||Welcome to the Entebbe Botanic Gardens, located at Entebbe, Uganda,
East African Region. Entebbe Botanic Gardens endavours to promote the knowledge and
appreciation of plants for scientific research, education,
awareness and recreation purposes.
Entebbe Botanic Gardens, the oldest national Botanic Garden in
Uganda is strategically located at the 'entrace' into this country,
that is the Entebbe International Airport. Three minutes drive form
the airport and you are already in a welcome environment that will
take away all your jetlag and initiate you into Uganda's well known
On your way back, the extra time before you
catch your flight can best be spent in the gardens and you can be
sure of carrying with you that everlasting impression which you will
share with your pals back home. And just 34km away from Kampala, the
Botanic Gardens is the place for the city dweller where you can
spend your weekend away from the routine noises and hectic daily
chores of the city.
At the end of the day, you will be
feeling better than your anticipation in additional to learning
about how you can make the living environment better for yourself
and the generation to come.
In addition to offered leisure, the
garden also offers opportunities to learn to care for the
environment, taking care and conserving useful plants and real life
experiences for students of tourism. By this time all you need is a
cool shade and cool refreshment both of which are never in short
- Entebbe Botanic Gardens has a total land area of 40
- 1.5 km along lake Victoria shore line; all of which present a
- A walk along the beach into the haunting forest.
- A rock garden in the Entebbe Botanic Gardens.
- A medicinal garden which sustains a big proportion of the
Uganda rural peasant.
- The Gardens have a collection of 389 species of higher plants.
Plant Genetic Resource Centre is administratively under the National Agricultural Research Laboratories which is a semi autonomous Research Institute under the Policy guidance of NARO with headquators at Entebbe, Uganda. Copyright ©2009, PGRC Entebbe Botanic Garden.