Entebbe Botanical Gardens is located at Entebbe, Uganda, East African Region. Entebbe Botanical Gardens endeavors to promote the knowledge and appreciation of plants for scientific research, education, awareness and recreation purposes.
Entebbe Botanical Gardens, the oldest national Botanic Garden in Uganda is strategically located at the ‘entrance’ into this country, that is the Entebbe International Airport. Three minutes drive form the airport and you are already in a welcome environment that will take away all your jet lag and initiate you into Uganda’s well known hospitality.
On your way back, the extra time before you catch your flight can best be spent in the gardens and you can be sure of carrying with you that everlasting impression which you will share with your pals back home.
Entebbe Botanical garden is just 34 km away from Kampala, the Botanic Garden is the place for the city dweller where you can spend your weekend away from the routine noises and hectic daily chores of the city.
At the end of the day, you will be feeling better than your anticipation in additional to learning about how you can make the living environment better for yourself and the generation to come.
What makes Entebbe Botanical Gardens so pleasantly special?
- Entebbe Botanic Gardens has a total land area of 40 hectares.
- 1.5 km along lake Victoria shore line; all of which present a breathtaking scenery.
- A walk along the beach into the haunting forest.
- A rock garden in the Entebbe Botanical Gardens.
- A medicinal garden which sustains a big proportion of the Uganda rural peasant.
- The Gardens have a collection of 389 species of higher plants.
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In addition to offered leisure, the garden also offers opportunities to learn to care for the environment, taking care and conserving useful plants and real life experiences for students of tourism. By this time all you need is a cool shade and cool refreshment both of which are never in short supply.