18 days in Uganda Itinerary

18 days in Uganda Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Auckland
Fly:  31 h
1
Kampala
— 4 nights
Bus + Drive:  5 h
2
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Queen Elizabeth National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Bus:  2 h
4
Fort Portal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Murchison Falls National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Masindi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Jinja
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Auckland

4
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, &more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaddafi National Mosque, see the interesting displays at Uganda Museum, and stroll through Great Adventures Uganda.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kampala trip itinerary builder.

Auckland, New Zealand to Kampala is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to East Africa Time is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Auckland in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Kampala, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Kampala

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Entebbe
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Safaris
Entebbe Botanic Gardens ©
Entebbe Botanic Gardens
Walking tours

1
night
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bwindi Impenetrable National Park trip builder app.

Do a combination of bus and car from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kampala in March; daily highs in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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1
night
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (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.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Queen Elizabeth National Park vacation planner.

Drive from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Queen Elizabeth National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Fort Portal.

Things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kazinga Channel ©
Kazinga Channel

2
nights
Fort Portal

A handful of natural parks and reserves, caves, and lakes, welcome you to Fort Portal.
On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Plan a Fort Portal trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Do a combination of car and bus from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Fort Portal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Fort Portal sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Murchison Falls National Park.

Things to do in Fort Portal

Outdoors Tours
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Walking tours

2
nights
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Murchison Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Murchison Falls National Park itinerary maker.

You can fly from Fort Portal to Murchison Falls National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Fort Portal in March, plan for little chillier nights in Murchison Falls National Park, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Masindi.

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park

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

2
nights
Masindi

Masindi ©
Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Murchison Falls National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary).

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Masindi trip planner.

You can drive from Murchison Falls National Park to Masindi in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Masindi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jinja.

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)

2
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.
On the 1st (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Cuupa Arts Gallery and then contemplate the long history of Source of the Nile - Speke Monument. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Nile and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jinja visit planner.

Traveling by car from Masindi to Jinja takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Jinja are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jinja

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

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