White water rafting on River Nile
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 company in Uganda so that they fully enjoy these wonders.
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.
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 the Nile tour
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.
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.
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.