Located some 40 kms from Kampala on the shores of Lake Victoria many a visitor to Uganda will eventually find themselves here to escape Kampala or just to relax for a day or so. Entebbe has much more to offer visitors than first meets the eye. Entebbe is made up of the Old Entebbe town and the suburb of Kitoro located closer to the airport where you will find markets, bars, and supermarkets.
Small shop - Kitoro
Getting there and Away:
A direct paved road connects Entebbe with Kampala. There are matatus leaving both the Old and New Taxi Parks every 5 minutes to Entebbe. A shared taxi fare is Ushs2,500- from Kampala to Entebbe or vice versa. If self driving the journey time is 30 minutes from the top 'round-about' when leaving Kampala. Getting into and out of Kampala in rush hour can add another 60 minutes to all journey times.
From Entebbe International Airport the big hotels and all the guest houses offer courtesy shuttle buses for arriving passengers. A taxi to anywhere in Entebbe should not be more than US$10-. You can pay as little as Ushs20,000- if you know where your going and have local currency to hand.
Getting to the airport terminal from Entebbe (3 kms) is done cheapest by motor-bike taxi (boda-boda). This should not cost more than Ushs2,000-. A taxi from in front of the Flight Motel will cost closer to Ushs10,000-. The Airport vehicle exit fee is Ushs2,500-, motorbikes are free.
The airport has a Post Office, restaurant, pharmacy, foreign exchange facilities including an ATM's some of which dispense US$ cash and long term secure parking facilities. Duty free is available to arriving passengers as well as departing passengers.
To and from the Ssese Islands:
A daily ferry service to and from Kalangala started operation February 18th 2006. The Uganda Government Ferry MV Kalangala departs the landing site at Entebbe / Nakiwogo at 14.00 daily some 2 km from Entebbe town and close to the suburb of Kitoro. Visit the Ssese Islands page for more details.
Fortunately Entebbe has accommodation to meet the needs of budget travelers as well as those prepared to pay the high prices of the large hotels.
Airport View Hotel: Tel. _256 (0)312 261751, (0)312 261755, (0)772 221881, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.airportviewhoteluganda.com. Plot 34 Kiwafu Road, Kitoro (suburb of Entebbe). Located on the outskirts of Kitoro the vibrant hub of Entebbe some 3 kms from the airport. Large clean modern self contained rooms with wireless internet DSTV.
Single rooms US$120-
Double Rooms US$150-
Twin Room US$150-
Family room US$200-
Room rates are per night include breakfast, local hotel tax and airport transfers.
Entebbe Travellers Inn: Tel. +256 (0)414 321946, (0)414 321947, email: email@example.com, www.entebbetravellersinn.com. Modern hotel located on the Entebbe - Kampala road. Free wireless Internet access for guests. All rooms equipped with DSTV and self-contained.
Single occupancy US$100-, Double or Twin Occupancy US$120-.
Room rates are per night include breakfast and local hotel tax.
Gately Inn: Tel. +256 (0)414 321313, mobile: (0)777 555966, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.gatelyinn.com. Located on Portal road on the junction of the main airport road and the Botanical Beach Hotel. Gately Inn offers luxury accommodtaion in 6 garden cottages, 3 rooms in the main house and 2 budget rooms. Guests and visitors will find a restaurant with continental and Thai cuisine open with a gift shop offering a large selection of quality crafts.
Room Rates effective January 1, 2012
Main House Full Board single US$160-, double/twin US$240-
Main House Half Board single US$140-, double/twin US$200-
Main House Bed & Breakfast single US$120-, double/twin US$160-
Garden Cottage Full Board single US$160-, double/twin US$240-
Garden Cottage Half Board single US$140-, double/twin US$200-
Garden Cottage Bed & Breakfast single US$120-, double/twin US$160-
Annex rooms Bed and Breakfast single USD$90, double twin US$120-
Please note all rates are nett and subject to change during festive seasons and Public Holidays. All room rates exclusive of US$1- local hotel tax.
Karibu Guest House: Tel. Mobile: +256 777 044984, +256 788 714587. Email: email@example.com. www.karibuguesthouse.com. Located at Plot 84 Nsamizi Road, on the leafy hillside overlooking the airport and lake shore. There are four self-contained, individually flavoured/designed rooms. Open-air veranda restaurant and upstairs terrace offer a Mediterranean styled menu. Free WiFi internet access.
