THINGS TO DO IN JINJA

It is a town located a 3 hour drive from Kampala city. It has as many attractions as you could possibly want and even more. Take some time and visit this scenic town for a wonderful weekend.

Bujagali Falls

This is a lovely place to hear tales about the gods and watch men float on the rapids with nothing but a jerrycan to bring them back to safety. It is daring, exciting and  will keep you entertained.

White water rafting

They say you should go rafting atleast once, maybe more if you dare. It takes handling your demons and embracing them to calm your fear and enjoy the exhilaration of fighting to stay afloat in your raft. It’s scary yet might be exactly what you need.

Bungee Jumping

This is done by jumping off a 44m cliff while harnessed from the top. You can opt to let your feet be dipped in the water or be yanked up before. To add a bit of illicit thrill, try a jump in the night. You will enjoy the combination of fresh cool air and the adrenaline as you jump. The best part is you can jump with a friend if you are scared.

Swimming

The former Hotel Triangle, currently called Brisk is one of a few spots you can go to find a large pool to swin in. For a low price, you can enjoy the privacy of the water and work those kinks out for the day.

Visit the Swaminarayan Hindu temple

The main Hindu temple is situated on the way to the show ground from Jinja town. It is lovely to look at and you can take a tour so as to see anything you are curious about.

Boat ride

It would be a plus to enjoy a boat ride while in Jinja Town. You can get one at the Source of the Nile or Bujagali Falls. This is something you can enjoy with friends or family.

We at Sabili Tours would be happy to plan a trip for you to Jinja. Contact us here.

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BUJAGALI FALLS

These falls are a lovely attraction for the curious, the daring and the wanderlust traveler. Located in Jinja town, a 3 hour drive from the capital of Uganda, they are a nice draw away from the busy town. More a series of rapids than falls, they will captivate you and blow you away.

From ancient myths about gods, daring displays from locals who will float on the rapids with only a jerrycan, it is an escape from the daily norm and a worthwhile visit. Travelers take a peculiar delight in watching local men throw themselves into the top of the falls with nothing more than a plastic Jerry can, sealed with an avocado, to keep them alive. A dance with the gods daring them to do what they can to stop it. It has camping grounds in case you decide to stay there for a while.

 

Contact us here to arrange a trip to the famous Bujagali Falls.

BUNGEE JUMPING FOR YOU

 

Have you ever jumped off a cliff or wanted to? Like really step off a ledge and drop, hoping you will find your wings and soar. Bungee jumping is one of those things you want to try at least once in your lifetime; Twice and more if you dare. It’s liberating and relaxing to just take the plunge and know that before you hit rock bottom, something will hold you back and you can fly back and forth over and over again.

Now would be a good time to scream out all your frustration with life and not receive weird looks like you’re crazy. It’s a time you can be exhilarated about nature and life. It’s taking a key and letting out that crazy person you know exists in your head but no one else hears.

In Uganda, we have a 44m plunge into River Nile at Nile High Bungee. From a steel platform which soars above the cliffs which tower over the deep, fast-flowing river, you take your thrilling jump. The view from above is scary and of course you get the jitters but it is much safer than you would think.

After the Bungee, you can explore the river in the wild Nile Jet. With a tandem jump, two people can be strapped together at the ankles and jump at once which is less scary for those that need someone to hold their hand. For water touches, you have the option of a rope long enough to allow you to be dunked in the river.

Full moon touches involve jumping into the darkness while plummeting towards the waters. This is the stuff adventures are made of. You can jump whatever time of the day you please, just don’t miss the date with your adventurous side.