Jinja Travel Guide

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Jinja Overview

Jinja is a major town in Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria. On the major route between the capital Kampala and Kenya.

Jinja lies in the south east of Uganda, 87 km north east of the capital, Kampala. It is located on the shores of Lake Victoria, near to the source of the Nile

It is home to the source of the Nile where the waters of Lake Victorias used to drop down in the river. Today there is only a small park around the place and a huge power plant generating a large part of the electricity in Uganda.

Among tourist Jinja is mainly known as a base for adventure activities. One of the most thrilling adventures is the white water rafting on the nile.