1 Day Get Away From Kampala To Explore The Source Of The River Nile

Tour Number

Activity Level

277335


Categories

Adventure / Active, City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Exploring the point were John Speke discovered The Beginning Of Nile.


I organised this Tour in a way that you are able to, its a Get away from Kampala City. However, it gives lots of options to choose from some of the activities you can choose from such as; visit The Source Of The River Nile, Go Horse Back riding along The River Nile, mountain bike cycling along the Nile, Quad Biking, Visit to the Mabira Forest(It has a few primates, butterflies, snakes and birds as well).

You also have the chance to do a boat trip on Lake Victoria which is the second biggest Lake in the world and from which the Nile gets its source. During this boat trip you can see fishermen laying out their nets to make a catch, birds like African Fish Eagles, African Pied Kingfishers, Nile Monitor Lizards among many others.

We shall also visit Jinja town the second biggest town in Uganda have Lunch and its also good for souvenirs.

Itinerary

An Early start in the morning after breakfast we drive to Jinja the second biggest town in Uganda.

Along the way we by pass Lugazi an area and town popular for Sugarcane plantations. In the passed the Kabaka ( the King of Buganda) enjoyed it as a place of rest away from Kampala.

Later we also approach Mabira Forest( you can choose to do a short walk here for about 1 hour).

Near Mabira we also come by some of the fast-food dispensers of roasted chicken and beef on sticks done the local way.

We continue to the Source of the Nile do a boat trip for not more than 2 Hours, and then have Lunch in Jinja Town.

We then visit the town for shopping and afterwards return to Kampala before dark.

*Drive Time in total back and forth is 4 Hours*

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 10 hours

Transportation

We shall be driving in a 4WD Toyota Mini Van that seats 5 persons comfortably.

What’s Included

Other: Tour Guide Fees, Car Hire, Fuel, Boat Trip, Entry to The Source Of The Nile Gardens.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

80000 80,000 UGX - For meals during your trip with drink as well.

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch in Jinja $10, Optional activities such as; Horse Riding rates from as low as $40pp for 1hr or $60 2hrs (please note you should not weigh more than 90 Kilos, Quad Biking rates from $50.

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    277335


    Categories

    Adventure / Active, City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.

    Maximum travelers: 5

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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