Uganda 1 Day Jinja Safari

September 20, 2020by EngBalex0

One day Jinja trip starts at 6:30 am after morning breakfast, you will leave Kampala early so as to avoid the morning traffic jam of Kampala. You will start your adventurous trip to some of the tourist attractions along Jinja high way with your first stopover at a historical site called Sezibwa falls which is one of Uganda’s hidden cultural treasures. One part of the Sezibwa falls cultural site is owned by the Anglican Church of Uganda and another part being owned by the Buganda kingdom. You will take approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Kampala to Sezibwa falls.


Proceed with the journey to Mabira forest where you will do forest hike with high chances of viewing plenty of bird species, mammals, and plant species. Mabira forest is the largest forest in Uganda, covering about 300 square kilometers and the forest is located in Buikwe District between Lugazi and Jinja.


Mabira forest is home to over 300 bird species and many primates that you will see on the way like baboons and monkeys.

Proceed to Jinja town with a beautiful view of tea plantation, sugar cane plantation, and local people doing their daily day activities. Upon arrival at Jinja, you will have lunch from any local restaurant or hotel where you will try out our local dishes. After you will head to Source of the Nile for an afternoon boat cruise and you will see where the Nile originates from.

During the boat cruise, you will head to the point where the Nile River dramatically separated from Lake Victoria, at that point is where the stream of water started running towards the North forming the Victoria Nile co-joining with Albert Nile at Murchison Falls National Park and connected to southern Sudan to meet the Blue and White Nile, the same continues through Egypt to Mediterranean sea.

The Source of the Nile is the best place for all bird lovers to watch different species of birds and to enjoy the cool breeze of the waters.

Head for lunch at any hotel or local restaurant where you can try our African dishes. After lunch, you will go for white water rafting, breath-taking activities, enjoy the waves of water dancing to the tunes of the winds.

Travel back to Kampala and it will mark the end of the safari.

Included in the safari


  • Transport.
  • Entry fees.
  • White water rafting.
  • Boat ride at the source.
  • Mineral water.
  • English speaking guide/driver.
  • Lunch.
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