June 22, 2024

Top 7 activities in Jinja

3 days

Jinja is an industrialized town in Busoga sub-region, Eastern Uganda about 81 kilometers (50 mi) east of Kampala lying on the northern shores of Lake Victoria in a strategic location on the East African Highway connecting to Mombasa-Kenya, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. Jinja without any doubt had the largest economy in Uganda because of the industrialization it had and availability of the Nile River water and hydro electricity power for industrial use.

Jinja’s main attractions include: The River Nile, Bujagali Power Station, Nile BreweriesLimited, Kakira Sugar Works (KSW)and Swaminarayan Temple. On andaround the Nile River alone exist several thrilling activities tourists enjoydoing during their visit to Jinja and they include; 

If you plan on doing a tour in Jinja this season and still havent decided which attractions to visit, Tristar Africa skimmer safaris presents to you some of the top activities you cant miss out on.  

  1. Horseback riding along the Nile

This will give you a beautifully life giving breeze as you ride the horse along the Nile visiting villages, cultural sites, tea estates and sugar plantations but horse riders need to wear long trousers and closed shoes, and there’s a 90kg weight limit with trips departing at 10am and 2pm daily.

  • White water rafting

Be sure to get wet but it is really rewarding from mild to the wild. You can choose to enjoy it together with your beautiful family.

  • White water kayaking

This specific town in Jinja has the greatest river in the world and people come from all over the globe to kayak. It is believed to be the perfect place in the world for it. You wouldn’t want to miss it.

  • Bungee Jumping

The activity involves jumping from a ledge with your legs tied up together and a bungee cord connected to it and in East Africa it can only be found right over the Nile in Jinja, Uganda under the management of Adrift Adventure Company who promoted bungee jumping since they started operating in Uganda in 2003.

  • Sunset Cruise on the Nile

This activity organized late in the evening and it delivers you into the night with a memorable view of the White Nile as you enjoy your dinner on board.

  • Houseboat Safari on Lake Victoria in Jinja

This two days houseboat safari relaxes your mind as you chill out with your friends, family and perhaps strangers who you will get friendly to.

  • Source of the Nile tour

Boat rides are organized for tourists to sail up to where the Nile id believed to be having its source just next to the Speke monument in the company of a professional guide. Life jackets are worn by the tourists for safety purposes.

If you are looking forward to visiting Jinja- Uganda’s top tourism hub for the above activities, simply call us today on +256-758540071  us an email to booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.comand the reservations team will handle your inquiry.