Entebbe is an incredibly scenic city in Central Uganda situated on the shore of Lake Victoria, which boasts an array of sandy beaches, fascinating wildlife species, high-end hotels, exquisite restaurants and sleek cafes. This East African city, once the capital of Uganda during British colonial rule has still maintained its distinct historic charm and grandeur. There is so much to explore here; you can visit One Love Beach to enjoy scenic coastal walks and beach volleyball, head to Munyonyo Beach for fishing and canoeing, stroll around authentic local markets to browse traditional items and discover various restaurants and bars serving up native cuisines and signature beverages. Brightsun Travel offers an excellent range of cheap air tickets to Entebbe from India which suit a variety of budgets and tastes.
Entebbe is home to various exotic wildlife spots which make for unforgettable experiences. Here you can visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre to spot the likes of over 400 wild animals, including southern white rhinos, leopards, lions and shoebill storks. Step inside the Entebbe Botanical Gardens, spread over 98 acres to spot black-and-white colobuses, hyenas and chimpanzees, as well as 115 bird species, including black-headed herons, marabou storks, African grey parrots and palm-nut vultures. Then there’s the Uganda Reptiles Village Zoo where you can get up close to some of the world's deadliest snakes, including puff adders, mambas, cobras and vipers. Finally, visit the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary to learn about and interact with 49 rescued chimpanzees.
Entebbe is located close by to several other fabulous destinations which offer options for fun day trips. The Ssese Islands are definitely worth visiting; this archipelago of 84 islands is located in Victoria Lake, the largest lake in Africa. You can take a ferry ride from Entebbe to visit these paradisiac islands and enjoy a range of activities, including camping, sailing, fishing, swimming, horseback riding and much more. Bugala Island is a prominent island of the Ssese Islands, allowing for a relaxing beach day. Here you can also step inside the historic Kihumuro Cave and explore its narrow passages, shafts and gaping mouths. Book cheap flights to Entebbe and look forward to the ultimate exotic getaway!