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Trip Planner Africa  /  Uganda  /  Eastern Region  /  Jinja

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. Popular things to do in Jinja include kayaking and rafting on the Nile, as well as a plethora of other activities, including bungee jumping, quad biking, and horseback rides. On a tour of Jinja, you can enjoy the verdant surroundings and scenic lakeside, visit a local brewery, or roam the busy marketplaces and restaurants. Arrange all the small, but important details of your Jinja trip itinerary using our Uganda road trip planning tool .
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Budget and backpacker-friendly lodgings are abundant in Jinja, situated mostly near the riverside and the railway station. Waterfront resorts, cozy guesthouses, and mid-range hotels are also common, lining the streets of the city center and the lakeshore.
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