1 Day Jinja City Tour Uganda Safari. Uganda City Tour to Jinja
This amazing 1 Day Jinja City Tour Uganda Safari has a blend of numerous tourist attraction sites around Jinja town and nearby places with the first stopover being the historical Ssezibwa falls with a height of about 8m and a sweet mind-blowing natural hissing sound. This Jinja City Tour Uganda safari further proceeds to a mind-blowing guided forest walk through Mabira Forest that lasts up to 2hrs in duration. A number of birds of various species are spotted throughout the forest as this is their natural habitat as well as various plants and mammals.
- Visit the Ssezibwa falls with a hike around.
- Nature walks in the Mabira forest.
- English Speaking driver/guide plus all the transport.
- Bottled water, lunch, and a soft drink.
- Boat ride on Lake Victoria to see the source of the Nile.
- Pick up and drop off from Hotel in Kampala.
- Jinja city tour/ drive.
A Stopover at Mabira Forest. Jinja City Tour Trail
This mighty site also harbors a number of bird species that present a great opportunity for birding activities to all bird lovers. Additionally, other activities like camping, hiking, natural forest walks, and canoeing can also be conducted.
Upon checking out, the journey proceeds to Mabira Natural Forest for a 2hr guided nature walk through the forest. Mabira Forest is a rainforest spanning a land area estimated at 300 square kilometers (12 square miles) located in Buikwe District between Lugazi Town Council and Jinja City.
Being a natural forest, you will enjoy the walk through the forest canopies that can last up to over an hour without directly spotting the sky. As you enjoy the natural breeze radiated by the forest cover, you will encounter a number of primates and over 300 bird species that really make this guided walk another amazing experience.
Afternoon Session on Jinja City Tour: Visiting the Ripon Falls / Source of the Nile & Birding
1 Day Jinja City Tour Uganda Safari afternoon session starts off with a drive to Jinja City tour for lunch at Jinja Sunset Hotel or any other facility you choose. After lunch, you prepare for an afternoon drive to the Rippon Falls formerly known as the Source of the Nile. Which after you visit the actual Source of the River Nile and get to see the Origin of the Nile.
This is another exciting moment for any Bird lover to encounter as you will surely see some of nature’s amazing bird species and as well get to learn about the past history of the Nile and its source. A return journey to Kampala later starts off at 4:30 pm through Jinja on Main Street.
About the Source of the River Nile
All along, you may choose to relax at the Source of the Nile and request the guide to pick you up at a later time. Our professional guides will keep showing you all the species of birds you come across as well as the lizards along the Nile River.
The most interesting and awaited moment of this 1 Day Jinja City Tour Uganda Safari is when you come to a close point where the Nile dramatically detaches itself from Lake Victoria. A stream of water will start flowing to the North forming the Albert Nile which flows to join the Blue and White Nile of South Sudan and the flow proceeds to the Mediterranean Sea through Egypt.
End of the 1 Day Jinja City Tour Uganda Safari
What to pack or carry?
- Camera and Batteries.
- A backpack.
- Cap / Hat.
- Light clothes.
- Insect repellant
- [Optional]- Canopy Zip – lining activity in Mabira forest. (Paid separately by a client if interested).
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