1 Day Jinja and source of the Nile Adventure

This 1 Day Jinja and source of the Nile Experience is an Adventure from Uganda’s capital Kampala to Jinja the adventure Capital City of Uganda driving through tea plantations, sugar plantations and colorful roadside fruit and vegetable markets for a perfect way to experience adventurous activities with our first stop at the Cultural Ssezibwa falls, Mabira forest for a forest nature walk. Later embark on a boat ride to the exact spot where the River Nile separates from Lake Victoria on its journey to the Mediterranean Sea.
Private Tour
Culinary Experience
Culture and History
Rural Life
Jinja, Uganda
1 day
1 - 8

What we'll do

We will pick you up from your hotel in Kampala at around 6:30 am, Embark on Your journey driving East along Kampala – Jinja Highway through sugar plantations, tea plantations and colourful roadside fruit and vegetable markets. Your first stop will be a visit to Sezibwa Falls, a Buganda cultural heritage site in Mukono District where you will be enlightened on the origins of the Sezibwa Falls and the river. It is also a cultural site with folk stories and traditional healers. This cultural visit gives you a glimpse into the traditional beliefs of the Buganda kingdom and great photograph moments from the beautiful sceneries. Make a Stop At Namawojjolo market to enjoy a light snack of roasted Chicken on the street along the jinja highway for your breakfast.

Your next Stop will be at Mabira Central Forest Reserve, On the Kampala – Jinja Highway, Mabira Uganda. This is the largest rainforest for an adventurous nature or forest walk with a local guide. While on these forest trails, you will be in a position to see and learn about abundant Flora and Fauna with a number of mammals, primates, birds, butterflies and tree or plant species. The forest is home to over 300 species of birds. After this 2 hours forest walk, we will return to the road and drive to Jinja town for our next activity.

Proceed to Jinja with your next Stop being at the Jinja Nile Bridge on the Jinja Highway on the Kyabazinga Highway, where you will stop for Photographs on the new Jinja Cable bridge while enjoying a great view of the Nile. Later Proceed to the Source of the Nile – Speke Monument, Bukaya Njeru, Jinja. Proceed to Kingfisher for a boat ride to the famous historical and the original Source of the Nile, the Speke memorial Monument where the British explorer Speke first discovered the River Nile the Longest River in Africa with Lake Victoria and the Gandhi Monument. At that exact point, you will see where the Nile waters start to flow and where it joins Lake Victoria the largest freshwater lake in Africa. Proceed to the Reptile village and later transfer to Jinja Town for your lunch and a drive through the City of jinja known as the oldest industrial city. Later transfer back to your Hotel in Kampala

Where we'll go


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Meeting point

We pick you up from your Hotel within Kampala

Good to know

Good to know

The Tour starts and ends in Kampala

What is included?

  • Ground transport
  • Sezibwa falls visit
  • Mabira forest hike
  • Source of River Nile Visit
  • Boat trip
  • Bottled water
  • English-speaking
  • Lunch

What is not included?

  • Tips
  • airport transfers

What to bring

  • Insect repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Backpack
  • Cameras & Batteries
  • Cap / Hat
  • Rain Coat

Cancellation and refund

The booking fee ($27.50 p.p. included in the displayed price) is non-refundable if you cancel your booking. If a local cancels a booking or does not show up at the agreed time and place, you receive a full refund of the booking fee.

You are buying a unique experience that also empowers local communities and people to improve their lives by sharing their knowledge and lifestyle.

We give space for creativity. The locals themselves decide and develop the activity idea and design it in a way they find interesting.

Locals get 100% of the price they want. The booking fee is added separately.

Meet the Local


Local Tour Operator with a passion for nature and conservation, offering life-enriching itineraries for cultural & Religious Adventures & safari experiences to Uganda. We promote local authentic and unique travel experiences that provide travellers with the opportunity to connect with locals and have meaningful travel experiences on our day Tours, Multi-day tours and Tailor-made Safaris.

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