1 Day Jinja Tour to Source of the Nile & White Water Rafting

Safari Overview: 1 Day Jinja Tour to Source of the Nile

A one-day Jinja tour includes visits to Sezibwa Falls and Mabira Forest, as well as white-water rafting and a boat cruise to the Nile’s source.

This is a wonderful package made for you to enjoy an in-depth exploration of Jinja city while on a Uganda safari. Jinja is generally regarded as the adventure center of East Africa.

Your day tour begins in Kampala and includes stops at Ssezibwa Falls, Mabira Forest, and white-water rafting/boat cruises at the Nile’s Source in Jinja, among other places, and interesting tour activities.

Source of the Nile

Source of the Nile

Your day journey will begin and end in Kampala or Entebbe. This Jinja tour can be prolonged for an additional day (2 days) to fully experience Jinja’s adventures.

Quick Tour Specifics

Activities: Sezibwa Falls, Mabira Forest, white-water rafting, and a boat cruise to the Nile’s source.

Start: Kampala or Entebbe
End: Kampala or Entebbe
Jinja City

Number of People: Tailored
Number of Days: 01
Availability: All Year Round
Price: Upon Request

Highlights of your 1 Day Jinja Tour to Source of the Nile

  • Visit at Ssezibwa Falls in Mukono
  • Mabira Forest for a quick nature walk
  • Photography and touring
  • Source of the Nile
  • Travel in a 4×4 Safari Van or Land Cruiser

Detailed Tour Plan of 1 Day Jinja Tour

Have breakfast at your Kampala hotel and then travel east on the Kampala-Jinja route to Jinja. Your journey will include a stop at Ssezibwa Falls in Mukono, some 45 kilometers from Kampala. Take in the stunning views of the falls while learning about their cultural significance. After that, head to Mabira Woodland for a little nature walk where you can see some wonderful forest birds as well as a few monkeys.

Proceed to Jinja, where the Nile originates, from Mabira Forest. After lunch, your journey to Jinja will begin with a boat excursion to a place where the Nile and Lake Victoria are claimed to meet, followed by a white water rafting experience on one of the Nile’s rapids. Then you’ll be taken back to Kampala through Kagulu Hill, the Busonga King’s palace, and, if time permits, the Rippon Falls.

White Water Rafting River. Nile

White Water Rafting River. Nile

You can also extend your stay to include kayaking, horseback riding, a sunset cruise on the Nile, bungee jumping to kiss the Nile water, a visit to the Speke Monument, mangabey tracking, and birding, biking, zip-lining in Mabira Forest, and many more fascinating activities.

The tour includes

  • Ground travel in a 4×4 Safari car
  • Lunch in Jinja
  • Visit to Mabira
  • Visit to Ssezibwa Falls
  • Guide fees
  • Boat cruise/white water rafting fees
  • All trip activities in the itinerary except the optional ones
  • Bottled drinking water

The tour excludes

  • Visas
  • Tips
  • Shopping bills
  • Other drinks
  • Airfares
  • Cigarette expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Personal insurance
  • Laundry services

What to carry on 1 day Jinja tour – Recommended

  • Camera plus extra batteries for photography
  • Light rain jacket in case it rains
  • Insect repellent to keep off biting insects
  • Torch for safety at night
  • Light clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses

Note: This Uganda tour package can be ordered or completed as is, adjusted to meet the needs of travelers, or included in a lengthier Uganda safari vacation package.

The cost of a one-day Jinja tour can vary depending on the activities chosen by the client, the tourist vehicle used, and, of course, the group size.