60 days in Uganda Itinerary

60 days in Uganda Itinerary

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Kampala
— 9 nights
Bus to Kisoro, Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
— 5 nights
Drive to Kisoro, Bus to Kabale
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Kabale
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mbarara
— 5 nights
Fly
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Queen Elizabeth National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kasese
— 5 nights
Drive to Mbarara, Fly to Murchison Falls National Park
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Murchison Falls National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Masindi
— 5 nights
Drive to Kigumba, Bus to Kitgum
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Kitgum
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mbale
— 5 nights
Drive
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Jinja
— 5 nights
Drive to Entebbe International Airport, Fly to London

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Kampala — 9 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Safaris and Lake Victoria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kampala: Entebbe (Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, Entebbe Botanic Gardens, &more). There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll around Gorilla Bookings, and steep yourself in history at Kasubi Tombs.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kampala itinerary builder site.

London, UK to Kampala is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, Kampala is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park — 5 nights

Explore Bwindi Impenetrable National Park's surroundings by going to Batwa Trail (in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park) and Kisoro (Safaris & Virunga Volcanoes).

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Bwindi Impenetrable National Park road trip site.

Traveling by combination of bus and car from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. Traveling from Kampala in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kabale.
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Kabale — 5 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kabale: Bugona Tree (in Rubaare), Kisiizi Falls (in Rukungiri) and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (in Kisoro). It doesn't end there: get outside with Lake Bunyonyi and pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kabale route planner.

Do a combination of car and bus from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kabale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Kabale, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 1st (Thu), you're off to Mbarara.
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Mbarara — 5 nights

One of Mbarara's popular attractions--Lake Mburo National Park--lies in close proximity to the city, just a short ride away.
Step out of Mbarara with an excursion to Kitagata Hot Springs in Kitagata--about 1h 5 min away. Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Lake Mburo National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mbarara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kabale to Mbarara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kabale in August: high temperatures in Mbarara hover around 33°C and lows are around 20°C. You'll set off for Queen Elizabeth National Park on the 6th (Tue).
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Queen Elizabeth National Park — 5 nights

Step out of Queen Elizabeth National Park with an excursion to Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve in Bushenyi--about 1h 5 min away.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Queen Elizabeth National Park online route planner.

Getting from Mbarara to Queen Elizabeth National Park by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mbarara in August: highs in Queen Elizabeth National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to Kasese.
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Kasese — 5 nights

Kasese is a town north of Lake George in the Western Region of Uganda. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kasese: Fort Portal (Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary & Kibale Forest National Park). Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Rwenzori National Park. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Queen Elizabeth National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Rwenzori Art Centre.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kasese online trip builder.

Getting from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kasese by car takes about an hour. August in Kasese sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll set off for Murchison Falls National Park on the 16th (Fri).
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Murchison Falls National Park — 5 nights

Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring the gorgeous surroundings at Dream Balloons Uganda.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Murchison Falls National Park holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kasese to Murchison Falls National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kasese in August since evenings lows in Murchison Falls National Park dip to 21°C. You'll set off for Masindi on the 21st (Wed).
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Masindi — 5 nights

Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. Get out of town with these interesting Masindi side-trips: Rhino Fund Uganda (in Nakitoma) and Budongo Central Forest Reserve (in Budongo). Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Murchison Falls National Park. There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Royal Mile Budongo Forest and explore the different monuments and memorials at Polish Cemetery Masindi.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Masindi journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Murchison Falls National Park to Masindi takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Kitgum.
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Kitgum — 4 nights

Go for a jaunt from Kitgum to Pader to see Aruu Falls Camspite about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Kidepo Valley National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kitgum itinerary app.

Do a combination of car and bus from Masindi to Kitgum in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Mbale on the 30th (Fri).
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Mbale — 5 nights

Mbale is the type of town which many may pass on their way to the other parts of Uganda, but its low-rise buildings and bustling streets provide a glimpse into local daily life.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mbale: Tororo Rock (in Tororo) and Sipi Falls (in Kapchorwa). Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring the gorgeous surroundings at Explore Sipi Falls. Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Mount Elgon National Park. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Sisiyi Falls and steep yourself in history at Nyero Rock Paintings.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mbale online itinerary maker.

Drive from Kitgum to Mbale in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In August, daily temperatures in Mbale can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jinja.
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Jinja — 5 nights

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.
Jinja is known for adventure, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, have some family-friendly fun at Big Game Mini Golf, and contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Nile.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jinja travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Mbale to Jinja takes 2.5 hours. September in Jinja sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
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Uganda travel guide

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Pearl of Africa
Though small in area, Uganda represents one of the most populated landlocked countries in the world. You can feel this in the lakeside capital, but so much of the country remains untamed and untamable, with great lakes and towering mountains chief among the wilder sights. A recent troubled past delayed the growth of tourism in Uganda, but visitors now arrive in larger numbers, primarily drawn by the diverse wildlife that inhabits the country's mountains and forests. Notably, Uganda houses half of the world's population of mountain gorillas.
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