This 5 days Jinja and Sipi falls adventure is an incredible safari which starts with a City Tour and then goes on to add adventure and adrenaline to your catalogue of activities. It is well thought energetic tour that puts you to a test yet takes your around a country well known for its beauty. In Jinja you will visit the source of the Nile, go for white water rafting and go around the city Jinja for a souvenir shopping and in Kapchorwa district you will hike the three spectacular waterfalls of Sipi.
Day 1 – Arrival and drive to Kampala
Our representative will receive you on your arrival at Entebbe international airport and will later brief you about the safari on arrival at your lodge. Later you will start your day by going for a city tour in the capital Kampala where you will have lunch. After lunch you will wind up the city tour where you will visit the Buganda Kingdom palace where you will learn about Uganda’s history. After the city tour you will drive to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – Transfer to Jinja and Source of the Nile
After an early breakfast your driver guide will come to pick you up from the lodge to transfer to Jinja. On the way you will have a stopover at Sezibwa falls where you will have great views of the waterfalls, beautiful scenery, bird species among other. From Sezibwa falls you will continue the journey with another stopover in Mabira forest where you will engage in zip lining an adventurous activity which takes about 4 hours or engage in guided forest walk where you will get an opportunity to view primate species view colorful butterflies and many tree species among others.
From Mabira forest you will then proceed to Jinja for lunch then in the evening get to enjoy a boat ride to the source of the Great River Nile which takes about 1 to 2 hours. During the boat ride you will have great views of bird species such as the king fisher’s, cormorants, fish eagles along the shores, you will also have stunning views of the sundowner among others. After the boat cruise you will drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – White water rafting and city tour
After breakfast you will wake up so early and meet up with your driver guide and be transferred to Itanda falls for an exciting adrenaline white water rafting activity which is done by use of small paddle rafts filled with air and a trained guide. White water rafting is done according to grades ranging from grade 1 to grade 5 and at the end of each grade the guide will ask you if you want to proceed to the next grade. White water rafting is an adventurous activity that will give you unforgettable memories on your safari, after the water rafting experience you can engage in other activities like quad biking, bungee jumping, horse riding among others and after drive to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch you will go for a city tour where you will visit the king’s palace where you will learn about the history of Busoga, visit a shelter for women one of its kind that has women who are being rehabilitated after domestically abuse women here sell craft markets where they sell art and craft items among others. After the city tour you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Transfer to Sipi Falls for hiking.
After breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Kapchorwa district for Sipi falls hiking. Upon arrival you will go for lunch and after drive to the starting point for a briefing where after you will be given a walking stick to support you during hiking. Trekking to each of the 3 waterfalls takes about 3 to 4 hours depending on your physical fitness and each waterfall gives you a different and unique experience. During hiking you will have great views of Mt Elgon slopes, Karamoja plains, Lake Kyoga, small cave for relaxation among others. After Sipi falls hiking you will drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – Departure
On this day we will leave for Kampala through Jinja after a relaxed breakfast, check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer back to Kampala and upon arrival your guide will drop you off at Entebbe for your PRC and then later will he will take you to Entebbe international airport for your departure flight.
Included & Excluded
- Airport transfers to and from.
- 4X4 vehicle for the safari.
- Full-board accommodation for 4 nights.
- Experienced English speaking Driver Guide.
- Park entry and activity fees.
- All relevant government taxes.
- International flights.
- Extra meals and drinks.
- Personal shopping and souvenir.
- Tips to Porters and Guides.