Are you planning to visit Jinja? Attractions and Things to do in Jinja, Jinja City is one of the major adventure destinations in Uganda and is known as the adventure town in Uganda for both local and international travelers. Jinja was once a fishing village and has evolved over the years, and now it has city status. Jinja Town is found in South Eastern Uganda, East of Capital Kampala, and on the shores of Lake Victoria. It is the administrative city of Jinja District and the Busoga Kingdom. There is much to do and see in Jinja Uganda ranging from its River Nile source point, various waterfalls, and Fisheries, Electricity Dams, Mabira Forest, and Sugarcane Plantations en-route to the city. Attractions and Things to do in Jinja Adventure and explore Jinja city with Eco Adventure Safaris.
Top Things to do in Jinja?
Boat cruise on River Nile
Going on a boat cruise on River Nile is one of the most interesting things to do on your adventure trip to Jinja City. River Nile is well known to be the longest river in the world. Its source starts right from Jinja Uganda, and some people may still be wondering how the name Nile came about. It flows from the surrounding areas close to the equator to the outrageous Safari desert and up to the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The river is about 6696km long and pours its water to over nine countries, although it’s more centered on Uganda as well as Egypt. Countries include Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zaire, and Ethiopia. This famous river and longest comprises two major twigs, the white and blue Nile that connects in Khartoum to form the core Nile that is made up of Cataract Nile along with the Egyptian Nile.
You will take a boat cruise to the source of the Nile Point in Jinja and you will be able to a lot of Birds, Islands, and Vegetation on the shores, Lizards when Lucky and the People stay at the point as well as visit the craft shops and purchase some souvenirs. It is such a beautiful experience that you must have on your list as you spend 6 days in Jinja city.
White water rafting experience
White water rafting activity is a top-notch activity to do with your loved one on your adventure in Jinja City. The stretch of rapids along the upper Nile near Jinja is considered one of the most spectacular places in Africa to go white-water rafting. Despite the intensity of some of the rapids (grade IV and V), most people who venture here are first-time rafters seeking an adrenaline rush as part of their tour in Uganda.
Safety standards are impeccable, with all rafting trips accompanied by a fleet of rescue kayaks and a safety boar you can retreat to if you find things a bit too adventurous for your tastes. In addition to the standard big water runs, there are also less extreme options including a family float trip. Contact us to take on an awesome white water rafting trip to Jinja City on your adventure vacation.
Tandem kayaking makes you take on some of the biggest and best rapids in a single day. Facing huge wave trains, crashing white water, and powerful hydraulics. It is such an experience and it’s a team effort between you and your guide to making it through all of the rapids successfully. You will be paddling the river with our expert tandem kayaking guides who know the river like the backs of their hands. For those who like the idea of having their own craft, taking on the white water truly down at river level and getting the best experience, or simply for those who have done rafting before and want to step it up, tandem kayaking is one of the things to do in Jinja City on your adventure.
Quad Biking Around Jinja and the Near the Nile
Quad biking is also a great experiential activity to in Jinja city, you can opt for 1hr, 2hr, 3hr and 4hr quad biking safaris. You do not need previous experience driving a vehicle is necessary. A free training session is conducted before each safari and trips are tailored to suit the rider’s ability and give the best possible adventure. The wetter the better – ATV Quad bikes love mud and so will you, sliding across the puddles and potholes. Quad biking along the beautiful banks of the Nile is a thrill you won’t soon forget as you enjoy adventure in Jinja City.
Horseback Riding in Jinja.
Horseback riding safaris provide a fantastic way to explore the Banks of the Nile, see a traditional Ugandan village and view the stunning panorama from the hills overlooking the Nile River valley during your adventure trip in Jinja city. A two- or three-hour ride on these great healthy horses is just one of those special experiences you will not soon forget. The horses are very well trained and maintained, there are horses for riders of all experience levels.
You can also do a Bungee Jumping trip on your adventure Vacation to Jinja city. Leaping over the source of the Nile from one of the most spectacular bungee jumping sites in the world. There are more things to do in Jinja on your honeymoon trip such as Visiting the Sezibwa falls, Sugarcane Plantations, Markets and fishing villages in Jinja city.
Where to Stay in Jinja City
Hotel options in Jinja city range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose where to stay in depending on your interests and Budget. Some of the best hotels in Jinja are Wild Water Lodge, 2Friends beach Hotel, Jinja Nile Hotel, and many others. Attractions and Things to do in Jinja
Why book your adventure trip to Jinja with Eco Adventure Safaris?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing adventure safari experiences to Uganda and Rwanda but has now expanded to offer safaris to Tanzania, Kenya, and D R Congo. If contacted, one of our staff will assist in providing accurate and timely information that you can rely on within 30 Minutes. Attractions and Things to do in Jinja