Visit the world renowed Jinja in this two day one night trip. You will get to see a mixture of culture and adrenaline filled activities like white water rafting, quad bikes, jungle canopy zipline. This is an excellent weekend getaway.
Day 1: Kampala – Ssezibwa Falls, Jungle ZiplineJinja is the second biggest town in Uganda after Kampala. It is here that you will find the source of River Nile, Bujagali falls plus a couple of industries. Jinja is situated on the Northern shore of the large Lake Victoria just above the impressive Ripon falls close to the Owen falls dam. Drive from Kampala to the east along the Jinja – Kampala high-road. Make a short stopover in the Mabira forest; see the various primates including the grey checked mangabey plus the red tailed monkeys. In addition, there are butterflies and a great profusion of birds like the Nahan’s francolin, endemic forest wood-hoopoe plus the African pitta. The Mabira forest is a special ornithological site within Uganda. Later proceed to Jinja. Visit the source of the River Nile. The place where Speke saw the Ripon falls back in 1862. You will have a brief stop over at the cultural site of Ssezibwa, a serene site with a waterfall. Afterwards, proceed to the adrenaline filled jungle canopy zipline at Griffins Falls. Following late lunch, enjoy a relaxing sunset boat cruise to the source of River Nile before dinner. Dinner and overnight at the luxurious Jinja Nile Resort, or at the budget 2 Friends guesthouse FBDay 2: Water Rafting/ Quad Biking/Bungee Jumping/Horse Riding. Following breakfast, go for water rafting on the most well liked falls in the whole of Africa. The rapids extend over 10 kilometers down the river from the source of the Nile and this has made it one of the finest places for water rafting as well as kayaking because of the different grades of the rapids. After the early morning white water rafting, you will choose either to go bungee jumping or even quad biking in the afternoon. Jinja is filled with so much adventure that you can’t be bored at all. Enjoy your adventure! After lunch, you will go back to Kampala and that will end this adventure safari.