1 Day Birding Excursion in Entebbe
1 Day Birding Excursion in Entebbe : This 1 Day Birding Excursion in Entebbe can start and end in Entebbe for those staying within Entebbe City. However, the trip can also start and end in Kampala with transfers to and from Entebbe in case you are staying in Kampala City.
You will start with a short tour of Entebbe City which is intended to expose you to the hidden treasures and gems of this former historical and colonial Ugandan city. During this tour, visitors are taken through walking, bike and boat tours to the different tourist attraction centers to create a magical and exciting weekend in this wonderful peninsular.
Entebbe City in Uganda has evolved into a popular opulent town, home to the main international airport, birding sanctuaries, luxurious hotels and budget lodges, UWEC which also referred to as the zoo, Nkumba University that evolved from Nursery to University since the 1950s, and Mabamba Ramsar Swamp which is one of the few places where birding enthusiasts can sight the rare Shoebill Bird.
Other great tourism sites within Entebbe include white sand beaches, Lake Side forests, Reptile Village center, and Marine Equator crossing line, Chimpanzee sanctuary at Ngamba Island, Lutembe Migratory Birding Ramsar Site and amazing Sun Set view sceneries, accompanied by cool breeze from Lake Victoria. Entebbe City in Uganda is also home of the oldest golf course in East Africa called Entebbe Golf Club, which was established in 1900.
Detailed Itinerary 1 Day Birding Excursion in Entebbe-Uganda.
Day 1: Entebbe photographic trips, nature walks, bike and boat, fishing, sun set cruises
Pickup from your designated pickup station either in Entebbe or Kampala. Take a tour of Entebbe’s old town with a photographic moment on a number of Historical Buildings and Monuments like the World War II Gun near State House, Aldina Visram’s first residential home (now Golf Club offices) then trek down to St Johns Church (oldest church in Entebbe), Entebbe Golf Course (the oldest in East Africa), we then trek to Entebbe Botanical Garden’s a habitant for Colobus monkey’s and variety of Bird species. At the gardens you will be engaged in nature walks, forest birding, exotic fauna views and marine birding.
Take a Nature walk along the bespoke white sand beach as you proceed to Uganda Wildlife Center (UWEC) for game photographic treks in the ZOO. You shall witness most of the animals and bird species represented in Uganda gazetted in a semi natural habitation. Popular species include; Crocodiles, Lions, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Hippos, Rhinos, Snakes, rare Shoebill Bird, variety of native bird species and numerous primates (Chimpanzee and Monkeys). The tour shall then proceed to Ngamba Island through arranged boat ride to Chimpanzee habituation site and conservation work by Chimpanzee Trust under the auspices of Jane Goodall Institute at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee sanctuary. The first day of the 1 Day Birding Excursion in Entebbe shall conclude with swimming at any of the beaches within Entebbe.
Later in the evening, your trip can opt to conclude your trip with an Entebbe urban night life and dance your way to both local music and international tunes at Street wise Club, the Terrace Bar or Knight Riders Discotheque. Drop off will be at your designated station either in Entebbe or Kampala. End of Tour