2-day Source of the Nile Safari- Jinja

2 Days
From $515
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Trip Overview

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Jinja

Day 2: Source of the Nile back to Kampala.


Day 1: transfer from Kampala to Jinja

Have early morning breakfast, thereafter drive to the East, to Jinja district, along the way you will have a lot of sights to see, and you will not be bored in any way since there is a lot to see. Have a stopover around Sezibwa Falls for a guided nature walk and sighting seeing. Thereafter, head to Mabira forest where you will engage in a nature walk through the forest, here you will see a number of monkeys, different types of tree species, birds among others. Later, proceed to Jinja passing through different sugar and tea plantations. In the evening check-in at the hotel, have dinner


There is an option of one for a canopy in Mabira Forest. The Mabira Forest Canopy sends you soaring between the tallest trees in the rainforest, going through ancient trees by a well-experienced guide across a network of 5 zip-lines that stretches 250 meters across River Musamya. Strict international safety standards with imported climbing gears and art high ropes from America, participants are belayed up the first tree. High up in the canopy one is able to enjoy a view of the forest layers, mammals like grey-cheeked mangabeys and red-tailed monkeys, birds like palm nut vultures, African fish eagles, great blue turacos, and the roaring griffin falls, making your zip a memorable day!



Meals included: No Meals
Accommodation: Jinja Nile Resort
Day 2; Source of the Nile/ back to Kampala.

Early morning you will have a short Jinja town tour and after the visit, the Bujagali falls, later take a boat to the source of the Nile and also visit Samuka Island where you will have a great time viewing birds. transfer back to Kampala. Have lunch in Mukono town and later proceed with your journey reaching Kampala late in the afternoon. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport for your onward flight ending the 2 days Jinja and Kampala tour.

Meals included: No Meals
Accommodation: No accmmodation


This 2 Day Jinja tour will take you to Uganda’s second-largest and busiest commercial town after Kampala, the Capital of Uganda. Jinja was established in 1907, it is located in the East about 85 km away from Kampala, on the shores of Lake Victoria; its where you will also find the source of the Nile River.  


Jinja Nile Resort
Located in one of the nation’s key tourism spots, Jinja Nile Resort is also deemed one of the top-rated properties in Uganda, with spectacular views over the River Nile. The resort is ideal for all types of guests, from business travelers to tourists.The out-of-town retreat is spread over 30 acres of well-manicures gardens, with lawns, swaying palm trees and tropical plants creating a tranquil atmosphere.

Availability and Prices

Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2021
Double Occupancy
$ 515
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$ 775
Per Person
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2022
Double Occupancy
$ 515
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$ 775
Per Person
  • Airport pickup
  • Transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Park-entrance fees according to the program
  • English speaking driver/guide;
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Daily activities and excursions as indicated in the itinerary
  • 1 chimpanzee permit per person (a US$ 150 value)
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • All gratuities
  • Airfare to and from destination
  • Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Domestic flights
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs cancellation insurance, or any other travel insurance)