Single occupancy: US$85 B&B
Twin / Double occupancy: US$110- B&B
Lunch: $15 per person (Entree, Main Course, Tea or Coffee)
Dinner: $20 per person (Appetizer, Entree, Main Course, Dessert, Tea or Coffee)
The Boma Guest House & Restaurant: Plot 20A Julia Sebutinde Road, Entebbe (turn left off the Kampala-Airpotrt road at the AAR Victoria Medical Centre). Tel. Mobiles +256 (0)772 467929 or Landline +256 (0)312 264810, email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.boma.co.ug. Situated on the outskirts of Entebbe and only 5 minutes from the airport. 16 tastefully decorated bedrooms, all with private bathroom. The Boma offers a full bar and dining facilities. Rates include an airport collection or drop off, complimentary full breakfast, use of wireless internet and the swimming pool.
Single US$105-, Double: US$135-, Triple: US$180-, Children 4 - 12 yearss Sharing with parents US$30-. Day room use till 17:00 US$70
Imperial Resort Beach Hotel: Tel. +256 (0)414 303000, Fax (0)414 303333, email: email@example.com www.imperialhotels.co.ug. Entebbe's newly completed (April 2004) 6 story luxury hotel with all the features you might expect at such a venue. 181 rooms. Pay to swim pool for hotel visitors Ushs5,000-. Health club with squash court. Free parking. Busy on weekends at the beach with local visitors.
Deluxe Room single US$150-, double US$180-
Club Room single US$200-, double US$250-
Executive Suite single US$250-, double US$300-
Junior suite US$500-
Presidential Suite US$2000-
If you are a walk in client and the hotel is not busy be sure to ask for a discount. These rates are subject to VAT
Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel: Tel. +256 (0)414 320800, Fax +256 41 320832, email: reservations@ibbhotel. www.imperialhotels.co.ug/botanical.html, Lugard Rd. Well signposted from the Kampala-Airport Rd. Swimming pool with lake views. Convenient access to the Botanical Gardens and the Uganda Wildlife Education Center.
Deluxe Room Single US$153-, Double US$177-
Executive Room Single US$212-, Double US$236-
Executive Suite Single US$295-, Double US$295-
Presidential Suites US$413-
Clinton Suite US$531-
The above rates include room and buffet breakfast. Children upto 12 years of age sharing the existing facilities in their parents'room stay for free. These rates are subject to VAT.
Imperial Golf View Hotel: Plot 7 Station Rd. Tel +256 (0)751 661161, +256 (0)417 304000, Fax +256 (0)414 322083 email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Located on the opposite side of the golf course to the Lake Windsor Victoria Hotel. Clean rooms. Bar and Restaurant. Secure parking. From Kampala turn left at the junction before the Entebbe Municipality offices where it is well signposted. Free airport colletions and US$10- for airport drop offs.
Standard Room (old wing) Single US$60-, Double US$80-
Stardard Rooms/Twin (new wing) Single US$110-, Double US$120-
Deluxe Rooms/Twin (new wing) Single US$120-, Double US$140-
Executive room (new wing) Single US$130-, Double US$150-
These rates are subject to VAT.
Lake Victoria Hotel: Tel. +256 (0)414 351600, (0)312 310100, Fax 0414 320404, email: email@example.com. Bars, restaurants, swimming pool (pay Ushs10,000- entrance fee), forex facilities. Renovated in 2008 to a high standard where wifi is now available throughout the hotel. Complimentary airport transfer services.
Standard Single US$165-, Standard Double US$200-.
Executive Single US$180-, Executive Double US$230-.
Rates include breakfast.
Newspaper salesman Entebbe road
Central Inn Entebbe: Plot 45/47 Church Rd. Tel +256 (0)414 322386, mobiles (0)772 367004
email:firstname.lastname@example.org. A minutes drive from the Entebbe-Kampala highway and 5 minutes from the International Airport. Bar and restaurant, DSTV. Free airport shuttle service for clients taking up accommodation. Safe secure parking.
Single: US$50-, Double: US$60-, Twin:US$60-, Triple: US$80-. all rates include breakfast.
