1 Day Entebbe Tour

1 Day Entebbe Tour Wildlife and Bird Watching Uganda Safari

The 1 day Entebbe tour Wildlife and Bird Watching Uganda Safari, Tour is exceptional city tour crafted for you to explore the beautiful Entebbe town, which was once a capital city of Uganda. Entebbe City Tour is an ideal family day out package and the activities done can also be incorporated in a long Uganda safari.

1 day Entebbe city tour package involves  visit  Entebbe Botanical Gardens on the scenic shores of Lake Victoria, Uganda Reptile Village, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, Entebbe animal sanctuary (UWEC) and sunset cruise along Lake Victoria. Your trip begins and ends in Kampala/Entebbe. 

birding tours Uganda - Entebbe

All Entebbe places to visit  can be accessed by everyone hence being a better option when it comes to family families, school trips and still a better option for adventurers with limited time.

Highlights of your 1 day Entebbe Tour

Visit to Entebbe Botanical Gardens

Bird sighting


Wildlife watching at UWEC

Exciting sunset cruise on Lake Victoria

Exploring the Equator monument

Detailed itinerary of your 1 Day Entebbe Tour Wildlife and Bird Watching 

Wake up early to have breakfast and afterwards, together with your All Uganda safaris guide, begin your 1 hour drive from Kampala to Entebbe for your city expedition. First, you will pay a visit to Entebbe Botanical Gardens on the scenic shores of Lake Victoria.

This site was founded about 100 years back and your exploration involves sighting a diversity of birds and monkeys. Get to learn more about the different plant and tree species.

Uganda birding trip Entebbe

Your next visit will be Uganda’s Reptile Village to explore over 50 different reptile species and then connect to Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) where you will engage in the ‘behind the scenes tour and birding tours Uganda.

This comes with incredible sightings of different animals including among others giraffes, zebras, Uganda Kob, bush bucks, lions, leopards, crocodiles, water bucks, chimpanzees, birds including the elusive shoebill storks, crested cranes,Entebbe zoo and many more. Note, majority of the animals at UWEC were rescued from poachers or accidents.

In the afternoon/evening, sum up your 1 day Entebbe birding tour with a sunset cruise along Lake Victoria. This is a 1 and half hour’s exciting boat ride and comes with breathtaking views of scenic Lake Victoria, one of the world’s freshest and largest lakes.

Today, entebbe Uganda things to do, your boat trip will involve exploring the Equator monument on one of the stone islands on Lake Victoria. Afterwards, get back to meet your Uganda safari guide to drop off at your hotel or place of residence in Kampala/Entebbe.

The tour includes

Guide fees

Full-time English-speaking Uganda safari guide

4×4 safari van or Land cruiser for a road trip


All the listed activities except the optional ones

Bottled water on 1 day Entebbe tour

Relevant government taxes

The tour excludes

Tips for guides or other peoples

Personal insurance

Telephone bills


Shopping expenses

Alcoholic/beverages drinks

Optional activities

Hotel/lodge fees after your 1 day Entebbe trip

Recommended package list for 1 day Entebbe tour

Sun hat

Safari shoes

Sun screen

Safari clothes

Light rain jacket



Safari shoes

About Entebbe Town

Entebbe is a small town situated in Uganda on the northern shores of Lake Victoria, the second largest freshwater body in the world. Entebbe is the nearest town with a few minutes’ drive to Entebbe international Airport.

Entebbe means “chair” in the Luganda language, it was named Entebbe because it was the place in which the Buganda chief raised to adjudicate legal powers, and the seat remains a strong cultural attraction till today.

Entebbe international airport - entebbe tour

Entebbe has relatively cool and relaxed atmospheric weather conditions than the Kampala capital city of Uganda, with Entebbe city and also the suburb of Kitoro are blessed with markets, shops, hotels, bars, and park lots which make a wonderful place to stroll around and stay in.

The town is the official residence of the President of Uganda, including the oldest golf course in East Africa called Entebbe Golf Club, which was established in 1900.

Entebbe town is rich in biodiversity as it introduces you to primates, different bird species, cheeky monkeys, and the squirrels among others you will view on your 1 Day Entebbe Tour Uganda.

The town is the start of your Uganda safari as you will take a boat ride to Ngamba Island to see the orphaned chimpanzees, visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre started in 1952 for behind the scenes safari programs and studies, and visit the national Botanica.

Gardens opened in 1898 for the most interested birders, including fishing in the Lake Victoria basin, sunset cruise, cheese cruise, visit to the Reptile Village, among others

Gorilla- 1 day entebbe tour

Entebbe city comprises of many hotels, safari lodges, and guest houses for travelers on their 1 Day Entebbe Tour such as Boma Guest House, Karibu Guest House, Protea Hotel, Lake Victoria Hotel, African Roots Guesthouse, and Serena Lake Victoria including various Beaches such as Aero, Imperial Resort, Imperial Botanical, Nabinyoonya Resort Beach, Lido, sports like Golfing among others.

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