12 days in Uganda Itinerary

12 days in Uganda Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Kampala
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Jinja
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Murchison Falls National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Kasese
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3 h
5
Kabale
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Ssese Islands
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Toronto

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gorilla Bookings and Rubaga-Kathedrale. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Katwe Tourism Information Centre. When in Kampala, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Entebbe, approximately Entebbe away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Adventures Uganda, stop by Kampala Fair, view the masterpieces at Afriart Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gaddafi National Mosque.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kampala trip itinerary tool.

Toronto, Canada to Kampala is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Toronto to Kampala. In January, Kampala is warmer than Toronto - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jinja.

Things to do in Kampala

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Entebbe, Katwe Tourism Information Centre
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Katwe Tourism Information Centre ©
Katwe Tourism Information Centre
Rubaga-Kathedrale ©
Rubaga-Kathedrale

2
nights
Jinja

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Griffin Falls and then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Big Game Mini Golf, then explore the activities along Victoria Nile, and then get engrossed in the history at Source of the Nile Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jinja travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Kampala to Jinja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Murchison Falls National Park.

Things to do in Jinja

Nature Parks Adventure
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Victoria Nile ©
Victoria Nile
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Source of the Nile Museum ©
Source of the Nile Museum

1
night
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
On the 4th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Murchison Falls National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, car, and flight from Jinja to Murchison Falls National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kasese.

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park

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

1
night
Kasese

Kasese ©
Kasese is a town north of Lake George in the Western Region of Uganda. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the galleries of Rwenzori Art Centre and then explore the striking landscape of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Murchison Falls National Park to Kasese takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Kabale.

Things to do in Kasese

Nature Parks Museums
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Queen Elizabeth National Park ©
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Rwenzori Art Centre ©
Rwenzori Art Centre

1
night
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 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kabale online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kasese to Kabale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kasese in February, with highs in Kabale at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ssese Islands.

Things to do in Kabale

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris

2
nights
Ssese Islands

Ssese Islands ©
Observe a quaint community in Lake Victoria, where 84 landmasses make up the Ssese Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): head off the coast to Buggala Island.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kabale to Ssese Islands takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Kabale in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Ssese Islands: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ssese Islands

Nature Parks
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Buggala Island ©
Buggala Island