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A 1 day Jinja tour and visit to the source of the Nile in the adventure capital of Uganda are guaranteed to blow your mind with a lot of hard adventures and fun-filled activities! Jinja is one of the friendliest and most importantly diversified towns in Uganda, providing different tourist activities like a boat ride to the source of the Nile, nature walks in the Mabira rainforest, visiting the Sezibwa, as well as bungee jumping.

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1-day Jinja
Bird watching in Mabira Forest

Highlights for 1-day Jinja Tour Uganda and visit the source of the Nile

  • Excursion to Jinja town.
  • Amazing source of the Nile visit.
  • Mabira forest Birding and Nature walk.
  • Sezibwa Falls tour.
  • Jinja railway stations visit.
  • Airport transfers.

Detailed itinerary for 1 day Jinja tour of Uganda and visit the source of the Nile.

Simba Africa Expeditions’ driver/guide will pick you up at your place of residence not later than 7:00 am. After a short briefing about the day’s activities, you will embark on your journey, driving along the Kampala and Jinja highways to Sezibwa Falls, a serene and cool cultural place endowed with breath-taking waterfalls and gorgeous rocks, lush green scenery, birds, and primates such as monkeys that can be sighted during the walk around the small forest. After a fun-filled guided tour around this amazing place, you will proceed to Mabira.

Visit Mabira Forest

Mabira Forest is a lush green rainforest canopy ideal for guided nature walks, where you get to see various bird species, butterflies, and over 312 plant species. Get a breath of fresh air as you walk underneath a very cool rain canopy, surrounded by the natural scents and sounds of birds and monkeys in the thick canopies of this large forest. Continue with your Jinja tour to town for lunch, and thereafter, proceed to the Source of the Nile. Here you can get some facts about the river Nile and important historical figures that discovered the source of the Nile.

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Mabira Forest Birding Rwenzori Turaco

Boat Cruise on the Nile

After the boat ride, you will walk through the craft markets and get a few of your little souvenirs. You will then embark on your journey back to Kampala, passing through Jinja town to view a few of the remaining colonial and religious landmarks. Expect to arrive back in Kampala at around 7:00 p.m. You will be dropped off at your desired destination, and that will mark the end of the tour.

1 day Jinja tour in Uganda and visit the source of the Nile includes:

  • Airport Pickup and drop off.
  • Transportation by safari vehicle.
  • En-route lunch.
  • Entrances fees to various sites.
  • Rafting cost.
  • Driver Allowance.

However, 1 day Jinja tour in Uganda and source of the Nile excludes:

  • Airfare.
  • Uganda Visa.
  • Luxury drinks.
  • Laundry.
  • Gratitude to local guides.
  • Telephone fee.
  • Porter fee while touring.
  • Personal insurance, shopping bills, and cigarettes.

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