60 days in Rwanda, Uganda & Tanzania Itinerary

60 days in Rwanda, Uganda & Tanzania Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Kigali, Rwanda
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kabale, Uganda
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
— 1 night
Drive + Bus:  5 h
4
Kampala, Uganda
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
6
Iringa, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Matemwe, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Paje, Tanzania
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 8 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
10
Moshi, Tanzania
— 8 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
11
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
12
Arusha, Tanzania
— 8 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: London, United Kingdom

8
nights
Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali ©
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iby'iwacu Cultural Village and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Ntarama Church and Nyamata Church will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Kigali side-trips: Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp (in Ruhengeri) and The Palace of King Mutara III Rudahigwa (in Nyanza). Spend the 3rd (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, explore the world behind art at The National Art Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial, and view the masterpieces at Niyo Arts Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kigali driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Kigali is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is 2 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in March: high temperatures in Kigali hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Kabale.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Nyanza, Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp, Iby'iwacu Cultural Village
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Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris

4
nights
Kabale, Uganda

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bugona Tree and All Saints Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Kisiizi Falls (in Rukungiri) and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (in Kisoro). There's still lots to do: get outside with Lake Bunyonyi.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kabale journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Kigali to Kabale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kigali to Kabale. When traveling from Kigali in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kabale: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Kabale

Outdoors Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kisiizi Falls, Bugona Tree, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
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Lake Bunyonyi ©
Lake Bunyonyi
Safaris
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park ©
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

1
night
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park trip planner.

Drive from Kabale to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in 3 hours. In March in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. You'll set off for Kampala on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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8
nights
Kampala, Uganda

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Gaddafi National Mosque and Our Lady of Peace Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Baha'i Temple and Temple SSDM Shree Sanatan Dharma Mandal. Change things up with these side-trips from Kampala: Munyonyo Martyrs' Shrine (in Munyonyo), Jinja (River Rafting & Tubing, Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, &more) and Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary (in Entebbe). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Uganda Martyrs National Shrine, delve into the lush surroundings at Maramagambo Forest, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kampala sightseeing app.

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kampala takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Kampala. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Murchison Falls National Park.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Jinja, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Munyonyo Martyrs' Shrine, Uganda Equator, Our Lady of Peace Cathedral
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 22:
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary ©
Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

2
nights
Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Murchison Falls National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Murchison Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Murchison Falls National Park online journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In March, daytime highs in Murchison Falls National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Iringa.

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

1
night
Iringa, Tanzania

Iringa is a city in Tanzania with a population of 112,900. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Iringa Boma - Regional Museum and Cultural Centre and then get to know the fascinating history of Ligereke Rock Paintings. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Isimila Stone Age Site and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Iringa trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Murchison Falls National Park to Iringa. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Murchison Falls National Park in March, with highs in Iringa at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Matemwe.

Things to do in Iringa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
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Safaris
Isimila Stone Age Site ©
Isimila Stone Age Site

2
nights
Matemwe, Tanzania

Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Matemwe Beach. On your second day here, get outside with Mnemba Atoll and then kick back and relax at Uroa Bay.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Matemwe trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Iringa to Matemwe takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Iringa in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Matemwe: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paje.

Things to do in Matemwe

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Uroa Bay, Mnemba Atoll
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Matemwe Beach ©
Matemwe Beach
Uroa Bay ©
Uroa Bay

4
nights
Paje, Tanzania

Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get outdoors at Kuza Cave and Paje Beach. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Paje Scooter Rent, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, walk around Jozani Forest, and kick back and relax at Jambiani Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paje trip planner.

You can drive from Matemwe to Paje in 1.5 hours. In March in Paje, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Jambiani
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kuza Cave ©
Kuza Cave

8
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Christ Church Cathedral and Mtoni Palace Ruins. Escape the urban bustle at Nungwi Beach and Cheetah's Rock. Venture out of the city with trips to Nungwi (Scuba & Snorkeling, Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond, &more) and Kendwa Beach (in Kendwa). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Zanzibar Spices and Heritage Centre, delve into the distant past at The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), appreciate the extensive heritage of Stone Town, and head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zanzibar City tour website.

You can drive from Paje to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Zanzibar City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nungwi, Zanzibar Island, Kendwa Beach
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 9:
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

8
nights
Moshi, Tanzania

Moshi ©
Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kikuletwa Hotsprings and Balloon Rides. Get a sense of the local culture at Mama Africa Giftshop and Chagga Museum. Step out of Moshi to go to Kilimanjaro National Park and see Mount Kilimanjaro, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, browse the different shops at Kibo Tower, pedal to the sights with Origin Trails, and see the sights as you ascend with Ascend Tanzania.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Moshi trip builder website.

Fly from Zanzibar City to Moshi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Kilimanjaro, Chagga Museum
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 17:
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Kikuletwa Hotsprings ©
Kikuletwa Hotsprings
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ascend Tanzania ©
Ascend Tanzania

3
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Escape the urban bustle at Seronera and Retima Hippo Pool. Take a break from Serengeti National Park with a short trip to Olduvai Gorge in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, about 1h 45 min away.

Make your Serengeti National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Moshi to Serengeti National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Olduvai Gorge
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

8
nights
Arusha, Tanzania

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Tanzanite Experience and Cultural Heritage Centre. Get outdoors at Mt Meru and Kili Dreamers. Change things up with a short trip to Safaris in Arusha National Park (about 1h 55 min away). Make the 28th (Tue) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, take a stroll around Cultural Arts Centre, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and look for gifts at Shanga & Shanga Foundation.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Arusha trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Arusha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Arusha National Park, Masai Central Market
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 28:
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Climbing Tours
Mt Meru ©
Mt Meru
Balloon Rides

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