Entebbe and Kampala

DESCRIPTION

Kampala is the largest city and capital of Uganda. Entebbe is a large town located close to Kampala on Lake Victoria - this is where the international airport is found and most visitors will arrive. A night in the area is often necessitated and there are some good hotels to be found.

The main reason for visiting either city is when entering or leaving Uganda. People who do stay for longer generally stay on Lake Victoria out of town. Apart from the Lake, water sports and fishing, there are some excellent birding spots in the area and the River Nile is a short drive away.

ACCOMMODATION

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The Emin Pasha Hotel

The Emin Pasha Hotel is a boutique hotel in Kampala. Gracious and elegant, the hotel offers personal service and comfortable accommodation...

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Laico Lake Victoria Hotel

Spacious and elegant, this lovely hotel nestles in well-manicured, palm-studded Step over the threshold of Lake Victoria Hotel into an Oasis of tranquility in classic colonial style. Tropical gardens ...

ITINERARY IDEA

Day 1: Entebbe and Kampala

Meal Basis: Bed & Breakfast

The former seat of Uganda’s government, Entebbe just a short drive from the current capital and offers plenty to keep visitors amused. Tourists can while away days on the beaches along the banks of Lake Victoria, stroll around the fields and forests of the Botanical Gardens, or pay a visit to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a haven for country’s remaining chimps.

Day 2 - 4: Entebbe and Kampala

Meal Basis: Full Board plus Activities

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is where you have the best chance of spotting a mountain gorilla family going about their business. Once you have your permit you are led across the rugged terrain and though the awe inspiring jungle to where the gorillas were seen yesterday and then you track them down. Aside from the amazing gorilla interactions there are numerous forest walks and 346 species of birds to track down, many of which are amazingly coloured.

This itinerary is a guideline, Africa & Beyond tailor every trip to your individual specifications including all accommodation, flights, transfers & activities, please contact us to discuss your ideas.

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