Explore the Source of the Nile: A 2-Day Natural Beauty Adventure.

Discover the mesmerizing Source of the Nile in Jinja, Uganda—a breathtaking starting point of the world's longest river, the Nile. This incredible landmark holds great historical importance for African countries and sits in the vibrant town of Jinja, which draws travelers from all corners of the globe.

Visiting Jinja means diving into a world of thrilling adventures. Feel the rush of white water rafting, navigating different levels of rapids that will challenge your courage. Experience the exhilarating Nile High Bungee, where you plunge 43 meters into the river's embrace.For a more relaxed outing, try kayaking along the Nile's gentle rapids, enjoying its scenic beauty. Or opt for tubing, a new adventure that gets your heart pumping as you drift along the river's currents for a couple of thrilling hours.

Jinja isn't just about adventure; it's a paradise for bird lovers too! With diverse habitats, it's among the best birding destinations in Uganda, offering a colorful display of bird species.


Uncover Nature's Treasures

2 Day Itinerary 

Experience the allure of Uganda's wilderness with our captivating 3-Day Murchison Falls Adventure! From rhino tracking to exhilarating game drives and a tranquil Nile cruise, immerse yourself in the heart of Africa's untamed beauty.

Day 0: Welcome to Uganda's Capital

Upon arrival, our Above Only Safari representative will warmly greet you and transfer you to your hotel in Kampala. Depending on your arrival time, dive into the city's vibrant pulse with an exhilarating city tour. Discover historical landmarks like the Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, delve into Uganda's rich heritage at the Uganda Museum, and explore the vibrant African Craft Village.

Accommodation Options:

  1. Orchidea Guesthouse.


Day 1: Journey from Kampala to Jinja, Discover Ssezibwa & Mabira Forest

Start your day with a delicious breakfast and meet your tour guide for a thrilling adventure to Jinja, just about 85 kilometers away, via the Jinja-Kampala highway.

Along the way, you'll have exciting stopovers. Visit the stunning Ssezibwa Waterfalls, known for their cultural significance and scenic beauty. Capture memorable pictures before heading to the breathtaking Mabira Forest, home to diverse primates, birds, and trees.

In Mabira Forest, enjoy a guided nature walk, observing the incredible variety of birds, trees, and primates. As you travel onwards to Jinja, marvel at the expansive tea and sugarcane plantations.

Upon arrival in Jinja, savor a delightful lunch and then embark on a thrilling boat cruise along the Nile River. Explore Samuka Island, a paradise for birdwatchers, before returning for a relaxing dinner and overnight stay at a comfortable hotel.

Accommodation Options in Jinja:

  • Luxury: Jinja Nile Resort, Wild Water Lodge
  • Mid-range: Kingfisher Safaris Resort Hotel, Source of the Nile Suites
  • Basic/Budget: 2 Friends Guesthouse, Bilkon Hotel
  • Meal Plan: Half board

Day 2: White Water Rafting and Return Journey

Start your day with a cup of hot tea or coffee, gearing up for an exhilarating white water rafting briefing.

Prepare for an adventure-packed day of white water rafting, navigating through thrilling rapids along the Nile River.

After this exciting rafting experience, enjoy a late lunch before checking out of the hotel. Bid farewell to Jinja as you drive back to Kampala or Entebbe, marking the end of your action-packed 2-day Jinja tour.

Alternative Itinerary:

Day 1: Ziplining in Mabira Forest & Quad Biking

Kickstart your adventure with breakfast and head to Jinja for an incredible ziplining experience in Mabira Forest. Glide through ancient trees, soaking in breathtaking views.

After lunch at a local restaurant, get ready for quad biking, exploring diverse terrains and local villages.

End your day with an evening boat cruise to the Source of the Nile River before retiring to your hotel.

Accommodation Options in Jinja:

  • Luxury: Jinja Nile Resort, Wild Water Lodge
  • Mid-range: Kingfisher Safaris Resort Hotel, Source of the Nile Suites
  • Basic/Budget: 2 Friends Guesthouse, Bilkon Hotel

Day 2: Visit Itanda Falls, Kayaking/Tubing, and Departure

Explore Itanda Falls and opt for kayaking or tubing, paddling through serene and thrilling sections of the Nile.Enjoy lunch and then depart Jinja for Kampala or Entebbe, concluding your thrilling 2-day Jinja adventure.

This customizable itinerary promises action-packed fun and allows you to tailor your Jinja experience to suit your interests and preferences!

The safari includes

  • Meals as specified and accommodation with en suite facilities.
  • Transportation in a comfortable 4×4 Safari Car.
  • Applicable  entrance and activity fees.
  • An assigned English-speaking Professional Tour Driver-guide.
  • Bottled water during the safari.
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All hotel pick-ups and drop-offs.
  • Activities outlined in the itinerary (except those stated as optional).

The safari excludes

  • Activities not specified in the itinerary.
  • Phone calls and bar bills.
  • Personal or travel insurance.
  • Airfare (unless specifically requested).
  • Laundry services.
  • Gratuity for the driver guide (recommended).
  • All other personal services.
  • Entry visa into Uganda (Click: Here).
  • All beverages except water.
  • Any activities listed as "OPTIONAL."
  • Covid-19 tests (if required).