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This two day excursion lets you experience Jinja town, home to the source of the River Nile along with many thrilling adventure activities. Grab some friends and instantly knock two or three things off your bucket list with this package.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Jinja
Pick up from your location in Kampala and we embark on the journey to Jinja. Our first stop will Mabira Rain Forest through Lugazi. One of the thickest and largest forests in Uganda, their we will head to Griffin Falls where we shall do 2-3 hours of zip-lining in the Mabira Forest Canopy Super Sky way. This is a canopy zip-line system that sends you soaring between the tallest trees in the rain forest. You are led to pass through ancient trees by experienced sky captains / sky guides across a network of 5 zip-lines that stretches 250 meters across River Musamya. Using strict International safety standards with imported climbing gears and high ropes from America, participants are belayed up the first tree, brought through the whole system and repelled on a 78 meter diagonal zip. 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-lining experience memorable.
The hike back from the sky way takes you past the beautiful Griffin Falls and back to the camp where we shall have lunch.
After lunch, we then head to Jinja town, this is quiet an interesting journey as there is a lot to see as we get close to Jinja town. You will cross the Jinja Bridge were Owen falls dam is located. While in Jinja town, you will be driven straight to the source of the Nile. Here you can go for a sunset boat ride along the Nile, buy some souvenirs from the African craft shops around or go for a trip in Jinja town to get familiar with the environment. After this tour, you will check in to Kingfisher Safari Resort, have dinner and spend the night.
Meal Plan : Lunch & Dinner
Day 2: Nile Horseback Safari, Bungee Jumping & visit to Sezibwa Falls.
On day two, you will wake up to breakfast at Kingfisher Safari Resort after which you can go swimming at the pool. After breakfast, go for a 2 hour horseback safari, the ideal way to explore the Nile up close. You will see a traditional Ugandan village and view the fantastic panorama from the hills overlooking the Nile River valley. The landscape is spectacular, you will be in awe of the beauty of the area around the source of the River Nile (no riding experience is necessary).
After this experience, the shuttle shall take you for a leap over the source of the Nile at Adrift river base, one of the most spectacular bungee jumping sites in the world. Take a deep breath and leap 44 meters over the Nile in a pulsating and extremely safe experience you’ll never forget. Ask to touch the water or opt for a tandem bungee (2 people at the same time) to make it even more exciting.
After this thrilling experience, you will a make a stop to have lunch on the Nile before setting off for a fulfilling ride back to Kampala.
On the way back to Kampala, you will make a stop at Ssezibwa Falls in Mukono.
Meal Plan : Breakfast & Lunch
Note: Prices are subject to change depending on the date of booking, Rates apply to East Africa Residents only. Supplement to be paid for non-residents.
- Transport to and from Kampala
- Transport to various sites in the package
- One night accommodation at Kingfisher Safari Resort
- Nile horse back safari
- Sunset cruise on the Nile
- Additional drinks and snacks
- Additional activities
- Travel insurance