Route & dates
11 days in Fort Portal & Mbarara Itinerary
Fly + Drive: 23h
Fort Portal— 4 nights
Mbarara— 4 nights
Drive + Fly: 25h
A handful of natural parks and reserves, caves, and lakes, welcome you to Fort Portal.Step off the beaten path and head to Rwenzori Art Centre and Kabarole Tours and Safari. Explore Fort Portal's surroundings by going to Kasese (Kibale National Park & Rwenzori National Park). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve and head outdoors with Kibale Forest National Park.
To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Portal day trip app .
London, UK to Fort Portal is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 3 hours. Traveling from London in February, things will get much warmer in Fort Portal: highs are around 22°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mbarara.
Things to do in Fort Portal
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One of Mbarara's popular attractions--Lake Mburo National Park--lies in close proximity to the city, just a short ride away.Venture out of the city with trips to Bugona Tree (in Rubaare), Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve (in Bushenyi) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park). Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Lake Mburo National Park.
For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mbarara sightseeing planning website .
Getting from Fort Portal to Mbarara by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Fort Portal in February, expect nights in Mbarara to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Mbarara
Bugona Tree, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve
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