My wife and I last year came to Uganda to visit our daughter volunteering with non – governmental organization “E4P – Africa” in Uganda. And in our last week in Uganda we wanted to explore the country and researched on very many tours in Uganda and we found Jinja to be the best tourist destination offering a variety of activities to enjoy with my family.
Things to Do and See in Jinja – Uganda are the Experiential Adventure Capital of East Africa –located on the White Nile Things to do and See and Lake Victoria where experiential adventures abound. There are unending activities for the adventurous at heart. Jinja as an adventure capital may become a placid city in the next few years as the Isimba Dam Construction has begun by Chinese Company. if it is built to its proposed height it will destroy some of the best white water rapids in Africa, destroy an industry that employs thousands in hotels, lodges, restaurants, bars, adventure activities that will close.
Experiential White Water Rafting Adventures in Jinja; From mild to wild – white water rafting at its best in Jinja on the White Nile – you might get wet, but you will never forget the experience of rafting on the Nile at Jinja in Uganda. You can take it a bit easy with a family float for you and children.
Jet Boat Adventures up the Nile Rapids at Jinja; Jet boat up the River Nile Rapids at incredible speeds and enjoy the wild of the River Nile without being immersed in it except a bit of spray. Simply a most awesome experience.
Adventurous Kayaking on the River Nile at Jinja; Tandem Kayaking with a most knowledgeable guide to take you down the rapids of the River Nile. You can also try River Surfing, another option at Jinja along the River Nile.
Sunset Cruise at Jinja; Take a Sunset Cruise with dinner and drink at Jinja – simply a most enjoyable experience while at Jinja on the White River Nile.
Houseboat Safari on Lake Victoria – Jinja; Take a two-day houseboat safari on Lake Victoria – Jinja. A great way to relax and chill out in a most novel way in Uganda. Fish, relax, enjoy the scenery including fishing villages along the shore. Two Crew members are on board – your food is prepared for you and you the houseboat can accommodate up 8 – sleep on top or below, two bathrooms are available.
Horseback Riding Safaris along the Nile at Jinja; Horseback riding safari along the Nile and there is even an overnight horseback riding safari of two days – another way to enjoy the Nile, visit Villages and hamlets along the journey and take in the culture and sights.
All Terrain Quad Bike Safari along the Nile at Jinja; All-Terrain Vehicle Quad Biking along the River Nile taking in the sights and the local cultures as you ride through various villages. Visitors to Jinja find this an exhilarating experience.
Mountain Biking along the Nile at Jinja; Bicycling along the Nile at Jinja is a most enjoyable experience for visitors to the Nile area, there are a lot of places where you can ride a bike including along the Nile though various villages and hamlets.
Adventurous Bungee Jumping into the Historic River Nile at Jinja; Bungee Jumping, not for the faint of heart, however many simply enjoy the experience of diving into the Nile River below. It is an unforgettable experience for most.
Visit the Source of the Nile at Jinja; Visit the Source of the Nile and take a boat ride into Lake Victoria from the Source of the Nile Park and back – the park is well kept and has many flowering trees, plants and shrubs attracting a variety of birds and butterflies.
Visit the Nile Brewery at Jinja; The Nile Brewery is located in Jinja and arrangement can be made to visit it and see how the beer is made in Uganda, one of the most popular beers here.
Visit Itanda Falls near Jinja; 27 kilometres outside of Jinja, an amazing place demonstrating the power of nature, and why the Nile is one of the 7 Natural Wonders in Africa.