Entebbe Flight Motel: Plot 20 Queens Rd (Airport Rd) Tel. (0)414 320812, e-mail email@example.com
17 Triple, Double and single rooms with shower and toilet. Bar and restaurant. Daily buffet lunch Ushs8,000-. Secure parking.
Single Ushs60,000- or US$25-
Double Ushs70,000- or US$30-
Triple Ushs90,000- or US$35-
4 Bed room Ushs110,000- or US$45-
5 Bed room Ushs140,000- or US$55-
6 Bed room Ushs1165,000- or US$65-
Rates include breakfast and airport transfers
Matatu taxis from Kampala will drop you in front of the Flight Motel. Convenient to wait here for shared bus to airport.
Marphie Hotel: Plot 200, Katabi, Entebbe - Kampala Road. Tel: +256 (0)392 966794, (0)772 647799, email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.marphiehotels.com. All rooms with DSTV, spacious and clean with en-suite bathrooms. Airport transfers available.
Single occupancy US$50-
Double occupancy US$60-
Twin occupancy USD70-
Executive room US$70-
Rates include bed and breakfast
Sunset Motel: Tel: +256 776 323 501 or +256 414 323 502, email: email@example.com www.sunsetentebbe.com. 14 rooms located in a recently renovated grand colonial house offering exceptional value for money. The dining room opens out onto a large garden with views out to Lake Victoria. Located within a few minutes of the airport in the quiet Bugonga suburb of Entebbe on Church road.
Budget Annex rooms
Single Occupancy Budget room US$35-
Double room US$45
Standard Single, Double and Twin Occupancy rooms in Main House
Standard single occupancy US$45-
Standard double occupancy US$60-
Triple Occupancy US$80-
Quadruple Occupancy US$100-
Camping US$5- per person
All rooms are self-contained
Rates include Bed and Breakfast and airport pick-up from Main house rooms. Add US$10- for airport transfer when staying in annex rooms.
Entebbe Golf Course
Lower Mid Range:
Anderita Beach Hotel: Tel. _256 (0)414 322435, (0)312 271912, (0)772 445667, (0)772 665616, email firstname.lastname@example.org. A sign post from the main Entebbe-Kampala road just prior to the Shell station in Entebbe leads you down to the beach and Andrerita Beach Hotel. Weekends are very busy with locals visiting from Kampala. Accommodation including breakfast.
Single: US$45-, Double: US$50-, Twin US$64-, Double Executive US$60-.
Elephant Safari Village Guest House: Tel. +256(0)714 424941, (0)414 322061, email email@example.com www.elephantvillage.co.ug. Plot 2A Munyago Road, off Portal Road 10 minutes from the International Airport. 4 comfortable rooms including one family room within walking distance of the Botanical Gardens and Uganda Wildlife Centre. Terrace view, meals available, airport transfers and vehicle hire services.
Family room US$60-
Double room US$40-
Single rooms US$40-
Rates include breakfast
Entebbe Airport Guesthouse: Plot 17 Mugula Road. Tel. +256 (0)41 4323289, mobile (0)777 086977 email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Eight large and airy rooms in a nice garden setting. All rooms contain a fan, mosquito net and have private bathroom facilities. Mama Africa Restaurant, a social area and bar. Free Airport Transfers for guests.
Room rates 2012
Single US$50-, Double or Twin rooms US$60-, Triple US$80-
Breakfast is included in the above room rates.
Green Valley Guest House: Plot 12 Mugwanya Road. Tel. +256 (0)772 965290, (0)414 321212 email: email@example.com www.greenvalleyentebbe.com. Located in the suburb of Bugonga and set in lush gardens. All rooms have mosquito nets although some have have shared bathroom facilities.
Room rates 2012
Single US$40-, Twin bedded room US$50-, Double bed room US$50-, Family room US$70-. These rates include breakfast and airport transfers.
Single non self contained US$20-, Double non self contained US$25-. These rates do include breakfast but not airport transfers.
Airport pick or drop off US$10
Transfer service to Kampala US$35-.
Transfer to jinja USD100
Neul Tourist Hotel: Tel. +256 (0)414 573703, (0)776 747333. Situated in the Entebbe suburb of Katabi some 1km from the lower end of Entebbe town. Quiet rural setting. DSTV longe and and bar. Meals available. Secure parking available.
Self-contained rooms Ushs85,000- single / double occupancy. Executive rooms Ushs100,000- single / double occupancy.
