10 days in Central Region Itinerary

10 days in Central Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Region travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Entebbe
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nakitoma
— 1 night
Drive
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Kampala
— 5 nights
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Entebbe

— 3 nights
Nestled on Lake Victoria Peninsula, the laid-back town of Entebbe once served as seat of the colonial government, yet remains widely known as the scene of the 1976 Israeli rescue of hostages kidnapped by Palestinian and German plane hijackers.
Spend the 29th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Entebbe Botanic Gardens, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and explore the activities along Lake Victoria.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Entebbe trip itinerary planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Entebbe is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Entebbe is 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in October, expect nights in Entebbe to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nakitoma.

Things to do in Entebbe

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Nakitoma

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): stroll through Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary).

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nakitoma road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Entebbe to Nakitoma takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kampala.

Things to do in Nakitoma

Parks · Wildlife

Kampala

— 5 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.
Safaris has been added to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Kampala to Jinja to see River Rafting & Tubing about 2 hours away. Spend the 5th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaddafi National Mosque, browse the exhibits of Uganda Museum, and stop by Kona.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kampala visit planner.

You can drive from Nakitoma to Kampala in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kampala can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Kampala

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Central Region travel guide

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Safaris · Sacred & Religious Sites · Nature & Parks
Get familiar with the wilds of Uganda by exploring the serene landscapes, forests, and savannas of the Central Region. Friendly locals shower visitors with kindness, and will often take the initiative to approach you and offer first-hand insights into their land. A Central Region itinerary can include numerous safaris and wildlife tours with professional guides, as well as cultural components such as temples and monuments. Museums will walk you through the region's history, while numerous conservation efforts and animal reserves tend to endangered animal species and endemic plants.