1 Day Jinja Trip

This 1 day Jinja Trip is a day’s tour to one of the most scenic cities in the peal of Africa far away in the east also known as the former industrial hub of the country which was outstripped by Kampala. Along your trip to Jinja, you will have stop-overs for example at Ssezibwa water falls in Mukono that is also believed to be a spiritual and cultural site to Buganda and Mabira forest where you will either conduct a two hours nature walk or opt for zip-lining to have an aerial view of the forest according to your preference. This day’s tour takes you to go explore the city by visiting some industries before embarking on a boat cruise to the source of the Nile and Kalagala falls a spot for water activities like tubing, white water rafting, kayaking and many more.

Meet our professional driver guide very early in the morning at your hotel, airport or any place of convenience. He will brief you highlighting your tour expectations and activities to indulge in during your day’s visit to Jinja. You will then embark on your journey to the east traversing through the Kampala suburbs while you may opt to have some locally roasted chicken, gonja, goat’s meat along the way.  You will have stop-overs along the way such as at Ssezibwa water falls located in Mukono 32kms away from Kampala. This is where River Ssezibwa flows down past a heap of rocks forming a ponderous pour down into a basin. A local guide will take you around the falls as you make a hike to the top of the falls to have greater views and have an opportunity to take photos while he narrates the history and myths surrounding their formation.

You will have another stop-over at Mabira forest where you will have a two hours nature walk amidst the forest as you will encounter a variety of bird species, animals like red-tailed monkeys, vervet monkeys, grey-checked mangabeys, bushbucks, forest duikers to mention but a few. You can also opt to go for zip-lining to have an aerial view of the forests. You will then continue with your drive to Jinja while you enjoy the eye-catching scenery of the Lugazi sugarcane and tea plantations.

Arrival in Jinja will be in the early afternoon to have a tour around Jinja city to some industries since it’s an industrial center while you have up-close view of old Asian-architect buildings that will surely portray the history behind this city. You will have lunch at a restaurant with in Jinja city center after which you will proceed to explore the source of the Nile. Embarking on a boat cruise on Lake Victoria, you will make a visit to the source of the Nile while you enjoy the scenery of the beautiful Islands. Various bird types will be spotted such as egrets, cormorants, pelicans and many more that will surely make a moment for a birder.

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