13 days in Victoria Falls & Uganda Itinerary

13 days in Victoria Falls & Uganda Itinerary

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13 days in Victoria Falls & Uganda Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Kampala, Uganda
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Jinja, Uganda
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shockwave Adventures. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, view the masterpieces at Prime Art Gallery, and take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Victoria Falls is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Victoria Falls is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Victoria Falls, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. You will leave for Kampala on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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Shockwave Adventures ©
Shockwave Adventures
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge

3
nights
Kampala, Uganda

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 a sense of the local culture at Gaddafi National Mosque and Baha'i Temple. Visiting Safaris and Katwe Tourism Information Centre will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kampala: Our Lady of Peace Cathedral (in Lugazi) and Munyonyo Martyrs' Shrine (in Munyonyo). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Social Innovation Museum, view the masterpieces at Umoja, stop by OP Clothing, and browse the exhibits of Afriart Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Kampala trip maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Victoria Falls to Kampala in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Kampala is 1 hour. While traveling from Victoria Falls, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Kampala, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Jinja.

Things to do in Kampala

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Munyonyo Martyrs' Shrine, Our Lady of Peace Cathedral, Katwe Tourism Information Centre
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Safaris
Katwe Tourism Information Centre ©
Katwe Tourism Information Centre
Gaddafi National Mosque ©
Gaddafi National Mosque

2
nights
Jinja, Uganda

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Cuupa Arts Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jinja trip tool .

You can take a bus from Kampala to Jinja in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jinja

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River Rafting & Tubing
Source of the Nile - Speke Monument ©
Source of the Nile Museum ©
Source of the Nile Museum

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