Jinja

4×4 Car Rental – Jinja Town – Self Drive Car Hire in Uganda

Junja Town is one of major towns in Uganda with many tourist attractions. This is why we offer flexible car rental services from Jinja town, meaning, you can start and end your trip in this town. The can can be delivered to any point / hotel or your place of residence around Jinja.

Exploring the historical Jinja town in Uganda

Jinja town is located in Jinja district south eastern part of Uganda, only 80kms away from Kampala. Jinja district is bordered by Mukono and Kayunga districts in the West, Mayuge and Iganga in the East and Kamuli in the North. The town is located on the shores of Lake Victoria near to the source of River Nile and this strategic location makes the town tourism hub in Uganda because many tourists who are on their Uganda safaris tour Jinja in order to explore the longest River Nile and the third largest lake victoria.

Jinja town is the largest Metropolitan area in Jinja District and it’s considered the capital of Busoga Kingdom. The nearby towns and villages include Njeru, Buenda, Walukuba, Bugungu and Bugembe and all these nearby towns have an interesting culture of the local people staying on those areas and these can be explored and enjoyed by any visitor on his or her Uganda safaris. Jinja has an interesting history which dates back in the year 1908, when Jinja was a fishing village that benefited from language of the two people (Baganda and Basoga) that lived on either side of the River Nile in the area. In both languages “Jinja” means “Rock”. Exploring Jinja enables one to enjoy the nice stories narrated by the experienced guide explaining how past and the present Jinja town.

Exploring Jinja town is one of the activities travellers planning their safaris to Uganda should not miss because the safaris taken to Jinja are much rewarding due to the various tourism activities as the river rafting in the waters of the great Nile, boat cruising can also be explored .Taking boat cruise in the river Nile enables the visitors to enjoy the views of different bird species surviving in the banks of the River Nile and the white fresh waters of Lake Victoria. The whitewater rafting activities in Jinja can be perfectly done half day as well as full day and two days activity and this is mainly determined by the tourists demand.

The town also offers the opportunity of the tourists to watch wildlife protected at the Buwenge wildlife sanctuary and for adventurous travellers can enjoy the visit to a beautiful nine-hole golf course located in Jinja and in this golf course one can enjoy golf games as well as enjoying the views of different green views of the natural beautiful vegetation. The “Source of the Nile” is famous for the small memorial garden where prominent Pan –Africanist Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes where distributed. Hence Gandhi admirers can take safaris to Jinja for memorable stories and one can also tour the Jinja’s Hindu temple where a bronze Gandhi bust is housed.