1 Day Jinja Tour in Uganda, Jinja source of River Nile tour, Jinja tours-adventure trips

Overview of the 1 Day Jinja Tour in Uganda, Jinja source of River Nile tour, Jinja tours-adventure trips

1 Day Jinja city tour is a one day Jinja source of the Nile tour. The Jinja day tour can include white water rafting adventure trip in Jinja on the River Nile, Bungee jumping adventure on the River Nile, Quad biking excursions in Jinja, Mabira forest birding excursion, culture tours and reptile village visits.

Jinja town lies in south eastern Uganda, about 87 Km by road to the east of Kampala and it is blessed with the Source of the Nile to which major safari excursions or trips – Jinja tours base as one of short Uganda safaris & tours. Jinja town is located on the shores of Lake Victoria and it is the vast cosmopolitan place in the Busoga region as well as the capital of the kingdom of Busoga. The town of Jinja has elevation of 1171 meters & lies at latitude 00*27N & longitude 033*11E.

The town was named Jinja a word from the dialects of two ethnic tribes of peoples (the Baganda & the Basoga) who lived on either side of River Nile region. In both these languages `Ejinja’ means a rock and having been so rocky, the place was named Jinja.

Jinja day tour to the source of the Nile Detailed itinerary;

lugazi sugar uganda safari

lugazi sugar uganda safari

Early morning after breakfast you shall be driven from your Kampala hotel traverse to Jinja a Prime Uganda tour-safari destination through Lugazi a favorite place of rest and healing for the Kabakas of the Buganda Kingdom , people who believe in kiganda traditions still come to seek the old ways at this place . For any visitor, these falls will leave a memorable adventure on your heart.

On your way as you approach Mabira Forest you will come by some of the fast-food dispensers of roasted chicken and beef on sticks done the local way

Mabira chicken roasted - Safari uganda

Mabira chicken roasted – Safari uganda

On top of the lovely over 312 tree and plant species, the forest has over 300 species of birds and over 218 of butterflies.Never the less you shall find different types of monkey and other mammals in this Forest. Walking underneath this canopy of an African tropical Rain forest.

After get back into the vehicle and go for lunch at the Sunset Hotel -a lovely restaurant perched on a hill over the Nile serving very good with chicken breast stuffed with spinach a great delicacy. It has Ugandan, Chinese, Indian and Italian dishes.
After lunch you will take a short ride to the source of the Nile-a quiet beautiful place, filled with palm trees, fantastic tropical plants and as you walk down the steps toward the Nile you can smell of the flowers there.

White Water Rafting uganda tour

White Water Rafting uganda tour

As you stand on the Nile, you will hear the gurgling water, watch native fishermen throw their nets in the longest river in Africa- You will take a Boat Ride to the actual source of the Nile and beyond the lake where you will take great pictures for future memories.



End of the 1 Day Jinja Tour in Uganda, Jinja source of River Nile tour, Jinja tours-adventure trips

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

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Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

luxury hotels in Jinja

jinja nile resort - Safari Lodges in Jinja

Jinja Nile Resort is positioned on 30 acres of land overlooking the Nile River and features impressive landscapes filled with palm trees, tropical plants and lawns.

luxury hotels in Jinja


Lake Victoria Serena Hotel is a luxury / upmarket accommodation establishment located on the shores of Lake Victoria and is noted to the recent to be added to the Serena Hotels portfolio in East Africa.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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