Situated just 81 km east of Kampala, Jinja was once one of the most prosperous commercial towns in Uganda established as earl as 1907. Dubbed the “Adventure capital of East Africa”, the city is one of the best getaway spots in Uganda frequently visited by both locals and foreigners looking for some leisure time and excitement. The beautiful city river side city is home to the source of the Nile (world’s longest river) where most of the water sports activities take place including the infamous white water rafting, kayaking, tubing, bungee jumping, river surfing, speed boat jet tours to mention but a few..
The 2 days Jinja tour takes you to Mabira forest for nature walk, Tea & sugar plantations, Sezibwa falls, Samuka island plus of course white water rafting on the Nile on day 2 ( we can change the activity to one you prefer). Take a look through the itinerary and get back to us for any inquiries.
Day1: Transfer from Jinja to Kampala
After an early breakfast, our company driver guide picks you up for a drive to Jinja city. On your road trip, delight in lots of sight-seeing with the eye-catching landscapes. Enjoy a stopover at Ssezibwe falls for an amazing guided walk that allows you to explore the beautiful water plus its natural wonders. The place is one of the cultural sites of the Buganda kingdom with interesting legendary myths.
Later proceed with the journey heading to Mabira Forest and delight in optional next stopover here. A visit to Mabira gives you an insight to enjoy a guided forest walk as you learn more about the rich heritage of the Uganda people who once lived in the Forest. While here expect to see some primates like monkeys, birdlife, various tree species and many more.
Thereafter, continue with your journey to Jinja driving through massive sugar and tea plantations alongside the road. Upon arrival in Jinja, take a visit to the Bujagali falls and after the wonderful experience, embark on a boat ride to the source of Nile. The boat ride also takes you to Samuka Island as you get great time for birding and explore the beauty of River Nile.
In the evening transfer to your booked lodge for dinner and an over night stay. Accommodation options 2 friends Guest House or Jinja Nile Resort
Day 2: White Water Rafting
Today, after the leisure breakfast, your guide transfers you to the rafting point for briefing. The activity allows you to have great adventurous time on the falls. White-water rafting gives you an opportunity to delight in the adventurous and best grade 5 rapids featuring picturesque leaps and drops. After the unforgettable adventure transfer back to Kampala arriving in the evening. Your driver guide drops you at your hotel of residence or at the Airport.
END OF JINJA TOUR
- Boat cruise to the Source of Nile
- Visit to Samuka Island
- White Water Rafting
- Transportation in a 4X4 Safari Vehicle
- Accommodation and Meal Plan