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Attractions and Things to do on River Nile. River Nile has many Ideas and activities to do around, you will have a luxurious experience on River Nile. River Nile is well known to be the longest river in the world. Its source starts right from Jinja Uganda; some people may be wondering how the name Nile comes about. It’s a famous Greek word merely meaning valley. 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. With Eco Adventure Safaris You will enjoy your adventure around River Nile in Uganda ranging from its source point, various waterfalls, fisheries, Wildlife, Delta and among others.
Attractions and Things to do on River Nile?
White Water Rafting in Jinja
White water rafting activity is a top-notch luxury activity to do on River Nile on your trip, it is very interesting and amazing. The stretch of rapids along the upper River 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 awesome white water rafting on River Nile.
Tandem Kayaking on River Nile
Tandem kayaking is also an adventurous activity to do on the river Nile, it lets you take on some of the biggest and best rapids in a single day with your loved one. Facing huge wave trains, crashing white water, and powerful hydraulics. It is such a top luxury activity to do in Jinja 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 absolute sport and amazing.
Are not scared of height? Are interested in taking adventure challenges as newlyweds, Leaping over the source of the River Nile from one of the most spectacular bungee jumping sites in the world is one of the best honeymoon activities to do on River Nile. It is such a great experience on your vacation to Uganda.
Boat cruise on River Nile
A cruise along one of Africa’s famous rivers will provide newlyweds with an intimate, relaxing, and overall unique experience. You can sail past the source of the Nile, the Islands, historic spots, view gorgeous scenery, falls, Delta, and easily embark on new experiences and activities along the way. Your local guides will take you on a speed boat, Party boat with Music and Wine, Launch cruise or on a canoe for a true African Experience on your holiday on River Nile.
Visiting the Waterfalls on River Nile
Visit the amazing falls along River Nile is also among the top experience on your to-do list on your trip. You will take a boat cruise to the start of the trail for the hike to the top of the falls which can take you about one hour walk. You will be able to see the amazing falls from a great viewpoint and have clear pictures of the Murchison falls as well as the Uhuru falls. There is also Kalagala falls also along the Nile in Jinja.
River Nile crosses through the famous Murchison falls National Park, here you will have a chance to do game drives to spot animals, these include the Buffaloes, Elephants, Jackson hartebeests, Antelopes, Lions, Kobs, Giraffes, Hyenas, Bushbucks, Shoebill stork and Warthogs among others. You can as well take on Hot Air Balloon experience.
Where to Stay around River Nile
Staying in Hotels close to the River or with awesome views of the River is always the most considered for many travelers. We shall suggest for you the best hotels and you choose depending on your budget, some of the include, The Haven Eco Lodge Jinja, Wild waters Lodge, Nile Jinja Resort, Parra safari Lodge, Chobe safari Lodge, Nile safari Lodge, Kabalega safari Lodge, Pakuba safari Lodge, Source of the Nile resort and many others.
Why book your trip to Jinja River Nile with Eco Adventure Safaris?
Eco Adventure Safaris offers best trip deals to Jinja as well as gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda, Uganda and Congo. We combine gorilla trekking safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about Attractions and Things to do on River Nile.