2 Day Whitewater Rafting Jinja, Source of The Nile

Top Destinations/Parks to Visit:

  • Jinja Source of the NileTake a trip to Owen Falls Dam
  • Kampala CityUganda's Largest & Capital City

Activities to do on this Safari:

  • Whitewater Rafting
  • City Tours & Local Shopping

2 Day White water Rafting Jinja, Source of The Nile

Overview

This 2 day white water rafting tour takes you to Jinja town which  is referred to as the adventure capital of Uganda. If you are not adventurous, no need to worry because you are  catered for in this amazing tour to the source of the Nile town. It is usually advisable to start the day a little bit early so as to view the elusive birds in the morning and to experience the best early morning cool weather but still thank God for small favors, even if you miss the morning weather it is always cool in the Mabira forest.

Highlights of the water rafting tour

  • Hotel Pickup and drop off
  • Transfer to Jinja via Mabira Forest
  • Adrenaline activities on the Nile.

Itinerary Summary

Pick up from your place of residence as early as 08:00a.m, and travel to Jinja, our first stop over is the Sezibwa falls. Sezibwa Falls is a 45 minutes drive from Kampala and is located on Jinja road after Mukono town.

It is a wonderful place for a nature walk, birding, picnics, a limited hike to the top of the falls and the cultural worship grounds with their lush greenery grounds which are suitable for camping with sound of the falls in the background.

After Sezibwa falls we proceed to the Mabira forest walk, which starts from form the Mabira rain forest lodge. During this walk one gets 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 nature walk in the Mabira forest we pass via the Owen Falls Dam and then proceed to Jinja town for lunch.

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Pick you up from your hotel and hit the road for Jinja City.

Pick up from your place of residence as early as 8:00 A.M, and travel to Jinja, our first stop over is the Sezibwa falls. Sezibwa Falls is a 45 minutes drive from Kampala and is located on Jinja Road after Mukono town.

It is a wonderful place for a nature walk, birding, picnics, a limited hike to the top of the falls and the cultural worship grounds with their lush greenery grounds which are suitable for camping with sound of the falls in the background.

After Sezibwa falls we proceed to the Mabira forest walk, which starts from form the Mabira rain forest lodge. During this walk one gets 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 get to see the elusive monkeys.

Proceed with After the nature walk in the Mabira forest we pass via the Owen Falls Dam and then proceed to Jinja town for lunch. Apart from the delicious meals, Jinja town possesses one of the best views of the source of the Nile and the railway.

After lunch, take a short tour around Jinja town, we start from the Jinja railway stations and see the railway line that connects Uganda to Kenya and view the diesel locomotives. We 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.its here where the white water rafting actually takes place. Conclusion of Jinja city tour

To end the day, go for a boat ride to visit the actual point where the source of River Nile starts from and view the Speke monument where John Speke stood when he discover the source of the longest river in the world.

Also get to see a number of water birds in the isolated tiny islands on the lake and then board the car and drive back to Kampala or your hotel residence.

Day 2: Kampala city tour

After breakfast and briefing, start your urban circuit which will include; Uganda Safari Makerere University, Bahaii temple the one of its kind in the whole of Africa, drive to Namugongo Martyrs shrine, Uganda museum, National theater or buganda road for the art and crafts, cruise around the city itself get to know places like Hotels, Post office and even bars and restaurants round the city.

End of the Tour

Included

  •  Hotel Pickup and Drop off
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch and Accommodation as per Itinerary
  •  4×4 Safari Transportation to/from airport
  •  English Speaking Tour Guide/Driver

Not Included

  •  Tourist Entry Visa
  •  International Flight Tickets
  •  Travel Insurance
  •  Items of Personal Nature
  •  Tips and Gratuities

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Tour Highlights

  • Hotel Pickup and drop off
  • Transfer to Jinja via Mabira Forest
  • Adrenaline Activities on the Nile

Best Time to Visit

The best wildlife viewing months in Uganda and Rwanda are during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari. The habitat of rain-forests is, by default, very wet, and one can’t avoid rain completely.

How to Obtain Tourist Entry Visa

The most easier way of getting a visa to Uganda is by purchasing it at the entry point, Entebbe Airport or any border station. This is very possible for tourists. All you need to do is pay USD 50, fill in the application form with passport dates and information. The visa fee of USD 50 usually runs for 90 days.