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2 Days Jinja Tour Detailed Itinerary - All Uganda Safaris
2 days Jinja tour is a short Uganda tour uniquely designed to let you explore the Source of the Nile at Jinja- the renowned adventure capital of East Africa.
The 2 day Jinja City Tour Uganda takes you through amazing experiences including en-route visit to Ssezibwa waterfalls and forest walk in the lush Mabira Forest then the captivating white water rafting on the Source of the Nile.
Jinja is the second biggest and busiest city after Kampala, and it is located in Eastern Uganda. Founded in 1907, Jinja city is about 85kms away from Kampala and it is suitably located on Lake Victoria shores and it is where the Source of the River Nile is located.
It is incredibly one iconic tourist destination with plenty of attractions and adventure experiences ranging from bungee jumping, white water rafting, kayaking, boat cruise to horseback riding. On this 2 days Jinja tour, your trip begins and ends in Kampala or at Entebbe, the capital city of Uganda.
Highlights of the 2 Days Jinja Tour
- Visit Ssezibwa falls, Mabira Forest walk and evening boat cruise. OR
- Ziplining in Mabira Forest, then Quad biking and an evening boat cruise to the source of the Nile.
- Visit some monuments and then go for White water rafting – return to Kampala or Entebbe. OR
- Visit Itanda falls and the go for Kayaking or tubing on the Nile – return to Kampala.
Detailed itinerary of 2 Days Jinja Tour Package
Day 1: Kampala to Jinja, tour Ssezibwa & forest walk at Mabira Forest
Enjoy an early morning breakfast, after meet your tour leader for briefing and pick up ready to transfer to Jinja taking the Jinja-Kampala highway, about 85kms.
En-route possible stopovers include visit Ssezibwa Waterfalls to explore the cultural importance attached to this scenic falls, take pictures then proceed to Mabira Forest, a beautiful natural forest with variety of primates, birds, tree species.
At Mabira Forest, have the best of guided nature/forest walk for you to keep an eye on different birds, trees and primates etc. After, proceed to Jinja while viewing the extensive tea and sugarcane plantations en-route.
Settle for lunch upon early arrival, then later in the afternoon, go enjoy the boat cruise on the Nile River with a chance to visit a rich bird spot- Samuka Island.
Retreat from your exciting boat cruise experience, settle for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Accommodations in Jinja
- Jinja Nile Resort, Wild Water Lodge (Luxury)
- Kingfisher Safaris Resort Hotel, Source of the Nile Suites (Mid-range)
- 2 Friends Guesthouse, Bilkon Hotel (Basic/Budget)
Food Plan: Half board
Day 2: White water rafting and return to Kampala or Entebbe
Begin your day with an early morning hot cup of tea or coffee, after leave your accommodation for briefing about white water rafting.
After, embark on actual thrilling white water rafting adventure taking you through different rapids for long day expedition as you enjoy the Nile River waters.
Retreat from the challenging and exhilarating white rafting experience, enjoy late lunch then check out of the hotel and drive back to Kampala or Entebbe marking the end of your 2 days Jinja tour.
End of 2 days Jinja tour – White water rafting
On the 1st Day: Ziplining in Mabira Forest, then Quad biking and an evening boat cruise to the source of the Nile
Start your 2 Days Jinja Tour with a breakfast and the head to Jinja – go for a ziplining experience in Mabira forest that allows you to see the forest from a completely different perspective.
Experience the thrill of soaring through ancient trees under the guidance of experienced Sky Captains or Sky guides. The network of five zip-lines stretches 250 meters across the River Musamya, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Safety is paramount, and the strictest international standards are followed, with top-quality climbing gear and high ropes imported. After being securely belayed up the first tree, you’ll glide through the entire system with ease and end your adventure with an exhilarating 78-meter diagonal zip.
This unforgettable experience combines adrenaline-pumping action with awe-inspiring natural beauty, making it a must-do for anyone seeking adventure in Uganda. Proceed to Jinja City.
Take your lunch from one of the local restaurants and then head for Quad biking, another amazing adventure you can do on a Jinja city Tour.
Begin your quad biking adventure through the countryside surrounding Jinja. The route will take you through a variety of terrains, from dirt roads to rocky paths and rolling hills.
Enjoy the freedom and excitement of riding a quad bike while taking in the stunning scenery around you. Your guide will provide information about the area’s history and culture as you ride through local villages and plantations.
Later on in the evening, go and enjoy a boat cruise to the Source of the Nile River – head to your booked hotel or lodge for overnight.
The 2nd day: Visit Itanda falls and the go for Kayaking or tubing on the Nile – return to Kampala.
Instead of white-water rafting on Bujagali falls, we can start our second day with visiting Itanda falls and then kayaking or tubing.
Enjoy your kayaking adventure on the river, paddling through calm and rapids sections of the Nile. Enjoy the refreshing water and stunning scenery around you, including lush vegetation and exotic birdlife.
Take your lunch and then Depart Jinja for Kampala or Entebbe, depending on your next destination.
The end of 2 Days Jinja Tour
This short Uganda Safari offers an action-packed 2 Days in Jinja City, where you can experience some of the best adventure activities and natural beauty that Jinja City has to offer.
Depending on your interests, you can tailor the 2 Days Jinja Tour itinerary to suit your preferences.
- White water rafting
- En-route stopovers
- Ground travel to & from Jinja in 4×4 safari vehicle
- Fulltime English-speaking driver guide services
- Accommodation for 1 night plus meals
- Bottled water
- All trip activities exclusive of optional ones
- Optional experiences/activities
- Telephone bills
- Shopping expenses
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