2 Days Jinja Excursion Tour for Whitewater Rafting, Ssezibwa Falls Visit and Mabira Forest
On this adventure of 2 Days Jinja Excursion Tour, you will mix whitewater rafting with guided nature walks of Mabira Forest and the cultural Sezibwa falls. Kick-start the Tour in Kampala, then take a trip through Mukono, Sezibwa falls and finally get to the “Adventure Capital of East Africa”, as Jinja is popularly known.
You will still finish the 2-day Jinja Tour in Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda. Jinja was founded in 1907, but before that, it was a small fishing village that profited from its location on the long distance trade routes.
It is situated approximately 53 miles east of the Capital City, along the shores of Lake Victoria and is home to the source of the Nile River.
Being the adventure Capital of East Africa, Jinja is the only place where you can enjoy whitewater rafting on the River Nile, bungee jumping in addition to the popular boat rides, guided nature walks, fishing, Quad bike rides, horseback rides along the shores of Lake Victoria, to mention but a few.
Highlights of the 2-Day Jinja City Tour
- Whitewater rafting/ or Bungee jumping.
- Visit to Sezibwa falls and Mabira forest.
- Drive through sugarcane plantations.
- Day 1: Kampala City to Jinja, Adventure Capital of East Africa.
Detailed Itinerary for the 2 Days Jinja Excursion Tour
Day 1: Kampala – Jinja
On this day, you will have breakfast and drive through the Eastern route, to Jinja City whereby en-route you will see lots of exciting things. There will be a stop at Sezibwa Falls for a cultural tour, where you will learn the significance of the site to Buganda Kingdom.
Leave Sezibwa falls behind and continue to Mabira forest for a short guided nature walk that will introduce you to the mammals like grey-cheeked mangabey, Olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, several tree species, butterflies and forest bird species among others.
Afterwards, the journey to Jinja resumes while traversing different sugar and tea plantations. On getting to Jinja, your first visit is to the stunning Bujagali falls before taking a boat ride to the source of the Nile, with options of visiting the beautiful Samuka Island.
Later in the evening, get checked into a hotel, enjoy dinner and an overnight.
- Midrange: Jinja Nile Resort.
- Midrange: 2 Friends Guesthouse.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.
Day 2: Water Rafting along River Nile or Bungee jumping
Early in the morning, accompanied by your private safari driver, you will head to the starting point of whitewater rafting or Bungee jumping. Whatever activity you choose, be sure of raising your adrenaline spirit.
Enjoy lunch and leave for Kampala. Besides Bungee jumping or whitewater rafting, Jinja City is also known for horseback rides, quad biking, kayaking, fishing tours, jet skiing, and many others.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.
Inclusions of the 2 days Jinja Tour
- Road transfer by 4X4 safari vehicle.
- Private safari driver.
- Entry fees to the different sites.
- Bottled water.
- One night accommodation in Jinja.
- Relevant Government taxes and levies.
Exclusions of the 2 days Jinja Tour
- Accommodation in Kampala.
- Visa fees.
- Personal and medical insurance.
- Tips to the driver, site guides, Lodge staff and restaurant waiters/waitresses.
- Souvenir shopping.
- Laundry fees.
- Telephone calls.