31 days in Uganda Itinerary

31 days in Uganda Itinerary

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31 days in Uganda Itinerary

Start: Entebbe
Drive:  45​min
1
Kampala
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Jinja
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kapchorwa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Kitgum
— 1 night
bus + Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Masindi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Murchison Falls National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
7
Kasese
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Mbarara
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
9
Kabale
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Entebbe

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jinja (Cuupa Arts Gallery, River Rafting & Tubing, & more) and Entebbe (Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre & Entebbe Botanic Gardens). Spend the 16th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Kampala Walking Tours, look for gifts at Maridadi Crafts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaddafi National Mosque, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kampala trip planner .

Entebbe to Kampala is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jinja.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Jinja, Entebbe, Katwe Tourism Information Centre, Wamala King's Tombs, Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary
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Kampala Walking Tours ©
Kampala Walking Tours
Safaris
River Rafting & Tubing

4
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.
Jinja is known for adventure, historic sites, outdoors, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, admire the sheer force of Griffin Falls, and take in the exciting artwork at Cuupa Arts Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Jinja trip planning website .

Getting from Kampala to Jinja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Jinja sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kapchorwa.

Things to do in Jinja

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Kayak the Nile ©
Kayak the Nile
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©

2
nights
Kapchorwa

Kapchorwa ©
Kapchorwa is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. On the 25th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Elgon National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Sipi Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Sipi Falls.

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Traveling by car from Jinja to Kapchorwa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Kapchorwa when traveling from Jinja in November, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kitgum.

Things to do in Kapchorwa

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sipi Falls, Mount Elgon National Park
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
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Mount Elgon National Park ©
Mount Elgon National Park
Sipi Falls ©
Sipi Falls
Sipi Falls ©
Sipi Falls

1
night
Kitgum

Kitgum ©
Kitgum is a municipality in Kitgum District in the Northern Region of Uganda. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kidepo Valley National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Kitgum itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kapchorwa to Kitgum in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. On the 28th (Wed), you're off toMasindi.

Things to do in Kitgum

Parks Nature
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Kidepo Valley National Park ©
Kidepo Valley National Park

3
nights
Masindi

Masindi ©
Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. Venture out of the city with trips to Rhino Fund Uganda (in Nakitoma) and Budongo Central Forest Reserve (in Budongo). Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Murchison Falls National Park. There's more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Polish Cemetery Masindi.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Masindi day trip planning website .

Do a combination of bus and car from Kitgum to Masindi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Murchison Falls National Park.

Things to do in Masindi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Budongo Central Forest Reserve, Rhino Fund Uganda
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Murchison Falls National Park ©
Murchison Falls National Park
Rhino Fund Uganda ©
Rhino Fund Uganda
Budongo Central Forest Reserve ©
Budongo Central Forest Reserve

3
nights
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring the gorgeous surroundings at Dream Balloons Uganda.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Murchison Falls National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Masindi to Murchison Falls National Park in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Kasese.

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:
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Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls ©
Murchison Falls ©
Murchison Falls
Dream Balloons Uganda ©
Dream Balloons Uganda

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 (Katic Safaris, Queen's Pavillon, & more). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Rwenzori National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Rwenzori Mountains.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kasese planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Murchison Falls National Park to Kasese in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Kasese are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mbarara.

Things to do in Kasese

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Lake Mburo National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mbarara tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Kasese to Mbarara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You will leave for Kabale on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Mbarara

Parks Nature
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Lake Mburo National Park ©
Lake Mburo National Park

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kabale: Kisoro (Mgahinga Gorilla National Park & Virunga Volcanoes). Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Lake Bunyonyi and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kabale trip planner .

You can drive from Mbarara to Kabale in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, Kabale is a bit cooler than Mbarara - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kabale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kisoro
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Highlights from your plan
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park ©
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Lake Bunyonyi ©
Lake Bunyonyi

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