1 Day Jinja Tour

Adventure Tours Uganda

Tour Activity Details

This amazing 1 day tour is your chance to explore the main attractions in Jinja, a district located east of Kampala – Uganda’s capital. The district derives most of its popularity from being the Source of the famous River Nile. This tour is the perfect getaway for anyone needing a break from a busy work schedule. A day’s tour to Uganda’s prime attractions will refresh and revive a tired mind, soul and body. Ameera Africa Safaris will make sure that your one day tour will leave you nostalgic for the Pearl of Africa. You will not regret your visit to Sezibwa Falls, Mabira Forest, Jinja town and the Source of the Nile, you will want to do it again.

The great River Nile is the ideal place for nature and adventure lovers. Activities such as white water rafting, kayaking, jet-boating, bungee jumping; jumping from a raised platform and plunging 44 meters into the Nile, sunset cruises, recreational fishing; an opportunity to catch the Nile Perch, surfing made possible by the rapids of the Nile, nature walks, birding, and bicycle riding through the surrounding villages where you are able to interact with the locals. Giving you an unforgettable experience is our job.

  • All accommodations
  • All activities, unless indicated as optional
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • One Chimpanzee Trekking Permit Per Person
  • One Gorilla Trekking Permit Per Person
  • Park fees
  • Professional guide
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • International flights
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)

Ameera Africa's professional driver-guide will pick you up from your hotel/convenient location after your breakfast. After a briefing on how your day will run, you will head out of Kampala towards Eastern Uganda to explore the region’s prime tourist attractions. Throughout your journey, our informed and friendly guide will point out key attractions, places, and things for your attention, answering all your questions and providing stunning information about the Pearl of Africa. Sezibwa Falls Your first stop will be at Sezibwa Falls located along the Kampala-Jinja highway, approximately 20 miles east of Kampala - Uganda’s capital. The falls, 7 meters (23 ft) high, are ideal for rock climbing, bird watching, and nature walks. They are home to over 120 bird species including weavers, red-chested cockoos, sunbirds, snake eagles, Kingfishers, and Cormorants. The surrounding forest hosts Bush monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, and many other primates. You'll also hear the stunning legend behind the source of Sezibwa’s existence, said to have been born by a human mother. Mabira Forest Your next stop after Sezibwa Falls will be at the renowned Mabira Forest, a massive rainforest covering approximately 300 square kilometres (74 acres) located in Buikwe district between Lugazi and Jinja. The forest is not just a jungle of massive trees and greenery but an arena of delicate beauty with colourful birds, butterflies, orchids, and various kinds of flowers. Perfect for birding and nature walks, it hosts over 315 bird species including Nahan’s francolin, black-shouldered nightjar, Casin’s hawk, blue-throated roller, African dwarf kingfisher, white-spinetail, Afep pigeon, and more. Source of the Nile You'll then proceed to the source of the Nile, an attraction that has drawn masses of curious tourists throughout the ages. Lake Victoria and River Nile present a soothingly beautiful sight. Enjoy a boat ride on River Nile and sail to the actual place where this massive river is said to begin its journey to the Mediterranean sea. Experience the gentle breeze, the sound of waves, local fishermen drawing and mending their nets, and the Savannah vegetation and greenery on the small islands. After the boat ride and nature walks, you'll depart from Jinja with the setting sun. Your return to Kampala with the Ameera Africa guide will mark the end of your ‘1 day Jinja guided tour’.

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    Type Adventure Tours
    Group All Groups
    Languages English