This 2-day Jinja and white-water rafting tour will take you to Uganda’s second-largest and busiest commercial hub after Kampala, the country’s capital. Jinja was founded in 1907 and is located in the eastern region of Uganda. The city is about 85 kilometres from Kampala, on the banks of Lake Victoria. Jinja has many attractions, including Lake Victoria which is also the source of the river, Nile, and it is also one of Uganda’s historical towns surrounded by water bodies.
On your 2-day Jinja and white-water rafting tour, enjoy white-water rafting and bungee jumping on the world’s longest river. Additionally, add a Rolex tasting adventure in Jinja city and get an opportunity to engage in the preparation of Uganda’s most popular food delicacy.
- En-route ziplining in Mabira Forest
- Visit Sezibwa falls
- Bungee jumping
- Rolex tasting
- White-water rafting on the Nile
Day 1: Transfer to Jinja
Have an early breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, then drive to Jinja city which is approximately 2 hours given the traffic. Enjoy sightseeing during your journey and make a pit stop near Sezibwa Falls for a guided nature walk and sightseeing. Proceed with your journey and make a stopover in Mabira forest for ziplining. In Mabira, you will also get a chance to encounter creatures such as birds, olive baboons, red colobus monkeys, and blue-cheeked mangabeys, among others.
Later, travel to Jinja via several sugarcane and tea estates. When you arrive in Jinja, go for a bungee jumping experience, after which you will take a boat to explore the source of the Nile. Later, drive to your lodge and refresh. Take to the streets of Jinja to taste the Ugandan Rolex which will be your meal for dinner. Here you will also observe how the Rolex is prepared and if you wish, you can ask the Rolex dealer to let you try making one for yourself. Later, while your Rolex is being handcrafted, taste this treat. Overnight stay at your lodge.
Day 2: White-water Rafting on the River Nile
After your breakfast, your white-water rafting adventure begins. The adventure will begin with a briefing at the starting point. When it comes to white water rafting, you will be instructed on what is expected of you. White-water rafting takes you through grade five rapids with stunning scenery and the tremendous roar of the rapids. After white-water rafting, you will have lunch and then return to Kampala, bringing your 2-day Jinja and white-water rafting tour to a close.
• All the above-mentioned activities
• Accommodation on full-board
• Service of a professional English-speaking driver guide
• Bottled drinking water in the tour vehicle
• Travel insurance
• All optional activities not included in the itinerary
• Personal expenses on souvenirs, laundry, drinks, etc.
• Tips to the driver guide
• International Flights