9 days in Uganda Itinerary

9 days in Uganda Itinerary

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9 days in Uganda Itinerary

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

1
day
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.
On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Source of the Nile - Speke Monument and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jinja road trip planning app .

Kampala to Jinja is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Kampala.

Things to do in Jinja

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Entebbe (Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre & Entebbe Botanic Gardens). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at Uganda Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and stop by Maridadi Crafts.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kampala trip maker site .

Traveling by bus from Jinja to Kampala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Kampala, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Murchison Falls National Park.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Entebbe
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Safaris
Walking tours

1
night
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
On the 16th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Murchison Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Murchison Falls National Park route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Murchison Falls National Park can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Murchison Falls National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Masindi day trip planning website .

You can drive from Murchison Falls National Park to Masindi in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to 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

2
nights
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll through Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge), explore the activities along Kazinga Channel, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Queen's Pavillon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Rwenzori Art Centre and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Katic Safaris.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Queen Elizabeth National Park trip builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Masindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Masindi in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rwenzori Art Centre
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Kazinga Channel ©
Kazinga Channel

1
night
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bwindi Impenetrable National Park travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Queen Elizabeth National Park in September, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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

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