The 1-day Jinja source of the Nile tour is a single day experience of the rushing Nile river waters and the surrounding beautiful scenery. The 1day Jinja source of the Nile tour can include Sezibwa falls tour, Mabira forest nature walk and birding excursion, culture tours, reptile village visits, white water rafting, boat cruise to the source of the Nile, Quad biking and horseback ridings.
Jinja is a town situated in Eastern Uganda about 84km from Kampala-Uganda’s capital popularly a Uganda safari destination because of the source of the Nile. Apart from the source of the Nile, there many activities in Jinja source of the Nile that can be done.
Details of the 1-day Jinja source of the Nile tour
The one-day Jinja source of the Nile tour starts in the morning at 7:00 am with a pick up from your place of residence in Kampala by a professional tour guide.
From Kampala, the first stop is done at Sezibwa falls in Mukono district 43km from Kampala. Here you can hike to the top of the falls and do a cultural tour to the traditional cultural heritage site for the Baganda (a bantu ethnic group of people). The captivating natural beauty of the river that emerges from the thickets, stumbles over crafted like sharp rocks and plunges into a whirling pool will get you wowed.
The next stop is at Mabira forest, 21km away. Mabira forest is one of the remaining tropical rain forests in Uganda and home to about 300 bird species, flora and Uganda’s endemic-Uganda mangabey (Lophocebus ugandae). A nature walk here is the best way to explore the forest, the time spent there depends on the trail taken. Before you get to Mabira, you will come along the fast foods sold along the highway made the local way.
From Mabira forest, the safari continues with a drive to the source of the Nile. Lunch is taken most probably at Sunset hotel. After lunch, do a boat cruise to the source of the Nile which takes about 45 minutes. This is the perfect time for memorable Uganda tour pictures as you stand at the historical point where John Speke stood 156 years ago, which is today one of the biggest attractions in Jinja source of the Nile.
In the evening, the last activity can be a drive through Jinja town. Jinja town is Uganda’s former industrial capital with a great architectural blend of the colonial, Asian and African buildings.
The 1-day Jinja source of the Nile tour ends with a drive back to Kampala by around 6:00pm.
The best way of planning a 1-day Jinja source of the Nile tour is by hiring a 4×4 safari vehicle for hire organized by a tour operator in Jinja source of the Nile. Planning with a tour operator eases transportation since the journey has a number of stop overs along the way. The safari can be customized to fit your interests when you contact the tour operators in Jinja source of the Nile.
Take time to enjoy the beauty in the pearl of Africa by spending that one day out with your loved ones at the source of the Nile.