1 Day Jinja Tour in Uganda, Jinja source of River Nile tour, Jinja tours-adventure trips

1 Day Jinja city tour is a one day Jinja source of the Nile tour. The Jinja day tour can include white water rafting adventure trip in Jinja on the River Nile, Bungee jumping adventure on the River Nile, Quad biking excursions in Jinja, Mabira forest birding excursion, culture tours and reptile village visits.

Jinja town lies in south eastern Uganda, about 87 Km by road to the east of Kampala and it is blessed with the Source of the Nile to which major safari excursions or trips - Jinja tours base as one of short Uganda safaris & tours. Jinja town is located on the shores of Lake Victoria and it is the vast cosmopolitan place in the Busoga region as well as the capital of the kingdom of Busoga.  The town of Jinja has elevation of 1171 meters & lies at latitude 00*27N & longitude 033*11E.

 The town was named Jinja a word from the dialects of two ethnic tribes of peoples (the Baganda & the Basoga) who lived on either side of River Nile region. In both these languages `Ejinja'  means a rock and having been so rocky, the place was named Jinja.

Jinja day tour to the source of the Nile Detailed itinerary;

 

Tea farm in lugaziEarly morning after breakfast you shall be driven from your Kampala hotel traverse to Jinja a Prime Uganda tour-safari destination through Lugazi a favorite place of rest and healing for the Kabakas of the Buganda Kingdom , people who believe in kiganda traditions still come to seek the old ways at this place . For any visitor, these falls will leave a memorable adventure on your heart.

On your way as you approach Mabira Forest you will come by some of the fast-food dispensers of roasted chicken and beef on sticks done the local way

Mabira food vendersOn top of the lovely over 312 tree and plant species, the forest has over 300 species of birds and over 218 of butterflies.Never the less you shall find different types of monkey and other mammals in this Forest. Walking underneath this canopy of an African tropical Rainforest

The nile raftingAfter get back into the vehicle and go for lunch at the Sunset Hotel -a lovely restaurant perched on a hill over the Nile serving very good with chicken breast stuffed with spinach a great delicacy. It has Ugandan, Chinese, Indian and Italian dishes.
After lunch you will take a short ride to the source of the Nile-a quiet beautiful place, filled with palm trees, fantastic tropical plants and as you walk down the steps toward the Nile you can smell of the flowers there.

Source of the nile As you stand on the Nile, you will hear the gurgling water, watch native fishermen throw their nets in the longest river in Africa- You will take a Boat Ride to the actual source of the Nile and beyond the lake where you will take great pictures for future memories.

You shall after drive to Jinja town once the industrial capital of Uganda but today a residential town filled with many old Indian styled structures in which many Indians lived during the pre-Amin area, some of whom have returned to reclaim their old properties. However Jinja is a multicultural town, dominated by native Basoga mixed up with Baganda, Banyankore Bagwere, Basamya as well as other eastern tribes making it a fusion of a true Uganda town good for any visitor to interact with.
Jinja has many shops along the main road and also a place where to buy Ugandan crafts.
Return to the Kampala in time for dinner at your hotel in the evening.

End of the 1 day Jinja source of the Nile tour

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jinja nile resort - Safari Lodges in Jinja

Jinja Nile Resort is positioned on 30 acres of land overlooking the Nile River and features impressive landscapes filled with palm trees, tropical plants and lawns.

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Gately on the Nile is a boutique bed & breakfast hotel that features tranquil and personalized accommodation and service for the mid-market Uganda Safari undertakers in Jinja.

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lake-serena-victoria-hotel

Lake Victoria Serena Hotel is a luxury / upmarket accommodation establishment located on the shores of Lake Victoria and is noted to the recent to be added to the Serena Hotels portfolio in East Africa.

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