60 days in Uganda Itinerary

60 days in Uganda Itinerary

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60 days in Uganda Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Kampala
— 9 nights
bus + Drive:  5​h
2
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Kabale
— 5 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
4
Mbarara
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Queen Elizabeth National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + bus:  2​h
6
Fort Portal
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Murchison Falls National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Masindi
— 5 nights
Drive + bus:  4​h 30​min
9
Kitgum
— 4 nights
10
Mbale
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Jinja
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Vancouver

9
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kampala: Entebbe (Entebbe Botanic Gardens, Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, & more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Baha'i Temple, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kampala tour planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Kampala is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 11 hours traveling from Vancouver to Kampala. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in September: high temperatures in Kampala hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Entebbe, Munyonyo Martyrs' Shrine
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Walking tours

4
nights
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Batwa Trail (in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park) and Kisoro (Safaris & Virunga Volcanoes).

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park road trip planning tool .

Getting from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by combination of bus and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kampala in September since evenings lows in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kabale.

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kisoro, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Batwa Trail
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest ©
Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest
Virunga Volcanoes ©
Virunga Volcanoes
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
Bwindi Impenetrable 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kisiizi Falls (in Rukungiri), Bugona Tree (in Rubaare) and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (in Kisoro). There's lots more to do: get outside with Lake Bunyonyi, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, play a few rounds at Kabale Golf Course, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kabale trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kabale takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kabale can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Mbarara.

Things to do in Kabale

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trips

Kisiizi Falls, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Bugona Tree
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bunyonyi ©
Lake Bunyonyi
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park ©
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Safaris

5
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 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Lake Mburo National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mbarara holiday builder tool .

You can take a bus from Kabale to Mbarara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kabale in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mbarara, with lows around 20°C. You'll set off for Queen Elizabeth National Park on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Mbarara

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mburo National Park ©
Lake Mburo National Park

5
nights
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park ©
Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park's surroundings by going to Kasese (Rwenzori Art Centre & Queen Elizabeth National Park), Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve (in Bushenyi) and Kitagata Hot Springs (in Kitagata).

For where to stay and more tourist information, use the Queen Elizabeth National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Mbarara to Queen Elizabeth National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Queen Elizabeth National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Portal.

Things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kasese, Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve, Kitagata Hot Springs
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kazinga Channel ©
Kazinga Channel
Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve ©
Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve
Kitagata Hot Springs ©
Kitagata Hot Springs

5
nights
Fort Portal

Fort Portal
A handful of natural parks and reserves, caves, and lakes, welcome you to Fort Portal.
Get out of town with these interesting Fort Portal side-trips: Kasese (Kibale National Park & Rwenzori National Park). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary, and Head underground at Amabere Caves.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fort Portal online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and bus from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Fort Portal in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In October in Fort Portal, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Murchison Falls National Park.

Things to do in Fort Portal

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kasese
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Kibale National Park
Kibale National Park
Rwenzori National Park ©
Rwenzori National Park
Walking tours

5
nights
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls. Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring the gorgeous surroundings at Dream Balloons Uganda.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Murchison Falls National Park day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Fort Portal to Murchison Falls National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off toMasindi.

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Murchison Falls ©
Murchison Falls
Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls ©
Dream Balloons Uganda ©
Dream Balloons Uganda

5
nights
Masindi

Masindi ©
Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. Venture out of the city with trips to Budongo Central Forest Reserve (in Budongo) and Rhino Fund Uganda (in Nakitoma). Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Murchison Falls National Park. Make the 26th (Sat) an awe-inspiring day at Royal Mile Budongo Forest. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Polish Cemetery Masindi.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Masindi route planner.

Drive from Murchison Falls National Park to Masindi in 1.5 hours. In October in Masindi, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. You'll set off for Kitgum on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Masindi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Budongo Central Forest Reserve, Rhino Fund Uganda
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Murchison Falls National Park ©
Murchison Falls National Park
Rhino Fund Uganda ©
Rhino Fund Uganda
Budongo Central Forest Reserve ©
Budongo Central Forest Reserve

4
nights
Kitgum

Kitgum ©
Kitgum is a municipality in Kitgum District in the Northern Region of Uganda. Change things up with a short trip to Aruu Falls Camspite in Pader (about 1h 30 min away). Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Kidepo Valley National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kitgum trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and bus from Masindi to Kitgum in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 31st (Thu), you'll travel to Mbale.

Things to do in Kitgum

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Aruu Falls Camspite
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Kidepo Valley National Park ©
Kidepo Valley National Park

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mbale: Tororo Rock (in Tororo) and Sipi Falls (in Kapchorwa). Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Mount Elgon National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Sipi Falls and contemplate the long history of Nyero Rock Paintings.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mbale trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Kitgum to Mbale in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Mbale are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jinja.

Things to do in Mbale

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sipi Falls, Mount Elgon National Park, Tororo Rock
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 5:
Highlights from your plan
Sipi Falls ©
Sipi Falls
Mount Elgon National Park ©
Mount Elgon National Park
Sipi Falls ©
Sipi 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.
When in Jinja, make a side trip to see Our Lady of Peace Cathedral in Lugazi, approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Victoria Nile, contemplate the long history of Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, and take in the exciting artwork at Cuupa Arts Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jinja trip planner .

Getting from Mbale to Jinja by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jinja

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Our Lady of Peace Cathedral
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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