JINJA

Adventure capital of Uganda

Jinja

Jinja, the adventure capital of Uganda and the source of the Nile river. At most accommodations you can listen to the thunder of the Nile rapids, and the calls of the many species of bird who call the island home. 

While the world’s longest river (6650km) has sources in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Burundi the out flow of Lake Victoria has always been accredited as being the source of the Nile. In 1858 while travelling with Burton, John Speke “discovered” Lake Victoria and guessed it to be the source of the Nile. This was confirmed when Henry Stanley circumnavigated the Lake and came across the Ripon Falls where the great river begins.

Best time to travel to Jinja

You can visit Jinja all year round but the most pleasant will be during the dry seasons from December to late February and from June to September.  The country straddles the equator so there are no true seasons, although March to May an October to November are wetter.

Special interests? Talk to us and we can include these in your itinerary.

WHAT TO EXPERIENCE IN JINJA

National parks & highlights

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Uganda is much more than a Gorilla destination. The country has beautiful national parks where you can spot the Big 5, enjoy adventure activities and cultural experiences!

Why travel with African Travels to Uganda?

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WHERE TO STAY?

African Travels will send you to the most beautiful and unique accommodations in Africa. They are not only runned by excellent staff, they also give back to the local community and operate as eco friendly as possible. Located in the most beautiful locations, they will contribute to the your ultimate safari experience.

From tented safari camps to luxury boutique hotels. We will make sure they tick all the boxes!

  • All accommodations are carefully selected by us
  • Value for money
  • Local community support
  • The location compliments the African experience

Buhoma Lodge – Uganda

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Buhoma Lodge is a top quality property, with spectacular and uninterrupted views of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge – Uganda

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Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is situated at the trail head for visiting the Nkuringo gorilla family in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Primate Lodge Kibale – Uganda

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Primate Lodge in Kibale is an exclusive eco-lodge in the heart of Kibale Forest National Park, gateway for tracking chimpanzees in Uganda.

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Uganda complete

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During this trip you will visit all the highlights of Uganda. In addition to a gorilla and chimpanzee trek, you will also visit the remote Kidepo National Park and Murchison Falls.

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