First Aid: Medical Kit Provided Transport: Car,Bus Guide: Yes Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Super
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This 5 days/4nights adventure takes you to Jinja and Sipi falls. Jinja is known as the adventurous city of east Africa, it’s located in the eastern region of Uganda on the northern shores of Lake Victoria Africa’s largest lake and the second largest fresh water body in the world. Jinja is a home to the source of the Nile river “the longest river in the world” the Nile is the major geographical superlatives on earth; it has been an outstanding natural land feature. Jinja is one of the best white water rafting destinations in the world.

Sipi falls is located in the eastern part of Uganda there found on the foot hills on mountain Elgon just at the edge of mountain Elgon national park nearing the boarder of Uganda and Kenya. The falls are comprised of 3 waterfalls each flowing from a different altitude, the highest is at 100m and its referred to as the main fall. All falls give Uganda a beautiful scenery and most people refer to them as the most romantic falls in Uganda which is evidenced by the wonderful falls. Hiking up the falls gives you beautiful scenic views of Lake Kyoga, the Karamoja low lands, coffee plantations and other surrounding areas.

 

Day 1; Transfer to Jinja-source of the Nile

Day 2; White water rafting on the Nile River

Day 3; Transfer to Sipi falls 

Day 4; Hiking the 3 waterfalls and abseiling

Day 5; Arabic coffee tour and transfer back to Kampala

Itineraries

Day 1

Transfer to Jinja-source of the Nile and undertake a boat ride to the source of the Nile

After having your breakfast at your home, our guide will meet you at the agreed meeting point. He will brief you about your adventure then embark on your journey to Jinja. Jinja is 80km from Kampala. The journey will take you 3-4 hours through the impressive landscapes of the city outskirts, towns and markets where you will see people going on with their daily life before entering into the sugarcane plantations of Lugazi and the tropical rainforest of Mabira.
On your arrival, you will relax and settle for lunch you will be transfer the source of the Nile, one of the most iconic places in Africa- the point at which the Nile River exists Lake Victoria to commence its long journey north to the Mediterranean Sea.
The source of the Nile river is a quiet beautiful place filled with palm trees, fantastic tropical plants and as you walk down the steps towards the river Nile, you can smell the flowers, as you stand on the Nile, hear the gurgling water, watch local fishermen through their nets in water.
The boat ride is a rewarding adventure as it exposes you to opportunities of exploring counts of birds including beautiful kingfishers. Retreat from the activity for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 2

White water rafting on the Nile River

After having your breakfast, you go for white water rafting where you will first be briefed and given rafting gears. The opportunity to do whitewater rafting from the longest river on earth is amazing its one of the best things to do in Uganda. The activity takes you in the middle of the river while passing through chaotic and turbulent rapids. The Nile rapids in Jinja are graded 4 and 5 which offers the best whitewater rafting experiences in Uganda. The rapids flow with more volume and power than those in river Zambezi. Retreat from the activity for lunch, relaxation, later in the evening, you will have dinner and overnight.

Day 3

Transfer to Sipi falls

After breakfast, you will embark on a 196km journey to Sipi falls taking you about 3-4 hours. On your arrival you will have lunch then have a community encounter where you will meet with the locals and interluct with them, get to know their way of living, and their music, dance and drama. You will return for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 4

Hiking the 3 waterfalls and abseiling

After breakfast in the morning, you will meet up with the guide for a briefing then start hiking the falls; you will be given a walking stick before you start the hike. Hiking the 3 waterfalls takes between 3-4 hours depending on your fitness. The hike on the top is about 7km, it involves steep ascents, climbing ladders and passing through local farms. It’s advisable to acquire good hiking boots that have a firm grip on the ground. When you’re at the top, you will have clear scenic views of Lake Kyoga, mountain Elgon, Karamoja plains and the surrounding area. You will have opportunities of taking great photos and videos. Sipi falls are arguably the best place for abseiling the guide will arrange it on a certain section on the main Sipi falls. Retreat from the activity for relaxation, have dinner and overnight.

Day 5

Arabica coffee tour transfer back to Kampala

After having your breakfast, undertake a coffee tour that will take you to a local coffee farmer where you will visit the coffee plantations and head to the processing centre where you will remove the husks roast, the beans and produce a fresh cup of coffee and enjoy it. Retreat from the activity for lunch and then embark on your journey back to Kampala.
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    ACTIVITIES

    • Boat ride to the source of the Nile
    • White water rafting
    • Community encounter
    • Hiking the 3 waterfalls abseiling
    • Arabic coffee
    • Sight seeing
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PRICES    ($) per person

 

1 person

2  people

3-7 people

8-14 people

15+ people

BUDGET

2484 USD

2360 USD

2322 USD

2298 USD

2236 USD

MID-RANGE

2666 USD

2533 USD

2492 USD

2466 USD

2400 USD

LUXURY

3698 USD

3513 USD

3458 USD

3421 USD

3329 USD

 

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