Early in the morning after your lovely breakfast, our driver guide will transfer you from Kampala to Jinja for a tour to Uganda’s adventure capital with a lot of sightseeing.
This tour will enable you to visit the amazing Sezibwa Falls, Mabira Forest, Owen Falls Dam, and a chance to visit the source of the longest river in the world (River Nile) while on a boat cruise.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Entebbe , Mabamba Wetland|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 7:15 AM for a prompt departure at 7:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Day 1: Jinja
Our very first stop over is at Sezibwa falls. This ultimate destination is a 45 minutes’ drive from Kampala and is located on Jinja Road after Mukono town. It is a wonderful place for a simple nature walk, birding, picnics, a limited hike to the top of the falls and the cultural worship attachments with their lush greenery grounds which are suitable for camping with the sound of the falls in the background.
After the ssezibwa experience, you’ll then proceed to Mabira forest lodge for a forest walk in Uganda’s second largest forest. During this walk you’ll get a chance to view and appreciate the lush greenery growing luxuriantly and hear the most authentic bird songs and sounds as they chatter in the top and canopies of this rain forest and if fortunate one gets to see the elusive monkeys.
After the Mabira forest experience then shall proceed with our journey passing via the Owen Falls Dam and then to Jinja town for lunch.
After the delicious local food for lunch, you’ll have a Jinja city tour heading to one of the best views of the source of the Nile and the railway. While on the Jinja railway stations you’ll see the railway line that connects Uganda to Kenya and view the diesel locomotives. Thereafter you’ll proceed to the Hindu temple which has a bronze statue of Gandhi and visit the golf course which possesses very beautiful view of the Nile and Lake Victoria.
After an amazing city tour of Jinja, our guide will transfer you for a boat ride and visit the actual point where the source of River Nile starts from and view the Speke monument where John Speke stood when he discovered the source of the longest river in the world.
You’ll be able to spot out a number of water birds in the isolated tiny islands on the lake and then you will transferred back to Kampala at your hotel or residence.