8 days in Uganda Itinerary

8 days in Uganda Itinerary

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8 days in Uganda Itinerary

Start: Entebbe
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Murchison Falls National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Masindi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Queen Elizabeth National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  5​h
5
Kampala
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Jinja
— 1 night
bus + Drive:  2​h
End: Entebbe

1
day
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Murchison Falls.

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Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Murchison Falls National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Masindi.

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park

Nature Parks
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Murchison Falls ©
Murchison Falls

1
night
Masindi

Masindi ©
Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. On the 11th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Murchison Falls National Park.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Masindi attractions website .

Traveling by car from Murchison Falls National Park to Masindi takes 1.5 hours. In August in Masindi, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Things to do in Masindi

Nature Parks
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Murchison Falls National Park ©
Murchison Falls National Park

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night
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Kazinga Channel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Pavillon, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge).

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Queen Elizabeth National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Masindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Queen Elizabeth National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kazinga Channel ©
Kazinga Channel

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night
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
On the 13th (Tue), stroll around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Queen Elizabeth National Park in August since evenings lows in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Kampala.

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest ©
Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

3
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 (Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre & Entebbe Botanic Gardens). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Rubaga-Kathedrale, see the interesting displays at Uganda Museum, and stop by Kampala Fair.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kampala holiday builder tool .

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kampala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Kampala. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jinja.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Entebbe
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Safaris
Walking tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stop by Jinja Art Studio, steep yourself in history at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jinja online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Kampala to Jinja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jinja

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©

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