This leisure holiday will take you to Jinja and Ssese which is a classic African adventure tourism destination. This is because of the existence of the Mighty Lake and River Nile which are characterized by their mysterious fresh water and the falls and high grade rapids. Jinja is also a relaxing and scenic place to spend a few days during your vacation. The wide Nile fringed by lush riparian woodland rattling along the equally scenic western bank of the river make Jinja the best destination to stay during your holiday.
Day 1: Entebbe – Jinja City tour: Today after your breakfast from your hotel of residence, you will be met by our guide or company representative and exchange happiness to each other. Thereafter transfer to Jinja with some interesting stopovers like at the Ssezibwa falls and experience the legendry tale of the river, take nature or birding or rock climbing. After drive to Jinja and arrive around 9:00m and prepare for White water rafting which starts at 10:00am, the Bujagali Falls are Africa’s answer long sought after adrenaline adventure destination. At an average gush of 1.8 million liters of water per second, the Nile river, the World second longest river offer some good high grade rapids, excellent for a white water rafting expedition. The unforgettable thrilling experience you can get when the wild waters toss up and turn over huge falls make Jinja a fantastic one-stop destination for white water rafting in Africa. The less demanding white water rafting expedition is fit for everyone and demands no experience. Safety boat or family float trips at the headwaters of the Nile are also available for those who fear to raft over the Nile while the scenery and wildlife along the banks of the river are a bonus. Lunch after in the evening experience the Bungee Jumping sporting adventure. Just 2kilometres downstream from the Bujagali Falls, the Nile High Bungee presents you with a chance to conquer any fear of heights you may have. The wonderful drop offers an exceptional, breath-taking opportunity for a 44-meter bungee jump. The bungee adrenaline is exhilarating whether you choose being dangled over the waters or being dipped into the river below. Different themes are available for you. You can take ‘a freestyle’; where you can jump alone or you can choose to tower over the river with a friend. Ride your bike off the top, skip rope, dive, -the choice is yours. Dinner and overnight at wild waters lodge, Nile resort hotel or Holland Park. Meal plan: Half-Board
Day 2: Jinja Excursion: After morning breakfast, take horse riding one of the best ways to experience the African bush is on horseback. Rom Jinja all riders novice to experienced, will enjoy their leisurely trails offering stunning views over the wide Nile fringed by lush riparian woodlands rattling with birds and odd monkeys. Return to lodge and have refreshment relax and then go for Kayaking adventures, Jinja offers an excellent spot for kayaking in Uganda. Upriver from Bujagali Falls serves are excellent opportunities to discover all the sections of the Nile River-the world’s second longest river. The area is free of crocodiles and hippos and a kayak school is also at hand to ensure that you may have a simple, easiest and safer kayak over the Nile waters. Each year, hundreds of kayakers and kayak fans storm the Bujagali Falls to be part of annual international kayaking competitions. The Nile Freestyle Festival is Bujagali largest calendar event; a 3-day international party that brings together experts and amateurs, for anyone to participate let us reserve for you. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: Full-Board
Day 3: Jinja-Kampala : Today after our African breakfast, it interesting we visit the source of the Nile where we can have traditional motor boat to interesting sites and from here we shall experience informative talk about this river and the traditional cultural dance, art and craft souvenir’s for sale as evidence to your life time memories back home. After all those experiences drive back Kampala with wonderful stopover in Mabira forest where you can simple relaxing nature walk to spot some of the rare birdlife species in Uganda and we shall have our picnic lunch. Late afternoon drive now to Kampala where we shall have our dinner and overnight at Cassia lodge and staying at this lodge is so much amazing. Meal plan: Full-Board
Optional in Jinja : Full day cycling and Mountain Biking : As Jinja seems to be a growing adventure destination cycling and mountain biking is one of the other activities available to make your holiday fantastic and memorable. Cycle paths Mountain Bike Tours have now joined in the fun. If you are looking to capture the feel for the African lifestyle, Jinja is the best destination to do it. Cycling through the villages at a leisurely pace gives you an insight into the village life as you get many locals on the way. The African cultural settings and buildings of the homesteads as well as the plantation farms that you pass through make the cycling experience more interesting and memorable. The guided trip around the Bujagali falls area is a great way to spend your morning or afternoon.
Day 4: Kampala- Entebbe- Ssese Islands : Today we shall have breakfast, after relax around later embark our safari truck and our driver-guide drives us with care to Nakiwogo before 1:00pm and we set our self such that by 2pm we board the MV Kalangala ferry to Bugala Islands. Feel the fresh breeze as sail across the second biggest fresh water body in the world, Lake Victoria which offers you sightings of several amazing islands, feel of cool moisture, white sand beaches and some water birds. Ssese archipelago is located southwest of Lake Victoria and consists of 84 separated islands with two main tourist islands mainly Bugala and Banda islands. With attractions including: the vervet and Columbus monkeys, a variety of bird species and scores of butterflies. Dinner and overnight at Ssese Habitant Hotel, Mirembe Resort Hotel or Pearl Gardens. Meal plan: Full-Board
Day 5: Ssese Islands : Enjoy our African breakfast, and then take an island nature walk or experience birding or choice activity that is of your interest. Return to lodge for lunch after lunch go for sport fishing or take canoe cruise to nearby islands with spot of birdlife species. Evening take the free of charge activities like swimming & sun bathing, volley ball among others as provided by the lodge. Return to lodge for Dinner and overnight, Meal plan: Full-Board
Day 6: Ssese – Entebbe : Today we shall our morning breakfast, and then transfer to ship docking site and board and transferred back to Entebbe at 8.00am. upon your arrival at Nakiwogo landing site our guide will welcome you back and transfer you to hotel for your lunch and even relax around the Uganda wildlife education centre viewing some big five and other primates, birds as you wait for your flight back home. End of services, Meal plan: Half-Board
The package includes: Airport transfers, Accommodation and meals as per itinerary, Transportation by safari truck or vehicle,Visit Ssezibwa falls and Mabira forest, White water rafting and Bungee jumping, Horse riding and Kayaking, Visit the source of the Nile ,Nature walks, Sport fishing ,Entrance fees, Driver allowances
The package excludes : The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and ciggs.