This day trip to Jinja lets you visit the source of the mighty river Nile. We visit the beautiful Ssezibwa falls on the way to Jinja and then continue on to go for a boat trip to the point of the source of the Nile.
THIS DAY TRIP TO JINJA INCLUDES:
- Ssezibwa falls
Day by day itinerary for our Source of the Nile day trip:
DAY 1: VISIT JINJA FOR THE SOURCE OF THE NILE
Your guide picks you up at your hotel in Kampala in the morning to start the journey to Jinja. Our first stop is at Ssezibwa Falls in-between Kampala and Jinja. This is a beautiful waterfall where you will take a guided walk. The falls is a culturally important spot for the Buganda kingdom and you will learn more about this during the walk. Afterwards we continue on to Jinja and you head out for a boat journey to the source of the mighty river Nile. Enjoy the beautiful nature as well as bird life along the river. We have lunch either before or after the visit to the source of the Nile depending on time. If time allows it is possible to add a visit to the center of Jinja as well.
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Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way.
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The prehistoric looking shoebill is a bird that interests many visitors (even the ones that are not that into birds). During this day trip we head to Mabamba swamp to hopefully see this strange looking bird.
The city of Entebbe doesn’t only have the international airport it also holds UWEC (Uganda Wildlife Educational Centre, the former zoo) and the botanical gardens. This day trip lets you go behind the scenes at UWEC to see the animals of Uganda close up! We then have lunch by the shores of Lake Victoria before enjoying the beautiful botanical gardens.
Take a short safari to Lake Mburo National Park to experience wildlife, scenery and recharge energy in the peaceful park. This is one of the two parks in Uganda where the beautiful zebra can be seen and on the way back to Kampala you have the chance to see the great shoebill stork with its prehistoric look.
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