26 days in Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

26 days in Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

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26 days in Uganda, Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Vilnius, Lithuania
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Entebbe, Uganda
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
2
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Bushenyi, Uganda
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mbarara, Uganda
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Jinja, Uganda
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Eldoret, Kenya
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
— 1 night
+5
Taxi + Shuttle + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly:  6​h
8
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
10
Arusha, Tanzania
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
11
Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
12
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
14
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
15
Arusha, Tanzania
— Few hours
bus:  6​h
16
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
train:  5​h
17
Mombasa, Kenya
— 5 nights
train:  6​h
18
Nairobi, Kenya
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Vilnius, Lithuania

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night
Entebbe, Uganda

Entebbe ©
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 take a spin around town with Bike2go Entebbe.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Entebbe online trip builder .

Vilnius, Lithuania to Entebbe is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vilnius in June, things will get a bit warmer in Entebbe: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

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Lake Victoria ©
Lake Victoria

3
nights
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ©
Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bwindi Impenetrable National Park sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Entebbe in June since evenings lows in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park dip to 15°C. You will leave for Bushenyi on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Parks Nature
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Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest ©
Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest

1
night
Bushenyi, Uganda

Bushenyi ©
Bushenyi is a town in Western Uganda. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bushenyi trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Bushenyi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in June, expect Bushenyi to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. You'll set off for Mbarara on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Bushenyi

Parks Wildlife
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Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve ©
Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve

1
night
Mbarara, Uganda

Mbarara
One of Mbarara's popular attractions--Lake Mburo National Park--lies in close proximity to the city, just a short ride away.
To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mbarara trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bushenyi to Mbarara takes 1.5 hours. In June in Mbarara, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Kampala.

Things to do in Mbarara

Parks Nature Tours
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night
Jinja, Uganda

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

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jinja trip maker .

You can drive from Mbarara to Jinja in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Jinja can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Eldoret.

Things to do in Jinja

Museums Shopping
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1
night
Eldoret, Kenya

Eldoret
Eldoret is a principal city in western Kenya. To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Eldoret trip tool .

Traveling by car from Nairobi to Eldoret takes 6 hours. Traveling from Nairobi in July, Eldoret is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. On the 5th (Sun), you're off toKampala.

Things to do in Eldoret

Tours Outdoors
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1
night
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

Lake Nakuru National Park
To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lake Nakuru National Park driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Eldoret to Lake Nakuru National Park in 3.5 hours. June in Lake Nakuru National Park sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll set off for Maasai Mara National Reserve on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Parks Nature Tours
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2
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Kick 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 12th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Musiara Swamp and then identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy.

Plan my day in Maasai Mara National Reserve using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Lake Nakuru National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. On the 13th (Sat), you're off toNairobi.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

1
night
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop), examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and then stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nairobi online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Arusha.

Things to do in Nairobi

Wildlife Museums Tours
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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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hours
Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha ©
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
On the 14th (Sun), examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Arusha route maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nairobi to Arusha in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mto wa Mbu.

Things to do in Arusha

Museums
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Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

1
night
Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania

Mto wa Mbu
For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mto wa Mbu online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Arusha to Mto wa Mbu by car takes about 2 hours. June in Mto wa Mbu sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Mto wa Mbu

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
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. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Serengeti National Park and then stroll through Retima Hippo Pool.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park trip builder website .

You can drive from Mto wa Mbu to Serengeti National Park in 6 hours. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Oldupai Gorge.

Plan my Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge

1
night
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park
To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park trip planner .

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 5 hours. In June in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toArusha.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha ©
On the 19th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tanzanite Experience.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Arusha tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Arusha in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Arusha

Museums
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Tanzanite Experience ©
Tanzanite Experience

1
night
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi
For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nairobi trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Arusha to Nairobi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Mombasa.

Things to do in Nairobi

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nights
Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Haller Park. Gede Ruins and Fort Jesus Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Diani Beach (Diani Beach & Waterskiing & Jetskiing) and Local Ocean Conservation (in Watamu). Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: stop by Dazzle Jewellers.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mombasa day trip planning tool .

Fly from Nairobi to Mombasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Nairobi in June, expect Mombasa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nairobi.

Things to do in Mombasa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Diani Beach, Local Ocean Conservation, Gede Ruins
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Diani Beach ©
Diani Beach
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll through Giraffe Centre and then stroll the grounds of Nairobi War Cemetery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nairobi tour planner.

You can fly from Mombasa to Nairobi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mombasa in June, with highs in Nairobi at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nairobi

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre
Nairobi War Cemetery ©
Nairobi War Cemetery

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