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1 Day Jinja Tour

Tour Details

1 day Jinja Tour is by far the best day tour from Kampala as it includes visiting a number of places and doing several activities. It is little wonder tour which takes to Eastern region, the adventure capital of Uganda. Jinja is a land of perfect scenery, beautiful landscapes and endless treasures. This Jinja trip takes you through the best of them for an experience of your lifetime.  

Detailed Itinerary 

  • Start your day early and depart from Kampala, Uganda’s capital, to Jinja. The journey takes approximately 2-3 hours, depending on traffic.
  • 10:00 AM: Arrive in Jinja, known as the adventure capital of East Africa, situated on the shores of Lake Victoria and the source of the Nile River.


  • 10:30 AM: Visit the Source of the Nile, where the Nile River begins its journey from Lake Victoria. Take a boat ride or enjoy a peaceful walk along the riverbanks. Don’t forget to capture some memorable photos.
  • 11:30 AM: Head to the Jinja town center and explore the local market. Experience the vibrant atmosphere, interact with locals, and browse through a variety of crafts, fresh produce, and souvenirs.
  • 12:30 PM: Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the local restaurants or cafes in Jinja. You can try some traditional Ugandan dishes or opt for international cuisine.


  • 1:30 PM: Visit the Sezibwa Falls, located about 30 minutes outside Jinja. The falls are renowned for their natural beauty and cultural significance to the local people. Take a guided walk around the falls and learn about the legends and stories associated with them.
  • 3:00 PM: Proceed to the Mabira Forest Reserve, a lush tropical rainforest offering a variety of activities. Choose from options such as zip-lining, nature walks, bird watching, or a canopy walk to experience the forest’s rich biodiversity.
  • 5:30 PM: Depart from Mabira Forest and head back to Jinja.


  • 6:30 PM: If time permits, enjoy a relaxing sunset boat cruise on Lake Victoria. Marvel at the picturesque views of the lake, enjoy the fresh breeze, and spot some birdlife.
  • 8:00 PM: Have dinner at a restaurant of your choice in Jinja, offering a variety of cuisines to suit your preferences.
  • 9:30 PM: Depart from Jinja and make your way back to Kampala.

Please note that this itinerary is just a suggestion and can be customized based on your preferences and the operating hours of the attractions. Also, it’s advisable to check the current travel conditions and opening hours of the attractions beforehand to ensure a smooth and enjoyable trip.

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