60 days in Uganda Itinerary

60 days in Uganda Itinerary

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60 days in Uganda Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Ssese Islands
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Kabale
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Mbarara
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kasese
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Murchison Falls National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Masindi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Nakitoma
— 4 nights
bus:  5​h 30​min
9
Kitgum
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Kapchorwa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Mbale
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Jinja
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
13
Kampala
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Ssese Islands

Ssese Islands ©
Observe a quaint community in Lake Victoria, where 84 landmasses make up the Ssese Islands.
Ssese Islands is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Buggala Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ssese Islands trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Ssese Islands is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Sydney to Ssese Islands due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Ssese Islands reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Ssese Islands

Nature Parks
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Buggala Island ©
Buggala Island

3
nights
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bwindi Impenetrable National Park day trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and car from Ssese Islands to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park when traveling from Ssese Islands in August, with lows around 15°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off toKabale.

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Nature Parks
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Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest ©
Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kabale: Kisoro (Mgahinga Gorilla National Park & Virunga Volcanoes). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Lake Bunyonyi, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kabale online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kabale by combination of car and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kabale can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Mbarara.

Things to do in Kabale

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kisoro
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Lake Bunyonyi ©
Lake Bunyonyi
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park ©
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Safaris

4
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.
Step out of Mbarara with an excursion to Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve in Bushenyi--about 2 hours away. Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Lake Mburo National Park. There's more to do: take in the natural beauty of Kitagata Hot Springs.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mbarara route builder .

You can drive from Kabale to Mbarara in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kabale in August; daily highs in Mbarara reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. You'll set off for Kasese on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Mbarara

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kitagata Hot Springs, Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve
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Lake Mburo National Park ©
Lake Mburo National Park
Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve ©
Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve
Kitagata Hot Springs ©
Kitagata Hot Springs

4
nights
Kasese

Kasese ©
Kasese is a town north of Lake George in the Western Region of Uganda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kasese: Fort Portal (Amabere Caves, Kibale Forest National Park, & more) and Queen Elizabeth National Park (Queen's Pavillon, Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge), & more). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Rwenzori National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Rwenzori Art Centre.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kasese online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Mbarara to Kasese in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Murchison Falls National Park.

Things to do in Kasese

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Portal, Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Kazinga Channel ©
Kazinga Channel
Kibale Forest National Park ©
Kibale Forest National Park
Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve ©
Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve

4
nights
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Murchison Falls National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Kasese to Murchison Falls National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel to Masindi.

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park

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

4
nights
Masindi

Masindi ©
Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. Change things up with a short trip to Budongo Central Forest Reserve in Budongo (about 54 minutes away). Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Murchison Falls National Park. Make the 5th (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at Royal Mile Budongo Forest. There's more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Polish Cemetery Masindi.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Masindi trip planner .

You can drive from Murchison Falls National Park to Masindi in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Masindi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You will leave for Nakitoma on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Masindi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Budongo Central Forest Reserve
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Murchison Falls National Park ©
Murchison Falls National Park
Budongo Central Forest Reserve ©
Budongo Central Forest Reserve
Royal Mile Budongo Forest ©
Royal Mile Budongo Forest

4
nights
Nakitoma

Nakitoma ©
Nakitoma is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rhino Fund Uganda.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nakitoma trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Masindi to Nakitoma in an hour. In September in Nakitoma, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. You will leave for Kitgum on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Nakitoma

Wildlife Parks
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Rhino Fund Uganda ©
Rhino Fund Uganda

3
nights
Kitgum

Kitgum ©
Kitgum is a municipality in Kitgum District in the Northern Region of Uganda. Step out of Kitgum to go to Pader and see Aruu Falls Camspite, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Kidepo Valley National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kitgum trip planning tool .

You can drive from Nakitoma to Kitgum in 4 hours. You'll set off for Kapchorwa on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Kitgum

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Aruu Falls Camspite
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Kidepo Valley National Park ©
Kidepo Valley National Park

3
nights
Kapchorwa

Kapchorwa ©
Kapchorwa is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Mount Elgon National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Sipi Falls and don't miss a visit to Sebei Cultural Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kapchorwa online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kitgum to Kapchorwa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kapchorwa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Mbale on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Kapchorwa

Nature Parks

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

4
nights
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.
Take a break from Mbale with a short trip to Tororo Rock in Tororo, about 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Sipi Falls and have fun at Nyero Rock Paintings.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mbale vacation website .

Traveling by car from Kapchorwa to Mbale takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kapchorwa in September; daily highs in Mbale reach 34°C and lows reach 21°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel to Jinja.

Things to do in Mbale

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tororo Rock
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Sipi Falls ©
Sipi Falls
Tororo Rock ©
Tororo Rock
Sisiyi Falls ©
Sisiyi Falls

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, take in the dramatic scenery at Griffin Falls, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Nile.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jinja holiday maker app .

Getting from Mbale to Jinja by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Jinja can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kampala.

Things to do in Jinja

Parks Nature Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©
Kayak the Nile ©
Kayak the Nile

10
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 (Victoria Mall, Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, & more) and Uganda Equator (in Kayabwe). Spend the 27th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 5th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaddafi National Mosque, make a trip to Rubaga-Kathedrale, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kampala trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Jinja to Kampala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kampala sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kampala

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Entebbe, Wamala King's Tombs, Bugona Tree, Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary, Uganda Equator
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Safaris
Walking tours

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