4 Days Jinja White water rafting & Sipi falls hike
4 Days Jinja White water rafting & Sipi falls hike: For adventurous travelers with limited travel time, this 4 days safari is one of the best short Uganda safari that will take you on a breath taking white water rafting up to grade 5 wave, enjoy a thrilling boat cruise to visit the exact spot confirmed by Speke to be the source of the Nile River along the Nile River in Jinja as well as Hike up 3 beautiful waterfalls Sipi Area. This 4 days Uganda safari starts and ends in Kampala Uganda and it also includes a stopover at Mabira forest reserve along the Kampala – Jinja highway. There are other activities to enjoy while in Jinja including Jinja city tour, Quad biking, community tours and many more. This 4 days Jinja white water rafting safari & Sipi falls hike includes 4 days and 3 nights.
Highlights of 4 days Jinja white water rafting safari & Sipi falls hike
- Day 1: Pick up, transfer to Jinja & visit Source of the Nile
- Day 2: White water Rafting and Jinja city tour
- Day 3: Transfer to Kapichorwa and Sipi falls Hike
- Day 4: Depart back to Kampala
Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Pick up, transfer to Jinja & visit Source of the Nile
Transfer to Jinja & Visit source of the Nile: Start your Uganda safari on day 1 of 4 days Safari with a hotel or airport pick up early in the morning and by 8:00am, hit the road for a drive to Jinja. You will enjoy different stopovers along the way staring with a stopover at Sezibwa falls in Mukono district that are famous for harboring a hidden treasure in the culture of Baganda in Buganda kingdom. The falls are also famous for other different attractions including stunning views of waterfalls, Rocks, birds such as giant Kingfisher, Splendid Starling, Great Blue Turaco, Eastern Plantain Eaters, Woodland Kingfisher, Grey headed Sparrow, African Pygmy Kingfisher, African Flycatcher, African Grey Parrot, Cuckoo, , Cassin’s Honeyguide, Collared Sunbird, Shinning Blue Kingfisher, Grey Woodpecker, Ross’s Turaco, White throated Bee-eater and many more. You may as well spot some animals such as Squirrels, Nile Monitor Lizard, Monkeys and many more. From Sezibwa falls, return to the main road, buy some roasted plantain, roasted roadside meat and proceed to Mabira forest for yet another stopover to visit this natural forest. You may enjoy Zip Lining, birding, forest walk and may more depending on the time you since you need to be in Jinja in time for lunch or opt for an enroute lunch. Upon arrival in Jinja, head to the Nile River for an afternoon boat cruise to visit source of the Nile. This boat cruise offers plenty of views of different bird species, mammals along the shores and many more. Enjoy a sundowner and finally return to the shores of the Nile for a drive to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: lunch and dinner
Day 2: White water Rafting and Jinja city tour
Jinja White water rafting: Enjoy your breakfast at the lodge on day 2 of 4 days Jinja white water rafting safari & Sipi falls hike after which you will head out for a half day white water rafting along Itanda waterfalls that offers rafting from Grade 1 up to Grade 5. Before rafting, you will be briefed about what to do since even unexperienced rafters can participate in this adventure. After rafting, you may enjoy Quad biking along the Nile River and later on return to the lodge, freshen up and enjoy an evening Jinja city tour.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3: Transfer to Kapichorwa and Sipi falls Hike
Transfer to Kapichorwa and Hike Sipi falls: After breakfast on day 3 of 4 days Uganda safari, check out of the lodge and drive eastwards to Kapichorwa where Sipi falls are situated. Upon arrival, proceed for lodge check in, have lunch and embark on a 3-4 hours Sipi falls hike. You may choose to hike up all 3 waterfalls or even choose to hike 1 or 2 depending on your fitness level. Hiking both the 3 Sipi waterfalls is such a rewarding experience as you encounter with several fauna and flora species along the hike and the spectacular view of Mount Elgon slopes, as well as stunning plains of Karamoja region among others. After the hike, return to your lodge for dinner and have a night rest.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 4: Depart back to Kampala
Return to Kampala: After breakfast on the last day of your 4 days Uganda Safari, check out of the lodge ready to meet your Uganda safari driver/ guide for a drive back to Kampala the Capital city of Uganda where will arrive in time for lunch. Depending on your flight details, you will enjoy your lunch then either have a city tour or relax at your lodge (in case you have a night flight) awaiting to be dropped off at Entebbe international airport for a flight to the next destination according to your travel plan.
Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch
End Of 4 Days Safari
Inclusive in 4 days safari
- Airport transfers
- A 4×4 safari vehicle for ground transportation
- An English speaking safari driver/ guide
- Drinking water
- Entrance fees
- White water rafting
- Sipi falls hike
- Meals and accommodations as per Itinerary
Exclusive in 4 days safari
- Visa and flight air tickets
- Optional and additional activities
- Tips and gratuity
- Life Insurance
- Other expenses of personal nature.