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Jinja— 3 nights
Adventure Capital of East Africa
Travelers looking for an adrenaline boost flock to Jinja, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the White Nile.Get out of town with these interesting Jinja side-trips: Walking tours (in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park) and Katwe Tourism Information Centre (in Queen Elizabeth National Park). The adventure continues: do sightseeing at your own pace with Kayak the Nile, take in the dramatic scenery at Itanda Falls, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and view the masterpieces at Cuupa Arts Gallery.
To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jinja online itinerary planner .
If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Entebbe International Airport. October in Jinja sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Jinja
Walking tours, Katwe Tourism Information Centre, Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary
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