This 2 Days Uganda Safari Tour – White Water Rafting Jinja is an interesting trip as you get to go for white water Rafting on the world’s longest River, the Nile.
Jinja source of the Nile is a point where River Nile starts its long journey to Mediterranean sea. By visit the source of the Nile, you would have seen the source of the longest river on planet earth and also the largest flesh water lake in Africa. There has been controversies about the source of the Nile with Rwanda claiming that The source of the mighty River Nile is in Nyungwe Forest. This is not the case at all since all rivers that originate from Rwanda, Rwenzori pour their water in Lake victoria and its from lake victoria at Jinja that we get to see River Nile separating from Lake victoria to start its long journey northwards.
Jinja has over the years gained a strong reputation of fun and adventure. The availability of spectacular physical features including the source of the longest river in the world has attracted multitudes of people from far and wide who opt to experience fun and adventure during their visit to The Pearl of Africa. The wonders of Jinja are quite invigorating and the popular tour activities are just right even for the most adventurous of people. Most people usually prefer to use the services of a Tour Safari Company in Uganda so that they fully enjoy these wonders. Visit Uganda and take part in these Jinja tourist activities.
Some of the wonders of Jinja and popular tour activities include the following;
White Water Rafting on River Nile.
Very few tour activities can compare to the experience of white water rafting on river Nile the world’s longest river. The scenery is stunning, to say the least. The weather is conducive all year round and the water rapids look surreal. White water rafting on River Nile is best done in groups and an all day rafting session covers a distance of about 21 kilometers through eight big rapids. In some parts, the water is calm, clear and perfect for swimming. Plenty of bird species can also be seen hovering around. Rafting on the Nile is a great highlight of Jinja tourist activities.
Jinja is well known for Bungee Jumping, an adrenaline pumping experience where you plunge yourself 43 meters down into open space before partly immersing yourself into the Nile water at the Nile High Bungee. Bungee jumping is an activity much loved by those who want to test the limits of their adventure spirits.
Source of river Nile
The River Nile has its source in Uganda. At this point the Nile water is seen setting off from the still Lake Victoria water at a reasonable speed before making its way up to the Mediterranean sea, making it the longest river in the world.
Boat Rides along the Nile.
A typical tour in Jinja is bound to include a boat ride along the River Nile. Boat Rides give visitors a chance to encounter lots of bird species and stunning scenery. Bird watching is best done while on one of these boat rides.
Quad biking takes adventure to a whole other level and does not require prior driving experience. A free training session is conducted before each safari and trips are tailored to suit the riders’ ability and give the best possible adventure. Sliding across the puddles and potholes in mud makes quad biking much more fun.
Kayaking on River Nile is a great way to experience the river up close. The weather is always right foe Kayakers to explore the Nile, the beautiful surroundings and exotic birds.
Horse riding is done along the shores of River Nile and it is a great way to explore Uganda’s beauty. The surrounding landscape and the local communities make horse riding such a fun and adventurous experience. Birdwatchers also stand a chance of encountering many of the different bird species along the shores of River Nile.
You will be driven to Jinja by our professional guide. The guide will take you through Mabira tropical forest which is a natural forest with a variety of primates and birds. You will proceed to Jinja with a stopover at Owen Fall Dam where the hydroelectric power for Uganda is generated then after to Nile Ripon falls. Continue to Bujagali falls where you will spend some time there watching the beautiful sceneries and the drivers as they swim through those rapids. Have lunch then in the afternoon you will go for rafting which is one of the most exciting activities done on the source of the Nile. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Jinja. At King Fisher Resort
Early morning after breakfast, you go for a boat ride on the Nile and visit the source of the Nile which is an interesting experience for you. Return at the lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon, you will start your journey back to Kampala.