14 days in Uganda Itinerary

14 days in Uganda Itinerary

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14 days in Uganda Itinerary

Start: Jinja
1
Jinja
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tororo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Mbale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kapchorwa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Jinja

10
nights
Jinja

Jinja ©
Travelers looking for an adrenaline boost flock to Jinja, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the White Nile.
Take a break from the city and head to Kayak the Nile and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore hidden gems such as Victoria Nile and Walking tours. Explore Jinja's surroundings by going to Mount Stanley (in Rwenzori Mountains National Park), Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Lake Mutanda, Mount Sabinyo, & more) and Queen Elizabeth National Park (Katwe Tourism Information Centre & Maramagambo Forest). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nile Reptile Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Big Game Mini Golf.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jinja travel route planner.

In August, daily temperatures in Jinja can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jinja

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary, Bugona Tree, Walking tours
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Katwe Tourism Information Centre ©
Katwe Tourism Information Centre
Kayak the Nile ©
Kayak the Nile
Mount Sabinyo ©
Mount Sabinyo

1
night
Tororo

Tororo ©
Tororo is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Tororo Rock.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tororo road trip planner.

Getting from Jinja to Tororo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. In September, daytime highs in Tororo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kapchorwa.

Things to do in Tororo

Parks Nature
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Tororo Rock ©
Tororo Rock

1
night
Mbale

Mbale ©
Mbale is the type of town which many may pass on their way to the other parts of Uganda, but its low-rise buildings and bustling streets provide a glimpse into local daily life.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Sisiyi Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Sipi Falls.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mbale online travel planner .

You can drive from Tororo to Mbale in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kapchorwa.

Things to do in Mbale

Parks Nature
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Sisiyi Falls ©
Sisiyi Falls

1
night
Kapchorwa

Kapchorwa ©
Kapchorwa is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sebei Cultural Center as well as Sipi Falls. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Sipi Falls, don't miss a visit to Sebei Cultural Center, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Elgon National Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kapchorwa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mbale to Kapchorwa takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mbale in September, things will get slightly colder in Kapchorwa: highs are around 30°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kapchorwa

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mount Elgon National Park
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Mount Elgon National Park ©
Mount Elgon National Park
Sipi Falls ©
Sipi Falls
Sebei Cultural Center ©
Sebei Cultural Center

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