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Tooro Botanical Gardens

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1day tour to the gardens.

It is found in western Uganda kabarole district few kilometres from fortpotal town. A variety of... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Kampala, Uganda
via mobile
Huge plant diversity

The Tooro gardens are a nice place to visit if you have some time to spare. My guide was very... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Liz Y
Edmonton, Canada
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Jan 8, 2018
“1day tour to the gardens.”
Sep 22, 2017
“nature walk to tooro botanical gardens”
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Fort Portal Road | Plot 1-6 Njara road opposite Mountains of the Moon Hotel, Fort Portal, Uganda
+256 782 673188
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

It is found in western Uganda kabarole district few kilometres from fortpotal town. A variety of plant species especially medicinal plants, fruits and vegetables are in the gardens. It can also be good for birders and photographers. Come explore with us. reservations.travelexperts@gmail.com

Thank seth553
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Enjoyed a great evening walk at the Botanic Garden and there was plenty to see even though this was my second visit. I genuinely love the natural environment of indegenous trees they showcase plus almost everything is well labled. Will have to visit again some...More

Thank kiyeggastephen01
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

It was very nice, we liked it a lot, we had there a nice walk for a cheap price, john knows so much about the plants, it was amazing. They have some books about their garten and some natural medicib, it was very interessting and...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Very interesting tour guided by a guide of the Botanicus gardens. We learned a lot! Beautifull surroundings and you can make a hike through the forest. Good for birdwatching as well.

Thank Judith O
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit if you have time and are interested, but it's not a must see. It's not particularly well organized but that's part of the charm (I guess). They do have a good plant nursery and the staff are knowledgeable. Just don't go...More

Thank Shakeel P
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The Tooro gardens are a nice place to visit if you have some time to spare. My guide was very knowledgeable in all the plant species and their medicinal uses, and it was interesting to hear of the different folk tales behind some. If you...More

Thank Liz Y
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We usually try to visit botanical gardens whenever in a large town/city. The Tooro gardens are quite untamed and not manicured compared to others. But if you expect an informal layout (it's a bit like a big nursery come allotment come mini wilderness,) and if...More

1  Thank KatishaUg
Reviewed 7 August 2016

great place for plant lovers, the richest plant collection in one place. the only one of its kind in East Africa.

Thank anethbigirwa
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing happens, and there is not a lot to explain although the guides were really nice and helpful. Would only recommend if you have to waste time in Fort Portal.

1  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Tooro Botanical gardens were established with the aim of conserving the tree species that might be facing extinction especially in the western Uganda as well as in the mountain slopes of the Rwenzoris

3  Thank pearladventure
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