18 days in Uganda Itinerary

18 days in Uganda Itinerary

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18 days in Uganda Itinerary

Start: Kampala
1
Kampala
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Jinja
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Masindi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Murchison Falls National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
5
Mbarara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Queen Elizabeth National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + bus:  5​h
End: Kampala

5
nights
Kampala

Kampala ©
Kampala enjoys the reputation of a modern city with a buzzing atmosphere--it also serves as a good base point for exploring the surrounding area.
Terrain Safaris has been added to your itinerary. Explore Kampala's surroundings by going to Entebbe (Entebbe Botanic Gardens, Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, & more). There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and steep yourself in history at Kasubi Tombs.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kampala journey planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kampala. In September in Kampala, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Jinja.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Entebbe
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Terrain Safaris ©
Terrain Safaris
Safaris

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Fri), stop by Jinja Art Studio, contemplate the long history of Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Nile and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jinja online itinerary planner .

Getting from Kampala to Jinja by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September in Jinja, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Masindi.

Things to do in Jinja

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Masindi

Masindi ©
Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Murchison Falls National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Polish Cemetery Masindi and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rhino Fund Uganda.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Masindi trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Jinja to Masindi in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Masindi are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Murchison Falls National Park.

Things to do in Masindi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rhino Fund Uganda
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Murchison Falls National Park ©
Murchison Falls National Park
Rhino Fund Uganda ©
Rhino Fund Uganda

2
nights
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Murchison Falls. On your second day here, stroll through Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Murchison Falls National Park trip maker app .

Getting from Masindi to Murchison Falls National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Murchison Falls National Park sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mbarara.

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Murchison Falls ©
Murchison Falls
Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls ©

1
night
Mbarara

Mbarara ©
One of Mbarara's popular attractions--Lake Mburo National Park--lies in close proximity to the city, just a short ride away.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Lake Mburo National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Mbarara trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Murchison Falls National Park to Mbarara by combination of flight and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Mbarara can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Things to do in Mbarara

Nature Parks
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Lake Mburo National Park ©
Lake Mburo National Park

2
nights
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll through Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge), then contemplate the waterfront views at Kazinga Channel, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Pavillon. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Rwenzori Art Centre and then take in the awesome beauty at Katic Safaris.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Queen Elizabeth National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mbarara to Queen Elizabeth National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mbarara in September since evenings lows in Queen Elizabeth National Park dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rwenzori Art Centre
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Kazinga Channel ©
Kazinga Channel

3
nights
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church and then get impressive views of Virunga Volcanoes. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Queen Elizabeth National Park in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kisoro, All Saints Church
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Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest ©
Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest
Virunga Volcanoes ©
Virunga Volcanoes
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

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