THINGS TO DO IN JINJA.
Formerly known as Uganda’s industrial town, Jinja is located in Eastern Uganda just a few km away from Kampala city with a lot of scenic attractions and activities ranging from adventure and relaxing. The adrenaline capital is perfectly located and endowed with River Nile which popularized it and promoted tourism aggressively. Book with Chosen Expeditions and Tours to experience the tranquility of Jinja to the climax as you choose from the following wonders.
- Quad biking.
- Horseback riding.
- White water rafting.
- Zip lining.
- Bungee jumping.
White water rafting.
You can never forget the water rafting experience on the world’s longest River Nile on your visit to Jinja town in Uganda. Due to the presence of the mighty River Nile, White water rafting is arguably the most memorable adventure in the adrenaline capital of Jinja. It has gradings ranging from 1-5 where 3 and 5 are the most challenging and scary as you have to maneuver through strong waves using strong air filled boats. The activity package goes for 125 USD half day and 270 USD full day
Note: Do not worry about safety because teams of experienced rafters are provided for your rescue in case of emergencies.
This is yet another thrilling activity on your visit to Jinja. While Kayaking, you will be able to navigate the Nile with the help of a guide using a small and narrow boat that is tied around your waist with double blade paddle. Enthusiasts are taught capsizing, controll and rescue techniques before they commence the activity. This package cots 125 USD
Explore the Nile Banks to the climax along with scenic views of the typical villages of Uganda on a unique horseback ride. This activity also gives you an opportunity to view the hills that overlook the Nile Valley as you canter through the plantations and later rest in the peaceful Mabira Forest as you gaze at its tree species, primates like monkeys and different birds hoovering around with melodious sounds.
Although frightening, bungee jumping is indeed an adventurous experience not for the weak hearted. It involves jumping and bouncing back off the Nile river water from a high cliff tower with tied legs. You therefore ought to be free from illnesses like heart attacks and hypertension to prove your bravery and above 13 years of age. This experience costs 115 USD
This is indeed an exhilarating activity for small groups or families with children. Ride this all terrain 4 wheeled bike along River Nile through the different local villages, sugarcane plantations in Jinja with un forgettable sights.
Tubing experiences in Jinja at River Nile range from flat and extreme water tubing both having specific hours and age restrictions. There is nothing relaxing like tubing on the Nile on a hot day with scenic views and cool breezes as you give back to the locals
This is yet another recreational activity for the adrenaline junkies. In Jinja, zip lining is carried out at Griffin falls camp to zip away along 2 long zip lines of about 250 meters under bright and clear sky. This activity gives views of the primates, bird species through the tallest trees of the forest and Musamya River. The prices range from 50 USD, 80 USD (including nature walks, lunch and coffee) and 60,000 UGX.
Fishing enthusiasts are also in for enjoyment. Spot fishing in Jinja is carried out on the policy of catch and release for conservation purposes. This is carried out along the banks of River Nile with expectations of catching species like tilapia, Nile perch among others.