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  • Entebbe airport is the principal international airport of Uganda and typically the starting point of your Uganda safari.

Entebbe is a major town in central Uganda located on the northern shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake.  Entebbe is home to Uganda’s State House as well as the official residence and office of the president.

 In local language, Entebbe means seat which refers to the fact that the region was once the place where a Baganda chief sat to preside over legal cases.  Entebbe became a British colonial administrative and commercial centre beginning in 1893.  From 1894 to 1962, the town served as the administrative capital of the British Uganda Protectorate. 

The town became known internationally in 1976 with Operation Entebbe, one of the most daring counter-terrorism operations in history which witnessed a hostage rescue situation after an Arab-German hijacking of an Air France flight.

Today the United Nations uses Entebbe as a base for their vehicles and equipment that are used in peace keeping missions in the central African region.  Entebbe serves as an ideal stopover destination on travelling to Uganda as the town is made up of Old Entebbe and the suburb of Kitoro which hosts a variety of markets, bars and restaurants.  There are options to take boat trips out on Lake Victoria where visitors can fish or travel to Ngambo Island to visit the chimpanzees found there.  Entebbe is considered quite safe and hosts a variety of beautiful colonial gardens and parks to explore.

 


 

Uganda Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to travelling to Uganda.

Learn about the history and culture of Uganda, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Uganda's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Uganda for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Uganda tours today!

 

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After your Africa tours, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours or Egypt tours en route from Uganda or perhaps a stopover in Dubai on one of our United Arab Emirates tours

 

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  • Best of Uganda

    Head on safari to Uganda to spend your days alongside gorillas and chimpanzees in majestic national parks. Get acquainted with Ugandan rhythms in Entebbe before heading to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to see mountain gorillas in one of their few remaining habitats and exploring the diverse bushlands, marshes, and savannahs of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,445
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Safaris
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  • Essential Uganda

    Explore Uganda with a unique safari experience that includes chimpanzees in Kibale Forest, game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park and of course, gorilla tracking in Bwindi.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,319
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Locally Escorted Tours, Safaris
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  • Gorilla Encounter Uganda: Stay of Distinction

    Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is the only camp located within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It is the perfect base for tracking as it offers luxury in the heart of the rainforest.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,615
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Stays of Distinction
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  • Gorilla Express

    Escape on a Ugandan safari to spot mountain gorillas in one of their last remaining natural habitats. Touch down in Entebbe to get acquainted with the country before heading to Bwindi National Park for encounters with mountain gorillas and Queen Elizabeth National Park to spot lions and hippos in the wild.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,343
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Safaris
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  • Gorillas Galore

    Trek into a shrinking African wilderness, home to the Mountain Gorilla.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,421
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Locally Escorted Tours, Safaris
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  • Mountain Gorilla Encounter Uganda

    African safari tours come in many forms, but few are as revealing or special as an encounter with Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas. Taken on its own or as an add-on to an African safari, it’s a life-changing experience.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,211
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Locally Escorted Tours, Safaris
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