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.
Brief itinerary for 2 Days Jinja Tour
- Day 1: Kampala to Jinja, tour Ssezibwa & forest walk at Mabira Forest
- Day 2: White water rafting and return to Kampala or Entebbe
Detailed itinerary of 2 days Jinja Tour
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
2 Days Jinja Tour inclusions
- 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
2 Days Jinja Tour exclusions
- Optional experiences/activities
- Telephone bills
- Shopping expenses
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