ITINERARY PLANNING 1 DAY JINJA TOUR
1 day jinja itinerary shall include our driver/tour guide, pick ing you up from your hotel.
Start off the journey not later than 7am because we might encounter traffic jam which may set higher our drive time to Jinja.
Other than being the Capital Adventure of East Africa, it’s the biggest industrial city in the Eastern part of Uganda and sits on the shores of Lake Victoria.
It is in Jinja that the first and biggest hydro-electric power station was established and this saw many industries being established there which made it to be the second largest economic city in Uganda.
Jinja is a tourist hub of its own, making it different from other cities/places because of its unique location near two big fresh water bodies of Lake Victoria and the Nile River.
It is in Jinja that you will find unique features like the Source of the Nile River, among others, the Sezibwa falls, the big natural forest of Mabira and many more.
|Tour | Safari inclusive
||Transport, Meals(Lunch), Fuel, Guide/Driver, Entrace fee, Bottled water
|Tour | Safari Exclusives
||Tips, Craft shopping, personal upkeep
There are quite a number of tourist activities in Jinja and they include white water rafting, bungee jumping, boat rides, quad bikes, the horseback rides, sport fishing, kayaking, boat cruises, cycling tours, nature walks and community tours, among others.
As you set off for the 1 Day Jinja adventure, first 40 minute drive/20miles, you will have a stop at sezibwa falls which is believed to be a twin river produced by a woman who thought to have babies but gave birth to water.
sezibwa is also a well-known culture heritage for Buganda learn something from the Buganda kingdom as you see the beautiful spectacular falls with greenery around.
Watch the serene of the spiritual grounds of Buganda kingdom. There is a traditional healer where Natives flock for blessings, seek children, and business promotions.
You will then drive back to the main road to continue with your journey to Jinja.
On your way, you will have a view of the sugar plantations, tea plantations, all of which create beautiful sceneries.
Expect a stopover at Namawojolo where you will see the road vendor selling their goods like roasted meat and chicken, fresh sweet bananas and more local food.
They are not scared to run around the cars asking everyone to buy from them.
Your next stop will be in Mabira forest, have your adventure in the largest natural forest in Uganda.
The forest was once threatened to be given away for a sugar cane company.
The forest is a source of tree rubbers. Feel the atmosphere with the cool weather with the sounds of over 315 bird species.
You might also spot out some birds like Nahans ,frandin ,Cassin hawk, eagle white spotted flu tail.
See different tree species and butterflies flying over in the trees. Get to see small animals like squirrels and take pictures of different natures in the middle of the forest.
Enjoy the forest canopy skyway zip lining above the top of trees with an experienced GUIDE.
Relax at the stream of peaceful waters. You might also spot out bush pigs, blue duikers, red tailed monkeys and occasionally most likely to see a leopard .
Enjoy the nature walks as you take alook at the nature and the beautiful bird walks in the forest in our 1 day jinja tour package
As you enter jinja, stop at the Bridge of Owen falls Dam that generates hydro Electric power.
It is the biggest station to generate and supply power in Uganda from water bodies through 10 turbines
Head to the source of the might Nile which was found by Sir John Speke. It joins Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea where it’s emptied.
The word Nile is derived from a Greek word meaning valley. It’s the main source of water to the countries of Egypt and Sudan .
The river has two major twigs the White Nile and the Blue Nile that connects Sudan and Egypt.
Many people come here, to see this river because of its history. More to that, it has fertile banks that favor Agriculture
Later, have your lunch at the shores of the Nile while you enjoy the soothing of water bodies. And later see the cultural dances, shaped edged rocks,
Be part of the boat ride, and more so enjoy the activities at the might Nile white water rafting at its best and surely have a worthy unforgettable experience.
Tandem kayaking with an experienced guide who will take you down the rapid and try surfing at the Rive Nile.
Jet boat: enjoy the wild and flowers falling on water bodies and see a far canoes on the river.
Have a Terrain quad bike around the villages. visit the local people, try out bungee jumping though its not for faint hearted but visitors enjoy this to the fullest as they jump over the waters.
Unending activities when you reach the source of the Nile at the heart of adventure you can buy yourself a craft
End the Tour and head back to Kampala, hotel or residence for your one day trip.