In Most Bantu Languages the word Entebbe means Chair. When you get a visitor, the first thing you offer is a seat. This explains why Entebbe hosts the International Airport of Uganda. Entebbe was for many years the administrative capital of Uganda, until just after Independence in 1962 when the Capital was moved to Kampala. Entebbe has a variety of accommodation options from 5 star hotels to Guest Houses. Click here for Entebbe Hotels and Accommodation. For sight seeing in Entebbe, there is Entebbe Botanical Garden which is an attractively laid out mix of indigenous Forest, cultivation and Horticulture and a highly attractive sight to Bird watchers.This botanical garden offers an excellent introduction to Uganda’s birds ranging from Lake Victoria specials such as Grey Kestrel, Yellow- throated leaflove , slender-billed weaver and Jackson ‘s Golden – backed weaver to the more wide spread but none the less striking black-headed gonolek, red-chested sun birds, the impressive palm nut Vulture and fish eagle are both common, and a pair of giant Eagle owls is resident. All these attractions should not be missed while on your Uganda travel. There is also the Uganda wildlife Education centre which is misleadingly often referred to as the Zoo.Residents include Lions ,snakes ,Black Rhinos and a variety of small predator.The aviary provides the most reliable opportunityin Uganda of getting a close – up shot of the renowned shoe bill.   Airlines and Air Charter: Air Serve (U) Ltd Hanger One Old Airport Tel 32144 Busy Bee International Ltds Passenger Terminal 2nd Floor Fax: 041-321420 Central Air Service Ltd 135, Kiwafu Road Tel: 041-321192 Uganda Air Cargo Corporation Airport Building 2nd floor. Tel: 041-321034 Rwanda Air Express Entebbe International Airport Tel: 031-353000,41-353000 Tel:(250) 575757,503687 Great Lakes Airways Entebbe Airport Tel: 041-322219 Fax: 345774 Car Rentals inn Entebbe: Avis Rental Arrival hall Entebbe Airport Tel: 041-353000,031-353000 Hertz Rent a Car Box 24, Entebbe Tel:041-353000 031-353000 Nature Conservation/ Reserves: Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project Plot 17,John Babiiha Avenue, Entebbe Tel: 32000.321459 email: administrator@lavemp.or.ug Tours and Travel C&A tours and Travel Operators Ltd Tel:041-320516 G&C Tours/Wild Frontiers 83A, Circular Road Tel: 041-321479 Mob:077-502155 Mantana African Safaris 17.Nambi Road Entebbe Tel:0441-320152 Wildlife Uganda Wildlife Education Center P.0 Box 369, Entebbe  

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