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1 Day Jinja and Source of the Nile Tour

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    What to Expect
    Pick up from your place of residence as early as 8:00 A.M, and travel to Jinja, our first stop over is the Sezibwa falls. Sezibwa Falls is a 45 minutes drive from Kampala and is located on Jinja Road after Mukono town. It is a wonderful place for a nature walk, birding, picnics, a limited hike to the top of the falls and the cultural worship grounds with their lush greenery grounds which are suitable for camping with sound of the falls in the background.

    After Sezibwa falls we proceed to the Mabira forest walk, which starts from form the Mabira rain forest lodge. During this walk one gets to view and appreciate the lush greenery growing luxuriantly and hear the most authentic bird songs and sounds as they chatter in the top and canopies of this rain forest and if fortunate one get to see the elusive monkeys.

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    After the nature walk in the Mabira forest we pass via the Owen Falls Dam and then proceed to Jinja town for lunch. Apart from the delicious meals, Jinja town possesses one of the best views of the source of the Nile and the railway.

    After lunch, take a short tour around Jinja town, we start from the Jinja railway stations and see the railway line that connects Uganda to Kenya and view the diesel locomotives. We proceed to the Hindu temple which has a bronze statue of Gandhi and visit the golf course which possesses very beautiful view of the Nile and Lake Victoria.

    Conclusion of Jinja city tour

    To end the day, go for a boat ride to visit the actual point where the source of River Nile starts from and view the Speke monument where John Speke stood when he discover the source of the longest river in the world. Also get to see a number of water birds in the isolated tiny islands on the lake and then board the car and drive back to Kampala/residence.

    The Safari package for Jinja city tour includes:
    -Transport
    -En-route lunch
    -Entrances fees to various sites
    -A boat rides to the source of the Nile
    --Guide/Driver Allowance

    The Safari package for Jinja city tour Exclusions:

    The expenses of personal nature like:

    Air fare

    Uganda Visa

    Luxury drinks

    Laundry

    Tips to local guides

    Telephone

    Porter fee while touring

    Personal insurance

    Personal shopping bills and cigarettes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kampala
    Departure Time
    7:00 a.m
    Duration
    24h
    Inclusions
    • Lunch
    • Local guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Drinks (available to purchase)
    • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Dress code is formal
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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