5 Days Jinja Safaris

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Jinja is approximately 54 miles (87 km) located in southeastern Uganda. It was previously the industrial capital of Uganda.

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  • Activity Level Leisurely
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  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the 5 Days Jinja Safaris.

Jinja is approximately 54 miles (87 km) located in southeastern Uganda. It was previously the industrial capital of Uganda. It has Owen Falls Dam, located just downstream from the Source of the Nile and the Nile starts its 4000-mile journey to the Mediterranean from Lake Victoria.

Jinja is best known for the Source of the River Nile at the now submerged Rippon Falls. Provides hydro-electric power for Uganda and parts of Kenya. Jinja is the largest metropolitan area in Jinja District, and is considered the capital of the Kingdom of Busoga.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

What is included in your 5 days Jinja tour

  1. Airport transfers
  2. Transportation by safari van
  3. Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  4. Bungee jumping and White water rafting
  5. Visit to the source of the Nile
  6. Visit Sezibwa falls and Mabira forest
  7. Lunch for all days
  8. Entrance fees
  9. Nature walks
  10. Fauna, floras and Avi-watching
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

What is excluded in your 5 days Jinja trip

The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and ciggs.
Other safaris to Jinja

  1. Day 1 Pick your from Airport

    Pick your from Airport en-route to Jinja and have a stopover at Sezibwa falls in Kayanja sub county Mukono district. This destination is much loved by its historical legend, activities like nature walks, mountain hiking, canoeing and cultural caves. Thereafter transfer to Mabira forest the remaining historical forest with unique faunas, floras and Avi-species.

    When we have reached in Jinja town, later in the evening go for bungee jumping experience – Jinja is the only place where one can have bungee jumping life time experience. This is one of the highest jumps in Africa, towards the bottom of the Nile River.

  2. Day 2 Rafting and Boat Cruise

    You can choose any ot the activities.
    a) Whole day Rafting Jinja

    River Nile offers white water rafting, After your morning briefing, We shall begin the 18 kms – Grade 5 hours rafting along the Nile Falls with a lunch break and continue with the remain Km of rafting through the fierce falls. This is regarded as the most thrilling adventure that one visiting Jinja shouldn’t miss out.

    b) Half-day Rafting and Boat Cruise to the Source of the Nile

    You can choose to go half day rafting to share the wild or mild experience with the Nile falls.

    Afternoon proceed with the source of the Nile visit described by Speke now lies a sub merged beneath the Owen Falls dam.
    However a visit to the Source of the Nile still rafting adventure Jinja Uganda day excursion tours remains a moving wondrous experience. An afternoon boat ride to the source is much amazing as you discover the great geographical mysteries that inspired the epic journeys of exploration under taken by Dr. Livingstone, HM Stanley and Speke.

    What to wear
    Remember that you will probably be in the sun most of the day. Bring a T-shirt, swim suit, board shorts and waterproof
    sunscreen for wear on the river (you will not need shoes or sandals). The water temperature is 27°C (49°F) all year round!
    For the end of the day, pack a towel, change of clothes and warm top.

  3. Day 3 Quard Biking

    Quad biking is open to individuals of at least 12 years and above. There is no limit to the number of participants and the
    activity can go on for four hours for over 25 Kms. Quad biking can be arranged for between one and four hours. The Quad companies usually provide all the required equipment including guides, overalls and goggles. The exercise begins with a briefing and free training lessons at the practice circuit for about 30 minutes.

    One does not need to have experience with the bikes in order to participate. The topics covered are generally about how to manage the bike on the road. Things like how to change gear, maintain stability, remain on track and look out for local kids crossing the road. Apart from general safety measures, participants are also warned about unnecessary overtaking/competition (as tempting as it is) and killing local animals.

    Depending on the results of the training, a trip is designed taking into consideration the ability of the rider. To that end Bikers are put into three categories – expert riders, beginners and children. Participants are than assigned either manual or automatic bikes. After the briefing and training, bikers are fitted with overalls helmets and other safety equipment. The group then follows the lead biker in an organized line. All paths go through the countryside, but different routes are taken while going and coming back.

    While on the track, expect to meet and bypass motorcycles, waving kids, people in their gardens, women from
    the well or women carrying their babies with a load on their head. It is very rare to meet vehicles because the routes taken
    are off the main roads/highways. During the stops along the Nile, watch as women wash clothes by the river banks or little
    children swim through very powerful currents and rapids with only a jerrycan. The guide will share with you the history of
    the river, Jinja town and the three power dams along the Jinja stretch of the Nile.

    Activity, you will go back to the starting point and will be picked by our guide taken back to your hotels.

  4. Day 4 Horseback riding.

    Over 1600, horses have been recorded by census Agencies in Uganda with most in the Karamoja region. Exploring a national park or local village on a horseback is a unique and marvelous way to experience the wildlife and landscapes of Africa.

    horseback riding experience and is only rivaled by Jinja town. Whereas the horseback safaris in Lake Mburo allow you get
    close to the park animals, the arrangement in Jinja is meant to allow tourists experience Africa’s village life while
    marveling at the panoramic views of the river Nile and tea estates.

  5. Day 5 Cultural Tours

    Uganda, the Peal of Africa, An extravagant rich past of the Africans from the village, rather known as ancient life, still lives and flourishes. From the amazing traditional sports like Sand Boxing, Carving from earth made resources, Group farming and harvesting activities, Luckily, Our Company got you covered we’ll tour you around Africa’s rich past and also be a part of the communities by learn their languages and engaging in their day to day activities. From their social organizations to their economic activities, feel rooted and welcomed to the African’s culture. Join us and enjoy exclusive visits to the most remote areas and very neglected, you might not have even known they existed.

Hotels, Tea Houses and Lodges
  • Crane hotel
  • King Fishers
  • Nile Resort
  • Sunset Resort

 

Baggage delay, damage, and loss policies don’t cover
everything in your bags.
Common travel insurance exclusions include:
glasses, hearing aids, dental, bridges, tickets,
passports, keys, cash, and cellphone.

The climate of eastern Africa is generally tropical, though
average temperatures tend to be reduced by regions high
elevations. the region’s vegetation ranges from woodlands
and grasslands in the wetter regions to thorn bushes in semiarid areas.

 

Average temperature ranges from 65 degrees F to 100 degrees. These months are marked by moderate temperature as the winter approaches.

The rains have generally ended and the surrounding
bush is lush and green. The temperatures at this time ranges from a low of 55 degrees F, to a high of mid 80 degrees F,

East African countries require U.S citizens to obtain
a tourist visa in order to enter, and although Kenya,
Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda have similar visa processes, It is important to understand the country-specific requirement  before you depart.

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