One day Tours in Uganda are short excursions that usually begin early morning as day trips from Kampala and end in the evening. These 1 day tours are usually supplementary trips done before or after visitors have accomplished longer Uganda safaris. After a longer safari, visitor may choose to visit any of the tourist attractions that are not far from Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda. The trips are among the cheaper or budget Uganda tours since they are short-lived.

One day tours Uganda

Some of the tour activities during these short tours in Uganda include most of the reacreation outdoor activities. These take the example of White water Rafting on River Nile and Quad Biking in Jinja. Others are Horse riding in Jinja or Kijabijo along Gayaza road in Wakiso district, Ssezibwa Falls in Mukono as well Kayaking, Bungee Jumping and Jet boat cruise in Jinja. Other day tours also entail, Mabamba shoe-bill tours, a visit to Ngamba Island in Lake Victoria, a tour to Buwama Crocodile farm and Kampala city tour. Rhino trekking at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola district as well Zip lining adventure or Canopy Super Sky-way in the thick Mabira Forest are also among the day trips from Kampala city. The only day trip in Uganda but does not begin from Kampala is a 1 day gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This shortest gorilla tour is one of the Uganda gorilla trekking safaris from Kigali in Rwanda.

Speedway Safaris has paraded for you the top amazing 1 day tours in Uganda starting from Kampala. These are mainly day trips from Kampala to Jinja and other areas. Look through them and choose what best suit your safari preferences. The single to safaris are just a component of the numerous things to do in Uganda that many travelers visit Uganda for.


Recreational outdoor activities

1 Day Whitewater Rafting Adventure on River Nile

This 1 day whitewater rafting trip begins early morning from Kampala and end in the evening after a brave water encounter on the world’s longest river whose source is at Jinja.

Uganda Safaris Tours

1 Day Tour to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria

From Kampala, transfer to Entebbe from where you will cruise to Ngamba Island in Lake Victoria, enjoy chimpanzee feeding sessions and return to main land in the afternoon.

1 Day Rhino Trekking in Uganda at Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch

Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, the only place in Uganda where one can go rhino trekking in the wild on a 7000 hectare ranch in Nakasongola district, off Kampala-Gulu highway.

1 Day Mabamba Swamp Shoebill Birding Tour Uganda

Visit Mabamba Swamp, a wetland on Lake Victoria shorelines where you will spot the Shoebill stork plus a variety of water birds as you cruise on a powered canoe.

1 Day Kampala City Tour and Surrounding Historical Places

Spend a day visiting some of the top cultural, commercial, religious and historical tourist places in Kampala City and the surrounding areas and appreciate the rich heritage of Uganda.

Adventure Uganda Tours

1 Day Trip to the Source of River Nile in Jinja from Kampala City

Take a one day trip from Kampala to Jinja and visit the source of the Nile point. Take a boat cruise from the main land to the source of River Nile monument, have photo moments before sailing further into the lake waters.

1 Day Quad Biking Adventure Tour near Jinja City in Uganda

Enjoy a 1 day quad biking tour around Jinja motoring through the villages along the mighty River Nile, having an amazing community encounter as you pass by the cheering locals with glimpse of the river at some points.

Kagulu Hill Climbing

1 Day Kagulu Hill Adventure Climbing Tour in Buyende from Kampala

Take a day trip to Kagulu hill and climb it to the top. The adventure is characterized by amazing rock sightings, spectacular views of the nearby and distant areas plus historical and cultural narrations by the guides.

Mabira Forest

1 Day Ziplining/ Super Skyway Adventure Tour in Mabira Forest Uganda

Take pleasure in Zipline or Super Skyway in the Mabira Forest canopy. This canopy Super Skyway is a canopy “zip-line” system that sends you spiraling between tall trees in the cool and soothing rainforest.

horse riding Uganda

1 Day Horseback Riding Safari in Uganda

Horse Riding is a sport or an outdoor activity of riding horses. Horse riding places in Uganda include Jinja, Munyonyo, Lake Mburo, Kijabijo in Gayaza Wakiso and Entebbe among others.

Lake Mburo

1 Day Trip to Lake Mburo National Park for Wildlife Safaris & Tours

Take a day trip from Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park, one of the tourist attractions in western Uganda and visit the Uganda Equator en route, do game drive and boat cruise on Lake Mburo.

1 Day Tour to Buwama Crocodile Farm in Mpigi, off Masaka Road

Visit Buwama Crocodile farm in Mpigi off Kampala-Masaka highway and get a clear glimpse of the crocs feeding and relaxing. Have a nature tour around the lake and nearby village and you may also test the crocodile meat from the farm restaurant.

1 Day Tour to the Spectacular Ssezibwa Falls in Mukono District

Drive from Kampala to Mukono for a day’s nature tour of the magnificent Ssezibwa Falls in Mukono district. Enjoy nature including viewing the falls, rocks, tea plantations and traditional practices around the waterfalls.

Lions in Entebbe Zoo

1 Day Entebbe City Tour, Visiting Picnic and Spectacular Places

Take a guided 1 Day Entebbe City tour during which you will visit tourist attractions around Entebbe Peninsular including Entebbe Zoo, Reptile Village, botanical gardens, Muzinga park, beaches plus historical places.