WHAT TO DO IN JINJA?
River Nile Sunset Cruise
Nothing beats an African sunset and particularly one over River Nile. Salute the end of another great day with Mwanzo Tours Uganda, good food and an ice-cold beer or gin & tonic
Don’t forget to bring your cameras to capture not just the sunset, but an array of birdlife including our resident African Fish Eagles swooping for small fish. Mwanzo Tours staff will keep the complimentary food and drinks flowing the whole time, while you just sit back and soak up the peaceful.
Enjoy a unique ride through various trails that meander past typical Ugandan villages, alongside the banks of the Nile River, through vast sugar cane plantations and under the vast rain forest trees of Mabira Forest.
Trails include short safaris (1 hour and a half hours, 2 hours & 3-hour rides) and these are run 7 days a week at 10am in the morning and 2pm in the afternoon.
Our sunset rides (90mins) run from 4pm on demand.
Nile Lunch Cruise
Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch while cruising around the first few kilometers of the Nile searching along the shores and small islands for birds, otters and Nile Monitor lizards.
Bicycle Tours in and Around Jinja
Book a tour to discover the beauty of Jinja by bike. The tour is inclusive of a tour guide, (where necessary), bike rental and helmet, (water and snacks are provided).
Brewery Tour – Are you curious about the locally-brewed spirit in Jinja, Uganda? Then this is the tour for you.
Flat Water Kayaking
Slow, calm, relaxed, the Nile at your own pace. Cruising through the source of the Nile with a drink in your hand, learning about the history and significance of the region or out on lake Bujagali to find some space, see the birdlife and take a break from the bumpy roads.
Nile SUP – Stand Up Paddling
A steady nature, great posture and skill define stand-up paddle boarding (SUP). You don’t, however, need these attributes to start.
A sense of humor, an appreciation for exploration and a willingness to try something new is all you need to get going on a SUP.
Nature Tour – Discover the beautiful nature of Jinja. This route will surprise you with the stunning scenery outside of the town.
Introduction Tour – This tour is the perfect bicycle ride for those newcomers in or around Jinja! Are you a new volunteer, an organisation or anyone generally new to Jinja? Then book yourself onto this tour.
Community Tour – Ride to a nearby community in Soweto and see the local, rural reality of living in the North East of Jinja.
Historical Tour – Have you ever thought of the stories behind the beautiful but rundown buildings from the colonial times around Jinja? Then book this tour for amazing facts and stories about Jinja Town.
The best ATV Quadbike Safaris in Africa with the best prices in the World – beside the River Nile at Bujagali Falls, near Jinja – off the beaten tracks and into the warm heart of Uganda.
There are various trails to see the local area and no experience is necessary. The village trail offers a brief glimpse into rural African life and trails range from 1hr to 3hr safaris.
Enjoy an exciting night out; visit at least 5 different bars, have lots of fun and a safe way to explore Jinja at night. Includes return transport, t-shirt, light snacks and limited drinks included.