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Visiting source of River Nile in Jinja


Jinja is the second largest urban city located 80km from Kampala capital city. it is mostly known as the east Africa’s adventure capital because of its unique physical features and its mostly known for various and unique activities like white water rafting ,tubing, bungee jumping, busowko falls, bujagalli falls  visit, source of Nile boat cruise to the  source, Jinja city tour, visit the Busonga kingdom palace

There following is the list of activities you can participate in on your trip to Jinja

  1. Source of Nile visit

Source of the longest river Nile in the world comes from .spring beneath and largest lake in Africa Lake Victoria. The river flows to the north of Africa through east Africa. It begins in the rivers that flows into Lake Victoria from Uganda, kenya and, Tanzania and, empties in the mederenean sea more than 6600km to the north making it the longest river in Africa and distributed along the river in the world.

The Nile River was critical in the development of ancient Egypt runs through the borders of other 10 countries like Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, DR Congo, and Ethiopia among others and it has three main tributaries which are the White Nile, Blue Nile, and akabar Nile and the boat cruise takes 45 minutes to 1 hour to reach the source of Nile while indentifying different bird species and storytelling by resident guides

  1. White water rafting

River Nile is the longest river in the world and its starts its journey flowing out of lake Victoria at jinja Uganda. The Nile is one of the great world’s great water rafting location in Bujagali.

  1. Bungee jumping

Bungee jumping on River Nile is one of the lifetime adventure activities and one of the  safe activities on river done by the recognized company with well-trained instructors who beliefs you and take care of you to jump a cliff of 44meters above ,the Nile and 125 feet’s with the minimum 35 kg and maximum 270 kg

  1. Busowoko falls

Busowoko falls is one of the major falls on River Nile after the others including the Bujagali falls Owen falls were jumped down by the hydroelectric power dams’ constructions. Since they were discovered in 2019 the falls have become major tourist attractions attraction 0ver 100s of tourists who according to locals around that they visit mostly during the weekend. Busowoko is located downstream on River Nile about 19km from Jinja city in Buswali village and located off the dirty Bundondo road and the entrance is just 500# Uganda shilling.

Their many activities you can do on your visit to Busowoko falls



Water rafting


Cultural dances

  1. Tubing

Tubing is also one of the adventure activities done river Nile while floating on water on top of tubes about 2 hours and it rewards visitors with life time memories

There other many activities like jinja city tour, camping, fishing, visiting the kingdom palace and then en-route visit to Mabira forest for zip lining