1 day Epic Entebbe zoo & Botanical Gardens ( Entebbe Zoo )

A day tour to Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) formerly known as Entebbe Zoo was established in 1952 by the colonial government for which the main purpose was to protect the wild animals that were found as casualties. It is one of the most prominent conservation education institutions in Africa that’s carrying out mandates of educating Ugandans about the importance of conserving the country’s biodiversity.

It plays a role of Rescuing and rehabilitating injured, orphaned and confiscated wildlife. It breeds endangered wildlife species in captivity and later takes them back in the wild so as to prevent the extinction of their kind.

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Uganda Wildlife Education Center ( Entebbe Zoo )

Highlights for 1 day Entebbe zoo and Botanical Gardens

  • Bird watching at Botanical Gardens
  • Visiting Entebbe Zoo
  • Guided Wildlife Viewing
  • Feeding Wildlife Animals
  • Travel in a Customized 4WD safari Vehicle
  • Delicious Meals
  • Airport transfers

Detailed Itinerary for 1 day Entebbe zoo and Botanical Gardens

Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) is located within Entebbe 1h 9min (39.5 km) from Kampala City . It has a variety of wildlife animals such as Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Leopard, Impala, Giraffes, Eland, Olive Baboons, Otter, warthog and Birds like Peacock, Shoebill Stork, Grey crowned crane, Parrots to mention but a few. Within Zoo there are Gardens used to grow the indigenous plants that are used for healing disease in humans as this is a supplement on the knowledge to overcome sickness and value the plants in their natural form

Other activities on Entebbe Botanical Gardens

This is also a perfect place for Birders and Nature lovers, as different plants are found. You will get knowledge on how to overcome disease using local herbs. A one stop site for birding in Uganda, this include: Pink‐backed Pelican, Yellow-billed Stork, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Yellow White‐eye, Purple‐banded Sun bird, Malachite Kingfisher, African Jacana, Lesser Jacana, Yellow‐billed Duck, Glossy Ibis, African Open‐billed Stork, Blue‐cheeked Bee‐eater to mention but a few.

What to bring for 1 day Entebbe zoo & Botanical Gardens

  • Warm and light clothes as the swamp bay gets pretty cold
  • Camera for filming and photography
  • Insect repellant

Package for Entebbe Zoo ( UWEC ) includes:

  • Airport transfer pickup and drop off
  • Visit Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC)
  • Private Safari Vehicle
  • Driver allowance
  • English Speaking Guide / Driver
  • All activities mentioned
  • Entrance fees at Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC)
  • Pure Bottle drinking water

Package for 1 day Entebbe Zoo (UWEC) excludes:

The expenses of personal nature like

  • Airfare
  • Ugandan Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Gratitude to the local porter
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
  • Any other item not mentioned above

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