35 days in Uganda Itinerary

35 days in Uganda Itinerary

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Fly to Entebbe International Airport, Drive to Jinja
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Jinja
— 4 nights
Fly
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Murchison Falls National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Masindi
— 2 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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Kisoro
— 2 nights
Bus
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Mbarara
— 1 night
Fly
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Queen Elizabeth National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kampala
— 13 nights
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Jinja — 4 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.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Get some cultural insight at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument and Our Lady of Peace Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Nile, and relax and rejuvenate at The Woody Option Club.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jinja holiday planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Jinja is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Jinja. In August, Jinja is a bit cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Murchison Falls National Park.
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Murchison Falls National Park — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take a tour by water with G&C Tours Ltd and then stroll through Dream Balloons Uganda. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Murchison Falls.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Murchison Falls National Park online day 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. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Masindi.
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Masindi — 2 nights

Masindi is a town in the Western Region of Uganda. On the 27th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Murchison Falls National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Polish Cemetery Masindi.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Masindi tour builder site.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to 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 Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Fort Portal to Kasese to see Rwenzori Art Centre about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kibale Forest National Park and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Portal visit planner.

Drive from Masindi to Fort Portal in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park — 2 nights

On the 2nd (Fri), stroll through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park trip itinerary tool.

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. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fort Portal in September since evenings lows in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Kisoro.
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Kisoro — 2 nights

Natural wonders define Kisoro.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then trek along Batwa Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kisoro route planner.

Getting from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Kisoro by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Kisoro, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Mbarara.
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Mbarara — 1 night

One of Mbarara's popular attractions--Lake Mburo National Park--lies in close proximity to the city, just a short ride away.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Mburo National Park.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mbarara travel tool.

Traveling by bus from Kisoro to Mbarara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mbarara when traveling from Kisoro in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to fly to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
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Queen Elizabeth National Park — 4 nights

Escape the urban bustle at Kazinga Channel and Katic Safaris.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Queen Elizabeth National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Mbarara to Queen Elizabeth National Park by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mbarara in September since evenings lows in Queen Elizabeth National Park dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Kampala.
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Kampala — 13 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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Gorilla Bookings. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gaddafi National Mosque and Kasubi Tombs. Get out of town with these interesting Kampala side-trips: Entebbe (Entebbe Botanic Gardens, Off-Road Tours, &more). Spend the 20th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Baha'i Temple, see the interesting displays at Social Innovation Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Munyonyo Martyrs' Shrine.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kampala route planner.

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. Traveling from Queen Elizabeth National Park in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Kampala, with lows around 22°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to 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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