This 1 day day trip to Jinja is the best day tour for travelers that wish take a quick vacation away from Kampala as it offers the popular visit to the source of the River Nile in Jinja, and also provides some fantastic places to visit and activities to do along the Kampala – Jinja highway.
The trip sets off from Kampala at 7:00am prompt, 6.30am if from Entebbe or outside Kampala. Set out along the Kampala Jinja road to eastern Uganda. After close to forty minutes of drive on a smooth paved road we will branch off at Mbalala trading center, taking a dirt road and driving for another 5 minutes to reach the Sezibwa Falls which will provide our first adventures of the one day trip.
The Sezibwa Falls are a small beautiful waterfall set in a tranquil environment, surrounded by forest, and bush land that teem with birds and small creatures such as monkeys and reptiles. The area is a cultural heritage site of the Buganda Kingdom. There is a legend told that the Sezibwa River was born by a human and was helped to flow by spirits which now stay at the Sezibwa Falls.
Day 1: Trip to Jinja From Kampala