26 days in Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

26 days in Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

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Entebbe, Uganda
— 1 night
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
— 3 nights
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Bushenyi, Uganda
— 1 night
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Mbarara, Uganda
— 1 night
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Jinja, Uganda
— 1 night
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Eldoret, Kenya
— 1 night
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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
— 1 night
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
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Arusha, Tanzania
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Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Arusha, Tanzania
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Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
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Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Entebbe, Uganda

— 1 night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bike2go Entebbe as well as Lake Victoria. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Victoria and then get outside with Bike2go Entebbe.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Entebbe trip itinerary planning tool.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Entebbe is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vilnius in June, with highs in Entebbe at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Things to do in Entebbe

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

— 3 nights
For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bwindi Impenetrable National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. Traveling from Entebbe in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Bushenyi.

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Bushenyi, Uganda

— 1 night
Bushenyi is a town in Western Uganda. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bushenyi trip planner.

You can drive from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Bushenyi in 4 hours. In June, Bushenyi is somewhat warmer than Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. On the 7th (Sun), you're off to Mbarara.

Things to do in Bushenyi

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Mbarara, Uganda

— 1 night
One of Mbarara's popular attractions--Lake Mburo National Park--lies in close proximity to the city, just a short ride away.
To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Mbarara day trip app.

Drive from Bushenyi to Mbarara in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Mbarara are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to Jinja.

Things to do in Mbarara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Jinja, Uganda

— 1 night

Adventure Capital of East Africa

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 8th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Cuupa Arts Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jinja road trip planning app.

Drive from Mbarara to Jinja in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. June in Jinja sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Eldoret.

Things to do in Jinja

Shopping · Museums

Eldoret, Kenya

— 1 night
Eldoret is a principal city in western Kenya. To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Eldoret trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jinja to Eldoret takes 5.5 hours. In June, Eldoret is a bit cooler than Jinja - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. You will leave for Lake Nakuru National Park on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Eldoret

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

— 1 night
For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lake Nakuru National Park trip planner.

Getting from Eldoret to Lake Nakuru National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Lake Nakuru National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll set off for Maasai Mara National Reserve on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 2 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Mara Triangle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Musiara Swamp and then look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Maasai Mara National Reserve vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lake Nakuru National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll set off for Nairobi on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Nairobi, Kenya

— 1 night

Green City in the Sun

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
On the 13th (Sat), look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), explore the galleries of Karen Blixen Museum, and then stroll through Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nairobi tour planning website.

You can fly from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Arusha.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Arusha journey planning app.

Take a bus from Nairobi to Arusha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mto wa Mbu.

Things to do in Arusha

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania

— 1 night
To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mto wa Mbu online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Arusha to Mto wa Mbu takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Mto wa Mbu are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for Serengeti National Park on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Mto wa Mbu

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Seronera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park road trip website.

Drive from Mto wa Mbu to Serengeti National Park in 6 hours. You will leave for Ngorongoro Conservation Area on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

— 1 night
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Olduvai Gorge.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Tarangire National Park on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

— 1 night
To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park journey website.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 4 hours. June in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will leave for Arusha on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Arusha, Tanzania

On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at The Tanzanite Experience.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Arusha road trip app.

Getting from Tarangire National Park to Arusha by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Arusha

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Nairobi, Kenya

— 1 night

Green City in the Sun

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nairobi online trip itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Arusha to Nairobi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. On the 20th (Sat), you're off to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nairobi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Mombasa, Kenya

— 5 nights
Mombasa rests on the exotic shores of the Indian Ocean and serves as a globally popular vacation destination thanks to its classy hotels and friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Visiting Safaris and Haller Park will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gede Ruins and Fort Jesus Museum. Explore Mombasa's surroundings by going to Local Ocean Conservation (in Watamu) and Diani Beach (Diani Beach & Waterskiing & Jetskiing). Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: look for gifts at Dazzle Jewellers.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mombasa trip planning site.

Take a train from Nairobi to Mombasa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nairobi in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Mombasa: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Nairobi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Nairobi, Kenya

— 1 night

Green City in the Sun

Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Giraffe Centre and then stroll the grounds of Nairobi War Cemetery.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nairobi online travel route planner.

You can take a train from Mombasa to Nairobi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mombasa in June, with highs in Nairobi at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Uganda travel guide

4.2
Nature & Parks · River Rafting & Tubing · National Parks
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.

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.

Tanzania travel guide

4.1
Safaris · Beaches · Geologic Formations
Though the size and scale of Tanzania may be overwhelming, the people make it a personable and easy-going place to visit. The bigger cities not only offer good connections to the main natural attractions, but also feature bustling markets where locals sell fresh produce, snacks, and crafts. Smaller villages retain their long-held customs, beliefs, and artistic traditions. With the continent's highest peak, and some of the most animal-rich safaris available, Tanzania holidays tend to dart between the big and bold, and the personal and low-key.

Lake Manyara National Park travel guide

3.1
Bodies of Water · Gift & Specialty Shops · Flea Markets
A landscape rich in wildlife and diverse terrain, Lake Manyara National Park stretches across two Tanzanian regions. Bubbling with life brought to the region because of the vast alkaline lake, the park attracts visitors particularly during the wet season (November-May), as hundreds of crimson flamingoes settle in the shallow waters. Book a safari tour on your Lake Manyara National Park holiday and witness Masai lions, elephants, cheetahs, and hippos, which co-existing here in their natural habitat.