28 days in Uganda Itinerary

28 days in Uganda Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uganda attractions planner
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Fly to Entebbe International Airport, Drive to Jinja
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Jinja
— 3 nights
Fly
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Murchison Falls National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Masindi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fort Portal
— 4 nights
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Fly to Mbarara, Bus to Kisoro, Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Queen Elizabeth National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kampala
— 10 nights
Fly

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Jinja — 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument and Our Lady of Peace Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and relax and rejuvenate at The Woody Option Club.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jinja online tour planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Jinja is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Amsterdam to Jinja, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: highs in Jinja hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Murchison Falls National Park.
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Murchison Falls National Park — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nile Delta Cruises - Murchison Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Murchison Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Murchison Falls National Park trip planner.

Getting from Jinja to Murchison Falls National Park by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Masindi.
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Masindi — 3 nights

Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. Get in touch with nature at Murchison Falls National Park and Rhino Fund Uganda. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Polish Cemetery Masindi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Masindi tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Murchison Falls National Park to Masindi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fort Portal.
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Fort Portal — 4 nights

A handful of natural parks and reserves, caves, and lakes, welcome you to Fort Portal.
Get outdoors at Rwenzori National Park and Kibale Forest National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Rwenzori Art Centre in Kasese (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary and take in nature's colorful creations at Tooro Botanical Gardens.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fort Portal trip app.

Getting from Masindi to Fort Portal by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Fort Portal can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park — 2 nights

On the 30th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bwindi Impenetrable National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and car from Fort Portal to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Fort Portal in July; daily highs in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
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Queen Elizabeth National Park — 3 nights

Visiting Kazinga Channel and Katwe Tourism Information Centre will get you outdoors.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Queen Elizabeth National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park takes 6 hours. Traveling from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in July, expect Queen Elizabeth National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Kampala.
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Kampala — 10 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.
Visiting Safaris and Speed Boats Tours will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Elijah Mcquinn African Fashion or Gallery Antique. Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 8th (Mon), spend a day ambling around Gorilla Bookings. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaddafi National Mosque, browse the different shops at The Acacia Mall, steep yourself in history at Kasubi Tombs, and don't miss a visit to Baha'i Temple.

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

You can fly from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kampala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Queen Elizabeth National Park in August since evenings lows in Kampala dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Uganda travel guide

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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.
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