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Excursions in Uganda

Nalubale Rafting Jinja, Uganda

1 Day Ngamba Island

1 Day Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

A home to a variety of plants and tree species, wild water and forest bird species, unique reptile species plus a beautiful lake scenery all available to make your feel the moment.

About Ngamba Island

At Ngamba Island activities include welfare of individual captive chimpanzees entrusted to its care, long-term management of a sanctuary for confiscated individuals that cannot be returned to the wild, intervention to assist individuals in the wild when deemed necessary, conservation education of the general Ugandan public with particularly emphasis on chimpanzees, ecotourism, community participation, capacity building through training, and building viable national, regional and international partnerships on chimpanzee conservation.

 

Half Day Visit to Ngamba Island
After early breakfast, take a visit to the chimpanzees’ island! Entebbe and take a boat ride (23km) from Entebbe to Ngamba Islands. Upon arrival at Ngamba Island, you will be greeted by the duty caregiver of the Chimpanzees and then after you will be able to view and photograph these fascinating apes in their natural environment from only a few metres away! In the afternoon you will take a boat ride back to Entebbe main land and return to your hotel. End of Service

Inclusions
Return transfer from Kampala/Entebbe

Transfer by speed boat inside Lake Victoria

Entrance fees

Lunch at Ngamba Island

Entrance to UWEC

Round trip on the Island

Chimpanzee feeding session

Excludes

Any other personal items.

1 Day Jinja Visit

1 day Jinja, one of the other places that you can visit in one day. You have an opportunity to visit many sites that include: Mabira Forest, Ssezibwa falls, source of the Nile, see River Nile and also go for white water rafting.

This Trip will take you to the best of Jinja in Uganda. Start this day tour as early as possible, departing from Kampala and driving along the Kampala- Jinja Road, your first stop is spectacular Sezibwa Falls. This is a cultural heritage site of the Buganda Kingdom that is rich with traditional folklore as shall be narrated by the site guide! Other than the cultural aspect, the falls are spectacularly beautiful, surrounded by lush greenery. There are plenty of birds and some wildlife such as monkeys that may be sighted in the nearby forest.

After you shall arrive to Mabira Forest for another exciting adventure. Mabira Forest is the largest natural forest in Central Uganda that extends several miles along the Kampala- Jinja highway. Look out for several monkeys, birds, butterflies, small mammals such as squirrels, and get to learn about the different species of trees. A group of Grey-cheeked Mangabeys has been habituated in this forest for which you stand a chance of encountering, however you will not be out to track them as this is different activity all together. After about two hours in Mabira, return to the road and drive to Itanda Falls then to Jinja Town for lunch.

Have lunch at a local restaurant to have a taste of our local foods, after which you will continue to the Source of the Nile. Take a boat ride from the shores of the Nile to the exact spot where the Nile waters start to flow. After some photo moments, enjoy the ride further into Lake Victoria, enjoying the beautiful countryside.

End of the Trip

 

Includes

Source of the Nile

Itanda falls

Ssezibwa falls

Mabira forest

Transport

Lunch

Water

Entry fees to all the places

Guide

 

Excludes

Beverages like sodas, juice

Personal expenses

1 Day White Water Rafting

Are you a river addict? Do you want to have a splash ride and challenge the Nile? White water rafting is your answer and we as Entebbe Coastal Tours we give you our 1 day white water rafting trip on the Nile. No experience needed at all.

Rafting the River Nile!

“We loved the rafting adventure and am so glad i did it, worthy my time” said Jerry from Canada

 

Depart from Kampala/Entebbe 06:30am (departure)

You’ll have an early start to the day and be collected from your pickup point. You will then head east through Mabira Forest to the home of the source of the River Nile. On arrival you’ll be handed over to your qualified rafting instructors for orientation on your rafting experience. You’ll then depart to tackle the grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 rapids that thunder down the River Nile. Rafting should take between 4-6 hours with lunch provided on your trip. On return to dry land you’ll take the shuttle bus back to Kampala/Entebbe arriving by early evening.

Includes:

Transport to and from Jinja

Lunch

Water

White water rafting

24 hour service from us

Excludes:

Visa to Uganda

Air ticket to and from Uganda

Personal expenses like beverages

 

1 Day Kampala City Tour

Kampala City Tour offer you an opportunity to see the highlights of Uganda`s Capital city on your tour in Uganda. This Kampala city tour gives you a glimpse of Uganda cultural sites, Religious structures, business like both up and down town, market set ups, administrative buildings, transportation modes, general infrastructural set up ups colonial modern, meals etc.

Detailed 1 Day Kampala City Tour detailed Itinerary

 

Kampala city the capital of Uganda is an amazing tour destination located in the central region. it is not as advanced as European/American cities but has lots of infrastructural development going on to make the city better.These include; the Kabaka`s (king`s) of Buganda palace, Kasubi tombs (Buganda king`s burial cite), Kabaka`s lake (a man made lake by the king of Buganda) Gothic protestant and catholic Cathedrals, Namugongo martyrs shrine, the Bahai temple,Gadafi Mosque (Uganda Spreme moslem coucil),Kibuli Mosque,Parliament of Uganda plus the central business area.

 

Kampala City Tour attractions
After your early breakfast our tour guide will pick you up from your lodge/ hotel you will embark on your Kampala tour a great Uganda safari unique among all Uganda safaris. Drive through the heavy traffic to the heart of Kampala city-the never standing still.

 

Kabaka’s Palace,Parliament:
The Kabaka`s of Buganda have a ceremonial palace in which a new modern  house- `Tweekobe’ was built. Here kabaka Muteesa II was attacked by Idi Amin`s soldiers forcing him into exile in Great Britain from where he later died of poison.

 

The Kabaka`s Lake:
The is the largest man made lake in Africa made by Kabaka Mwanga and was suppose to connect to Lake Victoria as an escape route for the Kabaka in case of any attack to the throne but was not finished and only remained as a royal lake near the palace which is home to some birds and least a fishing sport as well as a leisure to many.

 

Makerere University:
It is one of the most prestigious multinational Universities in Africa with a rich history and professors who have taught here such as Prof. Mazurui, Author Paul Theroux and Nugugu Wa Thiongo. Her old colonial structures fused with new contemporary ones make it a great Uganda tour destination worthy visiting .

 

Namirembe Cathedral:
If you tour Uganda then you should visit this doom that was originally built in 1903 by Baganda Kingdom Craftsmen as a large Grass thatched cathedral that was soon burnt down/ struck down by lightning but was replaces by the present doom structure.

 

Rubaga Catholic Cathedral:
The oldest Catholic Cathedral in Uganda, like Namirembe Cathedral overlooks the city and is a large complex that takes in various functions of the church and surrounded by beautiful trees plus flowers.

 

The Baha’i Temple:
This being the only Baha’i Temple in Africa makes Uganda a prime tour and safari destination to many tourists.It is located on Kikaaya-a hill also overseeing Kampala.

 

Namugongo Martyr’s Shrine:
This is a memorial place from where 22 Catholic young men/martyrs were officially burnt to ashes after rebelling against Kabaka Mwanga when he ordered then to stop worshiping the missionary`s preached God of heaven but in vain. Every 3rd June the Catholic Church and their counterpart of Anglican persuasion flock this place from all over Africa most of them by foot to commemorate this day in honor of their Religious heroes.

Uganda

“It is the Pearl of Africa” Churchill Winston. It is a home of the Big things, the Big Mountain Gorilla, Big Lake Victoria, Big Mountain Rwenzori, Big Wildlife and Hospitable people. Miss coming to Uganda the show case of what Travel Africa is on your own.

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