ITINERARY PLANNING 2 DAYS JINJA TOUR
The 2 Days Jinja tour takes us through Jinja, a city located in the Eastern region of Uganda and biggest industrial center, it’s a city full of adventure which you can’t miss.
Jinja sits on the shores of Lake Victoria, this makes the city to be the second economic city in Uganda, because of the water bodies and the location.
This makes it to be the first and largest Hydro Electric power station at Owen falls dam which led to the establishment of many industries.
Jinja is a tourist hub of its own and a place where you feel unique near two water bodies; Lake Victoria and River Nile.
These have different unique features like the source of the Nile, Owen falls dam, itanda falls ,kalagala falls, Bujagali falls, Sizibwa falls, Mabira forest and many more.
Other activities which are carried out in this place include water rafting, kayaking, boat cruise, sport fishing, cycling, bungae jumping, nature walks, community tours among others.
You will encounter when you’re at the planet of its own. There are quite a number of tourist activities in Jinja and they include white water rafting, bungee jumping, boat rides, the horseback rides, sport fishing, kayaking, boat cruises, cycling tours, nature walks and community tours, among others.
DAY 1 of our 2 Days Jinja Tour Safari
Wake up early morning for a cup of tea, our driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you through a briefing of the whole trip to Jinja before 7am in order not to encounter with the Traffic jam which may set higher our drive.
The first 40 minutes drive, you will stop over 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 some of the water flowed west.
‘Sezibwa’ falls is derived from a Luganda local word (Sizibwa kubbo) meaning my path cannot be blocked, the falls are 7km high.
Expect to view the beauty of the falls water flowing from the top, and the soothing sound of the water, you might spot out birds and harmony of songs at the falls.
And in the nearby forest above the trees, spot out monkeys like the red tailed monkeys, bush monkeys, enjoy rock climbing.
The activities will create a beautiful scenery where you will relax and have unforgettable experience with in your 2 days jinja safari
Not only the Activities, Sezibwa falls is a culture heritage of Buganda kingdom, view the greenery of the falls watch and the serene of the spiritual under grounds.
See the traditional healer where natives are believed to flock for blessings, job promotions, seek children.
Drive back to the road, on your way to Jinja you will view the tea and sugar cane plantations which are part of Uganda’s economy and carry out a big advantage in employing the local people, enjoy the beautiful scenery you continue with your journey to Jinja.
Expect a stopover at Namawojolo where you will see vendors selling fruits and local food and their not scared to run to the car asking everyone to buy from them.
Your next stopover will be at Mabari forest the largest natural forest in Uganda and a rainforest which covers approximately 300 squares, a habitat to primates, mammals, tree species and bird species and this same forest which was once threatened to be given away for a sugar company.
The trees in the forest are a source of rubber to the country and overseas.
Sit at the streams of peaceful waters and feel the fresh natural atmosphere of the cool weather you get a chance to see the bus pig, blue duikers, red tailed monkeys and an occasionally leopard which is most likely to be seen. Spot out different geckos and chameleons’.
Enjoy the forest canopy sky way zip lining above the tops of the trees. See different species of trees and small animals like squirrels as you take a guided forest walk with an experienced guide.
Arrive in Jinja and stopover at Owen falls dam where the hydroelectric power station that supplies and generates power in Uganda is located.
View the bridge at Owen falls, visit the falls which flow through 10 turbines a station of 180 megawatts.
It was a white over flow at point of which the river lives the lake have a beautiful scenery, see the water ducks, from here you will check in at your accommodation enjoy your dinner
Accommodation (optional) Meals: [ Dinner 2 friends’ hotel, Nile resort hotel, Paradis hotel, Sunset hotel]
Day 2 of our 2 days Jinja Tour
wake up early morning and have a cup of tea and proceed to the source of the Nile, as you enter you might spot out the red tailed monkeys
Be welcomed by culture dancers who will entertain you enjoy the music and our culture dance in the Eastern region of Uganda.
Enjoy a boat ride to explore the source of the Nile with our experienced guide who will give you full information about the source of Nile.
River Nile was founded by Sir john hannington Speke, at this point view the source of River Nile which flows to Egypt.
It’s also the source of water for Egypt and Sudan the water pours out at Ripon also known as the Owen falls dam.
View the second largest and longest river in the world after Amazon in South America and also witness, how the river leaves its lake to start its 3 months journey to pour into the Mediterranean Sea, you might also spot out some birds in the nearby papyrus.
After an experience at the source of the Nile you will go for nature walk spot out different bird species and plant species, butterflies, chameleon and different plant species.
Visit the community which stays at the source of the Nile, learn about their way of living. After, check out different crafts at the source of the Nile, you might as well buy yourself a souvenir.
Our driver/guide will drive you back to the Hotel and have your lunch, After, visit the Bujagali falls also spelled as Budhagali. its where the river Nile separates from Lake Victoria.
See the beautiful scenery of the falls and the soothing sound of white water bodies, experience different activities at the heart of adventures for example burgh quading, biking at the falls, water drafting, horse riding, kayaking, bungee jumping and cycling, bird watching.
These falls are also said by the local communities to be the site of the spirit called Bujabald who protects the community by performing rituals at the falls you may visit him since the spirit is embodied in a man who lives next to the falls he is the thirty ninth to be a spirit.
After your adventure at the falls your guide will drive you back to Kampala before 6pm at your hotel for your over night or departure.
Accommodation (option) Meals: Breakfast and lunch [2 friends’ hotel, Nile resort hotel, Paradis hotel, Sunset hotel ]
Inclusive:Transport, Fuel, Guide, Meals, Accommodation, Bottled water