Neul Guesthouse: Tel. +256 (0)414 573703, (0)776 747333. Located on the main Kampala to Entebbe International Airport road. 5 Minutes from the airport and central to Entebbe town. Secure parking available. Room rates include breakfast. Country wide tours also arranged through partner company Neul Tours.
Single/Double small room self-contained Ushs60,000-, Single/Double large room self-contained Ushs70,000-.
Victoria Regional Motel: Tel. +256 (0)772 878954, (0)772 905679, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Located on the main Entebbe - Kampala road some 10 minutes from the airport. Ideally placed for those wishing to utilise public transport services. 12 self-contained rooms, restaurant and bar. Room rates include breakfast.
Double room US$60-
Twin Room US$60-
Camping with your own equipment Ushs10,000-
Airport transfer US$10-
Camp Entebbe: Located at plot 5 Cementry Lane next to the Old Airport Road. Tel: +256 (0)414 320966, Mobile: + 256 (0)752 179300, (0)772 551270, email: email@example.com. Accommodation in garden cottages, appartments and camping for backpackers in the garden with their own tent. The venue is very close to the Kitoro suburb of Entebbe with lots of amenities close to hand.
Camping - US$10- per person / night
Single Rooms - US$30- per room / night
Double Room - US$40- per room / night
Twin Room - US$50- per room / night
Franks Tourist Hostel & Campsite (The Backpackers Place): Plot 33/35 Church Rd, Tel. +256 (0)414 320432 or Mobile. (0)712 849973
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Simple clean rooms, toilets and hot showers. 5 garden cottages and self camping facilities. Safe secure parking. Bar and restaurant.
From Kampala immediately after the Lake Windsor Victoria Hotel on the left a signpost indicates directions to the site. 400m from main road. Very convenient for the airport, and just about all amenities in Entebbe. Camping on nice lawns under large shady trees. Safe secure parking.
Camping - Ushs8,000- per person per night
Dormitory Bed Ushs 14,000-
Single Room not self contained - Ushs20,000- per night
Double Room not self-contained - Ushs25,000- per night
Double Room self-contained - Ushs50,000- per night
Double Room Executive with private settee and TV - Ushs80,000-
Triple room self contained - Ushs50,000-
Garden cottages self-contained - Ushs60,000-.
Kidepo Guest House: Tel. +256 (0)414 321450, Fax. (0)414 349422, (0)772 483099. Basic rooms. Convenient for the airport. Located close to the War Cemetery in the Kitoro suburb of Entebbe. From Kampala by taxi get out at the Entebbe Flight Motel and walk across the road where there is a signpost for the guest house.
Single Ushs46,000-, Double Ushs61,000-, Triple Ushs71,000- non self contained rooms.
Single Ushs60,000-, Double Ushs100,000- self contained rooms.
Shade Guest House: Tel. +256 (0)414 321715. Simple clean rooms located in the heart of Kitoro. Very convienient for budget travellers looking to be close to supermarkets, bars, and public transport. Only 2,5kms from the airport and 100m from the taxi park. The guest house is located in the road opposite Catch 21 Pub a well known venue in Kitoro.
The accommodation comprises 2 double rooms and 6 twin bedded rooms
Sngle Ushs20,000-, Double Ushs25,000-, Twin Ushs23,000-
Breakfast not included.
Uganda Wildlife Education Center: P.O Box 369, Entebbe. Tel +256 (0)414 322169, www.uweczoo.org. "Living life on the wildside, literally...... The Uganda Wildlife Centre, is offering the following accommodation facilities, right within the wildlife park:
1. Fully furnished self contained flats suitable for single, double and family occupancy. Double occupancy US$60- per night, Single occupancy US$45- per night
2. Self contained guest bandas:
Double room US$50- per night, Single room US$35- per night
Shared room of up to four people @ US$10- per person per night
Double side room US$15- per night, Single side room US$10- per night, Dormitory US$15- per night
All the above facilities are within UWEC zoo premises, include free airport transfers, free entrance to the zoo.
Food store - Kitoro
Amenities and Activities:
Uganda Wildlife Education Center:
Sometimes known as the zoo or UWEC pronounced 'u wic'. Well signposted off the main Entebbe-Kampala Rd. Well worth a visit not only to see the Shoebill Stork wetland enclosure, but also the fantastic work done to provide new holding enclosures for the Lion and the newly acquired White Rhino's.
