Entebbe Town is located at the shores of L. Victoria about 40 km south west of Kampala. It is also home to Uganda’s only international airport and gateway to the country. Entebbe also has the second presidential home (state house) where the president stays when he is not in his up country home or Kampala.
The name of the town was derived from Luganda word ’Entebe’ which means a chair. The place is where the Baganda chiefs used to seat while solving legal conflicts. The area was also embraced by the colonial government as the administrative center of the country. Entebbe is pleasant town in Uganda that most people see it as a place where one arrives or departs the Pearl of Africa at Entebbe International airport. Entebbe is much more than a town as it has places of attraction where e one can explore the various parks, places, islands, our national zoo and more.
Entebbe has a pleasant climate for you to enjoy ,Since the town is situated near Lake Victoria and you can access various choice destinations from here, most of them a short drive, or boat ride, now even by plane or helicopter. Areas of attraction in Entebbe include, Uganda wild life center where you have enjoy wild life , plants and other tree species, Ngamba island place known as chimpanzee sanctuary , Botanical gardens a palace where one can spend a full day or half day as you see the beautiful flowers plants, trees, birds and few monkeys can be found here ,Ssese island one of the best hidden islands in the whole world , Mamamba swamp one of the best places in Uganda to see shoebill stork, snake parks where you can see huge and different types of snakes, Entebbe beaches where most people can relax and chill out from ,Fishing the Nile perch on lake victoria, Entebbe birding and many more others.