Why You Should Visit Entebbe
Entebbe is a place of spectacular natural beauty offering an ideal place to explore many of Uganda’s natural wonders. Located along the shores of Lake Victoria, Entebbe is not just a place to stay for those eventually venturing out of the city as it offers plenty to do. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Uganda Wildlife Educational Center, a large zoo home to rare species such as lions and rhinos. Animal lovers will also want to pay a visit to the botanical gardens where many exotic birds and plants can be found. There is also a lot to do on Lake Victoria including fishing or scenic boat trips to take in the breathtaking scenery, while there are many exciting safaris to be enjoyed outside of the city in the Ugandan wilderness.
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Arriving In Entebbe
Entebbe International Airport is the primary international airport in Uganda consisting of a single passenger terminal. The airport offers a decent range of amenities including restaurants, cafés and shops, so there is plenty to do during your time at the airport. In addition to this, you can also connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network to stay in touch with friends and family. If you want to travel directly to your destination you can find taxis just outside of the airport, while there are also car rental companies in Entebbe for those who want to drive themselves.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Entebbe can fly from either Dubai or Abu Dhabi. If you are flying out of Dubai, both Emirates and Flydubai provide flights out of Dubai International Airport, while Etihad Airways offers flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Entebbe Travel Information
Many nationals including those from the UAE can apply online for an eVisa : obtain a visa upon arrival. In Entebbe the weather is warm throughout the year, although be advised that there are two rainy seasons between March and May and August to December, so you may want to visit outside of the rainy seasons to avoid the worst of the rain. Entebbe is just 1 hour behind Dubai but don’t forget to change your clocks when you arrive so that you are on local time.
* This information is correct as of September 2017
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