Adults (non-resident) Ushs15,000-. Adults (resident) Ushs5,000-, Ugandan Adults Ush3,000-. Refreshments available and picnic area. Open everyday off the year 09.00 to 18.00 and until 18.30 on weekends.
Entebbe Botanical Gardens:
Tel. +256 (0)414 320638, email: email@example.com
The entrance is located close to the Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel. Colobus monkeys are common sightings in the grounds. The gardens are an opportunity for birding enthusiasts to open their birding account for Uganda or merely to add to an existing list. Palm Nut Vulture and African Grey Parrot are resident, whilst Bat Hawk is often seen over the gardens at sunset and is best observed from the Botanical Beach Hotel patio bar. Naturally there are numerous species of exotic plants and trees.
The gardens are open 7 days a week from 09.00am.
Entrance fees 2012:
Adults Ushs1,000-, Vehicles Ushs1,000-, Camera's Ushs2,000-, Video Camera's Ushs5,000-.
Ngamba Island Visits:
Trips to Ngamba Island depart from the Entebbe Pier. For more details read the document Ngamba Island. Bookings through CSWCT.
The government mapping office is located in Entebbe close to the Post Office. Many maps are out of stock or only available as b&w photocopies. Digital maps are available in various formats. You will need a blank CD-R for the mapping services to prepare content for you. Map prices are subjective as is what they have available in digital formats.
Both the Imperial Resort Beach and Lake Windsor Victoria Hotel have pay to swim pools from Ushs10,000- per person respectively.
The best rates you can get in Entebbe are usually at the airport. This rate is around Ushs50- less than the rate you can get in Kampala. The Lake Windsor Victoria hotel has a foreign exchange desk as are there several banks in Entebbe town that change US$ cash. Rates for traveler's cheques will be better in Kampala.
Shoeshine - Entebbe town
Entebbe town now has two Internet cafes, Entebbe Cyberlink located on the main road in Entebbe town is close to the Chinese restaurant. Cyberlink is open from 08.00 through till 21.30 hours. Connections are generally acceptable. Surf time @Ushs25- per minute. Surfing Corner located some 100 meters from Cyberlink and opposite Standard Bank is the alternative. Surfing also @Ushs25- per minute. Open from 08.00 to 22.00 daily. Both cafes have loyalty programs, so if your going to be around for sometime in Entebbe or will be online for more than an hour check before surfing.
In the suburb of Kitoro the Telematics Internet cafe is located conveniently in the main taxi park. Surfing also for Ushs25- per minute.
You can buy phone cards for Uganda Telecom public phones next to the Post Office in the UTC building The Post Office has 2 International direct dial phones. MTN phone cards are available in kiosks and small groceries for use in MTN Publicom phone booths.
Eating Out and Entertainment:
There is no shortage of good places to eat out in Entebbe.
Lake Windsor Victoria Hotel: There is an eat as much as you like BBQ on Friday nights for Ush 12000-. They also do very good Indian food.
China Garden Chinese Restaurant: This restaurant relocated in 2007 to the corner plot on the junction of the main Entebbe - Kampala road that leads to the Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel. This is not your cheapest choice to eat but stays open late and offers very good food clean pleasant surroundings.
Club Knight Rider: A full programme of disco entertainment from 8pm till dawn. Experience 'Ladies night' on Wednesdays and series of other regular events throughout the week. Watch live Premiere League football during the day on Saturdays and Sundays or just pop in for a game of pool.
Nicky's Pizza Restaurant: A nice family friendly restaurant on Portal Road Entebbe (this is the main Kampala - Entebbe Road). Open from 10am to way after midnight. Much more than pizza's are to be found on the menu to cater for all pallets. With a craft shop and delicatessen next door this is a very convenient stop for those en-route to the airport.
Entebbe Flight Motel: A large good value menu with typical Ugandan dishes also. Excellent choice for the buffet lunch menu.
Four Turkeys Pub: Find this popular venue on the mian road in Entebbe town. Good atmosphere and a great bar menu at very reasonable prices. Probably the best pub grub in Uganda.
