22 days in Uganda Itinerary

22 days in Uganda Itinerary

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22 days in Uganda Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Jinja
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Kampala
— 7 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Kisoro
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Kabale
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
5
Mbarara
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kasese
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
7
Ssese Islands
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Brussels

1
night
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 17th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Big Game Mini Golf and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jinja trip itinerary maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Jinja is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Brussels to Jinja. In September, Jinja is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kampala.

Things to do in Jinja

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©
Big Game Mini Golf ©
Big Game Mini Golf

7
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kampala: Entebbe (Entebbe Botanic Gardens, Entebbe Crafts Village, & more). Spend the 19th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Kidepo Valley National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaddafi National Mosque, make a trip to Rubaga-Kathedrale, stroll through Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, and stop by Maridadi crafts.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kampala itinerary planner.

Drive from Jinja to Kampala in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kampala are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kisoro.

Things to do in Kampala

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Entebbe, Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary, Kidepo Valley National Park
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Safaris
Walking tours

3
nights
Kisoro

Kisoro ©
Natural wonders define Kisoro.
When in Kisoro, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sabinyo, contemplate the geological forces at Virunga Volcanoes, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mutanda, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kisoro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kampala to Kisoro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kisoro when traveling from Kampala in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kabale.

Things to do in Kisoro

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park ©
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Virunga Volcanoes ©
Virunga Volcanoes

2
nights
Kabale

Kabale ©
The sleepy market town of Kabale in Western Uganda, although meagre in sights of its own, boasts close proximity to several national parks, just a couple of miles from the border with Rwanda.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): head outdoors with Lake Bunyonyi. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kabale vacation builder.

You can drive from Kisoro to Kabale in 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mbarara.

Things to do in Kabale

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Lake Bunyonyi ©
Lake Bunyonyi
Safaris

2
nights
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 1st (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Lake Mburo National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mbarara custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kabale to Mbarara takes 2.5 hours. September in Mbarara sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Kasese.

Things to do in Mbarara

Nature Parks
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Lake Mburo National Park ©
Lake Mburo National Park

3
nights
Kasese

Kasese ©
Kasese is a town north of Lake George in the Western Region of Uganda. Explore Kasese's surroundings by going to Queen Elizabeth National Park (Katwe Tourism Information Centre, Kazinga Channel, & more). Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Kibale National Park. Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Rwenzori National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kasese trip builder.

You can drive from Mbarara to Kasese in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Ssese Islands.

Things to do in Kasese

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Kazinga Channel ©
Kazinga Channel
Kibale National Park
Kibale National Park
Rwenzori National Park ©
Rwenzori National Park

2
nights
Ssese Islands

Ssese Islands ©
Observe a quaint community in Lake Victoria, where 84 landmasses make up the Ssese Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Buggala Island.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ssese Islands holiday planner.

Fly from Kasese to Ssese Islands in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Ssese Islands

Nature Parks
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Buggala Island ©
Buggala Island

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