2 Days Uganda Jinja Bungee Jumping & Rafting, Source of the Nile

2 Days Uganda Jinja Bungee Jumping & Rafting, Source of the Nile

 

This 2 days tour takes you to Jinja town-dubbed the Capital City of Adventure in Uganda and the perfect source of River Nile, from Lake Victoria. The short tour package will take you through the interesting parts of Uganda with small townships of Mukono where you can find Ssezibwa Falls one of the prominent Buganda Heritage sites, Mabira Forest which is a well-developed eco-tourism site with a moist semi-decidous forest famous for walking and cycling trails. The forest is a home to over 100 species of large moths, butterfly fauna, 300 species of birds e.g. blue swallow, papyrus gonolek and the nahan francolins, the purple throated cuckoo. The 2 days tour will then connect you to Jinja town which is well gifted with historical resources such as the Source of the Nile, the Bujagali Lake, and old Styled Indian buildings among others.

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2 Days Uganda Jinja Bungee Jumping & Rafting, Source of the Nile Highlights:

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Jinja & enroute forest walk at Mabira Forest Reserve.

Day 2- Early Morning Bungee jumping and White-water Rafting on the Nile & transfer to Kampala

2 Days Uganda Jinja Bungee Jumping & Rafting, Source of the Nile Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Jinja & enroute forest walk at Mabira Forest Reserve.

After your early morning breakfast, depart Kampala driving along Kampala- Jinja highway 80km about 1-2 hours’ drive without enroute stopovers. The drive journey to jinja will take you through small townships of Mukono were you can also find Ssezibwa falls one of the famous Buganda Heritage Sites where many natives flock for blessings, wealth, and fortunes. You will have stopover at Mabira Forest to explore the only forest reserve in Uganda with over 300 bird species as well as some endangered species of over 218 butterflies, monkeys, plants and 312 trees species. Thereafter, you will advance with the drive through Lugazi decorated with green tea, coffee and sugar plantations to Sunset Hotel in Jinja where you will have second stopover for lunch. After lunch, you take boat ride to the mighty source of the Nile which is tranquil place, dotted with beautiful tropical pants, palm trees and magnificent eye attracting white roaring water of the mighty Nile. As you stand on the Nile, you can hear the gurgling water, watch fishermen throwing their nets.Upon reaching the point where the source of the Nile originates, embark on taking wonderful photos for future memories; stand in the Nile while enjoying the views of different bird species including the King Fisher.

After the worthwhile experience, retreat back to the starting point and thereafter continue with the drive to Jinja town for city tour. The tour will expose you to different Indian styled structures which were used by many Indians before they were evicted by President Idi Amin Dada. You may also enjoy the sights of many shops located along the Jinja main road and you can decide to buy Ugandan Crafts in any of the craft shops in Jinja. Retreat back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay after the city tour.

Accommodation: Jinja Nile Resort (Luxury/Upmarket), Sunset Hotel Jinja(Standard/Mid-Range), Timton Hotel(Budget/Basic)

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Day 2- Early Morning Bungee jumping and White-water Rafting on the Nile & transfer to Kampala

Following an early morning breakfast in your Jinja place of stay, embark on an adventurous 44m plunge into River Nile at Nile High Bungee. From a steel platform which soars above the cliffs which tower over the deep, fast-flowing river, you take your thrilling jump. The view from above is scary and of course you get the jitters but it is much safer than you would think. Afterwards, retire back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. After lunch, embark on the day’s main adventure of white water rafting. Enjoy the most thrilling white water rafting at different grade stages. The white water rafting begins with a comprehensive briefing and the fitting of lifejackets and helmets. The rafting is done on a 10 kilometer stretch of the Nile River. The first few rapids are low grade (1, 2) and give clients a sense of confidence. As the river meanders through beautiful scenery, the rafts are guided into the mighty challenges of the best “grade 5” rapids on the Nile. Eight major rapids are rafted plus lower graded runs to maximize the adrenaline rush of this adventure. Return from the activity and embark on the transfer drive back to Kampala reaching late evening, before being transferred to Entebbe international airport for your flight back home..

End of the Safari.


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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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