May 27, 2024

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The Entebbe Botanical Gardens

The Entebbe botanical gardens is one of the extremely fascinating places to explore on Uganda safari. it is a calm place, so lovely where you encounter with the freshest natural that is found all over the its entire green Environment. Entebbe Botanical gardens is a perfect ideal place for a break after the unforgettable experience in the Uganda national park wilderness.

The Entebbe Botanical gardens is a wonderful place that was established in the year 1898 and it is located adjacent to the northern shores of lake Victoria which is the largest lake in Africa. The gardens occupies an area of about 2 kilometers on the edges of the lake. each and every that the botanical garden is aging, it offers a unique beautiful and breath taking experience. When you visit the gardens, you get lost in the glimpse amazing sight of natural beauty found at that this place.

The gardens are home to unusual plant species of the sub-tropical, tropical and the temperate climates. Here you encounter with a diversity of flowers and plants that have been regenerating over years. The places harbors Impressive numbers of monkeys like the black and white colobus monkeys, butterflies as well big numbers of birdlife which make the place one of the great birding paradise.

Due to the strategic location of Entebbe botanical gardens, it can be visited when you’re in Entebbe or Kampala. It is a perfect place for picnic safaris and all it offers so immersion into the natural atmosphere plus the sights and sounds callings of the amazing birds.

In the year 1998 when the Entebbe Botanical gardens were rehabilitated, there was an approximate of 309 bird species, 199 plant species that are indigenous to Uganda and 110 exotic species. Most of the indigenous plants here are known for medical values to the local people . some of the bird species can be spotted in the gardens include; Vereaux’s Eagle, African grey parrot, red-chested sunbird, Slender-billed and northern brown throated weavers, Long-tailed Cormorants, Yellow billed duck, Pied Kingfisher, Palm nut vulture, Orange weavers among others.

Activities that are done at Entebbe Botanical gardens include; education services, bird watching experience, Awareness, relaxation and picnics, scientific Research among others. The gardens has a gift shop where you can purchase some original and beautiful ornamentals like canon ball tree, Mediterranean Cypress, Hoerscassia, cedars, Indian Lilac among others. and as you enjoy a guided nature walk around this garden, you get a chance to meet with the medicinal plants that are over 100 species.

When you book with Mumwe Safaris your Uganda safari to any of the wilderness park, we can customize your safari with a visit to the Entebbe Botanical gardens that act leisure break after a wonderful experience in the park jungle.  Don’t forget to carry your picnic lunch box as you head out to this lovely place for a half day adventure before you proceed to Entebbe International airport to catch up with your scheduled flight back home or to the next safari destination.

How to get to Entebbe Botanical gardens

The Entebbe botanical gardens are situated about 5 minutes’ drive from the Entebbe International airport close to the state house. From Kampala on road, the gardens are located about 34 kilometers from the Kampala capital city of Uganda.

When you book your excursion tour to Entebbe botanical gardens, the trip allows you to explore other exciting places like Uganda Wildlife Education Centre that gives you an impressive taste about the East Africa Wildlife animals that you encounter in the various national parks of Uganda and gives you an opportunity to enjoy other activities like birding, guided nature walks among others.

 Whether sole, family, group travelers or wedding car hire, we can as well arrange a self drive safari or a chauffeur driven tour to the Entebbe Botanical gardens for awesome adventure in the pearl of Africa. To book with us, contact us by sending an inquiry to our professional reservation team here at  info@ugandacarrentalservices

.com or call us on +256-700135510 or Tel +256-414699459 and we get back to you as soon as we can.

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