2 Days Mabira Forest & Itanda Falls Tour

2 Days Mabira Forest & Itanda Falls Tour is a short Uganda Safaris tour that will give a traveler a chance to explore the mabira forest and Itanda falls in Jinja. On your 2 Days Mabira Forest & Itanda Falls Tour you will be able to explore Mabira forest by engaging in various activities such as zip-lining, forest walk among others as you continue to River Nile for White water rafting and Bungee jumping activities which are interesting and exciting activities that will make your tour in Uganda enjoyable and memorable. 

2 Days Mabira Forest & Itanda Falls Tour

Highlights of the 2 Days Mabira Forest & Itanda Falls Tour

  • Nature forest walk
  • Ziplining
  • Bungee jumping
  • White water rafting 
  • Jinja city tour

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to River Nile

  • Transfer to Jinja: Depending on your location, our driver-guide will pick you up from the lodge and brief you about your 2 Days Mabira Forest & Itanda Falls Tour. After the briefing, you will set off to River Nile which is located in Jinja town in southeastern Uganda,
  • Sezibwa Falls: On your way, you will have a stopover at Sezibwa falls where the falls are located in the Mukono district. At the falls you will have great views of the rocks where the waterfall, vegetation, bird species, the sound of the falls among others.
  • Transfer to Sezibwa Falls: From Sezibwa falls, you will continue the journey and pass through Lugazi sugarcane plantation as you head to the Mabira forest which is the largest rain forest in central Uganda located in Buikwe district for lunch. 
  • Nature Walk: After lunch, you will engage in nature forest walk where you will be able to view various primate species such as the red tailed monkeys, grey-cheeked Mangabey and various bird species such as the Great blue turaco, purple throated cuckoo shrike, Cassin’s hawk-eagle, hornbills among others. You can also opt for a zip-lining activity which is more adventurous and popular in the Mabira forest and takes about 4 hours.
  • Jinja City Tour: After the forest walk or zip lining you will continue to Jinja town for an evening city tour where you will visit the Kyabazinga palace, source of the Nile museum, local markets, craft shops among others.

Accommodation options include Jinja Nile Resort (luxury) or The Haven Lodge in Jinja

Day 2: Bungee jumping and White water rafting on River Nile

  • Bungee Jumping: You will wake up have a relaxed breakfast and meet up with your driver-guide where you will transfer for a briefing at the starting point for bungee jumping on River Nile. Bungee jumping is a breath taking and interesting activity where you jump from a platform with a bungee cord which will be connected to your tied two legs. During bungee jumping, you will jump from the top of the Nile down to the bottom of the river surface which gives you an incredible moment.
  • Water Rafting: After bungee jumping you will have lunch and after lunch, you will go for white water rafting which starts with a briefing where you are given instructions. White water rafting experience is an exciting activity done on River Nile by use of a small paddle raft filled with air and you will be provided with a trained guide. During white water rafting, the paddle raft will navigate the rapids on River Nile and it’s done according to grades which range from grade 1 to grade 5.

After the adventurous white water rafting activity you will meet up with your driver guide and transfer back to Kampala. 

End of your 2 Days Mabira Forest & Itanda Falls Tour

Tour includes 

  • An English speaking driver guide
  • Sezibwa falls tour
  • Accommodation
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Vehicle and fuel
  • Bungee jumping
  • Zip lining
  • Nature forest walk
  • White water rafting
  • Bottled water    

Tour excludes

  • Air flight tickets
  • Visas
  • Optional activities not included on the itinerary
  • Personal expenses like buying souvenirs, crafts, drinks, laundry services, tips among others.

What to carry for White water rafting and Bungee jumping activity

  • Light clothes for white water rafting like a swimsuit
  • Pair of shorts to wear while on the river
  • Change of outfit after rafting
  • Waterproof bag to protect your camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat with a retention strap

See also: 2 Days Mabira & Source of the Nile tour

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