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Uganda Safaris greatest attraction and one of the most compelling natural experiences to be had anywhere on earth is undoubtedly gorilla trekking. But Uganda, fondly called “The pearl of Africa” has so much more than just game drives and gorilla trekking. 

Gazelle Safaris Africa has customized various Uganda Day Trips to give you the most complete and unforgettable memories of life. 

Spot Shoebill Stork At Mabamba Wetland

The Mabamba wetland accessed by a canoe ride is located on North West of the Entebbe Peninsular, along the edge of Lake Victoria.

This is an absolute paradise for bird lovers. It is a sanctuary for over 260 bird species to including the rare and elusive Shoebill Stork, Shoebill stork, Pallid harrier, and many more.

Take a Trip to Kigungu Historical Site

Visit the landing point of Catholic missionaries to Uganda.

Stroll down this Catholic Church built in the memory of the missionaries.

Namugongo Martyrs Pilgrimage Grounds

This is the main point where most of the 22 Ugandans were martyred between 1885 & 1887 on orders of Kabaka(king) Mwanga II.

This Uganda destination is the largest Christian pilgrimage destination in Africa. Here you’ll find the Uganda Martyrs Shrine (Basilica).

Discover The Hidden Gems Of Kampala

Visit the top historical sites including the Pan African Freedom Square, Kabaka (king’s) palace, and the Nantawetwa monument.

Trip to the Uganda National Cultural Center.

Buy authentic souvenirs from the famous Nakasero market.

Take a peaceful evening stroll down the Nakivubo Channel.

Take a Hike through Ziika Forest

Basically, Ziika is a tropical forest along Kampala-Entebbe road covering an area of about 62 acres next to the swamps of Waiya Bay, an inlet of Lake Victoria.

This forest is a combination of several ecosystems with a rich biodiversity of birds, moths, and different plant species. But the main attraction is black and white Colobus Monkeys.

Former Us President Jimmy Carter has been here for a bird-watching trip as well.

Visit Uganda Reptile Village/ Snake Park

This Uganda Destination is a community-Based Organization established in 2003 to teach the community the importance of reptiles to the ecosystem and to encourage their conservation.

Currently, it has over 50 reptiles including Black mamba, Jameson’s mamba, Rock Pythons, Vipers, many more.

Top Uganda Day Trip Itinerary of Gazelle Safaris Africa

The Entebbe Eco Tour

  • Uganda Reptile Village
  • Discover Zika Ecotourism Forest
  • Kigungu historical site
  • Sightings of the Shoebill at Mabamba wetland
  • Learn about Uganda’s wildlife diversity & conservation
  • Visit the oldest National Botanical Gardens

Kampala Full Day Tour

  • The World war monument
  • Christ the King Church
  • The Uganda National Cultural Center
  • Nakivubo Channel stroll.
  • The Pan African Freedom Square

The Entebbe Eco Half Day Tour

  • Kigungu historical site
  • Sightings of the Shoebill at Mabamba wetland
  • Learn about Uganda’s wildlife diversity & conservation
  • Visit the oldest National Botanical Gardens

Hopefully, now you’ve got a basic idea about the top day trips during Uganda Safari Holidays. To experience the best of Uganda Safari Tours, visit Gazelle Safaris Africa today. Our Uganda Travel Guide will help you plan your tailor-made itinerary.

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Uganda Day Trips Itineraries

Entebbe Eco Tour

1 Day Entebbe Tour

Ziika Forest | Mabamba Wetland |Reptile Village

Uganda Day Trips

1 Day From $215
Entebbe Eco Tour

Half-day Entebbe Tour

Mabamba Wetland | Kigungu | Botanical Gardens

Uganda Day Trips

Half Day $ 115

Kampala City

Kampala City

Uganda Day Trips

Full Day Tours $ 155

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Frequently Asked Questions

Although Uganda has a long turbulent history of wars and massaccour, those are days of the past. Now it is one of the safest countries to visit. Moreover, the Ugandan people are very warm, welcoming and hospitable. One visit and your heart will forever belong to Uganda.

The dry seasons of June to August and December to January are the best time to travel to Uganda. As the conditions are most ideal for gorilla and chimps tracking.

The Uganda Safari Cost depends on several factors however the average cost of Uganda safari can come up to 700$ along with 900$ for accommodations per head.

Nicknamed as the “ Pearl of Africa '' Uganda is a very beautiful country with awesome landscapes, the array of wildlife, rainforests and several mesmerizing lakes and rivers.

With an array of wildlife and housing some of the rarest and endangered species, Uganda is home to no less than 10 National parks and 12 National Reserves.

Uganda Safaris offer various tourist accommodations in the form of safari camps and campsites in all the popular Uganda National Parks along with hotels to hostels suiting every budget.

For gorilla trekking, you’ve to hike through difficult terrain, water bodies, thick vegetation, hills and valleys. The activity can possess some initial challenges but in the end, it’ll be rewarding.

Rwanda is a much smaller country in comparison to Uganda. But Rwanda has more than twice the number of habituated mountain gorilla groups than Uganda. Also, the permits are more easily available. As Gorilla is the main attraction, so both countries will be better to see Gorillas.

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