5 days River Nile Rafting and Jinja Tour

This 5 days Jinja tour & Sipi falls hiking safari includes 5 days and 4 nights Uganda safari tour that allows travelers to visit the major attractions in Jinja including the visit to the source of Nile River, the Itanda water fall for breath taking expedition and top up with a visit to Sipi falls for a hiking safari. This 5 days Jinja tour & Sipi falls safari starts and ends in Kampala / Entebbe. Along the way to Jinja, travelers enjoy a stop over at Mabira forest, the best birding destination and Zip lining adventure in Uganda the pearl of Africa.

5 days River Nile Rafting and Jinja Tour Itinerary

Day 1 of 5 days Jinja tour & Sipi falls safari: As soon as you arrive at Entebbe international airport on day 1 of your Uganda safari, you will be met by Achieve Global Safaris driver who will introduce you to the 5 days Jinja tour & Sipi falls hiking safari including all the expectations, the dos and don’ts and many more as you drive to your preserved accommodation in Kampala / Entebbe as earlier communicated. Depending on your arrival time, you will enjoy your meal then spend the rest of the day at leisure or on a city tour to explore the market centers, the religious centers and the craft shops before retiring for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 of 5 Days jinja city tour and sipi falls tour : Transfer to Jinja via Mabira forest & Visit the source of Nile River

Mabira forest: Breakfast will be served in the morning, check out of the lodge and start your day 2 of your safari with a drive to Jinja where you will have a stop over at Mabira forest one of the natural and beautiful forests in Uganda. While at Mabira forest, you have a lot of activities to do but due to time, you will probably choose amongst birding, zip lining and nature walks to encounter several species of wildlife such as mammals, birds, plants and many more.

Source of the Nile: Once you are done with a tour in mabira forest on day 2 of your safari, you will be transferred to Jinja for lunch and then head for a boat cruise to summit the source of River Nile that was discovered and confirmed by explorer Speke. You will be super excited to see the exact spot where Nile River originate. After visiting source of the Nile, you will be transferred back to your lodge for dinner and have an overnight sleep.

Day 3 of 5 Days jinja city tour and sipi falls tour: White water rafting: After breakfast on day 3 of your safari, you will be transferred to Itanda water fall where you will spend a half of your day on a white water adventure on different water waves. You will choose the level of the water fall where to conduct the rafting. After white water rafting, you may opt for other activities including the Bungee jumping, quad biking etc. Return to the lodge in lunch hours for a meal and have an afternoon relaxation.

Jinja city tour: In the evening, enjoy a city tour where you will be in position to visit several attractions in magnificent Jinja city including a visit to craft shops, market places, visit the king’s palace and many more. After the city tour, you will be returned to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 of 5 Days jinja city tour and sipi falls tour: Transfer too Kapichorwa for Sipi falls hiking safari: Check out of the lodge after breakfast on day 4 of your safari, meet your safari driver and embark on the transfer from Jinja to Kapichorwa. Upon arrival, you will check in for lunch and then have an afternoon Sipi falls hiking adventure to summit all the three Sipi water falls starting with the highest waterfall at 100m to the lowest water fall at 75m. While hiking the Sipi falls, you will be in position to view coffee plantations, slopes of Mount Elgon and lots of wildlife species. After the hike of the Sipi water falls, you will be transferred to your lodge for dinner and spend your overnight.

Day 5 of 5 days Jinja tour & Sipi falls hiking safari: Return to Kampala and departures: This is the last day of your 5 days Jinja tour & Sipi falls hiking safari. After a relaxed breakfast, check out of the lodge and start the drive back to Kampala with and enroute lunch with in Jinja. After lunch, you will proceed your journey direct to Kampala and connect to Entebbe for departures depending on your flight details.