Apart from wildlife parks, and major towns in Uganda, there are other attractions that are worth a visit. These include Lakes, rivers, mountains, swamps, Sanctuaries, islands and much more.
Famous for the Shoebill bird. Other common birds found include; African jacana, Blue breasted bee-eater, Long tailed cormorant, Papyrus gonolek, Hammerkop, Grey headed kingfisher, Northern brown throated weaver bird and many others.
Birding, Photopgraphy, Swamp Walks
Boat tour across Lake Victoria or by road (1 hours drive) – located 40km away
SOURCE OF THE NILE
The source of the Nile has become a thrilling adventurous and wonderful place due to the many adventure activities on the Nile found in Jinja the “Adventure capital of East Africa” For the Enthusiasts and adventurous, Jinja is the right place!
Horse riding, Bunjee Jumping, Quad biking, Whitewater rafting, Kayaking, Sunset cruise,
By road, a few kilometers away from Kampala – 2 hours drive.
BIGODI WETLAND SANCTUARY
The birder’s paradise & home to the great Blue Turaco. Other birds found here include; Papyrus Gonoleks, Hornbills, Waxbills, Weavers, Cuckoos, Kingfishers and the Flycatchers
Guided swamp Walks, Bird watching.
By road, via Fort portal Kibale – close to the national park.
NGAMBA ISLAND CHIMP SANCTUARY
Home to over 48 orphaned chimps & part of the Koome group of islands. Excellent place to enjoy chimpanzee habituation.
Day trips, Chimpanzee habituation, Long stay visitor programs
Via Lake Victoria on a speed boat which departs daily from Entebbe Zoo.
SSESE ISLANDS – LAKE VICTORIA
An Archipelago of 84 islands found on the north-western part of Lake Victoria – The Ssese islands are a perfect place for your honeymoon
Fishing, Boat rides, Bird watching, Nature walks
The Islands can be accessed most easily by ferry from Entebbe and near Masaka
EXPLOSION CRATERS – WESTERN UGANDA
Dozens of beautiful explosion craters in western Uganda formed due to volcanic activity many years ago. Found in fort portal, Kibale, Ndali, Bunyaruguru and Katwe areas.
Hiking, Bird-watching, sight seeing, Nature trails.
Via fort portal, Kasese route or via Mbarara Kasese route towards Queen Elizabeth park.