Jinja Day-cation (Private Nature and Source of the Nile road-trip)

Kid Friendly in Jinja

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Take a road trip to Uganda’s quaint lakeside town of Jinja, the Source of the great Nile river. See the many natural attractions along the route including the rare Ssezibwa falls and enjoy the Mabira forest nature walk. Take a boat cruise on the river Nile and visit the exact spot where the Nile separates from Lake Victoria on its journey to the mediterranean
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: NamawojjoloArguably the best high way street food market stop in Uganda. We stop here for a taste of local breakfast (roast chicken, rolex (egg wrap) and roast plantain)Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Ssezibwa Falls, Mukono, Central RegionLittle known falls and lovely green park on the Jinja-Kampala highway. Falls spots a confluence of twin rivers with a great story and cultural significance to the localsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Mabira forestNature walk with a special guide and learn about the abundant flora and fauna of the forestDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Jinja Nile BridgeUganda's first suspended bridge; great for day time photos and great views of the Nile when walking acrossDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, Jinja, Eastern RegionGreat source of the river Nile; the attraction for which Jinja is most famous. Guests can aslo expect a one-hour boat motorised canoe cruise to the exact point where the Nile separates from lake Victoria and starts is descent to the Mediterranean. Guests will also enjoy a sumptuous lunch of a much loved local delicacy - deep fried tilapia, with chipsDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Jinja Art Studio, Jinja, Eastern RegionGuests will enjoy a stroll in Jinja town (Uganda's second city). Main street is lined with all sorts of wonderful authentic arts, batiks, crafts and souvenirs and the locals are very friendlyDuration: 1 hourStop At: Kasaku Tea EstatesA trip to Jinja cannot be complete without stopping at the Kasaku tea estate for a million dollar sunset photo, on the drive back to KampalaDuration: 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Ssezibwa Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Mabira forest
  • Entry/Admission - Source of the Nile - Speke Monument

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic Beverages