3 Day – Source of the Nile Adventure (Uganda)

Zip through the treetops of Mabira on a line that takes you through this huge tropical rainforest. Enjoy great views with the primates and birds. Back on the ground, take your safari farther east crossing the Nile and setting up base in Jinja. This is the entertainment capital of East Africa. And it is for good reason as you will find out on quad bikes and the whitewater of the Nile.


  • Zip line in the Mabira rainforest.
  • Quad Biking.
  • Nile River Lunch Cruise.
  • Visit the Source of the Nile.
  • Whitewater rafting on the Nile.

Tour Summary

Day 1:

  • Leave Kampala for Mabira.
  • Zip lining through the forest canopy.
  • Lunch in Mabira or Jinja
  • Travel east, cross the Nile and into Jinja.
  • Dinner and Overnight at Jinja Base Camp.

Day 2:  

  • Breakfast. 
  • Quad bikes. 
  • Nile River Lunch Cruise. 
  • Visit the Source of the Nile. 
  • Dinner and Overnight at Jinja Base Camp. 

Day 3:  

  • Breakfast. 
  • Whitewater rafting. 
  • Transfer to Kampala. 


Day 1 Zipline through Mabira Rainforest

Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation and set off east into the land of the sunrise and the Nile. You should be leaving Kampala early for Lugazi. You will turn off in Lugazi to travel to the Griffin Falls Camp. The camp, famous for its great outdoor activities, is named after one of the waterfalls in the Mabira. Griffin Falls Camp was created by the Mabira Forest Integrated Community Organization (MAFICO) with the purpose of encouraging ecotourism and generating income to fund projects for the people living in and around the forest.

Once at the camp, you will be met by your guide who will brief you on the main activity of the day. The very well trained and experienced guides, known as Sky Captains / Sky guides will take you across a network of 5 zip-lines that stretches 250 metres across River Musamya. As you zoom along up in the canopy you enjoy great views from the forest roof. You get to see the grey cheeked mangabeys, red tailed monkeys, African fish eagles, great blue turacos and the roaring Griffin Falls!

Accommodation: Dinner & Overnight: Jinja Base Camp (Mountain House)

Day 2 Quad Bike Thrills and Nile Lunch Cruise

This is the day that only one who has experienced it can describe. Today you will begin with breakfast and get set to go out for the quad biking in the morning. You will ride on the best ATV Quadbikes along the River Nile. There are various trails to that allow you get a glimpse of community life along the Nile River corridor. Quad trails run from 1hour on and no experience is necessary.

After the ride, return to the Jinja Base Camp for the Nile River Cruise. Have your lunch as you cruise along on the world’s longest river. After lunch, take a walk or drive to the Source of the Nile which is not far from your accommodation.

Accommodation: Dinner & Overnight: Jinja Base Camp.

Day 3Whitewater Rafting on the Nile

Today’s activity is whitewater rafting—a great adventure on the Nile River which is one of the safest rivers to raft because of its deep waters. Head out to the river and spend the morning with some of the finest rafting guides on the Nile. Nowhere on the Nile will you get such great whitewaters for rafting so enjoy your adventure.
After lunch, transfer to Kampala.

Departure & Return Location



There are several options for accommodation offering different levels of comfort and pricing. These range from budget accommodation to mid-range and high end options. Sometimes, the choice of accommodation is influenced by the activities you are interested in taking. Contact us and we will work with you to choose your ideal safari accommodations within your needs and budget.


Safari Tour Includes

  • Bottled water while in travel
  • Accommodation in approved facilities
  • Tour Guide
  • Park fees and applicable permits
  • All transportation in destination location

Safari Tour Excludes

  • Tips
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees
  • Laundry
  • Personal Insurance
  • Any items not listed in the approved itinerary

Organizer: Kwezi Outdoors Ltd, Uganda