Guided tour

Jinja: Guided Walking Tour with Optional Source of the Nile

Activity provider: Immersion UG

Jinja: Guided Walking Tour with Optional Source of the Nile

Activity provider: Immersion UG

From US$ 24 per person

Explore the lively streets of Jinja with a local guide for an exciting walking tour. Discover the oldest cafe in Uganda and the city market, try street food, and choose to see the Source of the Nile.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Uganda's first ever cafe and learn about their community work
  • Explore Jinja's art scene at the local artists and crafts market
  • Learn this town's role in Uganda's British colonial history
  • Discover Uganda's contribution to the 1st and 2nd World War
  • Visit the source of the world's longest river if you choose this option
Full description
Welcome to Jinja! Meet up with our local guide at the main post office and hop from stop to stop along Jinja's main street. Discover Uganda's oldest cafe and try some of Uganda's renowned robusta coffee. Visit colonial buildings such as Uganda's first storeyed building and police station. Learn about Jinja's special place in Uganda's British colonial history. Hear about the first asian settlers and the dark chapter involving the infamous Idi Amin Dada. Visit the central fresh produce market and try fruit and street food. Lastly, visit the world war cemetery and memorials, the old railway bridge and if you choose this option, the source of the Nile.
Includes
  • Entry fees to the source of the Nile (if this option is selected)
  • Boda ride from old railway bridge to the cemetery and source of the Nile (optional - if you prefer, we can walk)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 13 years
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 70 years

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Date

Meeting point

Meet at the main entrance of Jinja Main Post Office, Main Street, Jinja, Uganda.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Face mask or protective covering

Product ID: 420694