Entebbe Botanical Garden – Der botanische Garten von Entebbe

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Besides the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, Entebbe Botanical Garden is another fine place worth a visit on your first or last day in Uganda. Established in 1902, the botanical garden is a wonderful retreat and home to indigenous forest as well as cultivation, horticulture and even a broad variety of animals, including several bird species, monkeys and tree squirrels. Entebbe Botanical Garden is located right at the shore of Lake Victoria and big enough to keep you busy for some hours. It is said that the early Tarzan movies with Johnny Weissmuller have been shot amidst it´s impressive vegetation. Weiterlesen


Toro Botanical Gardens

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On the outskirts of Fort Portal, Toro Botanical Gardens occupies 50 ha as demonstration gardens where various plants are conserved, like medicinal plants, spices, fruits, herbs, shrubs and trees, among them also hardwood species. Main goal of this project founded in 2001 is to raise awareness for the vegetation of the Albertine Rift Valley. In addition, this is the perfect place for bird nerds with a broad variety of forest and woodland species. Weiterlesen