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If you crave adventure, Jinja town is your ideal destination. If you prefer tranquility and peace, Jinja is also perfect for you. This colonial-style town, once Uganda’s industrial giant, offers the best of both worlds. Jinja is renowned as the Adventure Capital of East Africa, with activities that epitomize the spirit of adventure.

Jinja is home to the source of the Nile, where the river embarks on its 4,000-mile journey to Egypt. You can take a boat to the spot where the Nile departs from Lake Victoria at the now-submerged Rippon Falls. This significant location is also where some of Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes were scattered, honoring his wish to have his remains spread across the world’s major rivers.

Jinja is home to the source of the Nile, where the river embarks on its 4,000-mile journey to Egypt. You can take a boat to the spot where the Nile departs from Lake Victoria at the now-submerged Rippon Falls. This significant location is also where some of Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes were scattered, honoring his wish to have his remains spread across the major rivers of the world.

Other activities in and around Jinja include bungee jumping – “Kiss the Nile,” sundowner boat cruises on the Nile at sunset, jet boating, and kayaking. You can also enjoy horseback safaris along the banks of the Nile, cultural tourism with visits to sites of the Busoga Kingdom, factory tours, and birdwatching around the river. On your way to Jinja, you’ll encounter Sezibwa Falls, a significant Buganda cultural site, and Mabira Forest, which offers birdwatching, forest hikes, and mountain biking.

If you love the rush of adrenaline, Jinja, and particularly the Nile, are the perfect destinations for you. If you seek a quiet and enjoyable vacation, Jinja town offers a peaceful retreat from the bustling city life of Kampala. Contact us today at info@sandntours.com to plan your trip.

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