This weekend gate away is a 2 day and 1 night package starting on Saturday morning and ending Sunday afternoon in time for you to get back home and prepare for work the next day. The tour package starts and ends in Kampala.
Below prices are for 2 individuals
Foreign Nationals $200
East African/Ugandan Nationals UGX 700,000?=
Day 1 (Saturday)
Our agent will pick you from your location within Kampala or Entebbe. You can also be picked from an agreed location basing on prior arrangement. This journey takes you through Kampala city Centre all the way to Mukono District. You first stop over will be at the famous Mabira Rain forest where you will be given 15 mins to move around and take some photos and buy snacks where necessary. You will make the second stopover at kakira works and see the famous sugar factory before proceeding to Jinja.
On arrival in Jinja you will be taken to the following locations to see; Jinja town tour where you will see the newly erected buildings in jinja and also the old jinja, Bujagali dam-the new hydro dam that generates massive amounts of electricity in Uganda, Owen falls dam – first and oldest dam in Uganda constructed during the colonial time, Visit the state of the art bridge in jinja with magnificent designs and views that will change the face of transportation in jinja.
You will then be transferred to Samuka Islands on Lake Victoria on a speed boat. This cruise takes between 10-20 mins depending on the speed, you will be able to see different other islands from a further distance as you approach Samuka Island. Get checked into your hotel and you will be given 30 mins to settle down as lunch is prepared. Have you lunch at the club house or have it delayed to your room at an extra room service fee.
Those interested in Bird Watching will have the chance to see over 30 different species of birds that breed in the island (not guarantee all species will be around). The island also offers kayak services to residents who are interested in water activities.
Day 2 (Sunday)
After breakfast at the island, you will be picked by the assigned captain at the agreed time, to be transferred back to Jinja to get back home. Make a quick stop over at Jinja Port where you see ships docked (not guarantee since they keep moving in and out of jinja). Your next stop will be at the source of river Nile (Longest river in Africa), from here you will be able to see the separation and barrier between the river Nile and lake Victoria that non of the water bodies cross. You will stop to take photos or videos for memory at this spot. After this stop, get to your car awaiting to transfer you back to Kampala.
Source of the Nile
- Transfers to and From Jinja
- Guides to all mentioned places
- Boat transfers To and From Samuka Island
- Welcome Drinks at Samuka Island
- 1-night accommodation at Samuka Island
- Meals at Samuka Island (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast)
- Park Fees
- Room service fee
- Extra Drinks
- Personal expenses