11 days in Uganda Itinerary

11 days in Uganda Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Jinja
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Masindi
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
3
Kabale
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Kampala
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

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 1st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Nile and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Jinja Art Studio, contemplate the long history of Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, and then glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jinja attractions planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Jinja is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Jinja: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Masindi.

Things to do in Jinja

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

2
nights
Masindi

Masindi ©
Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Murchison Falls National Park. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Polish Cemetery Masindi and then stroll through Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary).

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Masindi day trip planning website.

Drive from Jinja to Masindi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Masindi sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kabale.

Things to do in Masindi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary)
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Murchison Falls National Park ©
Murchison Falls National Park
Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary) ©
Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary)

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kabale route planner.

Traveling by car from Masindi to Kabale takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Masindi in May: high temperatures in Kabale hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kampala.

Things to do in Kabale

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest ©
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Safaris

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kampala: Queen Elizabeth National Park (Maramagambo Forest & Katwe Tourism Information Centre). Spend the 7th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 9th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gaddafi National Mosque and stop by Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kampala visit planning website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kabale to Kampala in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kampala when traveling from Kabale in May, with lows around 22°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Kampala

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Katwe Tourism Information Centre ©
Katwe Tourism Information Centre

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