2 Days Mabira & Source of the Nile tour : Travelers may discover the Source of the Nile and Mabira Forest on the 2 Days Mabira & Source of the Nile Tour, a condensed Uganda Safari tour. When you go to Jinja town, the location of the Source of the Nile, which was rediscovered by John Speke in 1863, you will have the opportunity to explore the Mabira forest by participating in a number of activities including zip-lining and forest walks, among others. Jinja is an exciting city in Uganda that is situated at the source of the Nile. When visiting Jinja, you may take a boat cruise along the Source of the Nile and visit craft stores, which will make your trip interesting and unforgettable.
Highlights of the 2 Days Mabira & Source of the Nile tour
Nature forest walk
Day 1: Transfer to Jinja
Transfer to the Nile’s Source: Depending on where you are, our driver-guide will pick you up from the lodge and give you a briefing on your two-day trip of the Mabira forest and the Nile’s Source.
Sezibwa Falls: After the briefing, you will go to Jinja, the location of the Nile’s source, stopping en route at Sezibwa Falls, which are situated in the Mukono area. The waterfall, foliage, several bird species, and the sound of the falls, among other things, may all be seen and heard clearly at the falls.
Excursion in Mabira Forest: After leaving Sezibwa Falls, you will continue on to the Mabira Forest, the biggest rain forest in central Uganda, located in the Buikwe area, for lunch. En route, you will travel through the Lugazi sugarcane farm. Following lunch, you’ll go on a nature walk through a forest where you can see different primate species, like red-tailed monkeys and grey-cheeked mangabeys, as well as different bird species, like the Great blue turaco, purple-throated cuckoo shrike, Cassin’s hawk-eagle, and hornbills, among others. The more daring and well-liked zip-lining sport, which lasts for roughly 4 hours in Mabira forest, is another option.
Discover the Source of the Nile: Following the zip-lining or forest walk, travel to Jinja town where you will board a boat for a sunset cruise on the Source of the Nile. You will first encounter craft stores filled with numerous mementos and handmade goods, like purses and shoes. You will go on to the boat ride on the source of the Nile after the center for artisan stores, which takes around one to two hours of sailing on calm water. Along the shoreline, you can see different bird species like kingfishers and cormorants as well as reptiles like monitor lizards and crocodiles, and in the evening, you can take in the breathtaking sunset. You will meet your driver-guide to proceed to supper and spend the night after the boat ride.
Accommodation options include Jinja Nile Resort (luxury) or The Haven Lodge in Jinja
Day 2: Quad biking on the source of the Nile
Quad Biking: You will get up, have a leisurely breakfast, and then move to the quad bike starting location for a briefing with your driver-guide. You will receive instruction on how to ride a quad bike during the briefing. It takes around 4 hours to tour the surrounding neighborhoods, woods, farms, and children playing in the hamlet while quad riding at the Source of the Nile. During your trip to the Source of the Nile, quad riding will provide you with an unforgettable experience.
Just after quad riding, you’ll return to the resort for lunch, and then you’ll check out and head to the Source of the Nile Museum. You may discover more about the customs and cultures of the Basoga, Baganda, and other tribes in Uganda at the Source of the Nile museum. You will transfer to Kampala city from the Source of the Nile Museum, where you will arrive in the early evening.
End of your 2 Days Mabira & Source of the Nile tour
2 Days Mabira & Source of the Nile tour includes
An English speaking driver-guide
Sezibwa falls tour
Pick up and drop off
Vehicle and fuel
Nature Forest walk in Mabira
2 Days Mabira & Source of the Nile tour excludes
Air flight tickets
Optional activities not included on the itinerary