Option 1: Lake Mburo National Park (1 DAY)
Lake Mburo National Park is another interesting and convenient destination for a tourist whose time is limited. It is a 3 – 3 and half hour drive from Kampala on the western circuit
It can be done just one day.
0600 hrs – Depart Kampala
0930 hrs have a tea/coffee break –
1000hrs – Arrival at park
1030hrs – Begin game drive
1330 hrs – Lunch at the park
1530 hrs – Depart for Kampala
1730 – Stop over at the Equator for a photo opportunity and coffee.
1750 hrs- Depart for Kampala
1900 hrs – Kampala, drop of at the hotel
*Please note that the drop off may be delayed due to later departure from the park and or traffic jam as you return to the city.
Transport in a comfortable 4WD
Park Entrance fees
Option 2: Jinja- Adventure at it’s best!
Go on a guided quad bike safari which gives you an opportunity to see special parts of the river Nile and the villages an people that live in this area. All safaris include training and protective clothing.
White water rafting
The White Nile thunders between heavily forested Islands and then leaps widely into a series of spectacular drops….and this is where you will have your thrilling white water rafting experience. You will tackle all the big grade 5 rapids of the Nile with Internationally experienced guides who control each raft and instruct the clients comprehensively on all aspects of safety when rafting. The option of mild or wild rafting is yours to make!
Other activities that you can indulge in are kayaking on the Nile or bungee jumping to touch the Source of the Nile, from the best bungee jumping platform in East Africa!
Option 3: Jinja- A more relaxed tour.
8:00am- Departure From the hotel to Jinja
9:00am- Estimated time of arrival in Jinja. You will proceed straight to the Source of the Nile. The River Nile is the second longest in the world. It is 6400 miles long and it originates in Jinja town, Uganda and ends in the Mediterranean sea. You will be taken by boat to the actual point where the river starts. After this, go back to land and proceed to Bujagali Falls.
Several kilometres downstream from ‘The Source’, the White Nile takes its first big step down along the 6,300 kilometre journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Also labelled the Victoria Nile through Lake Kyoga, over Karuma and Murchison Falls and into the top end of Lake Albert. It is referred to as the Albert Nile to the Sudanese border where the label changes to Bahr el Jebel. Past Juba and into the biggest swamp in the world, the longest river eventually meets up with the Blue Nile in the centre of Khartoum. About one eighth of the flow reaches Egypt and eventually joins the Mediterranean Sea. The cascade that forms the first big step is called Bujagali Falls, ‘Budhagali’ in Lusoga, the language of the Basoga people who live in this area on the east bank of the Nile. Here the river is split into 7 channels and the roar of a million litres per second, fills the air. A blanket of sound to comfort all who sleep within earshot. For thousands of years this site has been visited by humans and the beauty of the place must have been a big attraction
After this you have an option to proceed to Jinja Nile Resort for lunch before heading back to Kampala
Enroute to Kampala, 20 km from Jinja, is the Mabira forest . This is a rainforest that is 306 km2. You shall stop at this forest for a brief viewing and a photo opportunity.
From this point you proceed to Kampala. Estimated time of arrival in Kampala is 5:00pm
Transport in a comfortable 4WD
Entrance fees to Source of the Nile and Bujagali
End of Tour*
*Please contact AGE Safaris if you are interested in this itinerary or something similar. We pride ourselves in customizing all itineraries to suit the specific interests of each client.