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Best places in Uganda to spend Easter.

Some of the best places in Uganda to spend Easter

Easter is about family and just like thanks giving, all you need is a family gateway and a place to relax away from Crazy Kampala Capital city. Please find below some of the best places in Uganda to spend Easter.

best places to spend easter holidays in Uganda

  • Jinja.

Jinja is just 1 to 2 hours away from Kampala, and closer to the source of the Nile. This is a quiet town that is home to the source of the Nile, and therefore are a number of activities that you can participate in. You can go cycling along the shores of the Nile, or go for an evening boat cruise along the Nile. Or go quad biking, rafting or visit the cultural/ historical sites within Jinja. You can opt to also just sit and relax by the shores of the Nile.

 places to spend Easter holidays in Uganda

  • Entebbe Close to Lake Victoria.

You can opt to visit Entebbe town during this Easter holidays. Entebbe sites at the shores of one of the largest fresh water bodies. Spend the holidays at one of the beaches in Entebbe. Whilst staying at these hotels, you can opt to go for a city walk or spend the whole Easter holidays at the shores of Lake Victoria relaxing. Check out our places to visit in Entebbe page for more information on what you can do whilst staying in Entebbe this easter holidays.

  • Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Spending holidays in the wilderness gives you and your family the break that you desire. Therefore, Queen Elizabeth national park would be the perfect place to spend this coming Easter holidays.  You can stay at some of the best lodges in the park like Mweya safari lodge and participate in activities like a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel and even game drives. The perfect trip to undertake in Queen Elizabeth park would be the 3 days Queen Elizabeth safari .

Place to spend Easter Holidays in Uganda
tree climbing lion in Queen Elizabeth
  • Murchison falls National Park.

Murchison falls park is also another place you can consider spending your Easter weekend. The park is just 6 hours away from Kampala and can be accessed by both road and air.  Whilst in the park you can go for the hot air balloon safari, and also go for a boat cruise along the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls in addition to a game drive. There are a number of lodges that are nestled perfectly along the Nile that you can stay at. These include Chobe lodge, Para safari lodge and Murchison river lodge.

  • Lake Mburo national park.

This is just 3 hours away from Kampala, and can be visited for wildlife safaris, quad bike rides, horseback safaris, Boat cruises and so much more. With the variety of activities to engage in, this make Lake Mburo park the perfect place to send your Easter Holidays with Family.  The holiday can be sealed with a stay at one of the best hotels in lake Mburo national park Mihingi lodge.


  • Ssese islands.

Last but not least, is to stay at one of the islands ssese/ kalangala islands and spend the entire Easter holidays. Relax at the beaches and also participate in some sports activities, like volley ball, or go visit the palm oil plantation. For birders this is an excellent place to go bird watching.  And most important would be to relax and watch your children search for eggs, as organized by the hotel.

Ssese Island

Uganda is a small country but with a variety of places to spend Easter holidays. The above places listed are not the only ones.  However, they are the easy last minute places to spend your Easter holidays. For more information about Uganda safaris contact us.

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