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Brief information about the tour

The 1-day Jinja adventure takes us to the vibrant source of the Nile, Africa’s longest river. Jinja is a modern, Charming local city in the Pearl of Africa, and it is a refuge of top things to do in Uganda. From the Nile’s renowned source to the adrenaline-pumping and difficult Uganda Safari activities. Jinja town is located in the heart of everything and is a popular tourist attraction all year.

Day-by-Day Tour Summary

  • Day 1 : Transfer to jinja and departure

Day 1 : transfer to jinja and departure

The 1-Day Jinja Adventure takes us to the vibrant source of the Nile, Africa’s longest river. Jinja is a modern, Beautiful local city in the Pearl of Africa and a refuge of top things to do in Uganda. From the renowned source of the Nile to the adrenaline-pumping and difficult Uganda Safari activities. Jinja town is centrally located and a popular tourist destination all year.

Begin the journey no later than 7 a.m. on a 2-hour road trip; the early morning drive avoids traffic jams from your pickup location up to the Jinja basins; the high routes from the capital City to Jinja are more heavily utilised by locals and visitors each day.

Apart from being the capital of East Africa, it is the largest industrial city in Eastern Uganda and sits on the shores of Lake Victoria, which holds the world’s famous longest river drainage basin—the Nile—which covers eleven countries, namely, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, South Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt.

It was at Jinja that the first and largest hydro-electric power plant was built, providing an amazing opportunity for new emerging businesses to be formed and therefore awarding Jinja as Uganda’s second largest economic activity and the jewel of Africa. Jinja is a tourism destination in and of itself, distinguished by its unusual location between two large fresh water sources, Lake Victoria and the Nile River. The source of the Nile River, among other things, the Sezibwa falls, the large natural forest of Mabira, and many more attractions can be found at Jinja.


Things to do while on your 1-Day Jinja Adventure

Source of the Nile: Taking a boat journey to the Nile’s source is one of the nicest experiences you can have, being greeted by the spectacular north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, usually recognized as the world’s longest river, running over 6,853 kilometers. This is undoubtedly a sanctuary for all hooney mooners and vacationers. It’s exciting for nature viewing, birding, water rafting, horseback riding, motorbike riding, community nature walks, and so on.1 Day Jinja Adventure

Ripon Falls: A natural exit for Lake Victoria, sanctioned in peace at the northern end of Lake Victoria in Uganda, which was long thought to be the source of the Nile. After seeing the falls, the great legendary European explorer, John Hanning Speke, began his trip to follow the path of the Nile downstream.

Owen Falls Dam: It is currently known as the Nalubaale Power Station, and it is a hydroelectric power station located across the White Nile near its source at Lake Victoria in Uganda. The dam sits in a majestic awe of wonders between the towns of Jinja in Jinja District and Njeru in Buikwe District, approximately 85 kilometres apart.

Bujagali Falls: Bujagali Falls is a waterfall near Jinja, Uganda, where the Nile River emerges from Lake Victoria. It’s rich with picturesque legends, and local residents believe it’s the home of a spirit known as the “Spirit of Bujabald,” who protects the village by performing rituals at the falls. The spirit is personified in a man named Jjaajja Budhagali, who lives near the falls; he is the spirit’s thirty-ninth manifestation.1 Day Jinja Adventure

Enjoy the 1-day Jinja Safari nature walks in our 1-day Jinja tour package as you look at nature and the magnificent bird treks in the forest. As you reach Jinja, stop at the Owen Falls Dam Bridge, which creates hydroelectric power. It is Uganda’s largest power station, generating and supplying power from water bodies via ten turbines.

Sir John Speke established the source of the Great Nile. It connects Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea before emptying. The name Nile is derived from a Greek word that means “valley.” It is the primary supply of water for Egypt and Sudan. The river has two major branches: the White Nile and the Blue Nile, which connect Sudan and Egypt.

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  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • A tour guide
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Gorilla permit
  • Drinking water


  • Tips
  • Insurance
  •  Visas
  • International flights
  • Beverages
  • Laundry services

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