Fairend Safaris

5 days Jinja and Sipi falls adventure

This 5 day Jinja and Sipi Falls adventure will take you on a kampa, then to Jinja, where you will participate in adventurous activities like boat cruising on the Nile’s source, white water rafting, zip lining and a Jinja city tour. The safari will also take you to Sipi Falls in Kapchorwa district, where you will hike the three magnificent waterfalls.

 

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Kampala city tour

Depending on your location whether Entebbe or Kampala, your driver / guide will pick you and you will go for a city tour. You will visit places like Kabaka’s Palace where you will learn about Uganda’s history, Gadaffi mosque, Owino Market where you can buy food, clothes, and electronics, and the craft markets where you can buy craft items and souvenirs.  At the end of the city tour you will be driven to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Transfer to Jinja via Mabira forest, Sezibwa falls and source of the Nile

Have an early breakfast, your driver guide will come to pick you up from the hotel and transport you to Jinja. On the way, you’ll stop at Sezibwa Falls, where you’ll get great views of the waterfalls, beautiful scenery, and bird species, among other things.

From Sezibwa Falls, you will continue your journey with another stopover in Mabira forest where you will participate in zip lining and you will have the opportunity to see monkeys.  

After leaving Mabira Forest, you will stop for lunch before continuing to Jinja for an evening boat ride on the Nile’s source. After the cruise you will be driven to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: White water rafting and Jinja city tour

After breakfast you will go for white water rafting where you will get a fun experience, you may also participate in other activities such as quad biking, bungee jumping, and horseback riding.

After taking lunch in Jinja, you will go on a city tour where you will visit the king’s palace and learn about Busoga’s history, as well as craft markets where they sell art and craft items, among other things. You will later return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Transfer to Sipi Falls

After breakfast check out of the lodge and meet your driver guide to transfer to Kapchorwa district for a hike to Sipi Falls. Upon arrival, you will have lunch and then be driven to the starting point for a briefing, where you will be given a walking stick to assist you while hiking. The trek to each of the three waterfalls takes about 3 to 4 hours, depending on your physical fitness, and each waterfall offers a unique and different experience. Hiking provides spectacular views of Mt Elgon’s slopes, the Karamoja plains, Lake Kyoga, and a small cave for relaxation, among other things.

After sipi falls hiking you will drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight. 

Day 5: Departure to Kampala

On the final day of your trip you will have breakfast, check out of the lodge, and meet up with your driver guide to transfer back to Kampala.

 

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