an interesting experience leading tourists to the Colonial and first Capital City of Uganda sitting on the serene shores of Lake Victoria, the source of the Nile River, largest Lake in Africa by area and the World’s largest Tropical Lake.
Entebbe Town on the shores of Lake Victoria is one of the most endowed Cities in Uganda with interesting attractions to be explored by tourists upon arriving the country or before leaving the country. It’s in Entebbe that you will find at least 90% of the beaches, the Uganda Wildlife Education Center, the National Botanical gardens, the Uganda Reptile Village and the lush Golf course among others.
For this 1 Day Entebbe City Tour, you will be visiting the Entebbe Botanical Gardens, the Uganda Wildlife Education Center then finalize the tour with a sunset cruise on the calm Lake Victoria.
Highlights of the 1 day Entebbe City Tour
• Transport by a customized 4WD vehicle.
• Bottled water.
• Tour of the Entebbe Botanical gardens.
• Tour of Uganda Wildlife Education Center.
• Sunset boat cruise.
Detailed itinerary of the 1 day Entebbe City tour
Depending on where you are-Kampala or Entebbe, you will have breakfast and be picked by our driver/guide to start your journey to the remarkable Entebbe Botanical Gardens found on the northern shores of Lake Victoria and established in 1898. You will enjoy the serenity and be introduced to a wide range of flora, flowers and bird species. The site guide will take you through some of the common bird species you are likely to encounter such as the swamp flycatcher, black-headed weavers, African open-billed storks, Orange weavers, pied kingfishers, Giant Kingfishers, Hammerkop, yellow-billed ducks, yellow-backed weavers, long-tailed cormorants, black-headed herons, grey-headed gull, and many others.
Have lunch at Thai Garden, one of the best restaurants in Entebbe and continue to Uganda Wildlife Education Center (former Entebbe Zoo) for a chance to see most of Uganda’s wildlife, birds and plant species as they exist in their natural ecosystems in the wild. Some of the animals to expect are Giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, waterbucks, bushbucks, elands, zebras, Uganda kobs, impalas and chimpanzees as well as bird species such as the shoebill stork, parrots, grey crowned cranes and peacocks among others. While at UWEC, you will also enjoy outstanding experiences such as the “behind the scenes” tour where you directly interact with the animals and even feed them especially giraffes. After your exhilarating tour of Uganda Wildlife Education Center, you will proceed for a sunset cruise on Lake Victoria.
The Sunset cruise starts at 5:00 pm where you will leave the shores for a boat ride lasting one and a half hours. Enjoy the sun setting as well as the serenity of the lake which you will capture on your camera. Be driven to your place of residence in Kampala, Entebbe or to the Airport for your return flight (if the flight is from 21:00hours onwards).
End of your 1 day Entebbe City Tour