8 days in Uganda Itinerary

8 days in Uganda Itinerary

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

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day
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Murchison Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Murchison Falls National Park holiday maker.

Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park is an approximately 1.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or drive. August in Murchison Falls National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Masindi.

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park

Nature Parks
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Murchison Falls ©
Murchison Falls

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Masindi

Masindi ©
Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. On the 11th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Murchison Falls National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Masindi online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Murchison Falls National Park to Masindi in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Masindi can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time 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

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Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Kazinga Channel, then stroll through Queen's Pavillon, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kyambura Game Reserve (Kyambura Gorge).

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Queen Elizabeth National Park online travel planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Masindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Queen Elizabeth National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kazinga Channel ©
Kazinga Channel

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night
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bwindi Impenetrable National Park trip itinerary 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. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Queen Elizabeth National Park in August since evenings lows in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park dip to 15°C. You will leave for Kampala on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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: Entebbe (Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre & Entebbe Botanic Gardens). There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, examine the collection at Uganda Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and look for gifts at Kampala Fair.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Kampala online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kampala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kampala, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jinja.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Entebbe
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Safaris
Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre ©
Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre
Entebbe Botanic Gardens ©
Entebbe Botanic Gardens

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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 17th (Sat): stop by Jinja Art Studio, steep yourself in history at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jinja trip planner.

You can take a bus from Kampala to Jinja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Jinja, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jinja

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

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