5 days in Eastern Region Itinerary

5 days in Eastern Region Itinerary

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5 days in Eastern Region Itinerary

Start: Entebbe
Drive + Bus:  2​h
1
Jinja
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Kapchorwa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mbale
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Entebbe

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and River Rafting & Tubing. Source of the Nile - Speke Monument and Our Lady of Peace Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Nile, stop by Jinja Art Studio, and stroll through Nile Reptile Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jinja trip maker app .

Entebbe to Jinja is an approximately 2-hour combination of car and bus. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Jinja are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Kapchorwa.

Things to do in Jinja

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Our Lady of Peace Cathedral
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River Rafting & Tubing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©

1
night
Kapchorwa

Kapchorwa ©
Kapchorwa is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. On the 4th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Sipi Falls.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kapchorwa road trip site .

Traveling by car from Jinja to Kapchorwa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. July in Kapchorwa sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Mbale.

Things to do in Kapchorwa

Parks Nature
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Sipi Falls ©
Sipi Falls

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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.
On the 5th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Nyero Rock Paintings and then admire the sheer force of Sipi Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mbale tour planner.

You can drive from Kapchorwa to Mbale in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mbale are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Mbale

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Nyero Rock Paintings ©
Nyero Rock Paintings