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1 Day Source of the Nile Tour

Rafting / kayaking / sailing
Rafting / kayaking / sailing
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Destinations: Nile
Guide language: English
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1 Day Source of the Nile Tour

The River Nile, the father of African rivers, is the world’s longest river with its source in the District of Jinja located 80 km east of Kampala. ...

Highlights:
  • Have a boat ride to the exact place the Nile is believed to start and the zero point where the Nile begins its 6500km journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Good folklore from your guide and great sightings of Birds.
  • Visit the sculpture of one of the greatest statesmen in the world Mahatma Gandhi. Part of his ashes were scattered over Nile River.
  • After which, go for lunch on the Nile shores at Jinja Nile resort.

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Your day to Jinja starts with a pick up from your hotel following the bright morning sunrise!
We pass through one of Uganda’s oldest and indigenous rain forests: the Mabira forest. Mabira forest is home to over 300 species of birds, with more than 200 species of butterflies and primates including the red-tailed monkey and grey-cheeked mangabey.

As we drive on, we pass striking sceneries of large sugarcane and tea plantations and over to the bubbly Owen Falls Dam.

Great sights of the Nile River as we approach the check point.


What we shall do while in Jinja:

  • Have a boat ride to the exact place the Nile is believed to start and the zero point where the Nile begins its 6500km journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Good folklore from your guide and great sightings of Birds.
  • Visit the sculpture of one of the greatest statesmen in the world Mahatma Gandhi. Part of his ashes were scattered over Nile River.
  • After which, go for lunch on the Nile shores at Jinja Nile resort.


Optional Activity:

  • 1 hr Quad biking at the Bujagali Lake that suits all ages with no prior experience needed for this adventurous ride.
  • Head back to Kampala dropping you at your accommodation.

 

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