Masindi Travel Guide

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Masindi Overview

Masindi is a town on the way to Murchison Falls national park, from Kampala. It is the chief town of the district – Masindi, which lies in northwestern Uganda. 215KM away from Kampala, Masindi is connected to the capital of Uganda by tarmac road.
Masindi used to be the capital of Bunyoro Kingdom which stretched from North of the Nile to Karagwe in Tanzania and across Lake Albert into the Congo. Expeditions of Sir Samuel Baker and John Hanning Speke in Masindi region are the stories most of the tourist guides share with travelers in Masindi.
Most tourists halt in Masindi as they proceeds to Murchison Falls National Park which is 85KM away from Masindi. Hotels and restaurants in Masindi region offer decent and economic service to customers. Other attractions around Masindi are Budongo forest, Kaniyo Pabidi chimp tracking, Busingiro chimp tracking, birding at the Royal Mile, Western Rift Valley, Lake Albert, Kibiro hot springs, and Butiaba port.