The Golf Nest Restaurant: Adjacent to the Entebbe Club at the Golf Course. Has a well patronised restaurant set in pleasant surroundings. A good stopover when en-route to the airport or if a game of golf takes your fancy. The Entebbe Golf clubs welcomes day members.
In the Kitoro suburb of Entebbe you can find countless informal places to eat. There are many pubs where you can order roasted chicken or meat sticks cooked on BBQ's in the road. Try 'Masaka Boys' if you like roast pork meat sticks.
The large commercial garages of Shell, Total, Agip, Caltex plus others are all modern and have pit facilities to enable minor servicing. Gas and arc welding facilities you will find in Kitoro. There are several workshops that can deal with major mechanical problems where there would not be a problem in you assisting in the repairs. Spare parts are best sourced from Kampala where they are much cheaper.
In Kitoro there are several small clinics where you can obtain anti-biotics etc. There is also a lab where malaria slides can be examined. The Victoria Medical Centre Plot 24 Gowers Road is open 24 hours and located behind the Lake Windsor Victoria Hotel. A hospital is located in Entebbe town providing basic health care. For serious sickness there are ex-patriate doctors practising in Kampala. Consider also contacting the International Medical Centre Kampala Tel. 041 341291.
In this Entebbe suburb you can find a good daily fresh produce market. The Upland Supermarket is well stocked where you will find frozen meat products as well as dairy produce. Every Tuesday there is the weekly market that engulf's Kitoro totally and is almost deserving of being a tourist attraction in it's own right.
Boda Boda bicycle taxi
Kampala - Entebbe Road
Along the 40 km route between Entebbe and Kampala there are several accommodation establishments and places of interest detailed below.
Accommodation along the Kampala-Entebbe Highway:
Banana Village: +256 (0)772 509692, (0)772 501953, (0)41 457 6235. Located 27 kms along the Kampala - Entebbe highway in Nalugala Kitala village. Bed & Breakfast and Conference Centre, patterned after a typical 18th century African Village. 12 self-contained single, double and family rooms. Simple local and international meals served. Activities on offer include bird watching and swamp walks.
Double room Ushs60,000-, Single room Ushs40,000-.
Rates include breakfast. but not VAT
Comfort Guesthouse: Tel. +256 (0)414 579230, (0)772 451390, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 11 room guesthouse 8 minutes from the airport located off the Entebbe-Kampala highway, opposite Nkumba University taxi stage in Abaita Ababiri. DSTV in all the rooms. Rates include breakfast.
Master rooms Ushs40,000-
Standard rooms Ushs30,000-
Keba Inn: Tel. +256 (0)414 320455, +256 (0)772 509306, +256 (0)772 971816, email: email@example.com. Conveniently located along Kampala - Entebbe highway at kilometer 27 from Kampala and 150m off the main road. 13 rooms well ventialted, 24hr DSTV service.
Singles Ushs30,000-, Double/Twin Ushs40,000-, Executive Double Ushs50,000-. Rates include breakfast.
Kisubi Beach Camping & Picnic site: Next door to Nabinonya Beach Resort. Take the same directions from Kampala/Entebbe as for NRB. Lake Victoria frontage. Kiosk with cold drinks and snacks.
Entrance fee: Adult Ushs2,000-, Children Ushs1,000-
Camping: Adult Ushs5,000-
Rooms: Ushs10,000- room only.
Nabinonya Resort Beach: Turn off at KM24 on the Entebbe-Kampala highway well sign posted Nabinonya Resort Beach. From Kampala this is on the left 500m after the St. Mary's Collage Kisubui. NRB is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria with beach frontage. Busy at weekends with day visitors. Kiosk with cold drinks and snacks.
Entrance fee: Adult Ushs2,000-, Children Ushs1,000-
Camping: Adult Ushs3,000-, Children Ushs3,000-
4 bed Cottages: Ushs10,000/bed
Self-contained rooms: Ushs30,000-
Places of interst along the Kampala - Entebbe Highway
Zika Forest Picnic site:
A few kilometers from Entebbe on the main road to Kampala left side is the Zika Forest. A large tower in the center of the forest can be climbed at your own risk to a platform sited in the forest canopy. From here terrific views over the surrounding forest and adjacent papyrus swamp can be afforded. Entrance is free. New toilet facilities have recently been constructed on the site and an open sided lapa structure is available for those that would like to picnic or even camp.
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