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Uganda Day Trips

Embark on a journey of discovery with our Day Trips in Uganda – a collection of enchanting experiences designed for those who crave a taste of adventure without the commitment of a lengthy tour. Explore the best of Uganda’s cities like Kampala, Entebbe and Jinja for a full day or half a day, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of culture and natural beauty that this incredible destination has to offer.

Sights to Behold:

Gaddafi Mosque

If you seek insight into Islam and Art, then a tour of the Uganda National Mosque formerly known as the Gaddafi National Mosque. It is located on Old Kampala Hill and is the biggest mosque in the East African region.

National Botanical Gardens

Over 100 years old, the Botanical Gardens located in Entebbe are more enchanting than ever. You can pack a picnic lunch and savor the beauty of Lake Victoria amidst playful monkeys and butterflies.

Spot the Shoebill Stork At Mabamba Swamp

The Mabamba swamp, home to the shoebill stork can be accessed by. It is located on the North West of the Entebbe Peninsular, along the edge of Lake Victoria.

An absolute paradise for bird lovers, it is a sanctuary for over 260 bird species including the rare and elusive Shoebill Stork, Black egret, Pallid harrier, and many more.

Tour the Equator

Take a tour to the famous point where the equator crosses through Uganda. On your way you’ll visit the Buganda Coronation site where you get the full cultural experience of Buganda’s traditions.

Uganda Reptile Village

Get a taste of adventure with a trip to the Uganda Reptile Village, a community-based organization established in 2002 to teach the community about the importance of reptiles to the ecosystem and to encourage their conservation.

Currently, it has over 50 reptiles that have been rescued and these include chameleons, snakes like Black mamba, Jameson’s mamba, Rock Pythons, Vipers, and many more.

Cultural Marvels at the Kabaka’s Palace

Immerse yourself in Uganda's diverse cultural heritage with a tour of the Kabaka’s Palace (King’s Palace) and enjoy the tales of Buganda’s rich history. The Palace is also a site for an old torture chamber where people were killed under the Idi Amin government.

The Namugongo Martyrs Shrine

Embark on a spiritual journey with a visit to the Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine in Namugongo — a sacred site honoring the courage and sacrifice of the Uganda martyrs. They were killed between 1885 and 1887 on the orders of King Mwanga.

Our Top Uganda Day Trip Itineraries

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

Why Choose Our Day Trips

Convenience - Perfect for those with tight schedules, our day trips offer a quick and convenient way to experience the best of Uganda.

Expertly Curated - Our itineraries are carefully crafted to ensure you get the most out of your short adventure, providing a well-rounded experience in just a few hours.

Local Insights - Benefit from the knowledge of tour guides who will unveil the hidden gems and stories behind each destination.

Book Your Day Trip Today

Ready for a whirlwind adventure? Take your pick from our enticing Day Tours below and let Uganda's beauty unfold before you. Whether you seek a taste of Uganda’s culture, an adventure in the urban streets and markets or a serene retreat, our day trips have something

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Uganda Day Trips Itineraries

Entebbe Eco Full Day Tour

Entebbe

Uganda Day Trips

1 Day $172

Kampala City Full Day Tour

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1 Day $162

Full Day Jinja Adventure Tour

Sezibwa falls | skyway zip line | Nile Cruise | Bujagali falls | Industrial Area | Roadside snacking

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1 Day From 265

Kampala City Half Day Tour

Kampala City

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1/2 Day $132
Entebbe Day Tour

1 Day Entebbe Tour

Ziika Forest | Mabamba Wetland |Reptile Village

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1 Day From $190

Half Day Kampala City Tour

Central Bank of Uganda | Uganda National Cultural Center | Nakasero market | Nantawetwa monument

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Half Day From $145

Mabamba Shoebill Half Day Tour

Mabamba Shoebill

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1/2 Day $136
Half-day Entebbe Tour

Half-day Entebbe Tour

Mabamba Wetland | Kigungu | Botanical Gardens

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Half Day $ 115

Half Day Mabamba Shoebill Tour

Reptile Village | National Botanical Gardens | Mabamba Swamp

Uganda Day Trips

Half Day From $ 135
Kampala City

Kampala Full Day Tour

Kampala City

Uganda Day Trips

Full Day Tours $170

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All our holidays are uniquely designed for each of our clients. That’s because we can take you anywhere in Africa and create any experience you’d like. We’re not limited by fixed destinations, itineraries or hotels and we won’t restrict you by date or budget. Instead, you can dream big or small, and think far and wide or closer to home. Call us to start planning your personally tailored Safari holiday today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Although Uganda has a long turbulent history of wars and massacre, 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.

Uganda is an all year destination. However the best months are June-Oct, Dec-Feb.

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.

Uganda has more than half of the remaining Gorilla Population spread out in 5 Sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable forest giving travelers more choices. Gorilla Permits in Uganda are much cheaper than those in Rwanda giving tourists more value for money.

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